Melanie Law

Healthy juvenile white sturgeon at the Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative’s hatchery in Vanderhoof. The young sturgeon are being preyed upon by otters in the Nechako watershed. Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative photo

Northern B.C. city dealing with its own otter problem

Vanderhoof’s Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative working to increase fish survival rate

Healthy juvenile white sturgeon at the Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative’s hatchery in Vanderhoof. The young sturgeon are being preyed upon by otters in the Nechako watershed. Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative photo
A local specimen enjoying sunflower nectar.                                Karen Powell photo

Get involved in the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count

Environmental organization develops app to help with the nationwide count

A local specimen enjoying sunflower nectar.                                Karen Powell photo
The Monte Lake wildfire approximately 45 kilometres southeast of Kamloops. Facebook/BC Wildfire Service photo

200 out-of-province firefighters, support staff to arrive in B.C. in next week

Firefighters will arrive from across Canada as well as New Zealand, Mexico and Australia

The Monte Lake wildfire approximately 45 kilometres southeast of Kamloops. Facebook/BC Wildfire Service photo
Almost 50 people held in cells during annual summer festival in central B.C.

Almost 50 people held in cells during annual summer festival in central B.C.

Billy Barker Days is one of Northern B.C.’s largest festivals, and local RCMP were kept on their toes

Almost 50 people held in cells during annual summer festival in central B.C.
Last year’s winner, “Air Guitar Seal,” was taken by Mike Walsh. Photo courtesy of BC SPCA

BC SPCA launches Wildlife-in-Focus Photography Contest

Enter the 10th annual photography contest by September

Last year’s winner, “Air Guitar Seal,” was taken by Mike Walsh. Photo courtesy of BC SPCA
16 dogs have been seized from a property in Quesnel. Pixabay photo

SPCA seizes 16 dogs from property in B.C. Interior

Dog owners were known to SPCA and had been convicted on animal cruelty charges in 2015

16 dogs have been seized from a property in Quesnel. Pixabay photo
Credit: Carli Berry/Capital News

Gas shortage has not reached Kelowna

Shortage impacting interior of B.C. and Alberta, linked to lengthy maintenance at a Suncor refinery

Credit: Carli Berry/Capital News
Chevron in Prince Rupert has run out of regular gas due to refinery problems at Suncor in Edmonton. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Some B.C. gas pumps run dry over issues at Edmonton refinery

Shortages affecting interior of B.C. and Alberta, linked to lengthy maintenance at Suncor

Chevron in Prince Rupert has run out of regular gas due to refinery problems at Suncor in Edmonton. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Quesnel sledge hockey player James Gemmell is heading to the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.                                Melanie Law photo

B.C. para-hockey champ chases gold in PyeongChang

Northern B.C. athlete James Gemmell is focused on Paralympic podium

Quesnel sledge hockey player James Gemmell is heading to the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.                                Melanie Law photo
A moose calf got stuck upside down in the snow. A Vanderhoof logging truck driver managed to pull him out. Contributed photo

B.C. logging truck driver saves moose calf from snowbank

Vanderhoof man rescued the calf after it got stuck upside down in the snow

A moose calf got stuck upside down in the snow. A Vanderhoof logging truck driver managed to pull him out. Contributed photo
B.C. sledge hockey player makes Canada’s Paralympic team for second time

B.C. sledge hockey player makes Canada’s Paralympic team for second time

The Paralympic medallist from Quesnel will head to PyeongChang to compete

B.C. sledge hockey player makes Canada’s Paralympic team for second time
Musher Jody Verge sleds behind her team of eight during the 2018 Sled Dog Mail Run from Quesnel to Barkerville Jan. 26-28. Karen Powell photo

Sled dog teams carry mail through Cariboo for annual Gold Rush Trail event

Fourteen teams carried 1,700 envelopes in historic event

Musher Jody Verge sleds behind her team of eight during the 2018 Sled Dog Mail Run from Quesnel to Barkerville Jan. 26-28. Karen Powell photo
KIJHL votes against adding a Quesnel team. File image

KIJHL rejects northern expansion

Travel costs influence vote against Quesnel addition

KIJHL votes against adding a Quesnel team. File image
Quesnel to host 2019 B.C. men’s curling championship

Quesnel to host 2019 B.C. men’s curling championship

The province’s best male curlers will compete in the Cariboo in 2019

Quesnel to host 2019 B.C. men’s curling championship