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COVID-19 and returning to safe operation

WorkSafeBC recognizes the importance of worker safety as businesses look to resume…

  • May 20, 2020

2019 northern grant

Northwestern B.C. local government leaders and provincial officials gathered in Terrace in…

Council to decide on roadwork plans

More than $500,000 set aside in this year’s budget

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Bear vs rabbit caught on camera near Whistler
Dr. Bonnie Henry given a Gitxsan name
New Zealand Prime Minister on TV during earthquake
Canada needs Parliament fully functional in pandemic crisis, Scheer says

Cruisin’ in style in Houston

Mike Frohlick, Smithers resident, went on a road trip to Houston cruising…

  • May 20, 2020

Vice principal for Silverthorne named

Jana Fox’s appointment effective Aug. 1

The BC Community Bat Program’s annual bat count set to kick off in June

B.C. bats have nothing to do with COVID-19, but they are threatened by white-nose syndrome

Mountain bikers gearing up for new season

But even outside, precautionary COVID-19 rules are in place

Council defers final decision on hunting ban within District boundaries

Topic will again be raised when public can gather at council meetings

Bridge work

Crews from Dawson Road Maintenance, the highway maintenance contractor, were out last…

Some provincial parks to open May 14

And it’s for day-use only until June

Turning lane to be built at Savory rest stop

One of several projects planned along Hwy16 this year

District tightens bylaw enforcement policy

And will share enforcement officer with regional district

RDBN’s Outdoor Recreation Survey in its last phase

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) launched a study in October 2019,…

  • May 13, 2020

District to place utility lines underground

The work is in partnership with BC Hydro, Telus and CityWest

Coal train derails near Burns Lake

Earlier today, a Canadian National (CN) Rail train carrying coal, derailed near…

  • May 12, 2020

Local governments receiving provincial grants

Meant for infrastructure projects and planning

Guidelines for recreational fishing expected this week

Travel bans will challenge businesses in fisheries already hurt by low stocks

Muncipal office re-opening May 11

Public asked to respect physical distancing guidance

Wildland fire quickly extinguished

District of Houston firefighters responded quickly the late morning of May 8…