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The Interior News is printed in Williams Lake.

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
The Interior News is printed in Williams Lake.
Google feature shows a timelapse of the Smithers area over 30 years.

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
Google feature shows a timelapse of the Smithers area over 30 years.
Birdy Market

Smithers business leaders learn about Wet’suwet’en history

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

Birdy Market
Gordon Williams with his great granddaughters Zoey (left) and Mattea at the dedication of the Gordon L Williams Rotary Park July 23.

Former Mayor Gordon Williams passes away

The former Smithers mayor has a long list of contributions to the Bulkley Valley.

Gordon Williams with his great granddaughters Zoey (left) and Mattea at the dedication of the Gordon L Williams Rotary Park July 23.
Smithers Town Hall is packed for Jeannie Cramer Nov. 4.

Jeannie Cramer recognized for years of volunteer dedication

Jeannie Cramer was presented the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers in Smithers.

Smithers Town Hall is packed for Jeannie Cramer Nov. 4.
Mz Sue My Pant Off's talent was a crowd pleasing dance to Time of my Life.

Mz Sue My Pants Off’s winning performance

People had the time of their life watching this Dirty Dancing Routine at Mz Judged.

Mz Sue My Pant Off's talent was a crowd pleasing dance to Time of my Life.
The four winners of Mz Judged together on stage Saturday night.

SLIDESHOW: Mz Judged 2016

A slideshow of photos from Mz Judged 2016 held in Smithers on Nov. 5.

The four winners of Mz Judged together on stage Saturday night.
Time to fall back.

Time to fall back Sunday

Daylight savings time ends early Sunday morning, meaning everyone gains an hour.

  • Nov 2, 2016
Time to fall back.
The deck at the lodge is piled high with snow.

Rain in the valley means snow on the mountain

A great base layer is forming on Hudson Bay Mountain ahead of ski season.

The deck at the lodge is piled high with snow.
Donna Barnett (l) with Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon after being sworn in as Minister of State for Rural Economic Development on October 21.

Rural voice is now stronger in Victoria with new Rural Economic Development portfolio

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett is now a Minister of State, giving rural communities an advocate at the cabinet table.

Donna Barnett (l) with Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon after being sworn in as Minister of State for Rural Economic Development on October 21.
Mz Carlotta Mountains gets ready for the Mz Judged Pageant.

Tearing a strip for domestic peace

Mz Carlotta Mountains, aka Alex Meer, is one of the Mz Judged contestants raising money for mens counselling.

Mz Carlotta Mountains gets ready for the Mz Judged Pageant.
Hope Air Doug Keller-Hobson in Smithers last week.

Hope Air helping people like Abby for 30 years

Hope Air received $30,000 from TransCanada for northern B.C. patients.

Hope Air Doug Keller-Hobson in Smithers last week.
Fritz Pfeiffer (centre) told BV Health Care & Hospital Foundation chair Dale Perry (left) and Northern Health's Cormac Hikisch (right) that he is donating $1.6 million towards the purchase of a CT scanner in Smithers.

$1.6 million donation for Smithers CT scanner

Telkwa's Fritz Pfeiffer is giving $1.6 million to the Bulkley Valley Health Care & Hospital Foundation for a CT scanner in Smithers.

Fritz Pfeiffer (centre) told BV Health Care & Hospital Foundation chair Dale Perry (left) and Northern Health's Cormac Hikisch (right) that he is donating $1.6 million towards the purchase of a CT scanner in Smithers.
Alice Maitland receives a lifetime achievement award Wednesday at the UBCM conference.

Hazelton Mayor Alice Maitland receives lifetime achievement award

Hazelton Mayor Alice Maitland received a lifetime achievement award at the UBCM conference Wednesday.

Alice Maitland receives a lifetime achievement award Wednesday at the UBCM conference.
This photo of a grandmother gathering berries with her granddaughter by Walter Joseph took third prize in the 2016 Moricetown Band snapshot contest.

2016 Moricetown Band snapshot contest winners announced

Here is a list of the winners and honourable mentions

This photo of a grandmother gathering berries with her granddaughter by Walter Joseph took third prize in the 2016 Moricetown Band snapshot contest.
Rick and Sarah Apperson are enjoying their Salvation Army officer training in Winnipeg.

Appersons train with Salvation Army in Winnipeg

Rick and Sarah Apperson have left Smithers for training with the Salvation Army in Winnipeg.

Rick and Sarah Apperson are enjoying their Salvation Army officer training in Winnipeg.
Geoff Hutchinson

Pit-roasting 2,000 servings of beef at 2016 Telkwa Barbecue

The barbecue masters successfully served another year of tradition to the hungry crowd in Telkwa this Labour Day weekend.

Geoff Hutchinson
The Canine Stars were a favorite attraction at the 2016 Bulkley Valley Fall fair

Canine stars a hit at BV Fall Fair

Watch a video capturing some of the antics of these performing dogs.

The Canine Stars were a favorite attraction at the 2016 Bulkley Valley Fall fair
Wet'suwet'en Tsayu clan's new Hereditary Chief

Wigitimustol name raised at feast in Moricetown

The Wet'suwet'en Tsayu, Beaver clan, has a new Hereditary Chief Wigitimustol.

Wet'suwet'en Tsayu clan's new Hereditary Chief
SLIDESHOW: Smithers contestant's photos at Abbotsford Air Show

SLIDESHOW: Smithers contestant’s photos at Abbotsford Air Show

Check out submissions from Patricia Kolida for the 2016 Next Generation Amateur Photographer of the Year contest

  • Aug 14, 2016
SLIDESHOW: Smithers contestant's photos at Abbotsford Air Show