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Evacuation order for Fraser Lake fire lifted

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

UPDATE: The Lejac fire now categorized as ‘being held’

Residents should be cautious during May long weekend, RDBN says

Concern of wind change near Fraser Lake fire

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

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Wet’suwet’en First Nation tells court it should have been consulted after artifacts found at pipeline site

Petition challenges the decision of the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission and provincial Archaeology Branch

Lara Beckett new NCLGA president

Beckett moves up from first vice-president

Smithers Recycling Depot ablaze

Firefighters from Smithers, Telkwa and Houston on scene, video to follow

Fatal crash occurred three hours into aerial mapping flight

Second fatality victim identified as Amir Sedghi, an analyst with Precision Vectors

Smithers resident’s challenge to Coastal GasLink heard by NEB

Lawyers submitted oral arguments on jurisdiction to the board in Calgary last week

Photos: Nechako Valley Historical Society book launch a success

As the river flows - Stories of life along the Nechako is filled with local stories going back to the 1900s

Northwest Fire Centre burn ban starts Monday

Rising temperatures have resulted in a ban on some types of open burning

New power line needed for LNG project

Would connect Site C to LNG plant at Kitimat

Witness gets $300 reward for turning in wolf poacher on Halfway River

Poacher used a baited barbed triple hook trap in effort to catch wolves

Quesnel man leaves six kids behind after Port Hardy logging incident

RCMP have concluded review, WorkSafe BC continues investigation

Quesnel man leaves six kids behind after Port Hardy logging incident

RCMP have concluded review, WorkSafe BC continues investigation

Gary Alec released on bail

Assault suspect faces 28 charges for eluding police

Salmon conservation talk devolves into blame game

There was lots of debate but little consensus at a fish conservation talk in Smithers on April 24

Local business owner a finalist at Thrive North Business Challenge

Katrina Slorstad owner of Imperative Recycling is competing with 12 other finalists for $10,000

Vanderhoof receives funding for new visitor’s centre

The grant will be used to complete preliminary design work

Photos: Vanderhoof community-clean up saw over 150 residents volunteering

Residents of all age-groups came together to clean the community up on April 27

Wet’suwet’en-settler relations book nominated for lieutenant-governor award

Tyler McCreary’s Shared Histories book seen as a legacy for truth and reconciliation