Thom Barker

South Hazelton pellet plant on track for 2021 opening

Company predicts more nearly 100 direct and indirect local jobs will be created

Taxpayers deserve answers on CAO firing

Ending Anne Yanciw’s contract cost Smithers taxpayers $96,413, yet Council has made no explanation

We are how we spend our time

Thom is trying, imperfectly, to be mindful and kind

Youth create blankets for Indigenous elders

The blankets will be included in healthcare kits for Indigenous hospital patients

Judge reserves sentencing until Dec. 9 in Giesbrecht trial

Crown asks for 12-15 years of parole ineligibility

Woman sues B.C. government over alleged sexual abuse in Smithers foster home

A 27-year-old woman says she was repeatedly raped by foster parent when she was 12

Maybe I am a glass-half-full guy after all

Thom muses society becoming meaner may be more perception than reality

Smithers readies to hire economic development officer

Economic development is council’s number one priority, CAO says

Smithers Rotary rescues sinking Kathlyn Creek Perimeter Trail bridge

The $10K project brought together Rotary volunteers and local businesses

Indigenous housing discussion gains momentum

A panel of experts shared information at Dze L K’ant Cultural Centre Oct. 3

Smithers Secondary soccer star recruited by UNBC

Cara Brawdy becomes first member of the Timberwolves women’s soccer 2020 recruiting class

Chamber seeks business awards nominations

All residents of the Bulkley Valley can nominate their favourite businesses in 12 categories

Community Band brings Oktoberfest to Smithers

Dinner and dance at Legion hall on Saturday promises lederhosen, sausage and beer

Fire dept. wants you to plan your escape

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 6 - 12

First responders responsive to yoga and horseback riding retreat

Mobile Response Team partners with Naomi Nyuli to create unique experience for first responders

Telkwa parks plan on hold with cancellation of rural dividend

Province diverted the $25M grant program to relief for forestry workers affected by mill closures

It all comes down to income inequality

There is growing resentment in Canada toward rich people, as there is everywhere.

South Hazelton steeplechaser ousted in qualifying heat at world track championships

Regan Yee came in 11th in her heat with a time of 9:48:56

Mining supply chain injects $36M into Smithers economy

Mining Association releases 2018 data showing huge impact of mining in the province

Hazelton artist honoured

Michelle Stoney is one of five Indigenous artists named for Fulmer Award