Marvin Beatty

Jim Brent

OUR TIME: Brent Jim proud to be Moricetown’s first MD

Moricetown's Brent Jim is now Dr. Jim, MD, having just graduated from medical school at the University of British Columbia.

Jim Brent
Walter Bucker received the Public Safety Lifeline Volunteer award for 25 years of service to public safety with search and rescue and the Smithers fire department.

OUR TOWN: Walter Bucher a compassionate rescuer

Smithers resident Walter Bucher was recognized for outstanding contributions to public safety in British Columbia.

Walter Bucker received the Public Safety Lifeline Volunteer award for 25 years of service to public safety with search and rescue and the Smithers fire department.
Ramona Wilson models a wedding dress during a fashion show in the early 1990’s.

Wilson family prepares for memorial walk

Saturday, June 9 at 1 p.m. a walk begins at the Lake Kathlyn School parking lot to keep alive the memory of Ramona Lisa Wilson.

Ramona Wilson models a wedding dress during a fashion show in the early 1990’s.
Rod Cunningham

OUR TOWN: Rod Cunningham is a true Bulkley Valley skiing legend

Cunningham received a free 2012-2013 season pass after becoming the fifth recipient of the Legendary Local program from Hudson Bay Mountain.

Rod Cunningham
Bulkley Valley Christian School twelve-year-olds James Vanweerthuizen

Highway cleanup

Bulkley Valley Christian School students pitched in to clean up along Highway 16.

Bulkley Valley Christian School twelve-year-olds James Vanweerthuizen
Margaret Dykstra has been volunteering with the Bulkley Valley District Hospital Auxiliary for more than 30 years and enjoys working at the New To You thrift store.

Bulkley Valley District Hospital auxiliary volunteers giving back

Last year, BVDistrict Hospital Auxiliary donated 14,600 hours of their time and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the hospital.

Margaret Dykstra has been volunteering with the Bulkley Valley District Hospital Auxiliary for more than 30 years and enjoys working at the New To You thrift store.
Smithers firefighters Dale Chartrand

Bulkley Valley Museum hoists flags

The museum is hosting two shows highlighting the contributions to the Bulkley Valley by Dutch and Swiss immigrants.

Smithers firefighters Dale Chartrand
Blake Knibbs

Crime scene Scouts

Scouts from the Bulkley Valley spent time learning crime scene investigation techniques from Smithers RCMP Const. A. vanLeeuwen

Blake Knibbs
One hundred white crosses

Ministry orders removal of abortion crosses

One hundred white crosses, erected along Highway 16 near Telkwa by a group opposed to abortion, were ordered taken down.

One hundred white crosses
Rebecca Holmes of Smithers adds the finishing touches to a new Kate and William exhibit at Madame Tussauds

HOLMES: Smithers artist in London

Rebecca Holmes has gone a long way since her high school art class with Mr. Gillespie at Smithers Secondary school.

Rebecca Holmes of Smithers adds the finishing touches to a new Kate and William exhibit at Madame Tussauds
Dawsyn Remillard

Learning to ride

Dawsyn Remillard, 11, was happy to be riding Coco during her first horse training lesson at the Smithers Fairgrounds May 19.

Dawsyn Remillard
Logan Labonte  drops in some change for the Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. The dog keeps watch over the Pharmasave entrance daily.

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind a local service

The Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind wants Smithers residents to know they consider themselves a local service.

Logan Labonte  drops in some change for the Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. The dog keeps watch over the Pharmasave entrance daily.
Adam Hartnet

Life-jackets: only effective if you wear them

Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue attends three or four swift-water related incidents every year and reminds boaters to be cautious.

Adam Hartnet
Jean Maskiewich

Smithers line-dancing duo retires

Staffie Brine and Jean Maskiewich enjoyed their last day as volunteer instructors, May 3, at Pioneer Place Activity Centre in Smithers.

Jean Maskiewich

Telkwa council briefs

Telkwa council discussed the Cenotaph, spring freshet, music in the part and water and sewer rates.

Nurses prescribing drugs a good idea

Good news of any kind, regarding healthcare in Canada, has been as scarce as respect for the environment within the Conservative government.

We asked Smithereens if the RCMP should follow the orders of B.C. Supreme Court Justice Mark McEwan and dismantle the peaceful blockade in Hazelton of the Gitxsan Treaty Society office by the Gitxsan Unity Movement?

STREETERS: Should the RCMP dismantle the blockade at the GTS offices in Hazelton?

Should RCMP dismantle the peaceful blockade of the GTS offices as ordered by B.C. Supreme Court Justice McEwan?

We asked Smithereens if the RCMP should follow the orders of B.C. Supreme Court Justice Mark McEwan and dismantle the peaceful blockade in Hazelton of the Gitxsan Treaty Society office by the Gitxsan Unity Movement?
Caroline Heinrichs

Sewing Smithers Into History

Smithereens, who don’t know a rotor cutter from a rail fence, will still be able to help construct the Smithers Centennial 2013 Quilt.

Caroline Heinrichs
A Moricetown family of five people have been left homeless in Moricetown after a fire tore through their home the morning of Sunday

Fire destroys Moricetown house

A Moricetown family of five people have been left homeless after a fire tore through their home the morning of Sunday, May 6.

A Moricetown family of five people have been left homeless in Moricetown after a fire tore through their home the morning of Sunday