Dan Mesec

NWPMC an essential asset for Smithers producers

The Northwest Premium Meat Co-op has opened the door to markets local farmers couldn’t have imagined.

Smithers Rotary set to host 21st Charity Golf Tournament

The 21st Smithers Charity Golf Tournament, hosted by Smithers’ number one Canuck, Dan Hamhuis, is teeing off June 14-16.

Gryphons and Royals prepare for zone championships

It was a clear sign of spring as girls soccer kicked off the first playday of the season at Chandler Park, Saturday morning.

Market goers ring in a new season

Bulkley Valley Farmers Market of the season was in full swing Saturday morning with vendors selling fresh produce and other goods.

Public hearings bring concerns back to table

Last Tuesday Smithers Council moved ahead with the rezoning of the airport, Walnut Drive and an A-1 zoning amendment.

Smithers Run for Mother’s Day a family affair

McBike held their annual Mother’s Day Fun Run to support the Canadian Diabetes Association and had one of the largest turnouts on record.

A classical performance

Bulkley Valley musicians recently picked up a number of prestigious awards at music festivals throughout the northwest.

Orphaned cubs welcomed in Smithers

Two gun shots, no witnesses, a dead bear. Now three cubs call Northern Lights Wildlife Society home.

Bouldering competition stretches climbers to their limits in Smithers

The Bulkley Valley Regional Pool hosted a bouldering competition with climbers young and old trying to conquer the knuckle busting routes.

Ambleside agreement means more housing

The Town of Smithers signed a 10-year agreement with Ambleside Projects Ltd. to develop land in the Willowvale subdivision.

Nominees for the BC Book Prize hit Smithers

BC Book Prize nominees Charlotte Gill and Pamela Porter were showing off their beautiful home grown stories in Smithers last week.

Smithers Gryphons seek victory

The Gryphons Sr. Boys Rugby team was back at it again last weekend taking on the local rivals from Terrace, Prince Rupert and Houston.

Smithers hosts to TaeKwon-Do Provincials

Harmony TaeKwon-Do hosted the 2012 ITF TaeKwon-Do provincial championships last weekend, a first for Smithers.

ORDER FROM THE MESS: Interests of Canadians not a Tory priority

Throughout the JRP hearings the potential economic benefits for Canada and northern B.C. of the Gateway pipeline were largely unheard.

Smithers secondary school Gryphon girls strike hard

The Gryphon Girls Rugby Team was tied up in playday action last weekend, taking on their northern counterparts from Terrace and Houston.

Second sheet of ice project just around the corner for Smithers

Smithers council is one step closer to realizing the dream of a second sheet of ice after receiving a complete schematic design.

Schley displays art at Heavenly Grinds

Claire Schley, 5 displayed her original paintings at Heavenly Grinds, Saturday May 5. The paintings hang through to the end of May.

Smithers Judo throws down at PG Open

The Smithers Judo Club participated at the Prince George Open Judo Tournament April 21 and landed some promising results.

Smithers Secondary Gryphons drive it home

The Smithers secondary Gryphons golf team were on the fairway a couple weeks ago kicking off the season in Prince Rupert.

C.O.B.: Get on your bikes and ride!

The 5th Annual C.O.B. Mass Bike Ride took over Main Street last weekend and officially started another season of riding in Smithers.