Dan Mesec

Bulkley Valley Otters heating up the competition

The Bulkley Valley Otters Swim Club are making waves as two of their top competitors continue to rank among some of the best in the West.

Gryphons rugby rucking over

The Smithers Secondary school boys rugby team is gearing up for another year, despite lingering winter conditions on the playing fields.

Digital story a first for Smithers

The Smithers Library is home to author Josh Martin’s new online and interactive book, Run, in which readers can shape the plot.

Smithers Saltos Gymnastics Club springs to podium

The Smithers Saltos Gymnastics Club had a busy March, collecting a number of podium finishes at two competitions.

Recorda Borealis brings Baroque to Smithers

Recorda Borealis host a spectacular musical experience, Saturday April 7, at the Logpile Lodge, featuring Renaissance and Baroque music.

Smithers council moves to rezone airport, park

With the future economic viability of the Smithers Airport in mind, council approved rezoning of the airport grounds.

Smithers skiers show speed at Schuss Boomer Cup

Skiers, from far and wide vied for the coveted Schuss Boomer Cup last weekend on Hudson Bay Mountain.

Lack of consultation leads to Hankin-Evelyn misunderstanding

The Hankin-Evelyn recreation area has Evelyn residents speaking out about the side-effects of the growing project.

Dress up time at Schuss Boomer

Besides racing, the 28th Annual Schuss Boomer at Hudson Bay Mountain was an opportunity to get all dressed up.

Prep your kayaks

The Bulkley Valley Canoe and Kayak Club is holding rolling sessions every two weeks at the BV Pool.

Tweedie picks up crown at BC winter games

Bulkley Valley biathlete, Angus Tweedie had an outstanding performance at the BC Winter Games with three first-place finishes.

Haleigh Callison of Smithers makes her mark in pro women’s hockey

Haleigh Callison of Smithers laced up for the Toronto Furies last weekend in Clarkson Cup action.

Smithers on track to reduce emissions

Smithers council discussed potential future plans for reducing green house gas emissions during a Committee of a Whole meeting last week.

Shiverfest heats up Hudson Bay Mountain

Hudson Bay Mountain kicked off Spring break with Shiverfest last week, offering a number of activities throughout the week.

ORDER FROM THE MESS: Teachers are invaluable to society

Dan Mesec shares his view on the importance of teachers for the future of our country.

Mediation going to be critical for BCTF and province

Since the BC Government passed Bill-22, putting a halt to a teachers union strike two weeks ago, tensions are still high on both sides.

Freemasons look to build a better future for Smithers

The Freemasons of Smithers recently donated funds to a number of community organizations, that depend on groups like the Freemasons.

Hankin-Evelyn: a new breed of backcountry skiing

The Hankin-Evelyn Backcountry Recreation Area is getting media attention this month looking to share the Bulkley Valley gem with the world.

Legacy project takes the next step, more R-3 still needed

he empty corner at Main and Broadway could soon look much different if funding is received for a planned town square style green space.

Smithers Steelheads capture Coy Cup

The Smithers Steelheads hoisted the Coy Cup high Saturday after a stunning 3-1 victory over the host Kitimat Ice Demons.