Jackie Lieuwen

Export laws are threatening Northwest forestry companies: loggers association

Export laws are threatening Northwest forestry companies: loggers association

Companies say domestic mills can buy timber below harvest cost

Export laws are threatening Northwest forestry companies: loggers association
Free fishing allowed for Family Fishing Weekend

Free fishing allowed for Family Fishing Weekend

Most fishing is being offered for free this weekend in recognition of a celebrated family tradition

Free fishing allowed for Family Fishing Weekend
Skeena First Nations push for full closure of recreational fishery

Skeena First Nations push for full closure of recreational fishery

Eight First Nations on the Skeena River watershed say DFO’s chinook restrictions isn’t enough

Skeena First Nations push for full closure of recreational fishery
Stewart Dr. Brenda Huff, left, and Houston Dr. Onuora Odoh, right, receive the Award of Excellence from the Rural Coordination Centre of B.C. at a BC Rural Health Conference May 12. (Sharon Mah photo)

Northwest family doctors win awards for B.C. launch of CHANGE Program

Program brings together healthcare professionals to help people make long-term lifestyle changes

Stewart Dr. Brenda Huff, left, and Houston Dr. Onuora Odoh, right, receive the Award of Excellence from the Rural Coordination Centre of B.C. at a BC Rural Health Conference May 12. (Sharon Mah photo)
Photo contributed                                Majour Payne is a tank-style monster truck that is a new feature for the Malicious Monster Truck Tour.

Malicious Monster Truck Tour coming to Northwest B.C. this summer

It’s the first time in 20 years monster trucks have rolled past Prince George for a northern show

Photo contributed                                Majour Payne is a tank-style monster truck that is a new feature for the Malicious Monster Truck Tour.
Tyler Dozzi, middle, and fellow Team Canada runners take the podium after collectively winning first in the Pan American championship last Saturday. The team won because it had the most high ranking runners than any other team, with athletes in second, third, fourth and seventh. In photo on the podium for Canada is Marcus Kemp (23rd), Thomas Nobbs (3rd), and Max Turek (7th) in back. In front is Brandon Bail (19th), Tyler Dozzi (2nd), and Andrew Alexander (4th). (Photo contributed)

B.C. runner takes silver at Pan American cross-country championships

Tyler Dozzi’s medal pushes U20 Team Canada to gold finish

Tyler Dozzi, middle, and fellow Team Canada runners take the podium after collectively winning first in the Pan American championship last Saturday. The team won because it had the most high ranking runners than any other team, with athletes in second, third, fourth and seventh. In photo on the podium for Canada is Marcus Kemp (23rd), Thomas Nobbs (3rd), and Max Turek (7th) in back. In front is Brandon Bail (19th), Tyler Dozzi (2nd), and Andrew Alexander (4th). (Photo contributed)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix at the Terrace hospital Feb. 9 to announce plans for a new Mills Memorial Hospital.

B.C. Health Minister announces plan for new hospital in Terrace

“This means more beds, a level three trauma centre, better surgery and better care,” Health Minister Adrian Dix said.

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix at the Terrace hospital Feb. 9 to announce plans for a new Mills Memorial Hospital.
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Northwest woman sentenced for manslaughter in Vancouver

Samantha Doolan, 30, killed 28-year-old Lauren McLellan outside the Caprice Nightclub almost two years ago

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Northwest B.C. lawyer receives civil courage award

Northwest B.C. lawyer receives civil courage award

Alayne Fleischmann honoured for speaking out against bank scandal

Northwest B.C. lawyer receives civil courage award
BC Ambulance employees present Barrie and Diana Stephen each with a Vital Link Award for saving each other live’s through CPR. In photo from left is paramedic Scott Peden, who helped the couple when Barrie fell into cardiac arrest in 2015, and northwest district BC Ambulance manager Mike Sorensen. In the middle are Barrie and Diana Stephen and on right is BC Ambulance Terrace unit chief Cheryl Spencer.

Northwest husband and wife honoured for saving each other’s lives

BC Ambulance presented each a Vital Link Award for administering CPR

BC Ambulance employees present Barrie and Diana Stephen each with a Vital Link Award for saving each other live’s through CPR. In photo from left is paramedic Scott Peden, who helped the couple when Barrie fell into cardiac arrest in 2015, and northwest district BC Ambulance manager Mike Sorensen. In the middle are Barrie and Diana Stephen and on right is BC Ambulance Terrace unit chief Cheryl Spencer.
New funding opens for industry innovation

New funding opens for industry innovation

Northern Development Initiative Trust opened new funds, focused on areas impacted by the pine beetle

New funding opens for industry innovation
Three members of the Passenger Transportation Board fielded the public hearing in Terrace Dec. 12. The board will make its decision on Greyhound’s request in early-2018.

Regional leaders unite at Terrace Greyhound hearings

Greyhound answers questions, public concerns at Passenger Transportation Board meeting

Three members of the Passenger Transportation Board fielded the public hearing in Terrace Dec. 12. The board will make its decision on Greyhound’s request in early-2018.
Greyhound calls for public transportation fund

Greyhound calls for public transportation fund

Made-for-the-north proposal would open northern routes to bidding process

Greyhound calls for public transportation fund
Public input invited on Greyhound’s request to withdraw

Public input invited on Greyhound’s request to withdraw

Passenger Transportation Board holding public meetings in Terrace, Smithers, P.G. and Fort St. John

Public input invited on Greyhound’s request to withdraw
Northern B.C. leaders secure meeting with Greyhound

Northern B.C. leaders secure meeting with Greyhound

The hope is to work with Greyhound and find options to stay

Northern B.C. leaders secure meeting with Greyhound
Kermode bear trapped in Terrace and relocated

Kermode bear trapped in Terrace and relocated

The kermode that’s been hanging around town has now been returned to the wild

Kermode bear trapped in Terrace and relocated
Tour de Rock vlog episode 1: The Observatory Hill

Tour de Rock vlog episode 1: The Observatory Hill

Black Press media rider Arnold Lim, tests his hill biking four years after his last foray with the Cops for Cancer, Tour de Rock.

Tour de Rock vlog episode 1: The Observatory Hill
The B.C. Federation of Fly Fishers says anglers overcrowding the banks of the Skeena River is just a symptom of a greater dysfunction in fisheries management in B.C. 

Does B.C. need a Fisheries Ministry?

Anglers overcrowding the banks of the Skeena River is just a symptom of the greater dysfunction in fisheries management in B.C.

The B.C. Federation of Fly Fishers says anglers overcrowding the banks of the Skeena River is just a symptom of a greater dysfunction in fisheries management in B.C. 
It's an agonizing journey for those caught in the middle of the medication crackdown in B.C.

B.C. medical shift is necessary but painful

People on high doses of opioid prescriptions are being weaned down as the B.C. medical field responds to research revealing harms.

It's an agonizing journey for those caught in the middle of the medication crackdown in B.C.

Houston Canfor studies inventory

Canfor is completing a shadow analysis to protect their timber rights and verify forest inventory.