Chris Gareau

The City of Revelstoke has installed a Level 2 charging station for electric vehicles in the downtown city parking lot. Photo via City of Revelstoke

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.

The City of Revelstoke has installed a Level 2 charging station for electric vehicles in the downtown city parking lot. Photo via City of Revelstoke
Nanaimo RCMP looking for suspect behind weekend robbery.

Smithers RCMP arrest armed robbery suspect

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

Nanaimo RCMP looking for suspect behind weekend robbery.
Bear activity has been reported in the Willowvale Marsh and Elks Park area. (Google map)

Bear activity around Willowvale and Elks

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

Bear activity has been reported in the Willowvale Marsh and Elks Park area. (Google map)
16 dogs have been seized from a property in Quesnel. Pixabay photo

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

16 dogs have been seized from a property in Quesnel. Pixabay photo
The tour group that included Stikine MLA Doug Donaldson and Heart of the Hazeltons' Peter Newberry enters the massive front side of the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre under construction in Hazelton. (Chris Gareau photo)

Upper Skeena Rec Centre could be biomass heated

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

The tour group that included Stikine MLA Doug Donaldson and Heart of the Hazeltons' Peter Newberry enters the massive front side of the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre under construction in Hazelton. (Chris Gareau photo)
Smithers RCMP

RCMP seek info on 7-Eleven robbery

Smithers police seek info on man who used kitchen knife while taking lotto tickets and donation box.

Smithers RCMP
Chris Ronald Contributed photo

Chris Ronald folk concert at Round Lake Hall

Contemporary folk singer-songwriter Chris Ronald performs Round Lake Hall on Wednesday, June 27.

Chris Ronald Contributed photo
Fuel shortage from New Hazelton to Telkwa

Fuel shortage from New Hazelton to Telkwa

Short supplies in B.C. had all stations but one in Smithers and one in Gitanmaax out of gas Friday.

Fuel shortage from New Hazelton to Telkwa
Bandstra Transportation Systems Ltd. owner Phil Bandstra. (Contributed photo)

Bandstra elected BC Trucking’s vice chair

Phil Bandstra of Smithers company Bandstra Transportation Systems Ltd. vice chair of BC Trucking.

Bandstra Transportation Systems Ltd. owner Phil Bandstra. (Contributed photo)
It’s going to be at least a week of extreme ice cream cravings in the Bulkley Valley. (file photo)

Special heat wave statement from Environment Canada

Check your sunscreen and ice cream reserves, it is going to get hot and sunny in the Bulkley Valley.

It’s going to be at least a week of extreme ice cream cravings in the Bulkley Valley. (file photo)
Firewood permits go digital

Firewood permits go digital

Free permits to cut firewood in B.C. are now available online.

Firewood permits go digital
No charges in police shooting deaths of Granisle mother and son

No charges in police shooting deaths of Granisle mother and son

RCMP officer's actions justified in report including Molotov cocktails and guns in 2016 incident.

No charges in police shooting deaths of Granisle mother and son
Smithers RCMP are seeking the public's help in identifying an indirect witness in a criminal investigation who may go by the name Joe. (Video screen capture provided by RCMP)

RCMP seek witness for sexual assault investigation

The man is described as an "important indirect witness" who may be from the Hazelton area.

Smithers RCMP are seeking the public's help in identifying an indirect witness in a criminal investigation who may go by the name Joe. (Video screen capture provided by RCMP)
Walnut Elementary new school consultation Thursday

Walnut Elementary new school consultation Thursday

Meeting to discuss shared community space that can be anything from a library to a sports facility.

Walnut Elementary new school consultation Thursday
The BC Bus North, backed by $2 million in provincial funding, as of June 4 provides two round-trip routes a week between Prince Rupert and Prince George. (BC Transit image)

Debit accepted on new BC Bus North

After first announcing a credit card would be needed, debit accepted as riders get on Hwy 16 bus.

The BC Bus North, backed by $2 million in provincial funding, as of June 4 provides two round-trip routes a week between Prince Rupert and Prince George. (BC Transit image)
(Northern Health)

Northern Health buses fill accessibility gap

People with mobility issues invited to use wheelchair accessible NHC buses with accessible washrooms

(Northern Health)
High Bulkley River in Telkwa just over two weeks ago. (Eric Becker photo)

Bulkley River still dangerous

The Bulkley River has been downgraded to high streamflow advisory, and people are asked to stay off.

High Bulkley River in Telkwa just over two weeks ago. (Eric Becker photo)
Nick Briere photo

Firefighters work 10 hours on Telkwa house fire

Tough conditions kept Smithers and Telkwa firefighters busy at fire with no injuries.

Nick Briere photo
Smithers RCMP

Victim wants women to come forward

Reporting sex assaults helps police track down criminals.

Smithers RCMP
The Telkwa River fills up as BC Hydro crews re-enforce the tower that nearly collapsed last spring. The lines it carries supply power to much of the Northwest. (BC Hydro photo)

Flood warning downgraded to flood watch

Hydro tower re-enforced on Telkwa River and Ebenezer no long on evacuation alert as rivers recede.

The Telkwa River fills up as BC Hydro crews re-enforce the tower that nearly collapsed last spring. The lines it carries supply power to much of the Northwest. (BC Hydro photo)