Rebecca Watson

Port launches Green Wave program

The Green Wave program gives shipping companies incentives to install emission-reduction technology on vessels

New Moon building’s fate still in question

The future of the former New Moon restaurant building is being placed into the hands of insurance companies

Algae boom threatens gill net fleet

The Prince Rupert gill net fleet has been hit hard by a massive algae bloom and may be forced off the water.

Almost no changes to NWCC service despite cost-cutting

Students looking to attend Northwest Community College in the 2015-2016 school year can expect to see almost no changes in service

Rupert fire victims receiving some help

For tenants, who lost everything last weekend in the New Moon Restaurant building there has been a small glimmer of hope.

Walk a day with me: Inland Air

Rebecca Watson spends an evening up in the skies with Prince Rupert's Inland Air

Glass sponge reefs in danger of shattering

The ‘Sea of Glass’ could soon shatter permanently if areas off Prince Rupert’s Pacific coast are not properly protected

Oil cleanup complete off coast of Prince Rupert

The Western Canada Marine Response Corporation has contained and cleaned the seepage and crews will continue to monitor the site.

Abandoned pipe seeps oil into the sea

Efforts by the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) are underway to contain the leak.

Better at Home funding helps seniors across Nechako Lakes

Fraser Lake has secured funding for a Better At Home pilot project that will reach Fort St. James and Vanderhoof.

Students release salmon in Stream to Sea strategy

Seven area schools released hundreds of Chinook Salmon fry into the Nechako River Wednesday.

Nechako Valley junior crushes provincial-wide records at high school track championship

"For Simon to be the number one guy from B.C and he’s from this town is just awesome,” NVSS track and field coach Brian Nemethy said.

First Nation chief supports land protection at Eagle Spirit Energy chief gathering

Eagle Spirit Energy has taken the approach to include First Nations in the process of their proposed pipeline.

Accident causes closure of Highway 27

A motor vehicle accident involving a 44-year-old man from Fort St. James resulted in lane closures along highway 27 Monday, June 1.

Tension in Vanderhoof rises with the water

Flood warning still in effect for the Nechako River which is expected to rise another 30 centimeters by mid week.

Flooding creates moat around Fort Fraser family farm

You think walking to the bus is bad, try canoeing in the rain.

Little Bobtail Lake fire quadruples in size

The fire has grown to an estimated 13,000 hectares just 500 metres to the western shores of Norman Lake.

Saik’uz and Innergex go 50/50 on partnership for wind farm on Nulki Hills

A proposed wind farm for Nulki Hills near Vanderhoof is one step closer to fruition.

Evacuation order issued for Little Bobtail Lake fire

A fire burning three kilometres south of Norman Lake has initiated an evacuation of residents

Evacuation Order for Rural Vanderhoof areas

The fire has grown to more than 2,700 hectares just 2.5 kilometers south of Norman Lake.