K-J Millar

A computer graphic shows the PE LNG to be located in Port Edward which has received its facilities permit on Sept. 13, from the BC Oil and Gas Commission allowing the start of site investigation work for the small scale plant. (Image supplied)

New LNG plant for Port Edward receives permit for the go-ahead

PE LNG will be 24 months in construction creating dozens of permanent jobs in the region

A computer graphic shows the PE LNG to be located in Port Edward which has received its facilities permit on Sept. 13, from the BC Oil and Gas Commission allowing the start of site investigation work for the small scale plant. (Image supplied)
The barge, Scotch Cap, created increased environmental concerns on Sept. 8 when the dock it was attached to broke away in Port Edward. Mayor Knut Bjorndal is calling on all levels of government for assistance with the removal of the vessel and another alongside it. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Port Edward mayor pleads for govt. assistance after near environmental mishap

Requests for help to remove derelict sea vessels have gone unresponded to, says North Coast mayor

The barge, Scotch Cap, created increased environmental concerns on Sept. 8 when the dock it was attached to broke away in Port Edward. Mayor Knut Bjorndal is calling on all levels of government for assistance with the removal of the vessel and another alongside it. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The derelict barge, the Scotch Cap, has been moored for more than 14 years at Porpoise Harbour in Port Edward when it and another vessel became unmoored, when the dock broke away, Sept. 8. (Photo: K-J Millar/the Northern View)

Derelict vessels become unmoored in Port Edward harbour and will be more than $2m to remove

We dodged one big environmental problem with just luck - Mayor Knut Bjorndal

The derelict barge, the Scotch Cap, has been moored for more than 14 years at Porpoise Harbour in Port Edward when it and another vessel became unmoored, when the dock broke away, Sept. 8. (Photo: K-J Millar/the Northern View)
Two abandoned vessels became unmoored overnight on Sept. 8 in Port Edward and will be an estimated $2 million to $4 million in remediation costs, Mayor Knut Bjorndal said. (Photo: The Northern View)

Derelict vessels become unmoored in Port Edward harbour and will be more than $2m to remove

We dodged one big environmental problem with just luck - Mayor Knut Bjorndal

Two abandoned vessels became unmoored overnight on Sept. 8 in Port Edward and will be an estimated $2 million to $4 million in remediation costs, Mayor Knut Bjorndal said. (Photo: The Northern View)
Prince Rupert man Mark Bell has received the good news Big Pharma corporation Novartis will cover his costs of cancer-related gene therapy. (Photo: Facebook supplied)

Big Pharma comes through for Prince Rupert man with cancer

International drug giant Novartis may cover the cost of medication on a case by case basis

Prince Rupert man Mark Bell has received the good news Big Pharma corporation Novartis will cover his costs of cancer-related gene therapy. (Photo: Facebook supplied)
A new agreement announced on Aug. 13 by the Council of the Haida Nation, federal and provincial governments recognizes the intrinsic right of the Haida to the geographical area and the right to self-govern. (Photo: Baneet Braich/ Black Press)

Council of the Haida Nation, Feds and Province sign historic agreement

GayG̱ahlda “Changing Tide” agreement recognizes right to geographic territory and right to self-govern

A new agreement announced on Aug. 13 by the Council of the Haida Nation, federal and provincial governments recognizes the intrinsic right of the Haida to the geographical area and the right to self-govern. (Photo: Baneet Braich/ Black Press)
Rushbrook Harbour in Prince Rupert and managed by Port Edward Harbour Authority will receive repairs financed by the Small Harbours Program, Keri Dybhavn harbour authority manager said, on Aug. 11. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

$11 million to fund repairs at three local harbours

Funds will be used to repair Rushbrook, Fairview, and Port Edward harbours

Rushbrook Harbour in Prince Rupert and managed by Port Edward Harbour Authority will receive repairs financed by the Small Harbours Program, Keri Dybhavn harbour authority manager said, on Aug. 11. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Ann Leach general manager of North Pacific Cannery Museum said on Aug. 5 a donation from world-renowned master carver Dempsey Bob is extra special because he embodies the canneries and the lives of the people who lived and worked there. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Dempsey Bob donates artistic residency to North Pacific Cannery in Port Edward

World-renowned artist will carve cannery history to preserve the past for the future

Ann Leach general manager of North Pacific Cannery Museum said on Aug. 5 a donation from world-renowned master carver Dempsey Bob is extra special because he embodies the canneries and the lives of the people who lived and worked there. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The coastal circumference of Haida Gwaii will benefit from a $2.3 million tidy-up of debris and plastics in harbour waters thanks to a provincial government clean up initiative, announced on Aug. 5. (File photo)

North Coast waters around Haida Gwaii will be cleaned up with $2.3 million initiative

Clean Coast Clean Waters project will create 140 jobs on the archipelago

The coastal circumference of Haida Gwaii will benefit from a $2.3 million tidy-up of debris and plastics in harbour waters thanks to a provincial government clean up initiative, announced on Aug. 5. (File photo)
An amended Fisheries Resources Reconciliation Agreement was announced on Aug. 6th by Chief Marilyn Slett president of the Coastal First Nations, and the Ministry of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. (Photo: file/supplied)

Eight Coastal First Nations to implement amended Fisheries Resources Reconciliation Agreement

The original agreement signed in 2019 includes Metlakatla and Haida Gwaii

An amended Fisheries Resources Reconciliation Agreement was announced on Aug. 6th by Chief Marilyn Slett president of the Coastal First Nations, and the Ministry of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. (Photo: file/supplied)
Vessels congregate in the Prince Rupert Harbour for the memorial of tugboat captain Troy Pearson. Skeena Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach said on July 31, marine and tugboat workers need tougher safety regulations so they can return home safely at the end of each shift. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

MP Bachrach raises marine safety regulation issues

Regulations needed so marine workers return home at the end of each shift - Bachrach

Vessels congregate in the Prince Rupert Harbour for the memorial of tugboat captain Troy Pearson. Skeena Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach said on July 31, marine and tugboat workers need tougher safety regulations so they can return home safely at the end of each shift. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Nathan Legault associate pastor of Prince Rupert Fellowship Baptist Church was fired July 24, following an investigation into online activities with underage girls. (Photo: N. Legault Facebook)

Prince Rupert Fellowship Baptist Church associate pastor fired following investigation into online activities with underage girls

Nathan Legault taken into custody following RCMP search of residence, church

Nathan Legault associate pastor of Prince Rupert Fellowship Baptist Church was fired July 24, following an investigation into online activities with underage girls. (Photo: N. Legault Facebook)
A row of roses at adorning the promenade at Rotary Waterfront Park in Prince Rupert wait to be cascaded into the water in memory of tugboat captain Troy Pearson, at his harbour memorial service on July 31. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

A row of roses and a circle of boats mark tugboat captain’s memorial

Widow says a Prince Rupert marine school will be opened in Troy Pearson’s memory

A row of roses at adorning the promenade at Rotary Waterfront Park in Prince Rupert wait to be cascaded into the water in memory of tugboat captain Troy Pearson, at his harbour memorial service on July 31. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Owen Haugrud is all smiles at the pink sea star in the interactive touching tank at the North Coast Ecology Centre pop-up aquarium in Prince Rupert on July 22. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Sea level at eye level with new pop-up aquarium

North Coast residents are invited to connect with marine ecology

Owen Haugrud is all smiles at the pink sea star in the interactive touching tank at the North Coast Ecology Centre pop-up aquarium in Prince Rupert on July 22. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Mapping shows the site where Telus proposed to construct a new cell tower, and where the city offered as an alternative. Prince Rupert City Council voted against the proposed site on July 26. (Image: supplied)

Telus cell tower nixed by city council due to high visibility

Decrease in height was offered to accommodate city esthetics

Mapping shows the site where Telus proposed to construct a new cell tower, and where the city offered as an alternative. Prince Rupert City Council voted against the proposed site on July 26. (Image: supplied)
A memorial service planned for July 31, in remembrance of Prince Rupert tug boat captain Troy Pearson who lost his life on Feb. 11 along with Charley Cragg in the sinking of the Ingenika, will hopefully raise the attention of the Canadian Coast Guard, Worksafe BC and the RCMP stated widow Judy Carlick-Pearson. (Photo: supplied)

Memorial event planned for Prince Rupert captain who died in Kitimat tugboat incident

Troy Pearson’s widow wants authorities to retrieve sunken tugboat to get answers

A memorial service planned for July 31, in remembrance of Prince Rupert tug boat captain Troy Pearson who lost his life on Feb. 11 along with Charley Cragg in the sinking of the Ingenika, will hopefully raise the attention of the Canadian Coast Guard, Worksafe BC and the RCMP stated widow Judy Carlick-Pearson. (Photo: supplied)
Prince Rupert’s Cory Stephens is the recipient of the 2021 Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business announced on July 20. (Photo: supplied, credit to Loni Wishart)

Prince Rupert’s Cory Stephens receives Award of Excellence in Aboriginal Relations

Advancing Indigenous business relations results in Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business award

Prince Rupert’s Cory Stephens is the recipient of the 2021 Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business announced on July 20. (Photo: supplied, credit to Loni Wishart)
An Earthquakes Canada map image shows the pink dot location of a 4.6 magnitude earthquake on the North Coast of BC felt in Prince Rupert and Kitimat on July 28. The yellow dots indicate earthquakes in the last 30 days. (image: Earthquakes Canada)

Anxious hours for Kitamaat Village residents after powerful Alaska earthquake felt in B.C.

The quake registered 125 km SW of Kitimat, 139 km SSE of Prince Rupert, and 172 km SSW of Terrace

An Earthquakes Canada map image shows the pink dot location of a 4.6 magnitude earthquake on the North Coast of BC felt in Prince Rupert and Kitimat on July 28. The yellow dots indicate earthquakes in the last 30 days. (image: Earthquakes Canada)
An Earthquakes Canada map image shows the pink dot location of a 4.6 magnitude earthquake on the North Coast of BC felt in Prince Rupert and Kitimat on July 28. The yellow dots indicate earthquakes in the last 30 days. (image: Earthquakes Canada)

UPDATED: Quake near Prince Rupert was a false detection

Earthquakes Canada revised its original quake statement

An Earthquakes Canada map image shows the pink dot location of a 4.6 magnitude earthquake on the North Coast of BC felt in Prince Rupert and Kitimat on July 28. The yellow dots indicate earthquakes in the last 30 days. (image: Earthquakes Canada)
Childcare facilities in the North Coast are encouraged by North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice to take advantage of and apply for $10-a-day prototype sites. Porter Atchison places his painted rock to mark Child Care Month in which the province announced 45 new child care spaces on May 19 for Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

North Coast MLA encourages child care providers to apply to be $10 a day prototype sites

Prince Rupert and region has zero $10 per day child care prototype sites out of 50 chosen locations

Childcare facilities in the North Coast are encouraged by North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice to take advantage of and apply for $10-a-day prototype sites. Porter Atchison places his painted rock to mark Child Care Month in which the province announced 45 new child care spaces on May 19 for Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)