Our Town

World Juniors hopeful looks to crowdfunding

Local skier Jason Oliemans hopes to raise $7,000 through crowdfunding and raffling off a season pass to cover a shortfall in funds.

Performance Company Showcase

Jan. 23 performance at the Della Herman Theatre in Smithers.

Overseas class trip gives Bulkley Valley students new Chinese wisdom

High school students from Smithers and Houston say they have returned from a class trip to China with a new appreciation for hard work and education.

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Town of Smithers collecting Christmas trees

The Town of Smithers Works and Operations Department will be collecting residents' Christmas trees this week.

  • Jan 5, 2016

Smithers man sees hope, disappointment at crowded refugee camps in Lesbos

Benjamin Alles spent an eye-opening two weeks helping Middle Eastern refugees arriving in Greece

BV Pool and Recreation Centre celebrates 25 years

The Bulkley Valley Regional Pool and Recreation Centre is inviting the public to celebrate 25 years of operation on Wednesday, Dec. 23.

Carolling in a flash

Flash-mob carollers converged at Main St. and Second Ave. Friday. More carolling can be seen at Dec. 18's Great Big Christmas Sing-Along.

Getting in the Christmas spirit

A list of some of the Christmas happenings around town this holiday season.

Changing of the guide dogs for Smithers man Weitzel

Recent guide dog school graduate Radar joins Smithers man Seighard Weitzel, taking over from retiree Mulligan.

Site preparations underway at LNG Canada site

LNG Canada is still awaiting a final investment decision from the project's partners but site preparations are underway in Kitimat.

Online bidding new in 2015 Rotary Auction

The Rotary Auction introduced online live bidding and pre-bidding on all items this year in order to reach out to a wider audience.

Remembrance Day in the Bulkley Valley

A selection of photos from Remembrance Day ceremonies in the Bulkley Valley. See more in the Nov. 18 edition of The Interior News.

  • Nov 12, 2015

Recording stories from the past so the next generation never forgets

Douglas Bateson served in the Second World War as a gunner and motor transporter whose passengers included Winston Churchill.

Gitxsan soldier’s story of love, war and the value of remembrance

Kitwanga man Alex Morgan tells the story of his father, Raymond, a soldier of Gitxsan descent who fought in the Second World War.

Hazelton, Telkwa residents believe cohousing projects pave the way to a good life

Groups of northern B.C. residents are buying into cohousing projects, where people live in individual houses on a shared piece of land.

End of an era for McCreary

Former Hudson Bay Lodge owner/operator Al McCreary stepped down from the executive committee of the BC Hotels Association after 17 years.

Smithers digs deep to help bring Syrian refugee family to the Bulkley Valley

A fundraising dinner last month raised more than $14,000 to help bring a family of Syrian refugees to Smithers.

Students want LGBTQ acceptance

As the decision to paint a rainbow crosswalk sparks debate in Smithers, high school students work to promote acceptance in their community.

700 Telkwa tulips tell story of heroism and friendship

Telkwa Elementary School students planted bulbs Thursday alongside war veterans and survivor Leny Boonstra,

Telkwa will plant tulips to celebrate 1945 Dutch gift

Telkwa's Dutch-Canadian Friendship Tulip Garden planting ceremony is 1p.m. Thursday at the corner of Hankin Ave and Hwy 16.