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Cedric awards deadline extended

Senior writers are getting an extra month to submit their work to the third annual Cedric Literary Awards

Nine year old Brody Ehrlich shows off the fossil laced rock he found last summer near Chapman Lake.

Nine year old’s discovery rocks with variety of fossils

Last summer on a family excursion near Chapman Lake, nine year old Brody Ehrlich was out looking for materials to make a teepee

Nine year old Brody Ehrlich shows off the fossil laced rock he found last summer near Chapman Lake.

Westcoast connector seeks another LNG connection

A pipeline that would have supplied natural gas to the Prince Rupert LNG project remains an active project

Planned LNG plant shelved

Shell Canada recently announced the end of any further development of the Prince Rupert LNG project on Ridley Island near Prince Rupert

Chief judge Tom Crabtree congratulates the honourable Karen L. Whonnock during her official welcome as judge to the Provincial Court of British Columbia during a celebration held in the Williams Lake courthouse’s Supreme Court. 

New Wet’suwet’en judge

As a member of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation, judge Karen L. Whonnock grew up on a farm in Evelyn near Smithers

Chief judge Tom Crabtree congratulates the honourable Karen L. Whonnock during her official welcome as judge to the Provincial Court of British Columbia during a celebration held in the Williams Lake courthouse’s Supreme Court. 

LNG pipeline revenue deals set

The provincial government has stepped in and decided how millions of dollars will be divided up among First Nations

Here’s a look at what’s ahead

Festival of the Performing Arts and Verdi’s ‘Nabucco’ live from New York 

The B.C. Bike Ride North’s ‘ultimate road-trip experience’ will pass through different communities in the north

Bike tour to pass through Burns Lake

The B.C. Bike Ride North opened their registration on Feb. 7

The B.C. Bike Ride North’s ‘ultimate road-trip experience’ will pass through different communities in the north

Arts council’s news and events

L’Amour de Loin: Live in HD from New York and scholarship applications

A multi-collision incident involving three logging trucks and one car in Fort St. James left one driver dead on scene and caused a highway shutdown in both directions.

One driver dead from multi-truck collision on Highway 27

A multi-collision incident involving three logging trucks and one car near Fort St. James left one driver dead

A multi-collision incident involving three logging trucks and one car in Fort St. James left one driver dead on scene and caused a highway shutdown in both directions.

Cedric literacy awards are expanding

Starting Feb. 1, writers of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry are encouraged to submit their manuscripts

Art events coming up in the region 

The Lord of the Flies; on the road touring and training workshop; Coldsnap Music Festival in Prince George

Fort St. James’ ski club has built a new maintenance shop for housing grooming machinery and essential tools for the Murray Ridge ski area

Fort St. James ski club sees improvements

A northern B.C. ski hill is now better equipped to maintain trails and extend the season for local skiers and snowboarders

Fort St. James’ ski club has built a new maintenance shop for housing grooming machinery and essential tools for the Murray Ridge ski area
Roland & Lisa Cataford

Christmas is about God’s love for all

“Fear not, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which shall be for all people

Roland & Lisa Cataford

Woman found guilty of accessory to Bjornson murder

Teresa Marie Charlie has been found guilty of accessory to murder, after the fact, in the 2012 death of Fribjon Bjornson.

The B.C. NDP is proposing a ban on all trophy hunting for grizzly bears in the province if the party wins the next election. A Topley guide outfitter says a ban like this would affect his business and the economy in northern B.C. 

NDP calling for an end to grizzly trophy hunting

Guide outfitter says ban would be wasteful and hurt economy 

The B.C. NDP is proposing a ban on all trophy hunting for grizzly bears in the province if the party wins the next election. A Topley guide outfitter says a ban like this would affect his business and the economy in northern B.C. 
(L-R) Pam Cormack

Father asks for change after death of his daughter

He says there is a troubling logging truck culture in B.C.

(L-R) Pam Cormack

Northwestern B.C. airline company declares bankruptcy

Creditors of Hawkair will be meeting in Terrace on Dec. 12, 2016 for the latest financial information

Virtual medical consultations

A Canadian telehealth company has launched virtual medical consultations

Volunteers have dedicated hundreds of hours to make Omineca Ski Club’s new biathlon range a reality. The new range includes 16 shooting lanes with covered targets and a new firing line. 

Major improvement to ski club’s biathlon range

The new range includes 16 shooting lanes with covered targets

Volunteers have dedicated hundreds of hours to make Omineca Ski Club’s new biathlon range a reality. The new range includes 16 shooting lanes with covered targets and a new firing line.