Michael Grace-Dacosta

Bulkley Valley Agricultural and Industrial Association says thanks

Bulkley Valley Agricultural and Industrial Association says thanks

President says for 99 years, the BVAIA has promoted agriculture and industry through the Fall Fair.

Bulkley Valley Agricultural and Industrial Association says thanks
Smithers Legion disappoints veterans’ families in Hazelton

Smithers Legion disappoints veterans’ families in Hazelton

Writer wonders what the rush was to remove wreaths from the Hazelton cenotaph

Smithers Legion disappoints veterans’ families in Hazelton
Adam Kveton Photo

Smithers and Telkwa get affordable housing

Smithers and Telkwa receive combined $2.7 million from Province for 27 units.

Adam Kveton Photo
One of the many historical photographs in Iron Road West.                                 Contributed photo

BC’s history with railways in new book

Iron Road West contains 500 historical illustrations.

One of the many historical photographs in Iron Road West.                                 Contributed photo
The feeling that too many women and girls have gone been lost along Highway 16, dubbed by some as the Highway of Tears, was evident as Jessica Patrick’s body came home Thursday. Chris Gareau photo

No answers on death of Jessica Patrick two months later

The RCMP and coroner has still not stated a cause of death.

The feeling that too many women and girls have gone been lost along Highway 16, dubbed by some as the Highway of Tears, was evident as Jessica Patrick’s body came home Thursday. Chris Gareau photo
(Left to right) Andy George Jr, Rita George, and Darren George stand with a cross Rita made in honour of her late husband and brother, both of whom served in the Second World War. The cross also serves as thank-you to all the other Indigenous soldiers who lost their lives in war.                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta photo

Telkwa still remembers

Video of Telkwa students and photos from Remembrance Day ceremony.

(Left to right) Andy George Jr, Rita George, and Darren George stand with a cross Rita made in honour of her late husband and brother, both of whom served in the Second World War. The cross also serves as thank-you to all the other Indigenous soldiers who lost their lives in war.                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta photo
The airport says vehicles parked in the no parking zone block on coming traffic’s view of this crosswalk. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)

Taxi airport parking problems

BV Taxi and Smithers Airport conflict on safety, service and security treatment of drivers.

The airport says vehicles parked in the no parking zone block on coming traffic’s view of this crosswalk. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)
New Smithers council gets to work

New Smithers council gets to work

Smithers Mayor Taylor Bachrach expressed excitement over diversity of ideas with the new council.

New Smithers council gets to work
Witset movie nights bring families together to support community groups

Witset movie nights bring families together to support community groups

The Lion King will be shown at the next movie night on Nov. 16.

Witset movie nights bring families together to support community groups
Skeena—Bulkley Valley MP, Nathan Cullen, voices his support for the proposed meat plant at the BC Cattlemen’s Association annual general meeting. Michael Grace-Dacosta photo

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen voted parliamentarian of the year

This is the first time Cullen has won the award.

Skeena—Bulkley Valley MP, Nathan Cullen, voices his support for the proposed meat plant at the BC Cattlemen’s Association annual general meeting. Michael Grace-Dacosta photo
The public was shown this design plan for the new Walnut Park school at SD54 offices on Nov. 1. Contributed drawing

SD54 shows design plans for new Walnut Park school

Construction is expected to begin next spring secretary treasurer Dave Margerm said.

The public was shown this design plan for the new Walnut Park school at SD54 offices on Nov. 1. Contributed drawing
Modules are put into place at the supportive housing project on Railway Avenue. Read more on where the three-storey project is at on page A2.                                Chris Gareau photo

Smithers supportive housing for the homeless done in December

Tenants are expected to start moving in next January according to B.C. Housing.

Modules are put into place at the supportive housing project on Railway Avenue. Read more on where the three-storey project is at on page A2.                                Chris Gareau photo
BC Hydro will be replacing more than 9,000 wooden distribution poles across the province as part of its ongoing maintenance program, including 200 poles in Campbell River.

Late night Telkwa car crash causes power outage for over 1,800 people

Smithers RCMP says speed and alcohol may have been factors in the crash.

BC Hydro will be replacing more than 9,000 wooden distribution poles across the province as part of its ongoing maintenance program, including 200 poles in Campbell River.
Robert Hamer sprinkles consecrated soil on Leslie Sutcliffe’s grave.                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta photo

Fallen veteran far from home honored

Even though he’s across the pond, Leslie Sutcliffe was not forgotten by his alma mater.

Robert Hamer sprinkles consecrated soil on Leslie Sutcliffe’s grave.                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta photo
Cows.                                 Contributed photo

Bulkley Valley food producers asked to develop climate change strategy

Registration due Nov. 7 for workshop that will show producers regional climate change projections.

Cows.                                 Contributed photo
Housing Minister Selina Robinson and Premier John Horgan listen as Makenna Rielly, executive director of the Victoria Women’s Transition House Society, describes need for second-stage transition housing, B.C. legislature, Oct. 25, 2018.                                 B.C. government photo

Housing for women and children fleeing violence

B.C. government funds transition housing for women and children fleeing violence in Smithers.

Housing Minister Selina Robinson and Premier John Horgan listen as Makenna Rielly, executive director of the Victoria Women’s Transition House Society, describes need for second-stage transition housing, B.C. legislature, Oct. 25, 2018.                                 B.C. government photo
Mz. Judged 2018 meet and greet

Mz. Judged 2018 meet and greet

The sold out pageant raises money for programs that seek to end domestic abuse

Mz. Judged 2018 meet and greet
Smithers Art Gallery’s 6x6 fundraiser returns

Smithers Art Gallery’s 6×6 fundraiser returns

Close to 300 local artists of all ages donated over 350 pieces to the gallery for a silent auction.

Smithers Art Gallery’s 6x6 fundraiser returns
Bill Goodacre says goodbye

Bill Goodacre says goodbye

The Smithers council member received Smithers’ highest honour: the Freedom of the Municipality.

Bill Goodacre says goodbye
New Hazelton Mayor Gail Lowry. (Contributed photo)

Gail Lowry re-elected mayor of New Hazelton

Lowry will be serving her third straight term as mayor.

New Hazelton Mayor Gail Lowry. (Contributed photo)