Dan Mesec

Bulkley Valley Bowman celebrate another Jamboree

Bulkley Valley archers kicked off another season last weekend with the annual Bowmen’s Jamboree April 28 and 29.

Smithers hosts provincial Taekwon-Do

This weekend hundreds of Taekwon-Do competitors will descend on Smithers for the Provincial Taekwon-Do Championships at SSS.

Smithers tells JRP they don’t want pipeline

The majority of the audience was in clear opposition to the Enbridge pipeline, as cheers and applause rang out after each speaker.

Saltos gymnasts perform well at provincials, look to Westerns

The Smithers Saltos made an appearance at provincials last month in North Vancouver and brought home a number of first place finishes.

Greens look perfect at Smithers Golf and Country Club just ahead of golf season

The greens at the Smithers Golf and Country Club indicate it's going to be a great summer of golfing.

Mayor measures up Smithers on a scooter

Smithers Mayor, Taylor Bachrach rode with members of the Measuring up the North Committee to address some issues of accessibility.

Squash this! As BC Web Spring Open wraps up Smithers squash season

It ended with a riveting finish as Simon Franklin and Mike Mehr battled in the final round of the 2012 BC Web Spring Open.

Teachers axe extracurricular activities

Teachers in the northwest are prepared to withdraw from extracurricular activities to push the province to repeal Bill-22.

Smithers 2012 Budget to achieve council goals

Smithers council now looks to adopt the budget and initiate plans to fix roads and move ahead with projects like the second sheet of ice.

Smithers Secondary School track team hopeful for new season

The Smithers Secondary School track and field team kicked off spring training with an eye on the podium at home and at provincials.

Smithers motocross action starts engines for a new season

Engines blasted last weekend as the Smithers Motocross Track hosted the SMXA's first ride of the 2012 season.

Smithers Secondary School Gryphons Sr. girls prepare for a building season

The Smithers Secondary Sr. Girls soccer team is in spring training as a new group of athletes prepare to take on northern rivals.

Public hearing postpones development

Smithers town council postponed rezoning of the Christian Elementary school property to consider comments made at a public hearing.

Whitewater guide

Whitewater guide describes Grand Canyon of the Stikine as one of the toughest runs in North America.

Smithers Council nixes backyard chickens

Smithers Town Council vote down a proposal to allow backyard chickens.

Nash basketball youth program gearing up

The Town of Smithers is offering the Steve Nash Youth Basketball program for ages 7-17, for the fourth year in a row.

Schnai Dai

Load up the skis and slush pants, it time for another year of Schnai Dai to ring in the spring on Hudson Bay Mountain, April 15

Calderwood two-time champs

The Smithers Recreation Hockey League season with a nail bitter as Colderwood Reality nipped the Iron Heads 3-2.

Smithers Council tops up arena fund

Council moved to vote on a recommendation to approve the extension of $650,000 in borrowing funds from 2006.

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