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Pollution limits already raised for Kitimat smelter

Pollution limits already raised for Kitimat smelter

Skeena MLA Robin Austin says Rio Tinto-Alcan expansion will increase sulphur dioxide even before other industry gets going

Couple saved with Vanderhoof compassion

A young Aboriginal couple was seen in distress by the side of the highway and a Vanderhoof RCMP constable was compelled to help them.
VIA Rail meets with Vanderhoof

VIA Rail meets with Vanderhoof

VIA Rail Canada held a meeting in Vanderhoof last Thursday to talk about accessibility and options to improve it going forward.
Education Minister: School boards knew of CUPE costs

Education Minister: School boards knew of CUPE costs

Trustees knew costs were coming, but some figured they could wait for an NDP government to come in and pay for raises: Fassbender
Energy Minister Bill Bennett issues order on BC Hydro meter fees

Energy Minister Bill Bennett issues order on BC Hydro meter fees

Fees must cover cost of reading old meters, turning radios off in smart meters and "failed installations" where technicians turned away
Police probe ethnic vote scandal

Police probe ethnic vote scandal

A special prosecutor has been appointed to assess possible charges related to the B.C. Liberal Party's ethnic voter outreach efforts
Coroner probes B.C. youth suicides

Coroner probes B.C. youth suicides

Despite the media and political focus on bullying, mental illness is a much bigger source of youth suicides in B.C.
Rescue teams need organized funding

Rescue teams need organized funding

BC Search and Rescue released a document discussing how to keep up to date with training, highlighting the need for organized funding.
B.C. MLAs work on financial disclosure

B.C. MLAs work on financial disclosure

Constituency assistants crowded into the idle B.C. legislative chamber Wednesday to learn new financial reporting requirements for MLAs.

Body of missing Aldergrove man found in lake

The 67-year-old fisherman was last seen fishing on Elliott Lake, near Fort St. James, on the weekend.