Local News

Tree angel campaign raises over $2,000 for Salvation Army

Since the campaign was launched in 2005 it has raised over $80,000

Firefighters raise $5,000 for Snow Buddies

The program has over 60 clients this year

New home found for transportation ministry weigh scales

The scales need to be moved to make room for Hwy16/37 roundabout

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Highlights from the 2019 Federal Budget

Extreme polar vortex weather expected to ease

Thursday night should be the last of it

Hereditary chiefs renew demand for pipeline shutdown

Coastal GasLink found non-compliant with environmental assessment certificate last year

  • Jan 31, 2019

Hwy 16 transit use inconsistent

Two years in, bus ridership is down or up since a year ago depending on which community.

City applies for regional pilot program for immigrant entrepreneurs

The province opened the new program this year to bridge employment gaps in smaller communities

CMTN unveils plans for $1.3 million health and wellness centre

The renovated facility inside the trades building will be open for students and residents

TransCanada to sell up to 75% stake in Coastal GasLink pipeline

Company reducing its interest in the 670-kilometre, 48-inch diameter natural gas pipeline project

Street parking grows at Mills Memorial Hospital

Motorists free to use a lower parking lot

Coastal GasLink pauses work over trap line dispute

Unist’ot’en dispute claims traps were set after injunction gives pipeline workers access.

  • Jan 25, 2019

Prince Rupert cleared to end boil water notice

City has downgraded from boil water notice to a water quality advisory after six weeks

RCMP on man-hunt for two armed suspects in northwest B.C.

Terrace RCMP and Forensic Identification Unit is investigating after truck was stolen at gunpoint

Terrace RCMP on man-hunt for two armed carjacking suspects

Suspects allegedly robbed, assaulted Thornhill victim at gunpoint, stolen truck found in Terrace

Coastal GasLink stops work on pipeline over trapline dispute in northern B.C.

Traps had been placed inside construction boundaries and people were entering the site, raising safety concerns

MP Cullen undecided about running again

He was first elected to represent Skeena - Bulkley Valley in 2004

Kitimat has two cannabis store licence applications

“The people fighting this most are pot smokers who don’t want to pay taxes.”

Prince Rupert Port announces $1M for Skeena River salmon

Community Investment Fund will support innovative pilot projects that increase salmon stock

  • Jan 25, 2019

Graduation rates drop in Coast Mountains School District

Lower student cohorts, increase in Evergreen certificates pointed as possible causes

Author warns of dangerous goods being carried by rail

Bruce Campbell wrote book on Lac-Mégantic disaster