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Telkwa mayor wants Province to tackle spruce beetle outbreak

Mayor Brad Layton says he is reminded of the early days of the mountian pine beetle

Telkwa hires community housing planner

Council looking to see how big the housing problem is in the Village and what can be done about it

Council approves Tim Hortons exterior renovation

Entrances will feature peaked roofs with decorative braces fitting Town’s “Alpine Theme”

Smithers air search group to get military spotter training

A Buffalo search and rescue aircraft from CFB Comox will be in town Sept. 21

CHP candidate kicks off campaign with BBQ

Rod Taylor vows to fight abortion and assisted suicide laws at Tyhee Lake campaign kickoff event

Bears causing an uproar in Telkwa

Higher than usual number of bear sightings in Telkwa neighbourhoods has residents on edge

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Welcome Dance to open Hazelton arena
WATCH: Taylor Bachrach speaks at the opening of his Smithers campaign office
WATCH: PPC Candidate's car crashed into house in Kitimat on August 31
Nathan Cullen BBQ Smithers

Telkwa begins by-election process

A council seat became vacant earlier this summer when Matthew Monkman stepped down

Upper Skeena Recreation Centre evacuated after ammonia leak detected

The leak was related to refrigerators responsible for ice maintenance of the skating rink

WATCH: Jessica Patrick’s cousin Jacquie Bowes speaks at the Jessica Patrick Memorial March

The march commemorated the one-year anniversary of the 18-year-old’s unsolved death

‘This is where the movement is going to start’: Jessica Patrick remembered at memorial march

The march commemorates the one-year anniversary of the 18-year-old’s unsolved death

Upper Skeena Rec Centre officially opens

Community room named in honour of Peter and Lynn Newbery

Jury makes five recommendations following coroner’s inquest into Smithers man’s 2015 death

The jury classified the death accidental with “external pressure to the head [and] neck” as the cause

Celebrity Golf Tournament turns over $125K to charity

The BV Health Foundation and Smithers Community Cancer Care Team thrilled with result

Master planning process for new hospital expected to be completed by October

Cormac Hikisch told The Interior News these projects typically take seven to 12 years to complete.

PHOTOS: Canada, U.S. first responders remember 9/11 victims at Peace Arch Park

American and Canadian first responders shared grief at annual event

‘I can feel an energy’: Old Hazelton mural brings more than just art to downtown

“The Return” is a collaboration by Leah Pipe, Roy Vickers, Michelle Stoney and Facundo Gastiazoro.

Feds double Gas Tax funding

Smithers will receive just over $575,000 for 2019-2020

Final phase of Chandler Park improvement project underway

The under-construction Field 3 is expected to be playable for the 2020 soccer season

Regenerative Agriculture project planned for spring 2020

If successful, the project should seqester carbon into root matter and build topsoil

Grendel Group holds annual apple-pressing event

Apple Gladness started in 2015 as a way to find a use for extra apples in the community