Brittany Gervais

Minister Adrian Dix was in Terrace May 21 to announce the business plan for the new Mills Memorial Hospital has been completed, opening the door to the construction phase. (Brittany Gervais photo)

Terrace hospital’s business plan approved

Health Minister’s announcement opens door to construction phase

Minister Adrian Dix was in Terrace May 21 to announce the business plan for the new Mills Memorial Hospital has been completed, opening the door to the construction phase. (Brittany Gervais photo)
Larry Guno in his later years. (Contributed photo)

B.C. residential school survivor’s indomitable human spirit centre of school play

Terrace theatre company plans to revive Nisga’a leader Larry Guno’s Bunk #7 next year

Larry Guno in his later years. (Contributed photo)
Northwest Fire Centre open burn ban lifted

Northwest Fire Centre open burn ban lifted

Recent rain, cooler temperatures have lowered the region’s fire risk

Northwest Fire Centre open burn ban lifted
School shooting threats in Terrace and Kitimat — here’s what we know
School shooting threats in Terrace and Kitimat — here’s what we know
One of three Terrace RCMP squadron cars monitoring Skeena Middle School grounds Friday afternoon after reports of a shooting threat were made earlier this week. (Brittany Gervais photo)

Fourth threat in a week involves two northwest B.C. schools

Multiple threats, later deemed to be low-risk, were made at schools in Terrace and Kitimat

One of three Terrace RCMP squadron cars monitoring Skeena Middle School grounds Friday afternoon after reports of a shooting threat were made earlier this week. (Brittany Gervais photo)
Three Terrace RCMP squadron cars were monitoring Skeena Middle School grounds Friday afternoon after reports of a shooting threat were made earlier this week. (Brittany Gervais photo)

Skeena Middle School threats deemed ‘low-risk’

Police, school staff investigating two incidents this week

Three Terrace RCMP squadron cars were monitoring Skeena Middle School grounds Friday afternoon after reports of a shooting threat were made earlier this week. (Brittany Gervais photo)
Winners of the ThriveNorth Business Challenge announced

Winners of the ThriveNorth Business Challenge announced

Businesses from Terrace dominated the final stand

Winners of the ThriveNorth Business Challenge announced
Suwilaawks principal Pam Kawinsky is one of three administrators in Terrace moving back to a teaching position this fall. (Brittany Gervais photo)

‘It shocked everyone’: Suwilaawks parents angry over district’s principal change-up

Families left without answers why their principal is taking a teaching position this fall

Suwilaawks principal Pam Kawinsky is one of three administrators in Terrace moving back to a teaching position this fall. (Brittany Gervais photo)
Used needles were found in the area between Davis Avenue and Park Avenue last June. (Contributed photo)

Who’s responsible for picking up needles in Terrace?

While sweeping the city’s riverbanks for trash during Terrace’s annual Garbathon, members…

Used needles were found in the area between Davis Avenue and Park Avenue last June. (Contributed photo)
Northwest Fire Centre burn ban starts Monday

Northwest Fire Centre burn ban starts Monday

Rising temperatures have resulted in a ban on some types of open burning

Northwest Fire Centre burn ban starts Monday
Skeena Middle School students across all grade levels walked out of their classrooms at 11:11 a.m. on May 1, 2019. They gathered at Coast Mountains School District 82’s head office on Kenney St. to protest against staffing changes announced by the district last week. (Brittany Gervais/The Terrace Standard)

‘Save our principals’: Terrace students walk out to protest staffing changes

This would affect several schools in the district, with two principals assuming teaching positions

Skeena Middle School students across all grade levels walked out of their classrooms at 11:11 a.m. on May 1, 2019. They gathered at Coast Mountains School District 82’s head office on Kenney St. to protest against staffing changes announced by the district last week. (Brittany Gervais/The Terrace Standard)
Inside the Coast Mountains School District board room. (Jackie Lieuwen photo)

School district briefs: Stewart protests possible budget cuts

Key discussions from the Coast Mountains School District meeting April 24

Inside the Coast Mountains School District board room. (Jackie Lieuwen photo)
The AltaGas propane export terminal at its Ridley Island site is one project expected to provide employment opportunities to people from the region. (Matthew Allen photo)

Northwest local governments team up to fill in future employment gaps

Around 17,000 jobs will need to be filled in the region over the next eight years

The AltaGas propane export terminal at its Ridley Island site is one project expected to provide employment opportunities to people from the region. (Matthew Allen photo)
(Black Press file photo)

Housing affordability in Northern B.C. sees slight improvements: report

Higher paying jobs mitigating effects of increased housing prices, Realtor says

(Black Press file photo)
Approximately 30 people gathered outside the Best Western Inn in Terrace in support of Bill C-48, a legislative ban preventing oil tankers from travelling along B.C.’s North Coast. Just down the sidewalk, another group of protestors against the ban were gathered, some carrying “I love oil” signs. (Taylor Bachrach photo)

Northwest B.C. leaders divided over oil tanker ban

Senate hearings in Prince Rupert and Terrace show Bill C-48 is at a crossroads

Approximately 30 people gathered outside the Best Western Inn in Terrace in support of Bill C-48, a legislative ban preventing oil tankers from travelling along B.C.’s North Coast. Just down the sidewalk, another group of protestors against the ban were gathered, some carrying “I love oil” signs. (Taylor Bachrach photo)
Cyclist braking stigma on addiction from coast to coast

Cyclist braking stigma on addiction from coast to coast

Mathew Fee aims at world record for longest distance on BMX bike while sharing his story of recovery

Cyclist braking stigma on addiction from coast to coast
Stellar musicians, performers recognized at 54th Pacific Northwest Music Festival

Stellar musicians, performers recognized at 54th Pacific Northwest Music Festival

More than 150 awards, scholarships given out to Northwest B.C. participants

Stellar musicians, performers recognized at 54th Pacific Northwest Music Festival
Bears coming into communities attracted to improperly stored garbage or fruit remain the biggest source of wildlife conflicts in B.C. (B.C. Conservation Officer Service)

As bears emerge from hibernation, conservation officer reminds public to be aware

Hiding garbage, cleaning BBQs and removing bird feeders are advised

Bears coming into communities attracted to improperly stored garbage or fruit remain the biggest source of wildlife conflicts in B.C. (B.C. Conservation Officer Service)
Kitsumkalum signs two LNG benefit agreements with province

Kitsumkalum signs two LNG benefit agreements with province

First Nation could see more than $20 million over four years

Kitsumkalum signs two LNG benefit agreements with province
All the windows on the driver’s side of Kitsumkalum Health Centre’s bus were smashed while it was parked overnight, causing $2,000 worth in damages. (Kitsumkalum photo)

Vandals smash Kitsumkalum Health Centre bus windows

Bus used mostly by youth groups, elders

All the windows on the driver’s side of Kitsumkalum Health Centre’s bus were smashed while it was parked overnight, causing $2,000 worth in damages. (Kitsumkalum photo)