Thom Barker

Please use plain English

Letter writer Susan Douglas objects to paper using euphemisms to describe killing bears

Premier honours Smithers hydrologist with Legacy Award

David Wilford has been with the forestry ministry for 45 years

Interior News photos of Christmas events Nov. 28 – Dec. 4

It was a busy week as the holiday season swung into full gear

Attempted murder case closed without sentencing

Ronald Fowler, convicted in March of trying to kill his Two Mile neighbour, died Nov. 12

Resident and COs rescue deer from Seymour Lake

The mule deer buck fell through the thin ice yesterday afternoon

English, you say evolution, I say degradation

Being an editor, it is perhaps not surprising I have a lot…

Judge reserves sentencing decision in Luke Strimbold sex assault case

The Crown is seeking four to six years federal time; the defence wants 18 months in provincial jail

Former Burns Lake mayor to be sentenced today for sex crimes against minors

Luke Strimbold pleaded guilty to four counts of sexual assault involving boys in May

Man awaiting sentencing for attempted murder dies after being struck by vehicle in Fraser Lake

Ron Fowler is still scheduled for sentencing Nov. 29 according to B.C. prosecution service

Legal Services Society launches work-to-rule campaign

A spokesperson said legal services at Parents Legal Centre in Smithers should not be affected

Salvation Army desperate for kettle campaign volunteers

Two-hour shifts available at four locations in Smithers

Bachrach logs 11k on electric campaign car

The new Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP projects a bright future for EVs in the North

Hope of winning a bad reason to play lottery

People have a hard time grasping probability

A woodpecker creates anxiety by cutting off internet

Brenda never thought she’d see the day she would be dependent on a computer

Smithers celebrates 75th anniversary of the Netherlands liberation

Bulkley Valley Christian and Smithers Secondary schools receive gift of tulips

The ballet is coming

Ballet Kelowna will perform Mambo and Other Works Nov. 17 at Della Herman Theatre

Welcome to the misleadingly named new B.C. dino species

Thom muses on how early fossil collectors saddled us with an erroneous naming convention

Unist-ot’en supporter arrested for denying contractor access to pipeline site

The unidentified 29-year-old woman was later released without being charged

Unist-ot’en supporter arrested for denying contractor access to pipeline site

The unidentified 29-year-old woman was later released without being charged

Anger and scapegoating are not going to solve anything

Canada punches above its weight because united we are greater than the sum of our parts