Thom Barker

Some Smithers businesses may re-open sooner rather than later

Weekly Chamber of Commerce video conference focuses on business concern amid COVID-19

Red Chris, Tahltan collaborate on COVID-19 safety

Mine continues to operate with several new measures aimed at stopping spread of virus

Laughter in the age of coronavirus

Thom encourages everyone to keep their sense of humour.

A trip down fool’s memory lane

Lorraine reminisces about her dad getting the better of her and her sister

Concerns raised over publicly discarded masks, gloves

Deputy mayor says behaviour is simply unacceptable in time of elevated public health crisis

Stikine MLA optimistic about COVID-19 recovery

Doug Donaldson says first step is to beat the pandemic then work out the economics

Police see decrease in number, increase in severity of calls

Detachment making contingency plans for potential reduction in force strength due to COVID-19

Public school teachers return to work

School district plans for learning continuity as in-person instruction has been suspended

Quilters unite

Some Smithers quilters hung out their creations to celebrate National Quilt Day

You say together, I say apart… the semantics of coronavirus

Is it really social distancing we’re after? I may be splitting hairs…

Cancer fundraiser cancelled, silent auction postponed

The Daffodil Dash is off for 2020, date for online-only silent auction to be announced

Yoga classes go online in Smithers

Yoga Cowgirl and Full Circle Yoga offer live video sessions

Community support group explodes on Facebook

In just five days the Smithers and Area Community Support Network garnered 900 members

Water main breaks at Eighth and Columbia

Hospital unaffected, workers expect to restore water to residential customers by tonight

Smithers mayoral byelection cancelled

Town Office, council meetings will remain open to public for the time being

From Kenya to Smithers on a mission from God

Meet Fr. Wilfred Alero, the new parish priest at St. James Anglican Church

Meet Smithers Golf and Country Club’s new greens super

Murray Grasdal comes to Smithers from Mackenzie

Mamma Mia Carnival

Smithers Figure Skating Club hosts show

Bulkley Valley schools to remain open

Theatre performances and school assemblies will be suspended

Family ministry announces funding for new Walnut Park day care

The centre will create 42 new child care spaces in the new Walnut Park Elementary School