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Classical music festival returns to the Bulkley Valley

Classical music festival returns to the Bulkley Valley

Spirit of the North Classical Music Festival runs Aug. 10 - 14 in Smithers and Prince George
In 1926, Willys-Overland Inc. introduced the Whippet

In 1926, Willys-Overland Inc. introduced the Whippet

In 1926, Willys-Overland Inc. introduced the Whippet automobile, a light, compact sedan. With an affordable starting price of around $500 US for the base 4-cylinder model (about $7,500 today), the Whippet quickly became “a car for the people.”
Burns Lake Public Library can trace its roots to Dec. 7, 1944

Burns Lake Public Library can trace its roots to Dec. 7, 1944

The Burns Lake Public Library can trace its roots to a Dec. 7, 1944 meeting of the Burns Lake & District Board of Trade’s library committee. Committee members V.A. (Vic) Montaldi (chairman and secretary), V.A. (Verne) Taylor (treasurer), Mrs. Walter Wilson, Mrs. G. Wynn, and others met on that date in the Wilson home to establish the new library’s rules and regulations. Adult membership fees were set at $1 per year; children were exempt from dues.
Art show at the Lakes District Museum in Burns Lake

Art show at the Lakes District Museum in Burns Lake

For the month of June Lake District Museum has been showcasing Kristina Winkler “Water,Water Everywhere” till the end of June. Gallery hours are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission by donation. Stop in today and show your support for Burns Lake’s museum and don’t forget to renew your membership or become a new member. (Laura Blackwell photo/Lakes District News)
This week in history for Burns Lake

This week in history for Burns Lake

1928 – Charles Anderson and Mr. and Mrs. Morgan of the Taltapin Mine went fishing. When they returned to Anderson’s nearby property – which included a large fur farm – they found that the marten he was raising had escaped.
Lorde, Charli XCX to headline as Victoria’s Rifflandia festival resurrected

Lorde, Charli XCX to headline as Victoria’s Rifflandia festival resurrected

September lineup unveiled for the first Victoria fest in four years
VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

In an Instagram post, the star of The Mother tells her family she is on her way home
VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

In an Instagram post, the star of The Mother tells her family she is on her way home
New Netflix movie starring Jennifer Lopez filming in Smithers

New Netflix movie starring Jennifer Lopez filming in Smithers

Production taking place in Lower Mainland and Bulkley Valley with release of “The Mother” set for 2022
Smithers Art Gallery to start paying artists exhibition fees in 2022

Smithers Art Gallery to start paying artists exhibition fees in 2022

Exhibitors will be paid $650 for a solo in the full gallery, lesser amounts for other configurations