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A train derailment near Kitwanga, B.C., between Smithers and Terrace, is shown in this January 2020 handout photo. The Transportation Safety Board says a track failure contributed to the derailment of a freight train in northern British Columbia in January. The Canadian National Railway Co. train was travelling between Smithers and Terrace when 34 rail cars carrying wood pellets derailed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Track failure led to train derailment in northern B.C.: safety board

No one was hurt when 34 cars carrying wood pellets left the tracks

 

So far, Terrace SAR and the community have spent more than $1 million on the project and are working towards the goal of installing all the windows and doors, and laying out concrete in the interior by Christmas. (Terrace SAR contributed photo)

Terrace SAR headquarters in last stretch of fundraising

$400,000 dollars needed to finish $1.4 million project

 

A photo of Alan McGowan when he was working at Alcan in Kitimat decades ago. (Sharon McGowan contributed photo)

WIN: Skeena Voices | The innovative spirit of the average worker

Former Alcan employee Alan McGowan pens memoir of life in Kitimat, Terrace

 

Skeena Voices | The innovative spirit of the average worker

Skeena Voices | The innovative spirit of the average worker

Former Alcan employee Alan McGowan pens memoir of life in Kitimat, Terrace

Skeena Voices | The innovative spirit of the average worker
Steel beams were installed this week at the new Terrace Search and Rescue headquarters, located at the corner of Clinton St. and Greig Ave. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)

Terrace Search and Rescue headquarters gets $100K boost from Prince Rupert Port Authority

Investment to help grow regional response capacity in Northwest B.C.

Steel beams were installed this week at the new Terrace Search and Rescue headquarters, located at the corner of Clinton St. and Greig Ave. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)
Forestry industry company representatives, local citizens, contractors, and politicians including MLA John Rustad and Mayor Carol Leclerc gathered to discuss possible solutions for the ailing industry. (Contributed photo)

Rethinking forestry forum builds case for a long-term plan in B.C.

MLA Ellis Ross held a public forum in Terrace to discuss industry decline

Forestry industry company representatives, local citizens, contractors, and politicians including MLA John Rustad and Mayor Carol Leclerc gathered to discuss possible solutions for the ailing industry. (Contributed photo)
Three people wanted on warrants

Three people wanted on warrants

Terrace RCMP asking for public’s help

Three people wanted on warrants
Terrace midwife Katherine Puchala checks a two-week-old baby’s vitals. (Photo by Brittany Gervais)

Terrace midwife denied hospital privileges at Mills Memorial

Northern Health expects to have midwifery review complete by late 2019

Terrace midwife Katherine Puchala checks a two-week-old baby’s vitals. (Photo by Brittany Gervais)
Terrace midwife Katherine Puchala measures the vitals of two-week-old baby Walter at the Terrace Women’s Resource Centre on Aug. 5. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)

Terrace midwife denied hospital privileges at Mills Memorial

Northern Health expects to have midwifery review complete by late 2019

Terrace midwife Katherine Puchala measures the vitals of two-week-old baby Walter at the Terrace Women’s Resource Centre on Aug. 5. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
Environment Canada is warning hot weather has returned to the Terrace/Kitimat area this week. (Black Press file photo)

Heat warning for Terrace, Kitimat

Temperatures expected to exceed 28 degrees until Aug. 7

Environment Canada is warning hot weather has returned to the Terrace/Kitimat area this week. (Black Press file photo)
Driver crashes into tree down Skeenaview embankment

Driver crashes into tree down Skeenaview embankment

A driver received minor injuries after crashing into a tree at the…

Driver crashes into tree down Skeenaview embankment
Terrace’s first licensed marijuana store opens

Terrace’s first licensed marijuana store opens

KJ’s Best Cannabis will sell cannabis, pre-rolled joints and oils for customers

Terrace’s first licensed marijuana store opens
B.C. Maxim Cover Girl semi-finalist victorious despite second-place finish

B.C. Maxim Cover Girl semi-finalist victorious despite second-place finish

Brandi Hansen says her main goal was to spread an empowering message to others

B.C. Maxim Cover Girl semi-finalist victorious despite second-place finish
From left: David Van Horlick, Aleksandra Van Horlick and Sheldon H.J. Stoughton. (Contributed photo)

Family frustrated Terrace dad with advanced cancer must wait weeks for treatment

‘We can see his health declining every day,’ daughter says

From left: David Van Horlick, Aleksandra Van Horlick and Sheldon H.J. Stoughton. (Contributed photo)
Maxim Cover Girl semi-finalist Brandi Hansen is sending an inspirational message to women and men by choosing not to strip down for competition. (Contributed photo)

B.C.’s defiant Maxim Cover Girl semi-finalist keeps her clothes on

Brandi Hansen wants Canadians to recognize talents, not just looks, as sexy

Maxim Cover Girl semi-finalist Brandi Hansen is sending an inspirational message to women and men by choosing not to strip down for competition. (Contributed photo)
School district remains firm on reassignments

School district remains firm on reassignments

Community calling for halt of decision

School district remains firm on reassignments
Photo of CMSD82 office in Terrace taken earlier this year. (Brittany Gervais photo)

Teachers cast vote of no confidence against SD82 superintendent

“The repercussions of her actions are now creating a divide in the community”: union

Photo of CMSD82 office in Terrace taken earlier this year. (Brittany Gervais photo)
‘We were just kids’ : WWII veteran recalls Normandy landing

‘We were just kids’ : WWII veteran recalls Normandy landing

Terrace’s Bill McRae was 18 years old when he enlisted

‘We were just kids’ : WWII veteran recalls Normandy landing
Coast Mountains School District 82 announced which administrators would fill four vacant positions at Terrace, Kitimat and Hazelton schools effective Aug. 1. (Brittany Gervais photo)

New administrators announced for Terrace, Kitimat, Hazelton schools

Vacancies filled, despite school district controversy

Coast Mountains School District 82 announced which administrators would fill four vacant positions at Terrace, Kitimat and Hazelton schools effective Aug. 1. (Brittany Gervais photo)
Terrace man killed in logging accident ‘would have done anything for anyone’

Terrace man killed in logging accident ‘would have done anything for anyone’

Wife remembers 46-year old Petr Koncek, father of two children

Terrace man killed in logging accident ‘would have done anything for anyone’