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DNA from Kitwanga River salmon may help researchers from Simon Fraser University and the Gitanyow Fisheries Authority better assess salmon populations in B.C. Black Press file photo.

Gitanyow study using salmon DNA to count annual runs

A successful outcome could have implications across Canadian fisheries

<em>Black Press file photo</em>

Police look for vehicle after dangerous driving incident

The driver was speeding and failed to pull over for police

The car was trapped, with its driver inside, in a ditch off Hirsch Creek Main near Onion Lake overnight Monday (Oct. 19). Oct. 20, 2020. Kitimat RCMP photo.

Man found after spending overnight stuck in car in a ditch near Onion Lake

Kitimat RCMP said the man was stuck there overnight for about 10 hours

UBC geoscientists discovered the wreckage of a decades-old crash during an expedition on a mountain near Harrison Lake. (Submitted photo)

Wreckage of decades-old plane crash discovered on mountain near Harrison Lake

A team of Sts’ailes Community School students helped discover the twisted metal embedded in a glacier

UBC geoscientists discovered the wreckage of a decades-old crash during an expedition on a mountain near Harrison Lake. (Submitted photo)
<em>Black Press file photo</em>
<em>Black Press file photo</em>
Six Mile Beach outside Nelson is known for its perfect sand, clear water and unique sand spit. But the drowning death of a man in July has residents asking if the dangerous spot has become too popular. Photo: David Grantham/Kootenay Drone Services

Dangerous oasis: The fatal history of a popular Kootenay Lake beach

Six Mile Beach near Nelson is known for its unique sand spit. But locals have feared it for decades

Six Mile Beach outside Nelson is known for its perfect sand, clear water and unique sand spit. But the drowning death of a man in July has residents asking if the dangerous spot has become too popular. Photo: David Grantham/Kootenay Drone Services
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A map created by Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping, which assesses the sensitivity of Canada’s Pacific Coast to oil spills. This map highlights the Douglas Channel and other inlets and waterways around Kitimat and out to the coast. (Clear Seas map)

Douglas Channel scores ‘medium’ to high’ on oil spill sensitivity study

The study was done by a not-for-profit group specializing in sustainable marine shipping

A map created by Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping, which assesses the sensitivity of Canada’s Pacific Coast to oil spills. This map highlights the Douglas Channel and other inlets and waterways around Kitimat and out to the coast. (Clear Seas map)
Jody Craven of Kitimat has been announced as the BC Libertarian Party’s candidate for North Coast riding MLA on Oct. 5. (Jody Craven photo)

Jody Craven of Kitimat in the running for North Coast MLA

BC Libertarian Party has announced Craven as North Coast candidate for riding

Jody Craven of Kitimat has been announced as the BC Libertarian Party’s candidate for North Coast riding MLA on Oct. 5. (Jody Craven photo)
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.
Martin Holzbauer, independent candidate for the Skeena riding in the Oct. 24 provincial election, is seen here outside the Terrace Standard office on Oct. 1. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)

Learn more about Skeena’s independent candidate

Martin Holzbauer says he wants to bring a unique point of view to the race

Martin Holzbauer, independent candidate for the Skeena riding in the Oct. 24 provincial election, is seen here outside the Terrace Standard office on Oct. 1. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)
Martin Holzbauer, independent, Nicole Halbauer, BC NDP, and Ellis Ross, BC Liberal Party, the candidates for the Skeena riding, were all present at the second All-Candidates Forum held by the <em>Terrace Standard</em> on Wednesday (Oct. 14) night. (Terrace Standard/BC NDP)

Skeena candidates talk inland port, resource development at second All-Candidates Forum

The Forum was held Wednesday (Oct. 14) night at the Terrace Standard

Martin Holzbauer, independent, Nicole Halbauer, BC NDP, and Ellis Ross, BC Liberal Party, the candidates for the Skeena riding, were all present at the second All-Candidates Forum held by the <em>Terrace Standard</em> on Wednesday (Oct. 14) night. (Terrace Standard/BC NDP)
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(Wet'suwet'en Access Point on Gidimt'en Territory Facebook screenshot)
Harvests of all bivalves, including razor clams (pictured), are off limits in most areas of B.C.’s North Coast due to a sudden rise in biotoxins. (File photo)
Harvests of all bivalves, including razor clams (pictured), are off limits in most areas of B.C.’s North Coast due to a sudden rise in biotoxins. (File photo)
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Man dies in Gitlaxt’aamiks (New Aiyansh) after being taken into police custody

IIO and BC Corners Service conducting independent investigations

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Advance polling begins on Oct. 15, 2020, across B.C. in the 2020 snap election. (Black Press photo)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Advance voting begins today in Kitimat

Advance voting runs from Oct. 15 to Oct. 21 in B.C.’s election

Advance polling begins on Oct. 15, 2020, across B.C. in the 2020 snap election. (Black Press photo)
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Loud bang in Thornhill was controlled detonation of old explosives

Homeowner found the explosives while cleaning out shed

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BC Liberals’ Skeena MLA Candidate Ellis Ross, left, with a photographer, BC Liberals’ North Coast MLA candidate Roy Jones Jr., an LNG Canada worker, and BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson. Wilkinson was in Kitimat on Wednesday (Oct. 14) to make an announcement. (Clare Rayment photo)

BC Liberals pledge to support a second LNG export facility in northern B.C.

The BC Liberal leader was in Kitimat Wednesday (Oct. 14) to make the announcement

BC Liberals’ Skeena MLA Candidate Ellis Ross, left, with a photographer, BC Liberals’ North Coast MLA candidate Roy Jones Jr., an LNG Canada worker, and BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson. Wilkinson was in Kitimat on Wednesday (Oct. 14) to make an announcement. (Clare Rayment photo)
Kitimat is urging residents to sign up to receive alerts from their emergency alert system, to raise awareness of the ShakeOut BC event and to test the new system. (Black Press Media photo)

Kitimat combines ShakeOut BC event with emergency alert system test

The District of Kitimat is urging residents to participate and sign up for emergency alerts

Kitimat is urging residents to sign up to receive alerts from their emergency alert system, to raise awareness of the ShakeOut BC event and to test the new system. (Black Press Media photo)
BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson made a brief campaign stop at Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace Oct. 14. From the left is BC Liberal Skeena candidate Ellis Ross, local supporter Briana Greer, Wilkinson and Terrace mayor Carol Leclerc. (Rod Link/Terrace Standard)

BC Liberal leader affirms commitment to a new Mills Memorial Hospital

Andrew Wilkinson makes brief campaign stop in Terrace

BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson made a brief campaign stop at Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace Oct. 14. From the left is BC Liberal Skeena candidate Ellis Ross, local supporter Briana Greer, Wilkinson and Terrace mayor Carol Leclerc. (Rod Link/Terrace Standard)
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson will be making an announcement in Kitimat this afternoon (Wed., Oct. 14). (Black Press photo)

BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson to make announcement in Kitimat

Wilkinson will be visiting Wednesday (Oct. 14) afternoon

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson will be making an announcement in Kitimat this afternoon (Wed., Oct. 14). (Black Press photo)