Our Town

McHappy Day raises funds for Smithers child development centre

McDonald's Smithers will donate $1 from every Big Mac, Happy Meal or hot McCafe drink to the BVCDC on McHappy Day today.

Exposing an invisible salmon migration

An “invisible migration” taking place under the surface of northern rivers will be revealed with a series of events starting on May 11.

Suicide survivor leads march to raise awareness about prevention

Smithers woman Lisa Glaim is raising awareness that suicide is preventable and treatment is available.

VIDEO: RCMP Exclusion Zone at Kilometre 27 of the Morice West Forest Service Road
Interview with hereditary chief Na'Moks on Feb. 6 following RCMP enforcement of CGL injunction
Trudeau wants quick, peaceful resolution to pipeline protests
Minister of Indigenous Services meets with protesters at a rail blockade

Students bring Broadway to Hazelton

Hazelton Secondary students start performing pop-rock musical comedy Xanadu JR Friday.

Telkwa Museum gets a facelift for next Saturday’s grand re-opening

One of the oldest buildings in Telkwa has received a facelift just in time for its grand re-opening May 9.

Smithers conducting water flushing program

Water may taste a bit funny during the Town of Smithers' water flushing program. It released some tips for dealing with colour and odours.

Harvesting plants to make herbal medicines

A workshop teaching traditional plant harvesting and herbal medicine-making starts at the Bulkley Canyon Ranch tonight.

  • Apr 29, 2015

Library staff have big ideas for Smithers cultural centre

The Smithers Public Library building is limiting its ability to expand but staff have big ideas for a planned new cultural centre.

Heather Lytle receives SMART Award from BV Community Arts Council

Smithers drama teacher receives the BVCAC’s most prestigious award.

Love’s Labour’s Lost

A slideshow of the sold out performance of Smithers Secondary's fab version of Shakespeare melded with the Beatles.

Northern Health to help provide kindergarten students with a healthy start in Smithers

Immunization; vision, dental and hearing screenings, as well as injury prevention and nutritional information offered May 6-8 in Smithers.

Smithers Secondary wins $25,000 in national green initiatives contest

The Smithers Secondary School has been awarded $25,000 for winning a national competition held in conjunction with Earth Day.

Giving northern writers a voice

The founders of small Smithers publishing company Creekstone Press explain why they stay in the business despite industry pressures.

A downtown sign of the times

A new Main Street sign and Bovill Square upgrades are coming soon.

Smithers athletes make mark on Island soccer

Three athletes from Smithers are making their mark in soccer on Vancouver Island.

Tofino delivers on bet with song about Smithers

Watch people from Tofino, whose mayor lost a bet against Smithers mayor Taylor Bachrach, sings their praises for Smithers.

Community supports grieving family after father’s death

Smithers residents are rallying behind the family of Calvin Madam, whose body was found in a ditch along Highway 16 last Tuesday.

Search on for historic stove

The stove that warmed visitors to Glenwood Hall since it was built decades ago has disappeared, and the hall is hoping to get it back.

Swim program benefitting kids with all cognitive, physical abilities receives funding from foundation

A program offered by the pool that is responsible for helping children with all cognitive and physical abilities has received funding.

Telkwa to be featured on CBC show

A CBC show that tries to find the humour in small towns will be shining a light on Telkwa next week.