Shannon Hurst

Surviving 1,000 feet of falling snow: avalanche danger high

While it has been publicized on the news, many people still haven’t been aware of the extremely high avalanche hazards blanketing the province and Two Mile resident David Blackburn learned first hand how dangerous the mountains are last Friday.

Post boxes snowed in

The unusually heavy snowfall last week caused several snow removal complications and one of the side effects was that many of the rural route post boxes were snowed in. This meant that many people in Two Mile and Kispiox areas could not get their mail delivered. To the surprise of several residents they were informed that it was their responsibility to remove the snow so that the mail delivery could resume.

Amazing Race approaching

The Amazing Northern Race registration deadline of Jan. 31 is quickly approaching with the actual event scheduled to take place on Feb. 12.

Wolverines play best game of their season

While the Hazelton Wolverines didn’t come away with the win against the division leading Prince Rupert Rampage on Saturday, head coach Fred Hudson said it was the best game of the year for the team.

Penalties get in way of a win

The Hazelton Wolverines let penalties get in the way on Saturday giving the Terrace River Kings a six goal lead before they got their game on in the third but it wasn’t enough as they fell 7-4.