Thom Barker

Concerns raised over use of whole logs at Pinnacle Pellet plant

Co-founder of Bulkley Valley Clean Air Now says public mislead on material being used for pellets

Council Briefs: Regular meeting May 12, 2020

The business of running the town continues

BV Rod and Gun Club responds to federal gun ban

Past-president says ban will impact law-abiding owners while doing nothing to curtail illegal trade

Skin Tyee members protest signing of rights and title memorandum

Demonstrators from the Burns Lake area gathered outside the Office of the Wet’suwet’en this morning

Tulips bloom on cue at BV Christian School

The Dutch Embassy gifted bulbs to 1,100 schools across Canada in 2019 to mark 75 years since VE Day

Budget, tax rates bylaws passed

Budget adjusted to $12.9 million due to COVID-19 related revenue reduction

Tiny living update: To think I was worried about winter

A giant dog and a tiny space present challenges during the muddy transition between seasons

Council passes bylaw to allow borrowing against anticipated revenue

Smithers will be authorized to borrow up to $8.3 million to ensure cash flow during COVID-19

EXCLUSIVE: A first look at the land title memorandum between Wet’suwet’en, B.C. and Canada

Exclusive and/or shared jurisdiction will be handed over to First Nation houses over time

Liberals miss the bullseye on assault rifle ban

Thom argues party should not have sidestepped parliamentary procedure to keep election promise

Local photog offers family porch photos by donation

Thomas Camus is raising money for the Bulkley Valley Hospital Foundation

Town awards housing needs assessment contract

The winning bid was from the Social Planning and Research Council of B.C. in Burnaby

Virtual parliament encourages decorum among MPs

The first session carried out by Zoom had some glitches but also some benefits: Bachrach

Wet’suwet’en elected chiefs call for withdrawal of ‘premature’ agreement on rights and title

The elected chiefs claim negotiation process ignored them and many clan members

Smithers Golf and Country Club opens

Light rain and COVID-19 restrictions did not dampen the enthusiasm of golfers eager to be back out

Community gardens added to OCP review

Date for OCP review unclear

Trying to write something non-COVID-related more difficult than it looks

Thom’s attempt to get off the all-encompassing subject ends up circling back on him

2020 Kispiox Valley Music Festival cancelled

The festival society says it will use the break to upgrade facilities on the festival grounds

Tahltan ask visitors to stay away from their territory during COVID-19

Both Red Chris and Brucejack mines continue to operate under strict pandemic measures

Tahltan ask visitors to stay away from their territory during COVID-19

Both Red Chris and Brucejack mines continue to operate under strict pandemic measures