Ben Bogstie, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Independent candidate Martin Holzbauer, BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer, and incumbent BC Liberal candidate Ellis Ross. (Jake Wray/Clare Rayment/Black Press)

Skeena candidates talk Indigenous issues

Residential schools, Coastal GasLink Pipeline, and rights and title among issues addressed

Independent candidate Martin Holzbauer, BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer, and incumbent BC Liberal candidate Ellis Ross. (Jake Wray/Clare Rayment/Black Press)
Independent candidate Martin Holzbauer, BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer, and incumbent BC Liberal candidate Ellis Ross are running in the Skeena riding. (Jake Wray/Clare Rayment/Black Press)

Skeena candidates talk natural resources

Mining, oil and gas, and forestry are important industries in the Skeena riding

Independent candidate Martin Holzbauer, BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer, and incumbent BC Liberal candidate Ellis Ross are running in the Skeena riding. (Jake Wray/Clare Rayment/Black Press)
Martin Holzbauer, independent, Nicole Halbauer, BC NDP, and Ellis Ross, BC Liberal Party, are the candidates for the Skeena riding in the upcoming provincial election. (Terrace Standard/BC NDP)

Skeena candidates talk northwest education

Online learning access and early childhood education were common themes

Martin Holzbauer, independent, Nicole Halbauer, BC NDP, and Ellis Ross, BC Liberal Party, are the candidates for the Skeena riding in the upcoming provincial election. (Terrace Standard/BC NDP)
Stikine provincial election candidates (clockwise from top left): Nathan Cullen, NDP; Darcy Repen, Rural BC Party; Rod Taylor, Christian Heritage; and Gordon Sebastian, BC Liberals.

‘Where is Annita McPhee?’: Cullen under fire from opening salvo of all-candidates forum

Four Stikine candidates spar during online debate from Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge in Smithers

Stikine provincial election candidates (clockwise from top left): Nathan Cullen, NDP; Darcy Repen, Rural BC Party; Rod Taylor, Christian Heritage; and Gordon Sebastian, BC Liberals.

Skeena candidates talk COVID-19, economic recovery

Support all around for public health officer’s handling of pandemic so far

Cullen confirmed as B.C. NDP candidate for Stikine despite party’s equity policy

Former Tahltan Central Government President Annita McPhee said the process made her feel “abused”

Northwest firefighters headed to Oregon to battle wildfires

Over 200 B.C. firefighting personnel will assist in the U.S.

Coast Mountains School District 82 announces alternative back to school plan

New option for K-9 students would see them return to class in Oct. or Nov.

Skeena — Bulkley Valley politicians react to new Conservative Party leader

Erin O’Toole was elected leader of the Conservative Party of Canada Aug. 24, 2020

Cops for Cancer set to roll through northern B.C.

This year’s ride will have three routes converging on Prince George, Sept. 18

High speed internet coming to Shames Mountain in Northwest B.C.

Internet, upgraded point of sale software will minimize lines, reduce COVID-19 risk

Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh stresses importance of childcare during Terrace visit

MP Taylor Bachrach joined the federal NDP leader on a tour of the former ET Kenney School building

Pilot dead after helicopter crash at mine in northern B.C., company confirms

Aberdeen Helicopters Ltd. said pilot believed to be killed in the crash

Why you might see more bats around Kitimat, and what experts say you should do about it

Bat pups typically spread their wings in late summer

Roundabout officially complete at Hwy 16 and Hwy 37 in Terrace

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure says roundabouts are safer, greener

Coast Mountains School District anticipates balanced budget

Benefits and salaries are the largest expense

School District 82 trustees give back pay increase

Each school will get around $100 for student centred initiatives

Coast Mountains School District 82 announces permanent superintendent

Janet Meyer, acting superintendent since June 2019 takes on the role

Fire prohibitions lifted across Northwest Fire Centre

Public is encouraged to remain cautious

‘Lucky to be alive’: Jet skier rescued after running out of fuel on northern B.C. river

A helicopter and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police were involved in the rescue