Smithers Interior News

COVID-19 vaccinations get underway in Smithers

First doses are being administered to long-term care residents and priority health care staff

  • Jan 22, 2021


Former Smithers athlete helps Kamloops homeless people

Robin Price, now a fourth year nursing student and soccer player at TRU, spearheads fundraiser

  • Jan 21, 2021


Get involved

With a new cycle of town council activity, comes an opportunity for public engagement

  • Jan 21, 2021


Grateful for letter writer’s response with a clarification

Grateful for letter writer's response with a clarification

  • Jan 21, 2021

Hoping people have more to do than watch a screen

Brenda reminisces about the indoor and outdoor games and activities of her youth

  • Jan 21, 2021

Memorandum of understanding increases opportunities for Tahltan trade apprenticeships

Tahltan Central Government and provincial Industry Training Authority ink agreement

  • Jan 21, 2021

New Hazelton RCMP arrest five, seize drugs and large amount of cash

Police find suspected heroin, fentanyl and crystal meth during early January drug bust

  • Jan 21, 2021

Newspaper a connection with the community with a morning cup of coffee

Sonja is enjoying having more time to read The Interior News with a renewed subscription

  • Jan 21, 2021

Property assessment process wrong-headed

Re: "Smithers property values jump by 15 per cent," Interior News, Jan.14, 2021.

  • Jan 21, 2021

Smithers Secondary chosen for campus of elite sport school

The Canadian Sport School provides supports and resources for high performance athletes

  • Jan 21, 2021

Smithers town council briefs, Jan. 12, 2021


  • Jan 21, 2021

Telkwa council rezones property for proposed 60 home subdivision

Telkwa council made three separate moves last week to facilitate what is proposed to be a 60 home subdivision over the next 15 years.

  • Jan 21, 2021

Telkwa fire rescue vehicle blows its engine

Fire chief optimistic Cummins will honour warranty even though it is out of date

  • Jan 21, 2021

Telkwa supports emergency support services grant application

The Village of Telkwa will once again support Bulkley Valley Emergency Support Services (BVESS) in a joint grant application with Town of Smithers.

  • Jan 21, 2021

Time for planting tuberous begonias and pruning fruit trees

Erik says fruit tree pruning is an art and can be done year round

  • Jan 21, 2021

Weekly new cases of COVID-19 rise to 32 in Smithers LHA Jan. 10 – 16

Northern Health reports 35 new cases for 501 active, 44 hospitalized, 17 in critical care Wednesday

  • Jan 21, 2021

Will the COVID baby boom be a bust?

Thom argues despite speculation, the conditions aren't right for a baby boom

  • Jan 21, 2021

One Bulkley Valley doctor’s perspective on COVID and vaccines

Dr. Darren Jakubec weighs in on public health measures and vaccines

  • Jan 20, 2021

BC Hydro planned power outages to darken downtown Smithers for most of day Sunday, Jan 17

Replacement of poles will affect approximately 250 customers in downtown core from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Jan 16, 2021

Weekly new cases of COVID-19 rise to 25 in Smithers LHA Jan. 3 – 9

Northern Health reported 49 new daily cases for 497 active, 44 hospitalized, 13 in critical care

  • Jan 16, 2021