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B.C. man wins job he was denied after saying he had depression

Transport Canada has been order to give Chris Hughes a high-level job and nearly $500,000

Regional district plans for future of waste

The current solid waste management plan was created in 1996.

Brucejack wins twice at first mine rescue competition

With some help from Smithers Fire Department, Pretivm’s Brucejack Mine wins in Kimberley.

Fuel shortage from New Hazelton to Telkwa

Short supplies in B.C. have all stations but one in Smithers and one in Gitanmaax out of gas.

Gun, drugs and cash seized in arrest of alleged B.C. fentanyl dealer

Vancouver Island man Brent Connors is facing nine charges in relation to investigation

Smithers RCMP commander Rob Mitchell gets promotion

As of June 15 Mitchell is the District Advisory NCO (DANCO) for the Kitimat/Stikine region.

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Former pastor admits to sexual abuse before moving to Smithers

Henry Clarke admits abusing North Ireland children in the 1960s. He was in Smithers from 2001-06.

Rescued Oregon family simply unprepared for adventure, RCMP say

Agencies now helping the group of four get to their destination in Alaska

Bear captured after breaking into home

Black bear makes his way into home and conservation officers don’t know why

Youths charged after attack on stroke survivor

There could be more charges coming against additional youth says New Hazelton RCMP.

Smithers mayor runs again

Bachrach said he looks forward to getting back on the campaign trail this October.

Hagwilget-born advocate receives honorary degree

Gene Anne Joseph was the first librarian of First Nations heritage in B.C.

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Bandstra elected BC Trucking’s vice chair

Phil Bandstra of Smithers company Bandstra Transportation Systems Ltd. vice chair of BC Trucking.

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect

Environment Canada issues severe weather alert for Smithers, B.C.

Port of Prince Rupert names Shaun Stevenson as new CEO

Stevenson has worked for the port for 21 years as vice president of trade development

SD54 consults on public space for new Walnut school

At the meeting SD54 showed examples of how other schools used their shared space.

Smithers hotel hazmat incident sends nine to hospital

Most of the people affected by a mistake with pool chemical were children.

North coast represented on B.C.’s new Wild Salmon Advisory Council

Joy Thorkelson, James Lawson and Tasha Sutcliffe will help create strategies to protect B.C. salmon

Free fishing allowed for Family Fishing Weekend

Most fishing is being offered for free this weekend in recognition of a celebrated family tradition

Special heat wave statement from Environment Canada

Check your sunscreen and ice cream reserves, it is going to get hot and sunny in the Bulkley Valley.