Josh Casey

Environment Canada lifts air quality statement for the Bulkley Valley

Environment Canada lifts air quality statement for the Bulkley Valley

The statement was issued last week due to bad air quality and poor visibility.

Environment Canada lifts air quality statement for the Bulkley Valley
Smithers RCMP police briefs

Smithers RCMP police briefs

Officers credit seat belt for savign teen’s life.

Smithers RCMP police briefs
A vehicle slammed into a moose on Friday night on Hwy 16. No life-threatening injuries were reported.                                 Josh Casey photo

Car hits moose Friday night near Smithers

Crash leaves moose dead, vehicle with significant damage.

A vehicle slammed into a moose on Friday night on Hwy 16. No life-threatening injuries were reported.                                 Josh Casey photo
WW2 vehicles stop in Smithers

WW2 vehicles stop in Smithers

A breakdown caused the convoy to be delayed.

WW2 vehicles stop in Smithers
The last Steelheads captain, Ian Smith holds the championship trophy in 2016 along with Brendan DeVries (left) and Randall Groot (right). Xuyun Zeng photo

Ripple effect of losing the Smithers Steelheads

Town of Smithers and Smithers Minor Hockey will feel the loss of the Steelheads.

The last Steelheads captain, Ian Smith holds the championship trophy in 2016 along with Brendan DeVries (left) and Randall Groot (right). Xuyun Zeng photo
Smithers sea cadet wins regatta on Vancouver Island

Smithers sea cadet wins regatta on Vancouver Island

Dylan Cramer sails for the win.

Smithers sea cadet wins regatta on Vancouver Island
Smoky skies for Smithers. (Josh Casey photo)

Environment Canada issues special air quality statement for Bulkley Valley

The smoke is causing poor air quality and reducing visibility.

Smoky skies for Smithers. (Josh Casey photo)
Moricetown chief candidates

Moricetown chief candidates

Forum cancelled after only two chief candidates showed up.

Moricetown chief candidates
CIHL playoff MVP Brendan DeVries (left) with former captain Ian Smith holding the 2016 championship trophy, and last season’s captain Randall Groot.                                 Xuyun Zeng photo

No Smithers Steelheads this season

A desperate plea for players didn’t garner enough interest.

CIHL playoff MVP Brendan DeVries (left) with former captain Ian Smith holding the 2016 championship trophy, and last season’s captain Randall Groot.                                 Xuyun Zeng photo
Kispiox elects a new chief

Kispiox elects a new chief

Louise Johnson is the first female chief for Kispiox.

Kispiox elects a new chief
Green Party MLA Sonia Furstenau visited Smithers. (Josh Casey photo)

Green Party MLA visited Smithers

Sonia Furstenau makes Smithers a destination on her northern tour.

Green Party MLA Sonia Furstenau visited Smithers. (Josh Casey photo)
Brush fire stopped in its tracks by community members

Brush fire stopped in its tracks by community members

Staff from nearby restaurants put out brush fire.

Brush fire stopped in its tracks by community members
Ranger Park Building. (Josh Casey photo)
Ranger Park Building. (Josh Casey photo)
SOARing home with memories

SOARing home with memories

Girl Guides bid farewell to Smithers after a week full of adventure in the Bulkley Valley.

SOARing home with memories
Brooke Hollis from Vancouver volunteered at the NLWS in Smithers.                                 Josh Casey photo

A year volunteering to care for wildlife at NLWS

Brooke Hollis spent an entire year in Smithers to volunteer at Northern Lights Wildlife Society.

Brooke Hollis from Vancouver volunteered at the NLWS in Smithers.                                 Josh Casey photo
WW2 convoy cruising into Smithers

WW2 convoy cruising into Smithers

Several retired military vehicles will be at the BV Museum Aug. 3 from 5-8 p.m.

WW2 convoy cruising into Smithers
Celebrating Together Music Festival.                                 Josh Casey photos

Celebrating Together Music Festival

The second of a three-part series consisted of music, face painting, food and many other activities.

Celebrating Together Music Festival.                                 Josh Casey photos
Kispiox Music Festival preview

Kispiox Music Festival preview

There have been grounds improvements at Kispiox Music Festival, which starts Friday.

Kispiox Music Festival preview
Hanson Brothers at 2015’s Smithers Celebrity Golf Tournament. (contributed photo)

Celebrities set to tee off in Smithers

Celebrity Golf Tournament can use more volunteers to help raise funds for a CT scanner in Smithers.

Hanson Brothers at 2015’s Smithers Celebrity Golf Tournament. (contributed photo)
Volunteers and evacuees are seen outside of the Sandman Centre in Kamloops, B.C. in this undated handout photo. Officials in British Columbia say they are beginning the difficult process of notifying those who have lost homes in the out-of-control wildfires that have prompted a provincial state of emergency. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Jeff Putnam

Smithers opens reception centre for evacuees

The reception centre is at the Ranger Park Building located at 3736 16th Ave.

Volunteers and evacuees are seen outside of the Sandman Centre in Kamloops, B.C. in this undated handout photo. Officials in British Columbia say they are beginning the difficult process of notifying those who have lost homes in the out-of-control wildfires that have prompted a provincial state of emergency. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Jeff Putnam