Local News

Columbia River Treaty talks impacted by COVID-19 crisis

Public engagement sessions planned to be held this spring on the negotiations have been delayed

2020 Kispiox Valley Music Festival cancelled

The festival society says it will use the break to upgrade facilities on the festival grounds

Terrace property tax increase reduced to 4.5 per cent

Tax was originally set to increase 7.4 per cent

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Additional $650M pledged in COVID-19 aid for Indigenous communities

Testing turn around time for COVID-19 improves in the north

Province of BC and Northern Health field questions around the pandemic through a virtual town hall.

Tahltan ask visitors to stay away from their territory during COVID-19

Both Red Chris and Brucejack mines continue to operate under strict pandemic measures

Tahltan ask visitors to stay away from their territory during COVID-19

Both Red Chris and Brucejack mines continue to operate under strict pandemic measures

Council briefs: Skeena Bar proposes new patio

Summary of council discussions from April 14

City of Terrace to finalize 2020 budget

Budget meeting will be livestreamed April 23

Area food banks receiving emergency grants in response to COVID-19 impacts

A provincial grant has been the first to be distributed

Terrace area campgrounds affected by COVID-19 measures

Ferry Island campground closure extended to May 31, trails remain open

Vancouver Island Indigenous artist takes unique approach to COVID-19 masks

Howard La Fortune thought he’d have some fun in designing a homemade mask

Airport passenger numbers plummet in March

Reduced travel due to COVID-19 also hits airport finances hard

Impacted garbage, recycling service prompts call for vigilance at start of bear season

BC Conservation highlights dramatic conflict decline in Bear Smart Communities

VIDEO: B.C. long haul trucker grateful for public support and improved services

“(People will) come up in their lunch wagons or cars and offer services and food. It’s very nice.”

Skeena Sawmills seeks government funding

Company needs $15 million, original funding source affected by COVID-19

Mid-May at earliest before gas pipeline work resumes

Coastal GasLink also concentrating on COVID-19 precautions

Petition calls for City of Terrace to stop property tax increase

The tax is set to increase by 7.4 per cent May 15

City of Terrace holds mostly-virtual public meeting

First public council meeting held since social-distancing measures implemented

Province extends open burn ban

Reducing air pollution one of the goals