Thom Barker

Liberals acclaim former Fort St. James councillor as Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidate

Dave Birdi, Binche Whut’en First Nation economic development officer, enters race to replace Cullen

Can you believe they put a man on the moon?

Thom marvels at just how remarkable the July 1969 moon landing was

Dungarees headed to Kispiox

Fresh off Calgary Stampede gig, the “true-grit country band” looks forward to some time in the bush

One large act of political will

The 1969 moon landing was not just a huge technical accomplishment

Smithers crime severity index jumps 30 per cent

The town ranked 23rd in the province in 2018 compared to 42nd in 2017

Wet’suwet’en clan launches civil lawsuit against Coastal GasLink

Gidimt’en seeking damages and costs over destruction of logging road encampment and gate

COLUMN: To web poll, or not to web poll

Although not scientific, web opinion polls have their place Thom argues

UPDATE: Downed power pole shuts down Petro-Canada

Business operator says Waste Management was responsible for the incident

COLUMN: Coastal Gaslink can’t be blamed for everything

Thom debunks some erroneous connections people made between last week’s earthquakes and a landslide

Smithers hires new CAO

Alan Harris comes to the town from Beaumont, Alta. where he was general manager, Corporate Services

Former Smithereen lights up Tinseltown

Kyle Durack’s one-man show earns rave reviews at Hollywood Fringe Festival

Tahltan attempt to evict jade and placer miners

Northwest First Nation says activity is poorly regulated and causing environmental degradation

Burns Lake man sentenced to three years on assault, sexual assault charges

Justin Smith will serve one year nine months in addition to time-served

Time to vote for time change change

Thom advocates for B.C. adopting Daylight Saving Time year round

Chad Day reelected president of Tahltan Central Government

Tahltan mining interests advanced during Day’s first two terms

RCMP trying to identify found human remains

Prince George police reviewing missing persons files from around the region

Gyger counting: A settler family returns to the land

Descendants of Fritz and Rosa Gyger will be gathering on the original family homestead in July

Telkwa Coun. Matthew Monkman steps down

Village administration recommends late November, early December by-election

4-H kids take up beekeeping project

Members getting ready to show off their apicultural skills

Shad headlines Midsummer

Canadas “second greatest rapper of all time” will perform two shows in Smithers