Our Town

St. Patrick’s Day gives Smithers a tinge of green

Smithers residents are among Canadians across the nation celebrating St. Patrick's Day today.

Second chance for tiny cubs

Orphaned cubs are being nursed at the Bulkley Valley's Northern Lights Wildlife Society after being rescued.

Former BC Lion calls for courage to speak out against violence

J.R. LaRose will urge the public not to stay silent about violence against women at public events in Moricetown and Gitsegukla this week.

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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

Muheim makes smiles

Muheim Elementary students are raising money to help kids with cleft lips and palates.

First Nations dance group sharing culture with a beat

The Ewk Hiyah Hozdli Dance Group in Smithers is performing traditional Wet'suwet'en songs and dances to keep their culture strong.

Smithers museum digitizes the past for a tech-savvy future

A new digital archive will make it possible to search the Bulkley Valley Museum collection online.

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.

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.