Clare Rayment

Kitimat RCMP were requesting assistance locating 24-year-old Teah Wilken, who was last seen getting on a bus at City Centre Mall in Kitimat around 6:30 p.m. Monday (Nov. 23). Kitimat RCMP Facebook photo.

UPDATE: missing woman found safe at residence

Wilken last seen getting on bus at City Centre Mall in Kitimat around 6:30 p.m. Monday (Nov. 23)

Kitimat RCMP were requesting assistance locating 24-year-old Teah Wilken, who was last seen getting on a bus at City Centre Mall in Kitimat around 6:30 p.m. Monday (Nov. 23). Kitimat RCMP Facebook photo.
An aerial shot of Cedar Valley Lodge this past August, LNG Canada’s newest accommodation for workers. This is where several employees are isolating after a COVID-19 outbreak was declared last Thursday (Nov. 19). (Photo courtesy of LNG Canada)

41 positive COVID-19 cases associated with the LNG Canada site outbreak

Thirty-four of the 41 cases remain active, according to Northern Health

An aerial shot of Cedar Valley Lodge this past August, LNG Canada’s newest accommodation for workers. This is where several employees are isolating after a COVID-19 outbreak was declared last Thursday (Nov. 19). (Photo courtesy of LNG Canada)
Cases have gone up in Northern Health in the past week, as they have all over B.C. (K-J Millar/Black Press Media)

Northern Health reports new highest number of COVID-19 cases in one day

Nineteen cases were reported to Public Health last Tuesday (Nov. 17)

Cases have gone up in Northern Health in the past week, as they have all over B.C. (K-J Millar/Black Press Media)
(Photo courtesy of LNG Canada)
An aerial shot of Cedar Valley Lodge this past August, LNG Canada’s newest accommodation for workers. This is where several employees are isolating after a COVID-19 outbreak was declared Thursday.

COVID-19 outbreak at LNG Canada Project site

14 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 at this time

(Photo courtesy of LNG Canada)
An aerial shot of Cedar Valley Lodge this past August, LNG Canada’s newest accommodation for workers. This is where several employees are isolating after a COVID-19 outbreak was declared Thursday.
Black Press file photo

RCMP searching for missing man down Douglas Channel

The Kitimat RCMP are asking for any witnesses to come forward to help aid the search

Black Press file photo
The bear that broke into Makayla Robinson’s house and attic Wednesday (Nov. 4) evening in Kitamaat Village. (Makayla Robinson photo)

‘Thought it may have been our cat’: bear breaks into house in Kitamaat Village

Terrace Conservation Officer Services said the bear was starving and was interested in the food

The bear that broke into Makayla Robinson’s house and attic Wednesday (Nov. 4) evening in Kitamaat Village. (Makayla Robinson photo)
Ellis Ross (left), BC Liberal party, celebrated with his wife, Tracey after being named the preliminary winner of the 2020 snap provincial election.

Ross presumptive Skeena winner in snap B.C. election

Election outcome will not be official until mail-in ballots are counted

Ellis Ross (left), BC Liberal party, celebrated with his wife, Tracey after being named the preliminary winner of the 2020 snap provincial election.
Voting has officially closed throughout B.C. for the 2020 snap provincial election. (Clare Rayment)

Map of Skeena polling stations

Watch the updates on the map below as polling stations are counted throughout Skeena riding

Voting has officially closed throughout B.C. for the 2020 snap provincial election. (Clare Rayment)
Kitimat residents heading in to vote at their designated polling station at Mount Elizabeth Middle/Secondary School. Oct. 24, 2020. Clare Rayment photo.

Skeena residents make their way to the polls

Residents in Terrace, Kitimat, and surrounding communities are out voting for Election Day

Kitimat residents heading in to vote at their designated polling station at Mount Elizabeth Middle/Secondary School. Oct. 24, 2020. Clare Rayment photo.
BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer, independent candidate Martin Holzbauer, and incumbent BC Liberal candidate Ellis Ross at the second 2020 Skeena all-candidates forum, which was held in the Terrace Standard’s offices on Oct. 14. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Skeena candidates talk inland port, resource development at second All-Candidates Forum

The Forum was held Wednesday (Oct. 14) night at the Terrace Standard

BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer, independent candidate Martin Holzbauer, and incumbent BC Liberal candidate Ellis Ross at the second 2020 Skeena all-candidates forum, which was held in the Terrace Standard’s offices on Oct. 14. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Independent candidate Martin Holzbauer, BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer, and incumbent BC Liberal candidate Ellis Ross. (Jake Wray/Clare Rayment/Black Press)

Skeena candidates talk Indigenous issues

Residential schools, Coastal GasLink Pipeline, and rights and title among issues addressed

Independent candidate Martin Holzbauer, BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer, and incumbent BC Liberal candidate Ellis Ross. (Jake Wray/Clare Rayment/Black Press)
Independent candidate Martin Holzbauer, BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer, and incumbent BC Liberal candidate Ellis Ross are running in the Skeena riding. (Jake Wray/Clare Rayment/Black Press)

Skeena candidates talk natural resources

Mining, oil and gas, and forestry are important industries in the Skeena riding

Independent candidate Martin Holzbauer, BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer, and incumbent BC Liberal candidate Ellis Ross are running in the Skeena riding. (Jake Wray/Clare Rayment/Black Press)
The car was trapped, with its driver inside, in a ditch off Hirsch Creek Main near Onion Lake overnight Monday (Oct. 19). Oct. 20, 2020. Kitimat RCMP photo.

Man found after spending overnight stuck in car in a ditch near Onion Lake

Kitimat RCMP said the man was stuck there overnight for about 10 hours

The car was trapped, with its driver inside, in a ditch off Hirsch Creek Main near Onion Lake overnight Monday (Oct. 19). Oct. 20, 2020. Kitimat RCMP photo.
Martin Holzbauer, independent, Nicole Halbauer, BC NDP, and Ellis Ross, BC Liberal Party, are the candidates for the Skeena riding in the upcoming provincial election. (Terrace Standard/BC NDP)

Skeena candidates talk northwest education

Online learning access and early childhood education were common themes

Martin Holzbauer, independent, Nicole Halbauer, BC NDP, and Ellis Ross, BC Liberal Party, are the candidates for the Skeena riding in the upcoming provincial election. (Terrace Standard/BC NDP)
BC Liberals’ Skeena MLA Candidate Ellis Ross, left, with a photographer, BC Liberals’ North Coast MLA candidate Roy Jones Jr., an LNG Canada worker, and BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson. Wilkinson was in Kitimat on Wednesday (Oct. 14) to make an announcement. (Clare Rayment photo)

BC Liberals pledge to support a second LNG export facility in northern B.C.

The BC Liberal leader was in Kitimat Wednesday (Oct. 14) to make the announcement

BC Liberals’ Skeena MLA Candidate Ellis Ross, left, with a photographer, BC Liberals’ North Coast MLA candidate Roy Jones Jr., an LNG Canada worker, and BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson. Wilkinson was in Kitimat on Wednesday (Oct. 14) to make an announcement. (Clare Rayment photo)
Incumbent BC Liberal candidate Ellis Ross and BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer. (Black Press photo and BC NDP photo)

Skeena candidates talk COVID-19, economic recovery

Support all around for public health officer’s handling of pandemic so far

Incumbent BC Liberal candidate Ellis Ross and BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer. (Black Press photo and BC NDP photo)
The three candidates for Skeena riding at the All-Candidates Forum held in Kitimat Wednesday (Oct. 7) evening. Oct. 8, 2020. Clare Rayment photo.

First All-Candidates Forum for snap election held in Kitimat

The Forum brought together all three Skeena riding candidates to answer community-posed questions

The three candidates for Skeena riding at the All-Candidates Forum held in Kitimat Wednesday (Oct. 7) evening. Oct. 8, 2020. Clare Rayment photo.
Community members can register to attend the All-Candidates Forum for Skeena riding candidates, which is being held prior to the 2020 snap provincial election that was called earlier in September. (Black Press file photo)

Skeena riding All-Candidates Forum to be held in Kitimat

Community members in can submit questions in advance to the Kitimat Chamber of Commerce

Community members can register to attend the All-Candidates Forum for Skeena riding candidates, which is being held prior to the 2020 snap provincial election that was called earlier in September. (Black Press file photo)
West Coast Olefins Ltd. President and CEO, Ken James, left, with Skeena MLA, Ellis Ross in Kitimat, who are in talks about bringing a new petrochemical plant into the area. (Clare Rayment)

Petrochemical company, West Coast Olefins, looking to build plant near Kitimat

Plans are in the conceptual stages currently and they are speaking with local stakeholders

West Coast Olefins Ltd. President and CEO, Ken James, left, with Skeena MLA, Ellis Ross in Kitimat, who are in talks about bringing a new petrochemical plant into the area. (Clare Rayment)
BC Liberal incumbent candidate Ellis Ross, left, and BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer, right, are vying for the Skeena riding seat in the Oct. 24 provincial election. (Black Press photo and BC NDP photo)
BC Liberal incumbent candidate Ellis Ross, left, and BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer, right, are vying for the Skeena riding seat in the Oct. 24 provincial election. (Black Press photo and BC NDP photo)