UNBC Strike: Wages not the hold-up for academics

November 19, 2019
By Andru McCracken There were no pickets at UNBC over the weekend and bargaining was set to resume on Tuesday, November 12th, but it’s unclear when the labour dispute between the university’s administration and faculty […]

Cannabis Edibles legal: within limits

News and Views
November 18, 2019
By Andru McCracken Edible marijuana products have been legal since October 17, but that didn’t stop the Surrey RCMP from seizing a cache of drugs at a traffic stop on November 7. Surrey RCMP seized […]

Simpcw win awards for prodigious growth

News and Views
November 18, 2019
By Andru McCracken Over the last few years the Simpcw Resources Group has grown from just a few people to one of the largest employers in the North Thompson Valley and they are receiving recognition […]

Man with Valemount rapsheet on the run

News and Views
November 17, 2019
By Andru McCracken The Dawson Creek RCMP is requesting the public’s help in locating a man wanted in both BC and Alberta. Justin Robert Hill is 38 years old, 5’7, about 160 pounds with blue […]

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Remembering them

November 16, 2019
2019 Opening Prayer Courtesy Dee McEchern Royal Canadian Legion Branch 266 Chaplain Most Holy and Merciful God, today is a day of remembrance. We have had a 100 years of days of remembrance. We are [...]



Roundtable aimed at kickstarting rural artists

October 4, 2019
By Laura Keil A dance company with a global mission is bringing an artist roundtable to Valemount Oct 5th to share knowledge to ultimately inspire more rural art. SQxDance is a Kootenay-based dance company that [...]

Modern Journalism: The Golden Age of the Fair Trial

November 19, 2019
By Andru McCracken We live in an age where many communities are underserved by journalists. In some, no working journalists cover events in that community. In Prince George, the ‘northern capital,’ there isn’t a daily […]

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