Nolan Kelly

Council strikes bike lane balance

Smithers town council has struck a balance in developing a bike lane across the community.

Yee earns national track title

Hazelton track star Regan Yee is a national junior champion in the 2,000-metre steeplechase.

U18 Strikers score provincial bronze

Team allows only three goals over four games at provincial championships.

Arena contract signed, prep work begins

At the Town of Smithers council meeting June 25, moved unanimously to sign a contract with C and M Development Inc. to build a second arena.

Proposed bike lane raises debate

The proposed bike lane stretches across most of the town, from Montreal St. near Smithers Secondary east to 16th Avenue by Canadian Tire.

Smithers Men win Smithers Cup

The Smithers Cup victory was somewhat of a Cinderella story for the Smithers Men as they lost the first four matches of the league season.

Wrestlers advance to Canada Summer Games

Alex Schell and Jamie Tersago are working hard, preparing to face some of the best wrestlers in the country.

U18 boys defeat Terrace for zone title

The U18 boys overwhelmed their rivals on Sunday in the two-game northwest zone finals to advance to the provincial championships in July.

Town working with developers

Kim Tran was rejected by council in his bid to lower his upfront costs for a project he is developing on 3rd St. and Vancouver Ave.

Helicopter company leases airport land

Airport manager Rob Blackburn hopes the completion of the first lease agreement for land around the facility is a sign of things to come.

Yee continues dominance

Regan Yee beat the B.C. record holder in the 2,000-metre steeplechase on the way to her first-place finish.

Judo nationals a family affair

Smithers Judo Club members Reid Williams and Sa-yez and Simb-iyez Wilson fought their way to junior national championships in July.

Family upset with Air Canada

Alana Simonelli was flying from Smithers to Toronto when her dog Niyah escaped from her crate while she was being loaded onto the plane.

Yee claims double gold at high school championships

South Hazelton track star earned two gold medals in the 3,000-metre and the 1,500-metre steeplechase.

Shogun produces national champs

Shogun Dojo continues to produce some of the best martial artists in Canada.

Town looks into developer’s concerns

The Town of Smithers is looking into ways to become more business friendly.

Downtown merchants make changes

Starting June 7, businesses will be open until 8 p.m. on Friday and most will maintain regular hours of at least 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Huckleberry rescue team training hard

Mostly new team needs to keep their cool: Captain O'Hara

Bodychecking eliminated from pee wee

A pee wee bodychecking ban approved by the Hockey Canada board is fully supported by the SMHA.

Election decided by economy: Hartwell

Stikine Liberal candidate Sharon Hartwell may be one of the few who believed Premier Christy Clark would form the next government.