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A magnificent view of the Coastal Range, which extends from southwestern Yukon through the Alaska Panhandle and B.C. (Mike Luedey/Amateur Photography Entry)

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  • May 19, 2020
A magnificent view of the Coastal Range, which extends from southwestern Yukon through the Alaska Panhandle and B.C. (Mike Luedey/Amateur Photography Entry)
Nisga’a Nation Auto Tour: A drive like no other

Nisga’a Nation Auto Tour: A drive like no other

Hikes, hot springs, villages, lava beds, suspension bridge and more on this tour

Nisga’a Nation Auto Tour: A drive like no other
Nisga’a Lisims Government manages the Nass River fishery. (Nisga’a Lisims Government / Gary Fiegehen)

Nisga’a Nation: Stunning museum, awe-inspiring scenery, and the scene of Canada’s last volcanic eruption

The vast Nass River Valley in B.C.’s north has a culture and a history all of its own.

Nisga’a Lisims Government manages the Nass River fishery. (Nisga’a Lisims Government / Gary Fiegehen)
Terrace: Ancient culture, important traditions

Terrace: Ancient culture, important traditions

Kitselas and Kitsumkalum people have lived in the Terrace area for thousands of years

Terrace: Ancient culture, important traditions
Kleanza Creek Provincial Park is an excellent destination near Terrace, B.C., with hiking, swimming, wildlife viewing and more. (Matthew Ippel/Black Press Media file photo)

Kleanza Creek: This park is golden, really

Once a placer mine operation, the area is great for swimming and hiking, and much, much more

Kleanza Creek Provincial Park is an excellent destination near Terrace, B.C., with hiking, swimming, wildlife viewing and more. (Matthew Ippel/Black Press Media file photo)
Lakelse Provincial Park is 20 kilometres from Terrace, B.C. and 40km from Kitimat. (Black Press Media file photo)

Lakelse: A beautiful lake and an excellent campsite

Fish-lovers can watch salmon spawn from a viewing platform

Lakelse Provincial Park is 20 kilometres from Terrace, B.C. and 40km from Kitimat. (Black Press Media file photo)
Pizzas are being prepared for home delivery at the Caputo pizzeria in Naples, Monday, April 27, 2020. Region Campania allowed cafes and pizzerias to reopen for delivery Monday, after a long precautionary closure due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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Pizzas are being prepared for home delivery at the Caputo pizzeria in Naples, Monday, April 27, 2020. Region Campania allowed cafes and pizzerias to reopen for delivery Monday, after a long precautionary closure due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
COVID-19 world update: Restrictions to ease in various countries

COVID-19 world update: Restrictions to ease in various countries

Comprehensive world news update, including no reported deaths in Vietnam

COVID-19 world update: Restrictions to ease in various countries
Anti-government protesters shout slogans, while wearing masks with the colors of the Lebanese flag to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, during a driving convoy protest through the streets to express rejection of the political leadership they blame for the economic and financial crisis, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Lebanon’s parliament began Tuesday a three-day legislative session at a Beirut theater so that legislators can observe coronavirus social distancing measures, as protests against the country’s ruling elite in the crisis-hit country resumed. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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Anti-government protesters shout slogans, while wearing masks with the colors of the Lebanese flag to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, during a driving convoy protest through the streets to express rejection of the political leadership they blame for the economic and financial crisis, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Lebanon’s parliament began Tuesday a three-day legislative session at a Beirut theater so that legislators can observe coronavirus social distancing measures, as protests against the country’s ruling elite in the crisis-hit country resumed. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A city worker crosses a main avenue to disinfect a bus stop amid the spread of new coronavirus in Montevideo, Uruguay, early Monday, April 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)

COVID-19 world update: Complete testing in Denmark; Booze ban in Bangkok extended

Comprehensive world update, including rapid surge in cases in Asia

A city worker crosses a main avenue to disinfect a bus stop amid the spread of new coronavirus in Montevideo, Uruguay, early Monday, April 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
Local seasonal workers work at a strawberry field in Bottrop, Germany, Friday, April 17, 2020. Thousands of seasonal workers from Eastern Europe arrive with special flights to work in in secured groups at German farms because of the new coronavirus outbreak. Farms across Europe are facing a labour deficit as a result of the closed borders due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

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Local seasonal workers work at a strawberry field in Bottrop, Germany, Friday, April 17, 2020. Thousands of seasonal workers from Eastern Europe arrive with special flights to work in in secured groups at German farms because of the new coronavirus outbreak. Farms across Europe are facing a labour deficit as a result of the closed borders due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
In this photo taken April 7, 2020, Zach Stamper holds the U.S. flag while his sister Juliette and parents Jennifer and Tim recite the Pledge of Allegiance in the driveway of their home, as next door neighbor, Ann Painter, left, participates in Kettering, Ohio. The Pledge has become a morning ritual in their neighborhood since schools closed due the COVID-19 threat. (AP Photo/Mitch Stacy)

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In this photo taken April 7, 2020, Zach Stamper holds the U.S. flag while his sister Juliette and parents Jennifer and Tim recite the Pledge of Allegiance in the driveway of their home, as next door neighbor, Ann Painter, left, participates in Kettering, Ohio. The Pledge has become a morning ritual in their neighborhood since schools closed due the COVID-19 threat. (AP Photo/Mitch Stacy)
A mural decorates a closed store, where a pedestrian using a face mask walks by in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, April 15, 2020. The use of face masks became mandatory in the capital starting Wednesday, to help contain the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

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Comprehensive world news update on the COVID-19 crisis

A mural decorates a closed store, where a pedestrian using a face mask walks by in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, April 15, 2020. The use of face masks became mandatory in the capital starting Wednesday, to help contain the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Indian policemen stand guard after a protest against the extension of the lockdown, at a slum in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, April 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
Indian policemen stand guard after a protest against the extension of the lockdown, at a slum in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, April 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
COVID-19 world update: “Lockdown light” in one area of Italy; Russia prepares for worst
COVID-19 world update: “Lockdown light” in one area of Italy; Russia prepares for worst
COVID-19 world update: Electronic bracelets for quarantine violators; Massive police presence in France

COVID-19 world update: Electronic bracelets for quarantine violators; Massive police presence in France

Comprehensive update of news from around the globe in the battle against corona virus

COVID-19 world update: Electronic bracelets for quarantine violators; Massive police presence in France
COVID-19 world update: U.S. to start antibody tests; drones enforce lockdown in Italy

COVID-19 world update: U.S. to start antibody tests; drones enforce lockdown in Italy

Comprehensive update of coronavirus news from around the world

COVID-19 world update: U.S. to start antibody tests; drones enforce lockdown in Italy
COVID-19 world update: 6.6 million U.S. jobless claims; alcohol sales banned in Bangkok

COVID-19 world update: 6.6 million U.S. jobless claims; alcohol sales banned in Bangkok

Comprehensive digest of coronavirus news items from around the world

COVID-19 world update: 6.6 million U.S. jobless claims; alcohol sales banned in Bangkok
Chinese youths record a dance routine on the streets of Wuhan in central China’s Hubei province on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Streets in the city of 11 million people were clogged with traffic and long lines formed at the airport, train and bus stations as thousands streamed out of the city to return to homes and jobs elsewhere. Yellow barriers that had blocked off some streets were gone, although the gates to residential compounds remained guarded. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

COVID-19 world update: Joy in Wuhan as lockdown lifted; Pope denounces profiteers

Comprehensive update of coronavirus news items from around the world

Chinese youths record a dance routine on the streets of Wuhan in central China’s Hubei province on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Streets in the city of 11 million people were clogged with traffic and long lines formed at the airport, train and bus stations as thousands streamed out of the city to return to homes and jobs elsewhere. Yellow barriers that had blocked off some streets were gone, although the gates to residential compounds remained guarded. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
COVID-19 world update: 1,000 cases hit U.S. military; Good news in Spain, Portugal

COVID-19 world update: 1,000 cases hit U.S. military; Good news in Spain, Portugal

Comprehensive collection of coronavirus news from around the world

COVID-19 world update: 1,000 cases hit U.S. military; Good news in Spain, Portugal