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Northwest B.C. leaders divided over oil tanker ban

Senate hearings in Prince Rupert and Terrace show Bill C-48 is at a crossroads

Verdict scheduled in Giesbrecht murder trial

B.C. Supreme Court justice will render his decision May 24

Gas prices spike in northern B.C. ahead of the long weekend

Fuel went up 17 cents overnight in Prince Rupert

Snowpack level decreases for Burns Lake area

Snowpack assessments for early April reveal lower levels for northwestern British Columbia…

Resource Benefits Alliance hires project manager

The new project manager for the Northwest British Columbia Resource Benefits Alliance…

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Mueller probed 10 potential acts of obstruction
Vigil held in Penticton for the four community members slain in Monday shootings
Notley speaks to supporters after losing to Kenney
Premier-designate Jason Kenney gives victory speech at UCP headquarters

Houston council refines travel policy

Turning lane details emerge Additional details regarding the transportation and infrastructure ministry’s…

Council lobbies for more residential care beds

Letters sent to provincial cabinet ministers

Snowball fun

Ben Lance, Parker Niven and Keaton Sullivan had some fun with recent…

  • Apr 17, 2019

$1,000 fine for eating and driving just hype

Recent online rumours saying that in May Canadians could be fined $1,000…

Council lays out federal gas tax spending plan

Included is arena ammonia plant replacement

Dry conditions warrant fire safety

It may only be April, but with arid conditions already in the…

  • Apr 17, 2019

Hazelton RCMP officer pleads not guilty to assault

A trial date for Const. Eric Unrau will be set on Apr. 23

MP Nathan Cullen to testify at oil tanker ban committee hearings

Senators travel to Prince Rupert and Terrace as part of fact-finding mission on Bill C-48

West Coast Amusements cancels northwest B.C. carnival tour

There will be no Ferris wheel or bumper cars in Prince Rupert, Terrace or Kitimat this year

Caribou habitat pacts endanger jobs, critics say

Draft agreements reached in March on protecting vulnerable caribou herds are good…

The North Matters movement

Pro-resource rallies such as the one held in Houston last month do…

New CAO to start mid-May, RDBN hopes

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) hopes to find a new Chief…

Rivers could be closed to salmon fishing

Worries about implications for locals, tourists expressed

Bears due any time

With an early summer on its way, residents should remember that spring…

  • Apr 10, 2019