Quinn Bender, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace is one of 19 B.C. facilities designated as a COVID-19 treatment centre. (File photo)

Northern Health says it’s ready for possibility of COVID-19 surge

Health authority confident with inventory of ventilators

Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace is one of 19 B.C. facilities designated as a COVID-19 treatment centre. (File photo)
MP Bachrach will donate is automatic pay raise to organizations that help vulnerable people in the Northwest. (file photo)

Bachrach to donate salary hike to community organizations

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP among growing list of MPs giving raise away amid economic crisis

MP Bachrach will donate is automatic pay raise to organizations that help vulnerable people in the Northwest. (file photo)
Offices of the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine (file photo)

RDKS developing strategy to bring higher internet speeds to remote areas

Results of public survey will help ISPs build business case for funding

Offices of the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine (file photo)
Terrace Public Library Director David Tremblay says the library is rolling out online programs for kids, and expects to have expanded borrowing options for e-books to help families through periods of self isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Natalia Balcerzak/File Photo)

Terrace Library, Misty River Books adapt amid COVID-19 to keep readers reading

Library also unrolling online programs to keep kids occupied

Terrace Public Library Director David Tremblay says the library is rolling out online programs for kids, and expects to have expanded borrowing options for e-books to help families through periods of self isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Natalia Balcerzak/File Photo)
Members of Terrace Search and Rescue conduct longline training in 2018. (Quinn Bender photo)

Preventable accidents may impede Search and Rescue capacity during pandemic

TSAR vice president urges outdoor enthusiasts to pause risky activities

Members of Terrace Search and Rescue conduct longline training in 2018. (Quinn Bender photo)
Emergency responders attend the scene on Hwy 16 near China Bar where a fisherman drowned in the Skeena River March 24. (Terrace SAR photo)

UPDATE: Man drowns crossing Skeena River

59-year old Prince Rupert victim pronounced dead at Mills Memorial

Emergency responders attend the scene on Hwy 16 near China Bar where a fisherman drowned in the Skeena River March 24. (Terrace SAR photo)
Bert and Cathy husband, pictured during a previous holiday, are scheduled to return home March 26. (Facebook photo)

Terrace travellers scramble for flights home amid COVID-19 pandemic

Terrace Standard publisher among Canadians abroad returning home

Bert and Cathy husband, pictured during a previous holiday, are scheduled to return home March 26. (Facebook photo)
Air Canada will suspend service to all Northwest BC airports except Terrace for the month of April. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Air Canada to suspend flights to all Northwest airports except Terrace

April cancellations target Prince Rupert, Smithers, Sandspit to mitigate spread of COVID-19

Air Canada will suspend service to all Northwest BC airports except Terrace for the month of April. (Mark Brett - Western News)
The Pure Movements dance group performing ‘Coffee, Coffee, Coffee…Americano’ during the 2019 Pacific Northwest Music Festival. (Ken Juniper photo)

Pacific Northwest Music Festival cancelled for 2020 season

Refunds will be issued to participants and sponsors

The Pure Movements dance group performing ‘Coffee, Coffee, Coffee…Americano’ during the 2019 Pacific Northwest Music Festival. (Ken Juniper photo)
Cindy Leighton is working out at Genetics Gym in Prince Rupert after coming home wearing the gold medal from the Canadian National Power Lifting competitions in Winnipeg on March 3. She broke 2 national and 3 provincial record in two divisions. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Gold is a heavy weight to carry

Former Terrace resident, power lifter breaks national records and secures spot on Team Canada

Cindy Leighton is working out at Genetics Gym in Prince Rupert after coming home wearing the gold medal from the Canadian National Power Lifting competitions in Winnipeg on March 3. She broke 2 national and 3 provincial record in two divisions. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Firefighters battle the early stages of the Alkali Lake wildfire in 2018, located in the northern reach of the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine. Aaron Brown photo

Province adds funds to wildfire prevention projects in Terrace and district

Money part of $60 million Community Resiliency Investment program

Firefighters battle the early stages of the Alkali Lake wildfire in 2018, located in the northern reach of the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine. Aaron Brown photo
Roos defender Cam Graham battles for the puck along the boards with a member of the Terrace River Kings during a game at the West Fraser Centre on Feb. 29. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Terrace’s run at the Coy Cup canceled over COVID-19 fears

BC Hockey follows Hockey Canada’s lead to cancel all sanctioned events

Roos defender Cam Graham battles for the puck along the boards with a member of the Terrace River Kings during a game at the West Fraser Centre on Feb. 29. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Supporters of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs gather outside the Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge in Smithers where talks continued with federal and provincial ministers. (Quinn Bender photo)

Talks with hereditary chiefs run into the night

Ministers expected to make statement Saturday morning

Supporters of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs gather outside the Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge in Smithers where talks continued with federal and provincial ministers. (Quinn Bender photo)
Federal Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett and B.C. Indigenous Relations Minister Scott Fraser speak to press prior to the second day of talks in Smithers with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. (Quinn Bender photo)

Talks with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs enter second day

Federal and provincial ministers ready to extend discussions

Federal Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett and B.C. Indigenous Relations Minister Scott Fraser speak to press prior to the second day of talks in Smithers with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. (Quinn Bender photo)
B.C. Indigenous Relations Minister Scott Fraser and Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett speak briefly to the press following Thursday’s discussions with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. (Quinn Bender photo)

Wet’suwet’en herreditary chiefs meet with provincial, federal ministers

Neither party speaking on the groundwork laid for tomorrow’s talks

B.C. Indigenous Relations Minister Scott Fraser and Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett speak briefly to the press following Thursday’s discussions with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. (Quinn Bender photo)
Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs optimistic ahead of talks with feds, province

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs optimistic ahead of talks with feds, province

Discussions with provincial and federal governments expected to start later today

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs optimistic ahead of talks with feds, province
Protests in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs earlier this month in Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Coastal GasLink agrees to two-day pause of pipeline construction in Morice River area

Work will stop once Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs begin talks with province and feds

Protests in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs earlier this month in Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
The RCMP mobile office was closed Jan. 21 but patrols continued along Morice West Forest Service Road. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

RCMP cease patrols on Morice West Service Road

Withdrawal opens door for talks today between hereditary chiefs, province and federal gov

The RCMP mobile office was closed Jan. 21 but patrols continued along Morice West Forest Service Road. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
The RCMP-operated “Community-Industry Safety Office” (C-ISO) is set up a few kilometres past a roadblock set up at the 27 kilometre point on the Morice West Forest Service Road. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs call for end of police patrols

Temporary closure of field office not enough to meet demands

The RCMP-operated “Community-Industry Safety Office” (C-ISO) is set up a few kilometres past a roadblock set up at the 27 kilometre point on the Morice West Forest Service Road. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
CGL must revise impact assessment on Unist’ot’en Healing Center

CGL must revise impact assessment on Unist’ot’en Healing Center

Environmental Assessment Office not satisfied with report’s shortcomings

CGL must revise impact assessment on Unist’ot’en Healing Center