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Richter claims silver, bronze

Richter claims silver, bronze

Bulkley Valley’s Kaylee Richter hit the podium twice at the recent Special Olympics Canada Games.

Richter claims silver, bronze
First Peak to Pint

First Peak to Pint

Cheers to those thirsty mountain bikers who raced down Hudson Bay Mtn to Bulkley Valley Brewery.

First Peak to Pint
Local youngster Joel Veenstra is headed to Idaho on a golf scholarship. He has had a storied career as high school and junior player and is looking forward to the new challenges that await him. (submitted photo)

Veenstra off to Idaho

Joel Veenstra heads to Division 1 school in U.S., joining brother Adam there on a full scholarship.

Local youngster Joel Veenstra is headed to Idaho on a golf scholarship. He has had a storied career as high school and junior player and is looking forward to the new challenges that await him. (submitted photo)
The kids did have some weapons available but they were nothing like the calibre of those of the firefighters. Tom Best photo

Water fight!

PHOTOS from big water fight with firefighters and youngsters at Bulkley Valley Pool and Rec Centre.

The kids did have some weapons available but they were nothing like the calibre of those of the firefighters. Tom Best photo
The Boys of the Bush are foresters and engineers by day and an A Capella singing group by night. Contributed photo

Spirit of the North takes over Smithers

A big concert Saturday night headlines a weekend full of music.

The Boys of the Bush are foresters and engineers by day and an A Capella singing group by night. Contributed photo
Price (centre) led the group in the traditional Obon dances. Tom Best photo

Japanese traditional dance brought to Smithers

How did Canadian ballet teacher end up teaching traditional Obon odori to youngsters in Smithers?

Price (centre) led the group in the traditional Obon dances. Tom Best photo
Colourful learning

Colourful learning

PHOTOS of some fun learning courtesy of the HR MacMillan Space Centre at Smithers library.

Colourful learning
More RCMP Musical Ride photos

More RCMP Musical Ride photos

A second collection fo photos from the RCMP Musical Ride in Smithers.

More RCMP Musical Ride photos
RCMP ride into equestrian past at Exhibition grounds

RCMP ride into equestrian past at Exhibition grounds

PHOTOS and story from the RCMP Musical Ride in Smithers.

RCMP ride into equestrian past at Exhibition grounds
Kaylee Richter represents BC at Special Olympics Canada Summer Games

Kaylee Richter represents BC at Special Olympics Canada Summer Games

Bulkley Valley swimmer Kaylee Richter is swimming at Canada Games in Nova Scotia this week.

Kaylee Richter represents BC at Special Olympics Canada Summer Games
Machinovation strengthens young minds

Machinovation strengthens young minds

Youngsters performed experiments demonstrating general rules in engineering.

Machinovation strengthens young minds
Jonathan Dieleman sets Canadian swim record

Jonathan Dieleman sets Canadian swim record

Quick’s Dieleman set a new Canadian record in the 100 breaststroke by over 12 seconds.

Jonathan Dieleman sets Canadian swim record
Players got to hit their second shot from the furthest hit ball from the tee.                                 Tom Best photo

Teeing up cancer fundraising drive

The 84 golfers were able to raise $3,895 for the Bulkley Valley Community Cancer Care Team.

Players got to hit their second shot from the furthest hit ball from the tee.                                 Tom Best photo
North West Zone 7 athletes march in at the opening ceremonies at BC Summer Games last weekend in Cowichan.                                 BC Games photo

Logan Unruh BC javelin champion

Bulkley Valley BC Games athletes return from Cowichan.

North West Zone 7 athletes march in at the opening ceremonies at BC Summer Games last weekend in Cowichan.                                 BC Games photo
Bulkley Valley adult soccer sees big enrolment

Bulkley Valley adult soccer sees big enrolment

Men have about 62 men playing on four teams while the women have almost 130 players on six teams.

Bulkley Valley adult soccer sees big enrolment
The adult guitar camp has attracted participants form Europe and has produced professional musicians in it’s 21 year history. (Contributed photo)

Music Camp on Tyhee Lake

Youth and adult camps are situated at Camp Caledonia on Tyhee Lake.

The adult guitar camp has attracted participants form Europe and has produced professional musicians in it’s 21 year history. (Contributed photo)
The saw-whet owl has been renamed Lucky and is doing well at the local wildlife centre.                                 Contributed photo

Owl saved from murder on Smithers golf course

A golfer stopped a murder of crows from enjoying a baby owl meal at the Smithers Golf & Country Club.

The saw-whet owl has been renamed Lucky and is doing well at the local wildlife centre.                                 Contributed photo
BV medals at BCs

BV medals at BCs

Two Smithers Secondary School 2018 graduates medaled at the B.C. Athletis Championship in Coquitlam.

BV medals at BCs
According to Jordan Young, the Onewheel is “super easy” to ride, needing just a little balancing ability. It has a battery that will run up to 18 miles. It has a headlight and brake lights. Tom Best photo

One wheeled skateboard ready for camps

Next Smithers skateboard camp is Aug. 7-9.

According to Jordan Young, the Onewheel is “super easy” to ride, needing just a little balancing ability. It has a battery that will run up to 18 miles. It has a headlight and brake lights. Tom Best photo
Crowd at 2017’s race. (Josh Casey photo)

Moricetown Mud Bog stuck in a rut for 2018

A busy personal life for organizers means there will be no Moricetown Mud Bog in Witset this year.

Crowd at 2017’s race. (Josh Casey photo)