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Man dead, another in hospital after two seperate head-on collisions Wednesday. (File photo)

1 man dead, 1 badly injured in 2 head-on collisions Wednesday: Terrace RCMP

2 separate cars drove into oncoming trucks within less than 2 hours on different roadways

A First Nations house post, shown in a handout photo, is being returned to its home in B.C. after 138 years, including spending the last two decades in storage at Harvard University in Massachusetts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Gitxaala Nation

Return of house post connecting Gitxaala to their ancestors emotional for north coast Nation

Post has been shipped from Harvard University, expected to arrive in Prince Rupert next month

A First Nations house post, shown in a handout photo, is being returned to its home in B.C. after 138 years, including spending the last two decades in storage at Harvard University in Massachusetts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Gitxaala Nation
Penticton resident Doreen Abbott ‘Nana’ failed to arrive at a friend’s house on the evening of Jan. 27 and has not been seen since. Her vehicle was found stuck in snow up Greyback Mountain Rd. on Jan. 28. (Facebook)

Penticton senior missing for 5 days; police call for dash-cam footage

Police are also asking to leave the search to the experts due to difficult terrain, cold weather

Penticton resident Doreen Abbott ‘Nana’ failed to arrive at a friend’s house on the evening of Jan. 27 and has not been seen since. Her vehicle was found stuck in snow up Greyback Mountain Rd. on Jan. 28. (Facebook)
Water flowing through the Clore River work area where Coastal GasLink contractors are digging a trench for a pipeline crossing. (Photo courtesy the Suzuki Foundation)

New fish habitat damage allegations levelled at northwest B.C. pipeline project

Coastal GasLink opponents say water overflowed a dam on Clore River due to inadequate safeguards

Water flowing through the Clore River work area where Coastal GasLink contractors are digging a trench for a pipeline crossing. (Photo courtesy the Suzuki Foundation)
Northern Escape Heli Skiing offers an exclusive package to super rich clients who spend the day skiing and are lodged at the secluded Skeena River Ranch. (Submitted photo)

Heli-ski resort for the super rich pushes back amid public scrutiny

Massive $15M northwest B.C. property sits on ranching land that owners are reviving

Northern Escape Heli Skiing offers an exclusive package to super rich clients who spend the day skiing and are lodged at the secluded Skeena River Ranch. (Submitted photo)
A toxic and illicit drug supply is increasing the number of drug overdose deaths in Terrace and area making the city rank second in the province per capita. (Black Press file photo)

Overdose drug deaths climb in Terrace

Only a portion of Vancouver ranks higher in deaths based on population

A toxic and illicit drug supply is increasing the number of drug overdose deaths in Terrace and area making the city rank second in the province per capita. (Black Press file photo)
A pedestrian was hit near the intersection of Lakelse Avenue and Sparks Street. (File photo)
A pedestrian was hit near the intersection of Lakelse Avenue and Sparks Street. (File photo)
Steelhead Park in downtown Houston, B.C. (File photo)

Houston mayor asks for calm in face of mill closure

‘We’ve been through this before,’ says Shane Brienen

Steelhead Park in downtown Houston, B.C. (File photo)
Canfor announced Jan. 25 it is closing its Houston sawmill but has a plan, if approved, to build a new one. (Black Press file photo)

MLA calls for strong response following Houston mill closure announcement

Support needed for workers, local government, says John Rustad

Canfor announced Jan. 25 it is closing its Houston sawmill but has a plan, if approved, to build a new one. (Black Press file photo)
Cariboo-Prince George Conservative MP Todd Doherty speaks about mental health during a debate in the House Of Commons Thursday. (Video screen shot image)

Quesnel MP Doherty checks in on mental health

Local MP suggests Let’s Talk about wellness

Cariboo-Prince George Conservative MP Todd Doherty speaks about mental health during a debate in the House Of Commons Thursday. (Video screen shot image)
Non-functional, unsecured sediment fence allows contaminated water to flow through. (Photo courtesy of EAO)

$213K fine issued to Coastal GasLink pipeline for environmental breach near Kitimat

Environmental Assessment Office issued penalty for non-compliance with environmental regulations

Non-functional, unsecured sediment fence allows contaminated water to flow through. (Photo courtesy of EAO)
Canfor is closing its Houston sawmill in April, calling the move temporary pending a decision to build a new one. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Canfor closing its Houston mill in April

Closure being called ‘temporary’ pending decision to build a new facility

Canfor is closing its Houston sawmill in April, calling the move temporary pending a decision to build a new one. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Missing man Leon Sinclair is now officially on the RCMP wanted list. (Photo courtesy the RCMP)

Missing man now wanted by RCMP

Leon Sinclair reported to have been in Prince Rupert and Terrace

Missing man Leon Sinclair is now officially on the RCMP wanted list. (Photo courtesy the RCMP)
The level crossing, which features a twisty ‘s’ curve for traffic crossing over CN’s tracks, is the last of its kind along Hwy 16 within B.C. (Rod Link/Terrace Standard)
The level crossing, which features a twisty ‘s’ curve for traffic crossing over CN’s tracks, is the last of its kind along Hwy 16 within B.C. (Rod Link/Terrace Standard)
“Down” use drives up overdose rate in Terrace and area. (Black Press file photo)

Health authority urges drug testing following surge in overdoses

Substance known as “down” contains deadly fentanyl

“Down” use drives up overdose rate in Terrace and area. (Black Press file photo)
Lumber operations at Apollo Forest Products in Fort St. James, Lakeland Mills in Prince George, and Nechako Lumber Co. in Vanderhoof will be temporarily curtailed. (File photo )

Sinclar announces temporary curtailment of several northwest B.C. mill operations

Effective Jan. 30, operations in Fort St. James, Prince George and Vanderhoof will be affected

Lumber operations at Apollo Forest Products in Fort St. James, Lakeland Mills in Prince George, and Nechako Lumber Co. in Vanderhoof will be temporarily curtailed. (File photo )
Gigantic prefabricated LNG processing units, called trains, are to liquefy natural gas. Phase one of the project will see two of these trains go into operation. Production would double in phase 2 as two more trains go online. (Michael Bramadat-Wilcock photo)

LNG Canada, BC Hydro explore electrification options

Time frame to complete transmission infrastructure raises emission reduction concerns

Gigantic prefabricated LNG processing units, called trains, are to liquefy natural gas. Phase one of the project will see two of these trains go into operation. Production would double in phase 2 as two more trains go online. (Michael Bramadat-Wilcock photo)
Canfor’s mill in Houston remains closed because of weekend fire. (File photo)

Fire delays Houston Canfor mill full re-opening

Firefighters spent five hours bringing the blaze under control

Canfor’s mill in Houston remains closed because of weekend fire. (File photo)
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