Community

Ratiocination on crows and Assman

Lorraine’s stopped feeding the crows and looks into license plate law.

  • Feb 13, 2019

Crows just aren’t the same

Lorraine has some ways to enjoy your time without a furry companion

  • Feb 8, 2019

Conjuring up a laugh or two

Brenda’s best way to be this old is sharing chuckles, including a melancholy moment for Bill Goodacre

  • Feb 7, 2019
video
WATCH: Smithers Secondary School honours Antoinette Austin, Bill Goodacre in annual portrait project
WATCH: Jessica Patrick's cousin Jacquie Bowes speaks at the first ever Jessica Patrick Memorial March, held Sept. 15, 2019
'No more papier mache dog:' Mac the Moose gets his bigger rack
Shelter Point Distillery

Blind B.C. artist uses fingers for creative vision

Shuswap art studio helps people with special needs express themselves

Building on our heritage

Bulkley Valley Museum hopes to see a heritage building registry

  • Feb 4, 2019

Wisdom and insight for a time of anger and negativity

Brenda quotes from some greats who give her a sense of calm.

  • Feb 3, 2019

Masquerade Gala, at your behest

Also in Lorraine’s column: bone-shaking music, library beach party and a lot to do in Hazelton.

  • Feb 1, 2019

Black Press Media reporter chosen for prestigious leadership academy

Erin Haluschak to attend the Poynter Institute Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

Stepping up exercise after unfortunate step down

Wanting to avoid more unplanned sit-downs, Brenda dusts off her workout book.

  • Jan 27, 2019

2019 120 Races

PHOTOS form annual event where little kids can race their sleds around Heritage Park in Smithers.

Celebrating literacy

Muheim Memorial Elementary students celebrate Family Literacy Week.

  • Jan 25, 2019

Bring your bassoon to the Smithers Community Band

Band looking for woodwind, brass and percussion players. Plus, bring Super Bowl appies to Legion.

  • Jan 25, 2019

Lax Kw’alaams prepare to lead All Native opening ceremonies

More than 100 dancers from across northwest B.C. ready for the diamond anniversary

Is your dog one of Canada’s top 10 most popular breeds?

Labs still top the list, French bulldogs move up

Smithers library goes fine-free

Library board abolishes charges on all items returned after their due date to bolster patronship.

  • Jan 20, 2019

Smithers Christmas bird count results

Over 5,000 birds observed in annual count, including a couple local rarities.

  • Jan 19, 2019

Get moving those stiff and buggered up parts

Can’t be all sweetness and light when we get old, but Brenda has ways to move those stiff joints.

  • Jan 18, 2019

Round Lake Hall and library events to keep on your Radar

Radar the dog coming to read with kids during family literacy week.

  • Jan 17, 2019

WATCH: Giving the special needs community a Night to Shine

Global event offers people with special needs a full prom experience in Chilliwack, Surrey

Angling to join Canada

A piece of U.S. that sticks out, plus baby time, book time and movie time.

  • Jan 13, 2019