Municipal Election

Gladys Atrill, left, takes the mayor’s oath of office during a special meeting of town council at the municipal office on Aldous St. Nov.3 with Judge Wendy Bernt presiding and councillors Lorne Benson and Casda Thomas looking on. (Deb Meissner photo)

Atrill sworn in as Smithers mayor

Mika Meyer also takes oath of office to become sixth Smithers councillor

Joe Bramsleven and partner Tammy Wilson (centre) await election results with campaign manager Scott Groves, right, and his wife Lori Ann Groves at Boston Pizza Oct. 15. (Deb Meissner photo)

Atrill defeats Bramsleven for mayor in landslide

Mika Meyer replaces Atrill as the sixth councillor

A sign of an upcoming election. Campaign signs line the highway near Queen Street in Smithers.  (Marisca Bakker photo)

Councillor candidates discuss the environment

Views on climate change and electric vehicles vary between the four

Smithers mayoral candidates Joe Bramsleven and Gladys Atrill. (Interior News graphic)

Council’s climate emergency declaration divides mayoral candidates

Atrill believes it was the right thing to do; Bramsleven thinks it was unnecessary

Smithers mayoral candidates Joe Bramsleven and Gladys Atrill. (Interior News graphic)
Underground and surface infrastructure top priorities for mayoral candidates

Underground and surface infrastructure top priorities for mayoral candidates

Airport also critical to Town’s success: Bramsleven, Atrill

Underground and surface infrastructure top priorities for mayoral candidates
Campaign signs line the infamous ‘sidewalk to nowhere’ in Smithers. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Smithers Councillor Candidates on keeping the town moving

Four people running for council discuss infrastructure concerns in the Town of Smithers

Campaign signs line the infamous ‘sidewalk to nowhere’ in Smithers. (Marisca Bakker photo)
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Mayoral candidate Joe Bramsleven introduces himself during the debate while his competitor, Gladys Atrill looks on. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Byelection debate strikes civil tone

Smithers mayoral and councillor candidates cordially duked it out on Thursday night

Mayoral candidate Joe Bramsleven introduces himself during the debate while his competitor, Gladys Atrill looks on. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Smithers mayoral candidates Joe Bramsleven and Gladys Atrill. (Interior News graphic)

Smithers mayoral candidates weigh in on affordable housing

Gladys Atrill and Joe Bramsleven agree on problem, differ on solution

Smithers mayoral candidates Joe Bramsleven and Gladys Atrill. (Interior News graphic)
Candidates for Smithers council (from left) Sam Raven, Randy Bell, Mika Meyer, Colin Bateman. (Interior News graphic)

Council candidates agree Smithers has a housing problem; differ on solutions

Four people vying for the lone council seat weigh in on affordable housing

Candidates for Smithers council (from left) Sam Raven, Randy Bell, Mika Meyer, Colin Bateman. (Interior News graphic)
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Joe Bramsleven

SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Joe Bramsleven

Smithers mayoral candidate makes his opening pitch for your vote

  • Sep 25, 2020
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Joe Bramsleven
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Gladys Atrill

SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Gladys Atrill

Mayoral hopeful makes her initial bid for your vote

  • Sep 25, 2020
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Gladys Atrill
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Sam Raven

SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Sam Raven

Council hopeful makes her initial bid for your vote

  • Sep 25, 2020
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Sam Raven
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Colin Bateman

SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Colin Bateman

Council hopeful makes his opening pitch for your vote

  • Sep 25, 2020
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Colin Bateman
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Mika Meyer

SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Mika Meyer

Smithers council hopeful makes her initial bid for your vote

  • Sep 25, 2020
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Mika Meyer
Randy Bell

SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Randy Bell

Council hopeful makes his initial bid for your vote

  • Sep 24, 2020
Randy Bell
Four candidates will try for vacant Smithers council seat

Four candidates will try for vacant Smithers council seat

Colin Bateman, Sam Raven, Randy Bell and Mika Meyer all submitted nomination papers last week

Four candidates will try for vacant Smithers council seat
Mika Meyer. (Contributed photo)

Fourth candidate enters council race

Mika Meyer joins Colin Bateman, Randy Bell and Sam Raven for Smithers councillor

Mika Meyer. (Contributed photo)
Randy Bell, left, and Sam Raven have submitted nomination papers to run in the upcoming Smithers byelection (Interior News graphic)

Council race expands with entry of Bell, Raven

Businessman Randy Bell and union activist Sam Raven join Colin Bateman to contest vacated seat

Randy Bell, left, and Sam Raven have submitted nomination papers to run in the upcoming Smithers byelection (Interior News graphic)
Colin Bateman. (Facebook photo)

Colin Bateman announces intention to run for Smithers council

Aspen Inn manager believes council diversity required to rebound from COVID

Colin Bateman. (Facebook photo)
Joe Bramsleven. (Facebook photo)

Smithers businessman will challenge for mayor’s chain

Joe Bramsleven announces his intent to run for mayor of Smithers in the upcoming byelection

Joe Bramsleven. (Facebook photo)