Blair McBride

Humans alter environment to improve life

Editor: One of the unelected “chiefs” objecting to the new natural gas…

New harvestable timber limit to be set by Fall, forester says

The new limit on harvestable timber in the region should be known…

RDBN considers plan to cut $40,000 subsidy to recycle depots

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) is trying to reach an agreement…

Privacy woes arise amid StatsCan’s gathering of Canadians’ data

Statistics Canada (StatsCan) has for years been gathering Canadians’ information and providing…

Telkwa mayor hopes to draw new business to the north

The mayor of Telkwa is looking to draw new opportunities to the…

Unresolved land claim at heart of Wet’suwet’en pipeline opposition

Fourteen people may have been arrested at a blockade south of Houston…

Quebec to get $13.1 billion for 2019-2020 in federal equalization

As 2019 unfolds the federal government unveils its plans for the new…

Lakes District Maintenance faces stiffer rules amid snowy roads

The recent heavy snowfall has made road safety top of mind for…

Most First Nations in northern BC support LNG pipeline

Despite the headline-grabbing news coming from the Gitdumt’en anti-pipeline site, most First…

Most First Nations in northern BC support LNG pipeline

Despite the headline-grabbing news coming from the Gitdumt’en anti-pipeline site, most First…

$42M fibre internet expansion bid needs more study, RDBN says

A proposed project to expand fibre internet connectivity throughout the region needs…

Regional Benefits Alliance leadership takes shape

The Northwest British Columbia Regional Benefits Alliance (RBA) is in the final…

Northern B.C. not immune to opioid crisis

Drug overdoses have taken a heavy toll on British Columbians over the…

Lakes District gun owners blast federal Bill C-71 on firearms rules

Bill C-71 amending the Firearms Act, a piece of legislation that would…

Buddy Benches given to Silverthorne thanks to Tahtsa Timber

Often in life everyone needs a buddy, especially children. Burns Lake resident…

West Fraser curtailment to affect 60 jobs at Fraser Lake sawmill

Forestry company West Fraser plans to reduce operations, affecting 60 employees at…

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako gets new board

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) on Nov. 15 elected a new…

Fire destroys Grassy Plains Store

The Grassy Plains Store had been operating for at least 50 years.

Driving without winter tires not worth the risk

Tis the season to be driving with winter tires on British Columbia…

Overhunting cuts moose population, observers say

Most Houston residents who hike or hunt in the bush, or drive…