Tom Best

Sunday’s BV Pool Triathlon filling fast and needs volunteers

“The event has been successful in the past because of the number of volunteers and sponsors…”

Special Olympics Sports Day in Smithers June 16

Smithers Special Olympics hopes the fundraising activity will become an annual event.

Pan Am Games next for Dielemen after disappointing reclassification

Jonathan Dieleman muscled his way to a new Canadian Record in Italy.

Big bike season on Bulkley roads and trails

Tour de Smithers and Upchuk coming up during bump in SMBA membership.

An exhibit of student expression

Valley Youth Show is a biennial event that features works from students from Houston to Hazelton.

Wolfpack win Canada Cup West in OT thriller

Competitions don’t get much bigger, and the girls from northern B.C. rise to the challenge.

Gryphons soar over track and field records at zone championships

Smithers Gryphons dominated the meet with many personal bests and numerous Zone and school records.

Paralympian Dielemen put to the test again in Italy

Rio Games finalist was recently reclassified and now compete vs athletes with much greater movement.

Huge mum run

Photos from the huge Smithers Mothers’ Day Run for diabetes.

Second national bowling title for Madison Richter

Madison Richter, 14, is getting used to going out of town and coming home as a national champion.

Ready, set, go for track and field team

Smithers Secondary out ran, threw and jumped competition in first high school meet of the season.

Creyke she’s good

Wynona Creyke gets 9 points in 6 games at National Aboriginal Hockey Championships.


Local soccer legend Dan Imhof and Regan Mostat of Soccer BC put together a day of drills and games.

Smithers hosts provincial softball championships

Hundreds on 24 teams sliding into Smithers this summer to have a ball.

Otters knock down records and swim to top in Kitimat

All nine locals had finishes in the top three, with six scoring at least one individual win.

Peas of cake

Photos of Bulkey Valley Christian School’s Princess and the Pea.

Knowledge STEMs from Girl Guides

Local Girl Guides had an opportunity to attend a STEM (Science, tech, engineering and math) Camp.

Images from Smithers Daffodil Dash

Photographer Tom Best captured moments from that day.

An emphasis on life

Cancer survivor speaks at Smithers Daffodil Dash.

Divas and Friends Variety Show

Emphasis on the variety for sold-out show.