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Chief Gisday’wa with the remains of a structure alongside the Morice Forest Service Road burned in an arson fire overnight from Aug. 14 to Aug. 15. Two suspects have now been identified. (Gidimt’en Clan photo)

Morice Forest Service Road arson probe continues

Cabin belonged to a Wet'suwet'en hereditary chief

Chief Gisday’wa with the remains of a structure alongside the Morice Forest Service Road burned in an arson fire overnight from Aug. 14 to Aug. 15. Two suspects have now been identified. (Gidimt’en Clan photo)
In this file photo, government leaders hold up copies of the Nisga’a Final Agreement which officially came into effect on May 11, 2000. From the left, B.C. Premier Ujjal Dosanjh, Nisga’a Lisims Government president, Nisga’a leader Joseph Gosnell and Robert Nault, the federal minister of Indian affairs. (File photo, The Terrace Standard)

Former Nisga’a Nation leader passes away

Joseph Gosnell was instrumental in negotiating landmark 2000 self-governing treaty

In this file photo, government leaders hold up copies of the Nisga’a Final Agreement which officially came into effect on May 11, 2000. From the left, B.C. Premier Ujjal Dosanjh, Nisga’a Lisims Government president, Nisga’a leader Joseph Gosnell and Robert Nault, the federal minister of Indian affairs. (File photo, The Terrace Standard)
Material from a Wet’suwet’en checkpoint that’s no longer in use along the Morice West Forest Service Road. (Houston Today Photo)

Wet’suwet’en checkpoint material remains alongside forest service road

Checkpoint featured in Coastal GasLink pipeline protests

Material from a Wet’suwet’en checkpoint that’s no longer in use along the Morice West Forest Service Road. (Houston Today Photo)
Contractors on the $15 million

Broman Lake activity

Jakes Construction Ltd. from the Fraser Valley has set up an operations base at Broman Lake, three kilometres from where it has a $15 million contract at 6 Mile Summit to add a westbound passing lane, extending the eastbound passing lane there now and improve the entry and exit lanes at the brake check and chain off areas. The project is to be completed by next fall. (Laura Blackwell photo)

Contractors on the $15 million
Patrick Critch passed away at Mills Memorial Hospital Aug. 2 in Terrace following injuries received in an accident at the Brucejack mine July 31. (Contributed photo)

Brucejack mine fatality identified

Patrick Critch was from Newfoundland

Patrick Critch passed away at Mills Memorial Hospital Aug. 2 in Terrace following injuries received in an accident at the Brucejack mine July 31. (Contributed photo)
In partnership with the B.C. Ministry of transportation and Infrastructure, The Nisga'a Lisims Government erected signs on Hwy 113 and at village entrances March 13, declaring the closure of all tourist attractions in the Nass Valley. (NLG photo)

Feds provide more than $7 million for northwest First Nations’ COVID-19 response

Across B.C., more than $40 million was distributed

In partnership with the B.C. Ministry of transportation and Infrastructure, The Nisga'a Lisims Government erected signs on Hwy 113 and at village entrances March 13, declaring the closure of all tourist attractions in the Nass Valley. (NLG photo)
Construction of new student housing at Coast Mountain College in Terrace is about to start in July 2020. (File illustration)

College housing construction to start

Project will replace outdated student accommodation

Construction of new student housing at Coast Mountain College in Terrace is about to start in July 2020. (File illustration)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates the COVID-19 situation in B.C., July 17, 2020. (B.C. government)

8 new COVID-19 cases in B.C.’s northwest as cases increase dramatically

That brings the total test-positive cases in the region to 25

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates the COVID-19 situation in B.C., July 17, 2020. (B.C. government)
RCMP logo. Black Press file photo.

Houston RCMP search for man, woman

Concerned for their well-being following July 20 report

RCMP logo. Black Press file photo.
Terrace’s community response to the COVID-19 pandemic was sparked by Philip Maher. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)

COVID-19 threat resulted in huge community response in Terrace area

"We found a job for everybody," says key organizer

Terrace’s community response to the COVID-19 pandemic was sparked by Philip Maher. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)
Bill McRae at the cenotaph in front of city hall on Remembrance Day 2017. (File photo)

Flags lowered in honour of the late Bill McRae

Community leader, businessman passed away July 9

Bill McRae at the cenotaph in front of city hall on Remembrance Day 2017. (File photo)
Nisga’a Lisims Government compliance and enforcement vehicle at entrance to a new recreation site in the Nass Valley. (Nisga’a Lisims Government photo)

New rec site designated in the Nass Valley

Unregulated activity a concern to Lisims government

Nisga’a Lisims Government compliance and enforcement vehicle at entrance to a new recreation site in the Nass Valley. (Nisga’a Lisims Government photo)
Northern Health is resuming elective surgeries that were postponed due to COVID-19. (Pixabay photo)

Surgeries in Northern Health area returning to pre-pandemic levels

Backlog of surgeries in area could take two years to clear

Northern Health is resuming elective surgeries that were postponed due to COVID-19. (Pixabay photo)
A provincial grant is helping finance an extension of the Grand Trunk Pathway west to Kitsumkalum. (File photo)

Grants boost cycling, walking opportunities in Terrace

One project will extend Grand Trunk Pathway west to Kitsumkalum

A provincial grant is helping finance an extension of the Grand Trunk Pathway west to Kitsumkalum. (File photo)
Leah Quash (RCMP photo)

Missing woman found deceased

Leah Quash was reported last seen the evening of June 15

Leah Quash (RCMP photo)
Leah Quash. (Terrace RCMP photo)

Terrace RCMP seek missing woman

Police, family concerned for her well-being

Leah Quash. (Terrace RCMP photo)
Diane Killman photo of the dock on Pinkut Lake.

No fines issued in provincial parks over May longweekend

Activities restricted to day-use only

Diane Killman photo of the dock on Pinkut Lake.
Illustration shows planned BC Hydro line to supply power to contemplated LNG project at Kitimat. (BC Hydro illustration)

BC Hydro studying new power connection in northwest B.C.

Would supply hydro-electric power to planned LNG plant at Kitimat

Illustration shows planned BC Hydro line to supply power to contemplated LNG project at Kitimat. (BC Hydro illustration)
Canfor is keeping its Houston mill closed for now. (File photo)

Canfor mill remains closed

And company to shut Isle Pierre operation permanently

Canfor is keeping its Houston mill closed for now. (File photo)
Rotarian Michelle Owen, left, passes Starfish food bags to Suwilaaks vice principal Roberta Clarke for delivery to students who no longer can take them home from school because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo courtesy Ron Malmas)

Student food pack demand soars because of school closure

Starfish program now delivers food to students' homes

Rotarian Michelle Owen, left, passes Starfish food bags to Suwilaaks vice principal Roberta Clarke for delivery to students who no longer can take them home from school because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo courtesy Ron Malmas)