Michael Grace-Dacosta

Smithers Brewing Company grand opening

Smithers Brewing Company grand opening

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

Smithers Brewing Company grand opening
Smithers Secondary School class of 2018

Smithers Secondary School class of 2018

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

Smithers Secondary School class of 2018
Women finds six inch metal rod in her turkey

Women finds six inch metal rod in her turkey

Syliva Sommer found some unexpected stuffing in her turkey.

Women finds six inch metal rod in her turkey
Driver served roadside prohibition after crash on Tatlow Road

Driver served roadside prohibition after crash on Tatlow Road

The driver sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Driver served roadside prohibition after crash on Tatlow Road
British Columbia Construction Association president Chris Atchison (left to right), regional employment placement specialist with LNG Connect Canada Bruce Hobson and TransCanada director of project planning and execution Greg Cano at the launch of the connect program in Smithers June 20. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)

Coastal Gaslink pipeline contractors tentatively hired

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

British Columbia Construction Association president Chris Atchison (left to right), regional employment placement specialist with LNG Connect Canada Bruce Hobson and TransCanada director of project planning and execution Greg Cano at the launch of the connect program in Smithers June 20. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)
‘We need hundreds of Dr. Hougesens’

‘We need hundreds of Dr. Hougesens’

Hazelton doctor wins award from the BC College of Family Physicians.

‘We need hundreds of Dr. Hougesens’
Telkwa Mayor Darcy Repen (centre) speaks at the District Chamber of Commerce luncheon in January.                                Michael Grace-Dacosta photo

Telkwa Mayor Repen returns

Repen named semi-finalist in global competition.

Telkwa Mayor Darcy Repen (centre) speaks at the District Chamber of Commerce luncheon in January.                                Michael Grace-Dacosta photo
Joseph family remembers their fallen son

Joseph family remembers their fallen son

Chris Joseph passed away in a car crash on June 2. He was 26.

Joseph family remembers their fallen son
The metal pile at the Telkwa transfer station. (File photo)

Regional district plans for future of waste

The current solid waste management plan was created in 1996.

The metal pile at the Telkwa transfer station. (File photo)
Smithers RCMP Staff Sgt. Rob Mitchell accepts a painting from Mayor Taylor Bachrach presenting on behalf of Smithers council at June 12’s council meeting. (Chris Gareau photo)

Smithers RCMP commander Rob Mitchell gets promotion

As of June 15 Mitchell is the District Advisory NCO (DANCO) for the Kitimat/Stikine region.

Smithers RCMP Staff Sgt. Rob Mitchell accepts a painting from Mayor Taylor Bachrach presenting on behalf of Smithers council at June 12’s council meeting. (Chris Gareau photo)
Youths charged after attack on stroke survivor

Youths charged after attack on stroke survivor

There could be more charges coming against additional youth says New Hazelton RCMP.

Youths charged after attack on stroke survivor
Mayor Taylor Bachrach (right) speaks at the pride celebration. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)

Smithers mayor runs again

Bachrach said he looks forward to getting back on the campaign trail this October.

Mayor Taylor Bachrach (right) speaks at the pride celebration. (Michael Grace-Dacosta photo)
Contestants make Bannock to compete for the win last year.                                 Josh Casey photo

Friendship Centre prepares for National Indigenous Peoples Day

Face painting, moose calling and more for all ages outside of the friendship hall Thursday.

Contestants make Bannock to compete for the win last year.                                 Josh Casey photo
SD54 superintendent Chris van der Mark answers questions at the public consultation.                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta photo

SD54 consults on public space for new Walnut school

At the meeting SD54 showed examples of how other schools used their shared space.

SD54 superintendent Chris van der Mark answers questions at the public consultation.                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta photo
BC Ambulance Service and Smithers Fire Department responding to a Hazmat at the Aspen Inn.                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta photo

Smithers hotel hazmat incident sends nine to hospital

Most of the people affected by a mistake with pool chemical were children.

BC Ambulance Service and Smithers Fire Department responding to a Hazmat at the Aspen Inn.                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta photo
Adin Bennett, Cameron James and Blaine Estby have waited two years for this moment.                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta

Craft beer drinkers rejoice: another brewery is coming to town

Smithers Brewing Company will have eight styles of beer such as strawberry rhubarb on tap at launch.

Adin Bennett, Cameron James and Blaine Estby have waited two years for this moment.                                 Michael Grace-Dacosta
Area Around Old Mill Building After the Remediation Efforts.                                 Contributed photos

Seabridge Gold begins third summer of work on the Iskut Project

The project site is about 294 km in size and is located around 110 km northwest of Stewart.

Area Around Old Mill Building After the Remediation Efforts.                                 Contributed photos
Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre receives $15,000

Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre receives $15,000

Eleven communities in Bulkley Valley area receive grants from Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.

Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre receives $15,000
B.C. Minister of Agriculture, Lana Popham, speaks at the BC Cattlemen’s Association annual general meeting in Smithers on June 1. Michael Grace-Dacosta photo

$450,000 to develop Prince George beef-packing plant

An estimated 700 jobs would be created in the North if the proposed plant becomes operational.

B.C. Minister of Agriculture, Lana Popham, speaks at the BC Cattlemen’s Association annual general meeting in Smithers on June 1. Michael Grace-Dacosta photo
Kids get on stage in the hopes of winning a prize (photo Michael Grace-Dacosta)

Bike to Work Week takes over Bovill Square

PHOTOS: Grades 3 to 7 students from St. Joseph’s and Muheim Elementary School show cycle spirit.

Kids get on stage in the hopes of winning a prize (photo Michael Grace-Dacosta)