Jake Wray

Tow truck impounded after attempting to impound street racers

Tow truck impounded after attempting to impound street racers

Tow truck driver failed a breathalyzer test

Tow truck impounded after attempting to impound street racers
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
Phil Germuth, District of Kitimat mayor, and David Pfeiffer, president of Coastal GasLink, break ground on the Kitimat meter station Aug. 6, 2020. The meter station will compress and measure gas leaving the pipeline destined for LNG Canada’s export terminal. (Photo courtesy Coastal GasLink)

Coastal GasLink breaks ground on meter station in Kitimat

Meter station marks final point on pipeline that stretches from Northeast B.C.

Phil Germuth, District of Kitimat mayor, and David Pfeiffer, president of Coastal GasLink, break ground on the Kitimat meter station Aug. 6, 2020. The meter station will compress and measure gas leaving the pipeline destined for LNG Canada’s export terminal. (Photo courtesy Coastal GasLink)
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 on Kitsumkalum territory west of Terrace

Totem pole will stand overlooking the Skeena river, providing place for families to visit, remember

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)
This concept artwork from July 2020 shows the inland port planned for the former Skeena Cellulose mill site in Terrace. (Image courtesy Hatha Callis, Progressive Ventures Group)

Major train cargo facility planned on former Skeena Cellulose mill site in Terrace

The proposed development is now entering its public feedback phase, with open house planned July 29

This concept artwork from July 2020 shows the inland port planned for the former Skeena Cellulose mill site in Terrace. (Image courtesy Hatha Callis, Progressive Ventures Group)
NAV CANADA has temporarily suspended the night shift at its flight service station, which provides weather data and other support to pilots, at the Northwest Regional Airport Terrace-Kitimat which is seen here from the runway on June 22, 2020. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)

Four air ambulance flights out of Terrace delayed or cancelled

Pandemic precautions caused nighttime closure of service station providing weather data to pilots

NAV CANADA has temporarily suspended the night shift at its flight service station, which provides weather data and other support to pilots, at the Northwest Regional Airport Terrace-Kitimat which is seen here from the runway on June 22, 2020. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)
A grizzly bear and two cubs, like the bears seen in this file photo, were spotted by two people running on the trail to Gruchy’s Beach near Terrace July 8.(Ken Pugh Photo)

Mother grizzly bear with two cubs spotted on Gruchy’s Beach trail near Terrace

Conservation officers also warning public to stay away from Grizzlies on lower Kitimat River

A grizzly bear and two cubs, like the bears seen in this file photo, were spotted by two people running on the trail to Gruchy’s Beach near Terrace July 8.(Ken Pugh Photo)
Terrace conservation officers relocated this spirit bear deep into the wilderness to keep it away from human territory. The bear roamed Kitsumkalum Valley north of Terrace for many years prior to being relocated. (B.C. Conservation Officer Service photo)

Terrace conservation officers relocate Spirit bear

Bear roamed Kitsumkalum Valley north of Terrace for many years

Terrace conservation officers relocated this spirit bear deep into the wilderness to keep it away from human territory. The bear roamed Kitsumkalum Valley north of Terrace for many years prior to being relocated. (B.C. Conservation Officer Service photo)
The six signatories of the Northern First Nations Alliance (NFNA,) a newly-formed collaboration between Indigenous governments in the Northwest, are seen here June 29 in Terrace. Back: Don Roberts, chief councillor Kitsumkalum First Nation, Bruce Innis, deputy chief councillor Gitxaala Nation, Delbert Good, economic development Gitanyow Band. Front: Judy Gerow, chief councillor Kitselas First Nation, Crystal Smith, chief councillor Haisla Nation, Eva Clayton, president, Nisga’a Lisims Government.

Northwest Indigenous governments form new alliance

Alliance intended as way to share resources, maximize opportunities

The six signatories of the Northern First Nations Alliance (NFNA,) a newly-formed collaboration between Indigenous governments in the Northwest, are seen here June 29 in Terrace. Back: Don Roberts, chief councillor Kitsumkalum First Nation, Bruce Innis, deputy chief councillor Gitxaala Nation, Delbert Good, economic development Gitanyow Band. Front: Judy Gerow, chief councillor Kitselas First Nation, Crystal Smith, chief councillor Haisla Nation, Eva Clayton, president, Nisga’a Lisims Government.
Arlo, left, and Cash, right, fought two wolves while out camping with owners Friday Bailey and Nathan Meakes on May 16. Cash was left with a severe bite mark on his neck and a scratch to his groin, but he managed to fend off the wolves and he is recovering at home. (Photos courtesy Friday Bailey)

Terrace couple’s dogs battle wolves while camping

One dog sustained serious injuries but is recovering at home

Arlo, left, and Cash, right, fought two wolves while out camping with owners Friday Bailey and Nathan Meakes on May 16. Cash was left with a severe bite mark on his neck and a scratch to his groin, but he managed to fend off the wolves and he is recovering at home. (Photos courtesy Friday Bailey)
A dramatic police chase involving a suspected impaired driver in a pickup truck near Terrace ended soon after a civilian driver parked a Wonder Bread truck across Hwy 16 on Nov. 29, 2019. (File photo)

Police chase suspect denied bail

Accused voiced concerns about COVID-19 in correctional facilities

A dramatic police chase involving a suspected impaired driver in a pickup truck near Terrace ended soon after a civilian driver parked a Wonder Bread truck across Hwy 16 on Nov. 29, 2019. (File photo)
Abdul Shikhden and Amer al Kadro work at the planer mill of Skeena Sawmills in 2018. (File photo)

Skeena Sawmills seeks government funding

Company needs $15 million, original funding source affected by COVID-19

Abdul Shikhden and Amer al Kadro work at the planer mill of Skeena Sawmills in 2018. (File photo)
Coast Mountain College students in financial dire straits due to COVID-19 can now apply for emergency aid. (File photo)

Coast Mountain College sets up student emergency fund

It’ll provide grocery store gift cards for students affected by COVID-19 crisis

Coast Mountain College students in financial dire straits due to COVID-19 can now apply for emergency aid. (File photo)