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Pretivm buys back offtake

Brucejack mine performance allows accelerated debt repayment

Community forest donates $300K to community groups

Wetzin’kwa Community Forest Corporation saw increased revenues in 2019

Smithers Brewing Company celebrates launch of four-beer Skeena Seasonal Series

Each of the unique offerings feature artwork by Roy Henry Vickers and locally-sourced ingredients

Coastal GasLink receives first delivery of pipe sections

Company expects to begin welding and pipe laying in 2020

Liquor licensee association reelects McCreary as president

Former Smithers hotel owner wants to see through initiatives started when he was still in business

  • Nov 20, 2019
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Langley RCMP probe assault at Willowbrook mall
A very rare natural phenomenon spotted in Kamloops

Red Chris reaches full capacity

Imperial Metals reports third quarter production of 19.5 million pounds copper and 8,419 ounces gold

Judge reserves sentencing until Dec. 9 in Giesbrecht trial

Crown asks for 12-15 years of parole ineligibility

Smithers readies to hire economic development officer

Economic development is council’s number one priority, CAO says

Molly Wickham endorses Skeena-Bulkley Valley Green candidate Mike Sawyer

In July, Wickham filed a lawsuit against CGL over the destruction of the Gidimt’en checkpoint camp

Chamber seeks business awards nominations

All residents of the Bulkley Valley can nominate their favourite businesses in 12 categories

Town awards sidewalk upgrades contract

The contract includes repairs to a stretch of Third Avenue between Columbia and Manitoba streets

Australian gold mining giant acquires Red Chris mine

Newcrest now owns 70 per cent of the mine south of Iskut and operatorship

Smithers pot shop delayed

Co-owner Alfred Schaefer said their schedule for opening has moved back to October at the earliest.

4-H kids take up beekeeping project

Members getting ready to show off their apicultural skills

Coastal GasLink adopts safety tech for pipeline project

All heavy equipment will be fitted with radar-camera systems to reduce injury and property damage

Telkwa Coal brings big opportunity to Northern B.C. and beyond

Mine expected to bring 160 well-paying long-term jobs to Bulkley Valley

  • May 28, 2019

Coastal GasLink introduces pipeline construction subcontractor

Italy’s Bonatti Group to build sections 6 and 7 of pipeline from Burns Lake to Hazelton

Trade show puts Smithers businesses on display

Expo not just about business, but a family affair, says outgoing chamber of commerce manager

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012