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The Science Fair Fun Run has gone virtual as Sweatin’ for Science, with over 470 participants logging their activity and collecting kilometres while fundraising for The Science Fair Foundation BC.

Science Fair Fun Run Goes Virtual as Sweatin’ for Science

The Science Fair Foundation BC fundraiser will help make science fairs more accessible

  • May 17, 2021
The Science Fair Fun Run has gone virtual as Sweatin’ for Science, with over 470 participants logging their activity and collecting kilometres while fundraising for The Science Fair Foundation BC.
Tattoo artist Oliver Brown works on a client's design at his studio, Divine Ink, in downtown Terrace. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

Skeena Voices | Creating a microcosm in downtown Terrace

DivineInk tattoo artist, Oliver Brown, talks about setting shop in downtown Terrace

Tattoo artist Oliver Brown works on a client's design at his studio, Divine Ink, in downtown Terrace. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Couple share their story to bring more visibility to dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 10, 2021
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Couple share their story to bring more visibility to dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 4, 2021
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.
Robin MacLeod, vice principal of Caledonia Secondary School, holds a quilt in her office which contains the names of all the musicals and students she directed in the course of her 43-year-long career. (Photo courtesy, Robin MacLeod)

Skeena Voices: The 43-year-long high-school journey

Robin MacLeod, outgoing SD 82 vice principal looks back at her time as an educator in Terrace

Robin MacLeod, vice principal of Caledonia Secondary School, holds a quilt in her office which contains the names of all the musicals and students she directed in the course of her 43-year-long career. (Photo courtesy, Robin MacLeod)
Mason Richey skated with the Marian University Sabres in the NCAA’s Northern Collegiate Hockey Association during the 2020/21 season. (Submitted Photo/Mason Richey)

Skeena Voices | A hockey journey

Mason Richey’s hockey career has taken him from the Terrace Sportsplex to…

Mason Richey skated with the Marian University Sabres in the NCAA’s Northern Collegiate Hockey Association during the 2020/21 season. (Submitted Photo/Mason Richey)
Retired forester Norm Parry continues to wear many hats and give back to society. (Photo courtesy, Norm Parry)

Skeena Voices | Facilitating growth in a community

Retired forester Norm Parry continues to wear many hats and give back to society

Retired forester Norm Parry continues to wear many hats and give back to society. (Photo courtesy, Norm Parry)
The Youth Innovation Showcase gives youth ages 12 to 24 an avenue to showcase their innovations virtually and to network with some of the top players in the tech world.

Youth Innovation Showcase demonstrates innovative spirit of BC and Yukon

Annual competition gives young people a chance to win one of three $5,000 prizes

  • Apr 12, 2021
The Youth Innovation Showcase gives youth ages 12 to 24 an avenue to showcase their innovations virtually and to network with some of the top players in the tech world.
Building on the success of Black Press Media’s niche digital platforms, Today’s Home brings the same wealth of knowledge and local expertise to the search for a home, be it buying, selling, or even just daydreaming about what changes you can make in the future.
Building on the success of Black Press Media’s niche digital platforms, Today’s Home brings the same wealth of knowledge and local expertise to the search for a home, be it buying, selling, or even just daydreaming about what changes you can make in the future.
Jennifer Kuehne is the Terrace Skating Club's director of skating and a certified coach. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Skeena Voices | Skating through life

Jennifer Kuehne is moving to Vernon after years of dedication to the Terrace Skating Club

Jennifer Kuehne is the Terrace Skating Club's director of skating and a certified coach. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)

B.C. 7-year-old discovers locals are struggling, raises $3K for food bank

Rowan Walroth read a book about boys who dared to make a difference, and decided to become one

Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)
Ron Poole donated a kidney to his daughter Ashley after she was diagnosed with IgA nephropathy. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Skeena Voices | Administrator and living kidney donor

Ron Poole is the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine’s CAO and a mentor to other kidney donors

Ron Poole donated a kidney to his daughter Ashley after she was diagnosed with IgA nephropathy. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
David Stam, 52, is the managing director of Foundry Terrace. He moved to the northwest after a lengthy career in youth justice and social services in Ontario. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Skeena Voices | Staying young by supporting youth

David Stam is the managing director of Foundry Terrace

David Stam, 52, is the managing director of Foundry Terrace. He moved to the northwest after a lengthy career in youth justice and social services in Ontario. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
The Youth Innovation Showcase offers young people an avenue to showcase their innovations virtually and to network with some of the top players in the tech world.

Youth Innovation Showcase demonstrates innovative spirit of BC and Yukon

Annual competition gives young people a chance to win one of three $5,000 prizes

  • Mar 23, 2021
The Youth Innovation Showcase offers young people an avenue to showcase their innovations virtually and to network with some of the top players in the tech world.
Suzy Carruthers is a cultural resource management consultant in Terrace with Kleanza Consulting Ltd. (Submitted Photo/ Suzy Carruthers)

Skeena Voices | Working for the home team

Suzy Carruthers is an archaeologist with Kleanza Consulting Ltd. in Terrace

Suzy Carruthers is a cultural resource management consultant in Terrace with Kleanza Consulting Ltd. (Submitted Photo/ Suzy Carruthers)
Carmen Hou joined BC Cancer’s Personalized Onco-Genomics Program, where scientists sequenced her DNA to match her to the best treatment possible for her cancer. Today, she nears the three-year mark of being on a trial drug that’s kept her cancer stable.

Facing Stage IV breast cancer at 36

One in eight Canadian women develop breast cancer in their lifetime.

  • Mar 15, 2021
Carmen Hou joined BC Cancer’s Personalized Onco-Genomics Program, where scientists sequenced her DNA to match her to the best treatment possible for her cancer. Today, she nears the three-year mark of being on a trial drug that’s kept her cancer stable.
Margo Peill moved to Terrace nearly seven years ago and started selling flowers from Fernweh Farmstead last spring. (Submitted Photo/Margo Peill)

Skeena Voices | The life of a flower farmer

Margo Peill started selling flowers from Fernweh Farmstead last year

Margo Peill moved to Terrace nearly seven years ago and started selling flowers from Fernweh Farmstead last spring. (Submitted Photo/Margo Peill)
Brad Reid, pastor at Zion Baptist Church in Terrace, has had to ‘pivot’ several times during the past year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted/Brad Reid)

Skeena Voices | The church is not a building

Brad Reid, Zion Baptist Church pastor has had to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic

Brad Reid, pastor at Zion Baptist Church in Terrace, has had to ‘pivot’ several times during the past year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted/Brad Reid)
The BC SPCA is offering many chances for school-aged kids to learn about animal welfare and other animal topics. Pictured here is Keith, a three-month-old kitten seen on Nov. 4, 2020 at the Chilliwack SPCA. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

From pets to wildlife, BC SPCA offers animal education programs geared to youth

BC SPCA offering virtual spring break camps, workshops and school presentations

The BC SPCA is offering many chances for school-aged kids to learn about animal welfare and other animal topics. Pictured here is Keith, a three-month-old kitten seen on Nov. 4, 2020 at the Chilliwack SPCA. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Captain and Maria, a pair of big and affectionate akbash dogs, must be adopted together because they are so closely bonded. (SPCA image)

Shuswap SPCA seeks forever home for inseparable Akbash dogs

A fundraiser to help medical expenses for Captain and Maria earned over 10 times its goal

Captain and Maria, a pair of big and affectionate akbash dogs, must be adopted together because they are so closely bonded. (SPCA image)