Smithers

(Marisca Bakker photo)

BVCS Bazaar

BVCS hosts afternoon and evening of fun, food and games to raise funds for the school.

(Marisca Bakker photo)
Downtown Smithers. (File photo)

‘It’s a very ambitious goal’: retrofits, EV infrastructure at heart of community emissions plan

The Town will be holding an open house in early March to hear from the public

Downtown Smithers. (File photo)
Bra mishap focuses attention on underwear

Bra mishap focuses attention on underwear

Just another day in this cabin in the woods. I happened to…

  • Feb 12, 2020
Bra mishap focuses attention on underwear
Despite illness, continuing travels through Alberta

Despite illness, continuing travels through Alberta

Lorraine trudges on with her virtual walk across the country even though she feels under the weather

  • Feb 12, 2020
Despite illness, continuing travels through Alberta
Cut council some slack

Cut council some slack

The Sign Bylaw and others are there for a good reason

  • Jan 22, 2020
Cut council some slack
Out with self-care and in with grace

Out with self-care and in with grace

Marisca hopes the new word for 2020 is grace

Out with self-care and in with grace
Brenda ponders on cold weather pet care

Brenda ponders on cold weather pet care

Another log on the fire , dogs have been fed and a…

  • Jan 22, 2020
Brenda ponders on cold weather pet care
The Smithers Public Library (SPL) pictured on the afternoon of Jan. 16, 2020 during snowfall. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Eliminating late fees didn’t hurt library’s bottom line

It’s been a year since the Smithers Library went fine-free and the reception has been positive

The Smithers Public Library (SPL) pictured on the afternoon of Jan. 16, 2020 during snowfall. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Trying to keep busy during the cold

Trying to keep busy during the cold

Lorraine takes advantage of being stuck inside

  • Jan 22, 2020
Trying to keep busy during the cold
Hazelton are the Grade 8 Girls Volleyball Northwest Zone champions after going a perfect 4-0 in the tournament. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Hazelton aces their way to gold at Grade 8 girls volleyball zones

Smithers schools grab silver and bronze at Prince Rupert Middle School tournament

Hazelton are the Grade 8 Girls Volleyball Northwest Zone champions after going a perfect 4-0 in the tournament. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Rampage assistant captain, Tyler Ostrom waits to steal the puck from a Steelheads player.

VIDEO AND STORY: Rampage v. Steelheads

Weir scores natural hat trick to take Rampage to first victory of CIHL season

Rampage assistant captain, Tyler Ostrom waits to steal the puck from a Steelheads player.
Search crews looking for missing mushroom picker in Kispiox Valley

Search crews looking for missing mushroom picker in Kispiox Valley

Wayne Morrison, 67, was reported missing last night

Search crews looking for missing mushroom picker in Kispiox Valley
Workers live in these accommodations while they help build the Coastal GasLink pipeline servicing the LNG facility in Kitimat. (CGL photo)

National Energy Board rejects federal review of Coastal GasLink pipeline

Project falls within provincial jurisdiction, board rules

Workers live in these accommodations while they help build the Coastal GasLink pipeline servicing the LNG facility in Kitimat. (CGL photo)
(Black Press file photo)

Housing affordability in Northern B.C. sees slight improvements: report

Higher paying jobs mitigating effects of increased housing prices, Realtor says

(Black Press file photo)
NDP to start candidate search

NDP to start candidate search

Smithers Mayor Bachrach considers run to replace Nathan Cullen in Skeena-Bulkley Valley.

NDP to start candidate search
Nathan Cullen signing the official register as the newly-elected Member of Parliament for Skeena - Bulkley Valley in 2004. (File photo)

NDP to start candidate search

Follows decision by Nathan Cullen to retire from politics

Nathan Cullen signing the official register as the newly-elected Member of Parliament for Skeena - Bulkley Valley in 2004. (File photo)
Northwest athletes winners in 2019 BC Special Olympics Winter Games

Northwest athletes winners in 2019 BC Special Olympics Winter Games

Region 7 athletes from Terrace, Kitimat and Smithers earned 24 medals Feb. 21-23

Northwest athletes winners in 2019 BC Special Olympics Winter Games
The Dik Tiy Housing Society is currently renovating the old Hilltop Inn to make low-income housing. Meanwhile, their project with BC Housing (the building in blue) across the street is on time and on budget.                                 Marisca Bakker photo

Housing group buys Hilltop

Non-profit society to turn the old pub and inn into low income rentals.

The Dik Tiy Housing Society is currently renovating the old Hilltop Inn to make low-income housing. Meanwhile, their project with BC Housing (the building in blue) across the street is on time and on budget.                                 Marisca Bakker photo
Athleticism and grace at Kla How Ya figure skating

Athleticism and grace at Kla How Ya figure skating

Figure skaters in Smithers armed with will and determination. And grace, too.

Athleticism and grace at Kla How Ya figure skating
Anyone who has watched a high stakes contest will recognize the serious look on this youngster’s face. (Tom Best photo)

Curl BC sweeps in fun introduction for next generation

Local high school age players helped Curl BC teach the roaring game to eager youngsters.

Anyone who has watched a high stakes contest will recognize the serious look on this youngster’s face. (Tom Best photo)