Michael Grace-Dacosta

One of the many historical photographs in Iron Road West.                                 Contributed photo

BC’s history with railways in new book

Iron Road West contains 500 historical illustrations and a story about the Northwest’s armoured train

One of the many historical photographs in Iron Road West.                                 Contributed photo
The aftermath of the deadly incident. (Kasha Vedan photo)

Six cattle killed on Hungry Hill

After a brief closure Friday the highway is now open to traffic.

The aftermath of the deadly incident. (Kasha Vedan photo)
The aftermath of the deadly incident. (Kasha Vedan photo)

Six cattle killed on Hungry Hill

After a brief closure Friday the highway is now open to traffic.

The aftermath of the deadly incident. (Kasha Vedan photo)

Smithers couple wins $1 million

Smithers resident Brenda Graf went to Safeway to pick up some groceries…

Liam Macdonald. (GoFundMe photo)

Smithers guide attacked by grizzly bear

The incident was deemed a “defensive attack” by conservation officers

Liam Macdonald. (GoFundMe photo)
Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold is facing multiple sex related charges. (File photo)

Disturbing details emerge in former Burns Lake mayor’s sexual assault trial

Six male teens are accusing Luke Strimbold of sex related crimes

Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold is facing multiple sex related charges. (File photo)
Matthew Jefferson (right) and Mark Vigers. (Contributed photo)

Nephew walks across Canada for MMIW

Matthew Jefferson, nephew of missing Frances Brown, started his journey on June 1 in Victoria.

Matthew Jefferson (right) and Mark Vigers. (Contributed photo)
British Columbia Construction Association president Chris Atchison (left to right), regional employment placement specialist with LNG Connect Canada Bruce Hobson and TransCanada director of project planning and execution Greg Cano at the launch of the connect program in Smithers June 20. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)

Coastal Gaslink pipeline contractors tentatively hired

LNG Canada and TransCanada’s Coastal Gaslink Connect people with jobs in Smithers.

British Columbia Construction Association president Chris Atchison (left to right), regional employment placement specialist with LNG Connect Canada Bruce Hobson and TransCanada director of project planning and execution Greg Cano at the launch of the connect program in Smithers June 20. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)
Smithers RCMP Staff Sgt. Rob Mitchell accepts a painting from Mayor Taylor Bachrach presenting on behalf of Smithers council at June 12’s council meeting. (Chris Gareau photo)

Smithers RCMP commander Rob Mitchell gets promotion

As of June 15 Mitchell is the District Advisory NCO (DANCO) for the Kitimat/Stikine region.

Smithers RCMP Staff Sgt. Rob Mitchell accepts a painting from Mayor Taylor Bachrach presenting on behalf of Smithers council at June 12’s council meeting. (Chris Gareau photo)
B.C. Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development, Stikine MLA Doug Donaldson, thanks attendees for their work during last year’s wildfires. Michael Grace-Dacosta photo

$450,000 to develop Prince George beef-packing plant

An estimated 700 jobs would be created in the North if the proposed plant becomes operational.

B.C. Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development, Stikine MLA Doug Donaldson, thanks attendees for their work during last year’s wildfires. Michael Grace-Dacosta photo
Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold is facing multiple sex-related criminal charges. (File photo)

Former B.C. mayor’s trial pushed back with possibility of more accusers

Luke Strimbold’s sex assault trial has been delayed after the RCMP said there may be more victims

Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold is facing multiple sex-related criminal charges. (File photo)
People are reminded not to leave out food that can attract bears.                                File photo

Bear incidents tripled in Bulkley Valley-Stikine area

Conservation handled, which can involve killing or relocating, 90 bears in the area this year.

People are reminded not to leave out food that can attract bears.                                File photo
President of the Northwest Guide Outfitters Ron Fleming at the awards presentation in Smithers Dec. 2. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)

Local guides aren’t happy with grizzly ban

Guides say new ban could end businesses, including first nations outfitters and float planes.

President of the Northwest Guide Outfitters Ron Fleming at the awards presentation in Smithers Dec. 2. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)
Chief Na’Moks (John Ridsdale) of the Wet’suwet’en speaks (Michael Grace-Dacosta)

VIDEOS and PHOTOS: 20th anniversary of the Delgamuukw/Gisday’wa court decision celebrated

Chiefs and elders from different houses spoke at the feast discussing their memories of the case.

Chief Na’Moks (John Ridsdale) of the Wet’suwet’en speaks (Michael Grace-Dacosta)
Jacobus Jonker (File photo)

No charges against BC RCMP officer for in-custody death

Conclusion of investigation into the actions of the officer from Valentine’s Day 2015.

Jacobus Jonker (File photo)
Jacob Worley.                                Anglican Journal photo

Bulkley Valley Anglican priest fired

Jacob Worley, who worked at St James Anglican Church, was relieved of position as priest on Nov. 30.

Jacob Worley.                                Anglican Journal photo
Another aerial shot of the property (Ducks Unlimited)

Family helps preserve over 300 acres of wetland

Andersen family makes generous donation of land near Babine Lake to Ducks Unlimited.

Another aerial shot of the property (Ducks Unlimited)
Seabridge Gold Alaskan salmon complaint dismissed

Seabridge Gold Alaskan salmon complaint dismissed

Seabridge Gold inches one step closer to completing its mining project

Seabridge Gold Alaskan salmon complaint dismissed