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Construction continues on Coast Mountain College’s student residence on May 12, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

VIDEO: Work continues on major projects at Coast Mountain College

Price tag of $35 million set for housing, substantial renovations

Construction continues on Coast Mountain College’s student residence on May 12, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Both Lanfear Hill, pictured here, and Kalum (Skeenaview) will be closed at different times this evening going into Friday morning. (File photo)

Two hills to be temporarily closed tonight

Pipe inspections first on Lanfear and then on Kalum

Both Lanfear Hill, pictured here, and Kalum (Skeenaview) will be closed at different times this evening going into Friday morning. (File photo)
The proposed site of the new Foundry building on the corner of Lazelle and Eby St. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

Terrace Foundry building project details to be released soon

Would combine youth services and seniors housing

The proposed site of the new Foundry building on the corner of Lazelle and Eby St. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
Crews clear a site near Mills Memorial hospital to accommodate construction of the proposed new hospital building. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

Nests protected at hospital construction site

Monitors report spotting several species

Crews clear a site near Mills Memorial hospital to accommodate construction of the proposed new hospital building. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
The construction site for the new Mills Memorial Hospital has been cleared. (Binny Paul/The Terrace Standard)

Bird nests key to decision to log hospital site in Terrace

Nests would have posed a risk of increasing costs

The construction site for the new Mills Memorial Hospital has been cleared. (Binny Paul/The Terrace Standard)
Crews clear a site near Mills Memorial hospital to accommodate construction of the proposed new hospital building. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

VIDEO: Early works underway at Mills Memorial build site

Trees being cleared in anticipation of construction

Crews clear a site near Mills Memorial hospital to accommodate construction of the proposed new hospital building. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
Owners of scenic property at the top of Lanfear Hill are proposing residential and commercial developments. (File photo)

Lanfear property owner renews attempt at development

City proposes roundabout to solve traffic problems

Owners of scenic property at the top of Lanfear Hill are proposing residential and commercial developments. (File photo)
Federal infrastructure and communities minister Catherine McKenna rises in the House of Commons following Question Period Monday March 22, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Council renews bid for federal money

Response from key minister found ‘shocking’ and ‘weak’

Federal infrastructure and communities minister Catherine McKenna rises in the House of Commons following Question Period Monday March 22, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The plan to build a staircase to the Bench includes a channel to more easily transport bicycles up and down. (Photo courtesy City of Terrace)

Staircase possible for Lanfear Hill

Project would require significant grant

The plan to build a staircase to the Bench includes a channel to more easily transport bicycles up and down. (Photo courtesy City of Terrace)
Two RCMP officers have been recognized for their actions in responding to an incident involving a man with a weapon at 4501 Park Ave. on the afternoon of April 27, 2020. RCMP say it was an isolated incident and there is no danger to the general public. (Jake Wray photo)

Terrace RCMP officers recognized for acts of bravery

Two involved in arrest of armed suspect

Two RCMP officers have been recognized for their actions in responding to an incident involving a man with a weapon at 4501 Park Ave. on the afternoon of April 27, 2020. RCMP say it was an isolated incident and there is no danger to the general public. (Jake Wray photo)
Terrace city staff are in the process of reaching out to local and Indigenous governments in the northwest to form a lobby group to pressure the provincial government to fix the city’s growing social issues crisis. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Province urged to fix Terrace social services ‘crisis’

City wants to form regional lobby group

Terrace city staff are in the process of reaching out to local and Indigenous governments in the northwest to form a lobby group to pressure the provincial government to fix the city’s growing social issues crisis. (Black Press Media File Photo)
A temporary fix to erosion problems on Lanfear Hill has been approved. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

City to spend $360,000 on temporary hill fix

Will restore pedestrian and cycle use of Lanfear Hill

A temporary fix to erosion problems on Lanfear Hill has been approved. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
More people were working in northwest B.C. in March compared to February, according to Statistics Canada. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Northwestern workforce grew in March compared to February

But unemployment rate remains high

More people were working in northwest B.C. in March compared to February, according to Statistics Canada. (Black Press Media File Photo)
The average selling price of a single-family home in Terrace has climbed 26 per cent in the last year. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)

House prices soar in Terrace

Average prices increased by 26 per cent

The average selling price of a single-family home in Terrace has climbed 26 per cent in the last year. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)
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)