Chris Gareau

Chris posted 633 stories to Smithers Interior News.
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Mud flies at Moricetown Mud Race

The rainy weather Saturday made for a great race, and the first rally race was Sunday. Full results.

  • Jul 20th, 2017 4:30pm

Grants help bring CityWest to Glen Vowell, Kitwanga

There is a free bbq at Allen Park in New Hazelton Friday to celebrate high speed internet coming.

  • Jul 18th, 2017 3:50pm

VIDEOS: Bulkley Valley charities deliver modern maternity ward

A ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the completion of the modernized maternity ward in Smithers.

  • Jul 18th, 2017 1:30pm

C.J. “Keith” van der Meulen

  • Jul 18th, 2017 11:30am

Smithers airport expansion on runway after another budget increase

Smithers airport expansion ready to takeoff in weeks after another budget increase to $8.48 million.

  • Jul 18th, 2017 10:30am

Fraser Lake man missing

Jerry Krietz was last seen July 7 and wasn’t at work July 10, which is out of character for him.

  • Jul 14th, 2017 9:50am

VIDEO: Firefighting near Finger Lake south of Vanderhoof

Twenty firefighters were expected to arrive Thursday to hold back the 2,062-hectare fire.

  • Jul 13th, 2017 3:00pm

Town of Smithers sets up Red Cross page for evacuees

The Town of Smithers set up a Red Cross page for evacuees of B.C.’s wildfires.

  • Jul 13th, 2017 10:30am

UPDATE: Fires affect Bulkley Valley air quality

The air quality statement for the Bulkley Valley ended July 17.

  • Jul 12th, 2017 1:30pm

A drive through wildfire ghost towns

Smithers resident Scott Olesiuk took eerie photos of his drive down a mostly deserted Highway 20.

  • Jul 11th, 2017 3:30pm

UPDATE: Family say Greg Vinnish found safe

Greg Vinnish, who has friends and family in Smithers and visits, went missing July 6.

  • Jul 7th, 2017 10:30am

Smithereens skip to the loo

Barbecue fundraiser for a new skateboard park coincided with the Portland Loo toilet ribbon cutting.

  • Jul 6th, 2017 4:30pm

Smithers approves $478,000 of paving

The paving over the water improvements on Main St. includes 1.8 metres of widening for bike lanes.

  • Jul 5th, 2017 9:38am

Man arrested after gun pointed at people in Smithers

A man is in custody after three people were allegedly threatened with a gun in Smithers.

  • Jul 1st, 2017 3:30pm

Missing cyclist Sean Kuntz an adventurous man

Friend asks people to watch for him on the unbeaten path

  • Jun 23rd, 2017 5:39pm

Arts & Culture Centre options presented

Including asks from users adds up to an estimated $16.8 million. The proposed budget is $10m.

  • Jun 23rd, 2017 11:30am

VIDEO: St. Joseph’s School completes playground

Kids’ faces were beaming through the rain during the opening of the new playground at St. Joseph’s.

  • Jun 22nd, 2017 3:30pm

Smithers cyclist missing

Sean Kuntz was on his way to Saanich. His last text was between Williams Lake and Quesnel.

  • Jun 20th, 2017 1:30pm

Recreational salmon fishing shut down

Recreational salmon fishing is shut down in the entire Skeena watershed, including the Bulkley.

  • Jun 16th, 2017 4:30pm

Portland Loo installed

The approximately $195,000 Portland Loo is installed in downtown Smithers June 14.

  • Jun 14th, 2017 10:35am