Deb Meissner

Betty Chapman turns 100 March 10, 2021 (Deb Meissner photo)

100 years young: A ranch mother recalls the early days of Smithers

Betty Chapman came to the Bulkley Valley as an infant and has been here most of her life

Betty Chapman turns 100 March 10, 2021 (Deb Meissner photo)
Mike Doogan-Smith, left, and Deb Camezind, right, on behalf of the Bulkley Valley Community Foundation, turn over a donation of $4,000 to Smithers Public Library director Wendy Wright. The money will be used to purchase large print and CD books for seniors. (Contributed photo)

A new partnership for the Bulkley Valley Community Foundation means more funding for local groups

Bulkley Valley Community Foundation has new partners, and more funds

Mike Doogan-Smith, left, and Deb Camezind, right, on behalf of the Bulkley Valley Community Foundation, turn over a donation of $4,000 to Smithers Public Library director Wendy Wright. The money will be used to purchase large print and CD books for seniors. (Contributed photo)
Daresay - Deb Meissner

Amount of plastics in the environment and ourselves shocking

Deb argues it’s time we started taking reducing, reusing and recycling seriously and cleaning up

Daresay - Deb Meissner
Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg performs in Body Parts, a film about the ever-changing nature of creating art during a pandemic. (Screen shot)

BV Concert Association presents Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg

Body Parts is a solo film depicting the ever-changing nature of creating art during a pandemic

Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg performs in Body Parts, a film about the ever-changing nature of creating art during a pandemic. (Screen shot)
Smithers Town Offices (Deb Meissner photo)

Smithers council briefs: Regular meeting, Feb. 9

TAXI EXPANSION Council has agreed to support a bid by BV Taxi…

Smithers Town Offices (Deb Meissner photo)
Cori Oliarny (left), Smithers Rotary Chairperson, and Joe Tennant at BV Wholesale where one of the Kindness Meters is set up. (Contributed photo)

Smithers Rotary Club continues to give during difficult times

Kindness Meters and Lucky Toonie 50/50 Draw helps Smithers Rotary continue giving back to community

Cori Oliarny (left), Smithers Rotary Chairperson, and Joe Tennant at BV Wholesale where one of the Kindness Meters is set up. (Contributed photo)
Ice jam forming on the Bulkley River on Dohler Flats in Smithers (Deb Meissner photo)

Bulkley River ice jam raises flooding concern

A recent arctic outlflow bringing very cold temperatures creates perfect conditions for ice formation

Ice jam forming on the Bulkley River on Dohler Flats in Smithers (Deb Meissner photo)
No injuries after a fire at Pinnacle Pellet Plant in Smithers early Friday morning. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Pinnacle Pellet in Smithers makes noise reduction progress

Company says initiatives have already received positive feedback from neighbours with more to come

No injuries after a fire at Pinnacle Pellet Plant in Smithers early Friday morning. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Dancers festival (file photo)

New grant program for professional artists

New grants available for professional artists

Dancers festival (file photo)
Part of the rooftop design at Smithers Home Hardware (Deb Meissner photo)

Smithers Structural Engineer disciplined

Structural Engineer disciplined for two seperate projects

Part of the rooftop design at Smithers Home Hardware (Deb Meissner photo)

Love takes work and commitment, but well worth it

Love takes work and commitment

Bugwood Coffee Cafe. (File photo)

Recovery grant helps local businesses find new directions

Bugwood Coffee Cafe flourishes with help from provincial consulting funding

Bugwood Coffee Cafe. (File photo)
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Arctic air mass to bring deep freeze to Bulkley Valley

Coldest temperatures of the winter to be in place across province by Monday

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Daresay - Deb Meissner

A smile costs nothing, start there

Deb explores the mental health costs of the pandemic and how we can all help each other

Daresay - Deb Meissner
Smithers Town Hall. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Christian housing society receives grant in lieu of tax exemption

Due to a ‘miscommunication’ the society was not included in 2021 permissive taxation exemption bylaw

Smithers Town Hall. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Shed ordered removed by council (Deb Meissner photo)

Shed attached to RV ordered removed by Smithers council

Smithers council orders shed removed from RV

Shed ordered removed by council (Deb Meissner photo)
Smithers Town Hall. At their Oct. 22 meeting, the Town's Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Alan Harris said they have three dates being looked at to hold a mayoral by-election. All the dates are in the New Year. In the interim, Councillor Gladys Atrill is serving as deputy mayor for the Town. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Smithers Council briefs: Regular meeting, Jan. 26, 2021

Smithers Council Briefs for the Regular Meeting Jan. 26, 2021 Rezoning of…

Smithers Town Hall. At their Oct. 22 meeting, the Town's Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Alan Harris said they have three dates being looked at to hold a mayoral by-election. All the dates are in the New Year. In the interim, Councillor Gladys Atrill is serving as deputy mayor for the Town. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Win Hobson retired in Telkwa after travelling the world doing engineering projects (Watershed Resources Ltd. photo)

Telkwa’s Win Hobson’s amazing career started with the Avro Arrow

Engineering took Hobson around the world to eventually settling in the Bulkley Valley

Win Hobson retired in Telkwa after travelling the world doing engineering projects (Watershed Resources Ltd. photo)
Johann will face a hearing of inquiry in May regarding two projects in which he is alleged to have committed professional errors. (Stock photo)

Structural Engineer of Smithers Home Hardware issued Disciplinary Order

Town council deemed the building was a public safety risk, remedial action underway

Johann will face a hearing of inquiry in May regarding two projects in which he is alleged to have committed professional errors. (Stock photo)
From left, Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg, Miriam Colvin and Molly Wickham are working on a seven-year collaborative dance and performance project called The River Talks. (BVCA photo)

Artists discuss The River Talks project on Zoom

The Bulkley Valley Concert Association hosted a Zoom meeting on The River Talks

From left, Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg, Miriam Colvin and Molly Wickham are working on a seven-year collaborative dance and performance project called The River Talks. (BVCA photo)