Municipal election

From left: Erik Jacobsen, Klaus Kraft and Dave Livesey are running for Telkwa councillor in a byelection coming up on Feb. 27. (Interior News composite photo)

Telkwa byelection: The candidates weigh in on village’s pandemic response

Voting takes place Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the community hall

 

From left: Erik Jacobsen, Klaus Kraft and Dave Livesey are running for Telkwa councillor in a byelection coming up on Feb. 27. (Interior News composite photo)

Telkwa byelection candidates weigh in on infrastructure and housing

Jacobsen, Kraft and Livesey agree on priorities, but with slightly differing approaches

 

Joe Bramsleven and partner Tammy Wilson (centre) await election results with campaign manager Scott Groves, right, and his wife Lori Ann Groves at Boston Pizza Oct. 15. (Deb Meissner photo)

Atrill defeats Bramsleven for mayor in landslide

Mika Meyer replaces Atrill as the sixth councillor

 

A sign of an upcoming election. Campaign signs line the highway near Queen Street in Smithers.  (Marisca Bakker photo)

Councillor candidates discuss the environment

Views on climate change and electric vehicles vary between the four

A sign of an upcoming election. Campaign signs line the highway near Queen Street in Smithers.  (Marisca Bakker photo)
Campaign signs line the infamous ‘sidewalk to nowhere’ in Smithers. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Smithers Councillor Candidates on keeping the town moving

Four people running for council discuss infrastructure concerns in the Town of Smithers

Campaign signs line the infamous ‘sidewalk to nowhere’ in Smithers. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Underground and surface infrastructure top priorities for mayoral candidates

Underground and surface infrastructure top priorities for mayoral candidates

Airport also critical to Town’s success: Bramsleven, Atrill

Underground and surface infrastructure top priorities for mayoral candidates
Mayoral candidate Joe Bramsleven introduces himself during the debate while his competitor, Gladys Atrill looks on. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Byelection debate strikes civil tone

Smithers mayoral and councillor candidates cordially duked it out on Thursday night

Mayoral candidate Joe Bramsleven introduces himself during the debate while his competitor, Gladys Atrill looks on. (Marisca Bakker photo)
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Joe Bramsleven

SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Joe Bramsleven

Smithers mayoral candidate makes his opening pitch for your vote

  • Sep 25, 2020
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Joe Bramsleven
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Gladys Atrill

SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Gladys Atrill

Mayoral hopeful makes her initial bid for your vote

  • Sep 25, 2020
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Gladys Atrill
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Sam Raven

SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Sam Raven

Council hopeful makes her initial bid for your vote

  • Sep 25, 2020
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Sam Raven
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Colin Bateman

SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Colin Bateman

Council hopeful makes his opening pitch for your vote

  • Sep 25, 2020
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Colin Bateman
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Mika Meyer

SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Mika Meyer

Smithers council hopeful makes her initial bid for your vote

  • Sep 25, 2020
SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Mika Meyer
Randy Bell

SMITHERS MUNICIPAL BYELECTION: Randy Bell

Council hopeful makes his initial bid for your vote

  • Sep 24, 2020
Randy Bell
Smithers Interior News Editorial

Voting is a civic duty

The Interior News commends the candidates for mayor and council, urges engagement of the electorate

  • Sep 24, 2020
Smithers Interior News Editorial
Four candidates will try for vacant Smithers council seat

Four candidates will try for vacant Smithers council seat

Colin Bateman, Sam Raven, Randy Bell and Mika Meyer all submitted nomination papers last week

Four candidates will try for vacant Smithers council seat
Mika Meyer. (Contributed photo)

Fourth candidate enters council race

Mika Meyer joins Colin Bateman, Randy Bell and Sam Raven for Smithers councillor

Mika Meyer. (Contributed photo)
Colin Bateman. (Facebook photo)

Colin Bateman announces intention to run for Smithers council

Aspen Inn manager believes council diversity required to rebound from COVID

Colin Bateman. (Facebook photo)
Joe Bramsleven. (Facebook photo)

Smithers businessman will challenge for mayor’s chain

Joe Bramsleven announces his intent to run for mayor of Smithers in the upcoming byelection

Joe Bramsleven. (Facebook photo)
B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)

Municipal election loophole will be fixed, premier says

Union, corporate donations still allowed for slate party ‘operational’ needs

B.C. Premier John Horgan takes questions outside his legislature office, April 25, 2018. (Black Press)
Cotton reusable bag given out by B.C. Liquor Stores 20 years ago. It’s never been entirely clear how plastic bags threaten the Vancouver Island marmot or the burrowing owl. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians pose on plastic bags

Virtue signalling distracts from local government performance

Cotton reusable bag given out by B.C. Liquor Stores 20 years ago. It’s never been entirely clear how plastic bags threaten the Vancouver Island marmot or the burrowing owl. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)