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A makeshift blockade on the tracks at New Hazelton in February 2020. (Interior News file photo)

CN wins right to pursue criminal prosecution of Hazelton blockaders

Court rules availability of criminal contempt is in the interest of the administration of justice

A makeshift blockade on the tracks at New Hazelton in February 2020. (Interior News file photo)
Volunteers and organizers who make up the AssistList website group gather for a photo. (Photo courtesy AssistList)

Website establishes online marketplace for medical equipment in northwest B.C.

Non-profit AssistList expanded into northwest B.C. late last year

Volunteers and organizers who make up the AssistList website group gather for a photo. (Photo courtesy AssistList)
A hungry gull picks away at a dead salmon on the banks of the Goldstream River. The Goldstream Hatchery saw far fewer chum salmon than exected this year due to weather extremes, experts say. (Black Press Media file photo)

Goldstream Hatchery salmon program hit hard by ‘perfect storm’

First drought, then flooding decimate chum numbers in West Shore spawning river

A hungry gull picks away at a dead salmon on the banks of the Goldstream River. The Goldstream Hatchery saw far fewer chum salmon than exected this year due to weather extremes, experts say. (Black Press Media file photo)
Aerial view of ice jam on the Bulkley River that caused flooding and an evacuation alert for some Smithers residents. (Eric Becker photo)

UPDATE: Evacuation alert expanded due to flooding hazard caused by ice jam

Alert now encompasses 2100 blocks of Main St. and Riverside Dr. and 2700 block of Pacific Avenue

Aerial view of ice jam on the Bulkley River that caused flooding and an evacuation alert for some Smithers residents. (Eric Becker photo)
Samuel Olmeda, pictured here, was last seen on Nov.10 and was reported missing on Dec. 17. (RCMP photo)

UPDATE: Terrace RCMP confirms death of man reported missing yesterday

Samuel Olmeda’s family notified the police that he passed away in Prince George

Samuel Olmeda, pictured here, was last seen on Nov.10 and was reported missing on Dec. 17. (RCMP photo)
Kieran Christison, manager of Daybreak Farms in Terrace inspects eggs on Oct. 30, 2020. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Egg prices to go up with climate disasters affecting feed supply

Heat wave, drought, flooding and wildfires in 2021 have affected egg farmers

Kieran Christison, manager of Daybreak Farms in Terrace inspects eggs on Oct. 30, 2020. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Gidimt’en Checkpoint, a Wet’suwet’en group opposing the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, released this photo with a statement in which they claim to have reoccupied the pipeline site near Houston from where they were ousted last month by the RCMP. ( Gidimt’en Checkpoint/Facebook)

Pipeline opposition group reoccupies Houston worksite a month after police action

Gidimt’en Checkpoint once again issues eviction notice to CGL workers from key pipeline drill site

Gidimt’en Checkpoint, a Wet’suwet’en group opposing the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, released this photo with a statement in which they claim to have reoccupied the pipeline site near Houston from where they were ousted last month by the RCMP. ( Gidimt’en Checkpoint/Facebook)
Ryan Phillips welds two sheets of aluminium together at his shop in Port Edward, on Dec. 9. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Ryan Phillips welds two sheets of aluminium together at his shop in Port Edward, on Dec. 9. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)

Heavy snowfall expected on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton

A snowfall warning has also been issued for the Central and Eastern Fraser Valley

Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)
A house on the corner of Queensway Dr. and Mark Ave. south of Terrace on Dec. 17, 2021. Dr. Raina Fumerton, Northern Health chief medical officer for the northwest, said that anti-government attitudes could be a factor in stalling COVID-19 vaccination rates in the health authority. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

COVID vaccination rates stall out in northern B.C.

Hesitancy, mistrust are among factors at play

A house on the corner of Queensway Dr. and Mark Ave. south of Terrace on Dec. 17, 2021. Dr. Raina Fumerton, Northern Health chief medical officer for the northwest, said that anti-government attitudes could be a factor in stalling COVID-19 vaccination rates in the health authority. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
RJ LaRose, on Dec. 14 at the Lester Centre of the Arts. A former CFL player, he provides talks across Canada and the U.S. about breaking the silence and stigma on violence against women and girls. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert culture toward women needs improvement

RJ LaRose hosts Be More Than a Bystander seminar on violence against women

RJ LaRose, on Dec. 14 at the Lester Centre of the Arts. A former CFL player, he provides talks across Canada and the U.S. about breaking the silence and stigma on violence against women and girls. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
An aerial view of crews working on the cellular tower site in Seaton near Witset (Moricetown) in northwest B.C. (Submitted photo/Rogers Communications)
An aerial view of crews working on the cellular tower site in Seaton near Witset (Moricetown) in northwest B.C. (Submitted photo/Rogers Communications)
Trail and Rossland bid successful, will host the 2026 BC Winter Games.

Rossland-Trail to host 2026 B.C. Winter Games

Trail and Rossland will welcome over 2,000 athletes, officials and coaches to 2026 BC Winter Games

Trail and Rossland bid successful, will host the 2026 BC Winter Games.
An encampment on Hwy 16 in New Hazelton near the CN Rail tracks was set up in solidarity with Coastal GasLink pipeline opponents following arrests made at the company’s worksite near Houston. Two men were arrested near the camp triggering a request by Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen to review police actions. (Deb Meissner photo)

B.C. RCMP will review Hazelton arrests following Stikine MLA’s “complaint letter”

Two Gitxsan men were arrested on Nov. 21 while protesting in solidarity with pipeline opponents

An encampment on Hwy 16 in New Hazelton near the CN Rail tracks was set up in solidarity with Coastal GasLink pipeline opponents following arrests made at the company’s worksite near Houston. Two men were arrested near the camp triggering a request by Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen to review police actions. (Deb Meissner photo)
Northern Health Authority has issued revised public health orders on Dec. 9, permitting in-person worship services for vaccinated people up to 50 per cent capacity inside the venue. (Black Press Media file photo)

New public health order permits in-person worship in northern B.C.

Northern Health issues revised events and gatherings orders

Northern Health Authority has issued revised public health orders on Dec. 9, permitting in-person worship services for vaccinated people up to 50 per cent capacity inside the venue. (Black Press Media file photo)
The individual is currently in police custody and the investigation is ongoing. (Black Press Media stock photo)

Kitimat school shooting threats lead to arrest

One person in custody after schools placed on hold and secure

The individual is currently in police custody and the investigation is ongoing. (Black Press Media stock photo)
Nathan Cullen meets with Wet’suwet’en leaders during a blockade of the Coastal GasLink worksite near Houston in 2019. (Interior News archive photo)

Stikine MLA calls on RCMP top cop to review pipeline opponents’ arrests in Hazelton

Nathan Cullen’s letter to Brenda Lucki comes after his eviction from Hazelton by Gitxsan chiefs

Nathan Cullen meets with Wet’suwet’en leaders during a blockade of the Coastal GasLink worksite near Houston in 2019. (Interior News archive photo)
Map of proposed property to the Regional District for zoning change to allow for a crematorim on 3844 Henry Roqad in Smithers. (Submitted diagram)

Regional District hears strong opposition to proposed crematorium west of Smithers

Potential neighbours of the facility recognize need for crematory services, but don’t like location

Map of proposed property to the Regional District for zoning change to allow for a crematorim on 3844 Henry Roqad in Smithers. (Submitted diagram)
The avalanche occurred about 50 km west of Terrace, on Dec. 8. (Photo: Drive BC)
The avalanche occurred about 50 km west of Terrace, on Dec. 8. (Photo: Drive BC)
Chantal Meggison shows off the Helping the Homeless Packages and the bags containing their items, on Dec. 6. This year’s goal was to prepare 26 bags. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Chantal Meggison shows off the Helping the Homeless Packages and the bags containing their items, on Dec. 6. This year’s goal was to prepare 26 bags. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)