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Theresa Mohr. (Contributed photo)

Local artist releases new single

Theresa Mohr’s Close the Distance available on Friday

Mountain of Change book cover. (Contributed photo)

A book on the history of Hudson Bay Mountain to be released before Christmas

A Mountain of Change 1960-2020 has been in the making for over two years

Lower Mainland filmmaker hopes to turn movie released last year about the Hazelton’s legendary Simon Gunanoot into a series. (Screen capture)

The legend of Simon Gunanoot to be turned into a series

Producer hoping to film in the Hazelton region

Mz. Polly Tooshin, who has also be known as former Telkwa Mayor Darcy Repen, was awarded the prize of Mz. Industrious as top fundraiser in 2018. (File photo)

Mz. Judged latest victim to fall to COVID

Ladies’ high heels in larger sizes at local second hand stores are safe for now

Mz. Polly Tooshin, who has also be known as former Telkwa Mayor Darcy Repen, was awarded the prize of Mz. Industrious as top fundraiser in 2018. (File photo)
Alex Cuba took the stage this summer at a scaled back Canada Celebration. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Alex Cuba, up for two Latin Grammy awards, will perform on show November 19

Alex Cuba, up for two Latin Grammy awards, will play on show November 19

Alex Cuba took the stage this summer at a scaled back Canada Celebration. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Vernon’s Francois Arseneault first started collecting old reels of film in the mid-’80s and its grown to nearly 2,000 from around the world. (Caitlin Clow - Black Press Media)

Vernon videographer an ‘accidental historian’

Film collector Francois Arseneault has more than 2,000 reels and took it upon himself to preserve the history

Vernon’s Francois Arseneault first started collecting old reels of film in the mid-’80s and its grown to nearly 2,000 from around the world. (Caitlin Clow - Black Press Media)
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Berlin zoo pandas celebrate their first birthday
Miss Canada 2020
Amateur Photographer of the Year 2020
British Columbia's provincial health officer offers some words of encouragement to the grads of 2020
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New multicultural society organizes virtual concert

Organizers want to promote unity through diversity by showcasing ethnic cultures

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Alex Cuba is one of Canada’s most celebrated Latin artists. His blend of powerful guitar riffs, pop-soul sound and sugar-sweet voice have made him a mainstay in world music. For more about Cuba and his music, visit sublime.alexcuba.com. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

Alex Cuba continues winning Awards and Nominations

Alex Cuba Nominated for two Latin Grammy Awards

Alex Cuba is one of Canada’s most celebrated Latin artists. His blend of powerful guitar riffs, pop-soul sound and sugar-sweet voice have made him a mainstay in world music. For more about Cuba and his music, visit sublime.alexcuba.com. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
Kids wait to hear the winner of a dance competition held at the 2019 Treat City, which took place at Bovill Square in Smithers on Oct. 31. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Annual Halloween event going on tour

Treat City won’t be happening at Bovill Square this year

Kids wait to hear the winner of a dance competition held at the 2019 Treat City, which took place at Bovill Square in Smithers on Oct. 31. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Lauri Deveau and Myle’ne Labonte’ at Juniper Gym as part of the 2020 Terry Fox Run. (Deb Meisnner photo)

Terry Fox Run 2020

The year 2020 will be known for many things. For the Annual…

  • Sep 24, 2020
Lauri Deveau and Myle’ne Labonte’ at Juniper Gym as part of the 2020 Terry Fox Run. (Deb Meisnner photo)
Smithers Gallery Member Show & Community Exhibition

Smithers Gallery Member Show & Community Exhibition

New exhibit highlights over 35 artists in the Bulkley Valley and beyond and

  • Sep 24, 2020
Smithers Gallery Member Show & Community Exhibition
Book on the history of Hudson Bay Mountain coming

Book on the history of Hudson Bay Mountain coming

Group of four women with connections to the ski hill gathered history, stories and photos

Book on the history of Hudson Bay Mountain coming
The Telkwa BBQ will be a very scaled down event this year without the demolition derby and softball tournament, but the Kinsmen will still be serving the traditional beef on a bun. (File photo)

BV Kinsmen’s plan to host annual BBQ comes together

Kinsmen to serve traditional beef on a bun and keep status of longest-running event in B.C.

The Telkwa BBQ will be a very scaled down event this year without the demolition derby and softball tournament, but the Kinsmen will still be serving the traditional beef on a bun. (File photo)
“Sustainable,” by Leigh Haworth (Terrace) is part of the Salmon Festival exhibition on through the end of August at the Smithers Art Gallery. (Thom Barker photo)

Unique version of Salmon Festival now on at art gallery

More than 200 hundred salmon-themed hearts on display in Smithers, Hazelton and Terrace

  • Aug 19, 2020
“Sustainable,” by Leigh Haworth (Terrace) is part of the Salmon Festival exhibition on through the end of August at the Smithers Art Gallery. (Thom Barker photo)
Telkwa Museum Society open for business

Telkwa Museum Society open for business

Members and volunteers keep busy with numerous projects

Telkwa Museum Society open for business
The main event at the Telkwa BBQ, the derby, will not happen as scheduled this year due to COVID-19 precautions however organizers are still looking at ways to serve the traditional beef on a bun. (File photo)

Kinsmen plan to host scaled-down version of Telkwa BBQ

Club hoping to serve traditional Beef on a Bun and keep status of longest running event in B.C.

The main event at the Telkwa BBQ, the derby, will not happen as scheduled this year due to COVID-19 precautions however organizers are still looking at ways to serve the traditional beef on a bun. (File photo)
The Third Annual Bulkley Valley Artisan Studio Tour features 12 area artisans. (Facebook graphic)

Third Annual Artisan Tour to go ahead Aug. 1

Self-guided tour features 12 Bulkley Valley artisans

  • Jul 22, 2020
The Third Annual Bulkley Valley Artisan Studio Tour features 12 area artisans. (Facebook graphic)
Residents of Creston gather in a grocery store parking lot July 6 for a drive-in movie shown on the side of the STEAM truck. (Facebook photo)

STEAM Truck brings Repair Cafe, drive-in movie to Smithers

Tour provides hands-on activities for children and youth within its mobile makerspace

Residents of Creston gather in a grocery store parking lot July 6 for a drive-in movie shown on the side of the STEAM truck. (Facebook photo)
The annual humpy run has been cancelled this year. (Contributed photo)

Fundraiser for Kitwanga Ambulance station moves online

Annual Humpy Run cancelled but online fundraiser being held instead

The annual humpy run has been cancelled this year. (Contributed photo)
Photos from last year’s annual fall fair parade that kicks off the Bulkley Valley Exhibition. Due to COVID-19 the fair and parade has been cancelled but Jessy Taggart is trying to start a reverse parade. (Trevor Hewitt photos)

Smithers resident hoping to drum up support for a reverse parade

Taggart wants to do something in place of the fall fair parade, which was cancelled due to COVID-19

Photos from last year’s annual fall fair parade that kicks off the Bulkley Valley Exhibition. Due to COVID-19 the fair and parade has been cancelled but Jessy Taggart is trying to start a reverse parade. (Trevor Hewitt photos)