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A planned liquefied natural gas facility at Port Edward would use natural gas piped in by Pacific Northern Gas. (Image supplied)

Planned LNG plant would buffer northwest B.C. natural gas rate impacts

Port Edward facility would help fill Pacific Northern Gas pipeline

Coast Mountain School District 82 has not made a decision on whether or not it will mandate that its staff be vaccinated against COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)

Coast Mountains School District will not initiate vaccination status survey for school staff yet

Northern Health has not yet given any directives to school districts to gather information either

Route of the proposed Pacific Trail Pipeline. (BC Environmental Assessment Office)

Enbridge purchases Pacific Trail Pipeline from Chevron/Woodside

The proposed pipeline would carry LNG from Summit Lake to Kitimat

Scott Mulder articled in Terrace and he currently works there as a lawyer. (Black Press Media/File Photo)

Three new provincial judges to be appointed, two sitting in northern B.C.

Scott Mulder grew up in the Kitimat area and has been practicing law in Terrace

Scott Mulder articled in Terrace and he currently works there as a lawyer. (Black Press Media/File Photo)
A semi-truck lost a load of crushed cars on the Trans Canada Highway near Kamloops Thursday morning. (A&M Towing)

UPDATE: Spill of 30 crushed cars cleaned up on Highway 1 near Kamloops

Crews were on scene since 4:30 a.m. until almost 4 p.m. cleaning up

A semi-truck lost a load of crushed cars on the Trans Canada Highway near Kamloops Thursday morning. (A&M Towing)
There were 116 new COVID-19 cases in the Terrace local health area during the week of Jan. 9 to Jan 15, 2022. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)

Number of new COVID-19 cases remains high in northwest B.C.

Smithers reported nearly 300 new cases between Jan. 9 and Jan. 15

There were 116 new COVID-19 cases in the Terrace local health area during the week of Jan. 9 to Jan 15, 2022. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)
A resident captures the fire hydrant leak on Lakelse Ave. on Thursday morning. (Brittany Hewko/Facebook)
A resident captures the fire hydrant leak on Lakelse Ave. on Thursday morning. (Brittany Hewko/Facebook)
Hwy 16 is closed in both directions from around three kilometres east of Terrace to 24 kilometres west of Cedarvale due to a vehicle incident. (Kevin Andolfatto/Facebook)

UPDATE: Hwy 16 vehicle incident near Usk cleared

Logging and fuel trucks involved, no injuries reported

Hwy 16 is closed in both directions from around three kilometres east of Terrace to 24 kilometres west of Cedarvale due to a vehicle incident. (Kevin Andolfatto/Facebook)
BC Transit announced all Terrace routes are delayed due to poor road conditions. ( BC Transit/ Facebook)

UPDATE: BC Transit resumes service for routes within Terrace

Route 14 along Hwy 16 continues to be disrupted

BC Transit announced all Terrace routes are delayed due to poor road conditions. ( BC Transit/ Facebook)
Police found a large cache of firearms and other weapons after executing a search warrant during the investigation of a firearm incident at a New Hazelton residence. (RCMP photo)

New Hazelton RCMP seize guns, drugs, stolen property following firearm incident

More than $20K worth of stolen items include power tools, artwork and computers

Police found a large cache of firearms and other weapons after executing a search warrant during the investigation of a firearm incident at a New Hazelton residence. (RCMP photo)
The New Hazelton RCMP detachment. (Interior News file photo)

New Hazelton woman shot in ‘home invasion’: police

An incident early Sunday morning in which shots were fired resulted in non-life-threatening injuries

The New Hazelton RCMP detachment. (Interior News file photo)
The Social Justice Working Group, an extension of the Knox United Church in Terrace is calling on the provincial government to rethink its forestry practices and “radical policies.” (file photo)

Terrace church group calls on province to rethink forestry policies

Knox United Church group is asking authorities to opt for more sustainable options

The Social Justice Working Group, an extension of the Knox United Church in Terrace is calling on the provincial government to rethink its forestry practices and “radical policies.” (file photo)
A cat up for adoption at the Terrace Animal Shelter on Jan. 6, 2022. The shelter saw in influx of donations on Jan. 17, as people around B.C. donated to animal welfare organizations in honour of the late Betty White. (Terrace Animal Shelter/Facebook)

Terrace Animal Shelter sees jump in donations in honour of the late Betty White

Jan. 17 would have marked animal lover and TV icon Betty White’s 100th birthday

A cat up for adoption at the Terrace Animal Shelter on Jan. 6, 2022. The shelter saw in influx of donations on Jan. 17, as people around B.C. donated to animal welfare organizations in honour of the late Betty White. (Terrace Animal Shelter/Facebook)
Northern Health says it will be adjusting services to strengthen patient safety due to existing staffing challenges and Omicron-related COVID-19 staffing pressures. Surgical service postponements are planned or ongoing in the coming weeks at hospitals in Prince George, Hazelton, Smithers and Dawson Creek. (UBC photo)

Staffing crunch: Northern Health announces temporary service changes

Staffing levels are being impacted by existing challenges and COVID-19

Northern Health says it will be adjusting services to strengthen patient safety due to existing staffing challenges and Omicron-related COVID-19 staffing pressures. Surgical service postponements are planned or ongoing in the coming weeks at hospitals in Prince George, Hazelton, Smithers and Dawson Creek. (UBC photo)
North Coast inland sections are under a winter storm watch, with the potential for 20 to 30 centimetres of snow starting Jan. 19. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Terrace under winter storm warning

Potential for 20 centimetres of snow, freezing rain starting Wednesday

North Coast inland sections are under a winter storm watch, with the potential for 20 to 30 centimetres of snow starting Jan. 19. (Black Press Media file photo)
A fire broke out at a detached shop in Thornhill during the afternoon of Jan. 18, 2022. (Vic & Linda Wright/Facebook)

Thornhill firefighters respond to two structure fires, no injuries reported

A residential property and detached shop suffered extensive damage from Jan. 17 and Jan. 18 fires

A fire broke out at a detached shop in Thornhill during the afternoon of Jan. 18, 2022. (Vic & Linda Wright/Facebook)
Artist’s rendering of the ‘Na Aksa Gyilak’yoo School soon to be built at the Kitsumkalum First Nation near Terrace. (Evans Architecture Illustration)

Bids invited for new Kitsumkalum school

A contractor site visit is planned for Jan. 26

Artist’s rendering of the ‘Na Aksa Gyilak’yoo School soon to be built at the Kitsumkalum First Nation near Terrace. (Evans Architecture Illustration)
Trina Hunt's remains were found in the Hope area on March 29. (Photo courtesy of IHIT.)

Trina Hunt’s family angry and frustrated as her murder remains unsolved

It’s been one year since the Port Moody woman disappeared. Her body was found in Hope weeks later

Trina Hunt's remains were found in the Hope area on March 29. (Photo courtesy of IHIT.)
Hazelton Secondary School is open today (Jan. 17) after being closed due to a staff shortage caused by illness. (File photo)

Hazelton school reopens after closure due to illness-caused staff shortage

Hazelton Secondary was one of the first in B.C. to undergo a ‘functional closure’

Hazelton Secondary School is open today (Jan. 17) after being closed due to a staff shortage caused by illness. (File photo)
Both LNG Canada and JGC Fluor reinstated the work-from-home policy for office-based workers. (Photo courtesy/LNG Canada)

LNG Canada mandates COVID-19 vaccine for anyone entering the project site

LNG Canada has administered 4,893 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine through its vaccination program

Both LNG Canada and JGC Fluor reinstated the work-from-home policy for office-based workers. (Photo courtesy/LNG Canada)