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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)
Susan Brown, president and CEO of Interior Health. (Interior Health photo)

2 Interior Health employees withdraw from Aboriginal health positions over criticism

The employees were not Indigenous, and the positions weren’t made publicly available

Susan Brown, president and CEO of Interior Health. (Interior Health photo)
Kitsault from the top of the residences. (Submitted photo)

Skeena Voices | Time travelling in some of northern B.C.’s exclusive ghost towns

Rob Bryce’s exclusive tours include abandoned mining towns like Kitsault, Anyox and Alice Arm

Kitsault from the top of the residences. (Submitted photo)

More businesses want proof of vaccination: lawyer

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

Jeanine Siemens and Paul Trudeau are offering tours on e-bikes in Parksville Qualicum Beach. (Michael Briones photo)
Jeanine Siemens and Paul Trudeau are offering tours on e-bikes in Parksville Qualicum Beach. (Michael Briones photo)
MMIWG Mural begins July 1 in Smithers. (Deb Meissner photo)
MMIWG Mural begins July 1 in Smithers. (Deb Meissner photo)
Stacey Louise Harris

Police seek help locating Stacey Louise Harris

The 38-year-old woman has not been seen for six weeks

  • Jul 14, 2021
Stacey Louise Harris
Adeana Young was selected on July 12 to run as the Green Party candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley in the next federal election. (Submitted Photo/Green Party of Canada Skeena-Bulkley Valley EDA)

Greens choose Adeana Young as candidate for Skeena—Bulkley Valley

Young has served on the Old Massett village council and as a School District 50 trustee

Adeana Young was selected on July 12 to run as the Green Party candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley in the next federal election. (Submitted Photo/Green Party of Canada Skeena-Bulkley Valley EDA)
Larry Walker Jr., a former Colorado Rockies player, will not attend all-star events in Denver this week after being “bit” by COVID-19. (National Baseball Hall of Fame)

COVID-19 keeps Larry Walker out of all-star festivities

B.C. baseball great will be inducted into Hall of Fame in September

Larry Walker Jr., a former Colorado Rockies player, will not attend all-star events in Denver this week after being “bit” by COVID-19. (National Baseball Hall of Fame)
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)
Copper staining at the Mitchell deposit. Seabridge Gold announced on July 5 that it had entered into a cost sharing agreement with Eskay Mining Corp. for the construction of the first nine kilometres of an access road to the KSM project. (Seabridge Gold photo)

Seabridge Gold, Eskay Mining reach access road agreement

Companies agree to cost sharing framework for first nine kilometres of Coulter Creek Access Road

Copper staining at the Mitchell deposit. Seabridge Gold announced on July 5 that it had entered into a cost sharing agreement with Eskay Mining Corp. for the construction of the first nine kilometres of an access road to the KSM project. (Seabridge Gold photo)
Hagwilget First Nation is located fewer than five kilometres from New Hazelton. It is home to approximately 220 on-reserve members. (Google Maps photo)

Band council says protestors interfering with important work

Postponed elections now planned for early October

Hagwilget First Nation is located fewer than five kilometres from New Hazelton. It is home to approximately 220 on-reserve members. (Google Maps photo)
Demanding the Chief step down and elections are held, Hagwilget First Nation members protest, by blocking the Band Office. (submitted photo)
Demanding the Chief step down and elections are held, Hagwilget First Nation members protest, by blocking the Band Office. (submitted photo)
Courtesy of City of Renton. The Cedar River Trail experienced a significant undermining, and much of the bank was gone after flooding over the weekend, some of it just feet away from the paved trail.

Flooding risk on the Morice River, starting June 30.

A Hazard Notice for the Morice River was issued June 30, due to potential flooding concerns.

Courtesy of City of Renton. The Cedar River Trail experienced a significant undermining, and much of the bank was gone after flooding over the weekend, some of it just feet away from the paved trail.
Northern Health Connections bus. (File photo)

Northern Health Connections returns bus service to Pre-Pandemic passenger eligibility

Northern Health Connection busses return passenger eligibility to Pre-Pandemic standards

Northern Health Connections bus. (File 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).
Snowmelt running into local streams in Witset have caused the water treatment plant to shut down temporarily (Facebook photo)
Snowmelt running into local streams in Witset have caused the water treatment plant to shut down temporarily (Facebook photo)
Alpine Court Apartments laundry facilities building to be demolished. (Deb Meissner photo)

Demolition of post-fire structure ordered by Smithers town council.

Smithers town council orders demolition of building posing a hazardous condition.

Alpine Court Apartments laundry facilities building to be demolished. (Deb Meissner photo)
A photo of the rising smoke from earlier this evening was captured by a resident. (Submitted/Lakes District News)
A photo of the rising smoke from earlier this evening was captured by a resident. (Submitted/Lakes District News)
The smoke visible from the Poplar mountain fire. (Submitted/Houston Today)

Wildfire in the Poplar mountain vicinity

A wildfire has been spotted in the vicinity of the Poplar mountain,…

The smoke visible from the Poplar mountain fire. (Submitted/Houston Today)