Josh Casey

The mountains in Smithers are shown in this undated photo.                                 File photo

Smithers named a top mountain town

Destination BC has named Smithers as one of the top five mountain towns in the province.

The mountains in Smithers are shown in this undated photo.                                 File photo
Former Telkwa Ranger writes on life fighting wildfires

Former Telkwa Ranger writes on life fighting wildfires

Aaron Williams’s book launch for Chasing Smoke is Oct. 12, 7 p.m. at the Smithers Public Library.

Former Telkwa Ranger writes on life fighting wildfires
Salvation Army Smithers kicks off new program to feed kids

Salvation Army Smithers kicks off new program to feed kids

The Salvation Army in Smithers launched their new school lunch and backpack program last week.

Salvation Army Smithers kicks off new program to feed kids
Finance Minister Bill Morneau rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Sept.26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

Chamber lunch informs business owners about tax changes

Smithers District Chamber of Commerce talks tax changes and want an extension to consultations.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Sept.26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
Changes to French Immersion enrolment

Changes to French Immersion enrolment

A sign-up sheet to do a lottery system was a suggestion, with siblings still getting in.

Changes to French Immersion enrolment
Ryan Holmes, resource manager for the North Region of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development presents at the airshed management meeting on Wednesday. (Josh Casey photo)

Airing concerns on airshed management

Smoke management plans discussed in Smithers.

Ryan Holmes, resource manager for the North Region of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development presents at the airshed management meeting on Wednesday. (Josh Casey photo)
Orange Shirt Day all about healing

Orange Shirt Day all about healing

Event in Gitanmaax will honour and celebrate the resilience of Gitxsan residential school survivors.

Orange Shirt Day all about healing
The CVRD’s boil water advisory is now lifted.

Boil water notice for Smithers has ended

The Town ended the notice 27 days after being issued due to coliform bacteria in the water.

The CVRD’s boil water advisory is now lifted.
Walnut Park Elementary School. (Josh Casey photo)

New school could be built to replace Walnut Park Elementary

The school was built in 1967 and has the capacity to house 415 students.

Walnut Park Elementary School. (Josh Casey photo)
Smithers Secondary School.                                 Josh Casey photo

Smithers students blocked from some social media

Snapchat is completely blocked. Instagram and Facebook are only available when class is not on.

Smithers Secondary School.                                 Josh Casey photo
The dog days of summer are over and special lattes are back

The dog days of summer are over and special lattes are back

Pumpkin spice latte is everywhere and that can only mean one thing: fall has arrived.

The dog days of summer are over and special lattes are back
Meetings on proposed recreation restrictions to maintain caribou

Meetings on proposed recreation restrictions to maintain caribou

Public meeting at Round Lake Hall Thursday night on proposed recreation restrictions.

Meetings on proposed recreation restrictions to maintain caribou
Woman rescued from the middle of the Telkwa River in Telkwa Wednesday afternoon. (Josh Casey photo)

Woman rescued from river in Telkwa

A woman was saved Wednesday afternoon after becoming stranded on a rock in the middle of the river.

Woman rescued from the middle of the Telkwa River in Telkwa Wednesday afternoon. (Josh Casey photo)
Firefighters battle shed fire in Telkwa

Firefighters battle shed fire in Telkwa

Crews received the call just before 9:30 p.m. Monday.

Firefighters battle shed fire in Telkwa
Reservoirs likely source of Smithers water contamination: CAO

Reservoirs likely source of Smithers water contamination: CAO

The boil water notice is into its third week and will continue as more work and tests are done.

Reservoirs likely source of Smithers water contamination: CAO
Smithers water disinfection begins today

Smithers water disinfection begins today

Schools, businesses and residents affected by second week of Smithers boil water advisory.

Smithers water disinfection begins today
Arrested for a good cause

Arrested for a good cause

Josh Casey give his perspective of being taken into custody for a good cause.

Arrested for a good cause
Telkwa Barbeque

Telkwa Barbeque

Demolition derby, slowpitch tournament, concert and food at this year’s event.

Telkwa Barbeque
Dignitaries at the breaking of the ground of the expansion of Smithers Regional Airport’s terminal building. (Josh Casey photo)

VIDEO: Smithers multi-million dollar airport expansion begins

Layout of terminal will change, allowing more passengers in a new hold room with washrooms.

Dignitaries at the breaking of the ground of the expansion of Smithers Regional Airport’s terminal building. (Josh Casey photo)
Bulkley Valley representation at UN meeting

Bulkley Valley representation at UN meeting

Wet’suwet’en and Gitxsan delegation speaks of discrimination in Canada at United Nations.

Bulkley Valley representation at UN meeting