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Perry, Bender win national awards

The Northern View is pleased to announced that some of the best articles in the country in 2013 appeared within these pages.

Ridley to get millions of tonnes of coal from new BC mine

Ridley Terminals and Cardero Resource Corp. have signed a contract that could mean 900,000 tonnes of new coal at Ridley by 2015.

Steve Pisiak from Prince George Hydro Mechanical pressure washing each individual ammonia pipe inside the newly repaired chiller.

Rink’s ice making equipment still on schedule to be fixed this week

While Prince Rupert might not get to skate again right away, barring any complications, the equipment should be fixed by mid-week.

Steve Pisiak from Prince George Hydro Mechanical pressure washing each individual ammonia pipe inside the newly repaired chiller.

Local politicians head to Victoria for UBCM

All the politicians from Prince Rupert, Port Ed and the regional district are in Victoria this week attending the annual UBCM conference.

Shay Hoekstra (left) and Pam McArthur use a  toothbrush to see if there are still spores living in Boy's fur. The brush is then bagged and sent to a lab for testing.

Prince Rupert SPCA under quarantine until early October, or longer

The SPCA is still waiting for two consecutive test results showing the ringworm infection is over before they can open again.

Shay Hoekstra (left) and Pam McArthur use a  toothbrush to see if there are still spores living in Boy's fur. The brush is then bagged and sent to a lab for testing.
President of the ILWU Local 523

Ridley Terminals looking to increase apprenticeships in Prince Rupert

Ridley Terminals says it wants to increase the amount of trades apprenticeships available in Prince Rupert to keep young people here.

President of the ILWU Local 523
The new sign for the civic centre under construction on McBride Street.

City putting up new civic centre sign to fulfill deal with PepsiCo

The City of Prince Rupert is putting up a new sign for the civic centre to fulfill its end of the bargain for new scoreboards.

The new sign for the civic centre under construction on McBride Street.
The Prince Rupert Friendship House will have its property tax exemption affected by the rollback. By 2014 it will have to pay $7530 in property taxes it isn't paying now.

City backs away from 40 per cent cut to tax exemptions for community groups

The Prince Rupert City Council has decided it won't make community groups pay 40% of their tax bill by 2014, just 20%.

The Prince Rupert Friendship House will have its property tax exemption affected by the rollback. By 2014 it will have to pay $7530 in property taxes it isn't paying now.
Dancers performing a Bulaklakan dance at the 39th Annual Filipino Night in Prince Rupert.

Fun and food at the 39th Annual Filipino Night

The Prince Rupert Filipino Canadian Association held its 39th Filipino Night at the Civic Centre on Sunday night.

Dancers performing a Bulaklakan dance at the 39th Annual Filipino Night in Prince Rupert.
Kids taking part in the children's' fun run at the 2012 North Pacific Cannery Road Race in Port Edward

2012 Cannery Road Race

122 people came to the North Pacific Cannery on Saturday to have some fun running in the sun.

Kids taking part in the children's' fun run at the 2012 North Pacific Cannery Road Race in Port Edward

City hoping that a temporary fix can get ice rink working in a week

The City is having their chiller machine taken apart to see they can plug leaks until spring and install a new machine then.

The Prince Rupert Regional Hospital.

Hospital needs to replace broken CT scanner

The Prince Rupert Regional Hospital has to send patients looking for CT scans to Terrace while they look for a new scanner.

The Prince Rupert Regional Hospital.
Teeing off at the Prince Rupert Golf Course.

Prince Rupert Golf Society frustrated about not being consulted

When mayor Jack Mussallem publicly proposed selling the golf course into private ownership, he didn't warn the golf society first.

Teeing off at the Prince Rupert Golf Course.
The canine and human participants in this year's Paws for a Cause fundraiser to benefit the Prince Rupert SPCA.

Paws for a Cause 2012

13 dogs and their owners took part in the short walkathon, which the SPCA hopes will raise $8,000 to help fun their operations.

The canine and human participants in this year's Paws for a Cause fundraiser to benefit the Prince Rupert SPCA.
City councilor Jennifer Rice.

Jennifer Rice picked by NDP as possible candidate for next election

The local NDP thinks that Prince Rupert city councilor Jennifer Rice would be a good replacement for Gary Coons.

City councilor Jennifer Rice.
The house located at 1014 Alfred Street that the city council has decided to demolish.

Council decides to tear down 1014 Alfred Street

The Prince Rupert City Council has decided to have another derelict house torn down, this time at 1014 Alfred Street.

The house located at 1014 Alfred Street that the city council has decided to demolish.
The ferry that runs between Prince Rupert and Digby Island

Prince Rupert Port Authority looked into taking over airport ferry

The City and the PRPA have quietly talked about having the port run the Digby Island ferry, now the Mayor wants to continue discussions.

The ferry that runs between Prince Rupert and Digby Island
The Prince Rupert Friendship House will have its property tax exemption affected by the rollback. By 2014 it will have to pay $7530 in property taxes it isn't paying now.

City to roll back tax exemptions for community groups by 40%

Starting in 2013 the City of Prince Rupert will make property community group tax expeditions only cover 60% of the total tax bill.

The Prince Rupert Friendship House will have its property tax exemption affected by the rollback. By 2014 it will have to pay $7530 in property taxes it isn't paying now.
Westview Terminal

Pellet terminal will be constantly monitored, residents and City need convincing

Both the Prince Rupert Port Authority and Pinnacle Renewable energy say pellet terminal approval is good news for everyone.

Westview Terminal