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A wide-ranging network of electric vehicle charging stations has been announced for the central and northwestern areas of B.C. (File photo)

Major electric vehicle charging network announced

Stations to cover central interior and the northwest

A wide-ranging network of electric vehicle charging stations has been announced for the central and northwestern areas of B.C. (File photo)
From left, Mikel Abbot, Alfred Schaefer and Peter Greene at the opening of their first Rural Leaft cannabis shop in Smithers in October, 2019. (File photo)

Cannabis store application gets Houston council’s blessing

Rural Leaf from Smithers plans to open in Houston Mall

From left, Mikel Abbot, Alfred Schaefer and Peter Greene at the opening of their first Rural Leaft cannabis shop in Smithers in October, 2019. (File photo)
Chief Gisday’wa with the remains of a structure alongside the Morice Forest Service Road burned in an arson fire overnight from Aug. 14 to Aug. 15. Two suspects have now been identified. (Gidimt’en Clan photo)

Morice Forest Service Road arson suspects identified

Structure, material destroyed in fire from the weekend, Gidimt’en Clan calls it a ‘hate crime’

Chief Gisday’wa with the remains of a structure alongside the Morice Forest Service Road burned in an arson fire overnight from Aug. 14 to Aug. 15. Two suspects have now been identified. (Gidimt’en Clan photo)
In this file photo, government leaders hold up copies of the Nisga’a Final Agreement which officially came into effect on May 11, 2000. From the left, B.C. Premier Ujjal Dosanjh, Nisga’a Lisims Government president, Nisga’a leader Joseph Gosnell and Robert Nault, the federal minister of Indian affairs. (File photo, The Terrace Standard)

Former Nisga’a Nation leader passes away

Joseph Gosnell was instrumental in negotiating landmark 2000 self-governing treaty

In this file photo, government leaders hold up copies of the Nisga’a Final Agreement which officially came into effect on May 11, 2000. From the left, B.C. Premier Ujjal Dosanjh, Nisga’a Lisims Government president, Nisga’a leader Joseph Gosnell and Robert Nault, the federal minister of Indian affairs. (File photo, The Terrace Standard)
Material from a Wet’suwet’en checkpoint that’s no longer in use along the Morice West Forest Service Road. (Houston Today Photo)

Complaints of checkpoint debris spark controversy

Gidimt’en say camp still in periodic use; Indigenous relations ministry says no action to be taken

Material from a Wet’suwet’en checkpoint that’s no longer in use along the Morice West Forest Service Road. (Houston Today Photo)
Brucejack mine fatality identified

Brucejack mine fatality identified

Patrick Critch was from Newfoundland

Brucejack mine fatality identified
Possible retail cannabis store in the Houston Mall

Possible retail cannabis store in the Houston Mall

Houston residents will soon have a chance to have their say in…

Possible retail cannabis store in the Houston Mall
A weekend fire damaged a bridge on the North Road but has not affected operations at Canfor’s Houston mill. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

Police investigating bridge fire at Houston

Sign found linking blaze to ongoing American protests

A weekend fire damaged a bridge on the North Road but has not affected operations at Canfor’s Houston mill. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates the COVID-19 situation in B.C., July 17, 2020. (B.C. government)

8 new COVID-19 cases in B.C.’s northwest as cases increase dramatically

That brings the total test-positive cases in the region to 25

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates the COVID-19 situation in B.C., July 17, 2020. (B.C. government)
Houston RCMP search for man, woman

Houston RCMP search for man, woman

Concerned for their well-being following July 20 report

Houston RCMP search for man, woman
Terrace’s community response to the COVID-19 pandemic was sparked by Philip Maher. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)

COVID-19 threat resulted in huge community response in Terrace area

“We found a job for everybody,” says key organizer

Terrace’s community response to the COVID-19 pandemic was sparked by Philip Maher. (Jake Wray/Terrace Standard)
Overall house sales drop in the northwest

Overall house sales drop in the northwest

COVID-19 pandemic slowed market activity

Overall house sales drop in the northwest
Police vehicle outside a Pearson Road residence where a homicide is being investigated. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

Police investigate July 2 homicide in Houston

Man succumbed to injuries at Pearson Road residence

Police vehicle outside a Pearson Road residence where a homicide is being investigated. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
Leah Quash (RCMP photo)

Missing woman found deceased

Leah Quash was reported last seen the evening of June 15

Leah Quash (RCMP photo)
BC Hydro’s Skeena Substation south of Terrace slated to play key role in supplying power to planned LNG facility in Kitimat. (File photo)

Telkwa named site for power-boosting capacitor for Kitimat LNG power supply

BC Hydro releases plan to beef up power carrying capacity of line from Prince George to the coast

BC Hydro’s Skeena Substation south of Terrace slated to play key role in supplying power to planned LNG facility in Kitimat. (File photo)
Canfor is re-opening its Houston mill on June 8. (File photo)

Houston mill to re-open June 8

Ends lengthy shutdown which began in March

Canfor is re-opening its Houston mill on June 8. (File photo)
This trio of bird watchers pays close attention to the outdoors during the annual 48-hour bird count held here. (Rebekah Verbeek photo)

Annual bird count thrills organizer

Count took place over 48 hours

This trio of bird watchers pays close attention to the outdoors during the annual 48-hour bird count held here. (Rebekah Verbeek photo)
Preparatory work started last week on an expansion of the Buck Creek CANFOR fish hatchery. (Cindy Verbeek photo)

Hatchery expansion project gets underway

Goal is to get structure to ‘lock up’ stage

Preparatory work started last week on an expansion of the Buck Creek CANFOR fish hatchery. (Cindy Verbeek photo)
Two Hwy16 resurfacing projects have been announced for the Houston and Smithers areas. (Contributed photo)

Major paving projects announced

Extends west of Smithers to east of Houston

Two Hwy16 resurfacing projects have been announced for the Houston and Smithers areas. (Contributed photo)
Two Hwy16 resurfacing projects have been announced for the Houston and Smithers areas. (Contributed photo)

Major paving projects announced

Extends west of Smithers to east of Houston

Two Hwy16 resurfacing projects have been announced for the Houston and Smithers areas. (Contributed photo)