Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget

B.C. consumers surveyed estimate they will spend $921 this season

Forced out for being gay, Mountie’s legacy ‘not the end of his story’

Journal project of Surrey RCMP Cpl. Elenore Sturko aims to commemorate her great uncle’s service

Hard to find TV that isn’t annoying

Brenda doesn’t like watching angry people being angry

  • Dec 4, 2019
Dr. Bonnie Henry given a Gitxsan name
New Zealand Prime Minister on TV during earthquake
Alberta opens up more businesses as COVID-19 cases decline
Canada needs Parliament fully functional in pandemic crisis, Scheer says

Christmas Hamper Program accepting applications

Donations are now being accepted at the depot located on the corner of Main St. and Hwy 16.

It’s Christmas hamper time

Applications and donations are being accepted at Smithers Community Services

  • Dec 4, 2019

Getting their child back from a ‘deep hole’

After Makena suffered 100 seizures, surgery became a ‘high point’ for these parents

  • Dec 2, 2019

Changing the outcome through philanthropy

Donor support plays a vital role when it comes to cancer breakthroughs

  • Dec 2, 2019

Ghosts of simpler Christmases past

Brenda reminisces about the spirit of the season in days gone by

  • Nov 27, 2019

Vancouver Island bakery cooks up Coast Salish inspired gingerbread house

Geoff Cram creates gingerbread displays every year, this time he wanted to do something Canadian

Salvation Army desperate for kettle campaign volunteers

Two-hour shifts available at four locations in Smithers

B.C. mayor urges premier to tweak road speeds in an ‘epidemic of road crash fatalities’

Haynes cites ICBC and provincial documents in letter to John Horgan

  • Nov 20, 2019

Art Gallery decks the halls with annual craft fair fundraiser

The 40th Annual Wintergold runs Nov. 22 - 23 at the Central Park Building

Technology for the benefit of bees

Lorraine on outdoor rec, beekeeping and sundry valley happenings

  • Nov 20, 2019

Popcorn… not just for snacking anymore

Brenda makes a meal out of those tasty popped kernels

  • Nov 20, 2019

Coast Mountain College’s indigenization efforts recognized at international symposium

Collaboration and community are key to Indigenous reconciliation in education, CMTN says

Animal shelter seeks foster homes

NWAS needs help particularly with mother cats and their kittens

Christmas co-op store pops up again

Out of Hand has unique, locally made gifts.