Jake Wray

Mills Memorial Hospital is busier with COVID-19 patients now than at any other time in the pandemic. This photo shows the hospital in April 2020, during the early days of the pandemic. (File photo)
Mills Memorial Hospital is busier with COVID-19 patients now than at any other time in the pandemic. This photo shows the hospital in April 2020, during the early days of the pandemic. (File photo)
Mills Memorial Hospital is busier with COVID-19 patients now than at any other time in the pandemic. This photo shows the hospital in April 2020, during the early days of the pandemic. (File photo)
Mills Memorial Hospital is busier with COVID-19 patients now than at any other time in the pandemic. This photo shows the hospital in April 2020, during the early days of the pandemic. (File photo)
Taylor Bachrach, MP for Skeena - Bulkley Valley, Jennifer Rice MLA for North Coast, and Nathan Cullen, MLA for Skeena hosted a virtual open house, constructing gingerbread houses and chatting while encouraging viewers to donate to charities. (Facebook photo)
Taylor Bachrach, MP for Skeena - Bulkley Valley, Jennifer Rice MLA for North Coast, and Nathan Cullen, MLA for Skeena hosted a virtual open house, constructing gingerbread houses and chatting while encouraging viewers to donate to charities. (Facebook photo)
A COVID-19 exposure has been recorded at the Suwilaawks Community School in Terrace. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)

Third COVID-19 exposure reported at Suwilaawks Community School in Terrace

Exposure occurred between Nov. 30 and Dec. 2

A COVID-19 exposure has been recorded at the Suwilaawks Community School in Terrace. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
A second COVID-19 exposure has been recorded at the Suwilaawks Community School in Terrace. (File photo)

Second COVID-19 exposure reported at Suwilaawks Community School in Terrace

School closed temporarily due to staff shortages in school district

A second COVID-19 exposure has been recorded at the Suwilaawks Community School in Terrace. (File photo)
A teacher at Uplands Elementary School in Terrace, B.C. who was exposed to COVID-19 has come foward with concerns about the speed of Northern Health’s contact tracing. This photo shows Uplands Elementary students participating in a drive-by greet with teachers and school staff, which was held April 3 when schools were closed in the early days of the pandemic. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)

Terrace teacher exposed to COVID-19 irked by 1-week lag in notification at his school

Surge in cases strains Northern Health’s contact tracing capacity

A teacher at Uplands Elementary School in Terrace, B.C. who was exposed to COVID-19 has come foward with concerns about the speed of Northern Health’s contact tracing. This photo shows Uplands Elementary students participating in a drive-by greet with teachers and school staff, which was held April 3 when schools were closed in the early days of the pandemic. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)
There has been a second COVID-19 exposure at Caledonia Secondary School in Terrace, according to Northern Health. The school is seen here Aug. 28, 2020. (Jake Wray/ Terrace Standard)

Additional COVID-19 exposure detected at Caledonia Secondary School in Terrace

News of the exposure comes one day after first exposure announced

There has been a second COVID-19 exposure at Caledonia Secondary School in Terrace, according to Northern Health. The school is seen here Aug. 28, 2020. (Jake Wray/ Terrace Standard)
RCMP released this photo of a vehicle of interest in their investigation into the hit and run death of 30-year-old Cameron Kerr, which occurred near Terrace, B.C. in the early hours of Nov. 18, 2018. The vehicle may belong to a person of interest who is from the Lower Mainland. (RCMP handout photo)

‘What if?’: RCMP ID persons of interest in fatal northern B.C. hit-and-run, no charges laid

Victim’s family hope persons of interest in Lower Mainland will come forward

RCMP released this photo of a vehicle of interest in their investigation into the hit and run death of 30-year-old Cameron Kerr, which occurred near Terrace, B.C. in the early hours of Nov. 18, 2018. The vehicle may belong to a person of interest who is from the Lower Mainland. (RCMP handout photo)
Cousins Jacob Kort and Rick Meima, both 28, founded the SPYCE food delivery app. They are seen here Nov. 12. (Jake Wray/Black Press)

Smithereens find success with delivery apps

The delivery service took off in Terrace and has since expanded to Smithers and Prince Rupert

Cousins Jacob Kort and Rick Meima, both 28, founded the SPYCE food delivery app. They are seen here Nov. 12. (Jake Wray/Black Press)
Northern Health has announced on Dec. 8 a COVID-19 exposure at Uplands Elementary School. This photo shows Uplands Elementary students participating in a drive-by greet with teachers and school staff, which was held April 3 when schools were closed in the early days of the pandemic. (Jake Wray photo)

COVID-19 exposure reported at Uplands Elementary School in Terrace

It is the third known exposure at a Terrace school

Northern Health has announced on Dec. 8 a COVID-19 exposure at Uplands Elementary School. This photo shows Uplands Elementary students participating in a drive-by greet with teachers and school staff, which was held April 3 when schools were closed in the early days of the pandemic. (Jake Wray photo)
A COVID-19 exposure has been recorded at Centennial Christian School in Terrace. The exposure occurred between Nov. 23 and Nov. 26, 2020. (Centennial Christian School Facebook photo)

COVID-19 exposure recorded at Centennial Christian School in Terrace

It’s the first known school exposure in Terrace

A COVID-19 exposure has been recorded at Centennial Christian School in Terrace. The exposure occurred between Nov. 23 and Nov. 26, 2020. (Centennial Christian School Facebook photo)
City of Terrace road crews had to replace this stop sign at the corner of Davis St. and Munroe Ave. in Terrace two times after someone spray-painted a swastika on it on Nov. 3 and again on Nov. 4. (Callan Williamson/Facebook)

Swastikas painted on Terrace stop signs

Such behaviour won’t be tolerated, mayor says

City of Terrace road crews had to replace this stop sign at the corner of Davis St. and Munroe Ave. in Terrace two times after someone spray-painted a swastika on it on Nov. 3 and again on Nov. 4. (Callan Williamson/Facebook)
Terrace RCMP are asking for the public’s help in location Tova Wood, who has been missing since Monday, Nov. 2. Family and friends are concerned for her well-being. (Terrace RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Missing woman found safe

Tova Wood was reported missing Monday Nov. 2 after leaving hospital

Terrace RCMP are asking for the public’s help in location Tova Wood, who has been missing since Monday, Nov. 2. Family and friends are concerned for her well-being. (Terrace RCMP handout)
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Man dies in Gitlaxt’aamiks (New Aiyansh) after being taken into police custody

IIO and BC Corners Service conducting independent investigations

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Nathan Cullen, former longtime NDP MP for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding, is seen here in a video released Sept. 17 announcing his intention to seek the provincial NDP nomination for the Stikine riding. (Twitter video screenshot)

Cullen announces bid for provincial NDP nomination for Stikine riding

Current MLA Donaldson not seeking re-election

Nathan Cullen, former longtime NDP MP for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding, is seen here in a video released Sept. 17 announcing his intention to seek the provincial NDP nomination for the Stikine riding. (Twitter video screenshot)
Michelle Blackett, owner of the New Age Insights shop in downtown Terrace, shows off some of her wares, including a cauldron emblazoned with a pentagram, on Sept. 10. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Skeena Voices | Witchcraft nothing like in Hollywood movies

Owner of New Age Insights shop says Terrace has been a welcoming community

Michelle Blackett, owner of the New Age Insights shop in downtown Terrace, shows off some of her wares, including a cauldron emblazoned with a pentagram, on Sept. 10. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Taylor Bachrach, NDP MP for Skeena—Bulkley Valley, is seen here at the former ET Kenney school building in Terrace during a tour with NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Aug. 19 (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)

MP Taylor Bachrach shares Labour Day thoughts

Many front-line workers underpaid, undervalued, Bachrach says

Taylor Bachrach, NDP MP for Skeena—Bulkley Valley, is seen here at the former ET Kenney school building in Terrace during a tour with NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Aug. 19 (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)
The Nisga’a Nation has issued strict COVID-19 pandemic protocols following a potential COVID-19 case in the Nass Valley. (File photo)

Three COVID-19 cases confirmed in the Nass Valley

Nisga’a Nation under strict safety protocols since possible COVID-19 exposure at memorial services

The Nisga’a Nation has issued strict COVID-19 pandemic protocols following a potential COVID-19 case in the Nass Valley. (File photo)
Artist Mike Dangeli sketches a figure on the Highway of Tears memorial totem pole he is carving under a tent in his back yard in Terrace on July 22. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)

Highway of Tears memorial totem pole to be raised tomorrow

Attendance limited due to COVID-19 safety precautions, but event will stream online

Artist Mike Dangeli sketches a figure on the Highway of Tears memorial totem pole he is carving under a tent in his back yard in Terrace on July 22. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)
Sam Raven, president of the Terrace Kitimat District Labour Council (TDLC), says labour activism is her way of strengthening the community around her. (Photo courtesy Sam Raven)

The reluctant activist: Smithers woman follows in dad’s union footsteps

Sam Raven could never understand why her father spent so much time helping others; now she does

Sam Raven, president of the Terrace Kitimat District Labour Council (TDLC), says labour activism is her way of strengthening the community around her. (Photo courtesy Sam Raven)