Chris Gareau

Trying to open the door on Smithers pot retail

Three Bulkley Valley men look to open Smithers’ first cannabis store on Main Street.

Broken axle caused New Hazelton train derailment: TSB

It could happen again without a different way to inspect trains

New SD54 superintendent named

Assistant superintendent Michael McDiarmid promoted to fill vacancy of outgoing Chris van der Mark.

Province, Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs announce reconciliation process

A potlatch feast will be held in March by the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs to discuss with clans.

Unist’ot’en not joining hereditary chiefs’ provincial reconciliation

A potlatch feast will be held in March by the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs to discuss with clans.

Trapped moose put down

Conservation forced to shoot moose that fell through the thin ice of the Bulkley River by Smithers.

Hwy 16 transit use inconsistent

Two years in, bus ridership is down or up since a year ago depending on which community.

UPDATE: Winter storm warning

Winter storm warning in effect from the Bulkley Valley to the Alberta border. More snow predicted.

First Shamrock Cup of 2019

Full results from Smithers Ski and Snowboard and Club races, plus Abby Award + Shamrock Cup winners.

Bulkley Valley SD 54 superintendent leaving

Chris van der Mark has been superintendent with SD54 for eight years, and has hands full in Cariboo.

Council wants culture centre referendum

Library/gallery gets extra grant scrutiny for passing $10-million threshold.

The North Matters looks to open Bulkley Valley chapter

Group promoting resource development meets in Smithers.

B.C. chiefs show solidarity with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs

Chiefs from around B.C. outside the Coastal GasLink pipeline route in Smithers show support.

Opinion: Civil disagreement

Knowledge and empathy needed in time of strong disagreement.

‘Tripod’ delays access to Unist’ot’en camp

Social media rumours of cultural significance quashed, meaning police “exclusion zones” should end.

LNG pushes up home values

Kitimat tops northwestern BC single family home value increase list, Telkwa third.

Hereditary chiefs negotiate injunction agreement

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs abide by interim injunction, but gate stays up. Still opposed.

Unist’ot’en open gate

The camp is complying with the temporary injunction allowing natural gas pipeline workers through.

Smithers councillor voices Wet’suwet’en support

Councillor Greg Brown first to put out public statement on natural gas injunction enforcement.

Gitxsan hereditary chiefs announce support for Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs

Office of the Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs say they support jurisdiction of Office of the Wet’suwet’en.