Norman Galimski, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Clarence Martin, on March 25, is the new community outreach coordinator for the Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre reaching out to all of North Coast

New outreach coordinator steps into position as Rudy Kelly departs

Clarence Martin, on March 25, is the new community outreach coordinator for the Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
A wind warning is in effect for the North Coast and Haida Gwaii. (Black Press file photo)

Wind Warning issued for North Coast

Low pressure system to begin this afternoon

A wind warning is in effect for the North Coast and Haida Gwaii. (Black Press file photo)
Elder Jiixa (Gladys Vandal) and Julia Weder formed the rap group Siijuu Jaadas, meaning cool ladies in Haida, in 2021 to pass on the traditional language to the next generation. (Supplied photo: Julia Weder)

84-year-old Haida matriarch raps the language to pass it on

Language teacher and pupil form dynamic musical pair

Elder Jiixa (Gladys Vandal) and Julia Weder formed the rap group Siijuu Jaadas, meaning cool ladies in Haida, in 2021 to pass on the traditional language to the next generation. (Supplied photo: Julia Weder)
Taylor Bachrach, MP for Skeena-Bulkley, hailed universal dental care and pharmacare as the completion of NDP founder Tommy Douglas’ project for universal medical coverage for all Canadians. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP promises equitable access to universal dental care

“It’s the most significant improvement to our universal health-care system in a generation” — Bachrach

Taylor Bachrach, MP for Skeena-Bulkley, hailed universal dental care and pharmacare as the completion of NDP founder Tommy Douglas’ project for universal medical coverage for all Canadians. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
The Forest Practices Board conducted an audit on the forestry practices of Taan Forest Limited Partnership and Taan Forest Ltd. over two years. (Black Press file photo)

Tann passes forestry audit

Haida Gwaii company field practices complied with legal requirements

The Forest Practices Board conducted an audit on the forestry practices of Taan Forest Limited Partnership and Taan Forest Ltd. over two years. (Black Press file photo)
The 2022 All Native Basketball Tournament will run to full capacity after the province lifted many COVID-19 restrictions. Team players pack the court with full spectator stands at the 2020 ANBT in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament confirmed to run full capacity

More than 5,000 expected at Prince Rupert basketball tournament after province lifts restrictions

The 2022 All Native Basketball Tournament will run to full capacity after the province lifted many COVID-19 restrictions. Team players pack the court with full spectator stands at the 2020 ANBT in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The BC Nurses Union is calling on MLAs for support to address the staffing crisis and violence against staff. Nurse Angie Z. gets a thumbs up from Delores Campbell at the Prince Rupert community vaccination clinic in March 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View.

‘People have threatened to beat us’: Prince Rupert nurses face staffing shortages and violence

Prince Rupert nurses are asking North Coast MLA, Jennifer Rice, for more…

The BC Nurses Union is calling on MLAs for support to address the staffing crisis and violence against staff. Nurse Angie Z. gets a thumbs up from Delores Campbell at the Prince Rupert community vaccination clinic in March 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View.
Mayor Lee Brain accepts an $800,000 cheque from Stefan Woloszyn, CityWest CEO, outside CityWest’s office in Prince Rupert.

City of Prince Rupert receives $800,000 payment from CityWest

Company workforce grew by 33 per cent

Mayor Lee Brain accepts an $800,000 cheque from Stefan Woloszyn, CityWest CEO, outside CityWest’s office in Prince Rupert.
Troy Donovan Edinger-Moody is currently wanted for a break and enter and failing to comply with a release order. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Wanted: Troy Edinger-Moody

Man wanted for a break and enter

Troy Donovan Edinger-Moody is currently wanted for a break and enter and failing to comply with a release order. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice said it is great to see First Nations communities leading the way to a green energy future. (Photo Robert F. Bukaty/ The Canadian Press)

Haida Gwaii communities receive $800,000 for green projects

Heiltsuk, Kitselas and Wuikinuxv First Nations also receive funds

North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice said it is great to see First Nations communities leading the way to a green energy future. (Photo Robert F. Bukaty/ The Canadian Press)
Peter Haugan, ANBT organizer, said the competition has been postponed until April. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament date changed again

Competition to begin in April after JANT competition

Peter Haugan, ANBT organizer, said the competition has been postponed until April. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Icy road conditions led to the crash. (Photo: Facebook)

Northern Health bus hit by semi truck between Prince Rupert and Terrace

No injuries reported to passengers or driver in the Jan. 10 incident

Icy road conditions led to the crash. (Photo: Facebook)
Peter Haugan, All Native Tournament organizer, said the choice to postpone the event was because of ongoing COVID-19 concerns and to give teams and communities time to be ready for the event. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Peter Haugan, All Native Tournament organizer, said the choice to postpone the event was because of ongoing COVID-19 concerns and to give teams and communities time to be ready for the event. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Environment and Climate Change Canada issued the alert for the North Coast and Haida Gwaii on Jan. 9. Gust upwards of 110 km/h are forecast. (Photo: Melissa Boutilier/The Northern View)

Wind alert in effect for North Coast and Haida Gwaii

Gusts upwards of 110 km/h expected

Environment and Climate Change Canada issued the alert for the North Coast and Haida Gwaii on Jan. 9. Gust upwards of 110 km/h are forecast. (Photo: Melissa Boutilier/The Northern View)
Permit-holders must renew their licences or lose the privilege of a future licence, the DFO stated. (File photo)

Changes to clam licences may affect future eligibility

DFO says not renewing could forfeit future licence rights

Permit-holders must renew their licences or lose the privilege of a future licence, the DFO stated. (File photo)
Chad James Whiteside, of Sandspit Adventures, was fined $75,000 in fisheries offences from 2019 after pleading guilty on Dec. 7. to five offences. (Photo: Facebook)
Chad James Whiteside, of Sandspit Adventures, was fined $75,000 in fisheries offences from 2019 after pleading guilty on Dec. 7. to five offences. (Photo: Facebook)

Eco-tour operator nets $75,000 in penalties

Prince Rupert judge fines Haida Gwaii lodge manager for offences under fisheries acts

Chad James Whiteside, of Sandspit Adventures, was fined $75,000 in fisheries offences from 2019 after pleading guilty on Dec. 7. to five offences. (Photo: Facebook)
Chad James Whiteside, of Sandspit Adventures, was fined $75,000 in fisheries offences from 2019 after pleading guilty on Dec. 7. to five offences. (Photo: Facebook)
North Coast MLA, Jennifer Rice said the new recovery funding will help local fairs, festivals and events resume in the North Coast after the challenging period during the pandemic, on Dec. 13. (Supplied photo)

North Coast fairs and festivals to receive $200,000 funding

Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii provincial funding for events

North Coast MLA, Jennifer Rice said the new recovery funding will help local fairs, festivals and events resume in the North Coast after the challenging period during the pandemic, on Dec. 13. (Supplied photo)
The first turbines landed in Prince Rupert on Dec. 2, 2020. The wide load created traffic advisories and road closures along Highway 16 during the week of Jan. to 14. (Photo: Jake Wray/Black Press)

Turbines for Site C Dam force overnight Hwy 16 closures

Over-sized cargo will take several days from Prince Rupert to Fort. St. John

The first turbines landed in Prince Rupert on Dec. 2, 2020. The wide load created traffic advisories and road closures along Highway 16 during the week of Jan. to 14. (Photo: Jake Wray/Black Press)
A special weather alert was issued on Nov. 29. No wind or rain records were broken on Nov. 24, when high wind gusts caused uprooted trees, downed utility lines and lifted off roofs. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Special weather alert issued for Prince Rupert and North Coast

Gusts expected to hit 100 km/h

A special weather alert was issued on Nov. 29. No wind or rain records were broken on Nov. 24, when high wind gusts caused uprooted trees, downed utility lines and lifted off roofs. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The produce aisle at Safeway in Smithers was all but empty following a panic-buying spree on Nov. 16. (Thom Barker/Smithers Interior News)

Supply chain disruptions and panic buying quickly empty Northwest grocery stores

No need for panic buying, Jennifer Rice, parliamentary secretary for emergency preparedness urges

The produce aisle at Safeway in Smithers was all but empty following a panic-buying spree on Nov. 16. (Thom Barker/Smithers Interior News)