Coast Mountain News

Vaccine passports will not be required for Bella Coola Valley voters

Polling stations will be at the Legion and Moose Hall

  • Sep 20, 2021


Electric fence initiative available for residents to discourage bears

Bella Coola Valley Tourism (BCVT) is partnering with the Grizzly Bear Foundation

  • Sep 7, 2021


Bear viewing area to close for 10 half days in September on Atnarko River

Researchers to measure how bear behaviours might vary by human presence or absence


Campfire prohibition lifted for Central Coast area

Category 2 and 3 remains prohibited throughout the rest of the Coastal Fire Centre area

  • Aug 30, 2021

Lack of fish forces central coast’s Bella Coola Valley Seafoods to close its door

Ed and Sand Willson started the business in 1996

  • Aug 20, 2021

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

  • Aug 17, 2021

B.C.’s central coast Nuxalk First Nation issue eviction order to mining exploration company

Juggernault Exploration has two drilling sites in Nuxalk territory near Bella Coola

Two injured, one arrested, after shots fired at rural Bella Coola property

Bella Coola RCMP called to the incident the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 11

RCMP, community members search for victims after fishing boat capsizes on Bella Coola River

One body has been recovered, two others are missing

  • Aug 12, 2021

Heat wave headed for Bella Coola Valley

Special weather statement issued by Environment Canada

Heat warning issued for Central Coast inland areas, including Bella Coola

A building ridge of high pressure will lead to rising temperatures through this weekend

Heiltsuk Nation celebrates July 1 as Heiltsuk Day with purchase, transfer of Shearwater Resort

The transfer includes an initial 21 job opportunities for Heiltsuk members

  • Jul 1, 2021

Bella Coola Valley Ridge Riders host second gymkhana of the season

The club is grateful to all those who came out to ride, cheer, and volunteer

Musicians set to perform live at Bella Coola Music Festival in July

The event is the weekend of July 17 and 18

‘We need jobs,’ says newly-elected Nuxalk Chief Samuel Schooner

Schooner was elected as chief on May 26, 2021 after serving as a councillor for more than a decade

Summer ferry service to Bella Coola to start June 19

"We are optimistic for a good tourist season."

Tsilhqot’in chief wants church, government held accountable for residential school deaths

'It's Canada's dark history': Tribal chair Joe Alphonse on residential schools

Bella Coola Valley residents invited to take part in GoByBike Week in B.C.

From May 31 to June 6, GoByBike BC is encouraging people to ride their bikes as much as possible