Thom Barker

A medical first saved Ryan Jones’ life

The 25-year-old Smithers man is almost fully recovered after being effectively dead.

Repen: FOI data proves Telkwans being ripped off by ICBC

Former Telkwa mayor received a response from ICBC and says the results don’t look good for residents

Estimate on Telkwa flood mitigation tops $1 million

A preliminary report on Telkwa’s flood readiness recommends new pumping stations and dike upgrades

Gas prices steady in Smithers

Industry analyst says local retailers not making money, pain yet to come

Verdict scheduled in Giesbrecht murder trial

B.C. Supreme Court justice will render his decision May 24

Hazelton RCMP officer pleads not guilty to assault

A trial date for Const. Eric Unrau will be set on Apr. 23

More funds granted to Hazelton arena

Upper Skeena Recreation Centre now slated for fall opening

Telkwa rolls back water/sewer rate hike

Property value assessments and $3.6M infrastructure grant help council’s decision for reversal

Valley braces for wildfire season

Concern high after dry March and record-breaking seasons two years running

Chamber manager retires

Heather Gallagher is moving on after 12 years as the Chamber’s executive director

Benefit concert to build dormitory in Africa

Smithers family has special ties to Kenyan special needs and girls schools

NDP Nomination Poll

Should one of the Smithers candidates for the federal NDP nomination drop…

Acts of kindness appreciated at Meadows

Grades 4 and 5 Muheim schoolchildren bring joy to residents of assisted living facility

With great privilege comes great responsibility

Columnist Thom Barker ruminates on taking over the editor’s chair and community journalism

Former Burns Lake mayor to plead guilty in sex assault case

Luke Strimbold scheduled for guilty pleas May 6

50 million year-old bird comes home to roost

Simon Fraser prof tracks down Smithers area fossil in Germany, brings it back to B.C. to study

Likhts’amisyu clan vows to build new blockade

Conflict continues between pipeline company and Wet’suwet’en

CAO firing poll

Should town council reveal their reasons for firing the CAO?

Fisheries seeks public’s help in illegal crab dump

Large amount of Dungeness crab discarded off highway near China Creek

PNG kicks in $5K for new culture centre

Fundraising for library/art gallery reaches nearly $700,000