Skip to content

News

Premier boosts northwest export plans

Premier boosts northwest export plans

The Ridley Island bulk terminal at Prince Rupert will be expanded with a $90 million road and rail project, Premier Christy Clark announced Monday.
Green taxes on local government agenda

Green taxes on local government agenda

Municipal leaders are gathering for their annual convention in Vancouver at the end of September, and they'll be calling for changes to green taxes imposed by the B.C. government.
Dance and be happy

Dance and be happy

Lytton River Fest Pow Wow

Slide closes Hwy 1

No one injured
Few fires in a wild, wet summer

Few fires in a wild, wet summer

B.C. taxpayers got a break on forest fire costs this summer, but the transportation ministry is still busy with major repairs after an unseasonable number of road washouts.

Wedding gifts stolen

Thief grabs wedding gifts on Ashcroft couple's wedding night.
Sockeye salmon numbers 'pretty positive'

Sockeye salmon numbers 'pretty positive'

Fraser run shows healthy gain from four years ago
Dix calls for return of student grants

Dix calls for return of student grants

NDP leader Adrian Dix visited a college campus Monday to call on the B.C. government to reinstate the student grant program it canceled in 2004.
Storied past for alleged abductor Hopley

Storied past for alleged abductor Hopley

While Randall P. Hopley is still at large, The Free Press in partnership with the Canbrook Daily Townsman dug up some old articles about Hopley from our files.
Kienan Hebert home safe and in good health

Kienan Hebert home safe and in good health

3-year-old "returned by suspect." Police found the boy in his home after a 911 call told them he'd be there. The search for Randall Hopley, a suspect in the kidnapping, continues.