Telkwa

Telkwa sign. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Telkwa sets precedent on sea cans

Resident is given OK to place a sea can on residential property, despite bylaw against it

 

Telkwa Village Office sign. 
(Marisca Bakker photo)

Telkwa awards contract for backup power for new wastewater project

Almost $113,000 contract for the lift stations’ backup generator supply goes to Cummins

 

Telkwa Village Office sign. (Marisca Bakker photo)

New subdivision for Telkwa in the works

Developer asks for amendements to bylaws to build a new subdivision in in Tower Road neighbourhood

Telkwa Village Office sign. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Lest we forget. Smithers remembered the fallen during the annual Rememberance Day ceremony at the Cenotaph in Veterans Peace Park on Nov. 11, 2019  (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Remembrance Day celebrations go virtual this year on Facebook live

The Smithers Legion is limiting wreaths and asking the public to place them between 12 and 2 p.m.

Lest we forget. Smithers remembered the fallen during the annual Rememberance Day ceremony at the Cenotaph in Veterans Peace Park on Nov. 11, 2019  (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Telkwa council is currently meeting in an unfinished section of the municipal building. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Pandemic pushes Telkwa to renovate council chambers earlier than anticipated

Council awards contract to give new meeting room a facelift ahead of schedule

Telkwa council is currently meeting in an unfinished section of the municipal building. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Village of Telkwa (File photo)

Telkwa not increasing bylaw officer’s hours

Director of Finance thinks enough time is spent patrolling the village and responding to complaints

Village of Telkwa (File photo)
Telkwa sign. (Josh Casey photo)

Telkwa considers sealcoating Skillhorn

There is movement to fix up a pot hole filled road

Telkwa sign. (Josh Casey photo)
Interim Director of Finance Leslie Ford hands the reigns over to new Director of Finance Rowena Atienza-Paquette at the Aug. 18 council meeting. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Telkwa hires new financial director

Rowena Atienza-Paquette takes over as interim director Leslie Ford gives mid-year report to council

Interim Director of Finance Leslie Ford hands the reigns over to new Director of Finance Rowena Atienza-Paquette at the Aug. 18 council meeting. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Telkwa awards one of two design contracts for the new sewer project. (File photo)

Telkwa starts to award contracts for $2.4 million sewer project

Wastewater treatment plant and sanitary collection system are fully funded by Province and feds

Telkwa awards one of two design contracts for the new sewer project. (File photo)
The main event at the Telkwa BBQ, the derby, will not happen as scheduled this year due to COVID-19 precautions however organizers are still looking at ways to serve the traditional beef on a bun. (File photo)

Kinsmen plan to host scaled-down version of Telkwa BBQ

Club hoping to serve traditional Beef on a Bun and keep status of longest running event in B.C.

The main event at the Telkwa BBQ, the derby, will not happen as scheduled this year due to COVID-19 precautions however organizers are still looking at ways to serve the traditional beef on a bun. (File photo)
Telkwa recieves $2.4M grant to upgrade wastewater treatment and sewer system

Telkwa recieves $2.4M grant to upgrade wastewater treatment and sewer system

The federal and provincial infrastructure grant covers 100 per cent of the project

Telkwa recieves $2.4M grant to upgrade wastewater treatment and sewer system
Richard Darko is the new economic development officer for the Village of Telkwa. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Richard Darko is the new economic development officer for the Village of Telkwa. (Marisca Bakker photo)
A couple in Telkwa enjoy the river. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Telkwa launches parks master plan

Survey available to gather public feedback on village’s parks and recreation spaces

A couple in Telkwa enjoy the river. (Marisca Bakker photo)
The Telkwa Village Office located at 1415 Hankin Ave. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Telkwa not willing to delay 2020 tax sale

Province enables village to postpone tax sale for delinquent taxes but they pass on the offer

The Telkwa Village Office located at 1415 Hankin Ave. (Marisca Bakker photo)
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)
Telkwa awards water main project

Telkwa awards water main project

Local company wins tender to upgrade water main on First Street

Telkwa awards water main project
Telkwa Council supports grant application for new fire tools

Telkwa Council supports grant application for new fire tools

Fire Chief asks council for support in applying for grant from Coastal GasLink community fund

Telkwa Council supports grant application for new fire tools
Telkwa losing its legacy of being affordable

Telkwa losing its legacy of being affordable

Results of housing survey shows need for more affordable family homes

Telkwa losing its legacy of being affordable
Telkwa Fire Department receives second call in the last two and half months

Telkwa Fire Department receives second call in the last two and half months

Fire Chief says crews are getting a lot of training in while things are slow

Telkwa Fire Department receives second call in the last two and half months