Deb Meissner

Hope. (Children’s Hospital/Facebook)

Dealing with cancer in our lives.

Has someone in your immediate family been affected by cancer?

Hope. (Children’s Hospital/Facebook)
The Bulkley Valley Community Foundation coordinates funds for and distributes money to numerous community organizations as well as giving out annual learning awards. (LaShaina Blair-White Photo)

Bulkley Valley Community Foundation is taking applications for 2021 Learning Awards

The foundation has $40,000 to award in three categories

The Bulkley Valley Community Foundation coordinates funds for and distributes money to numerous community organizations as well as giving out annual learning awards. (LaShaina Blair-White Photo)
Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue is now fundraising for equipment that was stolen April 7, 2021 (Facebook photo)

Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue fundraising after vital equipment was stolen

Equipment and important communication electronics stolen from Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue

Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue is now fundraising for equipment that was stolen April 7, 2021 (Facebook photo)
Carol and Dan Young in 1971 when the founded Bulkley Valley Glass. (Contributed photo)

Dan Young looks back on 50 years of All-West Glass

Dan and Carol Young founded the company as Bulkley Valley Glass on April 15, 1971

Carol and Dan Young in 1971 when the founded Bulkley Valley Glass. (Contributed photo)
<strong>Petition to Incorporate Smithers </strong>
It took months of activism on the part of the Smithers Citizen’ Association, and several local votes on the matter, before the community finally incorporated over a year later in October 1921.

Smithers, B.C.’s first village to Incorporate 100 years ago

100 years since Incorporation, Smithers history on display at Bulkley Valley Museum

<strong>Petition to Incorporate Smithers </strong>
It took months of activism on the part of the Smithers Citizen’ Association, and several local votes on the matter, before the community finally incorporated over a year later in October 1921.
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The Black Telephone: There are other worlds to sing in

Deb just wanted to share this touching story by an unknown author

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Dianna Plouffe, right, with Mayor Gladys Atrill in front of Town Hall following the announcement she will be the new CAO> (Facebook photo)

Director of corporate services named Smithers CAO

Dianna Plouffe replaces Alan Harris who is retiring at the end of April

Dianna Plouffe, right, with Mayor Gladys Atrill in front of Town Hall following the announcement she will be the new CAO> (Facebook photo)
Lorna Thornton of the Daffodil Dash committee accepts a generous donation from the Bulkley Valley Credit Union toward this month’s fundraiser. (Contributed photo)

Daffodil Dash kicks off Friday with online auction, scavenger hunt and word scramble

The annual event, which was cancelled last year is back in support of the Canadian Cancer Society

Lorna Thornton of the Daffodil Dash committee accepts a generous donation from the Bulkley Valley Credit Union toward this month’s fundraiser. (Contributed photo)
Styrofoam burning at the Woodmere Tree Nursery in Telka created billowing black smoke over Tyhee Lake and resulted in air quality advisory for Bulkley Valley. (Contributed photo)

VIDEO: Telkwa styrofoam fire air quality advisory lifted

A woodpile fire at Woodmere Tree Nursery spread to styrofoam blocks causing air quality concerns

Styrofoam burning at the Woodmere Tree Nursery in Telka created billowing black smoke over Tyhee Lake and resulted in air quality advisory for Bulkley Valley. (Contributed photo)
Atrill Pioneer plaque, three kilometres west of Witset on Hwy 16. (Deb Meissner photo)

Atrill children reminisce about family pioneer history

During the “Hungry 30s” the Atrill farm outside Witset was a haven for travellers

Atrill Pioneer plaque, three kilometres west of Witset on Hwy 16. (Deb Meissner photo)
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Deb is feeling thankful.

Deb gives a few thanks.

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The Totem Pole at Smithers Secondary School, of which one of the master carvers was Ron Austin, who will carve the new pole for the new Walnut Park Elementary School. (Deb Meissner photo)

New totem pole to represent academic excellence for children

Ron Austin to carve new Totem Pole for Walnut Park Elementary School’s opening

The Totem Pole at Smithers Secondary School, of which one of the master carvers was Ron Austin, who will carve the new pole for the new Walnut Park Elementary School. (Deb Meissner photo)
Alpenhorn Pub and Bistro (Deb Meissner photo)

Restaurant owners frustrated by last minute closures

A March 29 ban on indoor dining caught restaurateurs off guard and left them scrambling

Alpenhorn Pub and Bistro (Deb Meissner photo)
Nurse Sandra Stanley administers a Pfizer shot to Lennette Desjarlais, Pharmacy Assistant at Shoppers Drug Mart in Smithers.

Smithers vaccinations running ahead of schedule

It’s a positive place to be working says health workers administering shots to prevent COVID-19

Nurse Sandra Stanley administers a Pfizer shot to Lennette Desjarlais, Pharmacy Assistant at Shoppers Drug Mart in Smithers.
Seniors to get a helping hand (contributed photo/Unsplash.com)

Better at Home program helping seniors

Seniors to receive help at home

Seniors to get a helping hand (contributed photo/Unsplash.com)
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(Wikimedia Commons)

Charitable Status for BV Youth Sports Foundation

BV Youth Sports Foundation receives Charitable Status

(Wikimedvia Commons)
(Wikimedia Commons)
Kirstin Ormiston (Contributed photo)

New album released march 26 by Kirstin Ormiston

Smithers resident releases new album

Kirstin Ormiston (Contributed photo)
Smithers Town Offices (Deb Meissner photo)

Smithers Council Briefs

Smithers Council Briefs

Smithers Town Offices (Deb Meissner photo)
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Space junk poses threat

Space debris presents danger in space and on Earth

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Spring soccer. (PQB News file photo)
Spring soccer (PQB News file photo)

Youth Soccer registration open in the Bulkley Valley

Soccer registration for youth is open

Spring soccer. (PQB News file photo)
Spring soccer (PQB News file photo)