Jackie Lieuwen

Greyhound calls for public transportation fund

Greyhound calls for public transportation fund

Made-for-the-north proposal would open northern routes to bidding process

Greyhound calls for public transportation fund
Public input invited on Greyhound’s request to withdraw

Public input invited on Greyhound’s request to withdraw

Passenger Transportation Board holding public meetings in Terrace, Smithers, P.G. and Fort St. John

Public input invited on Greyhound’s request to withdraw
The Midget Northern Eagles took second in Fort St. John, with the team including Chloe Allison, Kayleigh Calder, Tegan Riley Dejong, Kathleen Piper Fordham, Reegan Haley-Dahl, Emily Korving, Haley McConnell, Stephanie McLean, Kiera Mulder, Georgia Musil, Cayman and Isabelle Oestreich, Kiera Thompson, Grace Tucker, Jillian Turko, Aspen Vassallo, Janessa Garcia, Madison Leduc, Lille Roy-Starr, Samantha Wiley, and Aleea Zubek.

Female rep hockey building in the North

Two all-girl rep hockey teams this year, Midgets and Peewees, with Smithers and Hazelton players.

The Midget Northern Eagles took second in Fort St. John, with the team including Chloe Allison, Kayleigh Calder, Tegan Riley Dejong, Kathleen Piper Fordham, Reegan Haley-Dahl, Emily Korving, Haley McConnell, Stephanie McLean, Kiera Mulder, Georgia Musil, Cayman and Isabelle Oestreich, Kiera Thompson, Grace Tucker, Jillian Turko, Aspen Vassallo, Janessa Garcia, Madison Leduc, Lille Roy-Starr, Samantha Wiley, and Aleea Zubek.
Northern B.C. school district continues efforts to address math decline

Northern B.C. school district continues efforts to address math decline

A teachers group is forming to develop a plan and review math assessment

Northern B.C. school district continues efforts to address math decline
Northern B.C. leaders secure meeting with Greyhound

Northern B.C. leaders secure meeting with Greyhound

The hope is to work with Greyhound and find options to stay

Northern B.C. leaders secure meeting with Greyhound
Kermode bear trapped in Terrace and relocated

Kermode bear trapped in Terrace and relocated

The kermode that’s been hanging around town has now been returned to the wild

Kermode bear trapped in Terrace and relocated
With few more approvals, the northwest college plans to officially request the name change this fall.                                Contributed photo

NWCC decides on new name

With few more approvals, the northwest college plans to officially request the name change this fall

With few more approvals, the northwest college plans to officially request the name change this fall.                                Contributed photo
Hazelton schools seek formula to solve math decline

Hazelton schools seek formula to solve math decline

A teachers group has been formed to help Coast Mountains School District’s struggling math students.

Hazelton schools seek formula to solve math decline
School district targets kids’ math training

School district targets kids’ math training

The Coast Mountains School District is no longer employing a numeracy coordinator,…

School district targets kids’ math training
Medical teams being formed to address complex health issues

Medical teams being formed to address complex health issues

Northern Health rolls out new framework for healthcare in Terrace

Medical teams being formed to address complex health issues
The new Terrace MRI is up and running, and serves the entire region from Houston to Haida Gwaii.

Terrace MRI up and running

Mills Memorial Hospital will offer services across the northwest, Houston to Haida Gwaii

The new Terrace MRI is up and running, and serves the entire region from Houston to Haida Gwaii.
Government looking for input on fish regulation

Government looking for input on fish regulation

UPDATED LINK: Share your thoughts on fishing regulations at letstalkfishhabitat.ca.

Government looking for input on fish regulation
Ray Petrie from Kitimat races his AMX last weekend. - Photo by Kelly Evans

HOT drag racing weekend on the tarmac in Terrace

One of the most intense races was rookie Jordan McNeice taking on seasoned veteran Paul Soares

Ray Petrie from Kitimat races his AMX last weekend. - Photo by Kelly Evans
Contributed photo                                Terrace golfers Miranda Smith, Kim MacDougall, Ann Maher and Jocelyn Galloway were the overall low net winners with a score of 80.5.

Ladies golf at Kitimat tournament

Low net winners were from Terrace and low gross winners were from Smithers and Houston.

Contributed photo                                Terrace golfers Miranda Smith, Kim MacDougall, Ann Maher and Jocelyn Galloway were the overall low net winners with a score of 80.5.
CIHL 2016 playoff MVP Brendan DeVries (left) with then-captain Ian Smith holding the championship trophy, and last season’s captain Randall Groot.                                 Xuyun Zeng photo

CIHL prepares to shrink next season

If the Smithers Steelheads are on the bench next year, only five hockey teams are left in the CIHL.

CIHL 2016 playoff MVP Brendan DeVries (left) with then-captain Ian Smith holding the championship trophy, and last season’s captain Randall Groot.                                 Xuyun Zeng photo
CIHL shrinking next season

CIHL shrinking next season

Smithers Steelheads are on the bench next year and five hockey teams are left

CIHL shrinking next season
Leah Wiebe, right, and her sister Ruth Magee.

Leah Wiebe gets her miracle

BC Ministry of Health agrees to pay for bulk of medical costs associated with cancer treatment

Leah Wiebe, right, and her sister Ruth Magee.
Ted McCreery tags off with Fraser Bjornson at the Skeena River Relay last wekeend. Derek Flynn photo

Runner thrilled with Skeena River Relay

Three-time winners Out for a Rip has runners from Halzeton, Terrace and Thornhill.

Ted McCreery tags off with Fraser Bjornson at the Skeena River Relay last wekeend. Derek Flynn photo
Teacher recruitment race continues in northwestern B.C. school district

Teacher recruitment race continues in northwestern B.C. school district

Adding to the challenge is a complicated teacher hiring system

Teacher recruitment race continues in northwestern B.C. school district
Anxious parents listened to early comments from trustees supporting a motion that would have cut the Hazelton and Kitimat French programs at the high school level. That motion was turned down.

Northwestern B.C. French Immersion program stays intact for now

But trustees want technology investigated, such as live streaming, as way to offer program in higher grades

Anxious parents listened to early comments from trustees supporting a motion that would have cut the Hazelton and Kitimat French programs at the high school level. That motion was turned down.