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Beware nine things that can derail your resolutions

Lorraine is trying to avoid falling into traps that distract her from exercising more

  • Jan 29, 2020

Blue Monday not so blue with the help of a younger friend

Having younger friends helps Brenda feel younger herself

  • Jan 29, 2020

Literacy week encourages families to read together

Events being planned to celebrate reading and writing

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BVCF hands out over $30,000 in grant money

Diverse non-profit groups benefit from money

Witset chosen for housing innovation funding program

Proposal to build healing lodge for at-risk youth one of four selected in B.C.

The snow is deep – time for sledding

But before you leave, some simple safety tips from Avalance BC

House Concert

House concerts are often a best kept secret – and we’d like…

  • Jan 22, 2020

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

  • Jan 22, 2020

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

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

Be careful writing out dates in 2020

I took a few days off from wearing my Fitbit so am…

  • Jan 15, 2020

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