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St. Paul’s Anglican Church, which is abandoned and not used by the community, was burnt down late at night on July 1. (Ivan Terri-Lynn Milton/Facebook)

VIDEO: Fire levels historic Anglican church in northwest B.C. on Canada Day

St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Gitwangak was destroyed July 1

 

A fire caused some damage to the entrance of St. Paul's Anglican Church on Gitwangak Indian Band land on June 26, 2021. Police say the fire is suspicious. (Facebook/Gitwangak Band Office)

RCMP scrutinize suspicious church fire in northwest B.C. for any links to Okanagan blazes

St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Gitwangak remains intact after June 26 suspicious fire

 

So far, Terrace SAR and the community have spent more than $1 million on the project and are working towards the goal of installing all the windows and doors, and laying out concrete in the interior by Christmas. (Terrace SAR contributed photo)

Terrace SAR headquarters in last stretch of fundraising

$400,000 dollars needed to finish $1.4 million project

 

Dr. Peter Newbery, chair of the Heart of the Hazelton’s fundraising committee, reacts to having the community room at the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre named after him. (Thom Barker/Interior News)

Northwest B.C. physician receives Medal of Good Citizenship Award

Dr. Peter Newbery was one of 18 people in B.C. to get provincial recognition

Dr. Peter Newbery, chair of the Heart of the Hazelton’s fundraising committee, reacts to having the community room at the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre named after him. (Thom Barker/Interior News)
Province commits to negotiating revenue-sharing agreement with northwest B.C. municipalities
Province commits to negotiating revenue-sharing agreement with northwest B.C. municipalities
Front row: Terrace Mayor Carol Leclerc, B.C. Premier John Horgan, Minister Carole James, Johanne Young, North Coast Regional District Board director for Electoral Area D. Back row: Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain, Mayor of Burns Lake Dolores Funk, North Coast Regional District Board vice-chair and director for Electoral Area A Des Nobles, Terrace city councillor Sean Bujtas, Vanderhoof Mayor Gerry Thiessen, Houston Mayor Shane Brienen and Kitimat Mayor Philip Germuth. (Sean Bujtas contributed photo)
Front row: Terrace Mayor Carol Leclerc, B.C. Premier John Horgan, Minister Carole James, Johanne Young, North Coast Regional District Board director for Electoral Area D. Back row: Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain, Mayor of Burns Lake Dolores Funk, North Coast Regional District Board vice-chair and director for Electoral Area A Des Nobles, Terrace city councillor Sean Bujtas, Vanderhoof Mayor Gerry Thiessen, Houston Mayor Shane Brienen and Kitimat Mayor Philip Germuth. (Sean Bujtas contributed photo)
B.C. Maxim Cover Girl semi-finalist victorious despite second-place finish

B.C. Maxim Cover Girl semi-finalist victorious despite second-place finish

Brandi Hansen says her main goal was to spread an empowering message to others

B.C. Maxim Cover Girl semi-finalist victorious despite second-place finish
(Black Press file photo)

Housing affordability in Northern B.C. sees slight improvements: report

Higher paying jobs mitigating effects of increased housing prices, Realtor says

(Black Press file photo)
Terrace Basketball Association president Keith Azak’s goal to bring an open basketball tournament to Terrace was a plan four years in the making. (Brittany Gervais photo)

Hoop dreams for Terrace’s first major basketball tournament

Organizers hope first year rebounds city reputation as regional host

Terrace Basketball Association president Keith Azak’s goal to bring an open basketball tournament to Terrace was a plan four years in the making. (Brittany Gervais photo)
B.C. Premier John Horgan was in Terrace Feb. 16 to announce $100 million grant for 22 municipalities, four regional districts in Northwest B.C. to fund infrastructure projects. (Brittany Gervais photo)

Province announces $100-million grant funding for Northwest communities

The Northern Capital and Planning Grant will go to four regional districts and 22 municipalities

B.C. Premier John Horgan was in Terrace Feb. 16 to announce $100 million grant for 22 municipalities, four regional districts in Northwest B.C. to fund infrastructure projects. (Brittany Gervais photo)