Smithers Interior News

Northern Health phone-in townhall on vaccines scheduled for tonight (Sept. 28)

Northern residents will get a chance to ask questions of health minister and public health officer

  • Sep 28, 2021


Seriously injured woman transferred from Smithers to Kitimat as COVID overwhelms hospital

Cathy Whalen was transferred because Bulkley Valley hospital was overwhelmed with COVID patients

  • Sep 26, 2021


Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief to plead guilty to criminal charges

John Ridsdale faces 4 charges, including killing a dog, related to a February incident in Hagwilget

  • Sep 26, 2021


Alternatives for geranium cuttings and a fruity surprise

The gardening tipster gets some tips of his own from friends

  • Sep 23, 2021

Always take the time to think about safety

Tom recounts a couple of close calls he has had over the years

  • Sep 23, 2021

Can’t we all do our bit to stop vandalism?

Deb is fed up with all the wanton acts of defacement and destruction in the town of Smithers

  • Sep 23, 2021

New Smithers COVID-19 cases down, infection rate remains high

Smithers recorded 74 new cases between Sept. 12 and 18, down from 117 the previous week

  • Sep 23, 2021

Pair of Smithereens headline at Terrace Art Gallery in October

Mark Thibeault and Mark Tworow head west with their abstract expressionism

  • Sep 23, 2021

Smithers pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic open until 6 p.m. today for walk-ins at Rotary Park

Another pop up clinic scheduled for Saturday at arena, Healthy Living Centre also accepting walk-ins

  • Sep 23, 2021

Theresa Mohr to launch first music video

"Running in Jeans" will debut on Mohr's YouTube channel Sept. 29 at 7 p.m.

  • Sep 23, 2021

UPDATE: Hwy 16-Queen Street collision caused by driver running red light

Occupants of two vehicles treated for minor injuries, traffic violation ticket issued: police

  • Sep 23, 2021

Steelheads bow out of CIHL season

Season begins Oct. 16 with matchup between Prince Rupert Rampage and Kitimat Ice Demons in Rupert

  • Sep 22, 2021

Bachrach projected winner in Skeena-Bulkley Valley

With more than a third of polls reporting, Bachrach leads by more than 1,300 votes

  • Sep 20, 2021

Bachrach reelected in Skeena-Bulkley Valley

With 223 of 224 polls reporting, Bachrach led by 2,200 votes

  • Sep 20, 2021

Hagwilget council sues former council members, trustees and auditor

BC Supreme Court civil claim alleges diversion of funds for personal use by former chief councillor

  • Sep 20, 2021

Rumours of Smithers hospital closure unfounded: MD

No designation as "COVID hospital," but some non-COVID patients being diverted to other hospitals

  • Sep 19, 2021

Bulkley Valley medical staff urges vaccination and to follow guidelines

Letter signed by 23 local health professionals notes hospital is being overwhelmed

  • Sep 17, 2021

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened

Brenda mourns the loss of her long-time faithful canine companion Shea

  • Sep 16, 2021

Fatality at Babine Lake

Currently under investigation by B.C. Coroners Service; WorkSafe B.C.

  • Sep 16, 2021

He’s been everywhere, man: Geoff Hutchinson

Tom profiles lifetime kinsman and Legionnaire Geoff Hutchinson

  • Sep 16, 2021