Chris Gareau

People ignoring evacuation order warned of extreme fire behaviour

BC Wildfire Service warns wind makes situation in Lakes District even more dangerous next 24 hours.

Smithers survey on future of pot plan

B.C. towns are in charge of where pot may be consumed, and where and how it may be sold.

Marine chinook fishing increases as river ban stays

There are no signs of DFO lifting its ban on recreational chinook in the Skeena River.

Three ideas for gallery/library Arts and Culture Centre

VIDEO: Three layout ideas for a $10-million Smithers library/art gallery presented.

Smithers, Telkwa, New Hazelton also implement fire bans

Communities have the option to not enforce the Northwest ban. Their bans also start noon Friday.

Northwest fire ban starts Friday

Campfires and other open burning is prohibited starting noon ahead of the long weekend.

Thunderstorm watch in Bulkley Valley

Severe thunderstorms may develop this afternoon.

Hunters encouraged to help with moose

BV Rod Gun helping with moose habitat, and wants hunters to help track numbers.

Battle of the Skeena

Kitwanga hosted the Battle of the Skeena last weekend.

Witset votes to keep agreement for Coastal GasLink pipeline

Witset said it will receive $55.4 million in payments over the life of the project.

Air quality statement for Bulkley Valley and Lakes

Statement is not advisory level but warns conditions change quickly, with smoke coming from Eurasia.

Truck driver dies on Hwy 16

Peter Huisman lived for driving and his boys, according to his boss at Bandstra Transportation.

Daycare a new Bright Beginning for Lake Kathlyn Elementary

The school formerly known as Lake Kathlyn Elementary is filled with the sounds of children again.

NDP leader lands in Smithers

Consensus has to happen for projects to happen says Jagmeet Singh during a visit to the Northwest.

Time running out to partner on Walnut Park $1.5-million public space

"This opportunity comes around once. You won't see another one probably built 25-30 years, if that."

Next Hydro electric vehicle charging phase to come north

Prince George connected south first, then to Prince Rupert through Bulkley Valley in a few years.

Smithers RCMP arrest armed robbery suspect

Another Smithers business helped police track down 7-Eleven armed robbery suspect.

Bear activity around Willowvale and Elks

Town of Smithers warn trail users of bear activity around Willowvale Marsh and Elks Park.

SPCA seizes 16 dogs from property in B.C. Interior

Dog owners were known to SPCA and had been convicted on animal cruelty charges in 2015

Upper Skeena Rec Centre could be biomass heated

Come for a tour inside the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre in Hazelton.