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Ski lift operators get the early birds going up hill on Hudson Bay Mountain. Chris Gareau photo

Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue called out Monday night (Dec 28)

Successful Rescue on Hudson Bay Mountain

 

The slide swamped the Southgate River, around 13 km downhill from the initial incident. Photo supplied by Hakai Institute.

VIDEO: Investigators probe Bute Inlet landslide in bid to understand glacial retreat

Hakai Institute looks into long-term effects of massive landslide on B.C.’s central coast

 

From left: Catherine Olmstead, executive director SCSA; Doug Donaldson, Stikine MLA; Chief Timber Wolf; Taylor Bachrach, Smithers mayor; and Kevin Read, Nomodic CEO cut the ribbon to officially open Goodacre Place. (Thom Barker photo)

Smithers Housing Assessment Report points out critical needs

Critical needs identified in Smithers Housing Assessment Report

 

Approximately 200 people gathered in Smithers Dec. 12 to demonstrate against COVID restrictions. (Deb Meissner photo)

Large group rallies in Smithers against COVID-19 restrictions

Approximately 200 people gathered Dec. 12 for “Unmasking our Freedoms” event

Approximately 200 people gathered in Smithers Dec. 12 to demonstrate against COVID restrictions. (Deb Meissner photo)
The Smithers District Chamber of Commerce coveted Alpine Man Statue for winners of the 2020 Community and Business Awards Nov 25. (contributed photo)

Smithers Feed Store named Business of the Year

Chamber of Commerce Community and Business Awards handed out in virtual ceremony via Zoom

The Smithers District Chamber of Commerce coveted Alpine Man Statue for winners of the 2020 Community and Business Awards Nov 25. (contributed photo)
Smithers Town Hall. (File photo)

Council Briefs: Regular Meeting, Nov. 10, 2020

Council approves $5K for airport marketing, rezones part of 4th Ave for new semi-detached duplexes

Smithers Town Hall. (File photo)
Heavy snowfall warning was issued early this morning and remains in effect throughout the evening. (Deb Meissner photo)

UPDATE: Snowstorm dumps 23 centimetres on Bulkley Valley

Drive BC reports slippery conditions on Hwy 16 from the Hazeltons through Houston

Heavy snowfall warning was issued early this morning and remains in effect throughout the evening. (Deb Meissner photo)
Smithers Art Gallery Shop. (Deb Meissner photo)

Wintergold and One of a Kind Artisan Christmas Market to combine this year

Wintergold and One of a Kind Artisan Christmas Market to combine this year

Smithers Art Gallery Shop. (Deb Meissner photo)
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news
The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)

Investigation finds lack of communication led to near-miss at Trail airport

A plane almost collided with an airport vehicle in December 2018

The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)
View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo

Okanagan man swims across Columbia River to evade Trail police

RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid says the incident began the evening of Thursday, Feb. 20

View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo
This yearling, now re-located up north, was spotted up a tree in Trail two weeks ago. This was one of many sightings called into BC Conservation the last week of January. (Submitted photo)

B.C. cub that woke early from hibernation taken to sanctuary

Yearling was taken to Northern Lights Wildlife Society in northern B.C.

This yearling, now re-located up north, was spotted up a tree in Trail two weeks ago. This was one of many sightings called into BC Conservation the last week of January. (Submitted photo)
Liza Hart and Shelene MacNeil pictured outside of the Bulkley Lodge in Smithers (Photo: TREVOR HEWITT)

Smithers adult day program makes strides, but access still an issue

A Bulkley Lodge integrated adult day program has been going great – if you can get there, that is.

Liza Hart and Shelene MacNeil pictured outside of the Bulkley Lodge in Smithers (Photo: TREVOR HEWITT)