Deb Meissner

A rail safety report speaking to frustrations felt in the Northwest was released on June 2 and welcomed by Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach. (Kaitlyn Bailey photo)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP calls for abolition of private railway police

Allowing rail companies to investigate themselves is an ‘egregious conflict of interest’: Bachrach

A rail safety report speaking to frustrations felt in the Northwest was released on June 2 and welcomed by Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach. (Kaitlyn Bailey photo)
Silverthorne Elementary School

School District 54 announces new Principal of Early Learning

Filling new role starting October 1

Silverthorne Elementary School
Jimmy Fitzmaurice, a 13-year-old Grade 8 Smithers Secondary School student steered a school bus to safety while another student pulled the emergency brake after the driver suffered a medical incident. (Deb Meissner photo)

Northwest B.C. teens hailed as heroes for stopping runaway school bus

A student grabbed the wheel and another applied the brakes when driver suffered a medical incident

Jimmy Fitzmaurice, a 13-year-old Grade 8 Smithers Secondary School student steered a school bus to safety while another student pulled the emergency brake after the driver suffered a medical incident. (Deb Meissner photo)
Barrett Jack. (Facebook photo)

Family claims RCMP said man who died in Smithers jail was on ‘suicide watch’

Barrett Jack of Witset died while in custody of Smithers RCMP Sept. 4

Barrett Jack. (Facebook photo)
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Morice River wildfire evacuation alert rescinded

Morice River wildfire evacuation alert rescinded

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Evacuation Alert Issued for Morice River Wildfire. (Submitted photo)

BREAKING: Evacuation Alert issued for Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako due to Morice River wildfire

The Morice River wildfire is located approximately 45kms southwest of the District of Houston

Evacuation Alert Issued for Morice River Wildfire. (Submitted photo)
Cindy Martin. The former teacher and advocate for Indigenous women went missing on the night of Dec. 23, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Sheridan Martin)

Remains of Hazelton woman missing since 2018 found

Cindy Martin was last seen in New Hazelton on Dec. 23, 2018

Cindy Martin. The former teacher and advocate for Indigenous women went missing on the night of Dec. 23, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Sheridan Martin)
Grammy Award-winner Alex Cuba and his son Owen chat with Facundo Gastiazoro in front of the artist’s in-progress mural of Cuba on the side of the Warehouse One building. (Grant Harris photo)

Alex Cuba to receive an honorary doctorate degree from Ontario university

“This is beyond my dreams”: Dr. Cuba

Grammy Award-winner Alex Cuba and his son Owen chat with Facundo Gastiazoro in front of the artist’s in-progress mural of Cuba on the side of the Warehouse One building. (Grant Harris photo)
Fort Telkwa was the site of a fatal accident August 4. (Deb Meissner photo)

Excavator tumbles into Bulkley River killing operator

The Workers Compensation Board is investigating the cause of the incident

Fort Telkwa was the site of a fatal accident August 4. (Deb Meissner photo)
The SD54 building in Smithers. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

School district settles on calendar for next school year

Spring break to be combined with Easter in 2023

The SD54 building in Smithers. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
All debit machines are down at point of sale. (Stock)

Debit machines down across Canada

Some credit cards still working

All debit machines are down at point of sale. (Stock)
Former Telkwa mayor Brad Layton, second from left, has pleaded not guilty to fentanyl possession in provincial court. (Thom Barker photo)
Former Telkwa mayor Brad Layton, second from left, has pleaded not guilty to fentanyl possession in provincial court. (Thom Barker photo)
Wildfire burns on Snake Hill near Kitwanga. (Screen capture/Jacob Beaton video/Facebook)

RCMP arrest man in connection with Kitwanga wildfire

Police say cost of fighting the fire will be extensive

Wildfire burns on Snake Hill near Kitwanga. (Screen capture/Jacob Beaton video/Facebook)
U13 Champion team, Houston Flyers March 19-20 in Fraser Lake. (Deb Brown photo)

Houston Flyers win U13 gold medal

Cash Kaszas, Everett Wickum and Hayden Clegg hold the U13 Champions banner…

U13 Champion team, Houston Flyers March 19-20 in Fraser Lake. (Deb Brown photo)
Map of proposed property to the Regional District for zoning change to allow for a crematorim on 3844 Henry Roqad in Smithers. (Submitted diagram)

Regional District hears strong opposition to proposed crematorium west of Smithers

Potential neighbours of the facility recognize need for crematory services, but don’t like location

Map of proposed property to the Regional District for zoning change to allow for a crematorim on 3844 Henry Roqad in Smithers. (Submitted diagram)
The SD54 building in Smithers. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

School district buses teachers to Houston

Pilot program for teachers commuting to Houston from Smithers intended to address hiring issues

The SD54 building in Smithers. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
School bus vandalism will not be tolerated, SD54 says. (Black Press file photo)

Vandalism runs rampant on SD54 buses

District says bus runs are in danger of being cancelled; offenders will be charged

School bus vandalism will not be tolerated, SD54 says. (Black Press file photo)
Castle Bulkley Valley Home Centre in Telkwa wins national award. (Submitted photo)

Castle-Bulkley Valley Home Centre wins national award

The Outstanding Retailer Award recognizes community involvement, staff and customer satisfaction

Castle Bulkley Valley Home Centre in Telkwa wins national award. (Submitted photo)
Smithers ambulance waiting to transport patients to other area hospitals, as BVDH is full. (Contributed photo)

Seriously injured woman transferred from Smithers to Kitimat as COVID overwhelms hospital

Cathy Whalen was transferred because Bulkley Valley hospital was overwhelmed with COVID patients

Smithers ambulance waiting to transport patients to other area hospitals, as BVDH is full. (Contributed photo)
A small tornado touched down briefly the afternoon of July 4 in Houston. (Image courtesy of Jordan Porth)

Tornado touches down in Houston B.C.

VIDEO: Tornado briefly touches down in Houston, B.C.

A small tornado touched down briefly the afternoon of July 4 in Houston. (Image courtesy of Jordan Porth)