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Hereditary Chiefs Aaron Hans, Jeffery Snow and Snuxyaltwa (as known as Deric Snow) visit the Royal BC Museum in Victoria which houses family poles. The museum is preparing the return of a pole belonging to the family of Snuxyaltwa. (Mercy Snow photo)

Provincial government ‘pleased’ with pending return of totem pole to Bella Coola

Totem pole due to leave Victoria’s RBCM on Feb. 13

 

Hereditary Chiefs Aaron Hans, Jeffery Snow and Snuxyaltwa (as known as Deric Snow) visit the Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria which houses family poles. (Mercy Snow photo)
Hereditary Chiefs Aaron Hans, Jeffery Snow and Snuxyaltwa (as known as Deric Snow) visit the Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria. (Mercy Snow photo)

Totem pole returning to Bella Coola, Nuxalk territory, after decades in Victoria museum

The plan is to load the pole onto a truck on Feb. 13 in Victoria

 

APTN was filming some of the work carving a totem pole by members of the Nuxalk First Nation in protest of mining exploration work going on near Bella Coola. (Snuxyaltwa photo)

Nuxalk carve totem poles for mountaintop installation around Bella Coola to oppose mining

Totem poles would symbolize Nuxalk opposition to mining within territory, said hereditary chief

 

The father of Carl Schooner Jr speaks at a press conference in Williams Lake Jan. 12, appealing for information regarding his disappearance. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: ‘This is a parent’s worst nightmare’; father of missing Bella Coola man

A $10,000 reward offered for information regarding disappearance of Carl Schooner Jr.

The father of Carl Schooner Jr speaks at a press conference in Williams Lake Jan. 12, appealing for information regarding his disappearance. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Candlelight vigils will be held Thursday, Jan. 5 in Bella Bella, Bella Coola and Williams Lake for missing Bella Coola man Carl Schooner Jr. (RCMP submitted photo)

Candlelight vigils planned across Cariboo Chilcotin Coast for missing Bella Coola man

At 7 p.m. people will gather in Bella Bella, Bella Coola and Williams Lake

Candlelight vigils will be held Thursday, Jan. 5 in Bella Bella, Bella Coola and Williams Lake for missing Bella Coola man Carl Schooner Jr. (RCMP submitted photo)
Joyce Charleyboy, right, smudges Carl Schooner Sr. and his wife Charlene Schooner at the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds on Tuesday, Dec. 27. (Loretta Williams photo)

Missing Bella Coola man’s family continues search in Williams Lake area

Carl Schooner Jr., 30, was last seen in Williams Lake on Dec. 4, 2022

Joyce Charleyboy, right, smudges Carl Schooner Sr. and his wife Charlene Schooner at the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds on Tuesday, Dec. 27. (Loretta Williams photo)
Carl Schooner, 30, of Bella Coola was last heard from on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 when he left home headed to Williams Lake. (RCMP submitted photo)

‘We are broken inside’; family continues search for missing Bella Coola man

Carl Schooner’s family is appealing to the public for information on his wheareabouts

  • Dec 16, 2022
Carl Schooner, 30, of Bella Coola was last heard from on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 when he left home headed to Williams Lake. (RCMP submitted photo)
Banchi Hanuse, on left, Season 6: Episode 5 and 6 of Moosemeat & Marmalade director, stands with Art Napoleon, producer and host of the show, during filming in Bella Coola, Nuxalkulmc. (Olivia Vanderwal, photo).

Moosemeat & Marmalade episodes filmed in Bella Coola showing on APTN

The docuseries filmed two episodes in Nuxalkulmc last year, both directed by Banchi Hanuse

Banchi Hanuse, on left, Season 6: Episode 5 and 6 of Moosemeat & Marmalade director, stands with Art Napoleon, producer and host of the show, during filming in Bella Coola, Nuxalkulmc. (Olivia Vanderwal, photo).
BC Conservation Officer Service said five U.S. citizens fishing on the Dean River near Bella Coola were fined for using barbed hooks. (BC Conservation Officer Facebook photo)

Five U.S. citizens fined for fishing with barbed hooks near Bella Coola

BC Conservation officers caught them during a patrol of the Dean River

BC Conservation Officer Service said five U.S. citizens fishing on the Dean River near Bella Coola were fined for using barbed hooks. (BC Conservation Officer Facebook photo)
Eulachon were once so plentiful they could be scooped up out of the water in sufficient quantities to fill a canoe. (Photo courtesy of the Canadian Museum of History - 72-9717)
Eulachon were once so plentiful they could be scooped up out of the water in sufficient quantities to fill a canoe. (Photo courtesy of the Canadian Museum of History - 72-9717)
A map showing the area included in the flood watch issued on June 5, 2022. (B.C. River Forecast Centre image)

Flood watch for Dean River issued, could surpass 10-year flows

As rain continues to fall, high streamflow advisory upgraded

A map showing the area included in the flood watch issued on June 5, 2022. (B.C. River Forecast Centre image)
Remi Vande Weghe and his dog Maya were setting out for Dog Creek on April 30, 2022 from Williams Lake, as part of a tour through western Canada back home to Quebec. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Bicycle tourist rides through B.C. with his dog en route back to Quebec

Remy Vande Weghe is taking his dog Maya for a very long ride

Remi Vande Weghe and his dog Maya were setting out for Dog Creek on April 30, 2022 from Williams Lake, as part of a tour through western Canada back home to Quebec. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
This photograph of the Great Bear Rainforest, Bella Coola, B.C., is a version of the one taken by Chilcotin photographer Jesaja Class and featured in National Geographic. (Jesaja Class photo - Tweedsmuir Park Lodge)

Chilcotin photographer’s Great Bear Rainforest images featured in National Geographic

Jesaja Class, 24, gets noticed for his work with Tweedsmuir Park Lodge

This photograph of the Great Bear Rainforest, Bella Coola, B.C., is a version of the one taken by Chilcotin photographer Jesaja Class and featured in National Geographic. (Jesaja Class photo - Tweedsmuir Park Lodge)
Searchers look for missing boaters on the Bella Coola River August 2021. (Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue photo)

Remains found in Bella Coola estuary tied to tragedy that claimed B.C trio

Guide Keith Epp was one of three reported missing Aug. 10 in fatal guided fishing boat incident

Searchers look for missing boaters on the Bella Coola River August 2021. (Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue photo)
Hereditary Chiefs Aaron Hans, Jeffery Snow and Snuxyaltwa (as known as Deric Snow) visit the Royal BC Museum in Victoria which houses family poles. (Mercy Snow photo)

Nuxalk totem pole stuck in limbo, ‘no clear path’ to remove it from Royal BC Museum

Bella Coola’s Nuxalk hereditary chief files civil case against museum for the return of the pole

Hereditary Chiefs Aaron Hans, Jeffery Snow and Snuxyaltwa (as known as Deric Snow) visit the Royal BC Museum in Victoria which houses family poles. (Mercy Snow photo)
The Bella Coola River was high at the end of June due to a quick melt caused by a heat wave. (Angie Mindus photo)

Search continues on Bella Coola River for two still missing after fishing boat capsizes

RCMP urges caution to searches as river remains hazardous and there are bears along the shorelines

The Bella Coola River was high at the end of June due to a quick melt caused by a heat wave. (Angie Mindus photo)
Andrea and Cameron Murdoch were in a guided fishing boat that capsized on the Bella Coola River Aug. 10. (Family photo)

Family mourns Victoria couple lost after guided fishing boat capsizes on Bella Coola River

Andrea and Cameron Murdoch were celebrating their tenth wedding anniversary on the trip

Andrea and Cameron Murdoch were in a guided fishing boat that capsized on the Bella Coola River Aug. 10. (Family photo)