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Haisla Nation Chief Councillor, Crystal Smith has written an open letter to Hollywood celebrities about their interference in northern B.C.’s energy projects. (File photo)

Celebrities’ interference in northern B.C. energy project causing more harm to First Nations: Haisla Chief

Crystal Smith brings the debate of First Nations’ economic development to table in open letter to Hollywood

Haisla Nation Chief Councillor, Crystal Smith has written an open letter to Hollywood celebrities about their interference in northern B.C.’s energy projects. (File photo)
The Parks, Recreation & Culture department is responsible for managing and operating the Sportsplex, Aquatic Centre, cemeteries and over 100 hectares of park lands and amenities in the community.(File photo)

City’s leisure services department renamed to parks, recreation & culture

The updated name will better serve to capture the services and amenities offered by the department

The Parks, Recreation & Culture department is responsible for managing and operating the Sportsplex, Aquatic Centre, cemeteries and over 100 hectares of park lands and amenities in the community.(File photo)
The self-guided story walk will be held Monday to Friday (March 28 -April 1) between 10 a.m. and noon. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)
The self-guided story walk will be held Monday to Friday (March 28 -April 1) between 10 a.m. and noon. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)
Diana Penner poses for a photograph outside the Happy Gang Centre. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
Diana Penner poses for a photograph outside the Happy Gang Centre. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
Workcamp at Seabridge Gold’s KSM project in northwest B.C. (Seabridge Gold photo)

Seabridge to spend $150 million to bring northwest B.C. gold mine project to “substantially started”

Spending made possible by investment by Sprott and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Fund

Workcamp at Seabridge Gold’s KSM project in northwest B.C. (Seabridge Gold photo)
Bulkley Valley forestry industry members packed the gallery at Smithers council chambers for a special Committee of the Whole meeting March 23 to lobby council for support in pushing back against the provincial governments old-growth deferral strategy. (Thom Barker photo)

Bulkley Valley forestry industry lobbies Smithers council for support pushing back against old-growth deferrals

Council heard arguments against provincial plan at a special Committee of the Whole meeting March 23

Bulkley Valley forestry industry members packed the gallery at Smithers council chambers for a special Committee of the Whole meeting March 23 to lobby council for support in pushing back against the provincial governments old-growth deferral strategy. (Thom Barker photo)
In Terrace, the Coast Mountain Children Society will see the $10-a-day apply to 176 spaces and P.A.C.E.S Day Care Society will see the same for 76 spaces. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Terrace, Kitimat and Smithers areas benefit from $10-a-day childcare spaces

The northwest area will see 348 new $10-a-day spaces across six child care sites

In Terrace, the Coast Mountain Children Society will see the $10-a-day apply to 176 spaces and P.A.C.E.S Day Care Society will see the same for 76 spaces. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Mayor Carol Leclerc, pictured in 2019, is heading to Victoria with a delegation to meet and discuss safety concerns in the city with provincial ministers. (Black Press Media file photo)
Mayor Carol Leclerc, pictured in 2019, is heading to Victoria with a delegation to meet and discuss safety concerns in the city with provincial ministers. (Black Press Media file photo)
Nirmal Parmar, Kermode Friendship Society board chair, Jolene Wesley, executive director and Chris Jennings treasurer of the board. (Supplied photo)

Kermode Friendship Society appoints new executive director

Jolene Wesley starts on April 1 and has over a decade long association with the friendship centre

Nirmal Parmar, Kermode Friendship Society board chair, Jolene Wesley, executive director and Chris Jennings treasurer of the board. (Supplied photo)
Terrace recorded 22 new COVID-19 cases during the week of March 13 to March 19, 2022. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)

New COVID-19 cases see slight rise in northwest B.C.

Hospitalizations climbed province-wide for the first time since February

Terrace recorded 22 new COVID-19 cases during the week of March 13 to March 19, 2022. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)
Terrace council considered what to do with the number of bylaw and community safety officers in Terrace during a March 22 committee of the whole meeting. (Black Press Media file photo)

Terrace council considers plan for bylaw, downtown safety officer staffing

Short-term funds to hire staff could come from COVID-19 Safe Restart grant, accumulated surplus

Terrace council considered what to do with the number of bylaw and community safety officers in Terrace during a March 22 committee of the whole meeting. (Black Press Media file photo)
Paramedic shortages cause in northwestern B.C. (File photo)

Paramedic positions going begging in northwestern B.C.

New positions welcome but they can’t be filled

Paramedic shortages cause in northwestern B.C. (File photo)
The Nisga’a Lisims Government is temporarily halting the $2,500 one-time treaty loan repayment until anomalies are sorted. (Nigsa’a Lisims Government)
The Nisga’a Lisims Government is temporarily halting the $2,500 one-time treaty loan repayment until anomalies are sorted. (Nigsa’a Lisims Government)
Powerlifter Sumeet Sharma wears the gold medal he won for bench press at the North American Powerlifting Championships in San Jose, Costa Rica, last fall. Sharma has started a new fundraising initiative in support of Ukraine. (Photo submitted: Sumeet Sharma)

B.C. powerlifter starts fundraiser for Ukraine

Corrections officer Sumeet Sharma was inspired to help after seeing war reports on TV

Powerlifter Sumeet Sharma wears the gold medal he won for bench press at the North American Powerlifting Championships in San Jose, Costa Rica, last fall. Sharma has started a new fundraising initiative in support of Ukraine. (Photo submitted: Sumeet Sharma)
Among items seized following a car crash March 19 near Witset were a knife, crack pipe and drug scale. (New Hazelton RCMP photo)

Hazelton police seize suspected drugs following car crash

RCMP impounded the vehicle pending an ongoing investigation

Among items seized following a car crash March 19 near Witset were a knife, crack pipe and drug scale. (New Hazelton RCMP photo)
Terrace-based Skeena Diversity Society among organizations to receive provincial funding to combat (Skeena Diversity Society/Facebook)

Skeena Diversity Society launches local partnership program for new immigrants in Terrace

Inaugural forum for Greater Terrace Local Immigration Partnership will be held on March 30

Terrace-based Skeena Diversity Society among organizations to receive provincial funding to combat (Skeena Diversity Society/Facebook)
RCMP are looking for information on an alleged shooting attempt near an elementary school in Smithers March 10. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Terrace RCMP seek public assistance in locating missing man

Logan Sindia was last seen in a rural area south of Terrace on March 9

RCMP are looking for information on an alleged shooting attempt near an elementary school in Smithers March 10. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
“Big Bob” Park at All Seasons Source for Sports on March 8, 2022. The store is closing on March 26 after 50 years of business in Terrace. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

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“Big Bob” Park is closing the doors of All Seasons Source for Sports after 50 years of business

“Big Bob” Park at All Seasons Source for Sports on March 8, 2022. The store is closing on March 26 after 50 years of business in Terrace. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
New equipment is on tap for Mills Memorial Hospital. (File photo)
There has been nearly $1.5 million in purchases either completed in 2021 or for projects underway specific to Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace. (Black Press Media file photo)

Medical upgrades on tap at Mills Memorial Hospital

Patient safety, staff retention key to purchase decisions

New equipment is on tap for Mills Memorial Hospital. (File photo)
There has been nearly $1.5 million in purchases either completed in 2021 or for projects underway specific to Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace. (Black Press Media file photo)
Josh Nash (right) and fellow Big Brother Canada housemate hold up the clothes sent by Tahltan Band in one of the episodes. (Screenshot/Big Brother Canada)

Tahltan band sends custom-made gifts to Big Brother Canada contestant Josh Nash

‘We wanted him to know that he’s loved and we’re watching and rooting for him,” McPhee said.

Josh Nash (right) and fellow Big Brother Canada housemate hold up the clothes sent by Tahltan Band in one of the episodes. (Screenshot/Big Brother Canada)