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Smithers steps up its crosswalk game

The Town recently had timed crosswalk lights installed at a number of busy intersections

Bulkley Valley Christian School Federal Debate - Oct. 15, 2019 - Candidates' closing statements
WATCH: Sparks fly at the Oct. 18 First-Nations led pro-LNG community celebration at Bovill Square in Smithers
Most babies vulnerable to measles at 3 months: study
'Climate emergency' is Oxford's 2019 Word of the Year

Fire dept. wants you to plan your escape

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 6 - 12

Two local students get COFI’s Forestry Scholarships

Cam Nikkel and Ian Penninga are getting some help to pursue their careers in the forestry industry.

First responders responsive to yoga and horseback riding retreat

Mobile Response Team partners with Naomi Nyuli to create unique experience for first responders

Award-winning author stops by Smithers on northern tour

Ivan Coyote told The Interior News about their newest book Rebent Sinner, released on Oct. 1

New funding for local adult literacy programs

More than 700,000 British Columbians are estimated to have significant literacy challenges

Telkwa parks plan on hold with cancellation of rural dividend

Province diverted the $25M grant program to relief for forestry workers affected by mill closures

Smithers cannabis shop announces Oct. 17 opening

Rural Leaf will be located at 1126 Main Street

Smithers Public Library plans ‘Candi-Dating’ event for Oct. 16

The speed-date-style event gives participants three minutes with many of the riding’s federal candidates

UBCM endorses LED streetlight resolution proposed by Smithers

The resolution asks UBCM to urge the Province to have BC Hydro convert all streetlights to LEDs

Annual non-profit burger cookoff ready to grill up a storm

The event will pit members of HRSS and Work B.C. head-to-head in a burger-making challenge

Around 300 attend Smithers Climate Rally, voice support for addressing climate change

Federal candidates for Skeena-Bulkley Valley Taylor Bachrach and Mike Sawyer were in attendance

Mining supply chain injects $36M into Smithers economy

Mining Association releases 2018 data showing huge impact of mining in the province

Hazelton artist honoured

Michelle Stoney is one of five Indigenous artists named for Fulmer Award

Smithers’ Harley-Davidson, Arctic Cat dealership prepares to close doors

The business will operate as a functioning dealership for both brands until Jan. 1, 2020

Father remembers late son on 30th anniversary of Terrace plane crash

Rod Wheeler visits the site of the fatal Skylink plane crash every year on Sept. 26

Bear shot in Stewart was a danger to the public, RCMP say

Police communicated with conservation office prior to incident