Xuyun Zeng

Smithereens celebrating Mackinley Unruh's 15th birthday with cake.

Smithers celebrates a #Mackstrong birthday party

Last Thursday’s A Night for Mackinley Unruh gave support to the 15-year-old SSS student who is undergoing cancer treatment in Vancouver.

Smithereens celebrating Mackinley Unruh's 15th birthday with cake.
Students sign a board with messages in support of the Orlando gay nightclub shooting victims.

VIDEO: Vigil for Orlando reminds students of tragedy

A solemn vigil held Friday brought students and teachers together to the Smithers Secondary School gym

Students sign a board with messages in support of the Orlando gay nightclub shooting victims.
Ramona Wilson Walk participants march down Main Street in Smithers.

VIDEO: Smithers remembers Ramona Wilson

Last Saturday's Ramona Wilson Walk commemorated the 22th anniversary of Wilson's disappearance on Highway 16.

Ramona Wilson Walk participants march down Main Street in Smithers.
Kispiox Valley Rodeo

Kispiox Valley Rodeo in pictures

Last weekend's rodeo in Kispiox attracted 3,000 attendees, organizers say.

Kispiox Valley Rodeo
Paramedics in the Hazeltons are providing non-emergency care.

Two community paramedics for non-emergency care in Hazeltons

The Hazeltons will have community paramedics to provide non-emergency care and fill gaps in health services.

Paramedics in the Hazeltons are providing non-emergency care.
A cyclist guns down the Apocalypse trail while racing in the Upchuck 1 mountain bike race in Smithers.

VIDEO: Smithereens race in Upchuck 1

The May 29 race challenged mountain bikers to race on the Bluff in Smithers.

A cyclist guns down the Apocalypse trail while racing in the Upchuck 1 mountain bike race in Smithers.

Who Stole the Queen’s Bees in pictures

The Grendel Players' performance was met with a standing ovation.

Cyclists during last year's mass ride.

Bike to Work Week begins Monday

Bike to Work Week kicks off Monday with a mass bike ride down Main Street.

Cyclists during last year's mass ride.
Steelheads president Stephen Graf prepares to present an award.

Smithers Steelheads awards in photos

The Steelheads gave out their awards on Saturday at Boston Pizza.

Steelheads president Stephen Graf prepares to present an award.

Smithers’ sea cadets’ annual ceremonial review in pictures

The event also marked the 50th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Sea Cadets Corps 204 Babine.

Telkwa Fire Rescue Open House invited members of the community to see its new fire hall.

Telkwa Fire Rescue Open House in pictures

The fire department also served up a fiery barbecue, piping hot coffee and emblazoned the warmth of the community.

Telkwa Fire Rescue Open House invited members of the community to see its new fire hall.
Bowhunters shooting a foam target last weekend.

BV Bowmen release jamboree results

Last weekend's Bowhunter 3D Shoot attracted bowhunters of all ages.

Bowhunters shooting a foam target last weekend.
Daffodil Dashers braved the rain to raise money for a cancer charity.

Daffodil Dash in pictures

The April 24 event raised over $25,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society.

Daffodil Dashers braved the rain to raise money for a cancer charity.
The Ukes of Hazard performing at the Divas and Friends variety show.

Divas and Friends in photos

A slideshow of the Divas and Friends variety show at the Della Herman Theatre last Saturday.

The Ukes of Hazard performing at the Divas and Friends variety show.
Smithers-born

Ruth Hamblin to play for the Dallas Wings in WNBA

Her high school coach commends her and her mother will miss her.

Smithers-born
Mark Perry plays the Della Herman Theatre in Smithers April 15.

Mark Perry releasing new album, funds diabetes cure

Mark Perry kicks off his new album release tour in Smithers Friday night while raising money for diabetes research.

Mark Perry plays the Della Herman Theatre in Smithers April 15.

Schnai Dai 2016 in photos

The ski season ends with Schnai Dai at the Hudson Bay Mountain.

Lindsay Heer manages a dairy along with her husband on equal terms. She hopes more farms can progress to a relationship of equality between the sexes.

Farmer seeks brighter future for women

Lindsay Heer’s essay on women in the dairy industry was BC’s winning entry, sending her to the Advancing Women Conference in Calgary.

Lindsay Heer manages a dairy along with her husband on equal terms. She hopes more farms can progress to a relationship of equality between the sexes.

Smithers Steelheads in pictures

A look back to the triumphs, challenges and fights of the 2015-16 hockey season.

The time has come for Jason Oliemans (far right on the podium at the National Junior Championships in Quebec) to face some of the toughest competition in ski cross. This week

Ski crosser Jason Oliemans steps up game

Oliemans will is competing in this week’s Nor-Am Cup events and the SportChek Ski Cross Canadian National Championships in Smithers.

The time has come for Jason Oliemans (far right on the podium at the National Junior Championships in Quebec) to face some of the toughest competition in ski cross. This week