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Shaping the future of northwest girls hockey

The seeds have been planted for the next crop of northwest female hockey players.

Highway 16 in northwestern BC to be better maintained during winter

Decision reflects increased industrial traffic, says the provincial government

U16 hockey set for BC Winter Games

Two Prince Rupert players are ready to represent the northwest in Mission next month.

Regional unemployment goes up as 2013 comes to an end

Seasonal employment conditions were reflected in December 2013's jobs total for the Northwest compared to November 2013.

Healthy students the focus of 60 Minute Kids’ Club

An hour a day of fitness can be made fun, especially when it is coupled with other healthy choices like eating right.

B.C. Winter Games in Mission Feb. 20-23

About 2,500 volunteers will be needed for B.C. Winter Games

Northwest unemployment rate falls to five per cent

The number of people working dropped from October to November but so did the available workforce in the region, Stats Canada reports.

Samaras helps lead Terrace to gold

Rupert netminder Kat Samaras helped the Terrace midget reps beat Lower Mainland teams handily at a tournament in Kamloops last month.

Regions jobless rate unchanged in October

The jobless rate held steady in northwestern B.C. in October compared to September, Statistics Canada on Nov. 8.

Northwestern BC jobs picture brightens

Region's jobless rate now nearly half of what it was a year ago

LocalWork.ca launched

Black Press Media Group is pleased to announce the arrival of LocalWork.ca, our new jobs and resume website.

PNG rates on the decline

Northwest natural gas users are now benefitting from lower rates due to a continuing glut of the fuel in North America.

Prince Rupert Kings remember Dave Pickett

One of the best to play on the Prince Rupert Kings passed away last week.

Northwest jobless rate up

The number of people working in the Northwest increased slightly in August over July, reports Statistics Canada.

Northern job website launched

A website meant to connect workers with skilled jobs expected from industrial development in the coming years is now active.

Northwest leaders tour Fort McMurray

More than 20 northern residents spent Aug. 15 touring various Fort McMurray area oilsands developments courtesy of Enbridge.

Usedeverywhere.com launches free buy and sell site for Prince Rupert

It's the largest Canadian-owned classified site in Victoria, Ottawa and PEI and now it's coming to a screen near you.

Unemployment rate drops below seven per cent

June employment figures for the region released today show the jobs picture continues to improve.

Terrace’s Fall Run cancelled

Runners in the northwest were taken aback last month with an announcement stating that the Fall Run would be cancelled.

Northwest jobless rate drops for second straight month, remains highest in B.C.

The number of people working in the Northwest increased in May from April, says Statistics Canada in its latest employment release.