Community

The keepers of the ice

Telkwa’s two outdoor rinks have dedicated volunteers to keep them clean

Trying to keep busy during the cold

Lorraine takes advantage of being stuck inside

  • Jan 22, 2020

Eliminating late fees didn’t hurt library’s bottom line

It’s been a year since the Smithers Library went fine-free and the reception has been positive

Annual bird count includes rare sighting

A golden eagle was among the 49 species observed

Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections

Eric Pinto owns hundreds of boards, spanning multiple decades

VIDEO: Missing cat reunited with Vancouver Island family after three months

‘It was like one day she was there, the next day she was gone,’ said owner

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'No more papier mache dog:' Mac the Moose gets his bigger rack
Shelter Point Distillery

Be careful writing out dates in 2020

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  • Jan 15, 2020

Smithers Library’s top books of 2019

A list of the most popular non-fiction, novels, and movies.

The Seymour Lake Zamboni and the man who cleans the ice

Harvey Tremblay says he is having a good time

Snow day!

The best photos from our snow day photo contest

Okanagan city goes bananas for truck spotted with fake gorilla in back

This giant gorilla has been spotted gallivanting around town

17 surrendered husky puppies available for adoption from Okanagan BC SPCA

The puppies were surrendered to the BC SPCA on Christmas Eve

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month shares information and understanding

Though sometimes used interchangeably, Alzheimer’s disease is only one type of dementia.

  • Jan 6, 2020

Pfeiffer’s estate gives $1.7 M to community foundation

Bulkley Valley Community Foundation’s endowment fund doubles with donation

B.C. couple donates thousands to charity from their Harry Potter-themed Christmas house

Uniquely decorated house attracted more than 2,000 Potterheads in one weekend for a good cause

Optimism for the dawn of a new year

Lorraine is looking forward to the new year and provides a few chuckles to get it going

  • Dec 31, 2019

To auld acquaintance being remembered

Brenda muses about season’s greetings and resolutions

  • Dec 31, 2019

Top Community and A&E Stories for 2019

Countdown from 5-1

  • Dec 31, 2019

Christmas credo: Believe as children do

Lorraine wishes everyone a happy holiday season

  • Dec 24, 2019