Alicia Bridges

Cocaine, cash seized in Smithers drug bust

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 voters play their part on election day

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

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.

Turkey Trot this Sunday

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

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.