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Eight candidates for six Council seats in Terrace

Eight candidates will be vying for six City Council positions in Terrace as the race gets underway. Current councillors Sean Bujtas, Lynne Christiansen, James Cordeiro, and Brian Downie will all be seeking re-election, while Councillors Micheal Prevost and Stacey Tyers will vacate their seats. Four new candidates are seeking election: Martin Holzbauer, Jessica McCallum-Miller, Evan Ramsay, and David Try will ... Read More »

Mayoral races in the northwest begin to take shape

With last week’s deadline for municipal election nominations come and gone, the election picture in the northwest has begun to take shape. A withdrawl announcement from Terrace mayoral candidate Danny Nunes means incumbent Carol Leclerc will be running unopposed. Nunes has also withdrawn his candidacy for the Kitimat position, meaning only activist David Johnston sits between Mayor Phil Germuth and ... Read More »

Improved intersections coming to parts of Prince Rupert this fall

Improved visibility and safety is on the way for Prince Rupert intersections this fall. Upgrades are on the way for the provincially controlled McBride Street and second Avenue thanks to the Ministry of Highways. 89 street lights along the streets will be replaced with LED lights over the course of the next two months, with countdown timers and audible signals ... Read More »

Dr. Tyler McCreary with Ryan Franke on Journeys!

Dr. Tyler McCreary with Ryan Franke on Journeys! Dr. Tyler McCreary was born and raised in the Town of Smithers. He is currently a professor at Florida State University. Tyler worked with the office of the Wetsuwit’en and the Smithers Mayor and Council to write the book , “Shared Histories”. Shared Histories looks deeply into what happened at the intersection ... Read More »

Support funding on the way for Historic Barkerville

Support for Historic Barkerville Town and Park staff is on the way via a 500 thousand dollar provincial grant. The money comes by way of the Rural Dividend Fund’s special circumstances provision and looks to provide assistance to licensees and independant businesses impacted by wildfires. Historic Barkerville brings in nearly 70 thousand tourists per year and, according to Minister of ... Read More »

Mayor Taylor Bachrach with Ryan Franke on Journeys!

The Mayor of Smithers, Taylor Bachrach, talks with Ryan about the Walk to Witset event. It is an organized walk from the town of Smithers to Wiset in the spirit of reconciliation. There will be a feast and book launch at Witset when the walkers arrive. The book is called, “Shared Histories” and written by Tyler McCreary in participation with ... Read More »

The Return of Annette Bolton Totem Pole – Ryan Franke on Journeys!

Annette Bolton Totem Pole Returning to KitsumKalum Chief Don Roberts of Kitsumkalum and CFNR’s Ron Bartlett talk about the history of a totem pole carved by Annette Bolton. The pole has raised over $30,000 for the REM Hospital Foundation in its life and now the pole has returned back to the community of Kitsumkalum. Read More »

Jason Camp And The Posers with Ryan Franke on Journeys!

Jason Camp And The Posers with Ryan Franke on Journeys! Jason Camp and the Posers are a punk rock or “Punkabilly” band as they put it. The band consists of Sg_aan Kwah Agang (aka James McGuire)on vocals and guitar and Jaahljuu (aka Graham Richard) on the drums and back up vocals. They are both from Haida Gwaii and of Haida ... Read More »

Reggie Leach with Ryan Franke on Journeys!

Reggie Leach with Ryan Franke on Journeys! Reggie Leach is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey right winger who played 13 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Boston Bruins, California Golden Seals, Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings. He is best known for his time in Philadelphia, winning a Stanley Cup with the Flyers in 1975 and ... Read More »

Province sends $500,000 in agricultural support to Cariboo

500 thousand dollars in provincial funding is on the way to help the agriculture industry in the Cariboo recover from the last two wildfire seasons. The funding will come from the Rural Dividend Fund and will see additional agricultural courses added to the College of New Caledonia’s roster, support for agriculture related tourism, and the upgrading of the Alex Fraser ... Read More »

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