Marisca Bakker

Bear captured after breaking into home

Black bear makes his way into home and conservation officers don't know why

Bye-bye for baby

Reporter Marisca Bakker says reuniting a family perfect way to leave (for now) as she grows hers.

Proposed $45-million South Hazelton pellet plant

GDC plans to build largest plant of its kind in North America and ship to Asia from Prince Rupert.

Affordable housing group looking for Smithers’ support

Dik Tiy Housing Society starting process to renovate old Hilltop Inn into affordable housing

Motion passes to start long Bulkley Valley District Hospital replacement process

Smithers mayor forms hospital board motion to make new hospital a priority for Smithers.

New Hazelton’s community hall gets grant

Money will be put towards renovating vacant building and opening by end of year.

Telkwa Coal holds open house

Plenty of residents came out to see the latest plans for a new steelmaking coal mine.

Telkwa mayor recovering at home

Darcy Repen hoping to get back to full mayoral duties soon

New school for Walnut Park Elementary

Province announces funding for the build

First Smithers-Telkwa trail phase presented soon

The first phase of feasibility study is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

Construction on Upper Skeena Arena going smoothly after a tough winter

Pilot project to train indigenous young people for recreation leadership position underway

Taxes up in Village of Hazelton, stay same in New Hazelton

District focusing on community hall and Village's priority is the new recreation centre.

New Walnut Park school closer to reality

SD54 starts planning while waiting for the Ministry of Education's formal approval.

Telkwa mayor on medical leave

Telkwa council deals with hall repairs, bike trail and parking without Mayor Darcy Repen.

SD54 draft budget has enrolement numbers rising

For the first time in over 10 years SD54 is expecting enrolment to increase next school year.

‘Fractures our spirit all over again’

Residential school survivor Willie Blackwater still looking for reconciliation.

Full house for Indian Horse

It was a full house with special guests at the Gitanmaax Tri Town Theatre in Hazelton last week.

Complexities of Smithers homelessness brought to Province

Smithers to be included in provinical-wide report on housing issues after homeless count.

Rural recycle depot opens

RDBN gets into recycling

Smithers’ mountains to star in another movie

A Chinese production shot scenes for a movie on Hudson Bay Mountain