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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)
Kenny Dam in the Nechako Watershed. (Rio Tinto website photo)
Kenny Dam in the Nechako Watershed. (Rio Tinto website photo)
Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen has announced he will not seek the BC NDP leadership. (File photo)

Stikine MLA and municipal affairs minister Nathan Cullen says he won’t be seeking B.C. NDP leadership

All eyes now on Attorney General David Eby who says he is taking time to weigh his decision

Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen has announced he will not seek the BC NDP leadership. (File photo)
A fainting goat climbs up a volunteer as she practices yoga at a barn in Vanderhoof. (Photo courtesy, Alley Gensick)

Vanderhoof barn brings goat yoga to northwest B.C.

The yoga session will be held in July in a barn filled with fainting goats

A fainting goat climbs up a volunteer as she practices yoga at a barn in Vanderhoof. (Photo courtesy, Alley Gensick)
Municipal minister Nathan Cullen’s sign near Smithers was vandalized over the weekend. (Twitter/Nathan Cullen)

Minister Cullen’s signboard in northwest B.C. riding defaced with hate graffiti

‘You do not represent northwest’: Minister calls out idiocy of mischief makers in tweet

Municipal minister Nathan Cullen’s sign near Smithers was vandalized over the weekend. (Twitter/Nathan Cullen)
Rio Tinto is holding a public engagement meeting on July 8 to address concerns about rising water levels in the Nechako watershed reservoir. (Rio Tinto website photo)

Rio Tinto holding virtual meeting on July 8 to address high water levels in Nechako River

The 2 p.m. meeting will provide more information on reservoir managed by Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is holding a public engagement meeting on July 8 to address concerns about rising water levels in the Nechako watershed reservoir. (Rio Tinto website photo)
A photo from Nov. 2021, when the RCMP were deployed at Morice Forest Service Road. The Crown counsel will be pursuing criminal charges against 19 of the 27 arrested from the site. (Gidimt’en Checkpoint Facebook photo)

Key leader of Coastal GasLink pipeline opposition charged with criminal contempt

Sleydo’ (Molly Wickam ) among 19 charged following arrest in fall 2021

A photo from Nov. 2021, when the RCMP were deployed at Morice Forest Service Road. The Crown counsel will be pursuing criminal charges against 19 of the 27 arrested from the site. (Gidimt’en Checkpoint Facebook photo)
Nechako Lakes Secondary School principal reelected to board of BC Principals' and Vice Principals' Association. (Supplied photo)

Burns Lake principal reelected to board of BC Principals’ and Vice Principals’ Association

Heidi Grant of SD 91 has served on the board for five terms

Nechako Lakes Secondary School principal reelected to board of BC Principals' and Vice Principals' Association. (Supplied photo)
Five northern communities accounted for nearly 20 per cent of all black bears killed in the province. (Angie Mindus/ Black Press Media)

Northern B.C. communities among top 5 spots where black bears are killed most

Prince George tops the list, followed by 100 Mile house, Quesnel & Burns Lake

Five northern communities accounted for nearly 20 per cent of all black bears killed in the province. (Angie Mindus/ Black Press Media)
Community-based forestry management company Tanizul Timber has donated millions towards Tl’azt’en Nation’s infrastructure project. (Tanizul Timber/Facebook)

Community forest company donates $4 million for Tl’azt’en Nation’s infrastructure project

Tanizul Timber’s donation will go toward the First Nation’s long-awaited community centre project

Community-based forestry management company Tanizul Timber has donated millions towards Tl’azt’en Nation’s infrastructure project. (Tanizul Timber/Facebook)
CN Rail is investigating the cause of a derailment that took place near Fraser Lake on June 29, 2022. (CN Rail photo)

CN investigating derailment near Fraser Lake

No danger to public or injuries reported in June 29 derailment

CN Rail is investigating the cause of a derailment that took place near Fraser Lake on June 29, 2022. (CN Rail photo)
The petition signatories include workers at Civeo at Sitka Lodge, Horizon North Dexterra at the LNG site, and Crossroads Lodge. (File photo)

200 LNG Canada camp workers push for 12 per cent wage increase amidst inflation

Union says many contracted workers left out of wage hikes last month

The petition signatories include workers at Civeo at Sitka Lodge, Horizon North Dexterra at the LNG site, and Crossroads Lodge. (File photo)