Community

Smithers Rotary rescues sinking Kathlyn Creek Perimeter Trail bridge

The $10K project brought together Rotary volunteers and local businesses

October has a lot to offer

Yom Kippur, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Canadian Library Month, bazaars and a book sale

  • Oct 9, 2019

Playing it forward; a violin finds a new home

Brenda isn’t waiting to go before letting go of some of her stuff

  • Oct 9, 2019
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Fired Smithers CAO lands in Aschroft

Interior B.C. village is confident Anne Yanciw is the right person for the job

Telkwa Museum wraps up another season

This was the last year for the mining exhibit; next year’s theme is forestry

Hazelton artist honoured

Michelle Stoney is one of five Indigenous artists named for Fulmer Award

Improvements completed on Willovale Marsh trail

Lorraine’s weekly roundup of all things Bulkley Valley

  • Sep 25, 2019

Celebrating the joys of fall

Falling leaves, migrating birds, scent of high bush cranberry and red tea has Brenda in fine spirit

  • Sep 25, 2019

Discovering the underworld

The oceans were the them of a Smithers Library science extravaganza Saturday

Fundraiser for animal shelter on Saturday

Northwest Animal Shelter is holding a garage sale and looking for donations

September is Community Foundations Month in B.C.

Initiative aims to educate people about what community foundations do

The complications of cooking

Lorraine dishes on the changes in the culinary world

  • Sep 18, 2019

Annual library book sale coming up

Library is looking for donations of gently used books for their annual charity event

  • Sep 18, 2019

Terry Fox run raises $5.2K for cancer research

Annual Smithers fundraiser attracts 150 participants

Upper Skeena Rec Centre officially opens

Community room named in honour of Peter and Lynn Newbery

Celebrity Golf Tournament turns over $125K to charity

The BV Health Foundation and Smithers Community Cancer Care Team thrilled with result

B.C. conservation officers: Don’t leave food out ahead of bears’ foraging season

Officers will be conducting ‘attractant audits’ and ticketing violators of the B.C. Wildlife Act

COLUMN: Not our fault we got so darn old

Brenda muses about the disadvantages of sitting too much

  • Sep 11, 2019

Grendel Group holds annual apple-pressing event

Apple Gladness started in 2015 as a way to find a use for extra apples in the community