Local News

Search for missing aircraft continues near Kimberly

It’s been a week since an aircraft carrying two people went missing between Cranbrook and Kamloops

Prince Rupert council in brief: June 12 meeting

Senior housing proposal heads to public hearing; Annual Report comments welcome; sky lanterns banned

Hilltop Lodge gains Prince Rupert council approval

Site of former Neptune Motor Inn to become seniors housing complex on Chamberlin Avenue

SmartMom prenatal texting service arrives in North Coast

Program launched this month and sends three informational text messages per week to user

Pembina propane terminal FID ‘months away’ officials say

Facility on Watson Island proposed to ship 20,000 barrels of propane per day, load one vessel/week

Cassiar Cannery welcomes UNBC biology students for research visit

Thanks to funding from donor Pacific NorthWest LNG, 20 students will study area’s rich diversity

Transition Prince Rupert celebrates $100,000 prize to revitalize park


Spectrum City Dance year end performance


Prince Rupert Rise and Grind


Exhibit bridges coastal cultures


North Coast Regional District in brief: May 26 meeting

Re-branding pricing negotiated, recycling depot upgrades, NCRD passes audit, Oona River celebrations

Stolen mail from across B.C. recovered after arrest in Langford

Two men in their 20’s from Burnaby and Maple Ridge face multiple criminal charges.

  • Jun 6th, 2017

String of vandalism acts have RCMP investigating

Slashed tires, smashed windows and spray painted churches and businesses involved in streak

No more salmon tanks in SD52 classrooms

Planned upgrades to Oldfield Creek Hatchery also put on hold as feds cut thousands to program

Tax notices are in, and Rupertites are paying more for hospital upgrades

The Northwest Regional Hospital District has increased their taxes by 65 per cent

Air Canada adds afternoon summer flight out of YPR

More flight options for travellers to and from Prince Rupert

Lifeboat station announced for Hartley Bay

Construction of the new station will begin in 2018

Parkside Resort Motel suffers early morning fire

Two rooms on the second floor have significant fire damage and two rooms below have water damage

Prince Rupert delegation speaks to Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce

A delegation from Prince Rupert made a special appearance in Ketchikan

Exclusive: Lieutenant-governor speaks for first time about minority government (with video)

Judith Guichon could be asked to decide fate of province if Premier can’t win support of Greens.

Port of Prince Rupert readies for specialty bulk cargo with Ray-Mont Logistics

More Canadian crops are making way through the Port of Prince Rupert starting late August

Oldfield hatchery receives $75,000 to upgrade operations

Pacific NorthWest LNG gives funds to Oldfield Creek Fish Hatchery to improve salmon rearing efforts

Prince Rupert council in brief: May 8, 2017 meeting

City passes 2016 audit, Workforce attraction supported, Hilltop Lodge seniors housing moves along