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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)
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A first flight

First flight

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Harry and Audrey Kruisselbrink (Deb Meissner photo)

A tale of two journeys: Couple united by fate in the Bulkley Valley

Harry and Audrey Kruisselbrink came from different parts of Holland and landed on opposite coasts

Harry and Audrey Kruisselbrink (Deb Meissner photo)
Rod Taylor, left, recently nominated as the Christian Heritage Party candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley in the next federal election, marches up Main Street March 20 during a demonstration against COVID-19 health restrictions. STORY PAGE A2

Tickets to be issued to rally organizers: RCMP

Approximately 60 people turned out March 20 in downtown Smithers to protest COVID-19 restrictions

Rod Taylor, left, recently nominated as the Christian Heritage Party candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley in the next federal election, marches up Main Street March 20 during a demonstration against COVID-19 health restrictions. STORY PAGE A2
Approximately 60 people gathered in downtown Smithers March 20 to protest COVID-19 restrictions. (Deb Meissner photo)

Tickets to be issued to rally organizers: RCMP

Approximately 60 people turned out March 20 in downtown Smithers to protest COVID-19 restrictions

Approximately 60 people gathered in downtown Smithers March 20 to protest COVID-19 restrictions. (Deb Meissner photo)
Townhouse on Main Street slated for demolition (Deb Meissner photo)

Council awards contract to demolish fire damaged townhouse

The owners of the building failed to act so the town is and will bill the owners for the work

Townhouse on Main Street slated for demolition (Deb Meissner photo)
Property at 2143 Riverside Drive (submitted photo)

Council denies re-opening road closure on Riverside Drive

Re-opening of Riverside Drive road closure denied by council

Property at 2143 Riverside Drive (submitted photo)
Mike Sawyer (standing far right) and friends awaiting election results in 2019 (Thom Barker photo)

Greens form Skeena-Bulkley Valley riding association

Organizers hope association will help mount a stronger campaign in the next election

Mike Sawyer (standing far right) and friends awaiting election results in 2019 (Thom Barker photo)
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You can’t change the past by erasing it

Deb argues that we should learn from history not try to censor it

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The east (Third Avenue-facing) side of Home Hardware in Smithers. (File photo)

Town council extends deadline for Home Hardware remedial work

Store owner says major concern has been addressed, rest of work to be completed by mid-May

The east (Third Avenue-facing) side of Home Hardware in Smithers. (File photo)
Chelsie McCutcheon (Vincent L. Chan Invisionation Photography)

Chelsie McCutcheon a mentor, leader and role-model

Chelsie McCutcheon is a powerful woman, and an extremely busy one. She…

Chelsie McCutcheon (Vincent L. Chan Invisionation Photography)
Community forest (Devon Bidal photo)

Looking for alternatives to open fire burns

Alternatives to open fire burns being sought

Community forest (Devon Bidal photo)
Skatebording to and from school is one of the activities encouranged under new pilot program. (file photo)
Andrew Hudson photo Paisley Nelson shoots toboggan-style down a ramp at the Queen Charlotte Youth Centre skate park on Thursday, Oct. 27. Paisley is one of many local kids who started skateboarding this year — the Youth Centre has plenty of helmets, but just four skateboards to share among as many as 20 kids who drop in after school. Anyone with a skateboard they would like to donate to the centre is welcome to call the village at 250-559-4765.

Muheim Elementary School chosen for pilot project to help students to get moving

Pilot project at Muheim Elementary School airm to get students moving

Skatebording to and from school is one of the activities encouranged under new pilot program. (file photo)
Andrew Hudson photo Paisley Nelson shoots toboggan-style down a ramp at the Queen Charlotte Youth Centre skate park on Thursday, Oct. 27. Paisley is one of many local kids who started skateboarding this year — the Youth Centre has plenty of helmets, but just four skateboards to share among as many as 20 kids who drop in after school. Anyone with a skateboard they would like to donate to the centre is welcome to call the village at 250-559-4765.
Smithers Town Offices (Deb Meissner photo)

Smithers Council Briefs: Regular Meeting, Feb. 23, 2021

Repainting rainbow crosswalk, crematorium rezoning and temporary day care permit

Smithers Town Offices (Deb Meissner photo)
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Women have made big strides, but more are needed

Deb hopes the 15,000 women who marched 100 years ago would be proud of how far women have come

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B.C.’s Truth Smith grinds a rail (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Indigenous Lifesport Academy to lead mentorship program on Hudson Bay Mountain

Local Witset woman Chelsie McCutcheon to lead mentorship program on Hudson Bay Mountain

B.C.’s Truth Smith grinds a rail (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Theatre groups are finding creative ways to perform and support COVID-19 safety protocols. File photo

Langara College presents TomorrowLove a production by Studio 58

TomorrowLove is an irreverent and inventive series of playlets on love, sex and futuristic technology

Theatre groups are finding creative ways to perform and support COVID-19 safety protocols. File photo
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Learning the stories of the people of the valley fascinating

Deb is really enjoying her new job

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Residents began removal of the illegal structure on Alfred Ave. Feb. 16 (Deb Meissner photo)

Residents voluntarily remove illegal shed upon orders from council

Council demands illegal structure removed; completed voluntarily by residents

Residents began removal of the illegal structure on Alfred Ave. Feb. 16 (Deb Meissner photo)