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The Burnaby Chiefs celebrate their championship in the Intermediate Division at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 9. (Thom Barker photo)

Burnaby downs Prince Rupert for Intermediate championship at All Native Basketball Tournament

With the way the Burnaby Chiefs burned through the Intermediate Division of…

The Burnaby Chiefs celebrate their championship in the Intermediate Division at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 9. (Thom Barker photo)
New Aiyansh’s Justin Adams, who was named ANBT Masters MVP, makes a layup through traffic during the championship game at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 9. (Thom Barker photo)

New Aiyansh repeats as All Native Basketball Tournament Masters champion

New Aiyansh’s Justin Adams repeats as Masters Most Valuable Player

New Aiyansh’s Justin Adams, who was named ANBT Masters MVP, makes a layup through traffic during the championship game at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 9. (Thom Barker photo)
Vancouver All My Relations celebrate their championship win against Similkameen at the 2022 All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 9. (Thom Barker photo)

Vancouver wins first Women’s title at All Native Basketball Tournament

Lower Mainland team prevails against Similkameen in grudge match from Wednesday

Vancouver All My Relations celebrate their championship win against Similkameen at the 2022 All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 9. (Thom Barker photo)
Women’s MVP Shenise Sigsworth from Vancouver brings down a rebound against Similkameen’s Madison Terbasket during the All Native Basketball Tournament Women’s championship game April 9. (Thom Barker photo)

Vancouver wins first Women’s title at All Native Basketball Tournament

Lower Mainland team prevails against Similkameen in grudge match from Wednesday

Women’s MVP Shenise Sigsworth from Vancouver brings down a rebound against Similkameen’s Madison Terbasket during the All Native Basketball Tournament Women’s championship game April 9. (Thom Barker photo)
Bella Bella’s Marlo John (red) attempts to split Burnaby’s Ethan Sacco (left) and Gavin Bruce during Day 6 Intermediate play at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 8. (Thom Barker photo)

62nd All Native Basketball Tournament: Day 6 Recap

Similkameen women breeze their way to final; emerge as the story of the tournament

Bella Bella’s Marlo John (red) attempts to split Burnaby’s Ethan Sacco (left) and Gavin Bruce during Day 6 Intermediate play at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 8. (Thom Barker photo)
Kincolith's Willis Stanley fights his way to the basket against Similkameen's Jessel Wilson during Day 5 Seniors play at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 7. (Thom Barker photo)

62nd All Native Basketball Tournament: Day 5 Recap

Seniors and Intermediate Divisions see first eliminations

Kincolith's Willis Stanley fights his way to the basket against Similkameen's Jessel Wilson during Day 5 Seniors play at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 7. (Thom Barker photo)
Gitwinksihlkw’s Eric Nyce goes up for a layup en route to 24 points in his team’s victory against Massett during Masters play on Day 4 at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 6. (Thom Barker photo)

62nd All Native Basketball Tournament: Day 4 Recap

Seniors and Intermediate Divisions see first eliminations

Gitwinksihlkw’s Eric Nyce goes up for a layup en route to 24 points in his team’s victory against Massett during Masters play on Day 4 at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 6. (Thom Barker photo)
New Aiyansh's Phillip Clayton (#8, black) and Richard Wolff block out Kincolith's Simon Gurney during Masters play at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 5. (Thom Barker photo)

62nd All Native Basketball Tournament: Day 3 Recap

Women’s Division cut to 10 teams; Masters Division sees first elimination

New Aiyansh's Phillip Clayton (#8, black) and Richard Wolff block out Kincolith's Simon Gurney during Masters play at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 5. (Thom Barker photo)
Skidegate’s Trafton Williams attempts to block a layup from Burnaby’s Ethan Sacco during Intermediate Division play on Day 2 of the All Native Basketball Tournament April 4 at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre in Prince Rupert. (Thom Barker photo)

62nd All Native Basketball Tournament: Day 2 Recap

Day 2 sees first elimination in double knockout format as Lax Kw’alaams women defeat Skidegate

Skidegate’s Trafton Williams attempts to block a layup from Burnaby’s Ethan Sacco during Intermediate Division play on Day 2 of the All Native Basketball Tournament April 4 at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre in Prince Rupert. (Thom Barker photo)
Camryn Parnell of the Massett Raiders (right) drives to the basket as Laney Munroe of the New Aiyansh Thunder defends during Game 5 of the opening round of Women’s Division play at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 3. (Thom Barker photo)

Women shine as All Native Basketball Tournament gets underway

Greenville, Gitwinksihlkw, Similkameen and Kitkatla win on Day 1

Camryn Parnell of the Massett Raiders (right) drives to the basket as Laney Munroe of the New Aiyansh Thunder defends during Game 5 of the opening round of Women’s Division play at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 3. (Thom Barker photo)
Workcamp at Seabridge Gold’s KSM project in northwest B.C. (Seabridge Gold photo)

Seabridge to spend $150 million to bring northwest B.C. gold mine project to “substantially started”

Spending made possible by investment by Sprott and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Fund

Workcamp at Seabridge Gold’s KSM project in northwest B.C. (Seabridge Gold photo)
Bulkley Valley forestry industry members packed the gallery at Smithers council chambers for a special Committee of the Whole meeting March 23 to lobby council for support in pushing back against the provincial governments old-growth deferral strategy. (Thom Barker photo)

Bulkley Valley forestry industry lobbies Smithers council for support pushing back against old-growth deferrals

Council heard arguments against provincial plan at a special Committee of the Whole meeting March 23

Bulkley Valley forestry industry members packed the gallery at Smithers council chambers for a special Committee of the Whole meeting March 23 to lobby council for support in pushing back against the provincial governments old-growth deferral strategy. (Thom Barker photo)
Former Telkwa mayor Brad Layton, second from left, has been charged with Fentanyl possession after stepping down as mayor in January. (Thom Barker photo)

Former Telkwa mayor charged with Fentanyl possession

Brad Layton was arrested in April, 2021, charged in February and will appear in court March 15

Former Telkwa mayor Brad Layton, second from left, has been charged with Fentanyl possession after stepping down as mayor in January. (Thom Barker photo)
Adam Kingsmill, far right, celebrates the opening of the 2022 Paralympic Games with Canadian teammates in Beijing, China. (Facebook photo)

Northwest B.C. Paralympic hockey player takes to the ice in Beijing tonight

The opening hockey game of the 2022 Paralympics features rematch of 2018 gold medal final with USA

Adam Kingsmill, far right, celebrates the opening of the 2022 Paralympic Games with Canadian teammates in Beijing, China. (Facebook photo)
Telkwa Coal founder Mark Gray announced last week the company has submitted its Environmental Assessment Certificate application. (Interior News file photo)

Telkwa Coal submits Environmental Assessment Certificate application

If EA is approved, company projects production to start in 2026

Telkwa Coal founder Mark Gray announced last week the company has submitted its Environmental Assessment Certificate application. (Interior News file photo)
Rick Fuerst, one of the organizers of a rally in Smithers Nov. 18 to raise awareness of potential impacts of old-growth logging deferrals, talks to media following the event. (Thom Barker photo)

B.C. budget includes $185 million to mitigate impact of old-growth logging deferrals

Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen says specific programs will be developed with local consultation

Rick Fuerst, one of the organizers of a rally in Smithers Nov. 18 to raise awareness of potential impacts of old-growth logging deferrals, talks to media following the event. (Thom Barker photo)
A review of Goodacre Place found no link between the facility’s practices and six deaths of Indigenous men between spring 2020 and spring 2021. (Interior News file photo)

B.C. Housing reviews cultural safety of facility after deaths of 6 Indigenous men

A review of the Smithers supported living facility generated 31 recommendations

A review of Goodacre Place found no link between the facility’s practices and six deaths of Indigenous men between spring 2020 and spring 2021. (Interior News file photo)
Route of the proposed Pacific Trail Pipeline. (BC Environmental Assessment Office)

Enbridge purchases Pacific Trail Pipeline from Chevron/Woodside

The proposed pipeline would carry LNG from Summit Lake to Kitimat

Route of the proposed Pacific Trail Pipeline. (BC Environmental Assessment Office)
Police found a large cache of firearms and other weapons after executing a search warrant during the investigation of a firearm incident at a New Hazelton residence. (RCMP photo)

New Hazelton RCMP seize guns, drugs, stolen property following firearm incident

More than $20K worth of stolen items include power tools, artwork and computers

Police found a large cache of firearms and other weapons after executing a search warrant during the investigation of a firearm incident at a New Hazelton residence. (RCMP photo)
The New Hazelton RCMP detachment. (Interior News file photo)

New Hazelton woman shot in ‘home invasion’: police

An incident early Sunday morning in which shots were fired resulted in non-life-threatening injuries

The New Hazelton RCMP detachment. (Interior News file photo)