Quinn Bender, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, right, stands with Iskut Band Chief Marie Quock, Thaltan Central Government President Chad Norman Day and Tahltan Band Chief Rick McLean, upon signing the Klappan Plan Aug. 27 near Iskut. (Tahltan Central Government photo)

Tahltan, province sign ‘milestone’ land-use plan for Sacred Headwaters

Klappan Plan includes 20-year deferral on industrial activity

Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, right, stands with Iskut Band Chief Marie Quock, Thaltan Central Government President Chad Norman Day and Tahltan Band Chief Rick McLean, upon signing the Klappan Plan Aug. 27 near Iskut. (Tahltan Central Government photo)
Skeena Watershed reopened for recreational pink and coho

Skeena Watershed reopened for recreational pink and coho

Four sections and tributaries remain closed

Skeena Watershed reopened for recreational pink and coho
Quinn Bender/Terrace Standard                                Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs Norman Moore (Molaxan), left, Robert Campbell (Niisgimiinuu) Robin Alexander (Gwisgyen) join other members of the Gitxsan Crisis Management Team in Terrace July 26.

Gitxsan salmon crisis team appeals for collaboration

Nation calls for extensive conservation measures that go beyond fishing closures

Quinn Bender/Terrace Standard                                Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs Norman Moore (Molaxan), left, Robert Campbell (Niisgimiinuu) Robin Alexander (Gwisgyen) join other members of the Gitxsan Crisis Management Team in Terrace July 26.
Forrest Kerr, is one of three run-of-river hydroelectric projects located purchased by rhe Tahltan Nation. (submitted photo)

Tahltan make largest First Nation clean energy investment in B.C. history

The Northwest B.C. nation is now part owner of a clean energy asset valued at over $2.5 billion

Forrest Kerr, is one of three run-of-river hydroelectric projects located purchased by rhe Tahltan Nation. (submitted photo)
Hwy 37 turnout to Iskut Village (Googlemaps image)                                Hwy 37 turnout to Iskut (Googlemaps image)

Northern B.C. homicides unsettle isolated Tahltan village

Iskut renews plea for RCMP detachment in wake of killings

Hwy 37 turnout to Iskut Village (Googlemaps image)                                Hwy 37 turnout to Iskut (Googlemaps image)
Body, burning truck found near northern B.C. town

Body, burning truck found near northern B.C. town

RCMP unsure if the two separate discoveries are related

Body, burning truck found near northern B.C. town
The CN Rail derailment involved a locomotive and three cars carrying wood pellets on July 18. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)

CN train derailment cleared between Terrace and Prince Rupert

The CN mainline is now open, following a train derailment mid-way between…

The CN Rail derailment involved a locomotive and three cars carrying wood pellets on July 18. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)
Skeena mainstem closed to recreational sockeye

Skeena mainstem closed to recreational sockeye

Escapements expected to be below 800,000 threshold

Skeena mainstem closed to recreational sockeye
Air Canada Jazz’s Bombardier Q-400s will service a new daily route between Terrace and Calgary beginning this fall. (Quinn Bender photo)

Daily flights from Terrace to Calgary coming soon

Air Canada confident LNG-fuelled market can now sustain the long-wanted route

Air Canada Jazz’s Bombardier Q-400s will service a new daily route between Terrace and Calgary beginning this fall. (Quinn Bender photo)
DFO announces openings for fresh water chinook

DFO announces openings for fresh water chinook

Opportunities are few between widespread closures throughout Skeena watershed

DFO announces openings for fresh water chinook
Tahltan reach benefits agreement over Seabridge’s massive KSM gold mine project

Tahltan reach benefits agreement over Seabridge’s massive KSM gold mine project

$308M agreement provides additional billions for Tahltan jobs, contracts

Tahltan reach benefits agreement over Seabridge’s massive KSM gold mine project
Former Nisga’a Lisims Government internet technology manager Andre Cardinal.

Nisga’a Nation seeks gag order against employee making ‘malicious’ claims

IT manager Andre Cardinal goes to Facebook, promises to “educate” members

Former Nisga’a Lisims Government internet technology manager Andre Cardinal.
Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen. (File photo)

Cullen demands action on Ecstall River

Failing to penalize parties involved undermines all salmon conservation efforts, MP says

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen. (File photo)
No charges laid in VIP fishing trip to Ecstall River, anglers told

No charges laid in VIP fishing trip to Ecstall River, anglers told

But DFO says ongoing conversations will limit likelihood of repeat incidents

No charges laid in VIP fishing trip to Ecstall River, anglers told
ARMS is working to bring salmon back to the Alouette River system. (Contributed)

Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs renew fishing ban

Conservation measure part of long-term hopes to revamp permitting process in their territory

ARMS is working to bring salmon back to the Alouette River system. (Contributed)
Search resumes for evidence in hit and run death of Cameron Kerr

Search resumes for evidence in hit and run death of Cameron Kerr

Terrace and Prince Rupert SARs scour Hwy 16 ditches

Search resumes for evidence in hit and run death of Cameron Kerr
B.C. Officers estimate 200 crab were dumped off the side of Skeena Crossing Road near Hazelton.

Another illegal dump of 200 Dungeness crab discovered in northern B.C.

DFO confident new site related to larger April 2 dump

B.C. Officers estimate 200 crab were dumped off the side of Skeena Crossing Road near Hazelton.
Telegraph Creek, pictured last summer, is still recovering from the massive Alkali Lake wildfire last summer. (Jane Philpott Facebook photo)

Fires still burning near Telegraph Creek

BC Wildfire Service assures residents of a proactive plan heading into wildfire season

Telegraph Creek, pictured last summer, is still recovering from the massive Alkali Lake wildfire last summer. (Jane Philpott Facebook photo)
Some of the winners from the 2017 ThriveNorth Business Challenge. (file photo)

Northwest entrepreneurs pitch their plans for cash prizes

ThriveNorth announces 12 finalists in this year’s business challenge

Some of the winners from the 2017 ThriveNorth Business Challenge. (file photo)
About 250 Dungeness crabs illegally discarded off the side of Highway 16 between Moricetown and Hazleton, near Smithers. (Contributed photo)

250 Dungeness crabs illegally dumped off B.C. highway

Fisheries Act prohibits the waste of any fish that is suitable for human consumption.

About 250 Dungeness crabs illegally discarded off the side of Highway 16 between Moricetown and Hazleton, near Smithers. (Contributed photo)