Alan S. Hale

801 Fulton St. in Prince Rupert. City council has decided that the building is a hazard and must be torn down.

Prince Rupert city council orders residence at 801 Fulton St. be torn down.

After complaints and unsuccessful attempts to get the owners to look after it, the city has decided the building at 801 Fulton has to go.

801 Fulton St. in Prince Rupert. City council has decided that the building is a hazard and must be torn down.

DFO talks about halibut allocation with Prince Rupert City Council

DFO's director for the North Coast came to council to talk about allocation and other government initiatives for a sustainable fishery.

Regional District looks at dedicated drop-off zone

The Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District has got some idea how much it will cost to put in drop-off bins at the recycling depot.

A seine boat docked at Seal Cove in Prince Rupert

SQCRD to ask Premier to hire seine boats to clean up tsunami debris

The regional district is asking the premier to come up to discuss a plan to hire North Coast seine boats to clean up tsunami debris at sea.

A seine boat docked at Seal Cove in Prince Rupert

Fifth Annual Smoltfest held in Prince Rupert

Parents and their young children came out to release juvenile salmon back into the wild at the Oldfield hatchery.

Rupertites giving their 10-minute oral statements on the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline to the Joint Review Panel members.

Anger at federal government as most speakers skip Prince Rupert Enbridge hearings

Frustrated with changes to review panel process, most registered speakers stay home rather than give their oral statements to the panel.

Rupertites giving their 10-minute oral statements on the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline to the Joint Review Panel members.

Prince Rupert City council asks feds to retain EI programs for seasonal workers

City council has sent a letter to Finance Minister Jim Flaherty asking him not to cut EI programs that help seasonal fisheries workers.

(From left to right) Overwaite assistant manager Brian Munson

Kaien Island Anti-Poverty Society thanks Overwaitea for the food

The anti-poverty society thanks the Prince Rupert Overwaitea grocery store for donating produce for their free fruit and vegetable program.

(From left to right) Overwaite assistant manager Brian Munson

DFO shutting down coast guard radio stations, but Prince Rupert’s will be expanded

Prince Rupert's Coast Guard radio monitoring station is getting more staff and new equipment as stations elsewhere are shut down.

Westview Terminal

Prince Rupert Council asks for extension on pellet terminal environmental assessment

City council wants the public to be given more than three weeks to comment on new pellet terminal and a waterfront development plan.

Westview Terminal

Reminder: register a time for your statement at Enbridge hearings

If you are giving oral statement at the upcoming Enbridge hearings in Prince Rupert, the deadline for booking your time slot is tomorrow.

Province makes changes to ferry system to try to keep down skyrocketing fares

The province is making changes to the law, the ferry commissioners powers and how BC Ferries operates in order to fares down.

The most commonly said words during discussion at the  meetings between the port authority and stakeholders about the development of Cow Bay.

Port Authority to unveil design for expanding Cow Bay on Tuesday

The Prince Rupert Port Authority will be holding an open house to show off the design for the new Cow Bay at the Crest Hotel on Tuesday.

The most commonly said words during discussion at the  meetings between the port authority and stakeholders about the development of Cow Bay.

Prince Rupert’s new emergency building wouldn’t be ready to use for over two years

The architect helping Prince Rupert council with the emergency building issue says once approved it wouldn't be ready to use for 2.5 years.

Photos from part of the oil spill spotted by members of the Gitgaat Nation of Hartley Bay

Divers can’t investigate the leaking sunken ship until Saturday, Coast Guard

The divers have been hired and the equipment is being moved into place, but divers can't look for the cause of the oil leak until tomorrow.

Photos from part of the oil spill spotted by members of the Gitgaat Nation of Hartley Bay

Prince Rupert City Council passes 2012 budget

The city council finally passes its budget for 2012 after many cuts and compromises

Dave Russell raises the issue of the port tax cap after being told that it was normal that he has to keep paying more property taxes even though his property values have decreased by $16

Prince Rupert city council takes aim at cap on port’s property taxes

After falling port property values cost Prince Rupert $164k in lost tax revenue, council looks at fighting permanent cap on port tax rates.

Dave Russell raises the issue of the port tax cap after being told that it was normal that he has to keep paying more property taxes even though his property values have decreased by $16

Elmer Derrick responds to criticism of appointment to Prince Rupert Port Authority board

Elmer Derrick is irritated over assertions that his appointment to the Prince Rupert Port Authority could be a politically-motivated one.

15-year-old at centre of RCMP complaint was not suicidal, says her mother

The mother of the Prince Rupert girl who had her arm broken by an RCMP officer says that daughter was not suicidal and police overreacted.

Prince Rupert RCMP under investigation after complaint made

The Delta RCMP are investigating a complaint made by a Prince Rupert girl's family after her arm was broken during arrest.