Thom Barker

Concerns raised over publicly discarded masks, gloves

Deputy mayor says behaviour is simply unacceptable in time of elevated public health crisis

Stikine MLA optimistic about COVID-19 recovery

Doug Donaldson says first step is to beat the pandemic then work out the economics

Police see decrease in number, increase in severity of calls

Detachment making contingency plans for potential reduction in force strength due to COVID-19

Public school teachers return to work

School district plans for learning continuity as in-person instruction has been suspended

Quilters unite

Some Smithers quilters hung out their creations to celebrate National Quilt Day

You say together, I say apart… the semantics of coronavirus

Is it really social distancing we’re after? I may be splitting hairs…

Cancer fundraiser cancelled, silent auction postponed

The Daffodil Dash is off for 2020, date for online-only silent auction to be announced

Yoga classes go online in Smithers

Yoga Cowgirl and Full Circle Yoga offer live video sessions

Community support group explodes on Facebook

In just five days the Smithers and Area Community Support Network garnered 900 members

Water main breaks at Eighth and Columbia

Hospital unaffected, workers expect to restore water to residential customers by tonight

Smithers mayoral byelection cancelled

Town Office, council meetings will remain open to public for the time being

From Kenya to Smithers on a mission from God

Meet Fr. Wilfred Alero, the new parish priest at St. James Anglican Church

Meet Smithers Golf and Country Club’s new greens super

Murray Grasdal comes to Smithers from Mackenzie

Mamma Mia Carnival

Smithers Figure Skating Club hosts show

Bulkley Valley schools to remain open

Theatre performances and school assemblies will be suspended

Family ministry announces funding for new Walnut Park day care

The centre will create 42 new child care spaces in the new Walnut Park Elementary School

Smithers wrestler wins provincial bronze

Reuben Hunter qualifies for nationals with third place performance in Langley

Right idea, wrong choice of time to make permanent

As B.C. prepares to eliminate time change, Thom argues standard time should be made permanent

Appointment of mayoral byelection officers imminent

Vote to replace Taylor Bachrach will take place no later than May 30

Schuffert brings home snowshoeing gold

Special Olympics athlete takes top spot in 200 metre and 4X100 relay