Smithers Interior News

‘God help gun owners like me if [the Liberals] get a majority’: former gun club president

Brian Atherton says the recent Liberal gun ban could kill the Bulkley Valley Rod and Gun Club

  • Aug 12, 2020


“The Big Spend” generates volume for Smithers merchants

The Chamber of Commerce is counting the July 25 event a win for local business

  • Aug 12, 2020


Arts make a limited comeback in the valley

Lorraine rounds up the visual and performing arts offerings upcoming over the next few weeks

  • Aug 12, 2020


Chip Run raises $15K for local cancer care despite COVID

A record number of 95 motorcycles participated in the annual ride from Smithers to Kitwanga and back

  • Aug 12, 2020

Complaints of checkpoint debris spark controversy

Gidimt'en say camp still in periodic use; Indigenous relations ministry says no action to be taken

  • Aug 12, 2020

Lapse in Trump avoidance causes upset stomach

Brenda bends her TV news policy and ends up with a case of Trumpitis

  • Aug 12, 2020

LETTER: Open letter to Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach

Letter writer sadly disappointed NDP did not back up Opposition motion for more cabinet transparency

  • Aug 12, 2020

Local businesses donate van to community policing

The vehicle has a variety of uses, including Citizens on Patrol, victims' services and D.A.R.E.

  • Aug 12, 2020

Local gun club member marks major milestone

Bob Blackburn, 89, shot at his 125,000th trap over the weekend

  • Aug 12, 2020

Pool announces target reopening date

The Bulkley Valley Regional Pool and Recreation Centre hopes to be open Sept. 14

  • Aug 12, 2020

The case for independent power producers

Authors argue the only way to ensure a clean energy future for B.C. is to embrace Indigenous IPPs

  • Aug 12, 2020

Who will challenge?

It doesn't serve Smithers to let the deputy mayor waltz into the top job by acclamation

  • Aug 12, 2020

Why you might see more bats around Smithers, and what experts say you should do about it

Bat pups typically spread their wings in late summer

  • Aug 12, 2020

Working like a dog has gone to the dogs

Thom explores the history of doggy idioms

  • Aug 12, 2020

Youth job opportunities for the North Coast and Skeena region

The new government program will offer positions in office and project work in the Northwest

  • Aug 12, 2020

Mayoral nominations open Sept. 1

Deputy Mayor Gladys Atrill confirms she will be running for the top job

  • Aug 6, 2020

A big thumbs up for Sons of Anarchy

FX series is a classic revenge tragedy that does not disappoint

  • Aug 5, 2020

Air Canada won’t refund cash for fares

Airlines says they will offer credits and bonus points for non-refundable tickets

Art meets recreation

New mural going up on Bulkley Valley Pool and Recreation Centre

Every day is a gift to be celebrated

Brenda eschews birthday celebrations, but believes every day should be celebrated

  • Aug 5, 2020