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Columnist Steve Smyth (File photo)

One for the road: Columnist Steve Smyth signs off

After nearly 60 years of residency, this will likely be the last…

Columnist Steve Smyth (File photo)
The City of Terrace is setting up a town hall meeting to address the ‘crisis’ in the downtown area. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Terrace council declares crisis in downtown

City staff are in the process of setting up town hall meeting

The City of Terrace is setting up a town hall meeting to address the ‘crisis’ in the downtown area. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Terrace RCMP responded to 231 calls from June 7 through June 13, 2021. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Assault with a weapon, man climbing building among Terrace RCMP calls last week

Police responded to over 230 calls from June 7 to June 13, 2021

Terrace RCMP responded to 231 calls from June 7 through June 13, 2021. (Black Press Media File Photo)
This concept artwork from July 2020 shows the inland port planned for the former Skeena Cellulose mill site in Terrace. (Image courtesy Hatha Callis, Progressive Ventures Group)

VIDEO: Highlights of Terrace’s inland port public hearing

Council gave third reading to two zoning amendments on June 14

This concept artwork from July 2020 shows the inland port planned for the former Skeena Cellulose mill site in Terrace. (Image courtesy Hatha Callis, Progressive Ventures Group)
The Independent Investigations Office of BC has concluded police acted appropriately in the lead-up to a fatal ATV crash north of Terrace on May 23, 2021. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Police watchdog finds no police wrongdoing in fatal ATV crash

The May 23 crash resulted in the death of a Terrace woman

The Independent Investigations Office of BC has concluded police acted appropriately in the lead-up to a fatal ATV crash north of Terrace on May 23, 2021. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Terrace RCMP are investigating an incident on the CN tracks in Terrace that resulted in a woman’s death on May 29, 2021. (Black Press Media)

Terrace RCMP, Coroners Service investigating train fatality

Woman struck by train on May 29: RCMP

Terrace RCMP are investigating an incident on the CN tracks in Terrace that resulted in a woman’s death on May 29, 2021. (Black Press Media)
Nirmal Parmar has been a part of multiple community organizations since he arrived in Terrace in 1969. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Skeena Voices | Planting mango trees in Terrace

Nirmal Parmar has been an active volunteer since arriving in the northwest in 1969

Nirmal Parmar has been a part of multiple community organizations since he arrived in Terrace in 1969. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
The BC Coroners Service is investigating the sudden death of a man in New Remo on June 3, 2021. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Man found deceased in flooded New Remo basement

RCMP do not believe criminality was involved in the death

The BC Coroners Service is investigating the sudden death of a man in New Remo on June 3, 2021. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Wesley White was diagnosed with a brain injury following a difficult birth in Prince George. He is currently in a support sitting chair. (Submitted Photo/Kristy White)

Nisga’a woman plans to file lawsuit against Northern Health

Kristy White alleges racism, malpractice at Prince George hospital left her child with brain damage

Wesley White was diagnosed with a brain injury following a difficult birth in Prince George. He is currently in a support sitting chair. (Submitted Photo/Kristy White)
The Skeena River in Terrace on June 1, at approximately 4:45 p.m. The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine is planning to issue an evacuation order for parts of Old Remo, New Remo, and Usk. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

UPDATE: New Remo and Old Remo under evacuation order

City of Terrace believes risk of flood may have crested

The Skeena River in Terrace on June 1, at approximately 4:45 p.m. The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine is planning to issue an evacuation order for parts of Old Remo, New Remo, and Usk. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
There were two new COVID-19 cases reported in the Terrace Local Health Area between May 23 and May 29, 2021. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)

Terrace vaccination rate aligned with B.C. average

Over 70 per cent of adults have first dose, two new COVID-19 cases reported in Terrace

There were two new COVID-19 cases reported in the Terrace Local Health Area between May 23 and May 29, 2021. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)
The Skeena River in Terrace, pictured on June 2 at around 1 p.m. The Skeena River has been upgraded to a Flood Watch, according to the BC River Forecast Centre. (Dan McGuire/Terrace Standard)

Skeena River on ‘flood watch’ advisory

The river is forecasted to potentially reach a once-in-20-year flow rate level

The Skeena River in Terrace, pictured on June 2 at around 1 p.m. The Skeena River has been upgraded to a Flood Watch, according to the BC River Forecast Centre. (Dan McGuire/Terrace Standard)
Ferry Island will be closed as of June 2 due to rising water levels and new camping bookings are halted until further notice. (Ben Bogstie/ Terrace Standard)

Ferry Island closed until further notice

City not accepting camping bookings due to flooding

Ferry Island will be closed as of June 2 due to rising water levels and new camping bookings are halted until further notice. (Ben Bogstie/ Terrace Standard)
The Skeena River in Terrace on June 1, at approximately 4:45 p.m. An hour earlier, The BC River Forecast Centre issued a High Streamflow Advisory for the Skeena and Bulkley rivers. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
The Skeena River in Terrace on June 1, at approximately 4:45 p.m. An hour earlier, The BC River Forecast Centre issued a High Streamflow Advisory for the Skeena and Bulkley rivers. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
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Ben’s Blog: Ideas from the past can help us in the present

We should take some 450-year-old advice

(Black Press Media File photo)
Volunteer Terrace’s seniors programs are being challenged by skyrocketing lumber prices, competition by employers and waitlists. (Black Press Media File)

Lumber prices, waitlists among challenges for seniors programs

Volunteer Terrace encourages people to help seniors

Volunteer Terrace’s seniors programs are being challenged by skyrocketing lumber prices, competition by employers and waitlists. (Black Press Media File)
Jaimie Davis operates an online business in Terrace selling her handmade jewelry around the world. (Jaimie Davis/Facebook)

Skeena Voices | ‘I’m continuing on with this legacy’

Jaimie Davis is a local Indigenous artist and entrepreneur

Jaimie Davis operates an online business in Terrace selling her handmade jewelry around the world. (Jaimie Davis/Facebook)
All four Terrace city council byelection candidates participated in an all candidates forum, hosted virtually via Zoom on May 25. (File Photo)

Byelection candidates respond to questions from the public during forum

Event was hosted by the Terrace & District Chamber of Commerce

All four Terrace city council byelection candidates participated in an all candidates forum, hosted virtually via Zoom on May 25. (File Photo)
Terrace RCMP, WorkSafe BC and BC Highways were on scene after a logging truck had flipped over on the Sande Overpass on April 1, 2019. According to ICBC data, there were 46 total crashes either on the overpass or at adjoining intersections between 2016 and 2020. (Black Press Media File Photo)

VIDEO: Terrace’s most dangerous intersections according to ICBC data

There were nearly 30 casualty crashes at Kalum St. and Keith Ave. intersection between 2016 and 2020

Terrace RCMP, WorkSafe BC and BC Highways were on scene after a logging truck had flipped over on the Sande Overpass on April 1, 2019. According to ICBC data, there were 46 total crashes either on the overpass or at adjoining intersections between 2016 and 2020. (Black Press Media File Photo)
There were two new COVID-19 cases reported in Terrace between May 16 and May 22, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control)

Two new COVID-19 cases reported in Terrace, nearly 70 per cent of adults vaccinated

The Nass Valley, Kitimat, Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii reported zero new cases

There were two new COVID-19 cases reported in Terrace between May 16 and May 22, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control)