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Over 40 participate in annual fry release into Buck Creek

Around 5,000 Buck Creek Canfor hatchery fry released in total throughout day

Smithers rainbow flag raising
Smithers Black an Indigenous Lives Matter Rally
No new COVID-19 cases related to BLM protests
Trump opens Fourth of July weekend with fireworks

School District 82 trustees give back pay increase

Each school will get around $100 for student centred initiatives

Town raises rainbow flags in lieu of repainting crosswalk

Council decides it could not afford the crosswalk this year

Former Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP calls for more RCMP oversight

Nathan Cullen says when groups of people lose trust in police, policing becomes impossible

Salvation Army reopens its doors

Food bank and thrift store are now open, but differently than before the pandemic

Missing woman found deceased

Leah Quash was reported last seen the evening of June 15

Early morning fire shuts down Smithers-Telkwa dump

Regional District of Bulkley Nechako expects to be able to reopen on Friday morning

NW salmon conservation projects picked for funding grant

Gitanyow Fisheries Authority and Skeena Fisheries Commission among seven recipients

Dze L Kant prepares Youtube celebration for Indigenous Peoples Day

The video will be available June 19 and include drumming, dancing, moose-calling and bannock-making

Telkwa Fire Department receives second call in the last two and half months

Fire Chief says crews are getting a lot of training in while things are slow

Telkwa passes annual financial audit

Trobak Water Tower Project almost complete and off the books

Telkwa denies non-profit property tax exemption

Village council vows to try and help out the Treehouse Housing Association in other ways

Brewery adapting to changing times

Smithers Brewing Co. now producing and distributing hand sanitizer

Van Driel named BC School Sports Coach of the Year

BV Christian School coach says highlight of career is still the 2017-2018 Outstanding School Award

VIDEO: More than 150 people gather for Indigenous and Black Lives Matter rally in downtown Smithers

Peaceful rally started at Bovill Square and protesters marched down Main Street

Ramona Wilson parade marks 26th anniversary of teen’s disappearance

Decorated convoy of vehicles replaces traditional march due to COVID-19 measures

Smithers leads the North in Support Local BC gift card sales

The gift card promotion was started to help businesses with cash flow through COVID-19