Our Town

BV Pool Legendary Waterfight in photos

It was kids vs Smithers firefighters at the Bulkley Valley Regional Pool & Recreation Centre's Legendary Waterfight in these photos.

Photos of Hudson Bay Mtn ‘street piano’

A collection of photos from the landing of the Smithers street piano on Crater Lake Trail on Hudson Bay Mountain.

Moricetown Fire and Fisheries team up in river rescue

Provincial champ Moricetown Fire Services and Moricetown Fisheries picked up stranded Bulkley River boaters who flipped their canoe.

  • Jul 7, 2016
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Witset Indigenous Bloom cannabis shop grand opening
Smithers rainbow flag raising
Smithers Black an Indigenous Lives Matter Rally
Man catches bald eagle from water in Kootenay lake

Reporter Xuyun Zeng’s beautiful goodbye

Interior News reporter Xuyun Zeng is bringing his talent to Hope as their new editor. Before he left, he created a beautiful farewell video.

Video: Canyon Creek private school tour

Luby Prytulak's tour of the building he wants to convert to a private school. Smithers council denied the property a temporary use permit.

  • Jun 25, 2016

Best way to call a moose

Smithers' National Aboriginal Day celebrations included a moose calling contest.

Remembering Ramona with music and light

Today's memorial for Ramona Wilson will be a little different.

Northern Lights Wildlife shelter needs help with record bear cub count

Smithers animal shelter Northern Lights needs financial help after receiving a record number of bear cubs.

  • Jun 3, 2016

Who Stole the Queen’s Bees in pictures

The Grendel Players' performance was met with a standing ovation.

Bulkley Valley students show national science fair flair

Smithers and Hazelton students showed a flair for science at the 55th Canada-Wide Science Festival, winning $8,000 in scholarships.

  • May 29, 2016

Smithers Transit celebrates 25 years

A free-fare day, cookies and a bus roadeo to celebrate the bus service's 25 years.

Smithers’ sea cadets’ annual ceremonial review in pictures

The event also marked the 50th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Sea Cadets Corps 204 Babine.

Smithers ‘Pay It Forward Day’ encourages random acts of kindness

Bulkley Valley residents challenged to do 3,000 good deeds today.

Daffodil Dash in pictures

The April 24 event raised over $25,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society.

Rainbow discussion reaches local schools

Since the rainbow crosswalk controversy began, Smithers Secondary's Gender Sexuality Alliance bulletin board has been defaced several times.

It’s our heritage – Russions were here ‘fur’ sure

But were the Spanish the first of the probing Europeans

  • Apr 20, 2016

Wrinch hospital transfer marks end of an era for United Church

Past and present Wrinch Memorial Hospital staff shared fond memories at an event held when it changed hands in March.

Farmer seeks brighter future for women

Lindsay Heer’s essay on women in the dairy industry was BC’s winning entry, sending her to the Advancing Women Conference in Calgary.

Elizabeth Norton leaves final gift to Smithers community

Well-known in Smithers for her generosity, Elizabeth Norton left a parting gift for the homeless.

Smithers icon ‘Alpine Al’ needs retreat from the elements

The famous Main Street alpenhorn statue will be taken down for repairs this fall.