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Corporate partner Chris Duffy (left), and head coach Chris Naylor pose in front of the newly unveiled jerseys on Sept. 14. The jerseys will be on full display when the Saax take on the Timbermen this season. (Supplied photo)

Saax season pushed back due to aggressive stance from BC Hockey says league

BC Hockey says policies against non-sanctioned leagues are to ensure fairness and safety of members

Corporate partner Chris Duffy (left), and head coach Chris Naylor pose in front of the newly unveiled jerseys on Sept. 14. The jerseys will be on full display when the Saax take on the Timbermen this season. (Supplied photo)
Curtain raiser of Nisga'a playwright Larry Guno's Bunk # 7 at REM Lee Theatre in Nov 2021. The play is set to tour northern B.C. next month. (Supplied photo)

Soul-searching play set in residential school prepares for reconciliation tour in northern B.C.

The Raven Collective’s production of Bunk #7 by Larry Guno kicks off in Terrace Sept.29

Curtain raiser of Nisga'a playwright Larry Guno's Bunk # 7 at REM Lee Theatre in Nov 2021. The play is set to tour northern B.C. next month. (Supplied photo)
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Federal Supreme court judge orders new election for Burns Lake band chief

Band to uphold court verdict, current chief councillor steps down

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Parents protest outside Nechako Elementary in Kitimat over concerns of accused predator being hired

Coast Mountain School District 82’s hiring practice being questioned as another witness comes forward

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Left to right: Skeena– Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach, North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice, Premier John Horgan, Attorney General Murray Rankin, Daajing Giids Mayor Kris Olsen, Haida Nation Council president Gaagwiis (Jason Alsop) and Municipal Affairs minister Nathan Cullen. (Taylor Bachrach/Facebook)

Ceremony held on Haida Gwaii to reinstate the ancestral name of Village of Daajing Giids

B.C. Premier, cabinet members attend ceremony with several Haida chiefs, matriarchs and council members

Left to right: Skeena– Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach, North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice, Premier John Horgan, Attorney General Murray Rankin, Daajing Giids Mayor Kris Olsen, Haida Nation Council president Gaagwiis (Jason Alsop) and Municipal Affairs minister Nathan Cullen. (Taylor Bachrach/Facebook)
‘Elect Her’ is a project aimed at increasing representation of women in northwest B.C.’s local governments. (File photo)

Kitimat and Smithers team up to attract more women to local governments in northwest B.C.

‘Elect Her’ campaign aims to increase the number of women in municipal and First Nation governments.

‘Elect Her’ is a project aimed at increasing representation of women in northwest B.C.’s local governments. (File photo)
BC Wildfire Service crews continue to respond to several wildfires in the province. (BC Wildfire Service/Twitter)

BC Wildfire teams responded to over a dozen weekend wildfires in the northwest

Northwest Fire Centre handling 4 out of control fires and several new ones in the region

BC Wildfire Service crews continue to respond to several wildfires in the province. (BC Wildfire Service/Twitter)
Smoke is seen rising from the wildfire near Takla Lake. Fire crews are responding to the fire which started on Aug.17 (Photo courtesy, Wilf Adam)

Crews respond to multiple wildfires in northwest B.C.

Firefighters working towards suppressing fires in Bulkley Valley and Omineca regions

Smoke is seen rising from the wildfire near Takla Lake. Fire crews are responding to the fire which started on Aug.17 (Photo courtesy, Wilf Adam)
Wilf Adam shared an image of his niece Lindsey Tom’s leg after surgery. The former Lake Babine Nation chief councillor calling out police brutality in the area after the incident. ( Wilf Adam/Facebook)

Former First Nation chief calls for more accountability after Burns Lake woman’s police-involved injury

Independent Investigations Office of BC is looking into the incident

Wilf Adam shared an image of his niece Lindsey Tom’s leg after surgery. The former Lake Babine Nation chief councillor calling out police brutality in the area after the incident. ( Wilf Adam/Facebook)
Sim’oogit Ni’isjoohl (Chief Earl Stephens) stands next to a replica of the Ni'isjoohl memorial pole in Laxgalts’ap (Greenville), in the Nass Valley. (Photo courtesy Nisga'a Nation)

Nisga’a delegation headed to Scotland to discuss repatriation of stolen memorial pole

The totem pole was taken in 1929 from Nisga’a House of Ni’isjoohl

Sim’oogit Ni’isjoohl (Chief Earl Stephens) stands next to a replica of the Ni'isjoohl memorial pole in Laxgalts’ap (Greenville), in the Nass Valley. (Photo courtesy Nisga'a Nation)
Nathan Cullen, minister responsible for immigration, during a summer 2022 art unveiling at the Bulkley Valley District Hospital. Cullen recently met with the federal government asking for more control over immigration for the province. (Thom Barker photo)

B.C. asks federal government for more autonomy over immigration to solve labour shortage

Immigration minister Nathan Cullen lobbies Ottawa to up medical professionals sponsorship to 10,000

Nathan Cullen, minister responsible for immigration, during a summer 2022 art unveiling at the Bulkley Valley District Hospital. Cullen recently met with the federal government asking for more control over immigration for the province. (Thom Barker photo)
Ksan House Society in Terrace will get around $100,000 to hire a coordinator for mental health and support services. (File photo)

14 northern agencies and local governments get fresh funding for capacity building

Projects in Kitimat, Terrace, Bulkley-Nechako area to benefit from the $1.3 million funding

Ksan House Society in Terrace will get around $100,000 to hire a coordinator for mental health and support services. (File photo)
Auroara Leigh, an Indigenous entrepreneur from Fort St. James has been selected as a semi-finalist in the Pow Wow Pitch competition. (Supplied photo)

Fort St. James Indigenous entrepreneur semi-finalist in Pow Wow Pitch competition

Auroara Leigh pitched the idea of a music & wellness tour for the $25k prize

Auroara Leigh, an Indigenous entrepreneur from Fort St. James has been selected as a semi-finalist in the Pow Wow Pitch competition. (Supplied photo)
The water levels of Nechako river are decreasing say officials after weeks of it being on a flood warning advisory. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Nechako water levels under control says monitoring agency and Rio Tinto

Nechako River downgraded to a high streamflow advisory

The water levels of Nechako river are decreasing say officials after weeks of it being on a flood warning advisory. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
A July 2022 report released by BC Northern Real Estate Board shows home sales and demand reducing slightly since the post-pandemic boom . (CP file photo)

Home sales in the north at lowest since pandemic boom but prices remain historically elevated

Smithers, Vanderhoof lead home sales in Bulkley-Nechako Region

A July 2022 report released by BC Northern Real Estate Board shows home sales and demand reducing slightly since the post-pandemic boom . (CP file photo)
Donald Preston was last seen on July 31. (RCMP submitted photo)

Family of missing B.C. man turns to investigator behind popular podcast to help solve case

Investigator claims foul play involved, Quesnel RCMP says no evidence yet to suggest that

Donald Preston was last seen on July 31. (RCMP submitted photo)
Cancer survivor, Ariadne Holness De Hiller (first from left), is participating in the Tour de Cure cycling event in August to raise money for cancer research. (Supplied photo)

Prince George woman cycling in Tour de Cure to fundraise for cancer research

Cancer survivor Ariadne Holness De Hiller is raising $15,000 for BC Cancer Foundation

Cancer survivor, Ariadne Holness De Hiller (first from left), is participating in the Tour de Cure cycling event in August to raise money for cancer research. (Supplied photo)
Prince Rupert owned CityWest launched fibre-optic services in Fraser Lake this week. (File photo, Black Press)

CityWest launches fibre-optic services in Fraser Lake

Village of Fraser Lake funded the $2.1 million project through a partnership agreement

Prince Rupert owned CityWest launched fibre-optic services in Fraser Lake this week. (File photo, Black Press)
Coastal GasLink pipeline near Parsnip River crossing in northern B.C., February 2022. The province of B.C. has signed a compliance agreement with CGL to protect the waterways along the pipeline route. (Coastal GasLink photo)

B.C. signs compliance agreement with Coastal GasLink to protect waterways along pipeline

The agreement applies to 100 kilometres of the pipeline where ground is yet to be broken

Coastal GasLink pipeline near Parsnip River crossing in northern B.C., February 2022. The province of B.C. has signed a compliance agreement with CGL to protect the waterways along the pipeline route. (Coastal GasLink photo)
Unite Here Local 40 has been ordered to pay Civeo Corporation $500,000 for defamatory statements against the company. (Civeo Photo)

Unite Here Local 40 ordered to pay Civeo $500,000 for defamation

The union had accused the company of breaking it’s promises to First Nations people

Unite Here Local 40 has been ordered to pay Civeo Corporation $500,000 for defamatory statements against the company. (Civeo Photo)