Dan Mesec

Ashton Tiljoe takes aim at his target during the second round of targets at the BV Bowmen’s Jamboree

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.

Ashton Tiljoe takes aim at his target during the second round of targets at the BV Bowmen’s Jamboree

Smithers hosts provincial Taekwon-Do

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

Chief Namoks of the Wet\suwet’en speaks during an anti-Enbridge Rally.

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.

Chief Namoks of the Wet\suwet’en speaks during an anti-Enbridge Rally.
Isabel Edwards performs her floor routine during the Smithers Saltos 2011 Aloha Meet last spring.

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.

Isabel Edwards performs her floor routine during the Smithers Saltos 2011 Aloha Meet last spring.
The Smithers Golf and Country Club will be open this Friday

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.

The Smithers Golf and Country Club will be open this Friday
Mayor Taylor Bachrach

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.

Mayor Taylor Bachrach
Simon Franklin prepares to serve during the final match of the BC Web Spring Squash Open.

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.

Simon Franklin prepares to serve during the final match of the BC Web Spring Squash 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.

Grade 8 Jessie Hutchinson leaps over the bar during high jump practice.

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.

Grade 8 Jessie Hutchinson leaps over the bar during high jump practice.
The Smithers Motocross Track hosted the SMXA's  first ride of the 2012 season.

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.

The Smithers Motocross Track hosted the SMXA's  first ride of the 2012 season.
Cassidy Elliott and Brooke Hackle battle for the ball during spring training at SSS.

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.

Cassidy Elliott and Brooke Hackle battle for the ball during spring training at SSS.

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.

Some residents and Smithers councillors still think backyard chickens will cause more harm than good to the community.

Smithers Council nixes backyard chickens

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

Some residents and Smithers councillors still think backyard chickens will cause more harm than good to the community.
This is the fourth year the Steve Nash Basketball camp has been in Smithers

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.

This is the fourth year the Steve Nash Basketball camp has been in Smithers

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

Clinching their win against the Iron Heads marks the second consecutive rec. championship for Calderwood.

Calderwood two-time champs

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

Clinching their win against the Iron Heads marks the second consecutive rec. championship for Calderwood.

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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