City of Prince Rupert

Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah’s Witnesses was demolished on July 29 as part of a partial land swap deal with the City of Prince Rupert to build a new RCMP station. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Kingdom Hall demolished in land swap deal to build new Prince Rupert RCMP station

New house of worship for Jehovah’s Witnesses to be completed in 3 months

 

Hila, a seven-week-old Boston terrier cross just wants to go back to sleep in her downtown Prince Rupert home. Hila’s veterinarian is located out of town as veterinarian services in the city are strained. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert pets and owners may have greater access to veterinarian clinics

Zoning bylaw amendments clarifying animal clinics in retail and core areas in the works

 

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

 

“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)
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)
Clarence Martin, on March 25, is the new community outreach coordinator for the Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Clarence Martin, on March 25, is the new community outreach coordinator for the Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre. (Photo: Norman Galimski/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)
Newly developed housing on Eagle Dr. was completed in January by Pacific Aurora Construction with more planned for Drake Cres., property developer Kevin Stunder said. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Hundreds of Prince Rupert city-owned land lots proposed for transfer to Legacy Inc.

Public feedback is invited on land disposition intended to promote housing development

Newly developed housing on Eagle Dr. was completed in January by Pacific Aurora Construction with more planned for Drake Cres., property developer Kevin Stunder said. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert resident, Anatolii Levkovytskyi, points to his home city in Ukraine on March 4, which has been destroyed by bombing and missile attacks where his brother is fighting on the front lines. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert couple flying to Ukraine to save family amid Russian invasion

A child survivor in Chornobyl, nuclear fears are real for Anatolii Levkovytskyi

Prince Rupert resident, Anatolii Levkovytskyi, points to his home city in Ukraine on March 4, which has been destroyed by bombing and missile attacks where his brother is fighting on the front lines. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert man, Michael Kitchener, 21 years old, was last seen on Oct. 22. running eastbound on Highway 16. On Oct. 26, RCMP is requesting more information from the public. (Photo: Supplied)

RCMP release more details in disappearance of Michael Kitchener, last seen on Hwy 16

RCMP have issued a new photo of Kitchener, updating information as it is supplied

Prince Rupert man, Michael Kitchener, 21 years old, was last seen on Oct. 22. running eastbound on Highway 16. On Oct. 26, RCMP is requesting more information from the public. (Photo: Supplied)
On Sept. 20, a boil water notice was issued and will remain in place until further notice for all Prince Rupert households and businesses. (Black Press: file photo)

Prince Rupert boil water notice in effect for all households and businesses

Disease-causing microorganisms may escape into the water distribution system

On Sept. 20, a boil water notice was issued and will remain in place until further notice for all Prince Rupert households and businesses. (Black Press: file photo)
Alex Campbell First Nations Elder and Knowledge Holder from Lax Kw’alaams is the first senior citizen to receive a COVID-19 vaccination at the community clinic in Prince Rupert on March 14. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

COVID vaccine ‘not 100%,’ Dr. Henry warns communities getting first dose all at once

People in communities like Prince Rupert are being vaccinated all at the same time

Alex Campbell First Nations Elder and Knowledge Holder from Lax Kw’alaams is the first senior citizen to receive a COVID-19 vaccination at the community clinic in Prince Rupert on March 14. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Alex Campbell, Velna Nelson, Beatrice Robinson and Ellen Mason take part in the Sm’algyax Word App and website launched by School District 52 on March 1. (Photo: Supplied by Roberta Edzera)

Prince Rupert SD 52 launches new Sm’algyax word app and website

Database for new language resources stems back more than 30 years

Alex Campbell, Velna Nelson, Beatrice Robinson and Ellen Mason take part in the Sm’algyax Word App and website launched by School District 52 on March 1. (Photo: Supplied by Roberta Edzera)
FILE - Haida Nation members and supporters assembled at the BC Ferries terminal in Prince Rupert on Thursday, April 30, 2020, to tell ferry passengers that “Haida Gwaii is closed” to non-essential travellers until COVID-19 passes. On May 7, 2020, the North Coast Regional District announced a bylaw enforcement officer would also start attending the Prince Rupert terminal to interact with the public and distribute informational materials before all scheduled sailings to Skidegate. (K-J Millar/The Northern View file)

Bylaw officer observing ‘low’ BC Ferries traffic between Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii

NCRD officer observing low vehicle numbers; only residents, essential workers on board since May 3

FILE - Haida Nation members and supporters assembled at the BC Ferries terminal in Prince Rupert on Thursday, April 30, 2020, to tell ferry passengers that “Haida Gwaii is closed” to non-essential travellers until COVID-19 passes. On May 7, 2020, the North Coast Regional District announced a bylaw enforcement officer would also start attending the Prince Rupert terminal to interact with the public and distribute informational materials before all scheduled sailings to Skidegate. (K-J Millar/The Northern View file)
‘She had the most amazing heart’: Haida carver raising money for mother’s memorial pole

‘She had the most amazing heart’: Haida carver raising money for mother’s memorial pole

Lyle Campbell and crew raising money for red cedar pole that will honour memory of Alice Campbell

‘She had the most amazing heart’: Haida carver raising money for mother’s memorial pole
The Alaska Marine Highway’s ferry Matanuska will sail to Prince Rupert 4 times per month. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)

Prince Rupert makes the cut in draft Alaska Marine Highway System schedule

Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities releases proposed AMHS schedule

The Alaska Marine Highway’s ferry Matanuska will sail to Prince Rupert 4 times per month. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)
The Alaska Marine Highway System ferries will no longer be running to Prince Rupert as of Oct. 1 due to a failure to secure an RCMP presence for unarmed American border personal in Prince Rupert. (Michael Penn/The Juneau Empire via AP)

Prince Rupert loses Alaska ferry service over armed security issue

On Oct. 1, the Alaska Marine Highway System will no longer provide service from Ketchikan to Rupert

The Alaska Marine Highway System ferries will no longer be running to Prince Rupert as of Oct. 1 due to a failure to secure an RCMP presence for unarmed American border personal in Prince Rupert. (Michael Penn/The Juneau Empire via AP)
The Rushbrook Trail has become one of the signature trails in Prince Rupert, and is a pivotal piece in the goal to connect the city’s trails. (Matthew Allen photo)

NCRD in brief: Upcoming Strategic Plan the priority at Committee of the Whole meeting

Erosion prevention, trail development and All Native Basketball Tournament among the agenda items

The Rushbrook Trail has become one of the signature trails in Prince Rupert, and is a pivotal piece in the goal to connect the city’s trails. (Matthew Allen photo)
Fire fighters battled a fire at a multi-family home on the 800 block of Fulton Street on June 6, 2017. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Why cancer is deadlier than fire for firefighters in B.C.

The silent threat that is killing firefighters and how the profession is fighting back

Fire fighters battled a fire at a multi-family home on the 800 block of Fulton Street on June 6, 2017. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)