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Claire Rattée is the Conservative Party of Canada’s candidate for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding in the next federal election. (File photo)

Conservative candidate named for next federal election

Runner-up in 2019 Claire Rattée running once again against incumbent Taylor Bachrach

Claire Rattée is the Conservative Party of Canada’s candidate for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding in the next federal election. (File photo)
Unifor Local 2301 extended its strike notice until midnight on July 24. If no agreement is made, picketing will begin to take place on the road leading to the smelter cafeteria gate and the main smelter gate. (Rio Tinto)

Union extends collective agreement process for another 24 hours: Unifor Local 2301

The deadline extension will give the union an opportunity to satisfy the mandate given by membership

Unifor Local 2301 extended its strike notice until midnight on July 24. If no agreement is made, picketing will begin to take place on the road leading to the smelter cafeteria gate and the main smelter gate. (Rio Tinto)
Unifor Local 2301 members have commenced a work stoppage starting July 24 at 12:01 a.m. (Rio Tinto photo)

Unifor Local 2301 set to commence strike

The union has served a 72 hours strike notice, clearing the way for a work stoppage starting July 24

Unifor Local 2301 members have commenced a work stoppage starting July 24 at 12:01 a.m. (Rio Tinto photo)
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District of Houston losing another official to Smithers

Duncan Malkinson will become development services director for Smithers

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There’s a reason why electric clocks are running faster these days. (Black Press file)

Power switch causing northwest B.C. clocks to run faster

Rio Tinto power being used until July 16

There’s a reason why electric clocks are running faster these days. (Black Press file)
Former Telkwa mayor Darcy Repen is filing his final argument this week saying ICBC discriminates against rural drivers when it sets premium rates. (Contributed photo)

Campaign continues for ICBC rate fairness in rural areas

Former Telkwa mayor submits argument to provincial regulator

Former Telkwa mayor Darcy Repen is filing his final argument this week saying ICBC discriminates against rural drivers when it sets premium rates. (Contributed photo)
The provincial government has officially named the contractor who is building the new Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

New Terrace hospital officially a ‘go’

Price tag leaps to $622.6 million

The provincial government has officially named the contractor who is building the new Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

More businesses want proof of vaccination: lawyer

A Toronto-based privacy lawyer says an increasing number of Canadian businesses are…

Former Telkwa mayor Darcy Repen is filing his final argument this week saying ICBC discriminates against rural drivers when it sets premium rates. (Contributed photo)

Campaign continues for ICBC rate fairness in rural areas

Former Telkwa mayor submits argument to provincial regulator

Former Telkwa mayor Darcy Repen is filing his final argument this week saying ICBC discriminates against rural drivers when it sets premium rates. (Contributed photo)
An offshore site called Wil Milit near Gingolx on the north coast has been identified as a location for a floating liquefied natural gas facility. (Illustration courtesy Nisga’a Lisims Government).

Developers promote $55 billion LNG project in northwestern B.C.

Nisga’a Nation a partner in ambitious proposal

An offshore site called Wil Milit near Gingolx on the north coast has been identified as a location for a floating liquefied natural gas facility. (Illustration courtesy Nisga’a Lisims Government).
Letters to the editor.

Fuel export facility spurs salmon habitat worries

Terminal would be built near Prince Rupert

Letters to the editor.
Theresa Tait-Day is seeking the Conservative Party nomination for Skeena-Bulkley Valley. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese)

Indigenous economic advocate seeks Conservative nomination in northwest B.C. riding

Theresa Tait-Day says the Indian Act must be abolished

Theresa Tait-Day is seeking the Conservative Party nomination for Skeena-Bulkley Valley. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese)
School District #54 office

School trustees to receive modest salary bump

First increase in two years

School District #54 office
The Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School in Hazelton is being shut down for a week by the Gitanmaax Band Council following a confirmation of a COVID-19 exposure there on Feb. 26. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Hazelton school COVID-19 closure extended one week

With spring break on horizon, Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary will be closed to end of March

The Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School in Hazelton is being shut down for a week by the Gitanmaax Band Council following a confirmation of a COVID-19 exposure there on Feb. 26. (Black Press Media File Photo)
The Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School in Hazelton is being shut down for a week by the Gitanmaax Band Council following a confirmation of a COVID-19 exposure there on Feb. 26. (Black Press Media File Photo)

COVID-19 exposure notice shuts down Hazelton school

Closure to last for one week and school is to be sanitized

The Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School in Hazelton is being shut down for a week by the Gitanmaax Band Council following a confirmation of a COVID-19 exposure there on Feb. 26. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Provincial grants are helping cover the cost of shipping northwestern B.C. waste wood to pulp mills down south. (File photo)

Grants help cover cost of shipping waste wood

Waste would have otherwise been burned

Provincial grants are helping cover the cost of shipping northwestern B.C. waste wood to pulp mills down south. (File photo)
Rebates to replace older wood heat appliances have increased in the area. (File photo)

Wood heating replacement rebate values increase

Goal is to reduce particulate matter in the air

Rebates to replace older wood heat appliances have increased in the area. (File photo)
Paramedics here responded to twice as many overdose calls in 2020 as they did in 2019. The above is a staged photo showing the kind of work paramedics perform in the field. (Photo courtesy BC Emergency Health Services)

Drug overdose calls climb in Houston

Increase among the highest in the province

Paramedics here responded to twice as many overdose calls in 2020 as they did in 2019. The above is a staged photo showing the kind of work paramedics perform in the field. (Photo courtesy BC Emergency Health Services)
Ginger Helkenberg, a Recreational Aide at Bulkley Lodge, receives her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Jan. 22. (Northern Health photo)

COVID-19 vaccinations get underway in Smithers

First doses are being administered to long-term care residents and priority health care staff

Ginger Helkenberg, a Recreational Aide at Bulkley Lodge, receives her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Jan. 22. (Northern Health photo)
The refrigeration unit parked outside of Mills Memorial Hospital on Jan. 13, 2021. (Jake Wray/ Terrace Standard)
The refrigeration unit parked outside of Mills Memorial Hospital on Jan. 13, 2021. (Jake Wray/ Terrace Standard)