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The Smithers Secondary School Alpine team poses under the Olympic Rings in Whistler during the 2012 Provincial races.

Smithers Secondary Alpine team puts in solid effort at provincials

The Smithers Secondary School Alpine Team had a good showing at the provincial championships in Whistler.

The Smithers Secondary School Alpine team poses under the Olympic Rings in Whistler during the 2012 Provincial races.
Smithers Steelheads shutdown Ice Demons netminder

Steelheads Win Coy Cup

The Smithers Steelheads win their first ever Coy Cup Championship after beating the Kitimat Ice Demons 3-1 Saturday night in Kitimat

Smithers Steelheads shutdown Ice Demons netminder

Rezoning by Smithers council doesn’t please all

Smithers council recently rezoned two vacant lots on Third Avenue for a proposed apartment building that has some residents concerned.

Lisa Perry treks up Hudson Bay Mountain during the inaugural Extreme Everest Challenge. Perry was the only solo challenger. She completed the journey just under 24 hours.

First ever Extreme Everest Challenge reaches new heights

Vallhalla Pure Outfitters in Smithers B.C. and Hudson Bay Mountain's Extreme Everest Challenge tested the physical limits of skiers.

Lisa Perry treks up Hudson Bay Mountain during the inaugural Extreme Everest Challenge. Perry was the only solo challenger. She completed the journey just under 24 hours.
BVCS tries to defend against HCS forwards during tournament play Feb. 24-25 for zone finals at Smithers Secondary School.

BVCS Sr. girls Royals finish second at zones

The Bulkley Valley Christian School Sr. girls A team finished second in the northwest zone championships, held at BVCS Feb. 24-25.

BVCS tries to defend against HCS forwards during tournament play Feb. 24-25 for zone finals at Smithers Secondary School.
Dirkie Scholtz hits the rail during competition at the Rail Jam Mar. 3. Over 40 competitors attended the event

Smithers rail jam draws crowd

The Rayz Board Shop Rail Jam attracted quite a crowd as more than 40 skiers and snowboarders attached rails to claim victory.

Dirkie Scholtz hits the rail during competition at the Rail Jam Mar. 3. Over 40 competitors attended the event

Regulatory bodies must remain autonomous

Democracy takes a hit when political agendas overshadow the rights and concerns of citizens

Smithers Storm attack Prince Rupert territory during the 2012 Bantam Northwest Zone Championships at the Smithers Civic Centre.

Terrace victory spells Smithers Storm disappointment

The Smithers Storm Tier three Bantam team fell to Terrace 7-1 in the final game of the Northwest Zone Playoffs.

Smithers Storm attack Prince Rupert territory during the 2012 Bantam Northwest Zone Championships at the Smithers Civic Centre.

Everest Challenge

This weekend is the fourth annual Valhalla Pure Outfitters Everest Challenge at Hudson Bay Mountain.

A Steelheads player breaks away from the Stampeders in a playoff game last weekend.

Smithers Steelheads drink victory from SMP Cup

It was a heart-pounding finish for the Steelheads, with a 5-2 victory over the Williams Lake Stampeders to become the 2012 CIHL champions.

A Steelheads player breaks away from the Stampeders in a playoff game last weekend.

Smithers council joins Enbridge opposition

Smithers town councillors voted 5-1 to officially oppose Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline on Tuesday.

Bulkley Valley Otters take to Westerns

Two BV Otters were in the lanes this weekend competing at the Western Championships in Winnipeg, looking to top the podium once again.

Steelheads forwards Rob Miller and Ian Smith rush the Stampeders’ net as a loose puck floats free. The Steelheads had a number of chances to score but just couldn’t get the bounces they needed Saturday night in Williams Lake.

Steelheads loss won’t dampen spirits for SMP Cup victory

The Steelheads faced a disappointing loss this past weekend against the Williams Lake Stampeders in the first game of the SMP Cup final.

Steelheads forwards Rob Miller and Ian Smith rush the Stampeders’ net as a loose puck floats free. The Steelheads had a number of chances to score but just couldn’t get the bounces they needed Saturday night in Williams Lake.
Hamish Woods and Skyler Recknell cross the finish line in fine reverse style at the Bulkley Valley Open

BV Open puts skiers in reverse

The Bulkley Valley Nordic Center held its annual BV Open this weekend which looked a little backwards. Literally.

Hamish Woods and Skyler Recknell cross the finish line in fine reverse style at the Bulkley Valley Open
Sa-Yez Wilson battles it out on he mats against Charles Hays’ Devin Aleycee during a match at the Northwest Wrestling Zone Championships at Smithers Secondary on Feb. 11.

SSS hosts Northwest Wrestling Zone Championships

The Smithers Secondary wrestling team tapped their way to victory this weekend.

Sa-Yez Wilson battles it out on he mats against Charles Hays’ Devin Aleycee during a match at the Northwest Wrestling Zone Championships at Smithers Secondary on Feb. 11.
The Saltos competitive team pose for a photo session last year.

Saltos to celebrate National Gymnastics Week

The Smithers Saltos will celebrate National Gymnastics Week.

The Saltos competitive team pose for a photo session last year.

New protocol agreement signed

Wet'suwet'en and the Town of Smithers re-sign their protocol agreement.

Vanderstar rink going to BC championships

Len and Ron Vanderstar, along with two other teammates from the Northwest will be competing at a Mens Curling Championship.

Saltos’ BC Winter Games athletes.

Saltos gymnasts headed for Winter Games in Vernon

The Smithers Saltos Gymnastics Club will be attending this year’s BC Winter Games with five athletes.

Saltos’ BC Winter Games athletes.
Team Gandma prepares to Walk for Memories in honour of Anne Eason during the Alzheimer's Walk for Memories.

Smithers Walks for Memories

January is Alzheimer's Awareness month. The Investors Group organized an Alzheimer's Walk for Memories.

Team Gandma prepares to Walk for Memories in honour of Anne Eason during the Alzheimer's Walk for Memories.