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General voting day for the Terrace city council byelection is June 5, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Candidates on reconciliation: Terrace council byelection

Candidates offer their ideas, solutions ahead of June 5 vote

 

Marilyn Soules, a Terrace-based marriage commissioner poses for a photo at Ferry Island. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)

Skeena Voices| Meet the woman who has the ‘happiest’ job in Terrace

Marilyn Soules has the happiest job on this planet, almost equivalent to…

 

Audio equipment in Terrace city council chambers photographed Aug. 21, 2020. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Candidates on infrastructure and housing: Terrace council byelection

Council hopefuls talk Lanfear Hill, housing development in Terrace

 

Galdys Radek poses alongside her car called ‘war pony’ which has photos of murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls from B.C. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)

Keeping alive the stories of murdered & missing Indigenous women and girls

Gladys Radek on grassroots activism for MMIWG and teaching the next generation to raise their voices

Galdys Radek poses alongside her car called ‘war pony’ which has photos of murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls from B.C. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)
Chera Bergen (left) with her sisters Hali and Dylan Ouellet (not in the picture) raised money through a bottle drive in Terrace to buy essential supplies for a homeless shelter. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)

Terrace sisters’ recycle drive raises money for homeless shelter

With the $1175 raised, Chera, Hali and Dylan bought essential supplies for Ksan Society

Chera Bergen (left) with her sisters Hali and Dylan Ouellet (not in the picture) raised money through a bottle drive in Terrace to buy essential supplies for a homeless shelter. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)
A memorial march takes place along Highway 16 also known as Canada’s ‘Highway of Tears’ on national day of awareness of Murdered & Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). Over five dozen people from nearby communities joined the march which began outside Terrace City Hall and ended at the memorial totem pole erected along Hwy 16, near Kitsumkalum. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

‘City of Terrace can and should make spaces safer’: MMIWG activists

Activists called on governments to amplify safety net for women on national day of awareness of MMIWG

A memorial march takes place along Highway 16 also known as Canada’s ‘Highway of Tears’ on national day of awareness of Murdered & Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). Over five dozen people from nearby communities joined the march which began outside Terrace City Hall and ended at the memorial totem pole erected along Hwy 16, near Kitsumkalum. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
Robin MacLeod, vice principal of Caledonia Secondary School, holds a quilt in her office which contains the names of all the musicals and students she directed in the course of her 43-year-long career. (Photo courtesy, Robin MacLeod)

Skeena Voices: The 43-year-long high-school journey

Robin MacLeod, outgoing SD 82 vice principal looks back at her time as an educator in Terrace

Robin MacLeod, vice principal of Caledonia Secondary School, holds a quilt in her office which contains the names of all the musicals and students she directed in the course of her 43-year-long career. (Photo courtesy, Robin MacLeod)
Skeena MLA Ellis Ross. (Photo by Peter Versteege)

Skeena MLA Ellis Ross calls for a non-partisan approach to solving region’s social issues crisis

All local leaders need to come together and address homelessness, addictions and public safety issues, he says

Skeena MLA Ellis Ross. (Photo by Peter Versteege)
Alex Lyubomudrov, conservation officer for North Coast Zone. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

Residents asked to manage attractants as bears emerge from hibernation

Conservation Officer Services urges community to help them reduce human-bear conflicts

Alex Lyubomudrov, conservation officer for North Coast Zone. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
Terrace-based Skeena Diversity Society among organizations to receive provincial funding to combat (Skeena Diversity Society/Facebook)

Skeena Diversity Society receives provincial funding to combat racism

The provincial funding extends to 36 organizations covering 57 communities

Terrace-based Skeena Diversity Society among organizations to receive provincial funding to combat (Skeena Diversity Society/Facebook)
The new study commissioned by the City of Terrace will evaluate environmentally sensitive areas around Ferry Island and the airport lands. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

City to update two decades old environmentally sensitive areas report

New study will document areas excluded from previous 1998 report

The new study commissioned by the City of Terrace will evaluate environmentally sensitive areas around Ferry Island and the airport lands. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
Skeena Valley Farmers Market is expected to kick off its 2021 season from May 1, with COVID-19 safety protocols in place ( Skeena Valley Farmers Market/Facebook)

Skeena Valley Farmers Market on track to reopen next month

The first market day of the season will be held on May 1, at George Little Park

Skeena Valley Farmers Market is expected to kick off its 2021 season from May 1, with COVID-19 safety protocols in place ( Skeena Valley Farmers Market/Facebook)
The Spencer family was overwhelmed by the support they received from the community after a fire forced them to move out from their home on Tuck Avenue. (Photo courtesy, Sabrina Spencer)

‘When the province and my own band failed us, Terrace community stepped up’

Sabrina Spencer was overwhelmed by the community’s support after their home burned down last month

The Spencer family was overwhelmed by the support they received from the community after a fire forced them to move out from their home on Tuck Avenue. (Photo courtesy, Sabrina Spencer)
A screenshot from a My World filmmaking session hosted by Skeena Diversity Society and Reel Youth. ( Courtesy, Mariam Barry)

Skeena Diversity Society and Reel Youth partner to teach filmmaking to youths in northwest B.C.

The films shot using poetic templates will be available for public viewing online at the end of the program

A screenshot from a My World filmmaking session hosted by Skeena Diversity Society and Reel Youth. ( Courtesy, Mariam Barry)
City of Terrace Mayor Carol Leclerc, left, received the plaque from Terrace Community Foundation Chair, Norm Parry at George Little Park. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

VIDEO: Terrace Community Foundation marks 10 years as a philanthropic organization in the city

The plaque presented by the Foundation will be permanently displayed at City Hall

City of Terrace Mayor Carol Leclerc, left, received the plaque from Terrace Community Foundation Chair, Norm Parry at George Little Park. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
The report prepared by Independent Investigations Office of BC said that no offence was committed by the police officer from Lisims/ Nass Valley RCMP detachment while responding to a stabbing incident that led to an in-custody death. (Black Press file photo)

Nass Valley RCMP officer cleared in October 2020 police-involved death

Independent Investigations Office of B.C. concludes no offence committed by police officer

The report prepared by Independent Investigations Office of BC said that no offence was committed by the police officer from Lisims/ Nass Valley RCMP detachment while responding to a stabbing incident that led to an in-custody death. (Black Press file photo)
Terrace fire department responded to a call from Skeena Saw Mills at the early hours of Friday morning. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)

UPDATE: Fire crews respond to early morning incident at Skeena Sawmills

No injuries were reported as mill workers immediately alerted the fire department after seeing smoke

Terrace fire department responded to a call from Skeena Saw Mills at the early hours of Friday morning. (Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)
Birch Hill road closed to traffic and pedestrians as engineering crews conduct investigations. Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard

VIDEO: Crews probe Birch Hill slope fix

Instability forced partial closure of the road

Birch Hill road closed to traffic and pedestrians as engineering crews conduct investigations. Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard
City of Terrace intends to resume its annual homeless count in April after a hiatus last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Binny Paul photo/ Terrace Standard)

City to conduct 2021 annual homeless count in April

The last count took place in 2019 and reported 71 people experiencing homelessness in Terrace

City of Terrace intends to resume its annual homeless count in April after a hiatus last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Binny Paul photo/ Terrace Standard)
The City of Terrace is considering a Portland Loo installation in a prime downtown location to address the rising need for an all-season public washroom in the community. (Photo courtesy Portland Loo)

Terrace jumps on the Portland Loo bandwagon with an all-season public washroom proposal

City will seek $250,000 grant funding to install the unit in a downtown area location

The City of Terrace is considering a Portland Loo installation in a prime downtown location to address the rising need for an all-season public washroom in the community. (Photo courtesy Portland Loo)