Tom Best

Big Bulkley Valley contingent for BC Summer Games

26 young athletes are headed to what might be one of the biggest events of their lives so far.

RCMP Musical Ride trots to Smithers

One of the most famous equestrian displays in the world will be here for two shows July 28.

Boys and girls of summer take over Elks Park for provincials

Elks Park ball fields were busy with 21 teams vying for supremacy in three different age classes.

Record setting Tyhee Triathlon

Record number of participants and record times at Lake Tyhee.

Unleashing the dragon on Tyhee Lake

Dragon boat open to all twice per week on Tyhee Lake.

Chicklets comeback decades in the making

Group formed before the first Midsummer back for its 35th.

Brant’s memorial run helps other athletes pursue their dreams

The event is now in its third year and has led to the development of new special relationships.

Tyhee Lake Triathlon this weekend

Pre-registration ends Wednesday and volunteers still needed for big Bulkley Valley event.

Road to north coast landscape leads to gallery

The current Smithers Art Gallery show by Suzo Hickey is all paintings of scenes from Prince Rupert.

Beauty and trauma bring Sam Daniyan from Nigeria to Smithers

Lifeguard and aquafit instructor Sam Daniyan says Smithers is full of positive people.

Sister’s clubs help win Prince Rupert tournament

Sarah Kerbrat, home from veterinarian school in New Zealand, wins Prince Rupert golf tournament.

Bike events on streets and mountains

Tour de Smithers and Upchuk gave very different cycling options on a beautiful weekend.

Smithers Special Olympics Sports Day

PHOTOS: Local athletes came out to give their best but the Special O competitors were hard to beat.

Olympic gold medalist helps host hockey camp

Also: Smithers Minor Hockey president leaving growing program.

Third for Bulkley Valley teams vs big city soccer squads

Competition with players from across North to select teams for provincial championships in Kamloops.

Triathlon draws 140 to cycle, swim and run through Smithers

In the end conditions were just about perfect for the Bulkley Valley Pool Triathlon.

BVCS golfers fifth in tough provincials

BVCS team gets fifth place at the recent Single A Golf High School Provincials.

Smithers Steelheads not playing again

The Smithers CIHL team will not be participating for a second year in a row with a lack of players.

Smithers hosts BC Soccer Northern Playdown

Ten teams are coming to play at the BC Soccer Northern Playdown in Smithers.

90% personal bests for Bulkley Valley Otters

Top finishes in Prince Rupert were made sweeter with best swims of their lives.