BC’s worst-kept secrets

Writer says privacy of referendum ballots is lacking.

  • Nov 21, 2018

Fallen ones

Writer connects Remembrance Day with abortion.

  • Nov 14, 2018

Pie in verse

Poet on Bulkley Valley Credit Union’s pie day.

  • Nov 9, 2018
WATCH: Sparks fly at the Oct. 18 First-Nations led pro-LNG community celebration at Bovill Square in Smithers
Smithers Climate Strike - Sept. 20, 2019
Alex Cuba Sublime CD Release Listening party
WATCH: Jessica Patrick's cousin Jacquie Bowes speaks at the first ever Jessica Patrick Memorial March, held Sept. 15, 2019

Community rises above negativity

Writer gets treasured “three-wheel pickup” back with help from the community they adore.

  • Nov 9, 2018

A sustainable planet matters

Writer says LNG Canada project is bad news for climate change.

  • Nov 9, 2018

Does every child matter?

Writer says while we may grieve injustices of the past, protection is needed today for unborn.

  • Nov 9, 2018

RDBN residents are feeling abandoned

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako chair says more help needed for wildfire victims.

  • Nov 1, 2018

Neither transparent, fair nor proportional

Writer says proportional representation means more cost and party alliances nobody voted for.

  • Nov 1, 2018

Smithers needs to move on marijuana

Writer questions how far the Town is on making rules and education on legal marijuana.

Fish vulnerable in record low flow

Writer wonders why catch and release not curtailed at critical level.

  • Oct 19, 2018

Telkwa fame and power

Writer wonders about a candidate’s claim he’s not in it for the fame and power.

  • Oct 19, 2018

Dual member proportional has full accountability

Writer says of the referendum options, DMP is best. He also reminds those opposed to vote too.

  • Oct 19, 2018

Love during difficult time

Carly Munro’s family gives thanks for all the kindness they’ve received.

  • Oct 12, 2018

Good choir news

Writer on the Christmas choir correction from View from the Porch column, and excited for 2019 choir

  • Oct 5, 2018

Mayor responds on paying for paving

Smithers Mayor Taylor Bachrach says the Town invests more in paving than ever before.

  • Oct 5, 2018

Arena too cold for old bones

Visitor to Smithers suggests turning on the heaters for fans in the rink.

  • Oct 5, 2018

Mammogram info could save lives

Writer on the importance of making breast density information mandatory.

  • Sep 28, 2018

A couple of responses on refugees and Bovill cannabis

Writer responds to editor’s note and a letter on cannabis use at Bovill Square.

  • Sep 28, 2018

Paving budget and choices by Smithers council

Writer wonders how council chooses which roads get attention.

  • Sep 28, 2018

Hats off to LNG challenger

Writer thanks Smithers man who wants a federal review of Coastal GasLink pipeline.

  • Sep 28, 2018