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Much as we may not want to think about it yet, snow is coming. Winter tires should be on vehicles by October 1, 2021. Black Press file

Winter tires should be installed by next Friday, October 1

Most routes in B.C. require snow tires from October to April

Crew members from fire departments across northwest B.C. participate in a heavy rescue training in Terrace on Wednesday, Sept. 22. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

VIDEO: Northwest B.C. fire departments conduct heavy rescue training in Terrace

Firefighters from Prince Rupert, Kitimat, and Terrace took part in the training

School District 52 held a ceremony where a blessing was provided for the new Truth and Reconciliation banner, at Lax Kxeen Elementary School, on Sept. 20. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
School District 52 held a ceremony where a blessing was provided for the new Truth and Reconciliation banner, at Lax Kxeen Elementary School, on Sept. 20. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
People cycling on Haida Gwaii. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
People cycling on Haida Gwaii. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
Taylor Bachrach celebrates his reelection in Skeena-Bulkley Valley at home in Smithers. (Contributed photo)

Bachrach reelected in Skeena-Bulkley Valley

With 223 of 224 polls reporting, Bachrach led by 2,200 votes

Taylor Bachrach celebrates his reelection in Skeena-Bulkley Valley at home in Smithers. (Contributed photo)
James Leach is a lawyer at the Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre. On Sept. 14, he said he finds his most meaningful work in helping young people who encounter the law for the first time. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
James Leach is a lawyer at the Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre. On Sept. 14, he said he finds his most meaningful work in helping young people who encounter the law for the first time. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Matt Paley, Wheelhouse Brewery employee, moves a keg inside the Cowbay location, on Sept. 16. (Norman Galimski/Photo for The Northern View)
Matt Paley, Wheelhouse Brewery employee, moves a keg inside the Cowbay location, on Sept. 16. (Norman Galimski/Photo for The Northern View)
The administration building of the Hagwilget First Nation Government has been blockaded by band members since July 4. (Thom Barker photo.

Hagwilget council sues former council members, trustees and auditor

BC Supreme Court civil claim alleges diversion of funds for personal use by former chief councillor

The administration building of the Hagwilget First Nation Government has been blockaded by band members since July 4. (Thom Barker photo.
BC Ferries announced the delayed sailing from Skidegate to Prince Rupert due to Adverse weather conditions in sailing areas on Sept. 17. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

UPDATED: North Coast ferry delayed between Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert

Adverse weather conditions in sailing area

  • Sep 17, 2021
BC Ferries announced the delayed sailing from Skidegate to Prince Rupert due to Adverse weather conditions in sailing areas on Sept. 17. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A photo of Linda LeFranc who was brutally murdered in Terrace, in Dec.1998. Her murderer Christopher Alexander was given a life sentence, was released on day parole near Prince George on Sept. 13. (Photo courtesy Anita Johnston)

Man convicted for 1998 murder in Terrace released on day parole near Prince George

Victim’s sister appalled by parole board’s decision to release Christopher Alexander

A photo of Linda LeFranc who was brutally murdered in Terrace, in Dec.1998. Her murderer Christopher Alexander was given a life sentence, was released on day parole near Prince George on Sept. 13. (Photo courtesy Anita Johnston)
The health-care worker rural retention program, announced on Sept. 14, is for targeted communities and occupations designed to offer financial incentives and support for priority health-care workers. (File photo)
The health-care worker rural retention program, announced on Sept. 14, is for targeted communities and occupations designed to offer financial incentives and support for priority health-care workers. (File photo)
The LNG storage tank is a huge round structure, which is still under construction, holds all the liquified natural gas before it's piped into ships. (LNG Canada photo)

Background checks at LNG Canada project concern MMIWG activists after Okanagan offender incident

The man was swiftly removed from the Kitimat project site after grassroots activists alerted community

The LNG storage tank is a huge round structure, which is still under construction, holds all the liquified natural gas before it's piped into ships. (LNG Canada photo)
A photo of work in progress in 2019 on the Coastal Gas Link pipe which is meant to carry natural gas from Dawson Creek to the LNG Canada facility in Kitimat. (File photo)

Conservative candidate refuses to sign pledge as it may contravene Elections Act

Wet’suwet’en Gidimt’en clan asking candidates to commit to not provide federal funding for LNG Canada and Coastal GasLink

A photo of work in progress in 2019 on the Coastal Gas Link pipe which is meant to carry natural gas from Dawson Creek to the LNG Canada facility in Kitimat. (File photo)
Liberal candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, Lakhvinder Jhaj, on a visit to the riding form Sept. 14-16 (Black Press file photo)
Liberal candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, Lakhvinder Jhaj, on a visit to the riding form Sept. 14-16 (Black Press file photo)
A view through the trees on the Pesuta Trail in Naikoon Provincial Park on Haida Gwaii. (File photo/Haida Gwaii Observer)
A view through the trees on the Pesuta Trail in Naikoon Provincial Park on Haida Gwaii. (File photo/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Ecole Roosevelt Park Elementary will benefit from $165,000 for new accessible playground equipment under provincial funding, Jennifer Rice MLA for the North Coast announced, on Sept. 10. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Ecole Roosevelt Park Elementary will benefit from $165,000 for new accessible playground equipment under provincial funding, Jennifer Rice MLA for the North Coast announced, on Sept. 10. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert RCMP vehicle parked outside Ashley’s Furniture on July 1, 2020. (Photo:K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Missing Prince Rupert woman has been located

Thirty-five-year-old Alice Wilson has been located and is safe, RCMP said

Prince Rupert RCMP vehicle parked outside Ashley’s Furniture on July 1, 2020. (Photo:K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The 39th annual Prince Rupert Harley Riders Poker Ride and Toy Run was held on Sept. 26. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The 39th annual Prince Rupert Harley Riders Poker Ride and Toy Run was held on Sept. 26. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Chad McKay grabs an iced halibut out of storage at Dolly’s Fish Market in Prince Rupert B.C., on Sept. 10, 2021. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Chad McKay grabs an iced halibut out of storage at Dolly’s Fish Market in Prince Rupert B.C., on Sept. 10, 2021. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)