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Uplands Nursery was awarded the contract May 2 for the completion of sidewalk and other improvements on Lazelle Ave. in the downtown core. (Uplands Nursery/Facebook)

Lazelle Ave. work contract awarded

Sidewalks to receive a makeover

Uplands Nursery was awarded the contract May 2 for the completion of sidewalk and other improvements on Lazelle Ave. in the downtown core. (Uplands Nursery/Facebook)
The City of Terrace continues to look for bidders for the Grand Trunk Pathway west to Kitsumkalum. (File photo)

City struggles to find bidders for infrastructure projects

Steps taken to reduce risk to contractors in hopes of attracting bids

The City of Terrace continues to look for bidders for the Grand Trunk Pathway west to Kitsumkalum. (File photo)
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Vote now in the Reader’s Choice Awards 2022

Voters will have until Wednesday May 18 to select top picks in each category

  • May 5, 2022
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A red dress hangs from a spot on the Millennium trail in Terrace. (Tears to Hope/Facebook)
A red dress hangs from a spot on the Millennium trail in Terrace. (Tears to Hope/Facebook)
B.C. Supreme Court Justice Nitya Iyer, chair of the B.C. Electoral Boundaries Commission takes notes during public consultations at the Hudson Bay Lodge in Smithers April 28. (Thom Barker photo)
B.C. Supreme Court Justice Nitya Iyer, chair of the B.C. Electoral Boundaries Commission takes notes during public consultations at the Hudson Bay Lodge in Smithers April 28. (Thom Barker photo)
Artist’s illustration of new vehicle inspection station that will be built in Thornhill. (Province of B.C. illustration)

Contract let for high-tech vehicle inspection station in Thornhill

Province, feds splitting cost of $34.2 million project

Artist’s illustration of new vehicle inspection station that will be built in Thornhill. (Province of B.C. illustration)
Tahltan Central Government's award winning 2020 Fish & Wildlife newsletter. (Tahltan Central Government)

Tahltan Central Government snags two Gold Quill Awards for its branding initiatives

TCG’s 2020 Fish & Wildlife newsletter recognized on an international platform

  • May 4, 2022
Tahltan Central Government's award winning 2020 Fish & Wildlife newsletter. (Tahltan Central Government)
The number of rural and northern seats in the provincial legislature might be reduced, and that has MLA John Rustad worried. (Wikipedia photo)

Potential boundary shift worries northern B.C. MLAs

Stikine, Skeena and Nechako-Lakes MLAs weigh in

The number of rural and northern seats in the provincial legislature might be reduced, and that has MLA John Rustad worried. (Wikipedia photo)
Emergency kit items. (Stock photo)

City of Terrace recognizes Emergency Preparedness Week

The 2022 theme is ‘Emergency Preparedness: It’s Everyone’s Responsibility.’

  • May 2, 2022
Emergency kit items. (Stock photo)
The city and BC Wildfire Service crews work on a wildfire risk mitigation project at Howe Creek trail in April. The city has approved a budget to upgrade multiple outdoor projects including the Howe Creek. (City of Terrace)

Council gives thumbs up to recreation projects

And Walmart draws criticism for litter accumulation

The city and BC Wildfire Service crews work on a wildfire risk mitigation project at Howe Creek trail in April. The city has approved a budget to upgrade multiple outdoor projects including the Howe Creek. (City of Terrace)
Community members volunteered to become human books and share a chapter from their lives as part of the Human Library event held at the Sportsplex on April 28. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard
Community members volunteered to become human books and share a chapter from their lives as part of the Human Library event held at the Sportsplex on April 28. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard
Left to right: B.C. Supreme Court Justice Nitya Iyer, Linda Tynan an independent government management consultant, province’s Chief Electoral Officer Anton Boegman and . (BC Electoral boundaries Commission/Twitter)

Electoral Boundaries Commission holds public consultation in Terrace

Amidst concerns of inadequate representation, commission urged not to expand or merge electoral boundaries

Left to right: B.C. Supreme Court Justice Nitya Iyer, Linda Tynan an independent government management consultant, province’s Chief Electoral Officer Anton Boegman and . (BC Electoral boundaries Commission/Twitter)
All debit machines are down at point of sale. (Stock)

Debit machines down across Canada

Some credit cards still working

All debit machines are down at point of sale. (Stock)
Motorists line up to cross the Confederation Bridge on Friday July 3, 2020. Members of the Prince Edward Island legislature voted unanimously to ask the federal government to change the name of the Confederation Bridge to Epekwitk Crossing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Brian McInnis

P.E.I. asking Ottawa to change name of Confederation Bridge to Epekwitk Crossing

Members of the Prince Edward Island legislature voted unanimously Friday to ask…

Motorists line up to cross the Confederation Bridge on Friday July 3, 2020. Members of the Prince Edward Island legislature voted unanimously to ask the federal government to change the name of the Confederation Bridge to Epekwitk Crossing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Brian McInnis
Terrace city council are reaching out to the B.C. Office of the Ombudsperson regarding councillor Jessica McCallum-Miller’s resignation on Feb. 22, 2021. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Open burning ban lifted for Terrace

Ban lifted on April 28

  • Apr 29, 2022
Terrace city council are reaching out to the B.C. Office of the Ombudsperson regarding councillor Jessica McCallum-Miller’s resignation on Feb. 22, 2021. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Skeena Diversity project director Saša Loggin and Vera Ljubomudrova, an English instructor at the non-profit agency, are working to arrange accommodation and other help for members of a Ukrainian family expected soon. (Terrace Standard photo)

Assistance being sought for expected Ukrainian family

Temporary accommodation needed for family of four

Skeena Diversity project director Saša Loggin and Vera Ljubomudrova, an English instructor at the non-profit agency, are working to arrange accommodation and other help for members of a Ukrainian family expected soon. (Terrace Standard photo)
Construction of a new Seven Sisters mental health residential facility adjacent to where the new Mills Memorial Hospital is being built is to start this summer. (Northern Health Authority illustration)

New Seven Sisters mental health facility construction set for this summer

Current one needs to be torn down to make way for new Mills Memorial Hospital

Construction of a new Seven Sisters mental health residential facility adjacent to where the new Mills Memorial Hospital is being built is to start this summer. (Northern Health Authority illustration)
Members of the Northwest Resource Benefits Alliance met with Municipal Affairs Minister Nathan Cullen and senior officials from the provincial government in Terrace last week. (Photo courtesy, Sean Bujtas)

B.C., northwest leaders resume negotiations over sharing tax revenues from industrial projects

Municipal affairs minister Nathan Cullen met with local government representatives of the 21-member alliance in Terrace

Members of the Northwest Resource Benefits Alliance met with Municipal Affairs Minister Nathan Cullen and senior officials from the provincial government in Terrace last week. (Photo courtesy, Sean Bujtas)
Map of the Coastal GasLink pipeline route’s four westerly sections. (Coastal GasLink graphic)

Coastal GasLink replaces a pipeline contractor

Strikes deal with new contractor and three First Nations

Map of the Coastal GasLink pipeline route’s four westerly sections. (Coastal GasLink graphic)
Terrace RCMP recovered large quantities of drugs, cash and stolen properties in a raid conducted last week. (File photo)
Terrace RCMP recovered large quantities of drugs, cash and stolen properties in a raid conducted last week. (File photo)