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File PhotoRadiologist Dr. Ernest Behm peers out from the CT scanner installed at Mills Memorial Hospital in 2006. This model is approaching the end of its useful life and is being replaced this year.

Mills Memorial to get new CT scanner

It replaces model dating back to 2006

File PhotoRadiologist Dr. Ernest Behm peers out from the CT scanner installed at Mills Memorial Hospital in 2006. This model is approaching the end of its useful life and is being replaced this year.
Fraser Institute has released its 2018 high school report card. (Pixabay)

CMSD82 high school performance cracks B.C. Top 10

High marks given for annual improvement according to controversial institute's report card

Fraser Institute has released its 2018 high school report card. (Pixabay)
Haida elder Jiixa (Gladys Vandal) is presented with an honorary doctorate by Ralph Nilson, VIU president and vice-chancellor, left, and Louise Mandell, VIU chancellor, at the university’s convocation ceremony Monday. (CHRIS BUSH/Black Press Media)

Haida ‘wisdom-keepers’ receive university’s highest honours

Nine Haida elders presented with honourary doctorates for preserving Haida language and culture

Haida elder Jiixa (Gladys Vandal) is presented with an honorary doctorate by Ralph Nilson, VIU president and vice-chancellor, left, and Louise Mandell, VIU chancellor, at the university’s convocation ceremony Monday. (CHRIS BUSH/Black Press Media)
The Seven Sisters mental health facility on the grounds of Mills Memorial Hospital will be torn down, but a new and larger one is to be built. (file photo)

New Seven Sisters replacement confirmed

Mental health facility will have 25 beds, up from 20 in current facility

The Seven Sisters mental health facility on the grounds of Mills Memorial Hospital will be torn down, but a new and larger one is to be built. (file photo)
The level crossing, which features a twisty ‘s’ curve for traffic crossing over CN’s tracks, is the last of its kind along Hwy16 within B.C. (Rod Link photo)

Keep highway money in region, officials say

At stake is more than $30 million from shelved overpass project

The level crossing, which features a twisty ‘s’ curve for traffic crossing over CN’s tracks, is the last of its kind along Hwy16 within B.C. (Rod Link photo)
A project to replace the CN Rail level crossing on Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace is behind schedule. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Province shelves Hwy16 overpass project

Province cites complexity of construction plan for rail crossing between Prince Rupert and Terrace

A project to replace the CN Rail level crossing on Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace is behind schedule. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold. (File photo)

Former Burns Lake mayor pleads guilty to four sex assault charges

Luke Strimbold to be sentenced at a later date, tentatively set for Sept. 23

Former Burns Lake mayor Luke Strimbold. (File photo)
Life experience key to NDP nomination hopeful

Life experience key to NDP nomination hopeful

Amanda Ramsay is one of four in the running

Life experience key to NDP nomination hopeful
Haida youth, Haana Edenshaw, at the UN in New York City. (JasKwaan Anne Facebook photo)

Haida youth travels to New York for UN forum on Indigenous issues

Haana Edensaw presented her speech in Xaad Kil, Masset dialect of the Haida language

Haida youth, Haana Edenshaw, at the UN in New York City. (JasKwaan Anne Facebook photo)
A nomination date has been set by the New Democratic Party to choose a candidate for the Oct. 21 federal election now that Nathan Cullen, the sitting MP for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding, has decided to retire from federal politics. (File photo)

Nomination date set to replace retiring NDP MP Nathan Cullen

One candidate confirmed so far and others interested

A nomination date has been set by the New Democratic Party to choose a candidate for the Oct. 21 federal election now that Nathan Cullen, the sitting MP for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding, has decided to retire from federal politics. (File photo)
Skeena B.C. Liberal MLA Ellis Ross says he’s going to keep up the political fight for a sign that the new Mills Memorial Hospital project is actually going to go ahead. (Quinn Bender photo)

New Mills Memorial project said to be on track

But Skeena MLA Ellis Ross not convinced

Skeena B.C. Liberal MLA Ellis Ross says he’s going to keep up the political fight for a sign that the new Mills Memorial Hospital project is actually going to go ahead. (Quinn Bender photo)
Aussies buy majority stake in Red Chris mine

Aussies buy majority stake in Red Chris mine

Company looks forward to relationship with Tahltan Nation

Aussies buy majority stake in Red Chris mine
Coastal GasLink’s natural gas pipeline will run from northeastern B.C. to Kitimat, but one MP is wondering if a portion of it can be moved to avoid First Nations opposition. (File photo)

Move natural gas pipeline, MP suggests

Coastal GasLink could then avoid opposition

Coastal GasLink’s natural gas pipeline will run from northeastern B.C. to Kitimat, but one MP is wondering if a portion of it can be moved to avoid First Nations opposition. (File photo)
First-ever MRI imaging device for Mills Memorial Hospital arrives in 2017, adding to regional diagnostic services for the region. (file photo)

Radiology improvements boost regional patient care

A new CT machine at Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace expected later this year and a first-ever one to be placed at Bulkley Valley District Hospital in Smithers, also this year, will continue to change the landscape of diagnostic services for the region, says a senior Northern Health official.

First-ever MRI imaging device for Mills Memorial Hospital arrives in 2017, adding to regional diagnostic services for the region. (file photo)
Dr. Jaco Fourie, Northern Health’s northwest medical director. (Brittany Gervais photo)

Doctor recruiting drive showing results

Crisis point has now passed

Dr. Jaco Fourie, Northern Health’s northwest medical director. (Brittany Gervais photo)
Nathan Cullen signing the official register as the newly-elected Member of Parliament for Skeena - Bulkley Valley in 2004. (File photo)

NDP to start candidate search

Follows decision by Nathan Cullen to retire from politics

Nathan Cullen signing the official register as the newly-elected Member of Parliament for Skeena - Bulkley Valley in 2004. (File photo)
Kitselas First Nation moves ahead with development plans

Kitselas First Nation moves ahead with development plans

Airport property, LNG business on its list

Kitselas First Nation moves ahead with development plans
The Haisla Bridge. (File photo)

Roads, hospital, bridge focus for Skeena MLA

Improvements needed to absorb LNG impact, says Ellis Ross

The Haisla Bridge. (File photo)
B.C. Premier John Horgan, fifth from the left, meets with northwestern B.C. local government representatives belonging to the Northwest B.C. Resource Benefits Alliance. (File photo)

Benefits alliance to hire full-time manager

Northwest BC Resource Benefits Alliance's goal is more money from the province for local governments

B.C. Premier John Horgan, fifth from the left, meets with northwestern B.C. local government representatives belonging to the Northwest B.C. Resource Benefits Alliance. (File photo)
Spurned Conservative hopeful switches sides

Spurned Conservative hopeful switches sides

Now a member of the People's Party of Canada

Spurned Conservative hopeful switches sides