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Telkwa students want to save the bees

Grade 3/4 class propose to build a garden near the Telkwa Reading Room

A chance encounter and good advice from a six-year-old

Brenda ponders the wisdom of buying cheap bananas and freezing them

  • Feb 5, 2020

There is glory to be found in finishing a 3D puzzle

Lorraine is not giving up plus the usual roundup of goings on in the valley

  • Feb 5, 2020
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Trudeau on U.S. unrest: 'Racism is real'
Additional $650M pledged in COVID-19 aid for Indigenous communities
Bear vs rabbit caught on camera near Whistler
Dr. Bonnie Henry given a Gitxsan name

Found toddler’s headstone stolen from Penticton funeral home

The headstone is a sample product that belongs to a local funeral home.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Farms in BC

BC farmer shares reasons to love local!

  • Feb 3, 2020

Legion thanks RCMP with free memberships

BC/Yukon Command celebrates 100 years of RCMP service

B.C. man invents tree-planting alarm clock

If you wake up on time, you earn virtual seeds

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

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