Lauren Benn

Local church gathers food for Thanksgiving food drive

A local church collected food last week in preparation for Thanksgiving by distributing and then collecting bags from homes in the Terrace area.

Stewart road access opens today

The Village of Stewart has road access once again, and it comes one day earlier than expected.

City to help subsidize ski co-op

IT was the third time lucky for the local non-profit group that wants to buy the Shames Mountain ski facility.

Stranded tourists flown from Stewart

Some visitors stranded in Stewart were flown out today after heavy rains and flooding chewed sections of HWY 37A and collapsed a bridge, isolating the town by destroying road access.

Council again ponders aid for ski hill buy

TERRACE CITY council may have twice now turned down requests for money by a local non profit group which wants to buy the Shames Mountain ski facility but it may yet become involved in some fashion.

Chamber helps save energy costs

SMALL NORTHWEST businesses now have an easier way to get government grants to help them cut down on power costs.

Top priority: Council to debate spending plan

CITY COUNCIL is meeting tomorrow to decide how it might spend nearly $400,000.

Fewer forest fires this year

WHILE THE number of forest fires to date in the northwest region is at a five-year low, the total area that did burn is up from previous years.

Full time mayor favoured

A MAJORITY of people responding to a Terrace and District Chamber of Commerce opinion poll favoured the city having a full time mayor.

Wood chips fly for art

ARTISTS WITH chainsaws will carve up a storm in the Save-On-Foods parking lot starting Thursday, July 28.

Chamber poll backs Shames purchase

SHOULD Terrace spend an unexpected $375,000 provincial grant on demolishing the city-owned Greig Ave. Co-op building or on supporting the purchase of the Shames Mountain ski hill?

City weighs in on full-time idea

A full-time mayor would further economic development in Terrace, says the Terrace and District Chamber of Commerce, but a poll of city councillor opinions shows not all are in favour.

Big tax a tight squeeze for mill

While B.C.’s premier and minister of jobs visited the Kitwanga sawmill to celebrate the resurgence of B.C. forestry, industry leaders were just starting to cope with a big tax hike on logs for the Kispiox region.

City staff paid at lower end of the scale

The City of Terrace is still spending less money paying its city staff compared to Kitimat and Prince Rupert.

333 days in an RV: a local family lives their dream – on a budget

THE DEVIL'S highway used to be its name, but the Munday family didn’t know this as they looked down at their map to a winding Route 191.

Cold summer sets 10-year record

IF IT were a battle between rain and shine this summer, those who bet on cooler, wetter weather would be walking home with fuller pockets now— albeit soggy ones.

Students go on hunger strike

STUDENTS WILL go hungry and sleep in boxes, rain or shine, to raise awareness of homeless and vulnerable youths in Terrace this Friday.

Community fund set up for groups

The city of Terrace is spearheading an endowment fund initiative that will benefit community groups and organizations.

UPDATED: New Kitselas chief councillor elected

KITSELAS VOTED in a new chief councillor and new members to council during elections June 10.

Websites aim to bring in money

AROUND $40,000 is being spent by the city’s economic arm to develop two websites in the hopes that they will promote the northwest and attract investment.