Ben Bogstie, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Residents of Two-Mile and South Hazelton will have a final opportunity to have their say about proposed zoning amendments for their communities at a second public hearing on Jan. 27, at 6:00 p.m.. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Public hearing approaches for controversial Hazelton area zoning amendments

Public hearing will be conducted online due to COVID-19 pandemic

Residents of Two-Mile and South Hazelton will have a final opportunity to have their say about proposed zoning amendments for their communities at a second public hearing on Jan. 27, at 6:00 p.m.. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
A COVID-19 exposure took place at Kitwanga Elementary School Dec. 1 to Dec. 3. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 exposure reported at Kitwanga Elementary School

Exposure is the first in CMSD82 to take place outside Terrace

A COVID-19 exposure took place at Kitwanga Elementary School Dec. 1 to Dec. 3. (Image courtesy CDC)
Suwilaawks Community School in Terrace is closing until Dec. 15 due to staffing shortages. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
Suwilaawks Community School in Terrace is closing until Dec. 15 due to staffing shortages. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
A COVID-19 exposure at Caledonia Secondary School in Terrace took place between Dec. 1 and Dec. 2, according to a letter from Northern Health posted on the Coast Mountains School District 82 website. (Jake Wray/ Terrace Standard)

COVID-19 exposure reported at Caledonia Secondary School in Terrace

It is the fourth known exposure at a Terrace school

A COVID-19 exposure at Caledonia Secondary School in Terrace took place between Dec. 1 and Dec. 2, according to a letter from Northern Health posted on the Coast Mountains School District 82 website. (Jake Wray/ Terrace Standard)
The ice rink at the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre. The facility has received $500,000 from an anonymous donor. (Thom Barker photo)

Upper Skeena Rec Centre receives large anonymous donation

Normal facility operations have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic

The ice rink at the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre. The facility has received $500,000 from an anonymous donor. (Thom Barker photo)
The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine is holding two public engagement sessions on Dec. 16 regarding zoning amendments for Two Mile and South Hazelton. (File Photo)

Regional district sets date for Hazelton area zoning amendment engagement sessions

Community members can call in to the ‘informal discussion’ Dec. 16

The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine is holding two public engagement sessions on Dec. 16 regarding zoning amendments for Two Mile and South Hazelton. (File Photo)
A COVID-19 exposure has been recorded at the Suwilaawks Community School in Terrace. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)

COVID-19 exposure reported at Suwilaawks Community School in Terrace

It is the second known exposure at a Terrace school

A COVID-19 exposure has been recorded at the Suwilaawks Community School in Terrace. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
Amy Parent with her children using a virtual reality headset. The RNL project will use virtual reality to facilitate land-based learning practices for Nisga’a language learners. (Submitted Photo/Elahe Rajabi)

New project using virtual reality to revitalize Nisga’a language

Project also aims to repatriate original house pole from Scotland

Amy Parent with her children using a virtual reality headset. The RNL project will use virtual reality to facilitate land-based learning practices for Nisga’a language learners. (Submitted Photo/Elahe Rajabi)
Hazelton sign. (File photo)

Confusion, backlash surround Hazelton area zoning amendments

Housing shortages and affordability was the main concern from the public

Hazelton sign. (File photo)
The Terrace River Kings lost 9-3 to the Quesnel Kangaroos on Mar. 2, 2019 in the final CIHL playoffs. (Lindsay Chung Photo)

Central Interior Hockey League cancels 2020/21 season

League open to playing exhibition games if possible

The Terrace River Kings lost 9-3 to the Quesnel Kangaroos on Mar. 2, 2019 in the final CIHL playoffs. (Lindsay Chung Photo)
Stikine provincial election candidates (clockwise from top left): Nathan Cullen, NDP; Darcy Repen, Rural BC Party; Rod Taylor, Christian Heritage; and Gordon Sebastian, BC Liberals. (Black Press Composite Photo)

B.C. VOTES 2020: DEVELOPING: With polls closed, Stikine awaits results

Elections BC is calculating preliminary numbers

Stikine provincial election candidates (clockwise from top left): Nathan Cullen, NDP; Darcy Repen, Rural BC Party; Rod Taylor, Christian Heritage; and Gordon Sebastian, BC Liberals. (Black Press Composite Photo)
Stikine provincial election candidates (clockwise from top left): Nathan Cullen, NDP; Darcy Repen, Rural BC Party; Rod Taylor, Christian Heritage; and Gordon Sebastian, BC Liberals. (Black Press Composite Photo)

Reconciliation at the heart of 2020 election: Stikine candidates

BC Election: Pipeline issue far from over

Stikine provincial election candidates (clockwise from top left): Nathan Cullen, NDP; Darcy Repen, Rural BC Party; Rod Taylor, Christian Heritage; and Gordon Sebastian, BC Liberals. (Black Press Composite Photo)
Stikine provincial election candidates (clockwise from top left): Nathan Cullen, NDP; Darcy Repen, Rural BC Party; Rod Taylor, Christian Heritage; and Gordon Sebastian, BC Liberals.

‘Where is Annita McPhee?’: Cullen under fire from opening salvo of all-candidates forum

Four Stikine candidates spar during online debate from Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge in Smithers

Stikine provincial election candidates (clockwise from top left): Nathan Cullen, NDP; Darcy Repen, Rural BC Party; Rod Taylor, Christian Heritage; and Gordon Sebastian, BC Liberals.
Stikine provincial election candidates (clockwise from top left): Nathan Cullen, NDP; Darcy Repen, Rural BC Party; Rod Taylor, Christian Heritage; and Gordon Sebastian, BC Liberals.

Resource development key to Stikine economy: provincial candidates

The candidates weigh in on forestry, oil and gas, and mineral exploration and mining

Stikine provincial election candidates (clockwise from top left): Nathan Cullen, NDP; Darcy Repen, Rural BC Party; Rod Taylor, Christian Heritage; and Gordon Sebastian, BC Liberals.
Stikine provincial candidates weigh in on COVID response and recovery

Stikine provincial candidates weigh in on COVID response and recovery

Most agree resource development key, but differ on how it should be approached

Stikine provincial candidates weigh in on COVID response and recovery
Annita McPhee will not be the BC NDP’s candidate for Stikine, despite the party’s equity policy. (Annita McPhee/ Facebook)

Cullen confirmed as B.C. NDP candidate for Stikine despite party’s equity policy

Former Tahltan Central Government President Annita McPhee said the process made her feel “abused”

Annita McPhee will not be the BC NDP’s candidate for Stikine, despite the party’s equity policy. (Annita McPhee/ Facebook)
Premier John Horgan called a snap election for Oct. 24. (Black Press Media file photo)

Who is or may be running in Stikine in the provincial election

Cullen nomination sparks controversy over NDP equity policy

Premier John Horgan called a snap election for Oct. 24. (Black Press Media file photo)
This photo provided by the Unified Fire Authority shows a Utah fire crew member on the scene working to protect the town of Butte Falls in southern Oregon on Sunday, Sept. 13. 2020. (Matthew McFarland/Unified Fire Authority via AP)

Northwest firefighters headed to Oregon to battle wildfires

Over 200 B.C. firefighting personnel will assist in the U.S.

This photo provided by the Unified Fire Authority shows a Utah fire crew member on the scene working to protect the town of Butte Falls in southern Oregon on Sunday, Sept. 13. 2020. (Matthew McFarland/Unified Fire Authority via AP)
Coast Mountains School District 82 will receive additional mental health and addictions support in the form of an integrated child and youth team. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Integrated child and youth team coming to Coast Mountains School District 82

Province said the team will fill gaps in care, but will take a year to set up

Coast Mountains School District 82 will receive additional mental health and addictions support in the form of an integrated child and youth team. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Skeena — Bulkley Valley politicians react to new Conservative Party leader

Skeena — Bulkley Valley politicians react to new Conservative Party leader

Erin O’Toole was elected leader of the Conservative Party of Canada Aug. 24, 2020

Skeena — Bulkley Valley politicians react to new Conservative Party leader