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Smithers Steelheads in pictures

A look back to the triumphs, challenges and fights of the 2015-16 hockey season.

$8000 estimated for Houston to receive CBC again

Houston residents will have to pony up $8,000 should they want to receive the CBC channel over-the-air again.

Ski crosser Jason Oliemans steps up game

Oliemans will is competing in this week’s Nor-Am Cup events and the SportChek Ski Cross Canadian National Championships in Smithers.

Houston Council capital budget projects

Council discussed new expenditures in its capital budget on a March 2 budget meeting.

Bantam tournament to pack Smithers

The Mar 12-16 event will have admission by donation, raffles and will bring over 400 people to town.

John Rustad visits Houston

Many attended Chamber-organized noon luncheon with Nechako Lakes MLA John Rustad last Friday.

Steelheads finish season with CIHL triumph

The Steelheads will play in the Coy Cup provincials in Terrace March 22-26.

Syrian refugee sponsorship group has collected $11,500

The Houston Group to Sponsor Syrian Refugees have made steps towards their goal of bringing in a Syrian refugee.

Curling Club releases Jam Pail Curling results

The Feb. 28 event drew children aged 5-12 to 49th Annual Jam Pail Curling event.

Smithers Secondary School Junior Girls win Northwest Zones

Smithers Secondary School Junior Girls win Northwest Zones, move on to Langley provincials.

Curlers training to rock in Penticton

Since October, five Smithereen teens have been working hard to prepare for the BC Winter Games in Penticton.

Semi-truck fire closes Highway 16 lane

Traffic was slowed on Highway 16 west of Houston after a transport truck caught fire Tuesday morning.

Steelheads vs River Kings last weekend in photos

One of the most tense games between two hockey loggerheads laid out in pictures.

Smithers Steelheads win against Terrace River Kings

The Smithers Steelheads defeated the Terrace River Kings 5-2 Saturday and 6-5 Sunday in double overtime at the Smithers Civic Arena.

Council divided over two issues

Council met and discussed participation in the FCM conference, the disposal of a surplus garbage truck, and spot zoning.

Mayor, councillor relay their thoughts on resource industry

Councillor Tim Anderson and Mayor Shane Brienen gave their thoughts on the natural resource industry at the last council meeting.

Local gymnast goes solo

Jenna Veenstra will go to the BC Winter Games as the sole gymnast from Smithers.

Steelheads face Kitimat in playoffs

The Smithers Steelheads earned first place in the CIHL regular season and face the Kitimat Ice Demons Saturday to start the playoffs.

NWCC adult education programs sees lower attendance

Northwest Community College's Houston campus has seen a reduction in students applying for its adult upgrading courses.

Woodstove rebate program

Bulkley Valley residents looking to get a cleaner wood stove can qualify for a $250 rebate.