Thom Barker

Citizens on Patrol seeks new members

Current volunteers were honoured with a luncheon in advance of Crime Prevention Week

Roy Henry Vickers launches new book

Voices of the Skeena features illustrated stories from the famous Imbert Orchard tapes

Conservative tops federal election polls in Smithers area

NDP’s Bachrach prevails overall on strength of urban and Indigenous vote

Voting open for Chamber business awards

Winners will be announced at annual gala event Nov. 16

Red Chris reaches full capacity

Imperial Metals reports third quarter production of 19.5 million pounds copper and 8,419 ounces gold

Trying to defeat your opponents is not a scandal, it’s politics

Like it or not, third party influencers are part of the system

Rupert drowns Steelheads in home opener

Smithers is now 1-2 in their comeback season

Smithers teen dominates B.C. motocross circuit

Peyton Belisle won the Young Ladies class provincial title and competed in Nationals finishing ninth

Mining, exploration industries on board with Indigenous rights legislation

Industry groups hope Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act brings certainty to process

Forest fire inspires Smithers youth to join climate lawsuit

Fifteen teenagers are suing Canada for violating their Charter rights by not tackling climate change

Dirty politics is nothing new, and we still don’t need it

Thom doesn’t suspect much will change after the election.

Town seeks feedback on Draft Active Transportation Plan

The document will be available for review by Nov. 1; open house scheduled for Nov. 5

UNBC study: 10 per cent of users consume 66 per cent of cannabis

Lead researcher says results could be important in creating harm reduction policy

Smithers golfer competes in university golf nationals

Mitchell Turko shot a final round 73 to finish tied for 24th

Smithers fighter wins bronze at karate worlds

Lando Ball narrowly missed a chance to fight in the gold medal match in Austria

South Hazelton pellet plant on track for 2021 opening

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

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