Alicia Bridges

Drugs and cash were seized during a police raid of a Smithers home last week.

Cocaine, cash seized in Smithers drug bust

A new Smithers plainclothes officer position pays dividends in a cocaine seizure.

Drugs and cash were seized during a police raid of a Smithers home last week.
Smithers man Sieghard Weitzel with his guide dog Mulligan (left)

Changing of the guide dogs for Smithers man Weitzel

Recent guide dog school graduate Radar joins Smithers man Seighard Weitzel, taking over from retiree Mulligan.

Smithers man Sieghard Weitzel with his guide dog Mulligan (left)
Skeena Ice Arena Association members Vivienne Spooner and Robyn Morrison were celebrating today after the association won $100

Hazeltons win $100,000 for new outdoor arena

A community campaign to raise funds for an outdoor arena in the Hazeltons paid off today when the project won $100,000.

Skeena Ice Arena Association members Vivienne Spooner and Robyn Morrison were celebrating today after the association won $100
Carrier Sekani Family Services Highway of Tears coordinator Brenda Wilson stands next to photos Highway of Tears victims displayed at today's transportation symposium in Smithers. Her sister

Minister promises action after Smithers symposium on Highway of Tears

About 90 First Nations and government leaders gathered in Smithers today to discuss better public transport along Highway 16.

Carrier Sekani Family Services Highway of Tears coordinator Brenda Wilson stands next to photos Highway of Tears victims displayed at today's transportation symposium in Smithers. Her sister
Barb Fassnacht

Smithers RCMP increases Main Street patrols after rash of break-ins

Smithers RCMP has permanently ramped up its patrols of the Main Street area after seven break-ins overnight on Sunday.

Barb Fassnacht
A Smithers man is facing dangerous driving charges for allegedly forcing a police car off the road and fleeing the scene at high speed.

Smithers driver allegedly forces police car off the road, flees the scene

A 33-year-old Smithers man is facing dangerous driving charges after an incident involving a police car.

A Smithers man is facing dangerous driving charges for allegedly forcing a police car off the road and fleeing the scene at high speed.
Fishing guides are reporting a slump in the number of prized steelhead salmon biting in local rivers this year

Anglers, scientists report steelhead dive in Skeena watershed

Fishing guides are reporting a slump in the number of prized steelhead salmon biting in the Bulkley River near Smithers.

Fishing guides are reporting a slump in the number of prized steelhead salmon biting in local rivers this year

Transportation symposium in Smithers Tuesday

On Nov. 24, the Ministry of Transportation and the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) will host a transportation symposium in Smithers.

Wet'suwet'en elders Irene Brown (Dzeeh)

Moricetown celebrates launch of $2.7-million health care centre

There was a joyous celebration in Moricetown this morning to mark the launch of a $2.7- million new health centre.

Wet'suwet'en elders Irene Brown (Dzeeh)
Douglas Bateson served in the Second World War as a gunner and motor transporter whose passengers included Winston Churchill.

Recording stories from the past so the next generation never forgets

Douglas Bateson served in the Second World War as a gunner and motor transporter whose passengers included Winston Churchill.

Douglas Bateson served in the Second World War as a gunner and motor transporter whose passengers included Winston Churchill.
Erica Ball is among a group of Hazelton area residents who are buying into the Three Rivers Cohousing Project

Hazelton, Telkwa residents believe cohousing projects pave the way to a good life

Groups of northern B.C. residents are buying into cohousing projects, where people live in individual houses on a shared piece of land.

Erica Ball is among a group of Hazelton area residents who are buying into the Three Rivers Cohousing Project
Former Hudson Bay Lodge owner-operator Al McCreary has stepped down from the executive committee of the B.C. Hotels Association after 17 years.

End of an era for McCreary

Former Hudson Bay Lodge owner/operator Al McCreary stepped down from the executive committee of the BC Hotels Association after 17 years.

Former Hudson Bay Lodge owner-operator Al McCreary has stepped down from the executive committee of the B.C. Hotels Association after 17 years.
Organizers of a fundraising dinner at the St. James Anglican Church last month raised more than $14

Smithers digs deep to help bring Syrian refugee family to the Bulkley Valley

A fundraising dinner last month raised more than $14,000 to help bring a family of Syrian refugees to Smithers.

Organizers of a fundraising dinner at the St. James Anglican Church last month raised more than $14

Man, 22, arrested over two Smithers robberies

A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested in relation to two robberies in Smithers over the past week.

Hazelton's outdoor arena project has been named a finalist in the Aviva Community Fund online voting competition today.

Hazelton outdoor ice arena shortlisted for share in $1 million

The Hazeltons' outdoor ice arena project has been shortlisted for a prize in the Aviva Community Fund.

Hazelton's outdoor arena project has been named a finalist in the Aviva Community Fund online voting competition today.
Smithers Secondary School Gender Sexuality Alliance members Cole Jennings

Students want LGBTQ acceptance

As the decision to paint a rainbow crosswalk sparks debate in Smithers, high school students work to promote acceptance in their community.

Smithers Secondary School Gender Sexuality Alliance members Cole Jennings
Smithers voters join Canadians across the country casting their ballots in 42nd federal election today.

Smithers voters play their part on election day

A steady flow of voters are streaming into the St. Joseph's School voting station today.

Smithers voters join Canadians across the country casting their ballots in 42nd federal election today.
Karin Adams and her daughter Catherine have been sentenced for animal cruelty charges relating to animals seized by the BCSPCA from a property near Houston on Aug. 28

Houston mother and daughter sentenced for animal cruelty charges

A Houston mother and daughter have been banned from owning animals for 20 years after they neglected their pets.

Karin Adams and her daughter Catherine have been sentenced for animal cruelty charges relating to animals seized by the BCSPCA from a property near Houston on Aug. 28

Turkey Trot this Sunday

The 21st annual Kispiox Valley Turkey Trot is this Sunday.

The Hazelton Ice Arena Association needs votes from the public to help it win a contest to fund its outdoor rink.

Votes needed to help win money for outdoor arena

Skeena Ice Arena Association is asking people to vote online to help win funding to turn its condemned arena into an outdoor rink.

The Hazelton Ice Arena Association needs votes from the public to help it win a contest to fund its outdoor rink.