Binny Paul, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

City of Terrace Mayor Carol Leclerc, left, received the plaque from Terrace Community Foundation Chair, Norm Parry at George Little Park. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

VIDEO: Terrace Community Foundation marks 10 years as a philanthropic organization in the city

The plaque presented by the Foundation will be permanently displayed at City Hall

City of Terrace Mayor Carol Leclerc, left, received the plaque from Terrace Community Foundation Chair, Norm Parry at George Little Park. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
The report prepared by Independent Investigations Office of BC said that no offence was committed by the police officer from Lisims/ Nass Valley RCMP detachment while responding to a stabbing incident that led to an in-custody death. (Black Press file photo)

Nass Valley RCMP officer cleared in October 2020 police-involved death

Independent Investigations Office of B.C. concludes no offence committed by police officer

The report prepared by Independent Investigations Office of BC said that no offence was committed by the police officer from Lisims/ Nass Valley RCMP detachment while responding to a stabbing incident that led to an in-custody death. (Black Press file photo)
Terrace Community Fund was able to set up the Dare to Dream Fund with a significant donation from Trumpeter Donnie Clark. (File photo)

Dare to Dream Fund set up after a large donation from musician Donnie Clark

The fund will provide financial support for the Dare to Dream music program in Terrace and Thornhill

Terrace Community Fund was able to set up the Dare to Dream Fund with a significant donation from Trumpeter Donnie Clark. (File photo)
Terrace fire department responded to a call from Skeena Saw Mills at the early hours of Friday morning. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)

UPDATE: Fire crews respond to early morning incident at Skeena Sawmills

No injuries were reported as mill workers immediately alerted the fire department after seeing smoke

Terrace fire department responded to a call from Skeena Saw Mills at the early hours of Friday morning. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)
Kitselas First Nation members participate in a seed-sorting session at Tea Creek farms in Kitwanga. The First Nation has partnered with Tea Creek to develop a community-operated farm near Terrace. ( Tea Creek/ Facebook)

Kitselas First Nation to develop community-operated market garden outside of Terrace

Phase 1 of the project will spread across two acres of land near Queensway Drive

Kitselas First Nation members participate in a seed-sorting session at Tea Creek farms in Kitwanga. The First Nation has partnered with Tea Creek to develop a community-operated farm near Terrace. ( Tea Creek/ Facebook)
The program provided Indigenous youths hands-on experience in machine operation, carpentry, construction and agricultural practices among other trades and skills. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)

VIDEO: On the road to Indigenous-led food sovereignty in northwest B.C.

The first step involves training youths and increasing local expertise, say Tea Creek farm owners

The program provided Indigenous youths hands-on experience in machine operation, carpentry, construction and agricultural practices among other trades and skills. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)
Chairs stacked up inside Kathleen’s Grill on Tetrault Street following B.C.’s Mar.29 ‘circuit breaker’ announcement that halts in-person dining at bars and restaurants for three weeks. (Binny Paul photo/ Terrace Standard)

Terrace restaurateurs “shocked” by B.C.’s new circuit breaker rules

Locally owned restaurants will bear the burden of the three-week halt of in-person dining, say owners

Chairs stacked up inside Kathleen’s Grill on Tetrault Street following B.C.’s Mar.29 ‘circuit breaker’ announcement that halts in-person dining at bars and restaurants for three weeks. (Binny Paul photo/ Terrace Standard)
City of Terrace intends to resume its annual homeless count in April after a hiatus last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Binny Paul photo/ Terrace Standard)

City to conduct 2021 annual homeless count in April

The last count took place in 2019 and reported 71 people experiencing homelessness in Terrace

City of Terrace intends to resume its annual homeless count in April after a hiatus last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Binny Paul photo/ Terrace Standard)
The City of Terrace is considering a Portland Loo installation in a prime downtown location to address the rising need for an all-season public washroom in the community. (Photo courtesy Portland Loo)

Terrace jumps on the Portland Loo bandwagon with an all-season public washroom proposal

City will seek $250,000 grant funding to install the unit in a downtown area location

The City of Terrace is considering a Portland Loo installation in a prime downtown location to address the rising need for an all-season public washroom in the community. (Photo courtesy Portland Loo)
Nurse Vicki Niemi administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Joyce, 88, on Mar. 23, 2020 at the Terrace Sportsplex. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

VIDEO: A look inside Terrace’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic

Around 850 residents are expected to be vaccinated this week at the Terrace Sportsplex

Nurse Vicki Niemi administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Joyce, 88, on Mar. 23, 2020 at the Terrace Sportsplex. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Dave Gordon, president of the the Terrace Downtown Improvement Area poses for a photograph near a sidewalk in downtown Terrace. Gordon has been advocating for a safe injection site after repeated complaints from business owners and residents about used syringes discarded on the streets. Photo by Binny Paul/Terrace Standard.

Increased overdoses, discarded needles fuel debate

Push for safe drug injection site gathers steam in Terrace

Dave Gordon, president of the the Terrace Downtown Improvement Area poses for a photograph near a sidewalk in downtown Terrace. Gordon has been advocating for a safe injection site after repeated complaints from business owners and residents about used syringes discarded on the streets. Photo by Binny Paul/Terrace Standard.
The City of Terrace and its partners won the Economic Recovery and Resiliency Award. (File Photo)

City’s shop local passport program wins provincial award

Terrace won the Economic Recovery and Resiliency Award in the under 20,000 population category

The City of Terrace and its partners won the Economic Recovery and Resiliency Award. (File Photo)
Crews responded to a fire that broke out in the basement of a house at Tuck Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. (Binny Paul /The Terrace Standard)

Crews respond to structural fire on Tuck Avenue

Residents evacuated, no injuries

Crews responded to a fire that broke out in the basement of a house at Tuck Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. (Binny Paul /The Terrace Standard)
Pedestrians are requested to use alternate routes such as the Howe Creek Trail network or the path that runs from Mountain Vista Drive/ Bailey Street to the bottom of Lanfear Hill.

Lanfear Hill closed to pedestrians until further notice due to erosion

Pedestrians requested to use alternate routes until city conducts safety assessment

Pedestrians are requested to use alternate routes such as the Howe Creek Trail network or the path that runs from Mountain Vista Drive/ Bailey Street to the bottom of Lanfear Hill.
A photo from 2017 shows Nuchatlaht First Nation members gathered outside the Supreme Court in Vancouver after filing the land title case. ( Nuchatlaht First Nation).

B.C. Supreme Court set to hear historic Indigenous land title case next year

Nuchatlaht First Nation gets its day in court in March 2022, five years after first filing its case

A photo from 2017 shows Nuchatlaht First Nation members gathered outside the Supreme Court in Vancouver after filing the land title case. ( Nuchatlaht First Nation).
Sanford and Marlana Williams. Submitted photo.

The silence of Sanford Williams: B.C. master carver and his wife navigate racism

Indigenous carver and residential school survivor didn’t know how to speak up against discrimination

Sanford and Marlana Williams. Submitted photo.
Paul and Marion Bauer’s boat, Luna Mare, had to be repaired after the hull endured damage after colliding into a rock in the Strait of Georgia. Since November, the couple have been living on their boat anchored at Discovery Harbour in Campbell River.

German couple sailing the world find unexpected refuge in B.C.

Multi-year journey included a global pandemic, a damaged boat and being turned away at ports

Paul and Marion Bauer’s boat, Luna Mare, had to be repaired after the hull endured damage after colliding into a rock in the Strait of Georgia. Since November, the couple have been living on their boat anchored at Discovery Harbour in Campbell River.
Doctors and counsellors warn of an increase in panic attacks, anxiety, depression and suicide ideas between ages 10 to 14, in Campbell River. ( Black Press file photo)

Extended pandemic feeding the anxieties of B.C.’s youth

Parents not sure what to do, urged to reach out for help

Doctors and counsellors warn of an increase in panic attacks, anxiety, depression and suicide ideas between ages 10 to 14, in Campbell River. ( Black Press file photo)
A Photo from Sept. 2020, when First Nations and wild salmon advocates took to the streets in Campbell River to protest against open-pen fish farms in B.C.’s waters. On Dec. 17, federal fisheries minister Bernadette Jordan announced her decision to phase out 19 fish farms from Discovery Islands. (Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror)

B.C. chiefs say Discovery Island fish farm process did not get reconciliation right

Wei Wai Kum and We Wai Kai chiefs say feds, province and industry all missed opportunities

A Photo from Sept. 2020, when First Nations and wild salmon advocates took to the streets in Campbell River to protest against open-pen fish farms in B.C.’s waters. On Dec. 17, federal fisheries minister Bernadette Jordan announced her decision to phase out 19 fish farms from Discovery Islands. (Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror)
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Horgan chastising feds for Discovery Islands fish farm decision ‘ironic’: First Nation chief

Wei Wai Kum says province ignored request for Broughton-like-process long before federal involvement

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