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Roxi Dykstra, artistic director, Spirit of the North Classicial Music Festival Director. (File photo)

Classical music festival returns to the Bulkley Valley

Spirit of the North Classical Music Festival runs Aug. 10 - 14 in Smithers and Prince George

Rifflandia returns to Victoria for the first time in four years Sept. 15-18. (Photo courtesy of Rifflandia)

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

September lineup unveiled for the first Victoria fest in four years

  • May 4, 2022
Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)

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

Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)

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

Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)
All services down for CityWest customers in Terrace and Kitimat due to an unplanned outage. (Filephoto)

UPDATE: CityWest services restored in Kitimat and Terrace after outage

The services were down after an unplanned outage on Nov.18

All services down for CityWest customers in Terrace and Kitimat due to an unplanned outage. (Filephoto)
Jennifer Lopez, playing a trained assassin in the upcoming Netflix movie “The Mother.” (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)

Tenure application reveals filming details of Netflix production The Mother in northwest B.C.

Filming involves the Second Unit stunt team, snowmobiles, trained wolves and explosives

Jennifer Lopez, playing a trained assassin in the upcoming Netflix movie “The Mother.” (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)
Director Niki Caro (left) with ‘The Mother’ star Jennifer Lopez on set in Vancouver. (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)

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

Director Niki Caro (left) with ‘The Mother’ star Jennifer Lopez on set in Vancouver. (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)
Mark Tworow, left, and Mark Thibeault prepare for their October Terrace Art Gallery exhibition in a studio space they share in Smithers. (Contributed photo)

Terrace Art Gallery holds reception Oct. 8 for pair of Smithers artists

Mark Thibeault and Mark Tworow will be in the gallery with their exhibition Coastal Influence

Mark Tworow, left, and Mark Thibeault prepare for their October Terrace Art Gallery exhibition in a studio space they share in Smithers. (Contributed photo)
“Passage Through the Trees” by Mark Thibeault, 22x14 mixed media on paper. (Contributed photo)

Pair of Smithereens headline at Terrace Art Gallery in October

Mark Thibeault and Mark Tworow head west with their abstract expressionism

“Passage Through the Trees” by Mark Thibeault, 22x14 mixed media on paper. (Contributed photo)
Prince Rupert has been chosen as one of only six locations across the country to host a satellite screening of a Toronto International Film Festival movie on Sept. 13. The movie called ‘Official Competition’ stars Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz (Photo: supplied by TIFF)

Prince Rupert one of six cities chosen by Toronto International Film Festival for screening

Prince Rupert’s premiere movie will be ‘Official Competition’ starring Antonio Banderas

Prince Rupert has been chosen as one of only six locations across the country to host a satellite screening of a Toronto International Film Festival movie on Sept. 13. The movie called ‘Official Competition’ stars Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz (Photo: supplied by TIFF)
A Smithers Art Gallery patron peruses an exhibition by Mark Thibeault. (Art Gallery photo)

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

A Smithers Art Gallery patron peruses an exhibition by Mark Thibeault. (Art Gallery photo)
Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Christmas movie filming in Vernon transforms downtown into winter wonderland

Three Hallmark films and one Lifetime being shot in Okanagan

Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)
Scalawag (aka Teo Saefkow) will support his new EP Runaway with a tour in September with stops in Smithers, Prince Rupert and Terrace. (Publicity photo)

Scalawag (Teo Saefkow) drops new video today

“Run Away” video is third from Scalawag’s new EP Runaway

Scalawag (aka Teo Saefkow) will support his new EP Runaway with a tour in September with stops in Smithers, Prince Rupert and Terrace. (Publicity photo)
Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)

One of B.C.’s Property Brothers nominated for Independent Lens award

Winner to be determined through audience votes on July 22

Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)
Dr. M. Jane Smith’s latest book contains prayers in both Gitxsanimx and English.

Dr. M. Jane Smith release book of Gitxsan prayers

The book is written in Gitxsanimx and English and illustrated by Gitxsan master carver Ken Mowatt

Dr. M. Jane Smith’s latest book contains prayers in both Gitxsanimx and English.
Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)

VIDEO: Chilliwack escape artist Matt Johnson dazzles judges on America’s Got Talent

Johnson brought a packed auditorium to its feet with a death-defying stunt

Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)
Participants from the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby show off their catch at the weigh-in. (The Northern View file photo)

VIDEO: Learn more about the second annual Tyee Fishing Derby

More than $15,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs on September 5

Participants from the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby show off their catch at the weigh-in. (The Northern View file photo)
Mark Perry on the main stage at Kispiox Music Festival. (Cassidy Muir)

2020 Kispiox Valley Music Festival cancelled

The festival society says it will use the break to upgrade facilities on the festival grounds

Mark Perry on the main stage at Kispiox Music Festival. (Cassidy Muir)
Painted bee-boxes are displayed on the McDonald families lawn last weekend. Submitted photo

Terrace a-buzz over the latest art trend

Backyard bee-box painting project explodes in popularity during difficult times

Painted bee-boxes are displayed on the McDonald families lawn last weekend. Submitted photo
Terrace Public Library Director David Tremblay says the library is rolling out online programs for kids, and expects to have expanded borrowing options for e-books to help families through periods of self isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Natalia Balcerzak/File Photo)
Terrace Public Library Director David Tremblay says the library is rolling out online programs for kids, and expects to have expanded borrowing options for e-books to help families through periods of self isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Natalia Balcerzak/File Photo)