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Kyle de Medeiros put forward a petition to city council against a damp shelter at the old Elks Hall, sitting behind him are advocates for the shelter including Erica and Robert Davis, Billy Morrison, Steve Burton, Jamie Smith and Tarea Roberge. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

City of Terrace cuts cameras, calls police amid homeless shelter debate

RCMP called to city hall amid petition against southside shelter

The M.V. Island Bay tour boat sunk in Carpenter Bay, off the coast of Haida Gwaii, on Sept. 10, 2022. (Photo: Canadian Coast Guard facebook page)

Transportation Safety Board probes tour boat sinking off Haida Gwaii

M.V. Island Bay went down on Sept. 10 in the shallow waters of a bay on Morseby Island

Prince Rupert tug boat captain Troy Pearson (right) and Charlie Cragg (left) lost their lives on Feb. 11, 2021. Families say the penalty does not do justice. (Photo: supplied)

Transport Canada fines Wainwright Marine $52,000 for 2021 tugboat sinking near Kitimat that killed two

Families and politicians call for stronger rules and harsher penalties to protect tugboat workers

Greater Victoria School District trustees Diane McNally and Rob Paynter were censured by the board and suspended from their duties until October for misconduct relating to bullying and harassment complaints. (Black Press Media file photos)

Judges says Greater Victoria School Board lacked authority to suspend trustees

Diane McNally and Rob Paynter have been reinstated after suspension over alleged bullying

Greater Victoria School District trustees Diane McNally and Rob Paynter were censured by the board and suspended from their duties until October for misconduct relating to bullying and harassment complaints. (Black Press Media file photos)
A Chilliwack psychiatric nurse has accepted a 12-month suspension after engaging in an intimate relationship with a former client.

Chilliwack psychiatric nurse suspended after violating professional boundaries

Ashley Grittner engaged in an intimate relationship with a vulnerable former client

A Chilliwack psychiatric nurse has accepted a 12-month suspension after engaging in an intimate relationship with a former client.
The Aleutian Isle sees the surface for the first time on Sept. 17, over a month after it sank off of San Juan Island. (Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Northwest)

Fuel-leaking fishing boat pulled to surface one month after sinking near Victoria

Ongoing response looks to move the boat without releasing remaining fuel

The Aleutian Isle sees the surface for the first time on Sept. 17, over a month after it sank off of San Juan Island. (Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Northwest)
Family confirmed that Sheri Onstein’s medevac plane was landing just before noon on Friday. (Submitted photo)
Family confirmed that Sheri Onstein’s medevac plane was landing just before noon on Friday. (Submitted photo)
Rebecca Onstein with her mom at the Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace on Sept. 22. (Submitted photo)

‘No place will take her’: No help for Terrace senior in “life or limb” condition

“If they don’t get my mom out she’ll lose her leg or she will die. And that’s not fair,” says daughter

Rebecca Onstein with her mom at the Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace on Sept. 22. (Submitted photo)
Aerial shot of LNG Canada’s Cedar Valley Lodge, which accommodates oil and gas workers on the project site in Kitimat. the Indigenous Resource Network believes the cap would endanger Indigenous investments in oil and gas like this one and others the Haisla First Nation is involved with. (Photo courtesy of LNG Canada)

Indigenous group opposes Liberal government emissions cap policy

Resource Network says policy jeopardizes Indigenous investments in oil and gas projects

Aerial shot of LNG Canada’s Cedar Valley Lodge, which accommodates oil and gas workers on the project site in Kitimat. the Indigenous Resource Network believes the cap would endanger Indigenous investments in oil and gas like this one and others the Haisla First Nation is involved with. (Photo courtesy of LNG Canada)
Greeted by cheering staff, Tour de North participants gather outside Canadian Tire in Williams Lake as they complete their ride. The tour, which started in Fort St. John, saw several challenges including a route change due to the Hudson’s Hope wildfires. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Greeted by cheering staff, Tour de North participants gather outside Canadian Tire in Williams Lake as they complete their ride. The tour, which started in Fort St. John, saw several challenges including a route change due to the Hudson’s Hope wildfires. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The view from a woman's car after she was forced to stop on Bailey Road while driving home early Saturday morning (Sept. 17). A man had placed large orange pylons in the middle of the road, and was later arrested by RCMP. (Facebook Messenger screenshot)

Chilliwack women frightened by unexpected road block

Driving home just after midnight, they came across a man placing pylons in the middle of Bailey Road

The view from a woman's car after she was forced to stop on Bailey Road while driving home early Saturday morning (Sept. 17). A man had placed large orange pylons in the middle of the road, and was later arrested by RCMP. (Facebook Messenger screenshot)
BC Conservation Officer Service said five U.S. citizens fishing on the Dean River near Bella Coola were fined for using barbed hooks. (BC Conservation Officer Facebook photo)

Five U.S. citizens fined for fishing with barbed hooks near Bella Coola

BC Conservation officers caught them during a patrol of the Dean River

BC Conservation Officer Service said five U.S. citizens fishing on the Dean River near Bella Coola were fined for using barbed hooks. (BC Conservation Officer Facebook photo)
A Williams Lake woman said she was a victim of a phone scam where the caller ID showed the call was from TELUS. (File image)

Be wary of cell phone scams, B.C. senior tricked out of $600 warns

A fake customer survey call was how the scammer got an account number

A Williams Lake woman said she was a victim of a phone scam where the caller ID showed the call was from TELUS. (File image)
Curtain raiser of Nisga'a playwright Larry Guno's Bunk # 7 at REM Lee Theatre in Nov 2021. The play is set to tour northern B.C. next month. (Supplied photo)

Soul-searching play set in residential school prepares for reconciliation tour in northern B.C.

The Raven Collective’s production of Bunk #7 by Larry Guno kicks off in Terrace Sept.29

Curtain raiser of Nisga'a playwright Larry Guno's Bunk # 7 at REM Lee Theatre in Nov 2021. The play is set to tour northern B.C. next month. (Supplied photo)
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Suspect in Topley Landing boat theft charged with attempted murder of a police officer

Driver allegedly charged the officer in a stolen vehicle, officer fired his sidearm injuring suspect

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David and Amanda Horvath look over the looming cliff of a landslide behind their home on McConnell Crescent in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

Terrace couple’s ‘dream home’ at risk of sliding into Kitsumkalum River

Families look on helplessly as property erodes into river behind them

David and Amanda Horvath look over the looming cliff of a landslide behind their home on McConnell Crescent in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
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Parents protest outside Nechako Elementary in Kitimat over concerns of accused predator being hired

Coast Mountain School District 82’s hiring practice being questioned as another witness comes forward

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Barrett Jack. (Facebook photo)

Family claims RCMP said man who died in Smithers jail was on ‘suicide watch’

Barrett Jack of Witset died while in custody of Smithers RCMP Sept. 4

Barrett Jack. (Facebook photo)
New Hazelton RCMP locate a significant amount of suspected illicit drugs, 14 rifles, 2 sawed off shotguns, soft and hard body armor, crossbows, and ammunition after an armed robbery on Friday. (Photo provided by the RCMP)

Armed robbery in New Hazelton leads to arrest and seizure of drugs and guns

RCMP say the suspect was known to the victims, who turned him in

New Hazelton RCMP locate a significant amount of suspected illicit drugs, 14 rifles, 2 sawed off shotguns, soft and hard body armor, crossbows, and ammunition after an armed robbery on Friday. (Photo provided by the RCMP)
Smithers RCMP detachment. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Man dies in RCMP custody in Smithers; police cite ‘self-inflicted actions’

An investigation by the B.C. Independent Investigations Office is underway.

Smithers RCMP detachment. (Marisca Bakker photo)