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CN has confirmed a train derailment happened this morning on the mainline near Kitwanga. (Google Maps Screenshot)

Train derailment reported near Kitwanga

No dangerous goods involved, says CN

CN has confirmed a train derailment happened this morning on the mainline near Kitwanga. (Google Maps Screenshot)
The Telus payphone is still available at the Lakeview Mall.

Payphones being removed along Hwy16

Cellphone usage has increased

The Telus payphone is still available at the Lakeview Mall.
In Feb. 2019 police and fire crews attended the scene of an ambulance crash along Hwy 16, to assist the vehicle’s passengers. (The Northern View file photo)

Four-wheel drive ambulances not in the cards for Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii

No four-wheel drive ambulances for the north

In Feb. 2019 police and fire crews attended the scene of an ambulance crash along Hwy 16, to assist the vehicle’s passengers. (The Northern View file photo)
The first of two dormitory sections of the LNG Canada camp at Kitimat is now being assembled. (Photo courtesy LNG Canada)One of the more visible above-ground projects now underway is that of the worker camp, Cedar Valley Lodge. (Contributed photo)

LNG Canada project gradually taking shape

Extensive worker camp now being assembled

The first of two dormitory sections of the LNG Canada camp at Kitimat is now being assembled. (Photo courtesy LNG Canada)One of the more visible above-ground projects now underway is that of the worker camp, Cedar Valley Lodge. (Contributed photo)
Talk of amalgamating the Morice and Lakes Timber Supply Areas is false, said Doug Donaldson, the Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development minister. (Lakes District News file photo)

No wood supply merger contemplated, forests minister says

The provincial forests minister has put to rest any notion the provincial government might combine the Morice Timber Supply Area (TSA) surrounding Houston with the Lakes TSA in the Burns Lake area.

Talk of amalgamating the Morice and Lakes Timber Supply Areas is false, said Doug Donaldson, the Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development minister. (Lakes District News file photo)
Meeting room at the new Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre in Burns Lake. A similar room is being planned for the new Mills Memorial Hospital here. The design on the floor represents a medicine wheel, a traditional symbol for health and healing embodying the four directions as well as Father Sky, Mother Earth, and Spirit Tree. (Photo courtesy Burns Lake District News)

New Mills to have quiet space for family, friends

Quiet spaces now standard in new hospital construction

Meeting room at the new Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre in Burns Lake. A similar room is being planned for the new Mills Memorial Hospital here. The design on the floor represents a medicine wheel, a traditional symbol for health and healing embodying the four directions as well as Father Sky, Mother Earth, and Spirit Tree. (Photo courtesy Burns Lake District News)
Taylor Bachrach held Terrace for the New Democratic Party in the Oct. 21 federal election but lost Thornhill to Conservative candidate Claire Rattée. (Marisca Bakker/Smithers Interior News)

Taylor Bachrach holds Terrace for New Democratic Party

But loses Thornhill, federal election results show

Taylor Bachrach held Terrace for the New Democratic Party in the Oct. 21 federal election but lost Thornhill to Conservative candidate Claire Rattée. (Marisca Bakker/Smithers Interior News)
A logistics transload hub right beside the Kitsumkalum First Nation’s rock quarry just west of Terrace will connect to CN’s main line via an extension to an existing spur line. (Photo courtesy Kitsumkalum First Nation)

Kitsumkalum First Nation eyes industrial transportation hub

Spur line to tie into CN rail network

A logistics transload hub right beside the Kitsumkalum First Nation’s rock quarry just west of Terrace will connect to CN’s main line via an extension to an existing spur line. (Photo courtesy Kitsumkalum First Nation)
Laureen Fabian (contributed photo)

Missing person search continues

Searchers concentrating on Buck Flats Road area

Laureen Fabian (contributed photo)
Laureen Campbell Fabian has been missing since Oct. 28, the local RCMP said. (Black Press Media file photo)

Search on for missing person

Woman, 69, has been missing since yesterday

Laureen Campbell Fabian has been missing since Oct. 28, the local RCMP said. (Black Press Media file photo)
Work is nearing completion on safety improvements where the CN line crosses Hwy16 at Mile 28 between Terrace and Prince Rupert. (File photo)

Highway safety work between Terrace and Prince Rupert nearly finished

First plan for an overpass over CN tracks was shelved because of cost

Work is nearing completion on safety improvements where the CN line crosses Hwy16 at Mile 28 between Terrace and Prince Rupert. (File photo)
At a cost of more than $15 million, the preferred site for the weigh scale is between Novotny Street and Kirkaldy Street. (Rod Link/Terrace Standard)

Multi-million dollar weigh scale to be built

Slated for Hwy16 in Thornhill

At a cost of more than $15 million, the preferred site for the weigh scale is between Novotny Street and Kirkaldy Street. (Rod Link/Terrace Standard)
Diane Collins, the general manager of the Kitsumkalum First Nation’s economic development group, is calling for improvements to Hwy16 now that an industrial expansion is underway just east of the Kitsumkalum main village.

Industrial development prompts call for highway improvements

Truck traffic to increase at Kitsumkalum project

Diane Collins, the general manager of the Kitsumkalum First Nation’s economic development group, is calling for improvements to Hwy16 now that an industrial expansion is underway just east of the Kitsumkalum main village.
The new hospital is to be located between the site of the current one and the Sande Overpass with the new Seven Sisters just to the west of the current hospital spot. (Northern Health contributed photo)

New Mills construction project rejigged

But won't affect overall schedule

The new hospital is to be located between the site of the current one and the Sande Overpass with the new Seven Sisters just to the west of the current hospital spot. (Northern Health contributed photo)
BC Liberal Skeena MLA Ellis Ross is looking for ways to stimulate forestry industry. (Contributed photo)

MLA to host forestry industry meeting

Ellis Ross is looking for ideas to stimulate employment

BC Liberal Skeena MLA Ellis Ross is looking for ways to stimulate forestry industry. (Contributed photo)
Cooks Jacqueline Moore (L) and Donna Oldfield (R) stand behind mini pizzas in the kitchen of the Lakes District Hospital in Burns Lake, on July 26. (Blair McBride photo)

Top health bosses should eat hospital food, retired exec says

Burns Lake hospital aims to cook from scratch, official says

Cooks Jacqueline Moore (L) and Donna Oldfield (R) stand behind mini pizzas in the kitchen of the Lakes District Hospital in Burns Lake, on July 26. (Blair McBride photo)
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Retired Northern Health official: Managers should have to eat the same food served in hospitals

Former chief medical health officer says hospitals are relying too much on "corporate food"

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File photoStatistics say the Northwest Regional Airport will shatter its previous record for passenger traffic figures set back in 2014.

Northwest Regional Airport passenger numbers soar

Record likely to be set this year, says airport manager

File photoStatistics say the Northwest Regional Airport will shatter its previous record for passenger traffic figures set back in 2014.
Housing prices have climbed dramatically in Kitimat and Terrace following last fall’s LNG Canada construction announcement. (File photo)

House prices soar in Kitimat, Terrace

Kitimat realtor also raises issue of affordability

Housing prices have climbed dramatically in Kitimat and Terrace following last fall’s LNG Canada construction announcement. (File photo)
Housing prices have climbed dramatically in Kitimat and Terrace following last fall’s LNG Canada construction announcement. (File photo)

House prices soar in Kitimat, Terrace

Kitimat realtor also raises issue of affordability

Housing prices have climbed dramatically in Kitimat and Terrace following last fall’s LNG Canada construction announcement. (File photo)