Ben Bogstie

Amy Parent with her children using a virtual reality headset. The RNL project will use virtual reality to facilitate land-based learning practices for Nisga’a language learners. (Submitted Photo/Elahe Rajabi)

New project using virtual reality to revitalize Nisga’a language

Project also aims to repatriate original house pole from Scotland

Amy Parent with her children using a virtual reality headset. The RNL project will use virtual reality to facilitate land-based learning practices for Nisga’a language learners. (Submitted Photo/Elahe Rajabi)
Stikine provincial election candidates (clockwise from top left): Nathan Cullen, NDP; Darcy Repen, Rural BC Party; Rod Taylor, Christian Heritage; and Gordon Sebastian, BC Liberals.

‘Where is Annita McPhee?’: Cullen under fire from opening salvo of all-candidates forum

Four Stikine candidates spar during online debate from Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge in Smithers

Stikine provincial election candidates (clockwise from top left): Nathan Cullen, NDP; Darcy Repen, Rural BC Party; Rod Taylor, Christian Heritage; and Gordon Sebastian, BC Liberals.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks before the Prime Minister’s Awards 2020. (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada/ YouTube)

Nisga’a language teacher wins Prime Minister’s award

Dianna Rai teaches the Nisga’a language at Alvin A. McKay Elementary school in Laxgalts’ap

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks before the Prime Minister’s Awards 2020. (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada/ YouTube)
Annita McPhee will not be the BC NDP’s candidate for Stikine, despite the party’s equity policy. (Annita McPhee/ Facebook)

Cullen confirmed as B.C. NDP candidate for Stikine despite party’s equity policy

Former Tahltan Central Government President Annita McPhee said the process made her feel “abused”

Annita McPhee will not be the BC NDP’s candidate for Stikine, despite the party’s equity policy. (Annita McPhee/ Facebook)
This photo provided by the Unified Fire Authority shows a Utah fire crew member on the scene working to protect the town of Butte Falls in southern Oregon on Sunday, Sept. 13. 2020. (Matthew McFarland/Unified Fire Authority via AP)

Northwest firefighters headed to Oregon to battle wildfires

Over 200 B.C. firefighting personnel will assist in the U.S.

This photo provided by the Unified Fire Authority shows a Utah fire crew member on the scene working to protect the town of Butte Falls in southern Oregon on Sunday, Sept. 13. 2020. (Matthew McFarland/Unified Fire Authority via AP)
Skeena — Bulkley Valley politicians react to new Conservative Party leader

Skeena — Bulkley Valley politicians react to new Conservative Party leader

Erin O’Toole was elected leader of the Conservative Party of Canada Aug. 24, 2020

Skeena — Bulkley Valley politicians react to new Conservative Party leader
Cops for Cancer set to roll through northern B.C.

Cops for Cancer set to roll through northern B.C.

This year’s ride will have three routes converging on Prince George, Sept. 18

Cops for Cancer set to roll through northern B.C.
Pilot dead after helicopter crash at mine in northern B.C., company confirms

Pilot dead after helicopter crash at mine in northern B.C., company confirms

Aberdeen Helicopters Ltd. said pilot believed to be killed in the crash

Pilot dead after helicopter crash at mine in northern B.C., company confirms
The start of the Nisga’a Highway in Terrace on Aug. 7, 2020. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Repaving coming for two sections of Nisga’a Hwy and Hubert St. in Gingolx

Drivers can expect some minor delays and single lane alternating traffic

The start of the Nisga’a Highway in Terrace on Aug. 7, 2020. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Map of the Northwest Fire Centre rescinded prohibition areas on June 18, 2020. (Northwest Fire Centre)

Fire prohibitions lifted across Northwest Fire Centre

Public is encouraged to remain cautious

Map of the Northwest Fire Centre rescinded prohibition areas on June 18, 2020. (Northwest Fire Centre)
Sockeye salmon are a main focus of Michael Price’s research.

How history is teaching scientists about wild Skeena salmon today

PhD candidate is using technology and history to fill in data gaps

Sockeye salmon are a main focus of Michael Price’s research.
Terrace Search and Rescue (SAR) president Dwayne Sheppard arrives back on shore from a water-rescue training scenario in 2018. (Brittany Gervais photo)

‘Lucky to be alive’: Jet skier rescued after running out of fuel on northern B.C. river

A helicopter and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police were involved in the rescue

Terrace Search and Rescue (SAR) president Dwayne Sheppard arrives back on shore from a water-rescue training scenario in 2018. (Brittany Gervais photo)
Rendering of the automated avalanche detection system on Highway 37A near Stewart. May 29, 2020. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

New technology is helping battle avalanches near Stewart

The automated avalanche detection system just finished a successful first season

Rendering of the automated avalanche detection system on Highway 37A near Stewart. May 29, 2020. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
(Keili Bartlett)

Class will look different at Coast Mountain College this September

The college is embracing a distributed learning model

(Keili Bartlett)
From left: Current Northern Women’s Recovery House Society board members Annette Rolleman, Valerie Wright and Blaine Stensgaard. Louisa Gray is absent. (File Photo)

Northern Women’s Recovery House Society calls for public engagement

Society aims to plans to bring the first women’s recovery house to northern B.C.

From left: Current Northern Women’s Recovery House Society board members Annette Rolleman, Valerie Wright and Blaine Stensgaard. Louisa Gray is absent. (File Photo)
Firefighters with the Northwest Fire Centre in action. (B.C. Wildfire Service photo)

What happens when there is a wildfire in the northwest?

The Northwest Fire Centre in Smithers is responsible for over a quarter of B.C.’s area

Firefighters with the Northwest Fire Centre in action. (B.C. Wildfire Service photo)
The little brown myotis, better known as the little brown bat is one of the most common species in British Columbia. (BC Community Bat Project/Facebook)

The BC Community Bat Program’s annual bat count set to kick off in June

B.C. bats have nothing to do with COVID-19, but they are threatened by white-nose syndrome

The little brown myotis, better known as the little brown bat is one of the most common species in British Columbia. (BC Community Bat Project/Facebook)
The departure bay at the Northwest Regional Airport has seen passenger numbers drop over 90 per cent compared to April last year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. (File Photo)

Still no federal wage subsidy as Northwest Regional Airport passenger numbers nosedive

April passengers down over 90 per cent compared to same month last year

The departure bay at the Northwest Regional Airport has seen passenger numbers drop over 90 per cent compared to April last year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. (File Photo)
International students at Coast Mountain College can now apply for a $100 grocery store gift card. (File photo)

Coast Mountain College international students impacted by COVID-19 crisis to recieve grocery store gift cards

Coast Mountain Students’ Union donated $10,000 to CMTN Foundation for cards

International students at Coast Mountain College can now apply for a $100 grocery store gift card. (File 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 Joe Gosnell and Robert Nault, the federal minister of Indian affairs. (File photo, The Terrace Standard)

Nisga’a Nation and government mark 20th anniversary of landmark treaty

The Nisga’a Final Agreement is the first modern treaty in British Columbia

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 Joe Gosnell and Robert Nault, the federal minister of Indian affairs. (File photo, The Terrace Standard)