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Birch Hill road closed to traffic and pedestrians as engineering crews conduct investigations. Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard

VIDEO: Crews probe Birch Hill slope fix

Instability forced partial closure of the road

Birch Hill road closed to traffic and pedestrians as engineering crews conduct investigations. Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard
Architect's illustration of what a Ksan House Society housing project on Lazelle Ave. will look like. (Illustration provided)

Terrace transition housing takes another step forward

City has granted a development permit project on Lazelle Ave.

Architect's illustration of what a Ksan House Society housing project on Lazelle Ave. will look like. (Illustration provided)
Artist’s illustration of planned Kitimat LNG facility at Bish Cove near Kitimat. (Kitimat LNG illustration)

Kitimat mayor unfazed by Chevron decision to bail on Kitimat LNG

Says there will eventually be a demand for the fuel

Artist’s illustration of planned Kitimat LNG facility at Bish Cove near Kitimat. (Kitimat LNG illustration)
The City of Terrace has hired Jonathan Lambert as director of engineering and public works, and Ben Reinbolt as public works manager. (Black Press Media File photo)

City fills two senior managerial slots

Both positions are in engineering and public works

The City of Terrace has hired Jonathan Lambert as director of engineering and public works, and Ben Reinbolt as public works manager. (Black Press Media File photo)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference in Ottawa on Friday, March 19, 2021. Terrace council has invited the PM to Terrace to examine infrastructure needs in the city. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

PM, Premier invited to Terrace to examine lack of infrastructure

“WTF,” says councillor Sean Bujtas in pushing for a meeting

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference in Ottawa on Friday, March 19, 2021. Terrace council has invited the PM to Terrace to examine infrastructure needs in the city. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)
Pedestrians are requested to use alternate routes such as the Howe Creek Trail network or the path that runs from Mountain Vista Drive/ Bailey Street to the bottom of Lanfear Hill instead of the Lanfear Hill sidewalk. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

VIDEO: City ponders making Lanfear Hill a one-way route for traffic

Would then free up a lane for pedestrians and cyclists

Pedestrians are requested to use alternate routes such as the Howe Creek Trail network or the path that runs from Mountain Vista Drive/ Bailey Street to the bottom of Lanfear Hill instead of the Lanfear Hill sidewalk. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Council sets June 5 as date to fill seat vacated by Jessica McCallum-Miller. (File photo)

Terrace council sets June 5 as byelection date to fill empty seat

Seat became vacant when Jessica McCallum-Miller resigned

Council sets June 5 as date to fill seat vacated by Jessica McCallum-Miller. (File photo)
A liquefied natural gas project could be built close to Gingolx in the Nass Valley. (Nisga’a Nation photo)

Nisga’a Nation begins talks for LNG project

Would be located on the north coast

A liquefied natural gas project could be built close to Gingolx in the Nass Valley. (Nisga’a Nation photo)
Ed Harrison tops school district by-election poll. (file photo)

Ed Harrison tops Terrace school district by-election poll

One of seven people vying to fill vacant seat

Ed Harrison tops school district by-election poll. (file photo)
Paramedics Andrew Mills, left, and Rick Harwood are up from Victoria to help out local ambulance crews. (Photo courtesy BC Emergency Health Services)

Extra paramedics sent to Terrace

Area is experiencing high number of COVID cases

Paramedics Andrew Mills, left, and Rick Harwood are up from Victoria to help out local ambulance crews. (Photo courtesy BC Emergency Health Services)
Security has been stepped up at both Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace, pictured here, and at Kitimat General Hospital in Kitimat. (File photo)

Stillbirth reaction leads to more hospital security

Staff, physicians facing threats and harassment

Security has been stepped up at both Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace, pictured here, and at Kitimat General Hospital in Kitimat. (File photo)
The Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School in Hazelton is being shut down for a week by the Gitanmaax Band Council following a confirmation of a COVID-19 exposure there on Feb. 26. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Hazelton school COVID-19 closure extended one week

With spring break on horizon, Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary will be closed to end of March

The Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School in Hazelton is being shut down for a week by the Gitanmaax Band Council following a confirmation of a COVID-19 exposure there on Feb. 26. (Black Press Media File Photo)
The Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School in Hazelton is being shut down for a week by the Gitanmaax Band Council following a confirmation of a COVID-19 exposure there on Feb. 26. (Black Press Media File Photo)

COVID-19 exposure notice shuts down Hazelton school

Closure to last for one week and school is to be sanitized

The Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School in Hazelton is being shut down for a week by the Gitanmaax Band Council following a confirmation of a COVID-19 exposure there on Feb. 26. (Black Press Media File Photo)
A housing location for workers on the new Mills Memorial Hospital construction project has been approved by city council. (File photo)

Camp spot proposed for hospital construction workers

As many as 350 outside workers may be needed

A housing location for workers on the new Mills Memorial Hospital construction project has been approved by city council. (File photo)

Senior city official leaves for new post

People now needed for three top positions

This image shows the Kitsumkalum community hall. The First Nation is about to head to the polls to elect a new council. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
This image shows the Kitsumkalum community hall. The First Nation is about to head to the polls to elect a new council. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)

Design work continues for planned new hospital

Construction contract still in the works

A large provincial grant will make cycling and walking safer in Terrace. (File photo)

Large grant to make walking, cycling safer in Terrace

Pathway will connect old Skeena Bridge to the downtown

A large provincial grant will make cycling and walking safer in Terrace. (File photo)
The Terrace municipal council in 1974. Front row, left to right, alderman E.F. Clift, Mayor Gordon Rowland, alderman H.M. Buncombe. Back row, left to right, alderman R.A. Green, alderman M.J.G. Duffus, alderman N. Jacques and alderman C.D. (Dave) Maroney. (City of Terrace photo)

Former Terrace mayor passes away

Gordon Rowland was mayor during the 1970s

The Terrace municipal council in 1974. Front row, left to right, alderman E.F. Clift, Mayor Gordon Rowland, alderman H.M. Buncombe. Back row, left to right, alderman R.A. Green, alderman M.J.G. Duffus, alderman N. Jacques and alderman C.D. (Dave) Maroney. (City of Terrace photo)
Voters will have an opportunity to ask questions and listen to the CMSD82 trustee by-election candidates during a virtual all candidates forum Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 7:00 p.m., via the Terrace and District Chamber of Commerce Facebook page. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Virtual school district all candidates forum takes place Feb. 23

Seven people contesting one school board seat

Voters will have an opportunity to ask questions and listen to the CMSD82 trustee by-election candidates during a virtual all candidates forum Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 7:00 p.m., via the Terrace and District Chamber of Commerce Facebook page. (Black Press Media File Photo)