Local News

3/27/2015

BC Introduces New Education Legislation

A new education legislation is coming to British Columbia and it's called Bill Eleven. BC's Ministry of Education says the new act will help run the school system more effectively by monitoring Professional Development days. There are five days during every school year when the hallways and classrooms are empty ... Read more
3/27/2015

Young Entrepreneurs Vie for Huge Cash Prizes in Thrive North Business Challenge

Nearly $40,000 in cash prizes are up for grabs for young entrepreneurs in Prince Rupert at the Thrive North Business Challenge Awards Showcase. The challenge which accepted over 50 applications from young business owners from around the Northwest was slimmed down to just 12 finalists who are partaking in the ... Read more
3/27/2015

Numbers Revealed from Smithers Homeless Count

Smithers conducted its first ever homeless count back in November. The results have been released, and 22 individuals are without a home. Organizers of the count says for a community the size of Smithers, that number is relatively large. The Smithers Action Group Association, also known as SAGA, is now ... Read more
3/27/2015

River Kings Advance to Coy Cup Final

The Terrace River Kings have punched their ticket for Saturday's Coy Cup Championship game. The River Kings scored three goals in the final period last night, as they came back from a 3-2 deficit to defeat the host Fort Nelson 5-3, finishing the round robin portion of the provincial AA ... Read more
3/27/2015

Cullen Calls For Halt To Commercial Herring Fishery on Central Coast as Tensions Escalate

As tensions escalate between the Heiltsuk Nation and the federal government over a contentious herring fishery on the Central Coast, the NDP is calling on the Harper Government to shut the fishery down. Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen hand-delivered a letter to Fisheries Minister Gail Shea Wednesday, quoting Heiltsuk fears ... Read more