Ben Bogstie

A man was found deceased in a wooded area south of Terrace on Oct. 1, 2021. RCMP do not suspect any criminality in the man’s death. (Black Press file photo)

Man found deceased in wooded area south of Terrace

Police do not believe criminality was involved in death

A man was found deceased in a wooded area south of Terrace on Oct. 1, 2021. RCMP do not suspect any criminality in the man’s death. (Black Press file photo)
Rotary Club of Terrace members from left to right: Tony deViveiros, former club president, Brian Downie, Sean Bujtas, current president. Veritas students from left to right: Grayson Raposo, Grade 3, Zoe Karrer, Grade 2, Addison Campbell, Grade 4 and Ella Biggs, Grade 1. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Zip line installed at Veritas Catholic School playground in Terrace

Rotary Club of Terrace donated $20,000 to the project

Rotary Club of Terrace members from left to right: Tony deViveiros, former club president, Brian Downie, Sean Bujtas, current president. Veritas students from left to right: Grayson Raposo, Grade 3, Zoe Karrer, Grade 2, Addison Campbell, Grade 4 and Ella Biggs, Grade 1. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
There were 23 new COVID-19 cases in Terrace and 17 in Kitimat during the week of Sept. 19, to Sept. 25, 2021. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)

Terrace adds 23 new COVID-19 cases, Kitimat sees jump

Two-dose vaccine coverage over 70 per cent in most of northwest B.C.

There were 23 new COVID-19 cases in Terrace and 17 in Kitimat during the week of Sept. 19, to Sept. 25, 2021. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)
The City of Terrace is in the final stages of restricting firework use to Oct. 31 only. (Black Press Media file photo)

Council finalizing new rules restricting fireworks in Terrace

Fireworks use would only be permitted on Halloween

The City of Terrace is in the final stages of restricting firework use to Oct. 31 only. (Black Press Media file photo)
The City of Terrace is starting a six-month-long pilot project in January 2022, providing free menstrual products in eight public washrooms around the city. (Black Press Media file photo)

Free menstrual products coming to select washrooms in Terrace

City starting six-month-long pilot project in January

The City of Terrace is starting a six-month-long pilot project in January 2022, providing free menstrual products in eight public washrooms around the city. (Black Press Media file photo)
Of 86 respondents, most people indicated that they were satisfied with the City of Terrace in its 2021 Citizen Satisfaction Survey. The results of the survey were presented to council on Sept. 22. (Black Press Media file Photo)

Nearly two-thirds of survey respondents satisfied with the City of Terrace

Results of 2021 Citizen Satisfaction Survey were presented to council Sept. 22

Of 86 respondents, most people indicated that they were satisfied with the City of Terrace in its 2021 Citizen Satisfaction Survey. The results of the survey were presented to council on Sept. 22. (Black Press Media file Photo)
The province is investing $45,000 to establish a situation table in the Upper Skeena area. (Black Press Media file photo)

Program to connect vulnerable people with supports gets funding for Hazelton area

Upper Skeena joins other northwest communities in setting up situation table

The province is investing $45,000 to establish a situation table in the Upper Skeena area. (Black Press Media file photo)
Columnist Andre Carrel (File photo)

COLUMN: Neoliberalism has eroded trust

Columnist Andre Carrel discusses how neoliberalism has changed our relationship to governments

Columnist Andre Carrel (File photo)
Aqua Clear Bottlers vehicles were smeared with a red substance overnight between Sept. 21, and Sept. 22. RCMP believe the substance is costume blood. (Olivia Kopf/Terrace Standard)

Aqua Clear Bottlers vehicles marked with handprints, writing in red substance

Terrace RCMP believe the substance may be costume blood

Aqua Clear Bottlers vehicles were smeared with a red substance overnight between Sept. 21, and Sept. 22. RCMP believe the substance is costume blood. (Olivia Kopf/Terrace Standard)
Terrace and Kitimat recorded 23 and 12 new COVID-19 cases respectively between Sept. 12, to Sept. 18, 2021. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)

New Smithers COVID-19 cases down, infection rate remains high

Smithers recorded 74 new cases between Sept. 12 and 18, down from 117 the previous week

Terrace and Kitimat recorded 23 and 12 new COVID-19 cases respectively between Sept. 12, to Sept. 18, 2021. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)
Terrace and Kitimat recorded 23 and 12 new COVID-19 cases respectively between Sept. 12, to Sept. 18, 2021. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)

New COVID-19 cases increase again in northwest B.C.

Terrace recorded 23 new cases, Kitimat registered 12 between Sept. 12, and Sept. 18

Terrace and Kitimat recorded 23 and 12 new COVID-19 cases respectively between Sept. 12, to Sept. 18, 2021. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)
Crew members from fire departments across northwest B.C. participate in a heavy rescue training in Terrace on Wednesday, Sept. 22. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

VIDEO: Northwest B.C. fire departments conduct heavy rescue training in Terrace

Firefighters from Prince Rupert, Kitimat, and Terrace took part in the training

Crew members from fire departments across northwest B.C. participate in a heavy rescue training in Terrace on Wednesday, Sept. 22. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
Terrace Youth Soccer Association’s U12 boys came in first place at the “Tourney of the North” held in Smithers on Sept.18, and Sept. 19, 2021. (Paula Ferretti/Terrace Youth Soccer Association)

Terrace youth soccer team scores 12 goals in three games to finish first in tournament

Strong performance comes despite less practice time than other teams

Terrace Youth Soccer Association’s U12 boys came in first place at the “Tourney of the North” held in Smithers on Sept.18, and Sept. 19, 2021. (Paula Ferretti/Terrace Youth Soccer Association)
The start of the Nisga’a Highway in Terrace on Aug. 7, 2020. The highway was closed between Gitlaxt’aamiks and Gingolx on Sept. 21, 2021, due to flooding and a mudslide. (Black Press Media file photo)
The start of the Nisga’a Highway in Terrace on Aug. 7, 2020. The highway was closed between Gitlaxt’aamiks and Gingolx on Sept. 21, 2021, due to flooding and a mudslide. (Black Press Media file photo)
Terrace RCMP are investigating after a community mailbox on Findlay Lake Rd. was tampered with overnight on Sept. 16, 2021. (Terrace RCMP photo)

Terrace RCMP investigating after community mailbox damaged

Police do not have any suspects, unknown if parcels stolen

Terrace RCMP are investigating after a community mailbox on Findlay Lake Rd. was tampered with overnight on Sept. 16, 2021. (Terrace RCMP photo)
Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre on Sept.7, 2021 for the all candidates debate. From left to right: Adeana Young (Green Party, on screen), Jody Craven (PPC), Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Rod Taylor (CHP) and Claire Rattée (CPC). (Thom Barker/Smithers Interior News)

VIDEO: Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates spar over northwest issues during debate

Event featured five of six candidates for Sept. 20 federal election

Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre on Sept.7, 2021 for the all candidates debate. From left to right: Adeana Young (Green Party, on screen), Jody Craven (PPC), Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Rod Taylor (CHP) and Claire Rattée (CPC). (Thom Barker/Smithers Interior News)
Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)

Vote projection: NDP’s Bachrach heavy favourite in Skeena—Bulkley Valley

Incumbent candidate given a 99 per cent chance of holding northwest B.C. seat, per 338Canada

Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)
Terrace and Kitimat saw decreases in new COVID-19 cases during the week of Aug. 29 to Sept. 4. That is in contrast to the Smithers LHA, which reported close to 50 new cases. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)

New COVID-19 cases dip in Terrace and Kitimat but nearly triple in Smithers

Vaccination rates in most of northwest B.C. remain well below provincial average

Terrace and Kitimat saw decreases in new COVID-19 cases during the week of Aug. 29 to Sept. 4. That is in contrast to the Smithers LHA, which reported close to 50 new cases. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)
Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre on Sept.7, 2021 for the all candidates debate. From left to right: Adeana Young (Green Party, on screen), Jody Craven (PPC), Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Rod Taylor (CHP) and Claire Rattée (CPC). (Thom Barker/Smithers Interior News)

VIDEO: Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates spar over northwest issues during debate

Event featured five of six candidates for Sept. 20 federal election

Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre on Sept.7, 2021 for the all candidates debate. From left to right: Adeana Young (Green Party, on screen), Jody Craven (PPC), Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Rod Taylor (CHP) and Claire Rattée (CPC). (Thom Barker/Smithers Interior News)
View of the Kitimat River at the Lower Dyke, with two men headed out to fish on June 21, 2020. The DFO is urging people not to drive in the Kitimat River, as vehicles can damage salmon and their habitats. (Black Press Media file photo)

DFO warns of danger to salmon from people driving through Kitimat River

Off-road vehicles can squish, bury and beach fish eggs and fry

View of the Kitimat River at the Lower Dyke, with two men headed out to fish on June 21, 2020. The DFO is urging people not to drive in the Kitimat River, as vehicles can damage salmon and their habitats. (Black Press Media file photo)