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Votes needed to help win money for outdoor arena

Skeena Ice Arena Association is asking people to vote online to help win funding to turn its condemned arena into an outdoor rink.

Hazelton students soar at Bold Eagle military program

Two Gitxsan teens spent their school holidays learning the ropes of military life through the Bold Eagle program in Wainwright, Alta.

3D printer new addition to Smithers library

A 3D printer is among a series of new technological resources now available at the Smithers Public Library.

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Campaign to bring Syrian family to Smithers

A group of Smithers residents is fundraising to help a family of refugees escape war-torn Syria by bringing them to the Bulkley Valley.

Thanksgiving food drive Saturday

The annual drive for the Smithers Salvation Army Food Bank is this Saturday.

Smithers shows pride with rainbow crosswalk

Smithers will wear new stripes after council voted to paint a rainbow crosswalk on Main St last week.

Smithers Lumberyard’s century of service

Smithers Lumberyard is celebrating half a century with the Hofsink family this weekend.

Smithers restaurant boom could bust

Smithers is experiencing a boom in the restaurant scene but can it survive the winter?

Celebrity Golf chips in $120,000 for maternity ward

$120,000 raised by the Celebrity Golf Tournament & Hockey Game was delivered Thursday to rebuild the Smithers maternity ward.

Riding for Hope Air

Nurses Mikaela Pond and Jennifer Miller are riding their bicycles from Prince Rupert to Prince George to raise funds for Hope Air.

BVX Fall Fair parade

A collection of photos from the Fall Fair parade Wednesday.

Demolition of condemned Hazelton arena roof creates outdoor rink to keep skaters on the ice

Demolition makes way for outdoor arena to keep Hazelton skating clubs on the ice while they wait for a new recreation centre.

Bear safety survey aims to educate Smithers residents, prevent dangerous encounters

A group of volunteers will survey Smithers residents about bear safety in an effort to improve awareness and avoid encounters.

Main Street fire victims rebuild businesses

The local owners of businesses affected by the July 27 Main Street fire are making a comeback.

Celebrity Golf Tournament & Hockey Game

A slideshow of photos from the Celebrity Golf Tournament & Hockey Game.

Bulkley Valley teen has fun with fermions at international physics camp

Smithers grad Kiri Daust melded minds with 40 of the brightest teens in the world at the International Summer School for Young Physicists.

New Smithers Main Street sign up

A new sign at Main Street and Highway 16 is now up, meant to attract visitors downtown.

Running towards the fire

Lives were saved by the actions of a few who saw the fire on Main St and ran towards it according to Chief Keith Stecko.

Legendary Waterfight!

Smithers firefighters join in the Legendary Waterfight held at the BV Pool on Thursday.

Celebrating a 100th birthday

Mary and Walter Cheiwas have been married 77 years. Walter turned 100 years old June 23 and Mary turns 95 on Friday, July 24.

  • Jul 22, 2015