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Northwest Fire Hazard Climbing Again

    Summer heat is expected to return to the northwest, just in time for the long weekend -- and that has the BC Wildfire Management Branch warning campers to be careful with fires.     The fire hazard is once again "high" for virtually the entire Bulkley Valley and Lakes District, ... Read more

Northwest Alliance Seeks Revenue Sharing With Province

A group of northwest officials met today to sign what they're calling a historic agreement that hopes to lead to revenue sharing and resource benefits from the massive economic expansions such as LNG that are currently unfolding. The Northwest BC Resource Benefits Agreement was signed by officials from Terrace, the ... Read more

Terrace Art Gallery Seeks Municipal Funds

The Terrace Art Gallery wants to start receiving regular funding from the city. The gallery's Ann Kantakis told city council that she believes the art gallery should be added to next year's budget and become a municipally funded organization. Kantakis said that while the gallery previously received funding from the ... Read more

Terrace Crime Stats Explained

Terrace has made the Top 10 -- but it's not something the city is likely to be boasting about. Terrace is ranked number 10 in Statistics Canada's Crime Severity Index. R-C-M-P Inspector Dana Hart told City Council last night that while the statistic seems like a sobering one, it's important ... Read more

Hotel Groundbreaking in Kitimat Today

A private ground-breaking of a new hotel to be built in Kitimat will take place today. The Microtel Inn and Suites hotel will be 95-room complex on Dadook Avenue -- and is expected to open next spring. Master-Built Hotels of Calgary says this will be the first BC location -- ... Read more