Smithers Interior News

Seniors should vote with their children

Letter writer encourages older voters to vote the way their kids do because it's their future

  • Oct 21, 2020


Telkwa Range snowmobiling permit lottery opens

Application period is Oct. 20 to Nov. 20 for snowmobiliers and skiers to gain access to Starr Basin

  • Oct 21, 2020


10 Gitxsan hereditary chiefs call for BC NDP to remove Cullen as Stikine candidate

Ten Gitxsan hereditary chiefs have called for the firing of NDP candidate Nathan Cullen after he was caught on a microphone making comments about an Indigenous BC Liberal candidate in a neighbouring riding.

  • Oct 19, 2020


Horgan, Cullen apologize for Stikine candidate’s comments about Haida candidate

Nathan Cullen had made insensitive comments about Roy Jones Jr. Cheexial

  • Oct 18, 2020

Atrill defeats Bramsleven for mayor in landslide

Mika Meyer replaces Atrill as the sixth councillor

Mail-in ballot uptake in B.C. influenced by political leaning, geography

Voters in the most left-leaning ridings much more likely to request packages than in right-leaning

  • Oct 16, 2020

2020: Why volunteerism is more important than ever

Trichelle Reay's bursary-winning essay on volunteering pre-pandemic, during COVID and beyond

  • Oct 15, 2020

Alex Cuba continues winning Awards and Nominations

Alex Cuba Nominated for two Latin Grammy Awards

  • Oct 15, 2020

B.C. VOTES 2020: Advance voting now open in Stikine riding

Voting runs Oct. 15 to 21 in Smithers, reduced dates in New Hazelton, Stewart, Atlin, Dease Lake

  • Oct 15, 2020

Bursaries awarded as Lions Club’s wraps up its service to the community

Three university students receive $1,000 scholarships

  • Oct 15, 2020

Ceremony a right at proposed CGL pipeline drill site: BC Union of Indian Chiefs

Indigenous land defenders cannot be criminalized and targeted, argues UBCIC

  • Oct 15, 2020

Council’s climate emergency declaration divides mayoral candidates

Atrill believes it was the right thing to do; Bramsleven thinks it was unnecessary

  • Oct 15, 2020

Councillor candidates discuss the environment

Views on climate change and electric vehicles vary between the four

Curling club delays season start

The board said due to COVID-19 they felt obligated to make the difficult decision

  • Oct 15, 2020

Feeling alone after a miscarriage

Oct. 15 is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

  • Oct 15, 2020

Lack of political will to repatriate Canadians is disgusting

Thom argues Canada has a constitutional obligation under to bring Canadians home from Syria

  • Oct 15, 2020

Local and Texas pals united by licence plates

The new friends that Howard and Lorraine Duff met, Clinton and Connie Brown travelling up from the USA, have graciously let us know how they collected their licence plates without stealing them.

  • Oct 15, 2020

Look for the bright side

Despite 2020, we have much to be thankful for; let's pay it forward

  • Oct 15, 2020

Nasty act ill-informed or racist

Brenda wakes up annoyed to the news of a Confederate flag strung across Main Street in Smithers

  • Oct 15, 2020

New multicultural society organizes virtual concert

Organizers want to promote unity through diversity by showcasing ethnic cultures