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Charlie Bourque hasn’t lived in Prince Rupert long, but she’s already immersed herself in the many outdoor sports the region has to offer. Photo by Bevan Hamilton.

MVP of the Week: Charlie Bourque — Skiing, climbing and everything in between

Charlie Bourque hasn’t lived here long, but she is already embracing all that the West Coast offers.

Charlie Bourque hasn’t lived in Prince Rupert long, but she’s already immersed herself in the many outdoor sports the region has to offer. Photo by Bevan Hamilton.
Damen Bell-Holter will be visiting Prince Rupert the last weekend in May to teach Prince Rupert Minor Basketball Association players some new skills and to work on some old ones. Photo contributed.

Sports in Brief: May 17

Brief sports stories from around the Prince Rupert region for the week of May 17.

Damen Bell-Holter will be visiting Prince Rupert the last weekend in May to teach Prince Rupert Minor Basketball Association players some new skills and to work on some old ones. Photo contributed.
The Rainmakers outscored Caledonia in the second half, but a tough first did them in for a 27-15 loss on Thursday at Patullo Field. Photo by Bevan Hamilton.

Charles Hays fifteens fall in valiant effort to Terrace

In their first game as a fifteens squad, CHSS loses 27-15 to Terrace.

The Rainmakers outscored Caledonia in the second half, but a tough first did them in for a 27-15 loss on Thursday at Patullo Field. Photo by Bevan Hamilton.
Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club head coach Chris Street, left, and Stella Kafka, a PRASC board member, accept a $2,600 cheque from Terry Sawka on behalf of the Islander Hall Society. The money will be purposed for an upcoming regional swim meet PRASC is hosting in June. Photo by Bevan Hamilton.

Prince Rupert Rapids receive generous donation from Islander Hall Society

Islander Hall Society contributes money to Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club

Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club head coach Chris Street, left, and Stella Kafka, a PRASC board member, accept a $2,600 cheque from Terry Sawka on behalf of the Islander Hall Society. The money will be purposed for an upcoming regional swim meet PRASC is hosting in June. Photo by Bevan Hamilton.
The Prince Rupert Rugby Seamen travelled to Prince George on the weekend. Photo contributed.

Prince Rupert Sports in Brief: May 10

Brief sports stories from around the Prince Rupert region for the week of May 10.

The Prince Rupert Rugby Seamen travelled to Prince George on the weekend. Photo contributed.
A bomb squad was called from Prince George to destroy industrial explosives in the Prince Rupert region. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

Industrial explosives safely destroyed in Prince Rupert

A bomb squad was called from Prince George to destroy explosives in Prince Rupert.

A bomb squad was called from Prince George to destroy industrial explosives in the Prince Rupert region. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons.
File photo/ The Northern View                                Kai Leighton will be taking his talents to Regina with the U15 Team BC squad this summer.

Kai Leighton makes U15 Team BC squad

Kai Leighton will travel to Regina this summer with the Team BC U15 squad.

File photo/ The Northern View                                Kai Leighton will be taking his talents to Regina with the U15 Team BC squad this summer.
Bevan Hamilton/ The Northern View                                Jamie Komadina has already run several marathons, but her ultimate dream is to run in the Boston Marathon.

MVP of the Week: Jamie Komadina — Marathon Runner

Jamie Komadina has a secret dream of one day running in the Boston Marathon.

Bevan Hamilton/ The Northern View                                Jamie Komadina has already run several marathons, but her ultimate dream is to run in the Boston Marathon.
Bevan Hamilton/ The Northern View                                Cooper Jackson won first prize in an art show put on by the North Coast Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society in April. Her piece is now on display at the Oceanside Mall.

Young Rupert artist wins award for piece on different belief systems

Cooper Jackson won first prize for her art piece about different belief systems.

Bevan Hamilton/ The Northern View                                Cooper Jackson won first prize in an art show put on by the North Coast Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society in April. Her piece is now on display at the Oceanside Mall.
Contributed/ The Northern View                                Jonathan Cohen, Anna McRobbie, Jessica Newman, Lionel Conant, Rose Marie Conant and Sarah Dantzer display some of more than 5,000 cigarette butts they cleaned up on Saturday.

Rupert collects more than 5,000 cigarette butts

A handful of Prince Rupert citizens collected more than 5,000 cigarette butts on Saturday.

Contributed/ The Northern View                                Jonathan Cohen, Anna McRobbie, Jessica Newman, Lionel Conant, Rose Marie Conant and Sarah Dantzer display some of more than 5,000 cigarette butts they cleaned up on Saturday.
Contributed/ The Northern View                                Prince Rupert cleaned up at the Pacific Northwest Music Festival in Terrace, like these Dance Academy of Prince Rupert dancers.

Rupert dancers clean up at Pacific Northwest Music Festival

Prince Rupert dancers cleaned up at the Pacific Northwest Music Festival in Terrace.

Contributed/ The Northern View                                Prince Rupert cleaned up at the Pacific Northwest Music Festival in Terrace, like these Dance Academy of Prince Rupert dancers.
Zac Dolan qualified for his first Canadian Juniors time. File photo.

Dolan, Rapids post strong weekend in Prince George

Zach Dolan qualified for his first 15-year-old Canadian Junior National time.

Zac Dolan qualified for his first Canadian Juniors time. File photo.
Bevan Hamilton/ The Northern View                                Prince Rupert U12 Rep soccer players Janelle Pomponio, front left, and Lyla O’Brien, back left, watch the play after Pomponio carried it into the Lax Kw’alaams zone. Rupert won the game 4-0.

Rupert U12 Rep girls tackle Lax Kw’alaams

The Prince Rupert U12 Rep girls soccer team opens its season against Lax Kw’alaams.

Bevan Hamilton/ The Northern View                                Prince Rupert U12 Rep soccer players Janelle Pomponio, front left, and Lyla O’Brien, back left, watch the play after Pomponio carried it into the Lax Kw’alaams zone. Rupert won the game 4-0.
Tobie Wick is the co-owner of Zikhara Yoga in Prince Rupert, but she was a lead dancer and choreographer at a family-owned First Nations dance company for years. Photo by Bevan Hamilton.

MVP of the Week: Tobie Wick — Dance of the ancestors

Tobie Wick has combined her passions of dance and yoga her entire life.

Tobie Wick is the co-owner of Zikhara Yoga in Prince Rupert, but she was a lead dancer and choreographer at a family-owned First Nations dance company for years. Photo by Bevan Hamilton.

Prince Rupert minor hockey hardware handed out

Prince Rupert Minor Hockey Association hands out its yearly awards.

The proposed Aurora LNG project on Digby Island. Contributed.

Aurora LNG project still in the works

Nexen Energy representatives gave Port Edward council an update on the Aurora LNG project.

The proposed Aurora LNG project on Digby Island. Contributed.
The proposed Aurora LNG project on Digby Island. Contributed.

Aurora LNG project still in the works

Nexen Energy representatives gave Port Edward council an update on the Aurora LNG project.

The proposed Aurora LNG project on Digby Island. Contributed.
Bevan Hamilton/ The Northern View                                Isobella Norman, left, and Emma Touchet go door-to-door fundraising for Relay for Life.

Relay for Life series: Money for medicine

Isobella Norman and Emma Touchet are two young, earnest Relay for Life fundraisers.

Bevan Hamilton/ The Northern View                                Isobella Norman, left, and Emma Touchet go door-to-door fundraising for Relay for Life.
Emily Mair and Delaney Hebert of the Charles Hays Rainmakers battled with their team on a playday in Kitimat on the weekend. Photo contributed.

Rainmakers capture first victory in Kitimat

The Charles Hays Rainmakers won their first game of the year in Kitimat last weekend.

Emily Mair and Delaney Hebert of the Charles Hays Rainmakers battled with their team on a playday in Kitimat on the weekend. Photo contributed.

Girls’ soccer Rainmakers battle to double draws in Terrace

The CHSS Rainmakers tied Hazelton and a team from Haida Gwaii over the past weekend in Terrace