Power Outage April 18th

Notice to Community Members - the power will be out Thursday April 18th from 6:00am to 6:00 pm from just north of Terrace including all of the Nass Valley, Meziadin Junction and District of Stewart. Note – Rosswood is not impacted by this outage.

TO OUR CUSTOMERS:

This outage is required to allow crews to safely upgrade the power system with the goal of improved performance and system reliability.

As of 11:42pm the Tsunami Warning for Zone A - North Coast and Haida Gwaii has been downgraded to an advisory.  As such, Gingolx evacuees and those that went to higher ground have been given clearance to return to their homes in Gingolx.

The NLG EOC will be deactivating for the evening.

PRESS RELEASE

Laxgalts‚Äôap, BC ‚Äì Saturday October, 27, 2012 ‚Äì a 7.7 magnitude earthquake occurred this evening off the coast of Haida Gwaii.   Effects of the quake were felt in Laxgalt‚Äôsap and we have also received reports from New Aiyansh and Terrace that the quake was felt in those locations as well.

Sections along Cranberry Connector, specifically the Kitine & Headly Mainlines are closed to public users during construction of the Northwest Transmission Line.

These are roads that branch off the Cranberry Connecter, the connector itself is open, however a spokesperson for the construction crew advises mortorists for their own safety to read and obey posted signs.There are two advisory signs located at each access point to the connector,  one is at the entrance off of Highway 113 and the other at the entrance off of Highway 37.

Date: July 18, 2012

Location: Diksangiik Bridge site

Time: 11am-3pm

A planned and scheduled power outage will occur for residents of Laxgaltsap and Gingolx. At the same time the highway will be closed on Wednesday July 18, 2012 between the hours of 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM at the Diksangiik Bridge Site.

This is necessary in order to facilitate Hydro final relocation of hydro poles at the construction site.

The project is expected to be completed, paved, & open for use by the public as at July 27, 2012.

Effectve immediately, July 13, 2012, until further notice, all open burning is prohibited within Nisga'a Lands. This measure is undertaken to limit the risk of starting forest fires.

This prohibition does not apply to areas regulated by village government burning laws.

Where village or regional bylaws are in place governing the use of open fire or smoke management; contact those authorities for more information before starting a fire.

These restrictions are published under the authority of Section 57 (3)(a)(i) of the Nisga'a Forest Act.

Flooding

Nisga'a Highway Both directions - Flooding 1 km north of W.D. McKay Bridge west. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated Mon Jun 25 at 11:08 am PDT. (ID# 134196)

After a rock slide at approximately 11:00am yesterday, the Nisga'a highway at Lava Lake re-opened to two lane traffic just after 5:00pm.

Rock Slide

Nisga'a Highway Both directions - Road reopened 20 km south of New Aiyansh. Updated on Mon Apr 30 at 5:06 pm. (ID# 133620)

Winter Storm Warning

Issued at 9:30 AM PST Friday 16 December 2011

Summary

Heavy snowfall up to 20 cm and freezing rain expected in the Terrace to Kitimat area today. Additional snowfall amount up to 20 cm near Terrace tonight. Rainfall amount up to 75 mm near Kitimat tonight and Saturday. This is a warning that dangerous winter weather conditions are expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements.

Details

Shoulder Wash Out from Gitwinksihlkw (Canyon City) to Greenville (36 km). Road is open to Two-Way Traffic. Drive with caution. Obey all signs. Updated on Mon Sep 26 at 6:17 am. (ID# 116570)

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