Lauren Benn

posted 188 stories to Terrace Standard.
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All that glitters

THE SURGE of mineral exploration and development taking place in the northwest has created new opportunities for investors looking to make a profit.

  • Jun 8th, 2011 4:00pm

Terrace charity helps Japan

Friends of Soma, a local charity organized by Terrace-born teacher Katherine Geeraert, raised $6,500 to date to help Japanese students affected by Japan’s triple tragedy.

  • May 31st, 2011 6:00am

Young musicians return from Nationals

Three Terrace schools recently returned from MusicFest Canada — a five-day-long, three-stage music festival which showcases leading talent amongst young Canadian musicians.

  • May 30th, 2011 8:00am

Community kitchen inches along

When money ran out and dreams of opening a community kitchen in Terrace fell short, volunteers and donors were quick to step in.

  • May 29th, 2011 4:00pm

Local wood carver starts up competition

There’s not much to stop by and see in Terrace, B.C., Joerg Jung recalls about reading his Lonely Planet book a couple of years ago.

  • May 25th, 2011 8:00am

Famine organized to fight homelessness

Students will go hungry and sleep in boxes, rain or shine, to raise awareness for homelessness in Terrace this Friday.

  • May 19th, 2011 7:00pm

School musicians travel to nationals

More than 100 young Terrace musicians are serenading the masses at MusicFest Canada this week in Vancouver.

  • May 18th, 2011 7:00am

Garbage truck snags power line

As a city garbage truck backed into the driveway of 4619 Hillcrest Ave. in Terrace yesterday morning, it snagged some low hanging power lines, trapping the driver inside the vehicle.

  • May 17th, 2011 8:00pm

Opera star Terrace born

THE MICROPHONE died as an eight-year-old Ambur Braid sang for the crowd at the Pacific Northwest Music Festival.

  • May 17th, 2011 11:00am

Howe Creek Trail opens

A crowd gathered at the Howe Creek Trail yesterday for a ceremony celebrating its contribution to the community and its history.

  • May 15th, 2011 2:00pm

Dollars raised for charity with McHappy Day

Terrace community members threw on aprons May 11 and worked at McDonald's to raise money for charity.

  • May 13th, 2011 8:00pm

College needs to cut $1.1 million

NORTHWEST Community College is working on a budget-cutting plan designed to cure a deficit of $1.1 million.

Despite rising costs and demands for services, NWCC president Denise Henning said the college hasn’t seen a budget increase in years.

  • May 11th, 2011 4:00pm

College votes to raise tuition

Northwest Community College tuition fees will increase by two per cent this fall.

Despite students protests and worries from some board members that the college doesn't have a final budget, the increase – amounting to $50,000 – was voted in today.

  • May 6th, 2011 7:00am

Students call for tuition freeze

A proposed two per cent tuition increase at Northwest Community College has students demanding a freeze instead.

  • Apr 27th, 2011 8:00am

Voting dates and locations are set

The federal election is fast approaching and dates and polling locations in Terrace are set.

  • Apr 24th, 2011 8:00pm

Terrace Earth Hour energy use in the dark

Earth Hour energy savings for B.C. cities have been tallied and among them, Terrace ranked - no where.

  • Apr 5th, 2011 8:00am

Kitselas to receive settlement monies

Kitselas First Nation has plans to spend nearly $3.5 million, but part of that sum is awaiting a signed agreement from the federal government.

  • Mar 30th, 2011 10:00am

Rock slide reduces traffic lane on Hwy16

A rock slide is blocking half of Hwy16 about 70 km east of Terrace.

  • Mar 28th, 2011 10:00am

City powers down for Earth Hour

Darkness will sweep the planet on March 26 as millions of people switch off their lights for Earth Hour and Terrace is no exception.

  • Mar 23rd, 2011 12:00pm

New depots for old bulbs

Terrace can finally recycle mercury-laden compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs).

  • Mar 21st, 2011 4:00pm