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That’s a Kitimat RCMP vehicle parked with one from the provincial conservation officer service and another from federal fisheries. (Submitted photo)

Police probe break and enters and thefts

Kitimat RCMP report for May 6 to May 12

That’s a Kitimat RCMP vehicle parked with one from the provincial conservation officer service and another from federal fisheries. (Submitted photo)
The number of rural and northern seats in the provincial legislature might be reduced, and that has MLA John Rustad worried. (Wikipedia photo)

Potential boundary shift worries northern B.C. MLAs

Stikine, Skeena and Nechako-Lakes MLAs weigh in

The number of rural and northern seats in the provincial legislature might be reduced, and that has MLA John Rustad worried. (Wikipedia photo)
Work continues along Coastal GasLink's natural gas pipeline stretching from northeastern B.C. to the LNG Canada liquefied natural gas plant being built at Kitimat. (File photo)

Coastal GasLink replaces a pipeline contractor

Strikes deal with new contractor and three First Nations

Work continues along Coastal GasLink's natural gas pipeline stretching from northeastern B.C. to the LNG Canada liquefied natural gas plant being built at Kitimat. (File photo)
Skeena Diversity project director Saša Loggin and Vera Ljubomudrova, an English instructor at the non-profit agency, are working to arrange accommodation and other help for members of a Ukrainian family expected soon. (Terrace Standard photo)

Assistance being sought for expected Ukrainian family

Temporary accommodation needed for family of four

Skeena Diversity project director Saša Loggin and Vera Ljubomudrova, an English instructor at the non-profit agency, are working to arrange accommodation and other help for members of a Ukrainian family expected soon. (Terrace Standard photo)
Map of the Coastal GasLink pipeline route’s four westerly sections. (Coastal GasLink graphic)

Coastal GasLink replaces a pipeline contractor

Strikes deal with new contractor and three First Nations

Map of the Coastal GasLink pipeline route’s four westerly sections. (Coastal GasLink graphic)
Charlie Max Lincoln. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

Drumming ban at All Native Basketball Tournament saddens Gingolx elder

The ban brings back residential school memories

Charlie Max Lincoln. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
Photo of the Kitimat RCMP detachment. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

RCMP called out to assist firefighters at blaze

Kitimat RCMP report for April 8 to April 14

Photo of the Kitimat RCMP detachment. (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
The provincial ambulance service is sponsoring a northwest training program in hopes of filling vacancies. (Black Press file photo)

Paramedic vacancies spur northwestern B.C. training course

Ambulance service needs to fill new full-time positions

The provincial ambulance service is sponsoring a northwest training program in hopes of filling vacancies. (Black Press file photo)
(L to R) Chief Justin Napoleon, Saulteau First Nations which is a member of the FN CGL Pipeline Limited Partnership; Tiffany Murray, Director of Indigenous Relations, Coastal GasLink; Chief Corrina Leween, Cheslatta Carrier Nation which is a member of the CGL First Nations Limited Partnership Management Committee; and Bevin Wirzba, Coastal GasLink President at the signing ceremony held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West on March 8, 2022. (CGL photo/Houston Today)

TC Energy has a deal to potentially sell 10 per cent

TC Energy has a deal to potentially sell 10 per cent

(L to R) Chief Justin Napoleon, Saulteau First Nations which is a member of the FN CGL Pipeline Limited Partnership; Tiffany Murray, Director of Indigenous Relations, Coastal GasLink; Chief Corrina Leween, Cheslatta Carrier Nation which is a member of the CGL First Nations Limited Partnership Management Committee; and Bevin Wirzba, Coastal GasLink President at the signing ceremony held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West on March 8, 2022. (CGL photo/Houston Today)
Lengths of pipe for the Coastal GasLink project await placement. (Photo courtesy Coastal GasLink)

Kitselas, Haisla nations sign up for stake in CGL

TC Energy to potentially sell 10 per cent of the Coastal GasLink pipeline to First Nations

Lengths of pipe for the Coastal GasLink project await placement. (Photo courtesy Coastal GasLink)
Vihar construction conduct geotechnical work required for detailed construction design drawings for a proposed cycling trail between Smithers and Telkwa. The first 3.5-kilometre phase of the project has now been put out to tender. (Contributed photo)

First phase of multi-used pathway between Smithers and Telkwa out to tender

Cycle 16 optimistic of September completion of the first 3.5 kilometres of trail

Vihar construction conduct geotechnical work required for detailed construction design drawings for a proposed cycling trail between Smithers and Telkwa. The first 3.5-kilometre phase of the project has now been put out to tender. (Contributed photo)
The number of people in the northwest who considered themselves unemployed shrank in January compared to December, indicates data collected by Statistics Canada and released Feb. 4. (Black Press Media file photo)

Northwest B.C. jobs data sends mixed signals

Employment dips, but so did number of people who consider themselves unemployed

The number of people in the northwest who considered themselves unemployed shrank in January compared to December, indicates data collected by Statistics Canada and released Feb. 4. (Black Press Media file photo)
A planned liquefied natural gas facility at Port Edward would use natural gas piped in by Pacific Northern Gas. (Image supplied)

Planned LNG plant would buffer northwest B.C. natural gas rate impacts

Port Edward facility would help fill Pacific Northern Gas pipeline

A planned liquefied natural gas facility at Port Edward would use natural gas piped in by Pacific Northern Gas. (Image supplied)
Real estate sales climbed in Terrace in 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward.)

Real estate prices continue to rise across northwest B.C.

In 2021, 190 properties sold in Kitimat worth $68 million

Real estate sales climbed in Terrace in 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward.)
More people are working now in northwestern B.C. than a year ago, indicate figures released Jan. 7 by Statistics Canada. (The Canadian Press)

Labour force grows in northwest B.C.

Region continues to recover from pandemic

More people are working now in northwestern B.C. than a year ago, indicate figures released Jan. 7 by Statistics Canada. (The Canadian Press)
Volunteers and organizers who make up the AssistList website group gather for a photo. (Photo courtesy AssistList)

Website establishes online marketplace for medical equipment in northwest B.C.

Non-profit AssistList expanded into northwest B.C. late last year

Volunteers and organizers who make up the AssistList website group gather for a photo. (Photo courtesy AssistList)
A house on the corner of Queensway Dr. and Mark Ave. south of Terrace on Dec. 17, 2021. Dr. Raina Fumerton, Northern Health chief medical officer for the northwest, said that anti-government attitudes could be a factor in stalling COVID-19 vaccination rates in the health authority. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

COVID vaccination rates stall out in northern B.C.

Hesitancy, mistrust are among factors at play

A house on the corner of Queensway Dr. and Mark Ave. south of Terrace on Dec. 17, 2021. Dr. Raina Fumerton, Northern Health chief medical officer for the northwest, said that anti-government attitudes could be a factor in stalling COVID-19 vaccination rates in the health authority. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
A logging truck arrives at Skeena Sawmills at Terrace on Nov. 26, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Skeena Sawmills in Terrace open again after week-long closure

Weather, COVID combine to cause log shortage

A logging truck arrives at Skeena Sawmills at Terrace on Nov. 26, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Skeena Sawmills in Terrace on July 3, 2020. The sawmill is closed this week due to a lack of logs in its yard, but the company expects to open again next week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Multiple challenges force Terrace sawmill closure

Skeena Sawmills does not have enough logs to keep operating

Skeena Sawmills in Terrace on July 3, 2020. The sawmill is closed this week due to a lack of logs in its yard, but the company expects to open again next week. (Black Press Media file photo)
ATCO Future Fuel is to supply renewable natural gas from a plant in Alberta to Pacific Northern Gas. (Photo courtesy ATCO Future Fuel)

Northern natural gas utility to tap into renewable fuel

Renewable natural gas is more environmentally friendly but will cost more

ATCO Future Fuel is to supply renewable natural gas from a plant in Alberta to Pacific Northern Gas. (Photo courtesy ATCO Future Fuel)