Coast Mountain News

Bella Coola Heli Sports closed, says no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in their operation

The company has committed to informing the community if a case is reported


COVID-19 case confirmed at Subway restaurant in Cache Creek

Customers who visited the site from March 25 to 27 are asked to self-isolate

  • Apr 1, 2020


COVID-19: Community working to address threat; road closures not supported by province

MLA Jennifer Rice says people should be staying home and non-essential travel is not acceptable


UPDATED: Some states of local emergency suspended by ministerial order

Suspension applies to regional districts but not First Nations

  • Mar 27, 2020

A letter from Bella Coola doctors on COVID-19: ‘All our lives depend on your actions now’

"None of us are invincible; we can all get it and spread it without even knowing."

  • Mar 26, 2020

Carey and Angela Price donate $50K to feed hungry Canadian children during COVID-19

Coming from the Carey and Angela Price Foundation funds going to Breakfast Club of Canada

COVID-19: Bella Coola RCMP close detachment front door access

The public is being asked to call 250 799 5363 for assistance

Nuxalk Nation, CCRD declare local state of emergency in response to COVID-19

The aim is to restrict all non-essential travel into the community

Community leaders urge residents to follow COVID-19 protocols

How to shut down Highway 20 to non-residents is being discussed

Pacific Coastal suspends operations due to COVID-19

The airline is suspending its operations until May 3

COS: Keep human attractants secured and out of sight as bears come out of hibernation

Bird feeders, garbage cans and barbecues all attract hungry bears

Local emergency management keeping up-to-date on COVID-19

According to Vancouver Coastal Health the risk to Canadians remains low

SD49 receives $800,000 in funding

The funding is for school maintenance projects

  • Mar 10, 2020

Spring flooding a risk as Bella Coola snowpack at 36% above normal

Weather in the next few months will determine flood conditions

Nuxalk Nation receives funding for elders housing project

The Nuxalk Nation was just one of 24 innovators selected from over 300 applicants

Nuxalk Nation, CCRD to receive over $177,000 to mitigate wildfire risk

The money is to help the Nuxalk Nation and the CCRD with planning and education

  • Mar 9, 2020

Local fire departments to benefit from new provincial funding

Over $110,000 in new provincial funding will help fire departments in the Central Coast

  • Mar 6, 2020

New MP Taylor Bachrach makes his first trip to Bella Coola

Bachrach said he is keen to get to know his riding and the members of his constituency

  • Feb 20, 2020