A special shout out to local media

Bulkley Valley Rod & Gun Club president thanks and encourages support for local newspaper and radio.

Editor:

I want to echo the letter to the editor that Tom Grasmeyer sent to your paper last week. I do want to add a special “shout out” though to local media.

In the case of the Smithers Interior News, you would have seen advertisements for the B.V. Rod and Gun Club Sportsman’s Sale and Gun Show for Saturday, June 9. A full page color ad last week and a half page ad the week before. For a non-profit volunteer run operation this would have been cost prohibitive for our club to manage. However, Grant Harris and the Smithers Interior News stepped up, helped design and print the posters that you see around town and “donated” the full colour ads that you have seen in the paper!

Haven’t seen the paper? Well, you are missing out on great local news, sports and community events. Can’t afford the paper? The first two people who get in touch with me will be treated to a full year subscription (my cost) as my way of thanking Grant and the team.

Not to be left out is Moose FM. I am always welcome at the station and Alissa and the on air announcers always spread the word on our events. I can’t buy a subscription for you but I can certainly encourage you to listen to 870 on the AM dial and 106.5 on the FM dial ( Smithers Area).

So, read The Interior News and listen to The Moose. We all benefit from their unending support!

Brian Atherton

President

Bulkley Valley Rod and Gun Club

Smithers

Just Posted

Moms of those killed by illicit opioids take to B.C. Legislature in call for action

Moms Stop the Harm, a nationwide network of families who have lost loved ones to overdoses rally

Vet to North pets

Smithers vet hopes community support will help her bring vet service to rural North B.C.

Brucejack wins twice at first mine rescue competition

With some help from Smithers Fire Department, Pretivm’s Brucejack Mine wins in Kimberley.

Otters awarded for swimming success

Members of the swim club got together one more time for its annual awards presentation.

Fuel shortage from New Hazelton to Telkwa

Short supplies in B.C. had all stations but one in Smithers and one in Gitanmaax out of gas Friday.

VIDEO: Canadian toddler caught practising hockey skills in crib

Eli Graveline is getting praise from far and wide as the internet freaks out of cute throwback video

Man shot dead in Surrey ID’d as hockey coach and father of two

Murder of Paul Bennett – a respected Peace Arch Hospital worker and ‘champion of sport’ – ‘not random’

Serial killer Robert Pickton transferred to Quebec: victim’s family

Pickton was convicted in December 2007 of six counts of second degree murder

Canadian Syrian children’s choir not to attend festival over fears about U.S. travel

Many kids are recent immigrants from countries covered by Trump travel ban

B.C. teacher ends Jeopardy! winning streak, taking home US$69,000

Ali Hasan, from New Westminster, has been gaining fans as a “one-man invasion,” says Alex Trebek

Jett Woo highlights 5 Canucks choices on Day 2 of NHL entry draft

WHL star out of Moose Jaw tabbed in Round 2

In a matter of hours, women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to drive

Change was announced as a royal decree in 2017 by Crown Prince Mohammen bin Salman

Feds announce measures to protect endangered whale species

Canada’s Whale Initiative is part of the federal government’s $1.5 billion Ocean Protection Plan

Most Read