Ben Bogstie

Vials of Pfizer-BioNTech are displayed at the counter at the Terrace Sportsplex during phase two of B.C.’s COVID-19 immunization campaign in March. (Black Press Media File Photo)

COVID-19 vaccination rates lag in Terrace area

Northern Health planning future clinics for Terrace that would use a ‘roving vaccine team’

Vials of Pfizer-BioNTech are displayed at the counter at the Terrace Sportsplex during phase two of B.C.’s COVID-19 immunization campaign in March. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Adeana Young was selected on July 12 to run as the Green Party candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley in the next federal election. (Submitted Photo/Green Party of Canada Skeena-Bulkley Valley EDA)

Greens choose Adeana Young as candidate for Skeena—Bulkley Valley

Young has served on the Old Massett village council and as a School District 50 trustee

Adeana Young was selected on July 12 to run as the Green Party candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley in the next federal election. (Submitted Photo/Green Party of Canada Skeena-Bulkley Valley EDA)
Members of the Terrace Fire Department conduct a live propane fire training exercise on July 11, 2021. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

VIDEO: Terrace Fire Department conducts live propane fire training

Members of the Terrace Fire Department learn how to battle propane fires

Members of the Terrace Fire Department conduct a live propane fire training exercise on July 11, 2021. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
Copper staining at the Mitchell deposit. Seabridge Gold announced on July 5 that it had entered into a cost sharing agreement with Eskay Mining Corp. for the construction of the first nine kilometres of an access road to the KSM project. (Seabridge Gold photo)

Seabridge Gold, Eskay Mining reach access road agreement

Companies agree to cost sharing framework for first nine kilometres of Coulter Creek Access Road

Copper staining at the Mitchell deposit. Seabridge Gold announced on July 5 that it had entered into a cost sharing agreement with Eskay Mining Corp. for the construction of the first nine kilometres of an access road to the KSM project. (Seabridge Gold photo)
Northwest Regional Airport employees prepare to unload an Airbus A230 on June 30, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Northwest Regional Airport to host Airbus A320 flights

Flights to be operated by Air Canada three times per week

Northwest Regional Airport employees prepare to unload an Airbus A230 on June 30, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Ben’s Blog: Be calm during summer travels

As travel restrictions ease around B.C., Canada and the world, there is…

An aerial photograph of Hwy 16 and the Kitsumkalum Boat Launch on June 3 at 2:30 p.m. The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine is hosting a town hall July 7 to help connect people affected by flooding access services and support. (Richard Parker-Wesley/Facebook)

RDKS hosting town hall for people affected by northwest B.C. flooding

Today’s event will include representatives from Emergency Management B.C.

An aerial photograph of Hwy 16 and the Kitsumkalum Boat Launch on June 3 at 2:30 p.m. The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine is hosting a town hall July 7 to help connect people affected by flooding access services and support. (Richard Parker-Wesley/Facebook)
Ferry Island Campground has been added to the City of Terrace’s fire ban. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Terrace fire ban extended to Ferry Island

Fire department warns of dangers posed by sky lanterns

Ferry Island Campground has been added to the City of Terrace’s fire ban. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Terrace resident, hockey coach and Terrace Standard columnist Steve Smyth is moving to Chase, B.C. in July. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Skeena Voices | ‘Leaving a good chunk of my heart here’

Longtime Terrace resident and hockey coach

Terrace resident, hockey coach and Terrace Standard columnist Steve Smyth is moving to Chase, B.C. in July. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Matriarchs in Training, a Terrace-based group consisting of Indigenous women and allies, organized an anti-colonial day march on July 1, in the city. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)

VIDEO: Northwest B.C. matriarchs take to the streets in ‘anti-colonial day’ march to reclaim July 1

Terrace-based Matriarchs in Training led the march from Millennium Park Trail to George Little Park

Matriarchs in Training, a Terrace-based group consisting of Indigenous women and allies, organized an anti-colonial day march on July 1, in the city. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)
St. Paul’s Anglican Church, which is abandoned and not used by the community, was burnt down late at night on July 1. (Ivan Terri-Lynn Milton/Facebook)

VIDEO: Fire levels historic Anglican church in northwest B.C. on Canada Day

St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Gitwangak was destroyed late at night on July 1

St. Paul’s Anglican Church, which is abandoned and not used by the community, was burnt down late at night on July 1. (Ivan Terri-Lynn Milton/Facebook)
Al Lehmann

Upping our game

Columnist Al Lehmann says we need to rise to the occasion to fight climate emergency

Al Lehmann
Cat bites can result in infection and can be very dangerous. (File Photo)

Ben’s Blog: Don’t let one bad experience ‘ruin’ things forever

Cat bites can cause infection and result in a lasting dislike of felines

Cat bites can result in infection and can be very dangerous. (File Photo)
The City of Terrace enacted a campfire ban within municipal limits starting at noon on June 30, 2021. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Terrace implements campfire ban

Ferry Island campfires, CSA-rated or ULC-rated cooking stoves still permitted

The City of Terrace enacted a campfire ban within municipal limits starting at noon on June 30, 2021. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Dave Gordon signed the City of Terrace council oath of office on June 28, 2021. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Dave Gordon sworn in as Terrace councillor

Gordon won the Terrace council byelection held June 5

Dave Gordon signed the City of Terrace council oath of office on June 28, 2021. (Black Press Media File Photo)
The City of Terrace has enacted a lawn and garden sprinkling ban as water consumption increases during B.C.’s heat wave. (Black Press Media File photo)

Terrace implements sprinkling ban

Public urged to conserve water, heat causing high level of demand on city’s water system

The City of Terrace has enacted a lawn and garden sprinkling ban as water consumption increases during B.C.’s heat wave. (Black Press Media File photo)
A fire caused some damage to the entrance of St. Paul's Anglican Church on Gitwangak Indian Band land on June 26, 2021. Police say the fire is suspicious. (Facebook/Gitwangak Band Office)

RCMP investigating suspicious church fire in northwest B.C.

St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Gitwangak remains intact after June 26 suspicious fire

A fire caused some damage to the entrance of St. Paul's Anglican Church on Gitwangak Indian Band land on June 26, 2021. Police say the fire is suspicious. (Facebook/Gitwangak Band Office)
The City of Terrace is setting up a cooling centre in the Sportsplex during the heatwave this weekend. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Cooling centre to be established in Sportsplex

Temperatures are forecast to reach into the mid-30’s during heat wave

The City of Terrace is setting up a cooling centre in the Sportsplex during the heatwave this weekend. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Three-year old Gabriel takes aim with the water features at the Rotary Splash Park in Terrace as temperatures ticked above 30-degrees in July, 2018. (Black Press Media File Photo)

‘Unprecedented’ heat wave forecast for Terrace this weekend

Fire prohibitions and expert tips for staying safe in the heat this weekend

Three-year old Gabriel takes aim with the water features at the Rotary Splash Park in Terrace as temperatures ticked above 30-degrees in July, 2018. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Terrace teenager Julia Yoo is an accomplished violin player and singer. She also has experience playing the harp and piano. (Submitted Photo/Julia Yoo)

Skeena Voices | Local singer has exciting future

Julia Yoo is set to attend UBC to study science and music

Terrace teenager Julia Yoo is an accomplished violin player and singer. She also has experience playing the harp and piano. (Submitted Photo/Julia Yoo)