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Locals getting good grades when it comes to social distancing: RCMP

The local detachment said the public has been responsible with adhering to COVID-19 practices

Union calling for Save-On-Foods to Extend COVID-19 worker incentive program

Save-On-Foods is ending its two-dollar-an-hour pay increase on May 30

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Bish Creek fire removed from Province’s Wildfire Dashboard

Unclear when investigation into fire’s cause will be completed

Still a lot of work to do to fully connect regional district

Draft strategy shows dependence on on single fibre optic cable route, poor cellular service on roads

District sets reopening dates for front desk purchases at municipal office

The office will start selling transit passes May 25 and accepting tax payments June 1

District looking for public input on cycling plan

Survey is open to the public until May 25

MEMSS teacher continues fundraiser for future trip after band visit to Calgary cancelled

Courtney Preyser is accepting e-transfers for five dollars a ticket at cpreyser@hotmail.com

Concerns raised over use of whole logs at Pinnacle Pellet plant

Co-founder of Bulkley Valley Clean Air Now says public mislead on material being used for pellets

What happens when there is a wildfire in the northwest?

The Northwest Fire Centre in Smithers is responsible for over a quarter of B.C.’s area

Cameras and convoys: Graduation in the age of COVID-19

Schools in Terrace and Kitimat are thinking outside the box to give students a graduation ceremony

Eight Northwest salmon conservation projects receive funding for grassroots work

Pacific Salmon Foundation awards $1.2 million total to B.C. community-driven initiatives

UPDATE: Kitimat with power back, temporary outage due to damaged cable

The outage impacted just over 5,200 accounts in the District

Bish wildfire now listed as under control as firefighters work to put out blaze

No recent growth for Bish wildfire as firefighters work to put out blaze

Community updates: May 21, 2020

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Nav Canada says 120-day suspension of overnight services at YXT could end sooner or later

The company suspended overnight flight service station at YXT earlier this month

Gun ban should be up to law enforcement experts: Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP

Bachrach disappointed with lack of details surrounding buyback program

The BC Community Bat Program’s annual bat count set to kick off in June

B.C. bats have nothing to do with COVID-19, but they are threatened by white-nose syndrome

Local businesses still feeling uncertainty amid four-stage reopening

District established the Economic Recovery Task Force to provide business community support