Kevin Campbell

NDP proposes BC Ferries rate freeze

Major routes would have frozen fares, smaller routes proposed to have rolled back fares by 15 per cent

Borealis String Quartet delights Prince Rupert…

The Borealis String Quartet performs at the Lester Centre of the Arts on April 2 in tandem with three northwest music students

‘White Hatter’ educates Rupert youth on Internet safety

Online predators, bullying, harassment, inappropriate material – these days there’s no shortage of dangers associated with the Internet

STORY AND VIDEO: Friendship House Association able to purchase new 15-passenger van to stop hitchhiking

A brand new 15-passenger vehicle is the newest endeavour to help combat hitchhiking along Highway 16

Heiltsuk blast government for ‘failures’ in immediate Nathan E. Stewart response

Investigative report released by tribal council outline a number of challenges the Heiltsuk council faced in gathering info, recovering oil

A rather blustery day…

The New Moon's boarded wall falls onto the sidewalk after strong Tuesday night winds blew through Prince Rupert

Cannery receives $75,000 grant for Canada150

The working dock at the North Pacific Cannery is one step closer to completion with a $75,000 grant awarded for the project.

NCRD in brief: March 24 meeting

Board delays OCP adoption; Car Wash Rock a concern; Two appointed to recycling committee

STORY AND VIDEO: BC SPCA raises $3,625 from Burger Night

Rupert branch raises $3,625 and sells 64 tickets from March's Burger and a Pint Night at Breakers Pub

Old Dogs, New Tricks

La Gondola claimed the Prince Rupert Oldtimers Hockey League Cup, topping Entire 3-2 in a six-round shootout for the 2017 title.

Marijuana smells a nuisance

Coun. Barry Cunningham asked city staff to look into potential bylaw violations with medicinal marijuana grow-ops around Prince Rupert.

Budget consultation wraps up

Prince Rupert chief financial officer Corinne Bomben presented the final budget consultation opportunity at the March 20 council meeting

Nisga’a Rupertite wins it all

One Rupert baller won it all in the girls division at the Junior All Native Basketball Tournament in Kelowna last week.

Expedia singles out Rupert, named Prince Rupert as one of Canada’s top small towns to visit for a Canada Day getaway this summer.

Safe rides supported in Rupert as part of Highway 16 action plan

The province announced $2 million in grants for community vehicles, which includes support for a Prince Rupert indigenous organization.

Conrad, Lax Kxeen received funding boosts from province

Two Prince Rupert schools received funding for infrastructure recently.

STORY and VIDEO: Minor softball league returns for sophomore season

Registered kids and teens could even meet a couple four-legged softball enthusiasts crashing the games (see video)

Earth Hour saw an increase in electricity usage in Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert and Port Edward residents actually used more electricity during Earth Hour, or Saturday from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

RCMP vehicle involved in struck pedestrian accident

A man has suffered injuries after being struck in Prince Rupert, with RCMP confirming a police vehicle was involved

The benefits of murder and mystery…

Patrick Witwicki presents a cheque to Christine Leduc from AFFNO to support CPF. The proceeds came from AFFNO’s Murder Mystery fundraiser