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A logging truck arrives at Skeena Sawmills at Terrace on Nov. 26, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Skeena Sawmills in Terrace open again after week-long closure

Weather, COVID combine to cause log shortage

A logging truck arrives at Skeena Sawmills at Terrace on Nov. 26, 2021. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Skeena Sawmills in Terrace on July 3, 2020. The sawmill is closed this week due to a lack of logs in its yard, but the company expects to open again next week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Multiple challenges force Terrace sawmill closure

Skeena Sawmills does not have enough logs to keep operating

Skeena Sawmills in Terrace on July 3, 2020. The sawmill is closed this week due to a lack of logs in its yard, but the company expects to open again next week. (Black Press Media file photo)
ATCO Future Fuel is to supply renewable natural gas from a plant in Alberta to Pacific Northern Gas. (Photo courtesy ATCO Future Fuel)

Northern natural gas utility to tap into renewable fuel

Renewable natural gas is more environmentally friendly but will cost more

ATCO Future Fuel is to supply renewable natural gas from a plant in Alberta to Pacific Northern Gas. (Photo courtesy ATCO Future Fuel)
The photocopy of the Soviet era textbook used to teach English which contains a letter from a group of Terrace students. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Professor seeks B.C. students who wrote letter to Soviet school in the ’70s

Letter from Terrace students seeking Soviet pen-pals appeared in 1978 Soviet textbook

The photocopy of the Soviet era textbook used to teach English which contains a letter from a group of Terrace students. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)

Poll-by-poll results: New Democrat Bachrach repeats Terrace election victory

Conservative Claire Rattée received the most votes in Thornhill once again

Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)
Former Coast Mountain College president Justin Kohlman flanked by college board vice chair David Try and college board chair Nicole Halbauer. (Coast Mountain College Photo)
Coast Mountain College president Justin Kohlman, flanked by college board vice chair David Try and college board chair Nicole Halbauer, has resigned, sparking a search for a replacement. (Coast Mountain College Photo)

Search starts for new Coast Mountain College president

Executive recruiting firm needs to be hired

Former Coast Mountain College president Justin Kohlman flanked by college board vice chair David Try and college board chair Nicole Halbauer. (Coast Mountain College Photo)
Coast Mountain College president Justin Kohlman, flanked by college board vice chair David Try and college board chair Nicole Halbauer, has resigned, sparking a search for a replacement. (Coast Mountain College Photo)
The northwest’s unemployment rate dropped from 8.8 per cent in August to 7.9 per cent in September 2020, but is still highest of the seven regions in B.C. in which Statistics Canada gathers information. (Black Press Media file photo)

Northwest B.C. jobless rate drops slightly

Unemployment rate still the highest in the province

The northwest’s unemployment rate dropped from 8.8 per cent in August to 7.9 per cent in September 2020, but is still highest of the seven regions in B.C. in which Statistics Canada gathers information. (Black Press Media file photo)
No serious injuries have been reported but traffic is held up following an accident near Topley this morning (Oct. 7, 2021). (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
No serious injuries have been reported but traffic was held up following an accident near Topley this morning. (Contributed photo)
No serious injuries have been reported but traffic is held up following an accident near Topley this morning (Oct. 7, 2021). (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
No serious injuries have been reported but traffic was held up following an accident near Topley this morning. (Contributed photo)
FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)

How to vote on or before Sept. 20

Mail-in ballots are expected to be taken up by millions of voters

FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)
A CF-18 of the Royal Canadian Air Force is flying over northwestern B.C. today. (Royal Canadian Air Force photo)

CF-18 flying over northwestern B.C. today

Part of a salute to health care and other front line workers

A CF-18 of the Royal Canadian Air Force is flying over northwestern B.C. today. (Royal Canadian Air Force photo)
Claire Rattée is the Conservative Party of Canada’s candidate for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding in the next federal election. (File photo)

Conservative candidate named for next federal election

Runner-up in 2019 Claire Rattée running once again against incumbent Taylor Bachrach

Claire Rattée is the Conservative Party of Canada’s candidate for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding in the next federal election. (File photo)
North end of Pearse Island, site for a floating liquefied natural gas plant being proposed by the Nisga’a Nation and two partner groups. (Contributed photo)

Coastal LNG project offers much potential, says Nisga’a Lisims president

But much remains to be sorted out prior to construction

North end of Pearse Island, site for a floating liquefied natural gas plant being proposed by the Nisga’a Nation and two partner groups. (Contributed photo)
Unifor Local 2301 extended its strike notice until midnight on July 24. If no agreement is made, picketing will begin to take place on the road leading to the smelter cafeteria gate and the main smelter gate. (Rio Tinto)

Union extends collective agreement process for another 24 hours: Unifor Local 2301

The deadline extension will give the union an opportunity to satisfy the mandate given by membership

Unifor Local 2301 extended its strike notice until midnight on July 24. If no agreement is made, picketing will begin to take place on the road leading to the smelter cafeteria gate and the main smelter gate. (Rio Tinto)
Unifor Local 2301 members have commenced a work stoppage starting July 24 at 12:01 a.m. (Rio Tinto photo)

Unifor Local 2301 set to commence strike

The union has served a 72 hours strike notice, clearing the way for a work stoppage starting July 24

Unifor Local 2301 members have commenced a work stoppage starting July 24 at 12:01 a.m. (Rio Tinto photo)
There’s a reason why electric clocks are running faster these days. (Black Press file)

Power switch causing northwest B.C. clocks to run faster

Rio Tinto power being used until July 16

There’s a reason why electric clocks are running faster these days. (Black Press file)
Former Telkwa mayor Darcy Repen is filing his final argument this week saying ICBC discriminates against rural drivers when it sets premium rates. (Contributed photo)

Campaign continues for ICBC rate fairness in rural areas

Former Telkwa mayor submits argument to provincial regulator

Former Telkwa mayor Darcy Repen is filing his final argument this week saying ICBC discriminates against rural drivers when it sets premium rates. (Contributed photo)
Theresa Tait-Day is seeking the Conservative Party nomination for Skeena-Bulkley Valley. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese)

Indigenous economic advocate seeks Conservative nomination in northwest B.C. riding

Theresa Tait-Day says the Indian Act must be abolished

Theresa Tait-Day is seeking the Conservative Party nomination for Skeena-Bulkley Valley. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese)
The refrigeration unit parked outside of Mills Memorial Hospital on Jan. 13, 2021. (Jake Wray/ Terrace Standard)
The refrigeration unit parked outside of Mills Memorial Hospital on Jan. 13, 2021. (Jake Wray/ Terrace Standard)
The local snowboarder who went missing Dec. 22 has passed away. (Erin Reimer/Facebook)

Missing snowboarder passes away

Was taken to hospital after being found Dec. 23

The local snowboarder who went missing Dec. 22 has passed away. (Erin Reimer/Facebook)
A photo of the missing snowboarder posted to Facebook by his partner Erin Reimer on the evening of Dec. 22. (Erin Reimer/Facebook)

Snowboarder missing in Shames Mountain area has been found

Man taken to Mills Memorial Hospital

A photo of the missing snowboarder posted to Facebook by his partner Erin Reimer on the evening of Dec. 22. (Erin Reimer/Facebook)