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Woman, 20, charged after Smithers stabbing

The 27-year-old victim was treated at Bulkley Valley District Hospital Wednesday morning.

Marijuana plants seized from New Hazelton grow-op

200 marijuana plants, several pounds of dried buds, growing equipment and $2,000 cash were seized from a property near Highway 16.

Smithers meets second Syrian refugee family

A second family of Syrian refugees were greeted at the airport by their local sponsors in Smithers today.

Daring rescue saves teen from burning unit in Smithers

A male youth and adult female suffered possible burns and smoke inhalation in a blaze at the Hudson Bay Trailer Court on Friday.

First Syrian refugees arrive in Smithers

Syrians greeted with hugs and tears by local relatives during Family Day arrival at Smithers airport.

Smithers museum digitizes the past for a tech-savvy future

A new digital archive will make it possible to search the Bulkley Valley Museum collection online.

Family Day reunion for Syrian refugee families in Smithers

The first Syrian refugees to arrive in Smithers will be greeted by their local relatives this Family Day long weekend.

Trial set for Adams’ animal cruelty case

Former Houston mother and daughter will stand trial for animal cruelty relating to 53 animals seized by the SPCA in Alberta last year.

Fuel thieves target logging equipment near Smithers

Forestry companies have been urged to take measures to prevent fuel theft on isolated logging roads.

Phone scammers targeting the Hazeltons

Police are warning the public not to give money to phone scammers, who have been posing as police officers and tax workers.

Winter storm warning for Smithers to Terrace

Snow and freezing rain are forecast in the Northwest tonight.

Syrians to get warm welcome to chilly Smithers

The first family of Syrian refugees could arrive in Smithers any day.

Hazelton hospital pharmacy to be sold after Northern Health takeover

Northern Health outlined its plans for taking over Wrinch Memorial Hospital at a public meeting in New Hazelton today.

Truck hits the ditch near Telkwa

A lane of Highway 16 was closed when a truck hit the ditch near Telkwa.

Overseas class trip gives Bulkley Valley students new Chinese wisdom

High school students from Smithers and Houston say they have returned from a class trip to China with a new appreciation for hard work and education.

Eyes in sky could watch Highway 16

People travelling Hwy 16 could register to be monitored if a Gitxsan-run satellite service gets support to expand its coverage.

Smithers man sees hope, disappointment at crowded refugee camps in Lesbos

Benjamin Alles spent an eye-opening two weeks helping Middle Eastern refugees arriving in Greece

Security webcams part of B.C. government plan to make Highway of Tears safer

The B.C. government has revealed a $3-million plan for safer transportation along Highway 16 after a symposium in Smithers last month.

Gitxsan receive $800,000 for LNG skills training

Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation Minister John Rustad announced funding for Gitxsan skills training at a meeting in Hazelton Wednesday.

Missing women inquiry must travel to rural, remote communities, say victims’ families

Relatives of Highway of Tears victims have called for rural consultations to be part of a national missing women inquiry, launched today.