Tom Best

A Nature Diary in visual art

Visual works included in A Bulkley Valley Year nature diary were displayed at the gallery.

Records fall when Otters swim

VIDEO and PHOTOS: The Bulkley Otters' small squad make a big impression in Prince Rupert pool.

Lip sync battle for the kids

The Heart Soul Lip Sync Battle is raising funds for kids born with congenital heart disease.

Big results to start season at Big White

Bulkley Valley boarders get top results at first snowcross event of the season.

BVCS Royals crowned victors at Mountain Invitational

VIDEO: Bulkley Valley Christian School looks to represent zone in provincials after tournament win.

‘Cinematic’ music combines genres in BV Concert Association show

VIDEO: As they put together the piece, it was possible to hear and feel that beauty.

Sacred Ground ancient burial story goes to Philadelphia

VIDEO: Smithers cultural resource company filmed their work of BC Hydro discovery near Hagwilget.

Avalanche awareness can save lives

Avalanche Canada experts were in Smithers to teach backcountry basics to survival.

Top Teck finishes for Smithers club skiers

Four of the skiers will represent the zone in the upcoming BC Winter Games.

Game on at outdoor rink

Boys and girls - and dogs - of all ages hit the ice laid down by Smithers firefighters.

Cold temps put freeze on Nordic Centre events

All entrants are still going to represent the regional team at the BC Winter Games in February.

Top sports stories of July to December 2017

A look back at the second half of 2017 in sports as we slide into a new year.

Try Hockey a huge success at getting girls into the game

Try Hockey program being offered to boys this month.

World comes to Hudson Bay Mountain to help get footing in bindings

Instructors and workers on Hudson Bay Mountain with an international flavour help run slopes.

Grad class schools teachers

Smithers Secondary grad class defeat staff 6-4 in annual game.

Gryphons dominate on path to provincials

Maybe some of the minds were on the upcoming school break but anyone at the recent game between the Smithers Secondary Gryphons senior girls basketball squad and the Caledonia Kermodes could easily see why coach Chris van der Mark is seeking out some more challenging competitions with the tournaments he has his charges headed for.

Oliemans points skis towards Olympics

Jason Oliemans hopes to make the national ski-cross team and eventually the Olympics.

Top swimmers home for the holidays

Paralympian and university star swimmers back and practising in the Smithers pool.

Skiers prepare for New Year’s Eve Winter Games qualifier

The Snow Camp attracted close to 50 young skiers and experienced coaches from all over the region.

Pair of Bulkley Valley Otters named top swimmers

Zach Durnin was bronze medalist in 10 and under. Fergus Hobson, 16, took bronze in the senior boys.