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RCMP deployed on Morice Forest Service Road near Houston in November 2021. (Gidimt’en Checkpoint Facebook Photo)

RCMP, Coastal GasLink deny conspiring with private security firm to intimidate Wet’suwet’en protestors

Police assert that their response was “commensurate with the circumstances”

RCMP deployed on Morice Forest Service Road near Houston in November 2021. (Gidimt’en Checkpoint Facebook Photo)
New Village of Telkwa Council from left to right: Councillors Annette Morgan, Lee Ewald, Mayor Leroy Dekens, Councillors Simon Schat and Cathy Frenette. (Deb Meissner photo)

Telkwa Council meeting at a glance

Grants and Bylaws took up much of Council’s time

New Village of Telkwa Council from left to right: Councillors Annette Morgan, Lee Ewald, Mayor Leroy Dekens, Councillors Simon Schat and Cathy Frenette. (Deb Meissner photo)
on Jan.14 at 2 p.m. John Rustad addressed concerns of the over 50 people who gathered at Brewstir's Cafe. 
 They were there in opposition  of the passing of Bill 36 and mandatory vaccines. They were led to open the session with prayer and then welcomed John Rustad, who very openly told the circumstances of why he's now an Independant MLA.

MLA pushes back against mandatory vaccination possibility

Health care workers can manage COVID risk, says John Rustad

on Jan.14 at 2 p.m. John Rustad addressed concerns of the over 50 people who gathered at Brewstir's Cafe. 
 They were there in opposition  of the passing of Bill 36 and mandatory vaccines. They were led to open the session with prayer and then welcomed John Rustad, who very openly told the circumstances of why he's now an Independant MLA.
Representatives from Skeena Resources and Gitanyow Nation pose for a photograph. The mining company’s Eskay Creek Revitalization project is the first project to be assessed under the WSAP Pilot Program with the Gitanyow Nation.(Submitted photo)

Gitanyow Nation assesses Skeena Resources under their new sustainability program

The Eskay Creek Revitalization project is the first project to be assessed under WSAP pilot program

Representatives from Skeena Resources and Gitanyow Nation pose for a photograph. The mining company’s Eskay Creek Revitalization project is the first project to be assessed under the WSAP Pilot Program with the Gitanyow Nation.(Submitted photo)
Former Vancouver Canucks’ enforcer Gino Odjick outside Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday June 29, 2014.(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck )

B.C. First Nations mourn loss of Vancouver Canucks enforcer Gino Odjick

The former Canucks enforcer remembered for his ‘great influence’ on Indigenous youths

Former Vancouver Canucks’ enforcer Gino Odjick outside Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday June 29, 2014.(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck )
Alpine Al represents Smithers on Main Street 24/7, 365 days a year. His horn has been broken off twice in the past month. (File photo)

Alpine Al attacked again

Main Street statue vandalized again

Alpine Al represents Smithers on Main Street 24/7, 365 days a year. His horn has been broken off twice in the past month. (File photo)
Heavy equipment at work at Coastal GasLink pipeline crossing at the Clore River in northwestern B.C. (David Suzuki Foundation photo)
Heavy equipment at work at Coastal GasLink pipeline crossing at the Clore River in northwestern B.C. (David Suzuki Foundation photo)
Kitimat, B.C. RCMP detachment. (The Northern Sentinel photo)

Man injured in incident with police

Officers were responding to early morning break in at a business on Jan. 13

Kitimat, B.C. RCMP detachment. (The Northern Sentinel photo)
Smithers Town Hall. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Smithers supports another group applying for the same grant

Town applying for grant money, other groups want the same cash

Smithers Town Hall. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Smithers Town Hall. ((Marisca Bakker photo))

Smithers planner awarded childcare plan contract

Project intended to address gap in childcare availability in town

Smithers Town Hall. ((Marisca Bakker photo))
Muddy debris could be harbouring the larvae of the invasive Zebra Mussel or invasive plant seeds. (East Kootenay Invasive Species Council photo)
Muddy debris could be harbouring the larvae of the invasive Zebra Mussel or invasive plant seeds. (East Kootenay Invasive Species Council photo)
Tarea Roberge of the Kermode Friendship Society speaks at a town hall meeting she organized at the society’s downtown location on Jan. 14. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

New lease on life for evacuated Terrace tenants

Local non-profit to share hotel costs with BC Housing

Tarea Roberge of the Kermode Friendship Society speaks at a town hall meeting she organized at the society’s downtown location on Jan. 14. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
Drug bust at same residence in Smithers for second time in weeks. (file photo)

Police make second drug bust in less than a month at same Smithers residence

Drugs seized include suspected methamphetamine, cocaine and fentanyl; two suspects arrested

Drug bust at same residence in Smithers for second time in weeks. (file photo)
Smithers RCMP Detachment. (Deb Meissner photo)

Houston man charged in firearms offence in Smithers hotel

Altercation at hotel in Smithers causes evacuation

Smithers RCMP Detachment. (Deb Meissner photo)
At 82, Bruce Ives from Daajing Giids broke the Guinness World Record as the oldest male to perform a headstand. (Photo: Megan Romas’ Facebook)
At 82, Bruce Ives from Daajing Giids broke the Guinness World Record as the oldest male to perform a headstand. (Photo: Megan Romas’ Facebook)
Bonnie Forsythe with her family at the Coachman Apartments complex in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

‘Feeling like we’re drowning’: Tenants of rundown Terrace building fear for future

Tenants living in “shocking” conditions fear losing what little they have left

Bonnie Forsythe with her family at the Coachman Apartments complex in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
Haida artist Yahl ‘Aadas (Cori Savard) created the design featured on the 2023 $200 coin in the Royal Canadian Mint’s Celebrating Canada’s Diversity series. (Photo: Royal Canadian Mint’s website)
Haida artist Yahl ‘Aadas (Cori Savard) created the design featured on the 2023 $200 coin in the Royal Canadian Mint’s Celebrating Canada’s Diversity series. (Photo: Royal Canadian Mint’s website)
Chief Samuel Schooner of Nuxalk Nation speaks at a press conference in Williams Lake Jan. 12, appealing for information regarding the disappearance if Carl Schooner Jr. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: ‘This is a parent’s worst nightmare’; father of missing Bella Coola man

A $10,000 reward offered for information regarding disappearance of Carl Schooner Jr.

Chief Samuel Schooner of Nuxalk Nation speaks at a press conference in Williams Lake Jan. 12, appealing for information regarding the disappearance if Carl Schooner Jr. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A Russian bomb lands near Samsung’s headquarters in Kyiv, Ukraine. (Photo by Phil Bialobzyski)

Putin’s unwelcome wake up call

Ukraine is now facing an even colder, darker, winter

  • Jan 12, 2023
A Russian bomb lands near Samsung’s headquarters in Kyiv, Ukraine. (Photo by Phil Bialobzyski)
View from above of erosion threatening homes on McConnell Crescent in Terrace. (McElhanney/Kitsumkalum Flood Mitigation Plan)

Terrace landslide victims sue city and local developer

Landslide was ‘lying in plain sight’, says lawyer

View from above of erosion threatening homes on McConnell Crescent in Terrace. (McElhanney/Kitsumkalum Flood Mitigation Plan)
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