Deb Meissner

Grammy Award-winner Alex Cuba and his son Owen chat with Facundo Gastiazoro in front of the artist’s in-progress mural of Cuba on the side of the Warehouse One building. (Grant Harris photo)

Alex Cuba to receive an honorary doctorate degree from Ontario university

“This is beyond my dreams”: Dr. Cuba

Grammy Award-winner Alex Cuba and his son Owen chat with Facundo Gastiazoro in front of the artist’s in-progress mural of Cuba on the side of the Warehouse One building. (Grant Harris photo)
Fort Telkwa was the site of a fatal accident August 4. (Deb Meissner photo)

Excavator tumbles into Bulkley River killing operator

The Workers Compensation Board is investigating the cause of the incident

Fort Telkwa was the site of a fatal accident August 4. (Deb Meissner photo)
Seymour Lake (Facebook photo)

Seymour Lake commences with traffic pattern change, on a trial basis

Feedback from stakeholders to Ministry regarding one-way traffic trial on Seymour Lake

Seymour Lake (Facebook photo)
Ministry of Forestry Building on Tatlow Road was broken into July 31, causing extensive property. (Deb Meissner photo)

Town, downtown merchants and RCMP react to uptick in criminal activity

Ministry of forestry was the latest building broken into over the long weekend in Smithers

Ministry of Forestry Building on Tatlow Road was broken into July 31, causing extensive property. (Deb Meissner photo)
On the Ropes - Tom Roper
On the Ropes - Tom Roper
Letters to the Editor

Continuation of the ‘what if’ game

Letter writer has more ideas for how to make Canada a better place

Letters to the Editor
Families enjoy the StoryWalk at Heritage Park in Smithers. StoryWalk has been relocated to Walnut Park School in Smithers. (Deb Meissner photo)
Families enjoy the StoryWalk at Heritage Park in Smithers. (Deb Meissner photo)

Smithers StoryWalk for July, The Wonky Donkey, is sure to have your little ones laughing out loud

Gallop like a horse, waddle like a duck, to pages of fun

Families enjoy the StoryWalk at Heritage Park in Smithers. StoryWalk has been relocated to Walnut Park School in Smithers. (Deb Meissner photo)
Families enjoy the StoryWalk at Heritage Park in Smithers. (Deb Meissner photo)
Tatlow Falls on the Bulkley River are at the highest levels they have been in years for Tatlow Fest Paddling Festival July 8-10, according to organizers. (Deb Meissner photo)

Tatlow Fest 2022 hosts paddling and surfing competitors from around B.C.

Surfing, campfires, live music and “big water” make Tatlow Fest 2022 a big hit

Tatlow Falls on the Bulkley River are at the highest levels they have been in years for Tatlow Fest Paddling Festival July 8-10, according to organizers. (Deb Meissner photo)
Lory Rochon, of Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for LIteracy, runs several programs to help seniors learn to navigate computers and online apps. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Lory Rochon, of Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for LIteracy, runs several programs to help seniors learn to navigate computers and online apps. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Telkwa installing computers for seniors digital learning program

Helping Telkwa seniors out of social isolation

Lory Rochon, of Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for LIteracy, runs several programs to help seniors learn to navigate computers and online apps. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Lory Rochon, of Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for LIteracy, runs several programs to help seniors learn to navigate computers and online apps. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Daresay - Deb Meissner

Travel insanity teaches patience

Deb debates whether she has enough patients to travel

Daresay - Deb Meissner
The BV Pool and Rec Centre. (Marisca Bakker photo)

BV pool expansion grant application to proceed

Town of Smithers and regional district support project, Telkwa votes no

The BV Pool and Rec Centre. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Daresay - Deb Meissner

Canada a unique and worthy place for everyone to celebrate

Thru an immigrants eyes, Deb celebrates being Canadian

Daresay - Deb Meissner
Handmade thank you notes and cupcakes the class delivered to business donors. Front row left to right, Ali Murray, Jamie Theriault, Jett Mitchell, Roland Marlowe, and back row from left, Linda Curphey, Jacob Olson, Bradey Nicholson, Teresa Mager, Cindy Daugherty. (Submitted photo)

Room 409 at Smithers Secondary School gives to the community in a big way

Ten Fresh Start baskets, meals, handmade Christmas stockings, just a few of the “gives”

Handmade thank you notes and cupcakes the class delivered to business donors. Front row left to right, Ali Murray, Jamie Theriault, Jett Mitchell, Roland Marlowe, and back row from left, Linda Curphey, Jacob Olson, Bradey Nicholson, Teresa Mager, Cindy Daugherty. (Submitted photo)
Mayor Gladys Atrill (Centre) is given an impromptu skateboard lesson from (Left) Christy Sawchuk and Ryder Euverman (Right) (Submitted photo)

Smithers Skate Park expansion continues to roll

Smithers Mayor gets an introduction to skateboarding

Mayor Gladys Atrill (Centre) is given an impromptu skateboard lesson from (Left) Christy Sawchuk and Ryder Euverman (Right) (Submitted photo)
Babine Lake Road is washed out at 30 km near Smithers. Detour is available through Granisle. See DriveBC for more details. (Facebook photo)

Road closure on Babine Lake Road, detour through Granisle

Bridge washed out at 30 km on Babine Lake Road, near Smithers

Babine Lake Road is washed out at 30 km near Smithers. Detour is available through Granisle. See DriveBC for more details. (Facebook photo)
More than 600 people attended activities at the Dze L K’ant Friendship Hall for National Indigenous Peoples Day June 21 in Smithers. (Deb Meissner photo)

PHOTOS: Smithers celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

Despite wet weather more than 600 people attended the celebration in Smithers June 21

More than 600 people attended activities at the Dze L K’ant Friendship Hall for National Indigenous Peoples Day June 21 in Smithers. (Deb Meissner photo)
Sonia Palmer was the guest of honour at a ceremony to dedicate a Friendship Table in her honour at Muheim Elementary School. Students from the first classes she worked with were suprise guests (shown here) at the dedication. (Deb Meissner photo)
Sonia Palmer was the guest of honour at a ceremony to dedicate a Friendship Table in her honour at Muheim Elementary School. Students from the first classes she worked with were suprise guests (shown here) at the dedication. (Deb Meissner photo)
Principal of Smithers Secondary School during opening ceremonies for the Time Capsule buried in 2000, June 15. More items will be added to the original contents over the 2022-2023 school year and the capsule will be resealed. (Deb Meissner photo)

New truth and reconciliation items to be placed in school time capsule

The capsule, originally created by Chandler Park students in 2000 now resides at Smithers Secondary

Principal of Smithers Secondary School during opening ceremonies for the Time Capsule buried in 2000, June 15. More items will be added to the original contents over the 2022-2023 school year and the capsule will be resealed. (Deb Meissner photo)
Daresay - Deb Meissner

Tourists remind us to look at home through different eyes

A chance encounter helps Deb appreciate the many wonders of the Bulkley Valley

Daresay - Deb Meissner
Safeway will end AirMiles program. (File photo)

AirMiles Poll

Does Safeway dropping AirMiles change where you will grocery shop?

Safeway will end AirMiles program. (File photo)