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Paul Myrehaug gets some yucks at a past Snowed In Comedy Tour stop in Smithers. He returns Jan. 4.                                Chris Gareau photo

Comedy tour blows in Jan. 4

A flurry of funny blows in to Smithers Friday with Snowed In Comedy Tour.

Paul Myrehaug gets some yucks at a past Snowed In Comedy Tour stop in Smithers. He returns Jan. 4.                                Chris Gareau photo
Jonathon Dieleman broke another Canadian record at the US National championships last weekend.Tom Best photo

Another national record for Dielemen on path to Tokyo

Quick’s Jonathan Dielemen breaks record in the demanding 200 breaststroke long course.

Jonathon Dieleman broke another Canadian record at the US National championships last weekend.Tom Best photo
Roy Henry Vickers signing cards and calendars with his art in Hazelton during its Christmas celebration Dec. 12.                                Chris Gareau photo

Vickers nominated for Grammy

Hazeltons artist’s work for Grateful Dead album art recognized.

Roy Henry Vickers signing cards and calendars with his art in Hazelton during its Christmas celebration Dec. 12.                                Chris Gareau photo
New black belt Luke Moisey (right) shows a sacrifice throw to bring an opponent down to the rear.                                Tom Best photo

Black belt 20 years in the making

Luke Moisey has been working out with the Smithers Judo Club for around 20 years

New black belt Luke Moisey (right) shows a sacrifice throw to bring an opponent down to the rear.                                Tom Best photo
Hazelton wins consolation bracket at volleyball provincials

Hazelton wins consolation bracket at volleyball provincials

Hazelton Secondary girls go 3-4 in tight matches vs province’s best.

Hazelton wins consolation bracket at volleyball provincials
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Carolfest

Carolfest a youthful celebration of holiday music

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Members of the Smithers Saltos gymnastics club and their coach Marcel Dubroy wallow in their new foam pit. Dubroy says that this equipment is vital in the development of gymnastic athletes.                                Tom Best photo

Equipped to flip

New equipment helps Saltos gymnasts learn and have fun

Members of the Smithers Saltos gymnastics club and their coach Marcel Dubroy wallow in their new foam pit. Dubroy says that this equipment is vital in the development of gymnastic athletes.                                Tom Best photo
Volunteers create Christmas magic at Santa’s Breakfast

Volunteers create Christmas magic at Santa’s Breakfast

PHOTOS: For the past 19 years, a local event helped remind us that Christmas is a time of giving.

Volunteers create Christmas magic at Santa’s Breakfast
Hampers a chance to help in the Christmas spirit

Hampers a chance to help in the Christmas spirit

SCSA sends around 350-400 hampers to the area from Witset to Telkwa.

Hampers a chance to help in the Christmas spirit
Members of the Smithers Prowlers and the Road Warriors put on a very competitive and enjoyable event last weekend. There was more than a little non-stop, exciting hockey action.                                submitted photo

Women’s hockey takes over

Smithers arena filled with women hockey teams.

Members of the Smithers Prowlers and the Road Warriors put on a very competitive and enjoyable event last weekend. There was more than a little non-stop, exciting hockey action.                                submitted photo
BVCS special education students enrich the community

BVCS special education students enrich the community

Time that all students aren’t a full part of the community is gone.

BVCS special education students enrich the community
Northern Hockey Lads fundraise for Asia/Europe trip

Northern Hockey Lads fundraise for Asia/Europe trip

Fundraiser Dec. 11 to send Bulkley Valley players around the world, with hope to bring world back.

Northern Hockey Lads fundraise for Asia/Europe trip
Balance and carving skills can be introduced in the gym with the special equipment that the BC Snowboard Association has available.                                Tom Best photo

Little riders get ready for the hill

Kindergarten to Grade 3 students at Muheim Elementary practise their snowboarding skills.

Balance and carving skills can be introduced in the gym with the special equipment that the BC Snowboard Association has available.                                Tom Best photo
Bulkley Valley Christian Grade 7-8 boys proudly show off their Zone championship banner recently won in Terrace. Contributed photo

BVCS volleyball teams head to provincials

Senior boys and girls head to provincials.

Bulkley Valley Christian Grade 7-8 boys proudly show off their Zone championship banner recently won in Terrace. Contributed photo
Smithers hosts women’s hockey this weekend

Smithers hosts women’s hockey this weekend

Full schedule of this weekend’s tournament hosted by the Smithers Prowlers.

Smithers hosts women’s hockey this weekend
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Winter does not stop hiking

BV Backpackers conquer mountains every Sunday

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Cleaning up for Movember

Cleaning up for Movember

Instead of just bristling at the trash around town, Agnes Pion is taking out the trash for a cause.

Cleaning up for Movember
Members of the Harmony Taekwan-do club scored some serious wins at the recent national championships, including two gold metals in sparring. Contributed photo

Top national sparrers in Smithers

Harmony Taekwon-Do brings home hardware from national competition in Calgary.

Members of the Harmony Taekwan-do club scored some serious wins at the recent national championships, including two gold metals in sparring. Contributed photo
Bulkey Valley Christian School was an unexpected victor in the zone volleyball championships for Grade 7-8 boys as they came from behind to take the title last weekend in Terrace.                                Contributed photo

Champion BVCS bumps competition

Bulkley Valley Christian School jumping for joy after winning the boy’s Grade 7-8 volleyball zones.

Bulkey Valley Christian School was an unexpected victor in the zone volleyball championships for Grade 7-8 boys as they came from behind to take the title last weekend in Terrace.                                Contributed photo
Bob Shiach was one of many bell ringers who climbed the tower for the special event. Tom Best photo

Ringing out a century of Remembrance

Ringing of Smithers church bells 100 times to commemorate 100 years since the end of The Great War.

Bob Shiach was one of many bell ringers who climbed the tower for the special event. Tom Best photo