Dan Mesec

New arena project takes another step forward

Smithers council finally received the much anticipated geo-technical study for the planned construction of a second arena.

Bike Task Force submits recommendations to Smithers Town Council

Smithers Town Council received recommendations from the Bike Friendly Task Force last week.

TransCanada holds open house in Smithers

Smithers council heard a delegation last week regarding TransCanada’s Coastal Gaslink Pipeline.

Smithers entrepreneurs recognized by RDBN

The RDBN recognized four start-up businesses at their Business Forum – Ride the Wave in Smithers.

Smithers resists E. coli problems

Since the XL recall, the Sausage Factory phone has been ringing off the hook with people asking for local beef.

Bike Task Force prepares to submit findings

Bike Friendly Community Task Force finalizing recommendations for council on how to improve bike infrastructure in Smithers.

SMBA teaches next generation of downhill bikers

The Smithers Mountain Bike Association held their annual Youth Mountain Bike Camp last week to help the next generation of bluff riders.

Closing of Field and Zellers leaves void in Smithers

Zellers and Fields are closing their Smithers stores and people are wondering where they'll make their next department store purchase.

Von Seydlitz-Kuzbach wins rowing gold for Canada

Antje Von Seydlitz-Kurzbach wins gold at the 2012 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Trakai, Lithuania.

Tyhee Lake Triathlon 2012

A photo slideshow from the 2012 Tyhee Lake Triathlon

Axes of Egos Rocks Battle of the Bands

The first of three Battle of the Bands concerts to determine who will open for Trooper during the 100th Telkwa BBQ, September 1-3.

Rain can’t keep diehard riders away from Tour de Smithers

Cyclists from across the northwest were ripping around Smithers and Telkwa Sunday morning, competing for the 2012 Tour de Smithers crown.

Big bike raises heart and stroke awareness

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of B.C. and Yukon rolled deep into Smithers with their famous Big Bike last week.

Fisheries and infrastructure top muncipal convention

Smithers Mayor Taylor Bachrach returned from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities convention in Saskatoon with some good ideas.

Charity Golf brings out some of Canada’s hottest talent

Smithers hosted the 21st Annual Charity Golf Tournament last weekend as sports celebrities from across Canada descended on Smithers.

Pesticides not on Smithers Town Council agenda

The Canadian Cancer Society expressed disappointment after a legislative committee called for weak restrictions on cosmetic pesticides.

Smithers Main Street Festival brings out a crowd

A crowd of Smithereens made their way downtown, Saturday, June 16, for the annual Main Street Festival.

Williams pulls one out of the bag for President’s Cup

It was a tight battle Dennis Williams played well enough to win the 2012 President’s Cup Tournament at the Smithers Golf and Country Club.

ORDER FROM THE MESS: How many more barrels will be spilled?

3,000 barrels more I see. Wow they really have this pipeline business under control.

Noise over motocross ramps up

The incessant noise of motocross has proved to be too much for some.