Michael Grace-Dacosta

Hazelton Mayor Alice Maitland (centre) receives a lifetime award at 2016 UBCM conference. (Contributed photo)

Alice Maitland’s 42-year reign as Hazelton mayor ends

Maitland was upbeat about the change in Hazelton after Dennis Sterritt elected.

Hazelton Mayor Alice Maitland (centre) receives a lifetime award at 2016 UBCM conference. (Contributed photo)
Municipal and school board election results 2018

Municipal and school board election results 2018

This story will be updated with more information as it becomes available.

Municipal and school board election results 2018
The aftermath of the deadly incident. (Kasha Vedan photo)

Six cattle killed on Hungry Hill

After a brief closure Friday the highway is now open to traffic.

The aftermath of the deadly incident. (Kasha Vedan photo)
2018 Walk for Life

2018 Walk for Life

PHOTOS: Smithers Pro-Life Society held its annual Walk for Life

2018 Walk for Life
Train derailment in Smithers

Train derailment in Smithers

The cause of the derailment of cars carrying wood pellets is unclear says CN.

Train derailment in Smithers
Security guard out front the first B.C. Cannabis Store in Kamloops ahead of Wednesday’s legalization. (Ian Mitchell/Twitter)

Bulkley Valley pot laws

The Interior News reached out to local municipalities to see how they’ll handle cannabis legalization

Security guard out front the first B.C. Cannabis Store in Kamloops ahead of Wednesday’s legalization. (Ian Mitchell/Twitter)
(From left to right) Susan Bassett,Frank Farrell, Elsbeth Fielding Floyd Krishan, Jason Krauskopf and Regina Saimoto at the school trustee candidate forum last Thursday. Michael Grace-Dacosta photo

SD54 trustee candidate’s state their case

Candidates answered questions from the public on SOGI, the no grade system and marijuana legislation

(From left to right) Susan Bassett,Frank Farrell, Elsbeth Fielding Floyd Krishan, Jason Krauskopf and Regina Saimoto at the school trustee candidate forum last Thursday. Michael Grace-Dacosta photo
A grizzly bear and her cubs feast on salmon at the Atnarko River in September. Rob Coetzee photo

Smithers guide attacked by grizzly bear

The incident was deemed a “defensive attack” by conservation officers.

A grizzly bear and her cubs feast on salmon at the Atnarko River in September. Rob Coetzee photo
BV Health Care & Hospital Fundraising Gala raises $55,000

BV Health Care & Hospital Fundraising Gala raises $55,000

Comedian Graham Chittenden performed at the event that raised money for Bulkley Lodge.

BV Health Care & Hospital Fundraising Gala raises $55,000
Decision on $1.5 million of community space at new Walnut School

Decision on $1.5 million of community space at new Walnut School

The district also discussed selling property it owned on Fulton Ave at the board meeting

Decision on $1.5 million of community space at new Walnut School
Brenda and Stephen Graf pose with their winnings. (British Columbia Lottery Corporation photo)

Smithers couple wins $1 million

Brenda Graf bought the winning ticket while picking up soup ingredients for her sick husband.

Brenda and Stephen Graf pose with their winnings. (British Columbia Lottery Corporation photo)
Village of Telkwa councilor and mayoral candidate Brad Layton.                                 Contributed photo

Brad Layton aims to promote growth and change provincial funding

Current Telkwa councilor says bedroom communities at a disadvantage.

Village of Telkwa councilor and mayoral candidate Brad Layton.                                 Contributed photo
Telkwa Senior Housing Society president and Telkwa mayor candidate John McDivitt (Contributed photo)

John McDivitt wants to stop payment on Hwy 16 bus to Burns Lake

Telkwa mayor candidate McDivitt said the poor condition of Telkwa’s water pushed him to run.

Telkwa Senior Housing Society president and Telkwa mayor candidate John McDivitt (Contributed photo)
Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold is facing multiple sex related charges. (File photo)

Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold given new bail conditions

The court heard details regarding Strimbold’s alleged sexual assaults on Tuesday.

Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold is facing multiple sex related charges. (File photo)
Smithers Tai Chi Players welcome new members

Smithers Tai Chi Players welcome new members

Tai chi is martial art that originated in China but is mainly used as a form of active mediation.

Smithers Tai Chi Players welcome new members
Telkwa BBQ 2018

Telkwa BBQ 2018

Everyone had fun at this year’s Telkwa BBQ

Telkwa BBQ 2018
Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Bob D’Eith is chairing the provincial legislature’s all-party finance committee.                                 Contributed photo

Provincial Finance Committee will come to Smithers for opinions on its 2019 budget

Smithers is one of 14 communities the committee will visit this fall.

Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Bob D’Eith is chairing the provincial legislature’s all-party finance committee.                                 Contributed photo

Smithers business swindled in BC Hydro scam

BC Hydro scam appears to target small business owners

Babine Animal Hospital veterinarian Michael Des Harnais                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta photo

Babine Animal Hospital has moved to a new location

The new building is about 4000 square feet whereas the old building was 2000 square feet.

Babine Animal Hospital veterinarian Michael Des Harnais                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta photo
(File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Telkwa Council looks into retail cannabis.

It’s a question of where and how pot is sold, says mayor

(File photo by BLACK PRESS)