Blair McBride

Fort St. James in financial crisis, mayor says

The community of Fort St. James is in a financial crisis, its…

Public input invited on forestry renewal plan

The British Columbia government has invited public feedback on its Interior Forest…

Stumpage fees rise, with varied effects on industry

Rates paid by companies to log Crown land increased July 1, with…

Know the rules before towing a recreational trailer

Motorists towing a recreational trailer this summer should be aware of the…

7th Ave. sewer upgrade to cost $170,000

The Village of Burns Lake is seeking to build a new lift…

Cheslatta campout celebrates Settlement Agreement

The Cheslatta Carrier Nation’s annual campout on July 10 stood out from…

EV charger use steady since it became free to use

July usage of the electric vehicle (EV) charge station has been steady…

Lightning starts nine small fires on July 5-7

Several wildfires started in the Northwest Fire Centre region over the July…

Local communities get $163,900 in fire safety grants

The Village of Burns Lake, the Lake Babine Nation and Cheslatta Carrier…

Mill blast safety measures review ends

The government is wrapping up a review on how industries and other…

New Wildfire Preparedness Guide published

The British Columbia government has released the new Wildfire Preparedness Guide. The…

Regional real estate sales down so far in 2019

Real estate sales in the northwest and Bulkley-Nechako regions of British Columbia…

Trial finishes for suspect in Burns Lake man’s murder

Closing submissions concluded at the Supreme Court in Prince George on July…

Volunteers build 45 dog houses

Animal welfare groups managed to build 45 all-weather dog houses in Smithers…

First Nations, government to monitor mushroom picking

The provincial government is partnering with some First Nations in the region…

Pro cyclist’s Burns Lake trail ride goes online

Nate Hills, a professional mountain biker and online influencer posted a video…

Mammograms offered through mobile unit

The BC Cancer service offers a mobile mammogram unit to screen women…

Dog park fence work to start in late July

The installation of the Burns Lake dog park’s perimeter fence is expected…

Managing forests with mountain bikers in mind

“Recreation” might sound like all fun and games, but managing a forest…

New program links farmers with land in north

The new British Columbia Land Matching Program (BCLMP) seeks to help new…