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Findings from Terrace’s parking study presented to council

Terrace council has been given the key findings from their parking study. The MMM group began the parking study last fall and also did public consultations to gather feedback. Recommendations include better parking enforcement and better signage so drivers know how long they have to use the parking spot. Mayor Carol Leclerc says the city will also looking redefining the ... Read More »

Yukon makes National Aboriginal Day a paid holiday

Yukon is adding a holiday to the territorial calendar and beginning next month, will join the Northwest Territories in recognizing National Aboriginal Day. Politicians on both sides of the house voted unanimously to adopt the holiday to be celebrated each June 21st. Community Services Minister John Streicker says making the day a paid holiday sends a signal to the rest ... Read More »

Stolen truck found on fire in Williams Lake

A stolen truck that was found on fire in Williams Lake has police asking for the public’s help. RCMP say a Freightliner was stolen from the parking lot at the Ramada Inn. Police say it was stolen in the evening of May 5th or the early hours of May 6th. The vehicle was then found on fire on Highway 20. ... Read More »

High water levels, heavy rainfall forecast could increase flood risk in the province’s south-central region

The provincial government says increased water levels are expected to cause more flooding along Nicola Lake and river in the province’s south-central region. The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations says Nicola Lake is rising 24 centimetres a day, which is a rate of more than 40 per cent higher than the previous historical maximum. Thunderstorms with isolated heavy ... Read More »

Polls open across the province as election day arrives

It’s election day in B.C. and New Democratic Party Leader John Horgan will spend most of it helping NDP voters get to the polls in up-for-grabs ridings in Coquitlam, Vancouver and Surrey. It’s a departure from the expected election day itinerary for party leaders, which usually sees them returning to their home riding to vote and await the election outcome. ... Read More »

Kitimat starting up their annual spring cleaning

Spring cleaning is now underway in Kitimat. On Saturday, residents will gather at the Riverlodge and take part in a community clean-up. Staff will then conduct a residential pick-ups from May 15 to May 26. The district says they will also wave limits on bags and cans from the 23rd to the 26th to allow residents to get rid of ... Read More »

Police find human remains and items believed to belong to missing Alaskan man

Mounties believe they have found the remains of a missing Alaskan man. Dease Lake RCMP say the remains were discovered in the immediate area where Anthony Adevai’s vehicle was found last November. A search by a number of area SAR teams discovered the human remains as well as several pieces of clothing and items believed to belong to Adevai. The ... Read More »

Liberal Leader Christy Clark makes a stop at Thornhill Pub

Liberal Leader Christy Clark is making her way through the northwest as the election inches closer. Clark joined Skeena Liberal candidate Ellis Ross at the Thornhill Pub to talk with supporters and encourage them to cast their ballots. Clark also said Ross and the Liberals will fight to bring good paying jobs to the northwest and not allow the U.S. ... Read More »

RCMP remind motorists to report impaired drivers following incidents in Terrace

The RCMP are encouraging the public to report drunk drivers after two were pulled off Terrace roads. Mounties say they were called to the area of Kalum Street and Graham Avenue around 8 p.m. last Tuesday after reports of a hit and run into a parked vehicle. Police located the suspect in his damaged vehicle shortly afterwards. Police say the ... Read More »

Kitimat council looking at the future of Haisla Bridge

The Haisla Bridge in Kitimat is nearing the end of its useful life and the city is deciding whether to replace or repair it. Mayor Phil Germuth says issues with the bridge came to light during the smelter modernization with weight and size restrictions. He says if any other major industrial project gets underway, the bridge could become a major ... Read More »