Deb Meissner

MMIWG Mural begins July 1 in Smithers. (Deb Meissner photo)

Commemorative mural honouring the area’s missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is finished

Painted on the front of friendship centre building on Main Street

MMIWG Mural begins July 1 in Smithers. (Deb Meissner photo)
Jeanine Siemens and Paul Trudeau are offering tours on e-bikes in Parksville Qualicum Beach. (Michael Briones photo)

E-Bike incentive to benefit users and environment

E-Bike users get a break from PST

Jeanine Siemens and Paul Trudeau are offering tours on e-bikes in Parksville Qualicum Beach. (Michael Briones photo)
On the Ropes - Tom Roper

My many adventures with Rena

Cowpokes and trail rides

On the Ropes - Tom Roper
Kitsault from the top of the residences. (Submitted photo)

Skeena Voices | Time travelling in some of northern B.C.’s exclusive ghost towns

Rob Bryce’s exclusive tours include abandoned mining towns like Kitsault, Anyox and Alice Arm

Kitsault from the top of the residences. (Submitted photo)
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Telkwa Coal promises it’ll be a responsible project

Coal deposit said well suited to future demand

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People sunbathe on the beach in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Spain is jumpstarting its summer tourism season by welcoming vaccinated visitors from most countries as well as European visitors who can prove they are not infected with coronavirus. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Vacation poll

Are you planning to vacation this summer and, if so, where?

People sunbathe on the beach in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Spain is jumpstarting its summer tourism season by welcoming vaccinated visitors from most countries as well as European visitors who can prove they are not infected with coronavirus. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Hagwilget First Nation is located fewer than five kilometres from New Hazelton. It is home to approximately 220 on-reserve members. (Google Maps photo)

Band council says protestors interfering with important work

Postponed elections now planned for early October

Hagwilget First Nation is located fewer than five kilometres from New Hazelton. It is home to approximately 220 on-reserve members. (Google Maps photo)
Demanding the Chief step down and elections are held, Hagwilget First Nation members protest, by blocking the Band Office. (submitted photo)
Demanding the Chief step down and elections are held, Hagwilget First Nation members protest, by blocking the Band Office. (submitted photo)
Deb has a soft heart for creatures big and small (File photo)

Deb has a soft heart for creatures big and small

Check under your vehicle before driving off

Deb has a soft heart for creatures big and small (File photo)
Alpine Court Apartments laundry facilities building to be demolished. (Deb Meissner photo)

Demolition of post-fire structure ordered by Smithers town council.

Smithers town council orders demolition of building posing a hazardous condition.

Alpine Court Apartments laundry facilities building to be demolished. (Deb Meissner photo)
Courtesy of City of Renton. The Cedar River Trail experienced a significant undermining, and much of the bank was gone after flooding over the weekend, some of it just feet away from the paved trail.

Flooding risk on the Morice River, starting June 30.

A Hazard Notice for the Morice River was issued June 30, due to potential flooding concerns.

Courtesy of City of Renton. The Cedar River Trail experienced a significant undermining, and much of the bank was gone after flooding over the weekend, some of it just feet away from the paved trail.
The RCMP in Smithers opened 1,092 files between January and March 2021. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Latest police stats compare favourably with pre-COVID numbers

The RCMP in Smithers opened 1,092 files between January and March 2021

The RCMP in Smithers opened 1,092 files between January and March 2021. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Northern Health Connections bus. (File photo)

Northern Health Connections returns bus service to Pre-Pandemic passenger eligibility

Northern Health Connection busses return passenger eligibility to Pre-Pandemic standards

Northern Health Connections bus. (File photo)
Tuberous Begonias. (Erik Jacobsen photo)

Pruning needs to be done with care

It has now finally become summer. So what can be said regarding…

Tuberous Begonias. (Erik Jacobsen photo)
Bovill Square in Smithers. July 1 (Grant Harris Photo)

Smithers joins together to show support, July 1

Smithers joins together for Day of Reflection on July 1, in Bovill Square

Bovill Square in Smithers. July 1 (Grant Harris Photo)
Snowmelt running into local streams in Witset have caused the water treatment plant to shut down temporarily (Facebook photo)

Witset water plant shuts down for three days

Silt, material clogged up filters

Snowmelt running into local streams in Witset have caused the water treatment plant to shut down temporarily (Facebook photo)
A small tornado touched down briefly the afternoon of July 4 in Houston. (Image courtesy of Jordan Porth)

Tornado touches down in Houston B.C.

VIDEO: Tornado briefly touches down in Houston, B.C.

A small tornado touched down briefly the afternoon of July 4 in Houston. (Image courtesy of Jordan Porth)
Better at Home program offers help to seniors. (File photo)

Advice for helping seniors through hot weather.

Hot weather puts seniors at high risk.

Better at Home program offers help to seniors. (File photo)
Midsummer Music Festival Parade route through Smithers July 3, Noon to 4pm. (Submitted photo)

Midsummer Music Festival goes mobile

Live music will be presented on a trailer winding through the streets of Smithers from Noon to 4 p.m.

Midsummer Music Festival Parade route through Smithers July 3, Noon to 4pm. (Submitted photo)
Daresay - Deb Meissner

Minding your Ps and Qs and other mysterious sayings

Deb enjoys researching the etymology of words and phrases

Daresay - Deb Meissner