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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)
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)
Phone & internet scams

Phone, internet scam warning issued

A national reporting service provides advice

Phone & internet scams
The Terrace Salvation Army offers a food share program, seen here May 1, which sees unused vegetables, fruit, dairy, and baked goods from local grocery stores distributed to folks in need. (Jake Wray photo)

Federal grant helping Salvation Army meet local need

Level of community cooperation called amazing

The Terrace Salvation Army offers a food share program, seen here May 1, which sees unused vegetables, fruit, dairy, and baked goods from local grocery stores distributed to folks in need. (Jake Wray photo)
Prince Rupert Salvation Army Corps run the local food bank and meal programs in Prince Rupert.

Federal grant, plus donations, aid Salvation Army services in Prince Rupert

Food deliveries now being made to homes

Prince Rupert Salvation Army Corps run the local food bank and meal programs in Prince Rupert.
Portrait of the Williams family used in a Go Fund Me campaign to raise money for the funeral of Shirley Williams and Jovan Williams. Shirley is wearing a white hat and Jovan is the taller of the two men. (File photo)

Granisle deaths inquest postponed because of COVID-19

Mother and son were shot in April 2016

Portrait of the Williams family used in a Go Fund Me campaign to raise money for the funeral of Shirley Williams and Jovan Williams. Shirley is wearing a white hat and Jovan is the taller of the two men. (File photo)
Lake Babine Nation is one of six First Nations in the Burns Lake area receiving federal money to bolster their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)

Feds providing First Nations with COVID-19 response money

Can be used for food, education, mental health services

Lake Babine Nation is one of six First Nations in the Burns Lake area receiving federal money to bolster their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)
A $300,000 commitment from the Haisla Nation Council in response to COVID-19 is being used to purchase equipment for the Kitimat General Hospital (picture above) in Kitimat and Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace. (File photo)

Haisla commitment buys equipment for Kitimat, Terrace hospitals

Purchases to aid battle against COVID-19

A $300,000 commitment from the Haisla Nation Council in response to COVID-19 is being used to purchase equipment for the Kitimat General Hospital (picture above) in Kitimat and Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace. (File photo)
Coast Mountain College students have been receiving grocery gift cards to meet immediate needs. (File photo)

Huge uptake on college grocery gift cards for students

And some programs are now finished

Coast Mountain College students have been receiving grocery gift cards to meet immediate needs. (File photo)
Pacific Northern Gas is asking its regulator for approval to defer payments from eligible customers for up to three months.

PNG seeks to defer customer payments because of COVID-19

The plan is to do this for three months

Pacific Northern Gas is asking its regulator for approval to defer payments from eligible customers for up to three months.
(RCMP Image)

Police can be used to check up on quarantined people

But physical distancing in public still voluntary

(RCMP Image)
(Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Terrace home sales increase while average price drop

Slight decline in sales expected during pandemic

(Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The check marks indicates social distancing while seated on a bus. (Northern Connections graphic)

Bus services taking extra measures because of COVID-19

More cleaning and more disinfecting underway

The check marks indicates social distancing while seated on a bus. (Northern Connections graphic)
Rotarians in Terrace and area are sponsoring the Starfish backpack program through which students take home food for the weekend. (File photo)

Schools get creative to provide food to students

Initiatives underway include providing gift cards

Rotarians in Terrace and area are sponsoring the Starfish backpack program through which students take home food for the weekend. (File photo)
Public school teachers and staffers with School District 82 are redoubling efforts this week to reach families and students with whom they have yet to make contact. (File photo)

Schools ramp up contact efforts with students

Efforts of school district employees called "extraordinary"

Public school teachers and staffers with School District 82 are redoubling efforts this week to reach families and students with whom they have yet to make contact. (File photo)
A passenger who tested positive for COVID-19 was on an Air Canada flight from Terrace to Vancouver March 24. (File photo)

Terrace to Vancouver airline passenger tests positive for COVID-19

Was on an Air Canada flight on March 24

A passenger who tested positive for COVID-19 was on an Air Canada flight from Terrace to Vancouver March 24. (File photo)
(Gary Hee/Black Press file photo)

City hall, RCMP getting complaints about lack of physical distancing

So far, there's no public health order to enforce the safety measure

(Gary Hee/Black Press file photo)
Northern Health has temporarily moved a refrigeration unit to Mills Memorial Hospital. (The Terrace Standard photo)

Northern Health moves reefer unit to Mills Memorial

The move is not related to COVID-19

Northern Health has temporarily moved a refrigeration unit to Mills Memorial Hospital. (The Terrace Standard photo)