Thom Barker

Bear orphanage dealing with high number of cubs

Northern Lights Wildlife Society needs fruit and vegetables for orphans

By the numbers, community matters

A rambling roundup of the week’s top stories

Telkwa council rejects request for early purchase of new fire truck

Discussion on moving up replacement of 20-year-old engine deferred to 2021 budget deliberations

VIDEO: Nathan Cullen interview at his annual Smithers community barbecue

The outgoing Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP discusses serving, the election and what’s next

Australian gold mining giant acquires Red Chris mine

Newcrest now owns 70 per cent of the mine south of Iskut and operatorship

Water tops Telkwa’s five key priorities

Population wants economic development, council says it needs to build the founcation first

Telkwa council cautiously vigilant on crime stats

Crime severity was up, but reporting changes may be the cause, mayor says

Would that we could shine so brightly

Thom memorializes his cousin Trish who died last week but leaves a lasting legacy

On the importance of service in recovery

B.C./Yukon Alcholics Anonymous delegate shares during the recent Smithers AA Roundup

Hazelton theatre group creates unique experience

Recently founded Flying Black Theatre Company experiments with “Devised and Object Theatre”

New Hazelton will take delivery of new fire truck next week

Collaborative agreement between regional district and town funds $350K purchase

VIDEO and PHOTOS: Thursday at the Spirit of the North Classical Music Festival

A brass fanfare, Classics on Main and a family folk dance were among the events on Day 2 of the fest

Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates react to finding Trudeau broke ethics law

The election campaign is heating up before the writ has even dropped

Wrinch biography author donates memorabilia to museum

Bulkley Valley Museum is now the owner of Dr. Horace Wrinch’s oscilloscope and medical encyclopedia

Smithers Celebrity Golf Tournament raises $100K for health charities

Musician Danielle Marie and Team Bulkley Valley Financial Services are the 2019 champions

VIDEO and PHOTOS: Smithers Celebrity Golf Tournament

Videos and photos from the 2019 celebrity Par 3 contest at Smithers Golf and Country Club

Golf tourney celebrity auction raises more than $60K

Former Miss USA contestant fetches highest bid at $4,100 from Vihar Construction 2 team

Woman killed in crash near Topley

A pickup carrying two people from the Lower Mainland to Prince Rupert left Hwy 16 at about 4 a.m.

Smithers quilter makes fabric bags for food bank

Lucy Gagnon inspired by Burnaby woman’s campaign to eliminate plastic bags

No-fee, expedited pardons are not enough

Thom argues for automatic expungement of simple possession of cannabis criminal records