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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.
Incumbent BC Liberal candidate Ellis Ross and BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer. (Black Press photo and BC NDP photo)

Skeena candidates talk COVID-19, economic recovery

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

Incumbent BC Liberal candidate Ellis Ross and BC NDP candidate Nicole Halbauer. (Black Press photo and BC NDP photo)
Annita McPhee will not be the BC NDP’s candidate for Stikine, despite the party’s equity policy. (Annita McPhee/ Facebook)

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”

Annita McPhee will not be the BC NDP’s candidate for Stikine, despite the party’s equity policy. (Annita McPhee/ Facebook)
This photo provided by the Unified Fire Authority shows a Utah fire crew member on the scene working to protect the town of Butte Falls in southern Oregon on Sunday, Sept. 13. 2020. (Matthew McFarland/Unified Fire Authority via AP)

Northwest firefighters headed to Oregon to battle wildfires

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

This photo provided by the Unified Fire Authority shows a Utah fire crew member on the scene working to protect the town of Butte Falls in southern Oregon on Sunday, Sept. 13. 2020. (Matthew McFarland/Unified Fire Authority via AP)
The Learn-from-Home Transition plan is a new option for parents that would see their children back in school in Oct. or Nov. 2020. (Black Press photo)

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.

The Learn-from-Home Transition plan is a new option for parents that would see their children back in school in Oct. or Nov. 2020. (Black Press photo)
Skeena — Bulkley Valley politicians react to new Conservative Party leader

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

Skeena — Bulkley Valley politicians react to new Conservative Party leader
Cops for Cancer set to roll through northern B.C.

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

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

Cops for Cancer set to roll through northern B.C.
Sola Seib, from Terrace, hits the first jump at the Loaded Sports competition at Shames Mountain on Saturday, April 7, 2018 (Shannon Lough/The Northern View)

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

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

Sola Seib, from Terrace, hits the first jump at the Loaded Sports competition at Shames Mountain on Saturday, April 7, 2018 (Shannon Lough/The Northern View)
Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh speaks to reporters outside of the former ET Kenney school building on Aug. 19, 2020. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

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

Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh speaks to reporters outside of the former ET Kenney school building on Aug. 19, 2020. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Pilot dead after helicopter crash at mine in northern B.C., company confirms

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

Pilot dead after helicopter crash at mine in northern B.C., company confirms
A researcher holds a little brown myotis, better known as the little brown bat in 2012. The little brown bat is one of the most common species in British Columbia. (Ann Froschauer/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

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

A researcher holds a little brown myotis, better known as the little brown bat in 2012. The little brown bat is one of the most common species in British Columbia. (Ann Froschauer/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Roundabout officially complete at Hwy 16 and Hwy 37 in Terrace

Roundabout officially complete at Hwy 16 and Hwy 37 in Terrace

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure says roundabouts are safer, greener

Roundabout officially complete at Hwy 16 and Hwy 37 in Terrace
Coast Mountains School District anticipates balanced budget

Coast Mountains School District anticipates balanced budget

Benefits and salaries are the largest expense

Coast Mountains School District anticipates balanced budget
2018-2022 Coast Mountains School District 82 Board of Education trustees from left to right: Art Erasmus, Karen Jonkman, Angela Brand Danuser, Margaret Warcup, Sandy Watson, Shar McCrory and Raymond Raj. (Coast Mountain School District 82)

School District 82 trustees give back pay increase

Each school will get around $100 for student centred initiatives

2018-2022 Coast Mountains School District 82 Board of Education trustees from left to right: Art Erasmus, Karen Jonkman, Angela Brand Danuser, Margaret Warcup, Sandy Watson, Shar McCrory and Raymond Raj. (Coast Mountain School District 82)
Janet Meyer, pictured on Nov. 23, 2019, is now the permanent superintendent at Coast Mountains School District 82. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)

Coast Mountains School District 82 announces permanent superintendent

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

Janet Meyer, pictured on Nov. 23, 2019, is now the permanent superintendent at Coast Mountains School District 82. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
Map of the Northwest Fire Centre rescinded prohibition areas on June 18, 2020. (Northwest Fire Centre)

Fire prohibitions lifted across Northwest Fire Centre

Public is encouraged to remain cautious

Map of the Northwest Fire Centre rescinded prohibition areas on June 18, 2020. (Northwest Fire Centre)
Terrace Search and Rescue (SAR) president Dwayne Sheppard arrives back on shore from a water-rescue training scenario in 2018. (Brittany Gervais photo)

‘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

Terrace Search and Rescue (SAR) president Dwayne Sheppard arrives back on shore from a water-rescue training scenario in 2018. (Brittany Gervais photo)
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School District 82’s first week of in-person class is in the books

First classes held since schools closed March 17 due to COVID-19 pandemic

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