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Taylor Bachrach will receive an annual salary of $178,900 in his new role as MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley. (Black Press Media file photo)

Bachrach’s MP salary at $178,900

Taylor Bachrach, the new NDP MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley can expect an…

Taylor Bachrach will receive an annual salary of $178,900 in his new role as MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley. (Black Press Media file photo)
Tammy Leah Ann Alexis was found safe in Prince George on Nov. 6. She was previously reported missing since Oct. 8. (RCMP image)

Missing Prince George woman found safe

A Prince George woman who had been missing for more than a…

Tammy Leah Ann Alexis was found safe in Prince George on Nov. 6. She was previously reported missing since Oct. 8. (RCMP image)
Hampton Lumber announced on Nov. 1 that it had completed the purchase of Conifex’ timber license and sawmill in Fort St. James. (Black Press Media file photo)

Hampton completes Conifex mill, license deal

Hampton Lumber has completed its purchase of Conifex Timber’s forest license and…

Hampton Lumber announced on Nov. 1 that it had completed the purchase of Conifex’ timber license and sawmill in Fort St. James. (Black Press Media file photo)
Tammy Leah Ann Alexis was last seen on Sept. 22 in Prince George. She might use the last name Quaw. (RCMP photo)

Prince George woman missing for over a month

RCMP are requesting the public’s help after a woman from Prince George…

Tammy Leah Ann Alexis was last seen on Sept. 22 in Prince George. She might use the last name Quaw. (RCMP photo)
TC Energy staff spoke briefly to the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako board of directors on Oct. 24. (L-R) Kiel Giddens, Public Affairs Manager; Steve Campbell, Team Lead with Land Management; and Sonny Deol, Project Manager. (Blair McBride photo)

RDBN approves Huckleberry camp build permit

TC Energy has been given the green light to begin preparing a…

TC Energy staff spoke briefly to the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako board of directors on Oct. 24. (L-R) Kiel Giddens, Public Affairs Manager; Steve Campbell, Team Lead with Land Management; and Sonny Deol, Project Manager. (Blair McBride photo)
Police released a sketch of a man believed to be responsible for a sexual assault in Burns Lake on Aug. 15. (RCMP image)

RCMP release sketch of Radley Beach assault suspect

The RCMP released on Oct. 22 a sketch of a man believed…

Police released a sketch of a man believed to be responsible for a sexual assault in Burns Lake on Aug. 15. (RCMP image)
The search near Vanderhoof in August for the missing Jack turned up no evidence. (Crime Stoppers flyer)

No clues in search for missing Jack family

Police searches for clues into a missing Southside family who were members…

The search near Vanderhoof in August for the missing Jack turned up no evidence. (Crime Stoppers flyer)
The assault took place at night on Aug. 15, RCMP said. (Lakes District News file photo)

Teen sexually assaulted at Radley Beach

A sexual assault took place at Radley Beach in Burns Lake on…

The assault took place at night on Aug. 15, RCMP said. (Lakes District News file photo)
The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako plans to invest $100,000 in an application process for a grant to improve internet access across the area. (Black Press Media file photo)

RDBN budgets $100,000 for internet application grant

The board of directors of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) has…

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako plans to invest $100,000 in an application process for a grant to improve internet access across the area. (Black Press Media file photo)
In Burns Lake, 37 properties worth were sold in the first half of 2019, compared to 39 properties in the same period for last year, according to a recent report from the BC Northern Real Estate Board. (Lakes District News file photo)

Regional real estate sales down so far in 2019

Real estate sales in the northwest and Bulkley-Nechako regions of British Columbia…

In Burns Lake, 37 properties worth were sold in the first half of 2019, compared to 39 properties in the same period for last year, according to a recent report from the BC Northern Real Estate Board. (Lakes District News file photo)
The Conifex sawmill in Fort St. James will be sold to Hampton Lumber. (Conifex)

Hampton to buy Conifex sawmill in Fort St.James

Hampton Lumber will buy the Conifex sawmill in Fort St.James and its…

The Conifex sawmill in Fort St. James will be sold to Hampton Lumber. (Conifex)
A set of images presented by Vivian Krause shows the differences in maps of areas where the blond Kermode bear lives and the larger size of the Great Bear Rainforest.

Rich U.S. donors fund anti-oil activism, meeting hears

Much of the organized opposition to oil and gas development in Canada…

A set of images presented by Vivian Krause shows the differences in maps of areas where the blond Kermode bear lives and the larger size of the Great Bear Rainforest.
The evacuation order for areas near the Fraser Lake fire has been lifted, but an evacuation alert remains in effect. (Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako image)

Evacuation order for Fraser Lake fire lifted

The state of emergency and evacuation order related to the fire burning…

The evacuation order for areas near the Fraser Lake fire has been lifted, but an evacuation alert remains in effect. (Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako image)
A change in wind on May 12 could complicate the battle against the 236-hectare fire burning east of Fraser Lake. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Concern of wind change near Fraser Lake fire

A wind change later in the day on May 12 might pose…

A change in wind on May 12 could complicate the battle against the 236-hectare fire burning east of Fraser Lake. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
Evacuation ordered amid Fraser Lake fire

Evacuation ordered amid Fraser Lake fire

Fire grew to 260 hectares in size

Evacuation ordered amid Fraser Lake fire
Update: Highway 16 opened

Update: Highway 16 opened

Highway 16 has been opened following its closure since the morning of…

Update: Highway 16 opened
Most First Nations in northern B.C. support LNG pipeline, group says

Most First Nations in northern B.C. support LNG pipeline, group says

First Nations LNG Alliance says at least 20 First Nations have signed agreements with LNG Canada

Most First Nations in northern B.C. support LNG pipeline, group says
CIBC will close its Fraser Lake branch next September. (Blair McBride photo)

CIBC to close its branch in Fraser Lake next year

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) is closing its Fraser Lake…

CIBC will close its Fraser Lake branch next September. (Blair McBride photo)
Fire destroys trailer home near Fraser Lake

Fire destroys trailer home near Fraser Lake

A fire near Fraser Lake has destroyed a trailer home, but caused…

Fire destroys trailer home near Fraser Lake