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City of Terrace intends to resume its annual homeless count in April after a hiatus last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Binny Paul photo/ Terrace Standard)

City of Terrace gets provincial homelessness grant

Will be used for portable toilets and to hire city staffer

City of Terrace intends to resume its annual homeless count in April after a hiatus last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Binny Paul photo/ Terrace Standard)
Construction crews work on the site of the new Mills Memorial Hospital on July 9, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Terrace property owners funding part of hospital project to benefit from low interest rate

Expected rate of 2.65 per cent is less than the rate of other hospital district borrowings

Construction crews work on the site of the new Mills Memorial Hospital on July 9, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
The City of Terrace will be facing higher policing costs after a collective agreement was signed between RCMP officers and the federal government, increasing pay by an average 24 per cent. (Black Press Media file photo)

City of Terrace taxpayers face increased RCMP costs

Collective agreement provides substantial wage hikes

The City of Terrace will be facing higher policing costs after a collective agreement was signed between RCMP officers and the federal government, increasing pay by an average 24 per cent. (Black Press Media file photo)
FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)

How to vote on or before Sept. 20

Mail-in ballots are expected to be taken up by millions of voters

FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)
A CF-18 of the Royal Canadian Air Force is flying over northwestern B.C. today. (Royal Canadian Air Force photo)

CF-18 flying over northwestern B.C. today

Part of a salute to health care and other front line workers

A CF-18 of the Royal Canadian Air Force is flying over northwestern B.C. today. (Royal Canadian Air Force photo)
Artist’s illustration of planned new vehicle inspection station in Thornhill. (Province of B.C. illustration)

VIDEO: Thornhill vehicle inspection station plans advance

It’ll be built beside Hwy16 in Thornhill

Artist’s illustration of planned new vehicle inspection station in Thornhill. (Province of B.C. illustration)
The city needs to have its residents reduce the amount of forbidden material being put into the blue recycling bins. (Terrace Standard photo)

City of Terrace clamping down on bad residential recyclers

Contamination rate in excess of what’s permitted

The city needs to have its residents reduce the amount of forbidden material being put into the blue recycling bins. (Terrace Standard photo)
Coast Mountain College president Justin Kohlman, in the middle and flanked by college board vice chair David Try and college board chair Nicole Halbauer is off to a job in Alberta. (Coast Mountain College Photo)

Coast Mountain College president leaving Terrace

Justin Kohlman is off to Alberta

Coast Mountain College president Justin Kohlman, in the middle and flanked by college board vice chair David Try and college board chair Nicole Halbauer is off to a job in Alberta. (Coast Mountain College Photo)
Brolly Square in Terrace at the corner of Lakelse Ave. and Emerson St. on July 3, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)

Imperial Oil still hopes to sell former gas station site in Terrace

But first wants clearance from environment ministry

Brolly Square in Terrace at the corner of Lakelse Ave. and Emerson St. on July 3, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
Unifor Local 2301 members picketing outside of the Rio Tinto smelter in Kitimat BC on July 26. (Black Press Media file photo)

Kitimat council urges Rio Tinto and union to return to bargaining

City of Terrace, MP Taylor Bachrach have also signed letter

Unifor Local 2301 members picketing outside of the Rio Tinto smelter in Kitimat BC on July 26. (Black Press Media file photo)
Mayor Carol Leclerc greeting RCMP Inspector Jayson Lucash when he first arrived as the detachment commander in Nov. 2018. He’s now transferred to Maple Ridge. (File photo)

Former Terrace RCMP inspector now in Maple Ridge

Jayson Lucash transferred out of Terrace in July

Mayor Carol Leclerc greeting RCMP Inspector Jayson Lucash when he first arrived as the detachment commander in Nov. 2018. He’s now transferred to Maple Ridge. (File photo)
The park and ride near the Hwy16/Hwy37 roundabout just east of Terrace is to get an electric vehicle charging station similar to this one at the Boulder Creek rest stop just west of Kitwanga. (Contributed)

High speed electric vehicle charger coming to Terrace

Installation set for park and ride near Skeena Landing

The park and ride near the Hwy16/Hwy37 roundabout just east of Terrace is to get an electric vehicle charging station similar to this one at the Boulder Creek rest stop just west of Kitwanga. (Contributed)
Claire Rattée is the Conservative Party of Canada’s candidate for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding in the next federal election. (File photo)

Conservative candidate named for next federal election

Runner-up in 2019 Claire Rattée running once again against incumbent Taylor Bachrach

Claire Rattée is the Conservative Party of Canada’s candidate for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding in the next federal election. (File photo)
North end of Pearse Island, site for a floating liquefied natural gas plant being proposed by the Nisga’a Nation and two partner groups. (Contributed photo)

Coastal LNG project offers much potential, says Nisga’a Lisims president

But much remains to be sorted out prior to construction

North end of Pearse Island, site for a floating liquefied natural gas plant being proposed by the Nisga’a Nation and two partner groups. (Contributed photo)
Unifor Local 2301 extended its strike notice until midnight on July 24. If no agreement is made, picketing will begin to take place on the road leading to the smelter cafeteria gate and the main smelter gate. (Rio Tinto)

Union extends collective agreement process for another 24 hours: Unifor Local 2301

The deadline extension will give the union an opportunity to satisfy the mandate given by membership

Unifor Local 2301 extended its strike notice until midnight on July 24. If no agreement is made, picketing will begin to take place on the road leading to the smelter cafeteria gate and the main smelter gate. (Rio Tinto)
Beginning Aug. 3, Lanfear Hill will be shut down until Aug. 15 while city crews shore up the walkway. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)

Lanfear, Birch hill repairs to get underway

Portions of each need to be stabilized

Beginning Aug. 3, Lanfear Hill will be shut down until Aug. 15 while city crews shore up the walkway. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)
Unifor Local 2301 members have commenced a work stoppage starting July 24 at 12:01 a.m. (Rio Tinto photo)

Unifor Local 2301 set to commence strike

The union has served a 72 hours strike notice, clearing the way for a work stoppage starting July 24

Unifor Local 2301 members have commenced a work stoppage starting July 24 at 12:01 a.m. (Rio Tinto photo)
The City of Terrace granted approval on July 12 for owners of property at the top of Lanfear Hill to develop a commercial presence there. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Way cleared for Lanfear commercial development

Traffic flow improvements are expected

The City of Terrace granted approval on July 12 for owners of property at the top of Lanfear Hill to develop a commercial presence there. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Crews clear a site near Mills Memorial hospital in April to accommodate construction of the new hospital building. (Black Press Media File Photo)

City of Terrace helpless on hospital site tree cutting

Construction site neighbours upset at lack of visual barrier

Crews clear a site near Mills Memorial hospital in April to accommodate construction of the new hospital building. (Black Press Media File Photo)
There’s a reason why electric clocks are running faster these days. (Black Press file)

Power switch causing northwest B.C. clocks to run faster

Rio Tinto power being used until July 16

There’s a reason why electric clocks are running faster these days. (Black Press file)