Norman Galimski, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

BC Ferries will release an update for the sailings at approximately 8 p.m. on Oct 18. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii sailings delayed

Schedules to be revised upon changing conditions

BC Ferries will release an update for the sailings at approximately 8 p.m. on Oct 18. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament for Feb. 2021 has been cancelled. Port Simpson Strike Force battles the Haida Gwaii team in the 2020 61st ANBT at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Shooting for nothing but net with All Native Basketball Tournament return

Tournament set to begin Feb. 13, 2022, may be extended longer than a week if demand exists

The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament for Feb. 2021 has been cancelled. Port Simpson Strike Force battles the Haida Gwaii team in the 2020 61st ANBT at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The second phase of Fish Harvesters Benefits is currently open and includes self-employed commercial and freshwater fish harvesters, Indigenous harvesters with communal commercial fishing licences designated by their communities, and sharepersons crews. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The second phase of Fish Harvesters Benefits is currently open and includes self-employed commercial and freshwater fish harvesters, Indigenous harvesters with communal commercial fishing licences designated by their communities, and sharepersons crews. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The Northern Adventure sails from Prince Rupert in June 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert BC Ferry departure schedule revised

Oct. 7 sailing to Haida Gwaii will leave at 8 a.m.

The Northern Adventure sails from Prince Rupert in June 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
BC Ferries announced the cancelled sailing of the The MV Kwuna from Alliford Bay due to high winds on Oct. 1. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Remaining sailings for Alliford Bay cancelled

Adverse weather conditions: high winds

BC Ferries announced the cancelled sailing of the The MV Kwuna from Alliford Bay due to high winds on Oct. 1. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Waves of three metres increasing to between five and seven metres are expected out at sea in the evening of Sept. 30 with waves forecasted on Oct. 1 for five to seven metres building up to between eight and 11 metres by Friday evening. (Photo: Environment Canada)

Hurricane force winds forecasted for North Coast

Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii to expect lesser, but strong, winds

Waves of three metres increasing to between five and seven metres are expected out at sea in the evening of Sept. 30 with waves forecasted on Oct. 1 for five to seven metres building up to between eight and 11 metres by Friday evening. (Photo: Environment Canada)
A man holds a fish at Shingle Bay. (Photo courtesy Bill Rieger)

Third weekend of the Sandspits 68th Coho Derby starts

Skidegate angler walks away with top spot in week two

A man holds a fish at Shingle Bay. (Photo courtesy Bill Rieger)
Adeana Young with her husband and four children at home during election night, on Sept. 20 (Photo courtesy Adeana Young)

Truth and Reconciliation: Adeana Young

Use and implement the 94 calls to action

Adeana Young with her husband and four children at home during election night, on Sept. 20 (Photo courtesy Adeana Young)
Jim Henry was a key volunteer organizer of the annual Coho Derby for the past 20 years. (Photo: Facebook)

The 68th Annual Sandspit Coho Derby remembers Jim Henry

Good tides and great turnout continue

Jim Henry was a key volunteer organizer of the annual Coho Derby for the past 20 years. (Photo: Facebook)
Jim Henry was a key volunteer organizer of the annual Coho Derby for the past 20 years. (Photo: Facebook)

Second weekend of the Sandspit 68th Annual Coho Derby begins

Long-time volunteer and organizer will be missed

Jim Henry was a key volunteer organizer of the annual Coho Derby for the past 20 years. (Photo: Facebook)
The army unit constructing a temporary wooden bypass bridge to allow for continued access across the waterway during the construction of the new ACROW bridge. (Photo courtesy Lt.-Col. Jim Julien)

Haida Gwaii military exercises will improve access

One hundred military personnel in Masset

The army unit constructing a temporary wooden bypass bridge to allow for continued access across the waterway during the construction of the new ACROW bridge. (Photo courtesy Lt.-Col. Jim Julien)
Heavy rains on Sept. 20 and Sept. 21 lifted the bridge connecting hole 10 completely off its foundations. The bridge can be seen to be dragged downstream by several metres on Sept. 22. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Golf Club closed until further notice

Heavy rains damage two bridges with one needing to be replaced

Heavy rains on Sept. 20 and Sept. 21 lifted the bridge connecting hole 10 completely off its foundations. The bridge can be seen to be dragged downstream by several metres on Sept. 22. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
School District 52 held a ceremony where a blessing was provided for the new Truth and Reconciliation banner, at Lax Kxeen Elementary School, on Sept. 20. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Sm’alygax banner unveiled to support Truth and Reconciliation in Prince Rupert

Every Child Matters banners to be displayed at all SD 52 schools

School District 52 held a ceremony where a blessing was provided for the new Truth and Reconciliation banner, at Lax Kxeen Elementary School, on Sept. 20. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
People cycling on Haida Gwaii. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Haida Gwaii communities receive $213,633 for active transport project

12.5 km multi-use commuter route to be built along Highway 16

People cycling on Haida Gwaii. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
James Leach is a lawyer at the Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre. On Sept. 14, he said he finds his most meaningful work in helping young people who encounter the law for the first time. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre expands team and grows into new office

Centre plans to expand culturally-specific legal services

James Leach is a lawyer at the Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre. On Sept. 14, he said he finds his most meaningful work in helping young people who encounter the law for the first time. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert-owned CityWest is announced on Sept 14, it is expanding its fibre optic network west to the Village of Fraser Lake. Also announced on Sept. 17, was the expansion west through the Connected Coast project, to Haida Gwaii. (File photo, Black Press)

Prince Rupert telecom company continues to grow

CityWest expands east and west

Prince Rupert-owned CityWest is announced on Sept 14, it is expanding its fibre optic network west to the Village of Fraser Lake. Also announced on Sept. 17, was the expansion west through the Connected Coast project, to Haida Gwaii. (File photo, Black Press)
The health-care worker rural retention program, announced on Sept. 14, is for targeted communities and occupations designed to offer financial incentives and support for priority health-care workers. (File photo)

Health-care workers incentivized to live and work in Prince Rupert

New funding and programs offered to persuade staff to move North

The health-care worker rural retention program, announced on Sept. 14, is for targeted communities and occupations designed to offer financial incentives and support for priority health-care workers. (File photo)
Lakwinder Jhaj, Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Skeena BulkleyMP in the upcoming federal election was in Prince Rupert on Sept. 15 to visit the city for the first time as a campaign stopover. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Skeena Bulkley Liberal MP candidate throws down the gauntlet to NDP incumbent

Lakhwinder Jhaj challenges Taylor Bachrach on efforts to improve veterinary care in the NW

Lakwinder Jhaj, Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Skeena BulkleyMP in the upcoming federal election was in Prince Rupert on Sept. 15 to visit the city for the first time as a campaign stopover. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A view through the trees on the Pesuta Trail in Naikoon Provincial Park on Haida Gwaii. (File photo/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Forest Practices Board to audit TAAN Forest on Haida Gwaii

Tree farm license and forest licence to cut to be assessed

A view through the trees on the Pesuta Trail in Naikoon Provincial Park on Haida Gwaii. (File photo/Haida Gwaii Observer)
BC Ferries announced the delayed sailing of the The MV Kwuna from Alliford Bay to Skidegate due to mechanical problems on Sept. 13. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

BC Ferries delay in Haida Gwaii due to mechanical difficulty

Sailings between Alliford Bay and Skidegate affected

BC Ferries announced the delayed sailing of the The MV Kwuna from Alliford Bay to Skidegate due to mechanical problems on Sept. 13. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)