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More people are looking to adopt dogs, and other pets, because of pandemic: SPCA. (File image)

Pandemic sparked puppy boom in B.C., but no spike in pet returns: BC SPCA

More people are looking to adopt pets due to pandemic, SPCA

Ross Smith (far right) celebrates the Terrace River Kings first Central Interior Hockey League championship after the 2017/18 season. (Terrace River Kings/Facebook)

Skeena Voices | The man behind the Terrace River Kings

Ross Smith talks hockey ahead of new Central Interior Hockey League season

Lorna Brown, co-producer and director of <em>Adaawk </em>said that the movie sets out to humanize murdered and missing Indigenous people from the region. (Submitted photo/Lorna Brown)

Northwest B.C. families come together to tell the stories of MMIWG in new film Adaawk

‘We just wanted our stories to be heard from us and from our perspective,’ say filmmakers

According to ShakeOutBC.ca, more than 3,000 earthquakes occur in the province each year and the risk of one occurring that is big enough to cause significant damage is real. (Black Press Media file photo)

Prepare to drop, cover and hold on this Thursday

Annual Great British Columbia ShakeOut earthquake drill set for 10:21 a.m. Oct. 21, 2021

According to ShakeOutBC.ca, more than 3,000 earthquakes occur in the province each year and the risk of one occurring that is big enough to cause significant damage is real. (Black Press Media file photo)
Josh Waters and his one-year-old English Staffy cross, Rocky. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

COVID, heartbreak among speedbumps in Australian’s road to residency in Kelowna

Josh Waters shares his experience in the hopes to help others like him

Josh Waters and his one-year-old English Staffy cross, Rocky. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
Local carver Mike Dangeli, pictured here on Sept. 22, 2021, is working on a second totem pole to go up in northwest B.C. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

Making a statement on cedar: Reclaiming Hwy 16 one totem pole at a time

Carver Mike Dangeli is working on a second totem pole to go up in northwest B.C.

Local carver Mike Dangeli, pictured here on Sept. 22, 2021, is working on a second totem pole to go up in northwest B.C. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
The Tree to Sea loop is a 1,000 km bikepacking route around the north end of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Miles Arbor

1,000 km route opens northern Vancouver Island to bikepackers

Bikepacking combines ultralight backpacking and bicycle touring

The Tree to Sea loop is a 1,000 km bikepacking route around the north end of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Miles Arbor
Adventurous senior Walter Martens took his first flying lesson as a 101st birthday present, taking off from the Langley airport on Saturday, Sept. 25. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: B.C. Senior, 101, takes first flying lesson

It was a birthday present for ‘adventurous’ Walter Martens

Adventurous senior Walter Martens took his first flying lesson as a 101st birthday present, taking off from the Langley airport on Saturday, Sept. 25. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Roy Henry Vickers talks about art, residential schools, mourning and reconciliation at his home in the Kispiox Valley Sept. 24, 2021. (Thom Barker photo)

Hazelton artist releases new image honouring children buried in unmarked graves

Roy Henry Vickers talks about residential schools, mourning and truth and reconciliation

Roy Henry Vickers talks about art, residential schools, mourning and reconciliation at his home in the Kispiox Valley Sept. 24, 2021. (Thom Barker photo)
Smithers ambulance waiting to transport patients to other area hospitals, as BVDH is full. (Contributed photo)

Seriously injured woman transferred from Smithers to Kitimat as COVID overwhelms hospital

Cathy Whalen was transferred because Bulkley Valley hospital was overwhelmed with COVID patients

Smithers ambulance waiting to transport patients to other area hospitals, as BVDH is full. (Contributed photo)
Medical student Allyson Kis will be working with medical leaders to evaluate trauma and acute care in Northern Quebec. (McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)
Medical student Allyson Kis will be working with medical leaders to evaluate trauma and acute care in Northern Quebec. (McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)
Ron and Delphine Dame, outside the All Nations Centre on Sparks St. in Terrace on Aug. 25, 2021. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

Skeena Voices | Watching the jar overflow

Ron and Delphine Dame on close to three decades of running the soup kitchen

Ron and Delphine Dame, outside the All Nations Centre on Sparks St. in Terrace on Aug. 25, 2021. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
Two-time heart transplant recipient Robbie Thompson, seen here with the family dog, Oreo, explains why mass vaccinations are important for immuno-compromised people like himself. Photo supplied.
Two-time heart transplant recipient Robbie Thompson, seen here with the family dog, Oreo, explains why mass vaccinations are important for immuno-compromised people like himself. Photo supplied.
Shanon Young, Mitchell Mowbray with their chilldren Carter and Gracie on Ferry Island. (Submitted photo)

Skeena Voices | At home in the wilderness

Shanon Young, Mitchell Mowbray and their children Carter and Gracie look after Terrace’s treasured island

Shanon Young, Mitchell Mowbray with their chilldren Carter and Gracie on Ferry Island. (Submitted photo)
Heritage Park Museum in Terrace. (Heritage Park Museum/ Facebook)

Local History: Terrace’s Great Flood of 1936

Heritage Park Museum summer students share the story of a historic flood

Heritage Park Museum in Terrace. (Heritage Park Museum/ Facebook)
Circa early 1950s. Photo courtesy Jeanette Brue, from the collection of Theodore (Ted) & Fran Brue. Ted Brue served as a BCPP and RCMP officer in Terrace from 1947 – 1954.

Local History: Terrace’s first police station

One storied building; two storied police forces — this building has earned its stripes

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Circa early 1950s. Photo courtesy Jeanette Brue, from the collection of Theodore (Ted) & Fran Brue. Ted Brue served as a BCPP and RCMP officer in Terrace from 1947 – 1954.
About 40 people took part in the Parkinson’s SuperWalk along Spadina Avenue in Chilliwack on Sept. 17, 2016. This year’s walk is virtual and takes place on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Folks step up to raise money for Parkinson Society of B.C. with SuperWalk

Annual event goes virtual for 2nd year in a row, funds go to Parkinson’s research, programming

About 40 people took part in the Parkinson’s SuperWalk along Spadina Avenue in Chilliwack on Sept. 17, 2016. This year’s walk is virtual and takes place on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Ayden McKillop in the shirt he designed in support of the Osoyoos fire department (Junction 3 Coffeehouse/Facebook)

Osoyoos boy sells homemade shirts in support of wildfire crews

The shirts will be sold on Saturday (Aug. 21) at Junction 3 Coffeehouse

Ayden McKillop in the shirt he designed in support of the Osoyoos fire department (Junction 3 Coffeehouse/Facebook)
Lisa Lawley poses for a picture at the Kermode Friendship Society. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)
Lisa Lawley poses for a picture at the Kermode Friendship Society. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)
Thomas Samuels (left) with Louis Roger Grey, on July 26, 2021. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

SKEENA VOICES | Telling stories to heal

Terrace residents Thomas Samuels and Louis Roger Grey talk about their journey as residential school survivors

Thomas Samuels (left) with Louis Roger Grey, on July 26, 2021. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)