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The design of the new bridge crossing the Nass River has resulted in an award for Stantec Engineering. (Province of B.C. Photo)

Nass River bridge design wins engineering award

Stantec recognized for work on $24 million project

The design of the new bridge crossing the Nass River has resulted in an award for Stantec Engineering. (Province of B.C. Photo)
The nose gear of a Westjet Q-400 partially collapsed while landing in Terrace Jan. 31. (Contributed photo)
The nose gear of a Westjet Q-400 partially collapsed while landing in Terrace Jan. 31. (Contributed photo)
Kerby Good is one of the volunteers helping fill containers at the Skeena Bioenergy/Kitsumkalum Economic Development Group wood pellet donation day going on until 4 p.m. at the Kitsumkalum boat launch. (Terrace Standard photo)

Skeena BioEnergy’s plant gives away free wood pellets to residents

Each household had a limit of 200 lbs

Kerby Good is one of the volunteers helping fill containers at the Skeena Bioenergy/Kitsumkalum Economic Development Group wood pellet donation day going on until 4 p.m. at the Kitsumkalum boat launch. (Terrace Standard photo)
The nose gear of a Westjet Q-400 partially collapsed while landing in Terrace Jan. 31. (Contributed photo)The nose gear of a Westjet Q-400 partially collapsed while landing in Terrace Jan. 31. (Contributed photo)
The nose gear of a Westjet Q-400 partially collapsed while landing in Terrace Jan. 31. (Contributed photo)The nose gear of a Westjet Q-400 partially collapsed while landing in Terrace Jan. 31. (Contributed photo)
An ambulance carrying a patient was on a routine transfer to Kitimat from Terrace this morning when it went off of Hwy37 near Johnson Road. There were no injuries. (Dan McGuire photo)

Ambulance slides off of Hwy 37 near Terrace

A Kitimat patient was on board

An ambulance carrying a patient was on a routine transfer to Kitimat from Terrace this morning when it went off of Hwy37 near Johnson Road. There were no injuries. (Dan McGuire photo)
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Terrace house prices on steep climb in 2019

But total sales were down compared to previous year

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Houston Fire Department crews arrived at DH Manufacturing the evening of Jan. 27 to find its millwright shop fully engulfed. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

Crews battled DH Manufacturing blaze

Millwright shop lost in the fire

Houston Fire Department crews arrived at DH Manufacturing the evening of Jan. 27 to find its millwright shop fully engulfed. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
An old and outdated District of Houston electric vehicle charger station is due to be replaced by a new one when financing for the Charge North network is complete. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

Electric vehicle chargers inching closer

Major grant helps close budget gap

An old and outdated District of Houston electric vehicle charger station is due to be replaced by a new one when financing for the Charge North network is complete. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
Manager of Burns Lake Community Forest, Frank Varga tries out the simulator as Paul Davidson, a Board of Director for BL Comfor, looks on. (Laura Blackwell photo)

Harvesting simulator to provide many benefits for the Burns Lake community

Education, job training, innovation are on the list

Manager of Burns Lake Community Forest, Frank Varga tries out the simulator as Paul Davidson, a Board of Director for BL Comfor, looks on. (Laura Blackwell photo)
Coastal GasLink pipe has been arriving in Terrace via CN for transfer to trucks bound for a company laydown yard north of Kitimat. (Natalia Balcerzak photo)

Coastal GasLink pipe continues to arrive in Terrace

Shipped by rail from Saskatchewan

Coastal GasLink pipe has been arriving in Terrace via CN for transfer to trucks bound for a company laydown yard north of Kitimat. (Natalia Balcerzak photo)
Home sales increase in Houston and Burns Lake

Home sales increase in Houston and Burns Lake

Sale prices also increase in the communities

Home sales increase in Houston and Burns Lake
Vehicles couldn't stop, resulting in Jan. 7 accident

Vehicles couldn’t stop, resulting in Jan. 7 accident

Four vehicles involved, three people were injured

Vehicles couldn't stop, resulting in Jan. 7 accident
Skeena Sawmills pilot project thinned out trees so the remaining ones have more room to grow. Trees removed were either taken to Skeena Sawmills or chipped to provide pellet material for Skeena Bio-Energy. (Skeena Sawmills photo)

Pilot project thins out overgrown forest location

Immediate and long term logging and environmental benefits eyed

Skeena Sawmills pilot project thinned out trees so the remaining ones have more room to grow. Trees removed were either taken to Skeena Sawmills or chipped to provide pellet material for Skeena Bio-Energy. (Skeena Sawmills photo)
The Nee Tahi Buhn First Nation must pay a former band councillor $30,000 after its one-time long-standing chief councillor described her as a “white bastard” in several emails.

Burns Lake area First Nation to pay $30,000 for discrimination

Former Nee Tahi Buhn councillor had filed complaint

The Nee Tahi Buhn First Nation must pay a former band councillor $30,000 after its one-time long-standing chief councillor described her as a “white bastard” in several emails.
A derailment Jan. 7 near Kitwanga sent more than 30 cars off the tracks. (Facebook photo)

CN derailment probe continues near Kitwanga

More than 30 cars went off the tracks Jan. 7

A derailment Jan. 7 near Kitwanga sent more than 30 cars off the tracks. (Facebook photo)
CN will install flashing lights and bells and gates, according to the application it filed with Transport Canada for financial assistance. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)

CN to make level crossing safety improvements in Terrace

Work to take place on Queensway Drive

CN will install flashing lights and bells and gates, according to the application it filed with Transport Canada for financial assistance. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)
Assessments for single-family homes rose an average 20 per cent in Terrace and Thornhill from 2018 to 2019. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)

Assessed home values jump by 20 per cent in Terrace

Average home value now $373,000

Assessments for single-family homes rose an average 20 per cent in Terrace and Thornhill from 2018 to 2019. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)
Chair, vice chair named for regional district board

Chair, vice chair named for regional district board

Committee chairs also named for 2020

Chair, vice chair named for regional district board
Check the mail your BC Assessments are coming out

Check the mail your BC Assessments are coming out

Burns Lake property values dropped from $149,000 to $148,000, the BC Assessment Authority has determined.

Check the mail your BC Assessments are coming out
VIA’s passenger service between Prince George and Prince Rupert has been cancelled due to the Jan. 7 train derailment near Kitwanga. (Ashley Wilson/Photo)

Derailment forces VIA passenger train cancellation

Refunds being offered to passengers

VIA’s passenger service between Prince George and Prince Rupert has been cancelled due to the Jan. 7 train derailment near Kitwanga. (Ashley Wilson/Photo)