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ATCO Future Fuel is to supply renewable natural gas from a plant in Alberta to Pacific Northern Gas. (Photo courtesy ATCO Future Fuel)

Northern natural gas utility to tap into renewable fuel

Renewable natural gas is more environmentally friendly but will cost more

ATCO Future Fuel is to supply renewable natural gas from a plant in Alberta to Pacific Northern Gas. (Photo courtesy ATCO Future Fuel)
The photocopy of the Soviet era textbook used to teach English which contains a letter from a group of Terrace students. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Professor seeks B.C. students who wrote letter to Soviet school in the ’70s

Letter from Terrace students seeking Soviet pen-pals appeared in 1978 Soviet textbook

The photocopy of the Soviet era textbook used to teach English which contains a letter from a group of Terrace students. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)

Poll-by-poll results: New Democrat Bachrach repeats Terrace election victory

Conservative Claire Rattée received the most votes in Thornhill once again

Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)
Portrait of the Williams family used in a Go Fund Me campaign to raise money for the funeral of Shirley Williams and Jovan Williams who were killed in a police-involved shooting. Shirley is wearing a white hat and Jovan is the taller of the two men. (File photo)

Inquest starts Nov. 1 into police-involved shooting deaths of Granisle mother, son

Incident dates back to April 2016; 2018 IIO report exonerates RCMP officer

Portrait of the Williams family used in a Go Fund Me campaign to raise money for the funeral of Shirley Williams and Jovan Williams who were killed in a police-involved shooting. Shirley is wearing a white hat and Jovan is the taller of the two men. (File photo)
Portrait of the Williams family used in a Go Fund Me campaign to raise money for the funeral of Shirley Williams and Jovan Williams who were killed in a police-involved shooting. Shirley is wearing a white hat and Jovan is the taller of the two men. (File photo)

Inquest starts Nov. 1 into police-involved shooting deaths of Granisle mother, son

Incident dates back to April 2016; 2018 IIO report exonerates RCMP officer

Portrait of the Williams family used in a Go Fund Me campaign to raise money for the funeral of Shirley Williams and Jovan Williams who were killed in a police-involved shooting. Shirley is wearing a white hat and Jovan is the taller of the two men. (File photo)
For sale

Real estate sales continue to increase in region

Prices up in Houston, but drop a bit in Burns Lake

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For sale

Real estate sales continue to increase in region

Prices up in Houston, but drop a bit in Burns Lake

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No serious injuries have been reported but traffic is held up following an accident near Topley this morning (Oct. 7, 2021). (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
No serious injuries have been reported but traffic was held up following an accident near Topley this morning. (Contributed photo)
No serious injuries have been reported but traffic is held up following an accident near Topley this morning (Oct. 7, 2021). (Angelique Houlihan photo/Houston Today)
No serious injuries have been reported but traffic was held up following an accident near Topley this morning. (Contributed photo)
Full time paramedics are coming to the Houston ambulance station. (File photo)

Ambulance station getting full time paramedics

Union gives nod to health minister for decision

Full time paramedics are coming to the Houston ambulance station. (File photo)
Houston and Burns Lake are two of six stations in the north to convert to 24/7 coverage. (Eddie Huband photo/Lakes District News)

Ambulance station getting full time paramedics

Union gives nod to health minister for decision

Houston and Burns Lake are two of six stations in the north to convert to 24/7 coverage. (Eddie Huband photo/Lakes District News)
Northern Health is offering a vaccine clinic once a week. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
Northern Health is ramping up its Houston area vaccine clinic availability. (Angelique Houlihan photo)

Vaccination rates lagging in this area

Rate is lower in rural areas than in village

Northern Health is offering a vaccine clinic once a week. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
Northern Health is ramping up its Houston area vaccine clinic availability. (Angelique Houlihan photo)
response

Burns Lake is one of six to get full time permanent paramedics

Eight paramedics will be needed to ensure the around the clock presence in Burns Lake

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Electric vehicle charging station at the Savory Rest Stop east of Burns Lake. (Plugshare.com photo)

Northwest B.C. electric vehicle fast chargers out of service

Replacement parts proving difficult to acquire due to supply chain disruptions

Electric vehicle charging station at the Savory Rest Stop east of Burns Lake. (Plugshare.com photo)
FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)

How to vote on or before Sept. 20

Mail-in ballots are expected to be taken up by millions of voters

FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)
FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)

How to vote on or before Sept. 20

Mail-in ballots are expected to be taken up by millions of voters

FILE – A voting package for the 2018 electoral reform referendum. Vote-by-mail packages for the 2020 provincial election will look similar, according to information provided by Elections BC. (Katya Slepian - Black Press Media)
Village of Granisle. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)

Granisle employees vote to unionize

Joining District of Houston workers in CUPE Local 2086

Village of Granisle. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)
Village of Granisle. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)

Granisle employees vote to unionize

Joining District of Houston workers in CUPE Local 2086

Village of Granisle. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)
An innovative project to grow forage for moose is underway in the region. (Photo courtesy Forest Enhancement Society of B.C.)

Project underway to increase moose forage

Taking place in an area east of Babine Mountains

An innovative project to grow forage for moose is underway in the region. (Photo courtesy Forest Enhancement Society of B.C.)
The Rotary Club of Burns Lake’s Bill Gilgan Youth Citizen of the Year award went to Rory Creighton. (L-R) Rotary youth committee chair Brent Petersen, Rory Creighton, Steve Wilejto, rotarian Jack Brown and Sandra Barth from the Lakes District Arts Council. In front is John Barth also from the arts council. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News.)

Rory Creighton wins Rotary award

Chosen for volunteering within the community

The Rotary Club of Burns Lake’s Bill Gilgan Youth Citizen of the Year award went to Rory Creighton. (L-R) Rotary youth committee chair Brent Petersen, Rory Creighton, Steve Wilejto, rotarian Jack Brown and Sandra Barth from the Lakes District Arts Council. In front is John Barth also from the arts council. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News.)
Unifor Local 2301 extended its strike notice until midnight on July 24. If no agreement is made, picketing will begin to take place on the road leading to the smelter cafeteria gate and the main smelter gate. (Rio Tinto)

Union extends collective agreement process for another 24 hours: Unifor Local 2301

The deadline extension will give the union an opportunity to satisfy the mandate given by membership

Unifor Local 2301 extended its strike notice until midnight on July 24. If no agreement is made, picketing will begin to take place on the road leading to the smelter cafeteria gate and the main smelter gate. (Rio Tinto)