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The School District 54 office building in Smithers. (File photo)

School trustees raise their pay

Federal tax changes one of the reasons

The School District 54 office building in Smithers. (File photo)
Terrace resident Amanda Ramsay is one of four people running for the New Democratic Party nomination for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding. (Brittany Gervais photo)

Life experience key to NDP nomination hopeful

Amanda Ramsay is one of four in the running

Terrace resident Amanda Ramsay is one of four people running for the New Democratic Party nomination for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding. (Brittany Gervais photo)
Haida youth, Haana Edenshaw, at the UN in New York City. (JasKwaan Anne Facebook photo)

Haida youth travels to New York for UN forum on Indigenous issues

Haana Edensaw presented her speech in Xaad Kil, Masset dialect of the Haida language

Haida youth, Haana Edenshaw, at the UN in New York City. (JasKwaan Anne Facebook photo)
A nomination date has been set by the New Democratic Party to choose a candidate for the Oct. 21 federal election now that Nathan Cullen, the sitting MP for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding, has decided to retire from federal politics. (File photo)

Nomination date set to replace retiring NDP MP Nathan Cullen

One candidate confirmed so far and others interested

A nomination date has been set by the New Democratic Party to choose a candidate for the Oct. 21 federal election now that Nathan Cullen, the sitting MP for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding, has decided to retire from federal politics. (File photo)
Aussies buy majority stake in Red Chris mine

Aussies buy majority stake in Red Chris mine

Company looks forward to relationship with Tahltan Nation

Aussies buy majority stake in Red Chris mine
Coastal GasLink’s natural gas pipeline will run from northeastern B.C. to Kitimat, but one MP is wondering if a portion of it can be moved to avoid First Nations opposition. (File photo)

Move natural gas pipeline, MP suggests

Coastal GasLink could then avoid opposition

Coastal GasLink’s natural gas pipeline will run from northeastern B.C. to Kitimat, but one MP is wondering if a portion of it can be moved to avoid First Nations opposition. (File photo)
First-ever MRI imaging device for Mills Memorial Hospital arrives in 2017, adding to regional diagnostic services for the region. (file photo)

Radiology improvements boost regional patient care

A new CT machine at Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace expected later…

First-ever MRI imaging device for Mills Memorial Hospital arrives in 2017, adding to regional diagnostic services for the region. (file photo)
NDP to start candidate search

NDP to start candidate search

Smithers Mayor Bachrach considers run to replace Nathan Cullen in Skeena-Bulkley Valley.

NDP to start candidate search
Nathan Cullen signing the official register as the newly-elected Member of Parliament for Skeena - Bulkley Valley in 2004. (File photo)

NDP to start candidate search

Follows decision by Nathan Cullen to retire from politics

Nathan Cullen signing the official register as the newly-elected Member of Parliament for Skeena - Bulkley Valley in 2004. (File photo)
Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen (Black Press file photo)

Cullen remains uncertain about political future

Says he’ll make decision in early March

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen (Black Press file photo)
Terrace resident Ben Korving at a press conference in Ottawa Feb. 20 following the introduction of a bill he inspired that would make all plastics either recyclable or compostable. The bill was introduced by Skeena - Bulkley Valley NDP MP Nathan Cullen, seen here beside Korving. (Photo courtesy Nathan Cullen)

Terrace resident’s bill banning single-use plastics introduced in Ottawa

MP Nathan Cullen’s presented Ben Korving’s private member’s bill Wednesday

Terrace resident Ben Korving at a press conference in Ottawa Feb. 20 following the introduction of a bill he inspired that would make all plastics either recyclable or compostable. The bill was introduced by Skeena - Bulkley Valley NDP MP Nathan Cullen, seen here beside Korving. (Photo courtesy Nathan Cullen)
WestJet is cutting its direct Terrace to Calgary service as of March 5. (Nicholas Pescod/Black Press Media)

WestJet bails on Terrace-Calgary connection

Cites low passenger numbers

WestJet is cutting its direct Terrace to Calgary service as of March 5. (Nicholas Pescod/Black Press Media)
The Conservative Party’s float in the 2018 Seafest in Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough/The Northern View photo)

Kitimat resident is Conservative choice for fall election

Claire Rattée is a former Kitimat councillor

The Conservative Party’s float in the 2018 Seafest in Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough/The Northern View photo)
Lydia Howard of the Dze L ‘Kant Friendship Centre spoke to the District of Houston council Feb. 5 about housing opportunities. (Smithers Interior News photo)

Social services society outlines opportunities

Identifies need for safe, secure housing in the area

Lydia Howard of the Dze L ‘Kant Friendship Centre spoke to the District of Houston council Feb. 5 about housing opportunities. (Smithers Interior News photo)
Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen (left) giving a statement at the Gitdumden blockade earlier this month. (Facebook photo)

MP Cullen undecided about running again

Nathan Cullen was first elected to represent Skeena-Bulkley Valley in 2004.

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen (left) giving a statement at the Gitdumden blockade earlier this month. (Facebook photo)
The derailment of a train hauling coal in January 2018 near New Hazelton is still being investigated. (File photo)

Author warns of dangerous goods being carried by rail

Bruce Campbell wrote book on Lac-Mégantic disaster, in Smithers Jan. 23.

The derailment of a train hauling coal in January 2018 near New Hazelton is still being investigated. (File photo)
Real estate sales climbed last year in Kitimat as did the assessed value of homes.

LNG pushes up home values

Kitimat tops northwestern BC single family home value increase list, Telkwa third.

Real estate sales climbed last year in Kitimat as did the assessed value of homes.
Natural gas rates to drop

Natural gas rates to drop

Rate relief follows years of high prices

Natural gas rates to drop
Regional unemployment rate drops

Regional unemployment rate drops

But fewer people are working overall

Regional unemployment rate drops
Heavy rains last fall exposed a section of the Pacific Northern Gas line along the Copper River east of Terrace. The utility has just completed a major project to move the section to a safer location. (File photo)

Pacific Northern Gas spends $6 million to move and protect gas line near Terrace

But larger issue of repairs to forest service road stemming from 2017 flood remains unresolved

Heavy rains last fall exposed a section of the Pacific Northern Gas line along the Copper River east of Terrace. The utility has just completed a major project to move the section to a safer location. (File photo)