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A representational photo of an outdoor movie theatre. City of Terrace is organizing a drive-in movie night on Friday, Sept. 17 in the parking lot of the Terrace Curling Club. (File photo)
A representational photo of an outdoor movie theatre. City of Terrace is organizing a drive-in movie night on Friday, Sept. 17 in the parking lot of the Terrace Curling Club. (File photo)
A photo of work in progress in 2019 on the Coastal Gas Link pipe which is meant to carry natural gas from Dawson Creek to the LNG Canada facility in Kitimat. (File photo)

Conservative candidate refuses to sign pledge as it may contravene Elections Act

Wet’suwet’en Gidimt’en clan asking candidates to commit to not provide federal funding for LNG Canada and Coastal GasLink

A photo of work in progress in 2019 on the Coastal Gas Link pipe which is meant to carry natural gas from Dawson Creek to the LNG Canada facility in Kitimat. (File photo)
Liberal candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, Lakhvinder Jhaj, on a visit to the riding form Sept. 14-16 (Black Press file photo)
Liberal candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, Lakhvinder Jhaj, on a visit to the riding form Sept. 14-16 (Black Press file photo)
Kayleen Tomas at her store on Lakelse Ave. ( Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)

Skeena Voices | Turning a love for the outdoors into a business

Terrace business owner, Kayleen Tomas, talks about how Unbound Gear Apparel on Lakelse Ave came to be

Kayleen Tomas at her store on Lakelse Ave. ( Binny Paul/ Terrace Standard)

101 new COVID-19 cases and 2 deaths in Northern Health

Numbers reflect update by provincial Health Ministry as of Sept. 10

Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)

Vote projection: NDP’s Bachrach heavy favourite in Skeena—Bulkley Valley

Incumbent candidate given a 99 per cent chance of holding northwest B.C. seat, per 338Canada

Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)
Terrace and Kitimat saw decreases in new COVID-19 cases during the week of Aug. 29 to Sept. 4. That is in contrast to the Smithers LHA, which reported close to 50 new cases. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)

New COVID-19 cases dip in Terrace and Kitimat but nearly triple in Smithers

Vaccination rates in most of northwest B.C. remain well below provincial average

Terrace and Kitimat saw decreases in new COVID-19 cases during the week of Aug. 29 to Sept. 4. That is in contrast to the Smithers LHA, which reported close to 50 new cases. (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)
The Prince Rupert Elections Canada Office can be found at 125 First Ave. W., suite 115. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert Elections Canada Office can be found at 125 First Ave. W., suite 115. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre on Sept.7, 2021 for the all candidates debate. From left to right: Adeana Young (Green Party, on screen), Jody Craven (PPC), Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Rod Taylor (CHP) and Claire Rattée (CPC). (Thom Barker/Smithers Interior News)

VIDEO: Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates spar over northwest issues during debate

Event featured five of six candidates for Sept. 20 federal election

Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre on Sept.7, 2021 for the all candidates debate. From left to right: Adeana Young (Green Party, on screen), Jody Craven (PPC), Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Rod Taylor (CHP) and Claire Rattée (CPC). (Thom Barker/Smithers Interior News)
A report of an earthquake off the Kitimat coastline yesterday proved to be a computer glitch. (Jules Jelev file Photo)

Seismologist says computer glitch led to false reports about earthquake in B.C.

Deleted American report of quake near Kitimat a computer glitch, Canadian official says

A report of an earthquake off the Kitimat coastline yesterday proved to be a computer glitch. (Jules Jelev file Photo)
View of the Kitimat River at the Lower Dyke, with two men headed out to fish on June 21, 2020. The DFO is urging people not to drive in the Kitimat River, as vehicles can damage salmon and their habitats. (Black Press Media file photo)

DFO warns of danger to salmon from people driving through Kitimat River

Off-road vehicles can squish, bury and beach fish eggs and fry

View of the Kitimat River at the Lower Dyke, with two men headed out to fish on June 21, 2020. The DFO is urging people not to drive in the Kitimat River, as vehicles can damage salmon and their habitats. (Black Press Media file photo)
Rio Tinto aluminum smelter employees strike at at one of the picket lines set up out the facility’s entrance in Kitimat on Aug.5. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

Kitimat strike negotiations to continue next week

A team will head to the smelter to review restart plans for halted production

Rio Tinto aluminum smelter employees strike at at one of the picket lines set up out the facility’s entrance in Kitimat on Aug.5. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
RCMP file photo. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
RCMP file photo. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Very weak La Niña conditions are predicted for affect the north west coast this winter. (File photo)
Very weak La Niña conditions are predicted for affect the north west coast this winter. (File photo)
Health officials are encouraging people across northern B.C. to get vaccinated as soon as possible. (File photo)
Health officials are encouraging people across northern B.C. to get vaccinated as soon as possible. (File photo)
Pictured here, Haisla Chief Councillor Crystal Smith and members of the Haisla Nation at the flag raising ceremony held in Kitimat on Sept.1. The District of Kitimat raised an orange flag in recognition of Canada’s first National Truth and Reconciliation Day on Sept. 30. (Ellis Ross/Facebook)
Pictured here, Haisla Chief Councillor Crystal Smith and members of the Haisla Nation at the flag raising ceremony held in Kitimat on Sept.1. The District of Kitimat raised an orange flag in recognition of Canada’s first National Truth and Reconciliation Day on Sept. 30. (Ellis Ross/Facebook)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo)
Category 2 and 3 fire bans are being lifted in the Northwest Fire Centre starting on Sept. 7, 2021. (Pixabay photo)

Northwest Fire Centre lifting ban on Category 2 and Category 3 fires Sept. 7

People are urged to exercise caution with any outdoor burning

Category 2 and 3 fire bans are being lifted in the Northwest Fire Centre starting on Sept. 7, 2021. (Pixabay photo)
Skeena–Bulkley Valley candidates 2021 from left to right: Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage Party), Adeana Young (Green Party) and Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal). (Black Press Media composite image)
Skeena–Bulkley Valley candidates 2021 from left to right: Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage Party), Adeana Young (Green Party) and Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal). (Black Press Media composite image)
Pietro Adamo (pictured) succumbed to his injuries on October 15, 2020 after an alleged assault at a residential complex in Houston. Nearly a year later, RCMP announced Devin Joseph of Vanderhoof has been arrested on manslaughter charges. (RCMP handout photo)

Vanderhoof man charged in 2020 Houston homicide

Devin Joseph facing manslaughter charges for the death of Pietro Adamo

Pietro Adamo (pictured) succumbed to his injuries on October 15, 2020 after an alleged assault at a residential complex in Houston. Nearly a year later, RCMP announced Devin Joseph of Vanderhoof has been arrested on manslaughter charges. (RCMP handout photo)