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John Rustad. (File photo)

MLA says government support for forest industry is lacking

Budget also affects natural gas consumers in the region

John Rustad. (File photo)
A shortage of wood pellets have had pellet stove owners looking far and wide for the product. (Pixabay Image)

Regional wood pellet shortage forces rationing

New suppliers being found

A shortage of wood pellets have had pellet stove owners looking far and wide for the product. (Pixabay Image)
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B.C. First Nation ordered to pay $30,000 for ex-chief’s ‘vulgar’ remark

Former Nee Tahi Buhn councillor had filed complaint

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Derailment forces VIA passenger train cancellation

Derailment forces VIA passenger train cancellation

Refunds being offered to passengers

Derailment forces VIA passenger train cancellation
Chair, vice chair named for regional district board

Chair, vice chair named for regional district board

Committee chairs also named for 2020

Chair, vice chair named for regional district board
A train went off the rails on Jan. 7, 2020 on the CN mainline near Kitwanga in northwestern B.C. (Facebook Photo)

PHOTO: CN Rail train derails near Kitwanga

Company says no dangerous goods involved

A train went off the rails on Jan. 7, 2020 on the CN mainline near Kitwanga in northwestern B.C. (Facebook Photo)
Workers’ camp at LNG facility in Kitimat takes shape

Workers’ camp at LNG facility in Kitimat takes shape

Extensive worker camp now being assembled

Workers’ camp at LNG facility in Kitimat takes shape
The provincial ambulance service won’t be adding four-wheel drive vehicles to its northern and rural fleet. (Photo courtesy B.C. Emergency Health Services Commission)

No four-wheel drive ambulances for the north

Aren’t suitable for paramedics or patients

The provincial ambulance service won’t be adding four-wheel drive vehicles to its northern and rural fleet. (Photo courtesy B.C. Emergency Health Services Commission)
Police tape marks the front area of a Cataline Court residence where a shooting took the life of a man Nov. 10. (Houston Today photo)

Police probe Cataline Court homicide

Shooting reported on Nov. 10

Police tape marks the front area of a Cataline Court residence where a shooting took the life of a man Nov. 10. (Houston Today photo)
Canfor workers here are eligible for early retirement bridging payments. (file photo)

Early retirement money available for local mill workers

But reading the fine print is important

Canfor workers here are eligible for early retirement bridging payments. (file photo)
Worker aid package details are elusive

Worker aid package details are elusive

Province announces $69 million for affected forest workers

Worker aid package details are elusive
Worker aid package details are elusive

Worker aid package details are elusive

Province announces $69 million for affected forest workers

Worker aid package details are elusive
Both Canfor mills in Houston and Vanderhoof are on a four-day week schedule for the foreseeable future following a week-long closure at the beginning of the month. (Black Press files)

Canfor applies for federal workshare program

Employees eligible for benefits on days not working

Both Canfor mills in Houston and Vanderhoof are on a four-day week schedule for the foreseeable future following a week-long closure at the beginning of the month. (Black Press files)
Canfor closing Houston mill for one week

Canfor closing Houston mill for one week

And shifting to a four-day week this fall

Canfor closing Houston mill for one week
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Retired Northern Health official: Managers should have to eat the same food served in hospitals

Former chief medical health officer says hospitals are relying too much on “corporate food”

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Houston man faces multiple charges following fire

Houston man faces multiple charges following fire

Police and man trapped between burning structure and brush fire

Houston man faces multiple charges following fire
Haida elder Jiixa (Gladys Vandal) is presented with an honorary doctorate by Ralph Nilson, VIU president and vice-chancellor, left, and Louise Mandell, VIU chancellor, at the university’s convocation ceremony Monday. (CHRIS BUSH/Black Press Media)

Haida ‘wisdom-keepers’ receive university’s highest honours

Nine Haida elders presented with honourary doctorates for preserving Haida language and culture

Haida elder Jiixa (Gladys Vandal) is presented with an honorary doctorate by Ralph Nilson, VIU president and vice-chancellor, left, and Louise Mandell, VIU chancellor, at the university’s convocation ceremony Monday. (CHRIS BUSH/Black Press Media)
The Seven Sisters mental health facility on the grounds of Mills Memorial Hospital will be torn down, but a new and larger one is to be built. (file photo)

New Seven Sisters replacement confirmed

Mental health facility will have 25 beds, up from 20 in current facility

The Seven Sisters mental health facility on the grounds of Mills Memorial Hospital will be torn down, but a new and larger one is to be built. (file photo)
Terrace hospital’s business plan approved

Terrace hospital’s business plan approved

Health Minister’s announcement opens door to construction phase

Terrace hospital’s business plan approved
BC Hydro’s Skeena Substation is a key part of the electrical network in the region. But more capacity and infrastructure would be needed to service all of the crown corporation’s potential LNG customers. (File photo)

New power line needed for LNG project

Would connect Site C to LNG plant at Kitimat

BC Hydro’s Skeena Substation is a key part of the electrical network in the region. But more capacity and infrastructure would be needed to service all of the crown corporation’s potential LNG customers. (File photo)