Nolan Kelly

Otters need help staying in top form

On Sunday (May 26) the Bulkley Valley Otters are holding a swim-a-thon to raise money to help offset travel costs.

Gryphons move on to provincials

The Smithers secondary school boys rugby team defeated Houston 12-0 and 19-5 on the weekend to advance to the provincial championship.

Second sheet of ice project moves forward

Smithers Town Council voted to select C & M Development Inc. to be the contractor for the second sheet of ice project.

Smaha-Muir continues tradition of excellence

Lauren Smaha-Muir was recently chosen as one of 80 midget-aged female hockey players to compete at the U18 BC Cup in Salmon Arm.

Second sheet of ice closer to reality

In a special meeting of Town of Smithers council April 28 the new arena was the only topic of discussion.

Taylor seeks CHP BC Stikine nomination

Rod Taylor is the first ever Christian Heritage Party of British Columbia candidate to step forward in the upcoming provincial election.

Creyke, Karrer win new SMHA awards

Smithers Minor Hockey honoured their best on April 10.

Empathy borne from tragedy for Walter Bucher

Born and raised in Smithers, Bucher still lives on the same piece of property he grew up on.

Hartwell runs for Liberal party

Former Telkwa Mayor Sharon Hartwell wants to become the Stikine riding’s representative in the provincial legislature for the Liberal party.

Huxtable, Challen fastest at Schuss Boomer

Speed suits were just as common on Hudson Bay Mountain as fishnet stockings and onesies for the 29th annual event.

Arena bids received

Four bids for the new arena project were opened in council chambers on March 28.

Second sheet of ice not a done deal yet

With grants, loans and donations, about $3.65 million is currently available for construction of a second sheet of ice.

Sky’s the limit for Special Olympics racer

Luke Smith won the top spot in slalom at his only competition of the year in Kelowna in February.

Is Smithers closed for business?

Smithers’ business community was out in full force at the March 12 council meeting to encourage the town to be more open for commerce.

Leighton inspires Extreme Everest Challenge participants

More than 80 competitors took part in the second annual event last weekend.

Steelheads crowned CIHL champions

The Smithers Steelheads defeated the Stampeders 6-3 Saturday night and 7-3 on Sunday afternoon to win the league championship.

Adaptive snow sports about inclusion

On March 8, NASS partners with the Disabled Skiers Association of BC to offer a three-day Level 1 Certification Course for Instructors.

Steelheads exorcise Ice Demons

The Smithers Steelheads have moved on to the final round of CIHL playoffs after dominating the Kitimat Ice Demons 5-1 Saturday night.

Town finalizes 2013 budget

The Town of Smithers has proposed a two per cent tax levy increase to allow for funding of key community projects in their 2013 budget.

Smithers looks into public washroom for downtown

Town council directed staff to look into the viability of having a public washroom located along Main St.