Local News


Cullen "Disappointed" by Huckleberry Mine Shutdown

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen is responding to the impending shut down of the Huckleberry Mine. Imperial Metals has announced the mine will cease all operations on August 31st of this year, laying off the remaining 160 employees still working on the site. Cullen was disappointed by the news, but ... Read more

Domestic Violence Funding Awarded

Organizations in Hazelton, Houston and Vanderhoof will share nearly $210,000 in provincial funding for culture-based domestic violence programs for Aboriginal families and communities. The Gitxsan Health Society in Hazelton, Friendship Centre programs in Smithers and Houston, and Carrier Sekani Family Services in Vanderhoof are each getting $70,000. A news release ... Read more

P.G. Firm Wins Award for Terrace Intersection Design

The company that redesigned a critical highway intersection in Terrace has been honoured with a provincial award for its work on the project. R.F. Binnie and Associates of Prince George has taken the top award for Design and Contract Preparation for Roads at the annual Deputy Minister's Consulting Engineers Awards. ... Read more

CIHL: Rampage, Ice Demons Face Daunting Task

    The Prince Rupert Rampage and Kitimat Ice Demons both face a difficult task this weekend:  both must win on the road tomorrow to stay alive in the Central Interior Hockey League playoffs.      The Rampage will be in Terrace tomorrow night, trailing the defending champion River Kings 1-0 in ... Read more

Heart Failure Straining Canadian Economy

A new study says more needs to be done to help the hundreds of thousands of Canadians living with damaged hearts. According to the report released by the Heart and Stroke foundation, the accelerating number of Canadians suffering from Heart Failure is putting a strain on health services and the ... Read more