Thom Barker

Council approves Tim Hortons exterior renovation

Entrances will feature peaked roofs with decorative braces fitting Town’s “Alpine Theme”

Food vendors approved for Jim Bolster hockey tourney

Council approves Smithers Minor Hockey request as arena concession remains shut down

Maybe I don’t know enough to be on Facebook

Thom has his technological confidence shaken

Smithers air search group to get military spotter training

A Buffalo search and rescue aircraft from CFB Comox will be in town Sept. 21

Upper Skeena Rec Centre officially opens

Community room named in honour of Peter and Lynn Newbery

Celebrity Golf Tournament turns over $125K to charity

The BV Health Foundation and Smithers Community Cancer Care Team thrilled with result

COLUMN: Sometimes you need a vacation from your vacation

A tale of two holidays: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times

Book seeks to de-stigmatize FASD

Charlene Trudel, formerly of Quick was inspired to write about FASD success stories

Fire dept. raises flags in memory of fellow first responders lost on 9/11

The truck used was actually present in New York city that day in 2001

Glen Vowell junior cowgirl tops B.C. circuit

Marika Van Tunen won the 2019 barrel racing and Juniors All Around titles

South Hazelton steeplechaser headed to worlds

Regan Yee was named to Canadian national team competing in Qatar Sept. 26 - Oct. 6

COLUMN: More rigourous vetting of tax exemptions should be on the table

In his column, Thom argues in support of a more vigorous system for vetting tax exemptions.

Council approves $317,000 in property tax exemptions

Although council stayed the course this year, mayor says there is an appetite for public discussion

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

Hazelton’s Yee places fifth at Pan-Am Games

Yee will next compete in the IAAF World Championships in October

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