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A map depicting the two zones for the northern residents’ tax deductions. The pink shaded area depicts communities included in the full northern zone and the blue shaded area depicts the communities classified in the intermediate zone, who receive half the benefits as the full. (Photo: supplied)

Haida Gwaii residents continue to call for greater tax deduction

Recent report lists Daajing Giids as one of the most expensive places in B.C. for a family to live

Prince Rupert woman, Patty Forman, 52 has been identified by family and friends as the victim of a murder-suicide at the Ocean Centre Mall on Nov. 21 (Photo: Facebook)

Mother, 52, identified as victim of Prince Rupert murder-suicide

Ocean Centre Mall shooter was a CBSA employee, the agency confirms

Prince Rupert woman, Patty Forman, 52 has been identified by family and friends as the victim of a murder-suicide at the Ocean Centre Mall on Nov. 21 (Photo: Facebook)
3:16 p.m. The trawler MV Raw Spirit is docked at Berth 2 at the Port Alberni Port Authority while a log barge passes in the middle of the Alberni Inlet. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
3:16 p.m. The trawler MV Raw Spirit is docked at Berth 2 at the Port Alberni Port Authority while a log barge passes in the middle of the Alberni Inlet. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
The Government of Canada issued an alert for strong winds on Haida Gwaii, the North and Central Coasts Wed. Nov. 23. (Photo: Google maps)
The Government of Canada issued an alert for strong winds on Haida Gwaii, the North and Central Coasts Wed. Nov. 23. (Photo: Google maps)
Steven Dahnert with his grandson in 2020 before the Penticton Okanagan College instructor was killed in a head-on collision where a driver crossed into oncoming traffic on Highway 33 in Kelowna on Thanksgiving Day 2020. (Submitted)

Widow of Penticton man reacts to $2K fine levied against driver who killed her husband

Steve Dahnert’s family got a life sentence and the driver has a year to pay her fine, said wife

Steven Dahnert with his grandson in 2020 before the Penticton Okanagan College instructor was killed in a head-on collision where a driver crossed into oncoming traffic on Highway 33 in Kelowna on Thanksgiving Day 2020. (Submitted)
From left: Amanda Hugon, Facundo Gastiazoro and Travis Hebert stand in front of a mural they worked on during Terrace’s first ever salmon arts festival in 2018. (File photo/Terrace Standard)

Terrace arts festival takes home Lieutenant Governor’s award

The Skeena Salmon Arts Festival Society has spawned a culture of public art in northwest B.C.

From left: Amanda Hugon, Facundo Gastiazoro and Travis Hebert stand in front of a mural they worked on during Terrace’s first ever salmon arts festival in 2018. (File photo/Terrace Standard)
David and Amanda Horvath look over the looming cliff of a landslide behind their home at 5412 McConnell Crescent in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard).

Light at the end of the tunnel for Terrace landslide victims

McConnell Crescent landslide fix to cost nearly $2.5 million

David and Amanda Horvath look over the looming cliff of a landslide behind their home at 5412 McConnell Crescent in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard).
Daybreak Farms in Terrace broke ground on a new barn that owner Kieran Christison estimates will house 95 per cent of her growing flock or about 37,000 chickens. (Staff/Terrace Standard)

Terrace egg producer Daybreak Farms breaks ground on upgrades

Improvements bring certainty to northwest B.C. egg industry

Daybreak Farms in Terrace broke ground on a new barn that owner Kieran Christison estimates will house 95 per cent of her growing flock or about 37,000 chickens. (Staff/Terrace Standard)
Two dogs are sick from eating the meat of a humpback whale carcass just south of Masset in Haida Gwaii. (Photo: supplied)

2 dogs in Haida Gwaii sick after eating meat from decaying humpback whale

DFO warns people to not ingest meat or let animals eat meat of dead marine animals

Two dogs are sick from eating the meat of a humpback whale carcass just south of Masset in Haida Gwaii. (Photo: supplied)
Brucejack mine in northwestern B.C. (File photo)

Brucejack gold mine reopens following fatal incident

Investigation into the October fatality still ongoing says provincial mines investigation unit

Brucejack mine in northwestern B.C. (File photo)
Police announced Nov. 16, partial human remains found on Prince George’s Connaught Hill belong to Donna Charlie who was murdered in 1990. (City of Prince George)

Human remains linked to 30-year-old homicide found in Prince George

Donna Charlie’s remains were located by a member of the public on Connaught Hill

Police announced Nov. 16, partial human remains found on Prince George’s Connaught Hill belong to Donna Charlie who was murdered in 1990. (City of Prince George)
Terrace RCMP are investigating the death of a pedestrian in the downtown core. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Pedestrian killed in downtown Terrace accident

Man struck in intersection, dies later in hospital

Terrace RCMP are investigating the death of a pedestrian in the downtown core. (Black Press Media File Photo)
The City of Prince Rupert, Prince Rupert Legacy and two Ts’msyen First Nations are exploring renewable energy development for the north coast. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The City of Prince Rupert, Prince Rupert Legacy and two Ts’msyen First Nations are exploring renewable energy development for the north coast. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The forum will be held at the Prince George Conference and Civic Centre from Jan. 17 to 19 and will celebrate its 20th anniversary. ( C3 Alliance Corp)
The forum will be held at the Prince George Conference and Civic Centre from Jan. 17 to 19 and will celebrate its 20th anniversary. ( C3 Alliance Corp)
Rio Tinto Alcan’s aluminum smelter at Kitimat. (Rio Tinto)

Retirees ask Rio Tinto to increase pension index to match inflation

A pension lobby group is calling on aluminum giant Rio Tinto to…

Rio Tinto Alcan’s aluminum smelter at Kitimat. (Rio Tinto)
The Prince Rupert Ukrainian Society will be laying a wreath at the cenotaph Nov. 11 during Remembrance day ceremonies “to honour and commemorate all Canadians and Ukrainians who fought or continue to serve.” (Facebook photo)

New Ukrainian Society provides cultural support to war refugees

Upcoming fundraisers include contemporary Ukrainian photography exhibition at Ice House Gallery

The Prince Rupert Ukrainian Society will be laying a wreath at the cenotaph Nov. 11 during Remembrance day ceremonies “to honour and commemorate all Canadians and Ukrainians who fought or continue to serve.” (Facebook photo)
Chaplain Derry Bott of the Prince Rupert Royal Canadian Legion #27 leads the Remembrance Day commemorations on Nov. 11. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Chaplain Derry Bott of the Prince Rupert Royal Canadian Legion #27 leads the Remembrance Day commemorations on Nov. 11, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Legion anticipates big turnout for unrestricted Remembrance Day ceremony

Following service, Legion will open for camaraderie and refreshments

Chaplain Derry Bott of the Prince Rupert Royal Canadian Legion #27 leads the Remembrance Day commemorations on Nov. 11. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Chaplain Derry Bott of the Prince Rupert Royal Canadian Legion #27 leads the Remembrance Day commemorations on Nov. 11, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Students enjoy the new playground at École Roosevelt Park Community School following the park’s official opening Nov. 1.

École Roosevelt unveils new state-of-the-art playground

The half-million dollar project was 10 years in the making

Students enjoy the new playground at École Roosevelt Park Community School following the park’s official opening Nov. 1.