An abundance of good stuff to be found online

Lorraine suggests some webinars, podcasts and collections for listening and viewing

  • Jul 15, 2020

Two-day tour of Valley geological history available for pros

The Smithers Exploration Group is also working on simplifying the tour for non-geologists

A dairy and beef farm expands into cut flowers

After 11 years in farming Lindsay Heer returns to her passion

QUIZ: Are you ready for a summer road trip?

How much do you really know about roads, motor vehicles and car culture? Take this quiz to find out.

Inside the undefined world of a Rainbow Family gathering in B.C.

Celebrations are underway to mark the annual gathering of the controversial Rainbow Family of Living Light

Eye doctor visit challenging, but worth it

Brenda is done with cheapo drug store reading glasses, goes for a proper prescription

  • Jul 8, 2020
Witset Indigenous Bloom cannabis shop grand opening
Smithers rainbow flag raising
Smithers Black an Indigenous Lives Matter Rally
British Columbia can now use its own data to prepare for a second wave

Become a certified food preservation trainer for free

Lorraine updates her virtual cross-Canada tour and has some suggestions of stuff to do in the valley

  • Jul 8, 2020

Smithers resident hoping to drum up support for a reverse parade

Taggart wants to do something in place of the fall fair parade, which was cancelled due to COVID-19

Member of the local hospital auxiliary recognized for 50 years of service

Charlotte Apperloo is the only volunteer to be awarded a lifetime membership pin

Community Coupon books canceled

Fundraiser for the child development centre and hospice society not happening this year

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

QUIZ: A celebration of dogs

These are the dog days of summer. How much do you know about dogs?

Canada Day and the camaraderie of nations

Lorraine recalls the coming together of Canadians and Americans in July celebrations

  • Jul 1, 2020

There’s more than one way to skin a mosquito

Brenda counts her blessings of not being to bothered too much by summertime pests

  • Jul 1, 2020

A graduation well-earned and well-celebrated

The Bulkley Valley Christian School (BVCS) class of 2020 grads took to Main Street

Cycle 16 making progress on trail between Smithers and Telkwa

Society establishes a memorandum of understanding with regional district and hires a project manager

Avoiding Trump in the pursuit of happiness

Brenda unplugs for the sake of her mental health

  • Jun 24, 2020

Over 40 participate in annual fry release into Buck Creek

Around 5,000 Buck Creek Canfor hatchery fry released in total throughout day

Volunteers are the beating heart of community

Kristen Groen was the recipient of a Lions Club bursary in part because of this essay

  • Jun 24, 2020

Smithers moving Canada Day celebrations online

Virtual concert and contests will be made available on the town’s facebook page