Michael Grace-Dacosta

Kevin Kriese becomes chair of the Forest Practices Board

Smithers’ Kriese’s three-year appointment beings August 7.

Big scoop! Frozen North returns

Frozen North is open every day from noon to 8 p.m.

Update on contaminated mine sites program

The report details work done over the past two years to remediate contaminated sites.

Witset shuts down operations at water treatment plant

Members of the Witset community are being asked to reduce water consumption for the time being.

Gitanmaax Band elects new chief

The first council meeting of the new administration was scheduled for July 9.

BC Ale Trail comes North

Smithers and north B.C. put on the Ale Trail map.

Lawnchair Lounge returns

Chicken Creek performs first at Bovill Square, where every Friday evening is filled with music.

Frances Brown’s nephew walks across Canada for MMIW

Matthew Jefferson, nephew of missing New Hazelton woman, started his journey on June 1 in Victoria.

Telkwa plans for pot legalization

Telkwa council discussed $50,000 grant, cannabis bylaws and the UBCM convention last Monday.

Peyton Woods wins provincial poster contest

The second grade student from Gitanmaax was one of six winners selected from across the province.

Jagmeet Singh and Nathan Cullen give out free ice-cream at Bovill Square.

For more on Jagmeet Singh’s visit to Smithers read the July 11 edition of the Interior News.

Smithers’ Dale Ehrstien opens for Trailer Park Boys stars

Ehrstien only started doing stand up seven months ago.

Incumbent Civic Candidate Update

The Interior News reached out to incumbent mayors to find out who seeking reelection this fall.

Fly fishing lessons a Bulkley Valley-style Canada Day

Frontier Farwest Lodge hosted an event to teach kids about fly fishing and conservation.

Midsummer Music Festival 2018 Photos

PHOTOS: There was something for everyone at this year’s midsummer festival.

Smithers Brewing Company grand opening

Smithers Brewing Company had a packed house on its opening day.

Smithers Secondary School class of 2018

PHOTOS: The class of 2018 went out in style at the Smithers Civic Centre Saturday.

Women finds six inch metal rod in her turkey

Syliva Sommer found some unexpected stuffing in her turkey.

Driver served roadside prohibition after crash on Tatlow Road

The driver sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Coastal Gaslink pipeline contractors tentatively hired

LNG Canada and TransCanada’s Coastal Gaslink Connect people with jobs in Smithers.