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Student enrolment has fallen to a 20-year low, but the Bulkley Valley School District expect the decline will level off soon.
Salvation Army director Rick Apperson seems to be have taken those directions to heart.
A new industry association aims to foster a cluster of bioenergy development in northwest B.C.
After they polish off Thanksgiving leftovers, local Grade 4 students can look ahead to a traditional meal on the other side of winter—the Wet’suwe’ten mini-feast in Moricetown.
Tucked between the Bulkley River and the steep slopes of Hudson Bay Mountain, Smithers is relatively shielded from wildfires.
More support requested for social services.
As schools in the Bulkley Valley ring in a new school year, students can expect a few new programs—and new chances to earn scholarships.
Cattle prices are rising in Canada, but local cattlemen say costs have risen even faster and many full-time cattlemen are having to leave the business.
Smithers Interior News Our Town Feature - Alixis Hassell
Seniors groups and municipalities across B.C. are calling on the province to cancel Medical Services Plan premiums for seniors.
In a B.C. first, paramedics are joining emergency room staff for regular shifts at the Bulkley Valley District Hospital (BVDH).
“Nathan Cullen for prime minister!” read a poster outside the Old Church in Smithers last Saturday night.
The Town of Smithers has joined a long list of B.C. municipalities who are calling on Ottawa to pay a larger share of policing costs.
John Les, who is also the MLA for Chilliwack, stopped in Smithers on Aug. 31 to talk about the future of the B.C. economy. He travelled from Terrace to Prince George on behalf of Premier Christy Clark, who is expected to unveil a new jobs strategy in late September.
Rob Widen takes an unfinished bow off his workbench, strings it, and slowly draws it over a long block of wood he has notched to measure how much weight the string bears.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) are a range of birth defects that can occur when mothers drink alcohol during pregnancy.
Teacher salaries and support for special needs students are major issues for Bulkley Valley teachers in the ongoing dispute between public school teachers and the B.C. government. That is according to Karin Bachman, president of the Bulkley Valley Teachers Union (BVTU).
Jason Llewellyn, the director of planning for the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN), is gathering farmers and other stakeholders for one of two projects that have the same goal—boosting commercial agriculture in northern B.C.
Along with Hoskins Ford, Perry & Co. is one of the few family businesses in Smithers that can safely apply for senior’s status—the law office just turned 60.
Along with several other changes to a proposed parking bylaw, Smithers councillors voted Aug. 23 to raise the price of a downtown parking space from $5,500 to $9,500.