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The Skeena BioEnergy pellet plant is producing a value-added product (File photo)

City supports bid to use geothermal energy

Hot air would replace natural gas to dry fibre for pellets

Northwest Regional Airport employees prepare to unload an Air Canada Airbus A230 on June 30, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Passenger count climbs at airport

August highest monthly count so far this year

A photo from the facility in Kitimat from where the residual wood fibre is transported to coastal pulp mills. NorthPac Forestry Group Ltd. in Hazelton is reducing greenhouse emissions by recycling residual wood fibre rather than burning it. (FESBC photo)

A northwest B.C. pulp mill is reducing greenhouse emission by recycling residual wood fibre

Hazelton-based NorthPac Forestry Group is transporting residual fibre to coastal mills instead of burning it

A photo of Linda LeFranc who was brutally murdered in Terrace, in Dec.1998. Her murderer Christopher Alexander was given a life sentence, was released on day parole near Prince George on Sept. 13. (Photo courtesy Anita Johnston)

Man convicted for 1998 murder in Terrace released on day parole near Prince George

Victim’s sister appalled by parole board’s decision to release Christopher Alexander

A photo of Linda LeFranc who was brutally murdered in Terrace, in Dec.1998. Her murderer Christopher Alexander was given a life sentence, was released on day parole near Prince George on Sept. 13. (Photo courtesy Anita Johnston)
The LNG storage tank is a huge round structure, which is still under construction, holds all the liquified natural gas before it's piped into ships. (LNG Canada photo)

Background checks at LNG Canada project concern MMIWG activists after Okanagan offender incident

The man was swiftly removed from the Kitimat project site after grassroots activists alerted community

The LNG storage tank is a huge round structure, which is still under construction, holds all the liquified natural gas before it's piped into ships. (LNG Canada photo)
A man has been struck by a train in Terrace. He was taken to hospital. (Black Press file)

Man struck by train in Terrace CN railyard

Taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries

A man has been struck by a train in Terrace. He was taken to hospital. (Black Press file)
A representational photo of an outdoor movie theatre. City of Terrace is organizing a drive-in movie night on Friday, Sept. 17 in the parking lot of the Terrace Curling Club. (File photo)
A representational photo of an outdoor movie theatre. City of Terrace is organizing a drive-in movie night on Friday, Sept. 17 in the parking lot of the Terrace Curling Club. (File photo)
A photo of work in progress in 2019 on the Coastal Gas Link pipe which is meant to carry natural gas from Dawson Creek to the LNG Canada facility in Kitimat. (File photo)

Conservative candidate refuses to sign pledge as it may contravene Elections Act

Wet’suwet’en Gidimt’en clan asking candidates to commit to not provide federal funding for LNG Canada and Coastal GasLink

A photo of work in progress in 2019 on the Coastal Gas Link pipe which is meant to carry natural gas from Dawson Creek to the LNG Canada facility in Kitimat. (File photo)
Illustration of what the new Mills Memorial Hospital might look like when viewed from the southeast corner of the property. (Image courtesy Northern Health)
Illustration of what the new Mills Memorial Hospital might look like when viewed from the southeast corner of the property. (Image courtesy Northern Health)
Liberal candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, Lakhvinder Jhaj, on a visit to the riding form Sept. 14-16 (Black Press file photo)
Liberal candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, Lakhvinder Jhaj, on a visit to the riding form Sept. 14-16 (Black Press file photo)
Kayleen Tomas at her store on Lakelse Ave. ( Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)

Skeena Voices | Turning a love for the outdoors into a business

Terrace business owner, Kayleen Tomas, talks about how Unbound Gear Apparel on Lakelse Ave came to be

Kayleen Tomas at her store on Lakelse Ave. ( Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)

101 new COVID-19 cases and 2 deaths in Northern Health

Numbers reflect update by provincial Health Ministry as of Sept. 10

A file photo of the Terrace Search and Rescue in action. On Thursday, Sept. 9 an injured mountain biker was rescued from Terrace Mountain and rushed to the hospital. (Terrace Search and Rescue photo)

Terrace SAR rescues injured biker from Terrace Mountain

The rescue operation took place on Thursday afternoon after emergency services received a text from the biker

A file photo of the Terrace Search and Rescue in action. On Thursday, Sept. 9 an injured mountain biker was rescued from Terrace Mountain and rushed to the hospital. (Terrace Search and Rescue photo)
Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)

Vote projection: NDP’s Bachrach heavy favourite in Skeena—Bulkley Valley

Incumbent candidate given a 99 per cent chance of holding northwest B.C. seat, per 338Canada

Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)
Police are investigating community mailboxes in the Hazeltons that were broken into last week. (New Hazelton RCMP photo)

RCMP investigate community mailbox vandalism in the Hazeltons

New Hazelton police say most often these crimes are for the purpose of theft or fraud

Police are investigating community mailboxes in the Hazeltons that were broken into last week. (New Hazelton RCMP photo)
Terrace and Kitimat saw decreases in new COVID-19 cases during the week of Aug. 29 to Sept. 4. That is in contrast to the Smithers LHA, which reported close to 50 new cases. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)

New COVID-19 cases dip in Terrace and Kitimat but nearly triple in Smithers

Vaccination rates in most of northwest B.C. remain well below provincial average

Terrace and Kitimat saw decreases in new COVID-19 cases during the week of Aug. 29 to Sept. 4. That is in contrast to the Smithers LHA, which reported close to 50 new cases. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)
The Prince Rupert Elections Canada Office can be found at 125 First Ave. W., suite 115. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert Elections Canada Office can be found at 125 First Ave. W., suite 115. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre on Sept.7, 2021 for the all candidates debate. From left to right: Adeana Young (Green Party, on screen), Jody Craven (PPC), Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Rod Taylor (CHP) and Claire Rattée (CPC). (Thom Barker/Smithers Interior News)

VIDEO: Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates spar over northwest issues during debate

Event featured five of six candidates for Sept. 20 federal election

Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre on Sept.7, 2021 for the all candidates debate. From left to right: Adeana Young (Green Party, on screen), Jody Craven (PPC), Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Rod Taylor (CHP) and Claire Rattée (CPC). (Thom Barker/Smithers Interior News)
A report of an earthquake off the Kitimat coastline yesterday proved to be a computer glitch. (Jules Jelev file Photo)

Seismologist says computer glitch led to false reports about earthquake in B.C.

Deleted American report of quake near Kitimat a computer glitch, Canadian official says

A report of an earthquake off the Kitimat coastline yesterday proved to be a computer glitch. (Jules Jelev file Photo)
View of the Kitimat River at the Lower Dyke, with two men headed out to fish on June 21, 2020. The DFO is urging people not to drive in the Kitimat River, as vehicles can damage salmon and their habitats. (Black Press Media file photo)

DFO warns of danger to salmon from people driving through Kitimat River

Off-road vehicles can squish, bury and beach fish eggs and fry

View of the Kitimat River at the Lower Dyke, with two men headed out to fish on June 21, 2020. The DFO is urging people not to drive in the Kitimat River, as vehicles can damage salmon and their habitats. (Black Press Media file photo)