Quinn Bender, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Skeena mainstem closed to recreational sockeye

Skeena mainstem closed to recreational sockeye

Escapements expected to be below 800,000 threshold

Skeena mainstem closed to recreational sockeye
Air Canada Jazz’s Bombardier Q-400s will service a new daily route between Terrace and Calgary beginning this fall. (Quinn Bender photo)

Daily flights from Terrace to Calgary coming soon

Air Canada confident LNG-fuelled market can now sustain the long-wanted route

Air Canada Jazz’s Bombardier Q-400s will service a new daily route between Terrace and Calgary beginning this fall. (Quinn Bender photo)
Queen Charlotte name change will be a long process

Queen Charlotte name change will be a long process

Mayor says conversations still to be had with all residents

Queen Charlotte name change will be a long process
Centennial Legacy Fund Committee member Paul Ferguson, Lorrie John from the Dixon Entrance Maritime Museum Society, and President Shannon Bettles at the BCHF Awards Gala held June 8, 2019 at the Native Sons Hall at the Native Sons Hall in Courtenay, BC. (Darren Durupt photo)

Maritime Museum project receives legacy grant

A special project of the Dixon Entrance Maritime Museum Society has been…

Centennial Legacy Fund Committee member Paul Ferguson, Lorrie John from the Dixon Entrance Maritime Museum Society, and President Shannon Bettles at the BCHF Awards Gala held June 8, 2019 at the Native Sons Hall at the Native Sons Hall in Courtenay, BC. (Darren Durupt photo)
Tahltan reach benefits agreement over Seabridge’s massive KSM gold mine project

Tahltan reach benefits agreement over Seabridge’s massive KSM gold mine project

$308M agreement provides additional billions for Tahltan jobs, contracts

Tahltan reach benefits agreement over Seabridge’s massive KSM gold mine project
Northwest fire bans to be lifted Friday

Northwest fire bans to be lifted Friday

All campfires, Category 2 and 3 fires will be allowed

Northwest fire bans to be lifted Friday
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.
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Second cannabis store passes Queen Charlotte test

Gwaii Ganja will now go through the provincial permitting process

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Queen Charlotte council is considering changing the town’s name from the Village of Queen Charlotte to Daajing Giids Llnagaay. (File photo)

Will the Village of Queen Charlotte change its name?

SHIP formally requests discussions to restore Haida name, Daajing Giids Llnagaay

Queen Charlotte council is considering changing the town’s name from the Village of Queen Charlotte to Daajing Giids Llnagaay. (File photo)
B.C. Conservation urges caution heading into long weekend

B.C. Conservation urges caution heading into long weekend

BC Conservation is urging outdoor recreationists to remember their dos and don’ts…

B.C. Conservation urges caution heading into long weekend
Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen. (File photo)

Cullen demands action on Ecstall River

Failing to penalize parties involved undermines all salmon conservation efforts, MP says

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen. (File photo)
Haida Gwaii School District names new superintendent

Haida Gwaii School District names new superintendent

Carey Stewart, currently assistant super with Nisga’a district, will start June 29

Haida Gwaii School District names new superintendent
Committee recommends big changes to Fisheries Act

Committee recommends big changes to Fisheries Act

North Coast leaders celebrate Parliamentary report’s focus on independent fishers

Committee recommends big changes to Fisheries Act
Conservation urges care with wildlife this spring on Haida Gwaii

Conservation urges care with wildlife this spring on Haida Gwaii

As spring blossoms BC Conservation is reminding islanders how best to deal…

Conservation urges care with wildlife this spring on Haida Gwaii
US pop-up consulate coming to Haida Gwaii

US pop-up consulate coming to Haida Gwaii

The U.S. consulate in Vancouver will be visiting the islands May 17…

US pop-up consulate coming to Haida Gwaii
ARMS is working to bring salmon back to the Alouette River system. (Contributed)

Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs renew fishing ban

Conservation measure part of long-term hopes to revamp permitting process in their territory

ARMS is working to bring salmon back to the Alouette River system. (Contributed)
Search resumes for evidence in hit and run death of Cameron Kerr

Search resumes for evidence in hit and run death of Cameron Kerr

Terrace and Prince Rupert SARs scour Hwy 16 ditches

Search resumes for evidence in hit and run death of Cameron Kerr
B.C. Officers estimate 200 crab were dumped off the side of Skeena Crossing Road near Hazelton. (DFO photo)

Second dump site of Dungeness crab discovered

DFO confident new site related to April 2 dump of 250 more crab

B.C. Officers estimate 200 crab were dumped off the side of Skeena Crossing Road near Hazelton. (DFO photo)
QC food bank needs cash

QC food bank needs cash

Feed the People program shuts down for month of May

QC food bank needs cash
Telegraph Creek, pictured last summer, is still recovering from the massive Alkali Lake wildfire last summer. (Jane Philpott Facebook photo)

Fires still burning near Telegraph Creek

BC Wildfire Service assures residents of a proactive plan heading into wildfire season

Telegraph Creek, pictured last summer, is still recovering from the massive Alkali Lake wildfire last summer. (Jane Philpott Facebook photo)