Quinn Bender, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The RCMP mobile office was closed Jan. 21 but patrols continued along Morice West Forest Service Road. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

RCMP reach deal to end police patrols of Wet’suwet’en lands as pipeline work pauses

Withdrawal opens door for talks today between hereditary chiefs, province and federal gov

The RCMP mobile office was closed Jan. 21 but patrols continued along Morice West Forest Service Road. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
The RCMP’s temporary office is set up a few kilometres past a roadblock at the 27-kilometre point on the Morice West Forest Service Road in Houston, B.C. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

RCMP pull office from Wet’suwet’en territory, but hereditary chiefs still want patrols to end

Chief says temporary closure of field office not enough as Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute drags on

The RCMP’s temporary office is set up a few kilometres past a roadblock at the 27-kilometre point on the Morice West Forest Service Road in Houston, B.C. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
An RCMP office is set up a few kilometres past a roadblock set up at the 27-kilometre point on the Morice West Forest Service Road in Houston, B.C. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

RCMP clarifies stance on removing officers from Wet’suwet’en territory in northern B.C.

Police say will remove officers only if hereditary chiefs keep road open to pipeline workers

An RCMP office is set up a few kilometres past a roadblock set up at the 27-kilometre point on the Morice West Forest Service Road in Houston, B.C. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Wet’suwet’en member of the Skin Tyee Nation, Robert Skin, addresses about 200 supporters of the Coastal GasLink pipeline who gathered in Houston Wednesday afternoon to hear from Indigenous members in favour of the project. (Quinn Bender photo)

Meet the Wet’suwet’en who want the Coastal GasLink pipeline

Supporters of the pipeline are upset only one side is being heard nationwide

Wet’suwet’en member of the Skin Tyee Nation, Robert Skin, addresses about 200 supporters of the Coastal GasLink pipeline who gathered in Houston Wednesday afternoon to hear from Indigenous members in favour of the project. (Quinn Bender photo)
Tahltan make largest First Nation clean energy investment in B.C. history

Tahltan make largest First Nation clean energy investment in B.C. history

The Northwest B.C. nation is now part owner of a clean energy asset valued at over $2.5 billion

Tahltan make largest First Nation clean energy investment in B.C. history
Body, burning truck found near northern B.C. town

Body, burning truck found near northern B.C. town

RCMP unsure if the two separate discoveries are related

Body, burning truck found near northern B.C. town
Former Nisga’a Lisims Government internet technology manager Andre Cardinal.

Nisga’a Nation seeks gag order against employee making ‘malicious’ claims

IT manager Andre Cardinal goes to Facebook, promises to “educate” members

Former Nisga’a Lisims Government internet technology manager Andre Cardinal.
B.C. Officers estimate 200 crab were dumped off the side of Skeena Crossing Road near Hazelton.

Another illegal dump of 200 Dungeness crab discovered in northern B.C.

DFO confident new site related to larger April 2 dump

B.C. Officers estimate 200 crab were dumped off the side of Skeena Crossing Road near Hazelton.
About 250 Dungeness crabs illegally discarded off the side of Highway 16 between Moricetown and Hazleton, near Smithers. (Contributed photo)

250 Dungeness crabs illegally dumped off B.C. highway

Fisheries Act prohibits the waste of any fish that is suitable for human consumption.

About 250 Dungeness crabs illegally discarded off the side of Highway 16 between Moricetown and Hazleton, near Smithers. (Contributed photo)
Canadian astronaut Col Chris Hadfield, right, looks on as Tahltan Band Chief Rick McLean (red jacket) presents Monaco’s Prince Albert II with a painting by Tahltan artist Alano Edzerza. Tsēmā Igharas photo

Astronaut’s visit uplifts B.C. community still reeling from wildfires

Chris Hadfield joins field-research team in Telegraph Creek

Canadian astronaut Col Chris Hadfield, right, looks on as Tahltan Band Chief Rick McLean (red jacket) presents Monaco’s Prince Albert II with a painting by Tahltan artist Alano Edzerza. Tsēmā Igharas photo
Family pleads again for witnesses in B.C. man’s hit-and-run death

Family pleads again for witnesses in B.C. man’s hit-and-run death

Cameron Kerr was killed while walking home from a friend’s wake in Terrace

Family pleads again for witnesses in B.C. man’s hit-and-run death
Lady Macbeth. (Contributed photo)

Former B.C. crime reporter pens debut children’s book

Thom Barker channels his giant dog’s phobias into theme exploring critical thinking

Lady Macbeth. (Contributed photo)
Telegraph Creek following the massive Alkali Lake wildfire this summer. (Jane Philpott Facebook photo)

Telegraph Creek wildfire evacuees may be home by Christmas

Structure loss was the highest for any First Nation in Canadian wildfire history, says minister

Telegraph Creek following the massive Alkali Lake wildfire this summer. (Jane Philpott Facebook photo)
B.C. anglers furious over American VIP fishing trip

B.C. anglers furious over American VIP fishing trip

DFO investigating legality of First Nations research licence to fishing party

B.C. anglers furious over American VIP fishing trip
B.C. municipalities want convicted politicians removed from office

B.C. municipalities want convicted politicians removed from office

Terrace and Pitt Meadows UBCM resolutions also call for action upon charges being laid

B.C. municipalities want convicted politicians removed from office
BC Wildfire Service photo

Telegraph Creek wildfire downgraded

Efforts now focused on recovery and access to community

BC Wildfire Service photo
Four fires merge near Telegraph Creek

Four fires merge near Telegraph Creek

Northern B.C.’s Alkali Lake blaze now at 118,000 hectares

Four fires merge near Telegraph Creek
Terrace Search and Rescue photo

B.C. hiker survives 300-foot fall from cliff

SAR helicopter team finds woman clinging to small ledge 300-feet down

Terrace Search and Rescue photo
Telegraph Creek wildfires merge into one

Telegraph Creek wildfires merge into one

Wind shift offers chance to secure southern flank of 28,000-hectare blaze

Telegraph Creek wildfires merge into one
The Alkali Lake and South Stikine River fire near Telegraph Creek are still showing significant fire activity. The fires are expected to merge into one. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Volatile Telegraph Creek wildfires expected to merge

Fire crews will be flown in to protect threatened village if road is compromised

The Alkali Lake and South Stikine River fire near Telegraph Creek are still showing significant fire activity. The fires are expected to merge into one. (BC Wildfire Service photo)