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David and Amanda Horvath look over the looming cliff of a landslide behind their home on McConnell Crescent in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

Terrace couple’s ‘dream home’ at risk of sliding into Kitsumkalum River

Families look on helplessly as property erodes into river behind them

David and Amanda Horvath look over the looming cliff of a landslide behind their home on McConnell Crescent in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
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Parents protest outside Nechako Elementary in Kitimat over concerns of accused predator being hired

Coast Mountain School District 82’s hiring practice being questioned as another witness comes forward

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(Kitimat RCMP photo)

Kitimat RCMP arrest one man, seize cash and drugs from Nechako area

The Sept. 2 incident led to the seizure of cash, drugs and a shotgun among other items

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Barrett Jack. (Facebook photo)

Family claims RCMP said man who died in Smithers jail was on ‘suicide watch’

Barrett Jack of Witset died while in custody of Smithers RCMP Sept. 4

Barrett Jack. (Facebook photo)
Haisla elder, Marilyn Furlan, provided a blessing of the event on Tuesday morning. (Photo courtesy, Cameron Orr)

District of Kitimat raises orange flag ahead of National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Mayor Phil Germuth and Haisla Nation Chief Crystal Smith hoisted the flag on Sept. 6

Haisla elder, Marilyn Furlan, provided a blessing of the event on Tuesday morning. (Photo courtesy, Cameron Orr)
New Hazelton RCMP locate a significant amount of suspected illicit drugs, 14 rifles, 2 sawed off shotguns, soft and hard body armor, crossbows, and ammunition after an armed robbery on Friday. (Photo provided by the RCMP)

Armed robbery in New Hazelton leads to arrest and seizure of drugs and guns

RCMP say the suspect was known to the victims, who turned him in

New Hazelton RCMP locate a significant amount of suspected illicit drugs, 14 rifles, 2 sawed off shotguns, soft and hard body armor, crossbows, and ammunition after an armed robbery on Friday. (Photo provided by the RCMP)
Smithers RCMP detachment. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Man dies in RCMP custody in Smithers; police cite ‘self-inflicted actions’

An investigation by the B.C. Independent Investigations Office is underway.

Smithers RCMP detachment. (Marisca Bakker photo)
(Royal Canadian Legion branch 250/Facebook)
(Royal Canadian Legion branch 250/Facebook)
Left to right: Skeena– Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach, North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice, Premier John Horgan, Attorney General Murray Rankin, Daajing Giids Mayor Kris Olsen, Haida Nation Council president Gaagwiis (Jason Alsop) and Municipal Affairs minister Nathan Cullen. (Taylor Bachrach/Facebook)

Ceremony held on Haida Gwaii to reinstate the ancestral name of Village of Daajing Giids

B.C. Premier, cabinet members attend ceremony with several Haida chiefs, matriarchs and council members

Left to right: Skeena– Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach, North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice, Premier John Horgan, Attorney General Murray Rankin, Daajing Giids Mayor Kris Olsen, Haida Nation Council president Gaagwiis (Jason Alsop) and Municipal Affairs minister Nathan Cullen. (Taylor Bachrach/Facebook)
Smithers RCMP arrest two people have a high speed chase near Telkwa Thursday. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Telkwa high-speed chase leads to two arrests

Smithers RCMP arrest driver before passenger hops in driver’s seat and speeds away

Smithers RCMP arrest two people have a high speed chase near Telkwa Thursday. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
(Kitimat Flying Club)
(Kitimat Flying Club)
A totem pole being raised at the Coast Mountain College Terrace campus, in front of the new student housing building, Wii Gyemsiga Siwilaawksat, Aug. 31. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
A totem pole being raised at the Coast Mountain College Terrace campus, in front of the new student housing building, Wii Gyemsiga Siwilaawksat, Aug. 31. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
Community members participated in an overdose awareness walk in Kitimat on Sept. 1. (Photo courtesy, Cameron Orr)

Kitimat purple ribbon walk raises awareness of overdose crisis

The event was a joint initiative by the Haisla Nation, Tamitik Status of Women and Kitimat RCMP

Community members participated in an overdose awareness walk in Kitimat on Sept. 1. (Photo courtesy, Cameron Orr)
A criminal impaired driving investigation is underway following a one-vehicle collision early in the morning of Sept. 1 that took out two light standards on Haisla Boulevard. (Misty Johnsen photo)

Light standards knocked down in early morning collision; driver taken to hospital

Police say criminal impaired driving investigation is underway

A criminal impaired driving investigation is underway following a one-vehicle collision early in the morning of Sept. 1 that took out two light standards on Haisla Boulevard. (Misty Johnsen photo)
Kevin Falcon at this summer’s Northwest Regional Airshow. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

BC Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon makes northern B.C. pitch during Terrace visit

Falcon said northern communities are being “totally left out” by an “urban” NDP government

Kevin Falcon at this summer’s Northwest Regional Airshow. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
‘Elect Her’ is a project aimed at increasing representation of women in northwest B.C.’s local governments. (File photo)

Kitimat and Smithers team up to attract more women to local governments in northwest B.C.

‘Elect Her’ campaign aims to increase the number of women in municipal and First Nation governments.

‘Elect Her’ is a project aimed at increasing representation of women in northwest B.C.’s local governments. (File photo)
A boat theft early this morning at Topley Landing has resulted in one injury after a police service pistol was discharged. (File photo)

Boat theft leads to officer-involved shooting in northwestern B.C.

Incident now in hands of independent investigation office

A boat theft early this morning at Topley Landing has resulted in one injury after a police service pistol was discharged. (File photo)
A flood watch advisory has been issued for areas shown in orange. (BC River Forecast Centre)

Flood watch advisory issued for north coast area due to heavy rainfall

A high streamflow advisory is also in effect for central coast

A flood watch advisory has been issued for areas shown in orange. (BC River Forecast Centre)
The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine is going to add childcare costs when its bylaw outlining pay and expenses comes up for review next year. (Illustration contributed)

Child care expenses to be covered by northwestern B.C. regional district

Doing so regarded as removing a barrier to elected office

The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine is going to add childcare costs when its bylaw outlining pay and expenses comes up for review next year. (Illustration contributed)
Terrace filmmaker Jaylene Matthews (left) with activist for missing and murdered women Gladys Radek during filming. (Submitted photo)

MMIWG: Documentary follows northwest B.C. activist Gladys Radek’s lifetime journey for justice

Jaylene Matthews’ debut documentary on a life of advocacy for Indigenous women and girls

Terrace filmmaker Jaylene Matthews (left) with activist for missing and murdered women Gladys Radek during filming. (Submitted photo)