Coast Mountain News

COVID-19 cases climb to 52 as first vaccinations to begin Jan. 19

VCH has indicated vaccines will be available for off-reserve elders, but has not provided specifics


First vaccines roll out for Nuxalk elders, hospital staff and long-term care residents

The Moderna vaccine arrived in Bella Coola on Sunday, Jan. 17


Bella Coola’s community paramedic can now test people for COVID-19

Jeffery Snow became certified to offer COVID-19 testing on Jan. 13, 2021


COVID-19 cases climb to 25 in Bella Coola

The first cases were reported by the Nuxalk EOC on Jan. 7

COVID-19 exposure confirmed at Nusatsum Elementary School

The exposure was in grade 5 and took place Jan. 6, 2021

COVID cases now at 16 in Bella Coola

Cases have been rising daily in the community

COVID cases now at 16 in Bella Coola

There are now 16 confirmed cases in Bella Coola

SD49 suspends face-to-face instruction due to COVID-19

School is still open for childcare services

Bella Coola Community Forest donates to local non-profits suffering from COVID-19 losses

$23,500 has been donated to local non-profit organizations so far

COVID cases rising in Bella Coola

There are now 11 confirmed cases in Bella Coola

Baylink Networks awarded construction contract for Connected Coast

It is anticipated that the project will be completed at the end of 2023

Three COVID cases confirmed in Bella Coola

This is the third incident of COVID in Bella Coola since the start of the pandemic

Nuxalk elections set for March 16

Nominations are set for February 1

B.C. Assessment releases property values, Bella Coola up 8%

Some properties owners will see an increase, others a decrease

Bella Coola Legion receives federal funding

The Bella Coola Branch received $4,946 after requesting it through its Provincial Command

Snowfall warning issued for Bella Coola

Snowfall with total amounts of about 10 cm is expected

BCE grades three and four raise over $2000 for local Food Bank

The kids engaged in a letter writing campaign and collected donations

  • Dec 17, 2020

Spread some cheer at the Christmas Elders Tree

The tree is located at the Bella Coola Co-op

Power restored for the Valley after winter storm

All Bella Coola customers are now out of the dark

Some customers still without power as additional crews brought in to help

Trees continued to fall onto lines even after the actual storm had passed