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Smithers remembers

Photos and video of Rev. Doug Campbell’s speech at Veterans’ Peace Park.

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Smithers golfer Kaleb Gorbahn will be off to play in South Africa in his quest for a professional card after coming up short in a California contest.                                 Contributed photo

Gorbahn takes African route in quest for pro card

Bulkley Valley golf product goes to South Africa in bid to tour pro.

Smithers golfer Kaleb Gorbahn will be off to play in South Africa in his quest for a professional card after coming up short in a California contest.                                 Contributed photo
Smithers Secondary had a successful trip to the BC High School cross country championships in Nanaimo with three top 15 team finishes. Contributed photo

Smithers runners take on provincial best

How the Gryphons did at the BC High School Cross Country Championships.

Smithers Secondary had a successful trip to the BC High School cross country championships in Nanaimo with three top 15 team finishes. Contributed photo
Musical memories on Remembrance Day

Musical memories on Remembrance Day

A radio show for those unable to attend wreath laying ceremony on Nov. 11.

Musical memories on Remembrance Day
World Collective is a highly appropriate name for this collective with performers from Canada, Mexico, Zimbabwe, Brazil, Chile, France Cuba and more. Tom Best photo

Amazing, enthralling, amusing, jaw-dropping — one could go on

BC World Music Collective gave one of the most amazing shows of musical variation and excellence.

World Collective is a highly appropriate name for this collective with performers from Canada, Mexico, Zimbabwe, Brazil, Chile, France Cuba and more. Tom Best photo
Smithers and Hazelton win on court and pitch

Smithers and Hazelton win on court and pitch

Volleyball and soccer teams take on all comers at zones.

Smithers and Hazelton win on court and pitch
A story written with a different ink

A story written with a different ink

“Each one has a story and each one is important to the individual who shows it.”

A story written with a different ink
Halloween fun

Halloween fun

Dressing up at the rink and pool.

Halloween fun
Gorbahn has been working on his putting game and feels it has improved greatly the last few months. Contributed photo

Gorbahn’s drive to be a golf pro

Kaleb Gorbahn hopes to soon be wearing shorts year-round in Arizona.

Gorbahn has been working on his putting game and feels it has improved greatly the last few months. Contributed photo
Dustin Hersee swam in the Olympics and recently has formed a high school swim team for students in Smithers and Houston. Tom Best photo

Olympian know-how

An Olympian is helping high school students in Smithers and Houston.

Dustin Hersee swam in the Olympics and recently has formed a high school swim team for students in Smithers and Houston. Tom Best photo
Local paralympic swimmer Jonathan Dieleman recently set a Canadian record in the 100 breaststroke for his new classification by over 12 seconds. He hopes to reach the podium at the 2020 Olympics.                                 Tom Best photo

National Paralympic Team coach sees Dieleman on track

Senior National Paralympic Team coach Vince Mikuska says Quick Paralympian doing well.

Local paralympic swimmer Jonathan Dieleman recently set a Canadian record in the 100 breaststroke for his new classification by over 12 seconds. He hopes to reach the podium at the 2020 Olympics.                                 Tom Best photo
Members of the Smithers Storm with the World Junior Hocket championship cup.                                 Tom Best photo

Road to the World Juniors starts in Smithers

Walnut Park first stop for tour promoting next year’s World Junior Championships.

Members of the Smithers Storm with the World Junior Hocket championship cup.                                 Tom Best photo
Left to Right: Emily Burgess, Rita Chiarelli, Lauren Falls, Elena Kapelaris.                                 Tom Best photo

Blues big shot plays with prowess and heaps on humour

Award winning Rita Chiarelli kicked off the BV Concert Association season wowing all in attendance.

Left to Right: Emily Burgess, Rita Chiarelli, Lauren Falls, Elena Kapelaris.                                 Tom Best photo
Miriam Colvin (centre) is also director for the Bulkley Valley Concert Association, seen here with other BVCA board members in 2017. Contributed photo

The River to be an interdisciplinary art project

Miriam Colvin received award from the BC Arts Council and is working on river performances.

Miriam Colvin (centre) is also director for the Bulkley Valley Concert Association, seen here with other BVCA board members in 2017. Contributed photo
Scoring Storm

Scoring Storm

Smithers hockey tournament gets underway in both arenas.

Scoring Storm
The 2016 CIHL champion Smithers Steelheads. (Xuyun Zeng photo)

Steelheads off ice for another season

CIHL schedule deemed too demanding as players seek other ways to lace up.

The 2016 CIHL champion Smithers Steelheads. (Xuyun Zeng photo)
The top Smithers Minor Hockey players will be representing their community this weekend as they play in the Jim Bolster Memorial T3 Tournament. Here several prepare for the season at a training camp this summer. Tom Best photo

Big Northwest hockey tournament fills Smithers arenas

Smithers will host 14 hockey teams coming to town for this weekend’s tournament.

The top Smithers Minor Hockey players will be representing their community this weekend as they play in the Jim Bolster Memorial T3 Tournament. Here several prepare for the season at a training camp this summer. Tom Best photo
Smithers figure skaters got the season off to a good start at their Summer Camp 2018 with training of fundamental skills in a variety of areas including outdoors. The camp had veteran coach Jaimie McGrigor, at right, on hand to help local skaters and coaches work on improving skills and programs.                                Tom Best photos

Skaters touch up skills for new season

Smithers figure skaters got the season off to a good start at their Summer Camp 2018.

Smithers figure skaters got the season off to a good start at their Summer Camp 2018 with training of fundamental skills in a variety of areas including outdoors. The camp had veteran coach Jaimie McGrigor, at right, on hand to help local skaters and coaches work on improving skills and programs.                                Tom Best photos
Smithers Secondary hosted the Riverside Park high school Cross-Country competition last Saturday. They dominated the results in winning three of four catagories.                                 Tom Best photo

Fall leaves means it’s cross-country season

Smithers, Terrace and Hazelton runners get first season’s race in.

Smithers Secondary hosted the Riverside Park high school Cross-Country competition last Saturday. They dominated the results in winning three of four catagories.                                 Tom Best photo
Any style, any medium, any artist

Any style, any medium, any artist

The 6x6 Smithers Art Gallery fundraiser is taking work from artists of all ages over the next month.

Any style, any medium, any artist