Smithers

Cycle 16 is working towards an off-road, non-motorized trail between Smithers and Telkwa. (File photo)

Cycle 16 making progress on trail between Smithers and Telkwa

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

Cycle 16 is working towards an off-road, non-motorized trail between Smithers and Telkwa. (File photo)
Smithers Brewing Company hand sanitizer for sale in the brewery’s taproom. (Thom Barker photo)

Brewery adapting to changing times

Smithers Brewing Co. now producing and distributing hand sanitizer

Smithers Brewing Company hand sanitizer for sale in the brewery’s taproom. (Thom Barker photo)
Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day

An open letter to my husband on Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day
Smithers Scouts team up with the David Suzuki Foundation

Smithers Scouts team up with the David Suzuki Foundation

Local scouts are planting flowers to help the bees and butterflies

Smithers Scouts team up with the David Suzuki Foundation
For Your Consideration

Too much ado about a small patch of asphalt

Opposing the rainbow crosswalk on non-religious grounds is disingenuous

For Your Consideration
Smithers youth trying to help out the bees and butterflies

Smithers youth trying to help out the bees and butterflies

Different groups planting flowers to save insects in danger

Smithers youth trying to help out the bees and butterflies
New to You reopens. (File photo)

New to You reopens

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

New to You reopens. (File photo)
This store puts family first… and every customer is family

This store puts family first… and every customer is family

Downtown staple celebrates 70 years outfitting Smithers adventurers and office workers

  • Jun 1, 2020
This store puts family first… and every customer is family
Library accepts returns and offers take out service soon

Library accepts returns and offers take out service soon

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

Library accepts returns and offers take out service soon
Fifteen year old Ana Stavast makes and sells lip balm at the Out of Hand store in Smithers. (Marisca Bakker photo)

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’

Fifteen year old Ana Stavast makes and sells lip balm at the Out of Hand store in Smithers. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Discover Smithers, BC

Discover Smithers, BC

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

  • May 8, 2020
Discover Smithers, BC
BVCF accepting applications for learning awards

BVCF accepting applications for learning awards

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

BVCF accepting applications for learning awards
Snow piles high on the deck of Hudson Bay Mountain Resort last week. With more powder comes less time to soak in the best source of vitamin D: the sun. Hudson Bay Mountain photo

Hudson Bay Mountain: An epic northern adventure resort

Vast vertical and some of the best powder in Canada

Snow piles high on the deck of Hudson Bay Mountain Resort last week. With more powder comes less time to soak in the best source of vitamin D: the sun. Hudson Bay Mountain photo
Smithers photographed from near the Telkwa High Road. (Tom Morrison/Amateur Photography Entry)                                Smithers photographed from near the Telkwa High Road. (Tom Morrison/Amateur Photography Entry)

Smithers: This backcountry route will have you driving in circles

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

Smithers photographed from near the Telkwa High Road. (Tom Morrison/Amateur Photography Entry)                                Smithers photographed from near the Telkwa High Road. (Tom Morrison/Amateur Photography Entry)
A steelhead tries to run upriver at Moricetown Canyon near Smithers, B.C. (Jerome Charaoui/Wikimedia Commons)

The canyon at Witset: Acrobatic salmon flip through the air

One of the most magnificent choke points on the Bulkley River

  • May 5, 2020
A steelhead tries to run upriver at Moricetown Canyon near Smithers, B.C. (Jerome Charaoui/Wikimedia Commons)
Brewing tea to get out of a funk

Brewing tea to get out of a funk

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

  • Mar 18, 2020
Brewing tea to get out of a funk
Celebrating International Women’s Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day

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

Celebrating International Women’s Day
Family planning is personal

Family planning is personal

Marisca discusses why it is never a good idea to ask a woman if she is pregnant

Family planning is personal
Sascha Hillebrand and Jeremy Roth are celebrating owning the Alpenhorn for ten years. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Restaurant owner talks ups and downs of the hospitality industry

Sascha Hillebrand came to the Bulkley Valley and changed the way locals eat

  • Mar 4, 2020
Sascha Hillebrand and Jeremy Roth are celebrating owning the Alpenhorn for ten years. (Marisca Bakker photo)
(Trevor Hewitt photo)

Smithers Secondary School 1968-1970 alumni group donates two benches to school

The benches were purchased with net proceeds from the group’s recent 50-year reunion

(Trevor Hewitt photo)