Marisca Bakker

Sik-e-dakh holding nomination meeting

The positions for one chief and four councillors are available in Glen Vowell’s March election.

Bulkley Valley nature diary now available

BV Naturalists complete book about valley, describing natural events with illustrations each week.

First Smithers community polar bear dip

About 40 people took the plunge into the icy waters of Lake Kathlyn on New Year’s Day.

Telkwa herd left out of new plan to save caribou

Program may expand to include Telkwa caribou once final agreements are in place

Passenger Transportation Board makes stop in Smithers

Public given the chance to speak about Greyhound’s request to cancel the route along Highway 16.

Highway signs are a distraction

Billboards aren’t safe for drivers

Teens playing chicken with a train force it to stop

Train operator does not think anyone was hit

Housing group buys Hilltop

Non-profit society to turn the old pub and inn into low income rentals.

Local first nation leaders call for an end to fish farms

Five delegates from the North visit a fish farm on the south coast.

Search and Rescue needs more funds to finish new facility

Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue Group meets at Ranger Park building but have outgrown the space.

Community search for Brown suspended until spring

Frances Brown’s family calls off search due to winter conditions.

The Smithers Airshow Society has flown the coop

Insurance rates, lack of volunteers grounded future airshows in Smithers but search & rescue benefits.

SD 54 to draft policy on international travel

Bulkley Valley school board to look at each trip request on a case by case basis.

Recycle BC ending contract with Bulkley Valley Bottle Depot

Depot will no longer collect certain materials come February

Video and photos: Smithers remembers

Photos and videos from the Remembrance Day ceremony in Smithers.

Smithers Main Street wins a People’s Choice award

Award comes with $300 prize and the mayor is looking for ideas on how to spend it.

Bachrach to sit on a provincial climate advisory council

Mayor of Smithers to help create new climate change policy

Smithers home to its first escape room

Roadhouse basement transformed into giant ancient Egyptian puzzle, fundraising for student NYC trip.

Telkwa marijuana plan almost complete

Woodmere Nursery negotiating with Maple Leaf Green World, which plans on building by end of year.

Author Thom Henley stopping in Smithers

Raven Walks Around the World: Life of a Wandering Activist now on a best sellers list.