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Mulcair talks tankers during Northwest tour

It was a whirlwind trip and tour for the official leader of the federal opposition, Thomas Mulcair.

Last year's People's Choice winner was Christina Dutkowski.

Vote for the People’s Choice ‘Best Photo’

Voting for the Next Generation People's Choice photo contest is open until Sept. 7 at midnight

Last year's People's Choice winner was Christina Dutkowski.
Rafunzel and the charming prince leave the tower toward a happy ending at the end of the kids' camp play.

Nine shows highlight Udderfest 2014

Members of the Prince Rupert theatre community took centre stage last week for Udderfest.

Rafunzel and the charming prince leave the tower toward a happy ending at the end of the kids' camp play.

Is your clock running fast?

If you've noticed some clocks running fast last week, you're not in a time warp or going crazy.

This is the scene as a container train collided with a logging truck just outside of Burns Lake.

UPDATE: Derailed train included 22 containers filled with household goods

A CN Rail train derailed in the earlier hours of Friday morning near the Hampton sawmill at Decker Lake after hitting a logging truck.

This is the scene as a container train collided with a logging truck just outside of Burns Lake.
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Your Best Shot finalists chosen

More than 2,100 entries received for the second annual contest

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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip of Penticton reaches out to an audience member during the grand entry of the delegates to the 2014 BC Elders Gathering at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

B.C.’s Elders Gathering in Penticton unique in Canada

More than 3,500 people attended the 38th annual Elders Gathering in Penticton July 7 to 9.

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip of Penticton reaches out to an audience member during the grand entry of the delegates to the 2014 BC Elders Gathering at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Second pipeline proposed through Lava Bed Memorial Park

TransCanada isn't the only pipeline company considering a route through the Nisga'a Lava Bed Memorial Park.

Hundreds of representatives from the mining industry will be in Vanderhoof for the 2014 Minerals North Conference.

Vanderhoof to host Miinerals North 2014

The eyes of the mining industry will be looking to Vanderhoof later this month as Minerals North takes place from May 21-23.

Hundreds of representatives from the mining industry will be in Vanderhoof for the 2014 Minerals North Conference.
Brendan Mah of Team Pressure Testers II stands next to his pospicle stick creation.

Prince Rupert students excel in bridge building contest

There were no bridges too far at the popsicle stick bridge competition held at Mount Elizabeth Middle Secondary School on May 3.

Brendan Mah of Team Pressure Testers II stands next to his pospicle stick creation.
Giulianna Hauknes of Prince Rupert and Christine Moody of Skidegate took the top prize in the Skeena-Nass Centre for Innovation in Resource Economics competition.

Prince Rupert entrepreneur awarded for innovation

Rick Brouwer is more convinced than ever the region could use a place to nurture regional creativity.

Giulianna Hauknes of Prince Rupert and Christine Moody of Skidegate took the top prize in the Skeena-Nass Centre for Innovation in Resource Economics competition.

Province to spend $1 million on northwestern B.C. planning

Local governments will get help to cope with pressures of an expanding economy

Are you keeping your children safe?

Education and awareness are needed to stop human trafficking in our communities.

Northwest labour force declining, Stats Canada figures show

Fewer people are working in the region now than the same period in 2013, indicates the latest information from Statistics Canada.

Steelhead LNG looking to the North Coast

A potential liquefied natural gas company is looking towards future development on the west coast.

Prentice tasked with seeking First Nations approval of Northern Gateway

A former federal Conservative cabinet minister has been named to the delicate job of looking for First Nations approval by Enbridge.

Hobiyee celebration set for Greenville

Hobiyee celebrations return to Laxgalts'ap (Greenville) after five years of the event making the rounds through the Nisga'a communities.

Prince Rupert man facing multiple charges in Prince George, Vanderhoof area

A Prince Rupert man is facing multiple charges following a series of criminal offences in the Prince George and Vanderhoof area.

Website provides LNG information

The project is being undertaken by three northwestern BC environmental groups

Canadian Freightways will no longer be operating west of Prince George.

Canadian Freightways stopping operations west of Prince George

Canadian Freightways is closing its operations west of Prince George along Hwy 16 and have Bandstra act as its agent in the region.

Canadian Freightways will no longer be operating west of Prince George.