Lauren Benn

All that glitters

THE SURGE of mineral exploration and development taking place in the northwest has created new opportunities for investors looking to make a profit.

Terrace charity helps Japan

Friends of Soma, a local charity organized by Terrace-born teacher Katherine Geeraert, raised $6,500 to date to help Japanese students affected by Japan’s triple tragedy.

Young musicians return from Nationals

Three Terrace schools recently returned from MusicFest Canada — a five-day-long, three-stage music festival which showcases leading talent amongst young Canadian musicians.

Community kitchen inches along

When money ran out and dreams of opening a community kitchen in Terrace fell short, volunteers and donors were quick to step in.

Local wood carver starts up competition

There’s not much to stop by and see in Terrace, B.C., Joerg Jung recalls about reading his Lonely Planet book a couple of years ago.

Famine organized to fight homelessness

Students will go hungry and sleep in boxes, rain or shine, to raise awareness for homelessness in Terrace this Friday.

School musicians travel to nationals

More than 100 young Terrace musicians are serenading the masses at MusicFest Canada this week in Vancouver.

Garbage truck snags power line

As a city garbage truck backed into the driveway of 4619 Hillcrest Ave. in Terrace yesterday morning, it snagged some low hanging power lines, trapping the driver inside the vehicle.

Opera star Terrace born

THE MICROPHONE died as an eight-year-old Ambur Braid sang for the crowd at the Pacific Northwest Music Festival.

Howe Creek Trail opens

A crowd gathered at the Howe Creek Trail yesterday for a ceremony celebrating its contribution to the community and its history.

Dollars raised for charity with McHappy Day

Terrace community members threw on aprons May 11 and worked at McDonald's to raise money for charity.

College needs to cut $1.1 million

NORTHWEST Community College is working on a budget-cutting plan designed to cure a deficit of $1.1 million.

Despite rising costs and demands for services, NWCC president Denise Henning said the college hasn’t seen a budget increase in years.

College votes to raise tuition

Northwest Community College tuition fees will increase by two per cent this fall.

Despite students protests and worries from some board members that the college doesn't have a final budget, the increase – amounting to $50,000 – was voted in today.

Students call for tuition freeze

A proposed two per cent tuition increase at Northwest Community College has students demanding a freeze instead.

Voting dates and locations are set

The federal election is fast approaching and dates and polling locations in Terrace are set.

Terrace Earth Hour energy use in the dark

Earth Hour energy savings for B.C. cities have been tallied and among them, Terrace ranked - no where.

Kitselas to receive settlement monies

Kitselas First Nation has plans to spend nearly $3.5 million, but part of that sum is awaiting a signed agreement from the federal government.

Rock slide reduces traffic lane on Hwy16

A rock slide is blocking half of Hwy16 about 70 km east of Terrace.

City powers down for Earth Hour

Darkness will sweep the planet on March 26 as millions of people switch off their lights for Earth Hour and Terrace is no exception.

New depots for old bulbs

Terrace can finally recycle mercury-laden compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs).