Rod Link

B.C. Liberal Nechako Lakes MLA John Rustad. (File photo)

Final vote count confirms Rustad victory

This is his fifth electoral victory

B.C. Liberal Nechako Lakes MLA John Rustad. (File photo)
Dan Stuart (Christian Heritage Party - BC photo)

Strong values underpin Christian Heritage Party candidate

He’s also suspicious of the COVID-19 pandemic

Dan Stuart (Christian Heritage Party - BC photo)
Dan Stuart (Christian Heritage Party - BC photo)

Strong values underpin Christian Heritage Party candidate

He’s also suspicious of the COVID-19 pandemic

Dan Stuart (Christian Heritage Party - BC photo)
Anne Marie Sam (BC NDP photo)

NDP candidate battled cancer this spring

Anne Marie Sam says she’s more than ever committed to running for office

Anne Marie Sam (BC NDP photo)
Fribjon Bjornson (File photo)

Manslaughter plea entered for 2012 death

Two others earlier pleaded guilty in murder of Fribjon Bjornson

Fribjon Bjornson (File photo)
A provincial election could be called for this October. (Black Press Media file photo)

Anne Marie Sam seeks NDP nomination for Nechako Lakes riding

She also ran in 2017 but was defeated by BC Liberal John Rustad

A provincial election could be called for this October. (Black Press Media file photo)
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)
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)
Brucejack mine fatality identified

Brucejack mine fatality identified

Patrick Critch was from Newfoundland

Brucejack mine fatality identified
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)
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)
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)
Canfor has extended the closure of its Houston mill. (File picture)

Canfor closure extended to at least middle of May

Company says COVID-19 pandemic has reduced lumber sales

Canfor has extended the closure of its Houston mill. (File picture)
Canfor’s Plateau mill west of Vanderhoof will be reopening soon. (File photo)

Canfor’s Plateau mill to reopen May 11

However, the company’s Houston and Isle Pierre mills will remain closed.

Canfor’s Plateau mill west of Vanderhoof will be reopening soon. (File photo)
The food centre operated by LINK in Burns Lake has been active in meeting the increase in demand stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. This file photo depicts a 2018 event. (File photo)

Area food banks receiving emergency grants in response to COVID-19 impacts

A provincial grant has been the first to be distributed

The food centre operated by LINK in Burns Lake has been active in meeting the increase in demand stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. This file photo depicts a 2018 event. (File photo)
Mid-May at earliest before gas pipeline work resumes

Mid-May at earliest before gas pipeline work resumes

Coastal GasLink also concentrating on COVID-19 precautions

Mid-May at earliest before gas pipeline work resumes