Rebecca Dyok

Steve J. Adams (right) with his partner Sean Horlor co-wrote and directed Someone Like Me. (Grady Mitchell photo)

Former Fort St. James resident to release first feature-length documentary film

Someone Like Me to world premiere at Hot Docs Festival next month

Steve J. Adams (right) with his partner Sean Horlor co-wrote and directed Someone Like Me. (Grady Mitchell photo)
Carver Ken Sheen had almost finished work on a large cowboy carving commissioned by the City of Williams Lake to replace the original overlooking the Stampede Grounds when fire broke out Friday, April 18 at his property between Williams Lake and Quesnel. (Pine River Carving Facebook photos)

Cow boss statue destined for Williams Lake Stampede Grounds goes up in flames

Carver Ken Sheen lost the statue, all his tools and his shop in the blaze

Carver Ken Sheen had almost finished work on a large cowboy carving commissioned by the City of Williams Lake to replace the original overlooking the Stampede Grounds when fire broke out Friday, April 18 at his property between Williams Lake and Quesnel. (Pine River Carving Facebook photos)
Four young women prepare to model Magic Wand dresses at a fashion show. Magic Wand provides grad dresses and tuxedos for a nominal fee. (Submitted File Photo)

Nominations available for Cindrella Dreams Program in Vanderhoof

New organizer excited to help graduates with formal wear

Four young women prepare to model Magic Wand dresses at a fashion show. Magic Wand provides grad dresses and tuxedos for a nominal fee. (Submitted File Photo)
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New economic study shows impact of B.C.’s forest industry

3,650 Nechako jobs supported in 2019

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MP Todd Doherty took to Facebook after his family recently received threats. (Todd Doherty, MP Facebook photo)

‘I don’t run and I don’t hide’: Cariboo-Prince George MP Doherty speaks out after family threatened

Todd Doherty has notified RCMP, House of Commons Protective Services

MP Todd Doherty took to Facebook after his family recently received threats. (Todd Doherty, MP Facebook photo)
Tyson Ginter, 7, is proud of his latest Hot Wheels he recently received by Quesnel RCMP Const. Matt Joyce. (Photo submitted)

B.C. Mountie handing out toy cars to light up children’s faces

‘A lot of times it will be the only interaction they have with the police,’ says Const. Matt Joyce

Tyson Ginter, 7, is proud of his latest Hot Wheels he recently received by Quesnel RCMP Const. Matt Joyce. (Photo submitted)
Marcel Gagnon will be receiving an honorary degree this year from UNBC. (Photo submitted)

Lheidli T’enneh Nation elder to receive honorary degree from UNBC

Artist and advocate, Marcel Gagnon to be recognized June 25

Marcel Gagnon will be receiving an honorary degree this year from UNBC. (Photo submitted)
Newly elected Saik’uz First Nation Councillors Jasmine Thomas (left) shakes hands with Alison Johnny at a swearing in ceremony held Wednesday, March 31. (Saik’uz First Nation Facebook image)

Saik’uz First Nation Councillors take oath of office

Swearing-in ceremony recently held for Jasmine Thomas and Alison Johnny

Newly elected Saik’uz First Nation Councillors Jasmine Thomas (left) shakes hands with Alison Johnny at a swearing in ceremony held Wednesday, March 31. (Saik’uz First Nation Facebook image)
Masks made by First Nations artist Carolyn Quirt for a new play being developed for the Sunset Theatre in Wells were taken by thieves overnight March 23, 2021. (Karen Jeffery photo)

Irreplaceable Indigenous masks among items stolen in Wells, B.C.’s Sunset Theatre break-in

The masks were custom made for Mahlpaka7, a new play being developed

Masks made by First Nations artist Carolyn Quirt for a new play being developed for the Sunset Theatre in Wells were taken by thieves overnight March 23, 2021. (Karen Jeffery photo)
Up to 75 per cent of Indigenous people living on-reserve in B.C. do not hold a valid driver’s licence, according a UBCIC discussion paper. (Pixabay.com)
Up to 75 per cent of Indigenous people living on-reserve in B.C. do not hold a valid driver’s licence, according a UBCIC discussion paper. (Pixabay.com)
L to R: Saik’uz First Nation Coun. Jasmine Thomas and Chief Priscilla Mueller (Aman Parhar - Omineca Express)

Addiction treatment centre not off the table yet: Carrier Sekani Family Services

Culturally appropriate centre much needed in B.C.’s north

L to R: Saik’uz First Nation Coun. Jasmine Thomas and Chief Priscilla Mueller (Aman Parhar - Omineca Express)
The Williams Lake First Nation Chief has already received positive reviews for his second children’s book from former Boston Bruins right winger Reggie Leach and former Buffalo Sabres player and head coach Ted Nolan. (Caitlin Press image)

Williams Lake author, Chief, to release second children’s book this fall: Hockey with Dad

New book follows up award-winning Dipnetting with Dad

The Williams Lake First Nation Chief has already received positive reviews for his second children’s book from former Boston Bruins right winger Reggie Leach and former Buffalo Sabres player and head coach Ted Nolan. (Caitlin Press image)
Shayne West (centre) was recently presented with an award and certificate by Const. Iuliia Gudkova and Cpl. Dennis Engle. (Takla Nation photo)

Takla Landing member recognized by RCMP for bravery in weapons incident

Shayne West honoured this week for assisting police in arrest of armed individual

Shayne West (centre) was recently presented with an award and certificate by Const. Iuliia Gudkova and Cpl. Dennis Engle. (Takla Nation photo)
Devon Stewart (pictured) was murdered with Jonathan Sellars in a Williams Lake residence on April 18, 2017. (Facebook photo)

Mother looks for answers in unsolved Williams Lake double homicide

Devon Stewart and Jonathan Sellars died April 18, 2017 in a home on Mackenzie Avenue

Devon Stewart (pictured) was murdered with Jonathan Sellars in a Williams Lake residence on April 18, 2017. (Facebook photo)
B.C. First Nations and Friends Women’s Awareness Group has more than 2,000 members. (Facebook photo)

First Nations women create danger awareness online group

Women-only Facebook page launched

B.C. First Nations and Friends Women’s Awareness Group has more than 2,000 members. (Facebook photo)
Kwa’Wet Collective was co-founded by Shonna Sawyer with sisters Chelan and Megan Howard-Gibbon. (Kwa’Wet Collective image)

Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw and Wet’suwet’en women launch artists collective

Online collective supporting Indigenous artists

Kwa’Wet Collective was co-founded by Shonna Sawyer with sisters Chelan and Megan Howard-Gibbon. (Kwa’Wet Collective image)
“Our biggest challenge has been the amount of vaccine,” said FNHA acting chief medical officer Dr. Shannon McDonald. (First Nations Health Authority Facebook photo)

All First Nations on reserve to be vaccinated by end of March: First Nations Health Authority

Vaccinations continuing for B.C. First Nations amid shortages

“Our biggest challenge has been the amount of vaccine,” said FNHA acting chief medical officer Dr. Shannon McDonald. (First Nations Health Authority Facebook photo)
Housing has been one of three factors impacting controlling the spread of COVID-19, said Tl’azt’en Nation councilor Leslie Aslin. “What I’d like to see happen is to get these proper homes built on-reserve and not just thrown up for once and say there you go. (Leslie Aslin photo)

On-reserve housing conditions challenge First Nations’ fight against COVID-19

People really need to learn and not be quick to judge First Nations reserves: First Nation councillor

Housing has been one of three factors impacting controlling the spread of COVID-19, said Tl’azt’en Nation councilor Leslie Aslin. “What I’d like to see happen is to get these proper homes built on-reserve and not just thrown up for once and say there you go. (Leslie Aslin photo)
Paul Lacerte (right) hugs his daughter Raven on the 10th anniversary of the Moose Hide Campaign Day held online Thursday, Feb 11. (Moose Hide Campaign image)

Moose Hide Campaign goes virtual

10th anniversary for campaign seeking to end violence against women, children

Paul Lacerte (right) hugs his daughter Raven on the 10th anniversary of the Moose Hide Campaign Day held online Thursday, Feb 11. (Moose Hide Campaign image)
Deborah Page is the cultural coordinator for Saik’uz First Nation. Page has been instrumental in working towards language revitalization in the indigenous community. (Deborah Page/Facebook)

Saik’uz First Nation seeks to preserve their language

Saik’uz First Nation and UNBC offering an introduction to the Carrier language

Deborah Page is the cultural coordinator for Saik’uz First Nation. Page has been instrumental in working towards language revitalization in the indigenous community. (Deborah Page/Facebook)