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Curtain raiser of Nisga'a playwright Larry Guno's Bunk # 7 at REM Lee Theatre in Nov 2021. The play is set to tour northern B.C. next month. (Supplied photo)

Soul-searching play set in residential school prepares for reconciliation tour in northern B.C.

The Raven Collective’s production of Bunk #7 by Larry Guno kicks off in Terrace Sept.29

Curtain raiser of Nisga'a playwright Larry Guno's Bunk # 7 at REM Lee Theatre in Nov 2021. The play is set to tour northern B.C. next month. (Supplied photo)
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Federal Supreme court judge orders new election for Burns Lake band chief

Band to uphold court verdict, current chief councillor steps down

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Parents protest outside Nechako Elementary in Kitimat over concerns of accused predator being hired

Coast Mountain School District 82’s hiring practice being questioned as another witness comes forward

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Left to right: Skeena– Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach, North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice, Premier John Horgan, Attorney General Murray Rankin, Daajing Giids Mayor Kris Olsen, Haida Nation Council president Gaagwiis (Jason Alsop) and Municipal Affairs minister Nathan Cullen. (Taylor Bachrach/Facebook)

Ceremony held on Haida Gwaii to reinstate the ancestral name of Village of Daajing Giids

B.C. Premier, cabinet members attend ceremony with several Haida chiefs, matriarchs and council members

Left to right: Skeena– Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach, North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice, Premier John Horgan, Attorney General Murray Rankin, Daajing Giids Mayor Kris Olsen, Haida Nation Council president Gaagwiis (Jason Alsop) and Municipal Affairs minister Nathan Cullen. (Taylor Bachrach/Facebook)
‘Elect Her’ is a project aimed at increasing representation of women in northwest B.C.’s local governments. (File photo)

Kitimat and Smithers team up to attract more women to local governments in northwest B.C.

‘Elect Her’ campaign aims to increase the number of women in municipal and First Nation governments.

‘Elect Her’ is a project aimed at increasing representation of women in northwest B.C.’s local governments. (File photo)
BC Wildfire Service crews continue to respond to several wildfires in the province. (BC Wildfire Service/Twitter)

BC Wildfire teams responded to over a dozen weekend wildfires in the northwest

Northwest Fire Centre handling 4 out of control fires and several new ones in the region

BC Wildfire Service crews continue to respond to several wildfires in the province. (BC Wildfire Service/Twitter)
Smoke is seen rising from the wildfire near Takla Lake. Fire crews are responding to the fire which started on Aug.17 (Photo courtesy, Wilf Adam)

Crews respond to multiple wildfires in northwest B.C.

Firefighters working towards suppressing fires in Bulkley Valley and Omineca regions

Smoke is seen rising from the wildfire near Takla Lake. Fire crews are responding to the fire which started on Aug.17 (Photo courtesy, Wilf Adam)
West Fraser’s announced on Aug.9 that it will cut 147 positions across Williams Lake, Fraser Lake and Quesnel after amending its B.C. operating plan. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)

Village of Fraser Lake working on transition plan for employees affected by West Fraser Timber announcement

‘I don’t think you’re ever going to be ready for another industry closing:’ Mayor Sarrah Storey

West Fraser’s announced on Aug.9 that it will cut 147 positions across Williams Lake, Fraser Lake and Quesnel after amending its B.C. operating plan. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)
Sim’oogit Ni’isjoohl (Chief Earl Stephens) stands next to a replica of the Ni'isjoohl memorial pole in Laxgalts’ap (Greenville), in the Nass Valley. (Photo courtesy Nisga'a Nation)

Nisga’a delegation headed to Scotland to discuss repatriation of stolen memorial pole

The totem pole was taken in 1929 from Nisga’a House of Ni’isjoohl

Sim’oogit Ni’isjoohl (Chief Earl Stephens) stands next to a replica of the Ni'isjoohl memorial pole in Laxgalts’ap (Greenville), in the Nass Valley. (Photo courtesy Nisga'a Nation)
Nathan Cullen, minister responsible for immigration, during a summer 2022 art unveiling at the Bulkley Valley District Hospital. Cullen recently met with the federal government asking for more control over immigration for the province. (Thom Barker photo)

B.C. asks federal government for more autonomy over immigration to solve labour shortage

Immigration minister Nathan Cullen lobbies Ottawa to up medical professionals sponsorship to 10,000

Nathan Cullen, minister responsible for immigration, during a summer 2022 art unveiling at the Bulkley Valley District Hospital. Cullen recently met with the federal government asking for more control over immigration for the province. (Thom Barker photo)
Coastal GasLink pipeline near Parsnip River crossing in northern B.C., February 2022. The province of B.C. has signed a compliance agreement with CGL to protect the waterways along the pipeline route. (Coastal GasLink photo)

B.C. signs compliance agreement with Coastal GasLink to protect waterways along pipeline

The agreement applies to 100 kilometres of the pipeline where ground is yet to be broken

Coastal GasLink pipeline near Parsnip River crossing in northern B.C., February 2022. The province of B.C. has signed a compliance agreement with CGL to protect the waterways along the pipeline route. (Coastal GasLink photo)

Union ordered to pay employer $500,000 for defamation

Unite Here Local 40 had accused Civeo of breaking its promises to First Nations people

Donald Preston was last seen on July 31. (RCMP submitted photo)

Family of missing B.C. man turns to investigator behind popular podcast to help solve case

Investigator claims foul play involved, Quesnel RCMP says no evidence yet to suggest that

Donald Preston was last seen on July 31. (RCMP submitted photo)
Coastal GasLink pipeline near Parsnip River crossing in northern B.C., February 2022. The province of B.C. has signed a compliance agreement with CGL to protect the waterways along the pipeline route. (Coastal GasLink photo)

B.C. signs compliance agreement with Coastal GasLink to protect waterways along pipeline

The agreement applies to 100 kilometres of the pipeline where ground is yet to be broken

Coastal GasLink pipeline near Parsnip River crossing in northern B.C., February 2022. The province of B.C. has signed a compliance agreement with CGL to protect the waterways along the pipeline route. (Coastal GasLink photo)
Unite Here Local 40 has been ordered to pay Civeo Corporation $500,000 for defamatory statements against the company. (Civeo Photo)

Unite Here Local 40 ordered to pay Civeo $500,000 for defamation

The union had accused the company of breaking it’s promises to First Nations people

Unite Here Local 40 has been ordered to pay Civeo Corporation $500,000 for defamatory statements against the company. (Civeo Photo)
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Active transportation and trail plan moves into phase 4 of implementation

District of Houston looking at creating well connected, safe and accessible network of routes

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Several aviation enthusiasts from across B.C. attended the Fly-in event at the Houston airport. (Donald Dickson/Houston Flying Club)

Houston airport hosts several airplanes for Fly-in event

Organized by Houston Flying Club to promote airport

Several aviation enthusiasts from across B.C. attended the Fly-in event at the Houston airport. (Donald Dickson/Houston Flying Club)
Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen has announced he will not seek the BC NDP leadership. (File photo)

Stikine MLA and municipal affairs minister Nathan Cullen says he won’t be seeking B.C. NDP leadership

All eyes now on Attorney General David Eby who says he is taking time to weigh his decision

Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen has announced he will not seek the BC NDP leadership. (File photo)
A fainting goat climbs up a volunteer as she practices yoga at a barn in Vanderhoof. (Photo courtesy, Alley Gensick)

Vanderhoof barn brings goat yoga to northwest B.C.

The yoga session will be held in July in a barn filled with fainting goats

A fainting goat climbs up a volunteer as she practices yoga at a barn in Vanderhoof. (Photo courtesy, Alley Gensick)
Municipal minister Nathan Cullen’s sign near Smithers was vandalized over the weekend. (Twitter/Nathan Cullen)

Minister Cullen’s signboard in northwest B.C. riding defaced with hate graffiti

‘You do not represent northwest’: Minister calls out idiocy of mischief makers in tweet

Municipal minister Nathan Cullen’s sign near Smithers was vandalized over the weekend. (Twitter/Nathan Cullen)