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Constable Mat Clarabut on his 2005 Harley Davidson Road King. He’s the first-ever RCMP motorcycle officer to be posted in Terrace to cover northwestern B.C. for the force’s highway patrol. (Staff photo)

‘Born to ride’: RCMP motorcycle officer sets up shop in Terrace

It’s a position that takes Constable Mat Clarabut from Haida Gwaii east to Burns Lake, south to Kitimat and north to Atlin.

Constable Mat Clarabut on his 2005 Harley Davidson Road King. He’s the first-ever RCMP motorcycle officer to be posted in Terrace to cover northwestern B.C. for the force’s highway patrol. (Staff photo)
RCMP did not commit offense in arrest which seriously injured Lake Country man, finds IIO. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Erratic B.C. driver arrested with help of public after 2 collisions, fleeing into wooded area

Members of the public assist Terrace RCMP in apprehension

RCMP did not commit offense in arrest which seriously injured Lake Country man, finds IIO. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
The wildfire south of Rosswood as it looked from the air earlier. Skimmer aircraft were deployed today. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Rosswood fire has moved away from structures

Skimmer aircraft used today to establish perimeter

The wildfire south of Rosswood as it looked from the air earlier. Skimmer aircraft were deployed today. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a fire north of Terrace. (Contributed photo)

‘Extremely dangerous’: Civilian drone reported flying over northern B.C. wildfire

All airspace above and around wildfires is restricted to firefighting personnel, says BC Wildfire

The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a fire north of Terrace. (Contributed photo)
Uniformed RCMP officers established a perimeter early this morning in Terrace while the police force’s Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant. (Staff photo)
Uniformed RCMP officers established a perimeter early this morning in Terrace while the police force’s Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant. (Staff photo)
RCMP arrested two people after fresh violence erupted at a Coastal GasLink pipeline site near Houston . (File photo)

30 people block RCMP vehicle at northwest B.C. pipeline site as protests continue

July 26 incident led to two more arrests; police seek suspect who allegedly kicked, damaged cruiser

RCMP arrested two people after fresh violence erupted at a Coastal GasLink pipeline site near Houston . (File photo)
Proposed route of Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission pipeline from northeastern B.C. to the north coast. (Map courtesy Enbridge)

City of Terrace toughens stance on Enbridge gas pipeline proposal

City first wants a revenue sharing agreement with the province and money from Enbridge

Proposed route of Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission pipeline from northeastern B.C. to the north coast. (Map courtesy Enbridge)
RCMP are looking for information on an alleged shooting attempt near an elementary school in Smithers March 10. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Police are looking for key witnesses to an incident with a pickup truck that left a man dead west of Houston. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

UPDATE: Probe continues into man’s death July 16 on Hwy 16 near Houston

The man was run over by a pickup truck and died later in hospital in Smithers

RCMP are looking for information on an alleged shooting attempt near an elementary school in Smithers March 10. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Police are looking for key witnesses to an incident with a pickup truck that left a man dead west of Houston. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
RCMP seek witnesses to July 16 fatal highway accident near Houston. (File photo)

RCMP probe fatal road accident west of Houston

Witnesses, dash cam footage sought in July 16 incident

RCMP seek witnesses to July 16 fatal highway accident near Houston. (File photo)
The driver of a stolen ambulance from Granisle ran into a parked boat. (What’s Up Granisle Facebook photo/Houston Today)

Man charged following ambulance theft from Granisle

Other vehicles also stolen have since been recovered

The driver of a stolen ambulance from Granisle ran into a parked boat. (What’s Up Granisle Facebook photo/Houston Today)
Tiny Town was the creation of the late Jim Allen and modelled after his hometown of Youghal, County Cork, Ireland. (File photo)

Time’s up for Tiny Town as weather, vandals take toll on B.C. model village

Miniature structures modeled after Irish town

Tiny Town was the creation of the late Jim Allen and modelled after his hometown of Youghal, County Cork, Ireland. (File photo)
School District 54 is updating its video surveillance policy and is seeking public comment. (File photo)

School district tightens up video surveillance

Proposed new policy also covers cameras on buses

School District 54 is updating its video surveillance policy and is seeking public comment. (File photo)
Walnut Park Elementary School students went back to school Sept. 7 to a brand new building. (Thom Barker photo)

Smithers and Telkwa schools to get upgrades.

Work includes foods room renovations at SSS, and Telkwa school learing commons improvements.

Walnut Park Elementary School students went back to school Sept. 7 to a brand new building. (Thom Barker photo)
Karolina Bolton is the new Vice-Principal of Walnut Park School in Smithers, come the fall. (School District 54 photo)

Houston teacher appointed vice-principal in Smithers

Karolina Bolton comes to Walnut Park Elementary via Twain Sullivan Elementary

Karolina Bolton is the new Vice-Principal of Walnut Park School in Smithers, come the fall. (School District 54 photo)
Energy savings kits, such as the one seen here, are being mailed to Granisle residents to help ease the rising cost of propane. (BC Hydro photo)

Propane costs affecting Granisle residents

Village council looks for solutions; PNG sending energy savings kits

Energy savings kits, such as the one seen here, are being mailed to Granisle residents to help ease the rising cost of propane. (BC Hydro photo)
The number of rural and northern seats in the provincial legislature might be reduced, and that has MLA John Rustad worried. (Wikipedia photo)

Potential boundary shift worries northern B.C. MLAs

Stikine, Skeena and Nechako-Lakes MLAs weigh in

The number of rural and northern seats in the provincial legislature might be reduced, and that has MLA John Rustad worried. (Wikipedia photo)
Map of the Coastal GasLink pipeline route’s four westerly sections. (Coastal GasLink graphic)

Coastal GasLink replaces a pipeline contractor

Strikes deal with new contractor and three First Nations

Map of the Coastal GasLink pipeline route’s four westerly sections. (Coastal GasLink graphic)
SD54’s school board office in Smithers. (Photo: MARISCA BAKKER)

School trustee pay bump coming July 1

Increases are based on the consumer price index

SD54’s school board office in Smithers. (Photo: MARISCA BAKKER)
Telkwa Elementary (Contributed photo)

Telkwa Elementary gets a new principal

Janna Delaney named to replace retiring Barb Turney

Telkwa Elementary (Contributed photo)
Paramedic shortages cause in northwestern B.C. (File photo)

Paramedic positions going begging in northwestern B.C.

New positions welcome but they can’t be filled

Paramedic shortages cause in northwestern B.C. (File photo)