Community

Competition and camaraderie

The tables were turned on one hockey mom: ‘Two hands, mom! Stick on the ice! Skate! Offside!’

  • Dec 18, 2018

A recipe stuffed with memories

Brenda on how to bring up old and make new memories with some real turkey stuffing.

  • Dec 17, 2018

Santa skate

Smithers Lions Club Skate with Santa

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Ready, set, ski! Students relay at Spirit North Festival Day
B.C. Lions kick off training camp
Patriots fans celebrate sixth Super Bowl win
Zoo's gorilla predicts Rams' Super Bowl win

Smithers Christmas Bird Count

Time to register for the annual bird count, an effort done across the hemisphere.

  • Dec 15, 2018

Christmas performances and Santa appearances

Santa is apparently into cross-country skiing.

  • Dec 14, 2018

Volunteers create Christmas magic at Santa’s Breakfast

PHOTOS: For the past 19 years, a local event helped remind us that Christmas is a time of giving.

Hampers a chance to help in the Christmas spirit

SCSA sends around 350-400 hampers to the area from Witset to Telkwa.

Nativity scenes from around the world

Lego, carved wood from Bethlehem, and everything in between at Smithers Christian Reformed Church.

They’re engaged!

Birthday party turns into engagement party for Doug and Matilda

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees at Glacier Toyota raised $33,153 for Salvation Army + BV Child Development Centre.

  • Dec 12, 2018

VIDEO: Close encounter with a whale near Canada-U.S border

Ron Gillies had his camera ready when a whale appeared Dec. 7

To get to the other side

Access Smithers, Seniors’ Advocate, and Smithers mayor say crosswalk lights to short.

  • Dec 11, 2018

Nature’s answer to pheasant call came to me

Brenda’s 32-year-old pheasant’s fate was answered, and more pleasant bird news.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Northwest guides celebrated

The belt buckles were handed out at the Northwest Guide Outfitters Association’s AGM in Smithers.

BVCS special education students enrich the community

Time that all students aren’t a full part of the community is gone.

Plenty of ways to spread some seasonal joy

‘Tis the season for a special visit by a jolly guy in a big red suit.

  • Dec 7, 2018

Why we write for rights

Smithers has been hosting AI Write for Rights events since 2009. The next one is Dec. 10.

  • Dec 7, 2018

Students at Cariboo school remember missing, murdered women with interactive shoe memorial

Display honoured those killed at École Polytechnique as well as Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women