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A vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Louisa Jordan Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday Dec. 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-POOL, Jeff J Mitchell

Officials mum on vaccine roll-out locations for the northwest

First two locations to be in the lower mainland

A vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Louisa Jordan Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday Dec. 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-POOL, Jeff J Mitchell
Pacific Northern Gas wants to add two compressor stations such as the one here located in Telkwa to increase the flow of natural gas through its line serving the northwest. (Photo courtesy Pacific Northern Gas)

Pacific Northern Gas plans to pump more gas in the northwest

Upgrade project would cost $60 million

Pacific Northern Gas wants to add two compressor stations such as the one here located in Telkwa to increase the flow of natural gas through its line serving the northwest. (Photo courtesy Pacific Northern Gas)
Eva Clayton has been re-elected as president of the Nisga’a Lisims Government. (File photo The Terrace Standard)
Eva Clayton has been re-elected as president of the Nisga’a Lisims Government. (File photo The Terrace Standard)
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 to Bench subject of City grant application

Would connect lower Eby St. to upper Eby St.

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)
BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson made a brief campaign stop at Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace Oct. 14. From the left is BC Liberal Skeena candidate Ellis Ross, local supporter Briana Greer, Wilkinson and Terrace mayor Carol Leclerc. (Rod Link/Terrace Standard)

BC Liberal leader affirms commitment to a new Mills Memorial Hospital

Andrew Wilkinson makes brief campaign stop in Terrace

BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson made a brief campaign stop at Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace Oct. 14. From the left is BC Liberal Skeena candidate Ellis Ross, local supporter Briana Greer, Wilkinson and Terrace mayor Carol Leclerc. (Rod Link/Terrace Standard)
Helmut Giesbrecht, left, being sworn in as transportation minister in Feb. 2001. With him is deputy premier Joy MacPhail and Lieutenant-Governor Garde Gardom. (Government of BC photo)

Former Skeena MLA passes away

Helmut Giesbrecht represented the riding from 1991 to 2001

Helmut Giesbrecht, left, being sworn in as transportation minister in Feb. 2001. With him is deputy premier Joy MacPhail and Lieutenant-Governor Garde Gardom. (Government of BC photo)
Provincial health minister Adrian Dix came to Terrace May 21, 2019 to announce the go ahead for a new Mills Memorial Hospital. (File photo)

Financial fallback plan in place for Mills Memorial replacement

That’s in case province rejects first submission

Provincial health minister Adrian Dix came to Terrace May 21, 2019 to announce the go ahead for a new Mills Memorial Hospital. (File photo)
A wide-ranging network of electric vehicle charging stations has been announced for the central and northwestern areas of B.C. (File photo)

Major electric vehicle charging network announced

Stations to cover central interior and the northwest

A wide-ranging network of electric vehicle charging stations has been announced for the central and northwestern areas of B.C. (File photo)
Chief Gisday’wa with the remains of a structure alongside the Morice Forest Service Road burned in an arson fire overnight from Aug. 14 to Aug. 15. Two suspects have now been identified. (Gidimt’en Clan photo)

Morice Forest Service Road arson suspects identified

Structure, material destroyed in fire from the weekend, Gidimt’en Clan calls it a ‘hate crime’

Chief Gisday’wa with the remains of a structure alongside the Morice Forest Service Road burned in an arson fire overnight from Aug. 14 to Aug. 15. Two suspects have now been identified. (Gidimt’en Clan photo)
In this file photo, government leaders hold up copies of the Nisga’a Final Agreement which officially came into effect on May 11, 2000. From the left, B.C. Premier Ujjal Dosanjh, Nisga’a Lisims Government president, Nisga’a leader Joseph Gosnell and Robert Nault, the federal minister of Indian affairs. (File photo, The Terrace Standard)

Former Nisga’a Nation leader passes away

Joseph Gosnell was instrumental in negotiating landmark 2000 self-governing treaty

In this file photo, government leaders hold up copies of the Nisga’a Final Agreement which officially came into effect on May 11, 2000. From the left, B.C. Premier Ujjal Dosanjh, Nisga’a Lisims Government president, Nisga’a leader Joseph Gosnell and Robert Nault, the federal minister of Indian affairs. (File photo, The Terrace Standard)
Brucejack mine fatality identified

Brucejack mine fatality identified

Patrick Critch was from Newfoundland

Brucejack mine fatality identified
Construction of new student housing at Coast Mountain College in Terrace is about to start in July 2020. (File illustration)

College housing construction to start

Project will replace outdated student accommodation

Construction of new student housing at Coast Mountain College in Terrace is about to start in July 2020. (File illustration)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates the COVID-19 situation in B.C., July 17, 2020. (B.C. government)

8 new COVID-19 cases in B.C.’s northwest as cases increase dramatically

That brings the total test-positive cases in the region to 25

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates the COVID-19 situation in B.C., July 17, 2020. (B.C. government)
Terrace’s community response to the COVID-19 pandemic was sparked by Philip Maher. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)

COVID-19 threat resulted in huge community response in Terrace area

“We found a job for everybody,” says key organizer

Terrace’s community response to the COVID-19 pandemic was sparked by Philip Maher. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)
Flags lowered in honour of the late Bill McRae

Flags lowered in honour of the late Bill McRae

Community leader, businessman passed away July 9

Flags lowered in honour of the late Bill McRae
Overall house sales drop in the northwest

Overall house sales drop in the northwest

COVID-19 pandemic slowed market activity

Overall house sales drop in the northwest
Nisga’a Lisims Government compliance and enforcement vehicle at entrance to a new recreation site in the Nass Valley. (Nisga’a Lisims Government photo)

New rec site designated in the Nass Valley

Unregulated activity a concern to Lisims government

Nisga’a Lisims Government compliance and enforcement vehicle at entrance to a new recreation site in the Nass Valley. (Nisga’a Lisims Government photo)
Police vehicle outside a Pearson Road residence where a homicide is being investigated. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

Police investigate July 2 homicide in Houston

Man succumbed to injuries at Pearson Road residence

Police vehicle outside a Pearson Road residence where a homicide is being investigated. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
Northern Health is resuming elective surgeries that were postponed due to COVID-19. (Pixabay photo)

Surgeries in Northern Health area returning to pre-pandemic levels

Backlog of surgeries in area could take two years to clear

Northern Health is resuming elective surgeries that were postponed due to COVID-19. (Pixabay photo)
A provincial grant is helping finance an extension of the Grand Trunk Pathway west to Kitsumkalum. (File photo)

Grants boost cycling, walking opportunities in Terrace

One project will extend Grand Trunk Pathway west to Kitsumkalum

A provincial grant is helping finance an extension of the Grand Trunk Pathway west to Kitsumkalum. (File photo)