Our Town

From Kenya to Smithers on a mission from God

Meet Fr. Wilfred Alero, the new parish priest at St. James Anglican Church

A tale of two breweries: How Smithers got its brew back

How two different breweries stepped in to fill the void for one thirsty mountain town

Hazelton gets its wrestling club back

Three former Hazelton Spartans have joined together to bring wrestling back to the northern village

Welcome! yowtz! Bienvenue!

Kitimat visitors greeted by new sign

Peyton Woods wins provincial poster contest

The second grade student from Gitanmaax was one of six winners selected from across the province.

Smithers Secondary School class of 2018

PHOTOS: The class of 2018 went out in style at the Smithers Civic Centre Saturday.

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Shelter Point Distillery

VIDEO: A slice of WOW from inclusive Smithers employer

Chris Morsund, Chatters co-owner, was recognized for years of providing meaningful employment for adults with developmental disabilities.

  • Mar 30, 2017

‘Whatever I am doing, I am investing in the future’

Five years and the rest of his life to go in Smithers, Avi Rajan helps the town he loves.

Diminutive radio veterans celebrate 200 shows

Two young Smithers radio DJ's hosted their 200th show.

Smithers makes Buchanan feel like a superstar

Art Buchanan moved to Smithers when he was three years old in 1941, and he has devoted his life to this community ever since.

World hears how Smithers helps refugees

A Smithers woman is doing her part to help Syrian refugees find a new home all over the world.


William Norman Anthony Maier was born on Jan.1 at 7:15 a.m. at Bulkley Valley District Hospital.

New Year’s Day dip

The Brise family take their annual New Year's Day dip in Tyhee Lake.

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

How well do you know the news? Take our #BCNewsQuiz and see how you score

SLIDESHOW: Muheim Christmas concert

A slideshow of photos from Muheim school's holiday concert in Smithers.

  • Dec 24, 2016

SLIDESHOW: Telkwa Christmas concert

A slideshow of photos from the Telkwa Elementary holiday concert.

  • Dec 24, 2016

VIDEO: Choirs combine for Christmas concert

The Hazelton Community Choir came down to Smithers for a holiday concert, and the gesture was returned.

  • Dec 16, 2016

VIDEO: Making The Interior News

A video showing the process of making all Black Press northern papers, including The Interior News, in Williams Lake.

  • Dec 1, 2016

Smithers landscape over 32 years

Google has a new feature that lets you see your community change over 32 years from the sky.

  • Nov 30, 2016

Smithers business leaders learn about Wet’suwet’en history

The Smithers District Chamber of Commerce gave members a history lesson last Thursday afternoon.