How do we unplug our children?

Marisca discusses kids shows


Member of the local hospital auxiliary recognized for 50 years of service

Charlotte Apperloo is the only volunteer to be awarded a lifetime membership pin


Canada is a great place to raise a family

Marisca reflects on why the Great White North is a great country in which to have a baby


Cycle 16 making progress on trail between Smithers and Telkwa

Society establishes a memorandum of understanding with regional district and hires a project manager

Brewery adapting to changing times

Smithers Brewing Co. now producing and distributing hand sanitizer

Happy Father’s Day

An open letter to my husband on Father’s Day

Smithers Scouts team up with the David Suzuki Foundation

Local scouts are planting flowers to help the bees and butterflies

Too much ado about a small patch of asphalt

Opposing the rainbow crosswalk on non-religious grounds is disingenuous

Smithers youth trying to help out the bees and butterflies

Different groups planting flowers to save insects in danger

New to You reopens

Volunteers return to the thrift store so the community can shop and donate again

This store puts family first… and every customer is family

Downtown staple celebrates 70 years outfitting Smithers adventurers and office workers

  • Jun 1, 2020

Library accepts returns and offers take out service soon

Book worms can borrow items using the library’s online catalogue

Young entrepreneur sells honey products at local coop store

Ana Stavast helps manage a hive for honey and is now being creative with the ‘waste’

Discover Smithers, BC

History, culture and ‘Alpine Al’ in the Bulkley Valley

  • May 8, 2020

BVCF accepting applications for learning awards

Community foundation to out hand out $15,000 in grants for students

Hudson Bay Mountain: An epic northern adventure resort

Vast vertical and some of the best powder in Canada

Smithers: This backcountry route will have you driving in circles

The Telkwa High Road circle route showcases many features of the Bulkley Valley

The canyon at Witset: Acrobatic salmon flip through the air

One of the most magnificent choke points on the Bulkley River

  • May 5, 2020

Brewing tea to get out of a funk

Brenda says tea is usually associated with a cure for a stressful situation

  • Mar 18, 2020

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Marisca writes about the importance of acknowledging how far women’s rights have come in Canada