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Paramedics from Terrace and Hazelton filling service gap in Kitwanga. (File photo)

No paramedics on duty in Kitwanga

Crews from Hazelton and Terrace filling the gap

Paramedics from Terrace and Hazelton filling service gap in Kitwanga. (File photo)
Artist’s illustration of planned new vehicle inspection station in Thornhill. (Province of B.C. illustration)

First half of Hwy 16 vehicle monitoring project wrapping up

Sensor pad, inspection station to cost $34.2 million

Artist’s illustration of planned new vehicle inspection station in Thornhill. (Province of B.C. illustration)
Skeena Sawmills in Terrace on July 3, 2020. The sawmill is closed this week due to a lack of logs in its yard, but the company expects to open again next week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Multiple challenges force Terrace sawmill closure

Skeena Sawmills does not have enough logs to keep operating

Skeena Sawmills in Terrace on July 3, 2020. The sawmill is closed this week due to a lack of logs in its yard, but the company expects to open again next week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Kitwanga and area residents want to construct an emergency services building to replace an older structure now housing the community's ambulance. (Photo courtesy Kitwanga Community Association)

Kitwanga continues campaign to build emergency services building

Online auction this week will bolster effort

Kitwanga and area residents want to construct an emergency services building to replace an older structure now housing the community's ambulance. (Photo courtesy Kitwanga Community Association)
Some Surrey RCMP officers could end up in northern B.C., as the city transitions to the new Surrey Police Service. (Black Press Media file photo)

Surrey RCMP officers could fill northern B.C. vacancies

New Surrey police force begins to replace Mounties

Some Surrey RCMP officers could end up in northern B.C., as the city transitions to the new Surrey Police Service. (Black Press Media file photo)
ATCO Future Fuel is to supply renewable natural gas from a plant in Alberta to Pacific Northern Gas. (Photo courtesy ATCO Future Fuel)

Northern natural gas utility to tap into renewable fuel

Renewable natural gas is more environmentally friendly but will cost more

ATCO Future Fuel is to supply renewable natural gas from a plant in Alberta to Pacific Northern Gas. (Photo courtesy ATCO Future Fuel)
RCMP and City of Terrace staffing boosts could add to Terrace resident’s tax burden in coming years. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Terrace residents face tax hikes in future years

RCMP, city administrators cite need to hire more staff

RCMP and City of Terrace staffing boosts could add to Terrace resident’s tax burden in coming years. (Black Press Media File Photo)
City council officially introduced its proposed 2022 operating budget calling for a 5.52 per cent tax increase last week. (Black Press Media file photo)

City of Terrace proposed budget hike out for public comment

Property tax increase of 5.52 per cent wanted

City council officially introduced its proposed 2022 operating budget calling for a 5.52 per cent tax increase last week. (Black Press Media file photo)
CN railcars on tracks near Greig Ave. and Clinton St. in Terrace, Nov. 5, 2021. So far this year, there have been two trespassing incidents resulting in death on CN tracks. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Terrace one of the worst locations for railway trespassing deaths, injury in northern B.C.

Two people have died, one injured on Terrace CN tracks in 2021

CN railcars on tracks near Greig Ave. and Clinton St. in Terrace, Nov. 5, 2021. So far this year, there have been two trespassing incidents resulting in death on CN tracks. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Terrace city council is being asked to add $150,000 from next year’s planned tax hike to help pay for increased RCMP salaries. (Black Press Media file photo)

Terrace council planning for RCMP wage increases

City taxpayers pay 70 per cent of RCMP costs

Terrace city council is being asked to add $150,000 from next year’s planned tax hike to help pay for increased RCMP salaries. (Black Press Media file photo)
Budget plans subject to approval by council call for an extra one per cent property tax on top of any regular tax hike each year beginning next year up until 2026. (Black Press Media file photo)

City of Terrace to bring in additional property tax

Money needed for capital projects

Budget plans subject to approval by council call for an extra one per cent property tax on top of any regular tax hike each year beginning next year up until 2026. (Black Press Media file photo)
Kitimat General Hospital, above, and Mills Memorial Hospital have benefitted from a Haisla Nation donation. (File photo)

Haisla hospital donation details released

Donation for Kitimat General and Mills Memorial made in March 2020

Kitimat General Hospital, above, and Mills Memorial Hospital have benefitted from a Haisla Nation donation. (File photo)
The photocopy of the Soviet era textbook used to teach English which contains a letter from a group of Terrace students. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
The photocopy of the Soviet era textbook used to teach English which contains a letter from a group of Terrace students. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)

Poll-by-poll results: New Democrat Bachrach repeats Terrace election victory

Conservative Claire Rattée received the most votes in Thornhill once again

Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)
The City of Terrace public works department building at 5003 Graham Ave. on Oct. 21, 2021. Water and sewer users in the city can expect rate hikes for those services in each of the next five years. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

City of Terrace sewer and water user rates to rise

Current revenues inadequate to finance capital projects: City finance director

The City of Terrace public works department building at 5003 Graham Ave. on Oct. 21, 2021. Water and sewer users in the city can expect rate hikes for those services in each of the next five years. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Audio equipment in Terrace city council chambers photographed Aug. 21, 2020. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Unknown costs hold up provincial grant spending by Terrace council

Council wrestles with budget planning for next year

Audio equipment in Terrace city council chambers photographed Aug. 21, 2020. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Former Coast Mountain College president Justin Kohlman flanked by college board vice chair David Try and college board chair Nicole Halbauer. (Coast Mountain College Photo)
Coast Mountain College president Justin Kohlman, flanked by college board vice chair David Try and college board chair Nicole Halbauer, has resigned, sparking a search for a replacement. (Coast Mountain College Photo)

Search starts for new Coast Mountain College president

Executive recruiting firm needs to be hired

Former Coast Mountain College president Justin Kohlman flanked by college board vice chair David Try and college board chair Nicole Halbauer. (Coast Mountain College Photo)
Coast Mountain College president Justin Kohlman, flanked by college board vice chair David Try and college board chair Nicole Halbauer, has resigned, sparking a search for a replacement. (Coast Mountain College Photo)
The northwest’s unemployment rate dropped from 8.8 per cent in August to 7.9 per cent in September 2020, but is still highest of the seven regions in B.C. in which Statistics Canada gathers information. (Black Press Media file photo)

Northwest B.C. jobless rate drops slightly

Unemployment rate still the highest in the province

The northwest’s unemployment rate dropped from 8.8 per cent in August to 7.9 per cent in September 2020, but is still highest of the seven regions in B.C. in which Statistics Canada gathers information. (Black Press Media file photo)
No serious injuries have been reported but traffic is held up following an accident near Topley this morning (Oct. 7, 2021). (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
No serious injuries have been reported but traffic was held up following an accident near Topley this morning. (Contributed photo)
No serious injuries have been reported but traffic is held up following an accident near Topley this morning (Oct. 7, 2021). (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
No serious injuries have been reported but traffic was held up following an accident near Topley this morning. (Contributed photo)
A cyclist rides across the Sande Overpass in Terrace in Sept. 2020. Widening the sidewalks on the overpass and bridges in Terrace would be a way to make them safer and more useful for active transportation. (Black Press Media file photo)

Friendlier and more usable bridge sidewalks explored

Improvement list includes old Skeena Bridge, Sande Overpass in Terrace

A cyclist rides across the Sande Overpass in Terrace in Sept. 2020. Widening the sidewalks on the overpass and bridges in Terrace would be a way to make them safer and more useful for active transportation. (Black Press Media file photo)