Local News

5/22/2015

Smithers Child Development Centre is Open for Business

Parents, children, and members of the community were in attendance today, as the Smithers Child Development Centre had its first open house. And as Anna Petursson explains the facility is a staple in the community. "It's a great place to come for information for your children and to learn about ... Read more
5/22/2015

Flood Watch Renewed for Bulkley River

The Flood Watch is back on for the Bulkley River in the Smithers area, including Ebenezer Flats. The River Forecast Centre says it's upgraded its advisory as temperatures remain warm and thundershowers are forecast over the weekend. Flow levels on the Bulkley River receded this week as the melting of ... Read more
5/21/2015

Possible Resolution Coming for Controversial Overnight Closure of Stewart-Hyder Border

A resolution is in the works for the Stewart-Hyder border crossing fiasco, according to Skeena-Bulkley Valley M-P Nathan Cullen. On April 1st, Canada's Border Services Agency initiated a reduction in hours by closing the border during the overnight hours between midnight and 8 am. Cullen says local advocating from the ... Read more
5/21/2015

No More Walk-ins for Smithers Residents

Residents of Smithers will soon be out of luck when it comes to using walk-in clinic services. As of July 1st, The Bulkley Valley Outpatient Walk-In Clinic will stop taking walk-ins and move over to an appointment based family practitioner model. Owner, Wouter Morkel says he sees on average close ... Read more
5/21/2015

New Aboriginal Housing Plan in Prince Rupert

Innovation and Sustainability, the housing initiative by the Aboriginal Community Services, M’akola Housing and the City of Prince Rupert. Its purpose is to help the housing crisis the city is facing.  The closing of the Neptune Inn has forced its occupants to find new homes says Executive Director of Aboriginal ... Read more