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Smithers invests new $5 million legacy fund into one-year guaranteed investment certificate

The investment is being made at a 2.55 per cent interest rate with Cash Management Group

Skeena-Bulkley Valley Conservative candidate under fire for human skull gift

Party says they stand behind Claire Rattée 100 per cent

Burns Lake man sentenced to three years on assault, sexual assault charges

Justin Smith will serve one year nine months in addition to time-served

WATCH: Woodchuck saved on Main St. in Smithers
Northern Lights bear cub orphans
WATCH: Emergency personnel on scene after a woman was hit by vehicle at Hwy 16 and Main
Trudeau on Trans Mountain and climate action

PHOTOS: Canada Day Celebrations at Bovill Square

The day included pickup hockey, live music and even a foam party in celebration of Canada’s 152nd.

PHOTOS: Ninth annual Northern Lights Wildlife Society open house

Volunteers with NLWS said that just over 2800 people attended the event.

Chad Day reelected president of Tahltan Central Government

Tahltan mining interests advanced during Day’s first two terms

Your guide to Midsummer Music Festival

The annual musical gathering takes place this weekend at the Fall Fair grounds

  • Jul 2, 2019

Lightning ignites seven wildfires in the Northwest Fire Centre

Crews are fighting flames near Smithers and Rosswood

Brant Holenstein remembered with half marathon

The Smithers man was killed in a farm accident May 8, 2013

RCMP trying to identify found human remains

Prince George police reviewing missing persons files from around the region

DFO announces openings for fresh water chinook

Opportunities are few between widespread closures throughout Skeena watershed

Telkwa Coun. Matthew Monkman steps down

Village administration recommends late November, early December by-election

Council backs return of Smithers Steelheads

Town grants the club the arena concession, approves a beer garden and will pay for centre ice logo

100 years since the surrender of Simon Gunanoot

The famed Gitsxan hunter was a fugitive for 13 years

  • Jun 24, 2019

Smithers celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

The day included dancing, singing, a moose call contest and a soapberry ice cream tutorial.

UNBC researcher leads study on cannabis-impaired driving

Dr. Russ Callaghan hypothesizes increased motor vehicle collision injuries among young people

BV Flying Club takes flight

A new club for aspiring pilots in the Bulkley Valley is taking flight.

Scheduled roadwork for June 20 – July 17

Some lane closures expected as Town proceeds with maintenance

  • Jun 21, 2019

Bestselling Indigenous author enlightens Smithers audience on the Indian Act

Bob Joseph is the author of 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act

Bulkley Valley doctor receives lifetime achievement award

After finishing her degree, Dr. Daphne Hart came on holidays to B.C.…