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Jennifer and DJ Mio, the new owners of Calderwood Realty. (Contributed photo)

Young owners breathe new life into an almost century old brokerage

DJ and Jennifer Mio have taken over Calderwood Realty

Jennifer and DJ Mio, the new owners of Calderwood Realty. (Contributed photo)
Members of CASARA Northwest zone team during spotter training. From Left, unknown Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) member, Fred Reitsma, Patty Scott, Laurence Turney, Joern Alles, Greg Miller, Leslie Ford, Wayne Askew, Frank Doyle, Liz Rach, unknown CAF member, Capt. Reitman and Lynn Van Cadsand. (Contributed photo)

PEP Air North West Zone director honoured by Province

Lynn Van Cadsand is the first Emergency Management BC volunteer to receive the recognition twice

Members of CASARA Northwest zone team during spotter training. From Left, unknown Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) member, Fred Reitsma, Patty Scott, Laurence Turney, Joern Alles, Greg Miller, Leslie Ford, Wayne Askew, Frank Doyle, Liz Rach, unknown CAF member, Capt. Reitman and Lynn Van Cadsand. (Contributed photo)
Brenda Mallory, Spice of Life

The joys of an aging body

From skin tags to constipation, Brenda reflects on ‘old person issues’

  • Sep 10, 2020
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Orange Shirt Day
China, Iran, Russia targeted us in Canada: victims
NDP say child-care plan must be backed with cash
B.C. health officials prepare for vaccine rollout early next year
On Labour Day, Canadians will pay tribute to the accomplishments of workers. This year, Labour Day falls on Sept. 7. (File photo)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about work and labour

The Labour Day weekend, in early September, is a time to celebrate workers

On Labour Day, Canadians will pay tribute to the accomplishments of workers. This year, Labour Day falls on Sept. 7. (File photo)
Nicole and Ben Stringer have spent the summer working to bring awareness to life-saving medication for cystic fibrosis patients. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

‘Nothing’s working anymore’: West Kelowna woman shares her fight with cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that affects the lungs and intestines among other organs

Nicole and Ben Stringer have spent the summer working to bring awareness to life-saving medication for cystic fibrosis patients. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
Laverne Sunduk caught a fish longer than his grand daughter! His salmon weighed 8.9 lbs, winning him a hidden weight prize at the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby in 2019. (The Northern View file photo)

Last chance to get your derby tickets

The Northern View Second Annual Tyee Fishing Derby is this Saturday

Laverne Sunduk caught a fish longer than his grand daughter! His salmon weighed 8.9 lbs, winning him a hidden weight prize at the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby in 2019. (The Northern View file photo)
Sam Raven, president of the Terrace Kitimat District Labour Council (TDLC), says labour activism is her way of strengthening the community around her. (Photo courtesy Sam Raven)

The reluctant activist: Smithers woman follows in dad’s union footsteps

Sam Raven could never understand why her father spent so much time helping others; now she does

Sam Raven, president of the Terrace Kitimat District Labour Council (TDLC), says labour activism is her way of strengthening the community around her. (Photo courtesy Sam Raven)
Fundraiser adapts to changing times

Fundraiser adapts to changing times

Smithers mom and daughter team up to raise money for Make a Wish

Fundraiser adapts to changing times
Brenda Mallory, Spice of Life

Is lack of sun, vitamin D creating a kind of low-grade depression?

Brenda grapples with the effects of rain, COVID and politics

  • Sep 3, 2020
Brenda Mallory, Spice of Life
Black bears are found in every Canadian province and territory except one. Do you know which part of Canada has no black bears? (Jill Hayward photo)

QUIZ: The bare facts about bears

As summer ends, bear sightings will become more common. How much do you know about bears?

Black bears are found in every Canadian province and territory except one. Do you know which part of Canada has no black bears? (Jill Hayward photo)
Book on the history of Hudson Bay Mountain coming

Book on the history of Hudson Bay Mountain coming

Group of four women with connections to the ski hill gathered history, stories and photos

Book on the history of Hudson Bay Mountain coming
Cache, left, and Carter Harris discuss what they’re going to do with a travel trailer they just found out they are getting from the Make-a-Wish Foundation. (Thom Barker photo)

Raising Carter: A family’s journey of healing

Smithers eight-year-old brims with joy and optimism despite severe medical issues

Cache, left, and Carter Harris discuss what they’re going to do with a travel trailer they just found out they are getting from the Make-a-Wish Foundation. (Thom Barker photo)
The Regional District of Bulkley Nechacko announced the purchase of a 33-hectare property on Hwy 16 at Trout Creek on Aug. 14. (Contributed photo)

Regional district buys Trout Creek property for public access to Bulkley River

The 33-hectare property 20 kilometres west of Smithers sold for $500,000

The Regional District of Bulkley Nechacko announced the purchase of a 33-hectare property on Hwy 16 at Trout Creek on Aug. 14. (Contributed photo)
The World Wide Web was released to the public 29 years ago, in August, 1991. Since that time, it has revolutionized life for many. (File photo: Black Press Media)

QUIZ: Exploring the World Wide Web

On Aug. 23, 1991, the World Wide Web was released to the public. How much do you know about the web?

The World Wide Web was released to the public 29 years ago, in August, 1991. Since that time, it has revolutionized life for many. (File photo: Black Press Media)
View from the Porch

Be careful what you ask for; you could end up with a whole new daily routine

Lorraine goes to a physiotherapist and has a request for some feedback from seniors

  • Aug 19, 2020
View from the Porch
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Sunshine, flowers, berries make for a positive day in the time of COVID

Brenda finds the beauty in the world and a surprise pick for Vice President of the United States

  • Aug 19, 2020
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Members of the RCMP attend an incident in Penticton in 2020. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)

QUIZ: How much do you know about the RCMP?

Canada’s national police force marks its 100th anniversary in 2020

Members of the RCMP attend an incident in Penticton in 2020. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)
A harbour seal mom and pup have been spending time near the BRNKL seal station camera at the Oak Bay Marina. (Courtesy of Brandon Wright)

VIDEO: Seal pup and mom play and ‘kiss’ in Oak Bay Marina

BRNKL seal cam captures harbour seal growing up in busy harbour

A harbour seal mom and pup have been spending time near the BRNKL seal station camera at the Oak Bay Marina. (Courtesy of Brandon Wright)
The deck of the “Obsession” which Ron Smith plans to sail through the Northwest Passage in 2021 or 2022. (Thom Barker photo)

Smithers contractor refurbishes sailboat for Northwest Passage adventure

Ron Smith, who has been working on the “Obsession” for 12 years, will put her in the water this week

The deck of the “Obsession” which Ron Smith plans to sail through the Northwest Passage in 2021 or 2022. (Thom Barker photo)
Lorraine Doiron, View from the porch

Arts make a limited comeback in the valley

Lorraine rounds up the visual and performing arts offerings upcoming over the next few weeks

  • Aug 12, 2020
Lorraine Doiron, View from the porch