Local News

Rio Tinto responds to U.S. aluminum import tariffs

The tariffs were imposed by President Donald Trump Aug. 6

Coastal GasLink breaks ground on meter station in Kitimat

Meter station marks final point on pipeline that stretches from Northeast B.C.

Mayoral nominations open Sept. 1

Deputy Mayor Gladys Atrill confirms she will be running for the top job

Friendship Centre optimistic MMIWG mural will be painted this year

Following trauma-informed healing workshops, project is now in the design phase

Brucejack mine fatality identified

Patrick Critch was from Newfoundland

Air Canada won’t refund cash for fares

Airlines says they will offer credits and bonus points for non-refundable tickets

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Slow fire season so far

However, things can change quickly and people still need to be careful when burning

Geotour goes high tech

Visiting geologists use the latest photography techniques to document local geological features

Smithers Skate Park expansion gains momentum

Project ready for Phase 2: Detailed design and construction documentation

Art meets recreation

New mural going up on Bulkley Valley Pool and Recreation Centre

SD54 looks at back to school plan for 20/21

B.C. government hopes to get students back to in-person classes

Pretivm Resources reports fatality at Brucejack mine

The isolated incident occurred last Friday, and the employee passed away on Sunday in hospital

Smithers man leaves $1 million to children’s hospital

Jim Bolster wanted to help out children with health problems like his own

New ownership resurrects BV Taxi

The new owners expect to be taking fares by mid-August

Chamber hires temp manager for mat leave

Jill Barrowman, former manager of Kitimat Chamber, takes over from Sheena Miller in September

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.

Summer tutoring program moves to online platform amid pandemic

Step Up helps students keep up their reading skills over the summer months

Smithers-Telkwa bicycle path picks up momentum

A number of major steps forward, has Cycle 16 Trail Society feeling optimistic about project