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Bath time for babies. Prince Rupert SPCA Lock-in for Love fundraiser will help with shelter costs. A P.R. foster family took in a mom and six puppies in March 2021 for individualized family-based care. (Photo: Supplied/K-J Millar)

Come lock-in that love at the Prince Rupert SPCA

The June 23 event is being held in 2 sessions for participants to generate much-needed donations

Bath time for babies. Prince Rupert SPCA Lock-in for Love fundraiser will help with shelter costs. A P.R. foster family took in a mom and six puppies in March 2021 for individualized family-based care. (Photo: Supplied/K-J Millar)
Prince Rupert RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Jessie Wyant Millwater. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Jessie Wyant Millwater. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
“I’ll protect you from the bath water little bro,” said one puppy to the other. Prince Rupert SPCA Lock-in for Love fundraiser will help with medical care rehabilitation cost for animals in the shelter and foster care. (Photo: supplied/K-J Millar)

Come lock-in that love at the Prince Rupert SPCA

The June 23 event is being held in 2 sessions for participants to generate much-needed donations

“I’ll protect you from the bath water little bro,” said one puppy to the other. Prince Rupert SPCA Lock-in for Love fundraiser will help with medical care rehabilitation cost for animals in the shelter and foster care. (Photo: supplied/K-J Millar)
Prince Rupert is the first marine location in Canada to have immigration preclearance implemented for easier ferry access to Alaska from B.C. The Alaska Marine Highway MV Matanuska passengers onboard Auke Bay Ferry Terminal Jan. 30, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

Prince Rupert is first marine location in Canada for U.S. border preclearance

Travel will be more efficient at the Alaska Marine Highway System Ferry terminal

Prince Rupert is the first marine location in Canada to have immigration preclearance implemented for easier ferry access to Alaska from B.C. The Alaska Marine Highway MV Matanuska passengers onboard Auke Bay Ferry Terminal Jan. 30, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Students from Spectrum Dancer Studio performed their last recital under the banner of the 30 year old school on June 18, at the Lester Centre. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Spectrum Dance Studio’s final curtain

The dance school will close it’s doors on June 30 after 30 years

Students from Spectrum Dancer Studio performed their last recital under the banner of the 30 year old school on June 18, at the Lester Centre. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Brendan Eshom is a name to watch for in Prince Rupert, at 19 he has already been a city basketball champ, website and app developer as well as First Nations language advocate and promoter. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert man receives prestigious 2022 Reconciliation Award from Office of Lieutenant Governor

Award recipient also wins $40,000 scholarship noting efforts with Smalgyax language preservation

Brendan Eshom is a name to watch for in Prince Rupert, at 19 he has already been a city basketball champ, website and app developer as well as First Nations language advocate and promoter. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Soapbox derby racers rev up during the 2022 Seafest celebrations in Prince Rupert on June 11. Thousands of people attended from around the Northcoast to enjoy the 44th summer kick-off in the city and the first since the pandemic rained on the parade three years ago. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Colours and smiles abound for Seafest 2022, in Prince Rupert

The 44th annual community event drew participants from Smithers and Terrace

Soapbox derby racers rev up during the 2022 Seafest celebrations in Prince Rupert on June 11. Thousands of people attended from around the Northcoast to enjoy the 44th summer kick-off in the city and the first since the pandemic rained on the parade three years ago. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A housing initiative is set for construction in Bella Coola under a new “Complex-care” program to lessen the risk of homelessness for vulnerable persons, the provincial government announced on May 23. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

12 new housing units for Bella Coola by late 2022

The “Complex-care” program supports vulnerable Indigenous persons at risk of homelessness

A housing initiative is set for construction in Bella Coola under a new “Complex-care” program to lessen the risk of homelessness for vulnerable persons, the provincial government announced on May 23. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Fire Rescue Department battles a blaze on May 1, that spread from the previous Rose’s Oriental Food and Gifts and destroyed the Belmont Hotel. The fire has been suspicious and is under criminal investigation for arson.

Arson investigation opened by Prince Rupert RCMP

Downtown fire that destroyed Belmont Hotel deemed ‘suspicious’

Prince Rupert Fire Rescue Department battles a blaze on May 1, that spread from the previous Rose’s Oriental Food and Gifts and destroyed the Belmont Hotel. The fire has been suspicious and is under criminal investigation for arson.
Loopholes in cannabis laws are creating challenges for communities across Canada, Prince Rupert included,Taylor Bachrach, Skeena Bulkley MP, said on May 6. (Photo: supplied/K-J Millar)

Cannabis law loopholes create challenges for Prince Rupert

Bachrach says “inordinate” amounts of cannabis being prescribed allow commercial-sized production

Loopholes in cannabis laws are creating challenges for communities across Canada, Prince Rupert included,Taylor Bachrach, Skeena Bulkley MP, said on May 6. (Photo: supplied/K-J Millar)
Limited passenger sailing and charter flights will be provided for essential travel, regular sailings from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii will recommence on April 29. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

BC Ferries cancellation update: Charter flights and limited passenger sailings for essential travel

Haida Gwaii to Prince Rupert regular service will resume April 29

Limited passenger sailing and charter flights will be provided for essential travel, regular sailings from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii will recommence on April 29. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Sailings of BC Ferries Northern Adventure from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii have been cancelled for the week of April 24 to 29, due to ferry staff contracting COVID-19, said a company representative. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

North Coast MLA addresses BC Ferries cancellations

Ferry cancelled from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii for week of April 24 to April 29

Sailings of BC Ferries Northern Adventure from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii have been cancelled for the week of April 24 to 29, due to ferry staff contracting COVID-19, said a company representative. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Vopak is proposing to build another propane project on Ridley Island, Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
An environmental assessment certificate has been issued to Vopak, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Control Strategies announced on April 19. Vopak is proposing to build another LPG storage facility on Ridley Island, Prince Rupert. (File photo)

Environmental Assessment Certificate issued to Vopak for Prince Rupert project

Proposed LPG storage facilities would cost $885 million and create 250 FT jobs

Vopak is proposing to build another propane project on Ridley Island, Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
An environmental assessment certificate has been issued to Vopak, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Control Strategies announced on April 19. Vopak is proposing to build another LPG storage facility on Ridley Island, Prince Rupert. (File photo)
An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rotary youth division, Rainmakers Interact Club, to fundraise and help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Hoo is this bird? Prince Rupert amputee owl needs a name

Rotary Interact Club and Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Shelter host naming contest

An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rotary youth division, Rainmakers Interact Club, to fundraise and help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Via Rail is resuming passenger train service three times a week along the Jasper to Prince Rupert line. The train in Prince Rupert is seen on April 13, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Via Rail is back on track to Prince Rupert

The train will run passengers from Jasper to Prince Rupert three times a week

Via Rail is resuming passenger train service three times a week along the Jasper to Prince Rupert line. The train in Prince Rupert is seen on April 13, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Museum of Northern British Columbia benefits from an Art Impact Grant of $39,200 announced on April 1. Lucy Trimble and Jeremy Pahl attended the opening night of Prince Rupert artist Suzo Hickey’s exhibit, on Sept. 10, 2021, at the Ruth Harvey Gallery. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

North Coast art organizations to receive portion of $12.4 million

North Coast MLA, Jennifer Rice said funding will assist in rebuilding and recovery

Museum of Northern British Columbia benefits from an Art Impact Grant of $39,200 announced on April 1. Lucy Trimble and Jeremy Pahl attended the opening night of Prince Rupert artist Suzo Hickey’s exhibit, on Sept. 10, 2021, at the Ruth Harvey Gallery. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Claudia Pavon and her daughter Malvina Pavon of Clover Field’s Apiaries share their sweet talents of honey-making and beekeeping as vendors at the 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert on April 6. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Queen bee of the north makes sweet honey for ANBT

The Clover Fields Apiary farm is a hive of family activity

Claudia Pavon and her daughter Malvina Pavon of Clover Field’s Apiaries share their sweet talents of honey-making and beekeeping as vendors at the 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert on April 6. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Women’s divisions’ teams from Lax Kw’alaams and Greenville playoff for advancement to the second round at the first day games of the 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament on April 3. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Video: Opening day of 62nd ANBT and evening ceremonies

Opening ceremonies were led by the Haida Nation

Women’s divisions’ teams from Lax Kw’alaams and Greenville playoff for advancement to the second round at the first day games of the 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament on April 3. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament bounced back on April 3, with the Haida Nation leading the opening ceremonies. Parnticipants were encouraged to donate to the town of Lytton, by placing donations on a flag in the center of the gym. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

62nd ANBT returns with a packed house

The Haida Nation led the ceremonial entrance to open the games

The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament bounced back on April 3, with the Haida Nation leading the opening ceremonies. Parnticipants were encouraged to donate to the town of Lytton, by placing donations on a flag in the center of the gym. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Mayor Lee Brain and Richard Pucci director of operations and intergovernmental relations, stand outside the newly leased Chamberlain Ave. property on March 24 to where Public Works will be relocating. (Photo: supplied by City of Prince Rupert)

Prince Rupert anticipates $750,000 in leasehold improvements to relocate Public Works

Lease deal for vacant McCarthy GM dealership includes option to purchase

Mayor Lee Brain and Richard Pucci director of operations and intergovernmental relations, stand outside the newly leased Chamberlain Ave. property on March 24 to where Public Works will be relocating. (Photo: supplied by City of Prince Rupert)