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Black Press Media launches network-wide campaign to shine light on uplifting stories durin the COVID-19 pandemic.                                Black Press Media launches network-wide campaign to shine light on uplifting stories durin the COVID-19 pandemic.

We’re In This Together: Black Press Media puts callout for feel-good community stories

We want to tell uplifting stories you’ve seen in your community during the pandemic

Black Press Media launches network-wide campaign to shine light on uplifting stories durin the COVID-19 pandemic.                                Black Press Media launches network-wide campaign to shine light on uplifting stories durin the COVID-19 pandemic.
The annual Walk for Alzheimer’s has moved to an online event for 2020. (Black Press file photo)

Annual Walk for Alzheimer’s moves to online format for 2020

Event was originally scheduled to be held May 3 in 22 locations across B.C.

  • Apr 14, 2020
The annual Walk for Alzheimer’s has moved to an online event for 2020. (Black Press file photo)
A Vernon photographer gave away 20 newborn sessions to babies whose photography bookings have been disrupted by COVID-19. (Image Studios photo)

Babies born during pandemic miss out on precious moments

One North Okanagan photographer gives away photography sessions to babies born during pandemic

A Vernon photographer gave away 20 newborn sessions to babies whose photography bookings have been disrupted by COVID-19. (Image Studios photo)
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Grand Forks Choral Society sings 'Come o Ye Faithful'
Berlin zoo pandas celebrate their first birthday
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QUIZ: Put your knowledge of Easter to the test

Take this 15-question quiz to see how much you know about this holiday

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The Williamson family – dad Chad, mom Christine, Jennah (at back) and Mikayla – at Glow in Abbotsford in December. (Contributed photo)

Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’

Surrey’s Christine Williamson shares family’s challenges, strengths

The Williamson family – dad Chad, mom Christine, Jennah (at back) and Mikayla – at Glow in Abbotsford in December. (Contributed photo)
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QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

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City of Chilliwack councillor Jason Lum, seen at his home with his wife Sheila and their newborn son, Cedar, shared a message on social media about finding hope amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic

‘I realize there’s much more than fear and worry… there is hope, there is new life’: Jason Lum

City of Chilliwack councillor Jason Lum, seen at his home with his wife Sheila and their newborn son, Cedar, shared a message on social media about finding hope amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Terrace Standard reporter signs off from newsroom

Terrace Standard reporter signs off from newsroom

Natalia Balcerzak will remain in the Northwest to pursue investigative journalism

Terrace Standard reporter signs off from newsroom
Sarah Zimmerman at the Smithers Art Gallery. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Sarah Zimmerman at the Smithers Art Gallery. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford posted a Facebook invite to his 35th birthday party and then hosted a virtual celebration with a Facebook Live video on Sunday night (March 22).

B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford posted a Facebook invite to his 35th birthday party and then hosted a virtual celebration with a Facebook Live video on Sunday night (March 22).
Skeena Voices | A feathery friend

Skeena Voices | A feathery friend

Six-year-old Liam rescued a baby duck last spring who was later released into the wild

Skeena Voices | A feathery friend
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QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

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Longtime Terrace residents celebrate Founder’s Day

Longtime Terrace residents celebrate Founder’s Day

Many gathered at George Little House for a traditional tea party

Longtime Terrace residents celebrate Founder’s Day
Nass Valley Wild Medicine shares traditional plant knowledge in Northwest

Nass Valley Wild Medicine shares traditional plant knowledge in Northwest

Workshops teach local communities about the medicinal uses

Nass Valley Wild Medicine shares traditional plant knowledge in Northwest
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QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions

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Local farmers come together at second annual meet in Terrace

Local farmers come together at second annual meet in Terrace

Event was created to network, share agricultural knowledge of area for all kinds of agrarians

Local farmers come together at second annual meet in Terrace
Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Check in on them, by phone or in person, to ensure their needs are being met

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis
International Women’s Day celebrations discuss equality for all genders in Terrace

International Women’s Day celebrations discuss equality for all genders in Terrace

This year’s event was about healing and bridging gaps in the community

International Women’s Day celebrations discuss equality for all genders in Terrace
Dr. REM Lee Hospital Foundation chair Ron Bartlett is presented a cheque by community liason for Seabridge Gold Taryn Cutler. (Contributed Photo)

Dr. REM Lee Hospital Foundation nears $50,000 goal

The donation will help purchase a colposcope for Mills Memorial Hospital

Dr. REM Lee Hospital Foundation chair Ron Bartlett is presented a cheque by community liason for Seabridge Gold Taryn Cutler. (Contributed Photo)
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PHOTOS | Hoobiyee 2020

Hundreds gathered in Gitlaxt’aamiks to celebrate Nisga’a New Year last month

(Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)