Andrew Hudson

The bears — currently hibernating in this enclosure — will get some extra leg room thanks to a grant from the Aviva Community Fund.

Northern Lights Wildlife Shelter an Aviva winner

The Smithers-based wildlife shelter is getting a cash infusion from the Aviva Community Fund

The bears — currently hibernating in this enclosure — will get some extra leg room thanks to a grant from the Aviva Community Fund.

Strong prospects for mineral explorers in Smithers

Small-town Smithers made an splash at Canada’s largest trade show for mineral explorers last week.

Northern Health advises people to wash their hands regularly and take other steps to avoid Norovirus—a highly contagious winter bug that often causes vomiting and diarrhea.

Norovirus hits northern B.C.

An outbreak of Norovirus in northern B.C. has health officials warning people to stay home and avoid close contact if they catch the bug.

Northern Health advises people to wash their hands regularly and take other steps to avoid Norovirus—a highly contagious winter bug that often causes vomiting and diarrhea.
Stoney Stoltenberg

Flood alert issued for Bourgon Road

Flooding on the Bulkley River may force some Telkwa residents to evacuate their homes.

Stoney Stoltenberg
Wet’suwet’en Chiefs Darlene Glaim and Russell Tiljoe speak to the National Energy Board’s Joint Review Panel about the Northern Gateway Pipeline at the Hudson Bay Lodge. The JRP was in Smithers to hear from interveners about Enbridge’s proposed pipeline project in the second week of a series of community hearings along the pipeline route.

Wet’suwet’en say no to Enbridge pipelines

Wet'suwet'en clans drummed their chiefs into a Smithers convention room Monday to give Northern Gateway a "resounding no."

Wet’suwet’en Chiefs Darlene Glaim and Russell Tiljoe speak to the National Energy Board’s Joint Review Panel about the Northern Gateway Pipeline at the Hudson Bay Lodge. The JRP was in Smithers to hear from interveners about Enbridge’s proposed pipeline project in the second week of a series of community hearings along the pipeline route.

Premier Clark touts Smithers’ benefits from Huckleberry expansion

Premier Christy Clark was touting the expansion of Huckleberry Mines and the benefits for Smithers at the Northwest Resource Forum.

Resource road questions being address

Industry and recreation groups are voicing concerns about how B.C. plans to manage forestry and other resource roads.

Linda Bush backs new police watchdog

Linda Bush says B.C.’s new police watchdog is the kind of independent oversight that was missing when her son was killed in police custody.

NWCC hosts trades talk in Smithers

A good attitude and a strong work ethic are needed to get into the trades.

A winning photo from the Reflections of Hope program.

Great photos make up Reflections of Hope calendar

Photos are unveiled as part of the Reflections of Hope program in Smithers.

A winning photo from the Reflections of Hope program.

Recess cancelled in Bulkley Valley during job action

Students in Bulkley Valley public schools had no recess when they got back to class on Nov. 28.

School district to cancel recess

Students in Bulkley Valley public schools will get no recess when they go back to class on Monday.

The cast of “The Wizard of Never

Grendel Players performance this Saturday in Smithers

A royal family, a frog, a knave, a pair of fairies and two townspeople will all join a misguided wizard on stage this Saturday night.

The cast of “The Wizard of Never

Wet’suwet’en join human rights complaint

Frustrated by the glacial pace of B.C. treaty negotiations, the Wet’suwet’en have added their voice to a human rights complaint.

An end-of-the-season treeplanter by Smithers artist Britt Sanborn.

Finding art in animation

Britt Sanborn's show at the Smithers Art Gallery shows off the animation style.

An end-of-the-season treeplanter by Smithers artist Britt Sanborn.
Nine council candidates at the Smithers All-Candidates Forum stand up in a display of opposition against the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway project.

Smithers’ All Candidates Forum

A recap from the All Candidates Forum in Smithers.

Nine council candidates at the Smithers All-Candidates Forum stand up in a display of opposition against the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway project.
Teacher Laura Mackay holds her four-month old daughter Emma at her home in Smithers on Oct. 25.

Community support crucial for living with Down syndrome

This Nov. 1 to Nov. 7 is Down Syndrome Awareness Week.

Teacher Laura Mackay holds her four-month old daughter Emma at her home in Smithers on Oct. 25.

Province backs Smithers in carbon plan

Environment minister Terry Lake says the province supports a Smithers proposal that would see B.C. municipalities keep carbon tax money.

Neighbourhood kids join Smithers Mayor Cress Farrow in cutting the ribbon to Turner Way Playground. Standing behind the ribbon cutters are

New playground on Turney Way

Kids, builders and the mayor of Smithers recently cut the ribbon for a new playground on Turner Way.

Neighbourhood kids join Smithers Mayor Cress Farrow in cutting the ribbon to Turner Way Playground. Standing behind the ribbon cutters are
Dave Wilford of the Bulkley Valley Hospice Society shows a special mattress that gives dying people more comfort.

Supported to the end

Our Town feature on the Bulkley Valley Hospice Society.

Dave Wilford of the Bulkley Valley Hospice Society shows a special mattress that gives dying people more comfort.