Bulkley-Nechako Regional District

The Nechako River is seen flowing through Vanderhoof, B.C., in an Oct. 12, 2021, handout photo. A British Columbia regional district and three neighbouring First Nations have agreed to work together to restore a river that has been diverted for the last 70 years in order to generate hydroelectricity for aluminum smelting and the province’s power grid. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Johnny Ketlo, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

First Nations, regional district in B.C. working together to restore diverted Nechako River

The Nechako, among the major tributaries of the Fraser River, runs through the town of Vanderhoof

 

Chief Larry Nooski, Chief Priscilla Mueller, Mayor Gerry Thiessen and Chief Robert Michell signed an MOU to work together to restore the health of the Nechako River at Riverside Park in Vanderhoof on Sept. 29. (Aman Parhar photo)

First Nations and RDBN sign MOU to restore health of Nechako river

Saik’uz, Stellat’en and Nadleh Whut’en First Nations sign historic agreement

 

Nechako River, as captured in Oct, 2020. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

RDBN calls on Canada, B.C. and Rio Tinto to restore the natural flow of the Nechako River

Regional district shares concerns over the Water Engagement Initiative organized by Rio Tinto

 

RDBN board meeting. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)

Thiessen and Parker re-elected to RDBN board

The board voted unanimously on Nov. 19

RDBN board meeting. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)
Cheslatta Carrier Nation and Rio Tinto sign a historic agreement

Cheslatta Carrier Nation and Rio Tinto sign a historic agreement

Co-operation crucial to stem dropping Nechako Reservoir level

Cheslatta Carrier Nation and Rio Tinto sign a historic agreement
Students from across the school district participated in the annual District Science Fair at Fraser Lake Elementary Secondary School. (Photo by Megan Boniface).

FLESS hosts annual district science fair

Organzier says the fair has grown each year.

Students from across the school district participated in the annual District Science Fair at Fraser Lake Elementary Secondary School. (Photo by Megan Boniface).