PEP Workshop

The Provincial Emergency Program (PEP) sponsored Elected Officials
Workshops will be taking place throughout March and April, 2009 in 20
different communities throughout British Columbia.

The Terrace Workshop is scheduled for Thursday, 16 April ‘09 from 10:00 – 14:00
at the Terrace Fire Hall.

Objectives:  The primary purpose of the workshops is threefold:

BC Language Initiative Proposal Call



The First People's Heritage, Language and Culture Council has issued a Proposal Call for 2009-2010 British Columbia Language Initiative.

The deadline for applications is February 27, 2009 at 4:30 pm. Faxes will not be accepted.

Further details and and application forms are available at their website.

In Memory of Stan Hagen

January 21, 2009

The Honourable Gordon Campbell
Premier of British Columbia
Office of the Premier
Victoria, BC    V8W 9E1

Dear Honourable Campbell:

The Nisga'a Nation is deeply saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Minister Stan Hagen.

Chiropractic Services in the Nass

The Nisga'a Valley Health Authority (NVHA) is pleased to announce that as of February 6, 2009 we will be receiving Chiropractic Services here in the Nass Valley.

This will be a trial period of 6 weeks to determine the need for this service in our Valley.

The Clinic will be held in Gitwinksihlkw on a weekly basis on Fridays

NVHA has contracted this service out to Lutz & Marshall Chiropractic Services Ltd. from Prince Rupert, BC.

Clients will not be charged any fees. This will be covered by NVHA. 

Clearing the Road, High Water in Gingolx

Work continues on clearing the debris from the highway between Laxgalts'ap and Gingolx.

More photos are available the the Photo Albums.

Some photos of the high water in Gingolx are available here.

Avalanche Forecast Updated Friday Feb 6 5 pm

---------- Terrace & Coastal Areas ----------
  Saturday Sunday Monday
Alpine 4 - HIGH

Fog & Black Ice Terrace to Aiyansh

From Drive BC:

Fog and Black Ice from Junction with Highway 16, in Terrace to New Aiyansh (96.3 km). Updated Thu Jan 15 at 6:15 am. (ID# 74530)

Road Update

Update: 5:30 pm Wednesday
The highway opened to single lane alternating traffic at approx.5:20pm. Hydro is currently on site repairing the line that was damaged as a result of of the slides. NNC will be back on site at daylight tommorrow to remove the remaining debris material to the approved dump site. We are optimistic that we will have two lane traffic restored late tommorrow.

Kincolith Volunteers Save the Day!

Info from Mac Trimble, Villager Volunteerand ESWK Class

With the downpour of rain and quick melting of snow, the Village of Gingolx was faced with the threat of a major flood.

Gingolx Working Together in Trying Times

From Alvin Nelson:

"I've never seen anything like this before.  Mother Nature is telling us that we should take care of her forests and to stop polluting the air.  Just shooting off here. Seriously, the community had over 140 individuals come out to help each other during tense times because for a while the thinking was that the rain in addition to the 24 foot tide would wash everything out.


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