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It’s been 2 years since Jessica Patrick’s body was found in Smithers; case still unsolved

Patrick’s body was found on Sept. 15 2018, two weeks after she was last seen alive.

Man, 23, struck and killed by train in Smithers

Smithers RCMP calling it a tragic accident at this point but are continuing to investigate

Former Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP calls for more RCMP oversight

Nathan Cullen says when groups of people lose trust in police, policing becomes impossible

Testing turn around time for COVID-19 improves in the north

Province of BC and Northern Health field questions around the pandemic through a virtual town hall.

Demand for food hampers surges with COVID-19

Pick-up suspended, but Salvation Army will deliver

Babine Lake land transfer

Landowners around Babine Lake are questioning the Provincial Government’s deal with Lake…

Wet’suwet’en man becomes only Indigenous gynecologic oncologist in Canada

Dr. Brent Jim is working toward improving cervical cancer screening rates for Indigenous women

Northwest B.C. wildlife shelter rescues particularly tiny bear cub

Shelter co-founder says the cub weighs less than a third of what it should at this time of year

Bachrach named Critic for Infrastructure and Communities

Skeena Bulkley Valley MP says this role in the NDP shadow cabinet can benefit his riding

Soup kitchen to be added to Salvation Army’s Houston services

Need for food growing as living costs rise

Proposed $45-million Northwest B.C. pellet plant

Hazelton plant would be largest of its kind in North America and ship to Asia from Prince Rupert.

Family reunion almost 50 years in the making

Adopted Norwegian man finds his biological mother in Endako.

Motion passes to start long Bulkley Valley District Hospital replacement process

Smithers mayor forms hospital board motion to make new hospital a priority for Smithers.

SD54 draft budget has enrolement numbers rising

Architecture meeting for ideas on new Walnut Park school

Time to let go for BC bears, otters, bobcat

Northern Lights Wildlife shelter near Smithers set to release orphaned animals this spring.

CT scanner to aid Houston and area patients

Scanner approved for Bulkley Valley District Hospital in Smithers

Child development centre gets federal grant

Ottawa rejected the Child Development Centre’s application but then had second thoughts.

Digital mammography service open in Smithers

Successful advocacy to upgrade mammography service and avoid moving services to Terrace…

Digital mammography service open in Smithers

Successful advocacy to keep mammography service in Smithers celebrated.