Karissa Gall

Rupert SPCA says new traps will get the drop on cats

Rupert SPCA says new traps will get the drop on cats

Trap–neuter–return program determined to introduce a drop trap for feral colonies

Rupert SPCA says new traps will get the drop on cats
(Northern View file)

City of Prince Rupert lifts water quality advisory

The City announced on Friday that a false positive is what led to the water quality scare

(Northern View file)
Students from Roosevelt Park Elementary School and Prince Rupert Middle School were the first to take to the steps of Prince Rupert City Hall on March 15 to raise awareness about climate change as part of a global student protest. (Gareth Millroy/The Northern View)

Rupert students stage city hall sit-in as part of worldwide protest

Mayor Lee Brain invited the group of about 20 students inside for climate discussion

Students from Roosevelt Park Elementary School and Prince Rupert Middle School were the first to take to the steps of Prince Rupert City Hall on March 15 to raise awareness about climate change as part of a global student protest. (Gareth Millroy/The Northern View)
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POLL: Do you want a 2% tax cut or should the city have a tax freeze and use the money for something else?

The 2% tax cut equals to about $28 in savings for the year, per home owner

(Northern View file)
Port Edward crossing upgrades were expected to be done by mid-January, and with new discoveries of rot under the tiles, that timeline has been extended. (The Northern View file photo)
Port Edward crossing upgrades were expected to be done by mid-January, and with new discoveries of rot under the tiles, that timeline has been extended. (The Northern View file photo)
A rendering of the Vopak tidewater access terminal proposed for Ridley Island from water, presented to Port Edward Council at their March 12 regular meeting. (Source: Vopak presentation)

Port Edward councillors raise Vopak emergency preparedness concerns

At the March 12 meeting councillor Kristoff said “nobody’s ready” for the increased rail traffic

A rendering of the Vopak tidewater access terminal proposed for Ridley Island from water, presented to Port Edward Council at their March 12 regular meeting. (Source: Vopak presentation)
North Coast Community Services infant/supported child development consultant Sarah Browne demonstrates a vibrating sensory tray in their new sensory playroom. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)

Sensory playroom opens for children with special needs

NCCS opens playroom in Prince Rupert, Family Connections receives award nomination

North Coast Community Services infant/supported child development consultant Sarah Browne demonstrates a vibrating sensory tray in their new sensory playroom. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)
Coastal Shellfish Great Bear Scallops cooking in Wheelhouse Brewing mash for a new “Great Bear Scallop Stout.” (Craig Outhet photo)

Wheelhouse Brewing releases new Great Bear Scallop Stout

Wheelhouse collaborated with Coastal Shellfish to brew the briny St. Patrick’s Day beer

Coastal Shellfish Great Bear Scallops cooking in Wheelhouse Brewing mash for a new “Great Bear Scallop Stout.” (Craig Outhet photo)
Prince Rupert Middle School student Cameron Sawka presented his climate change and carbon capture project at Charles Hayes Secondary School on March 8 as part of the district science fair. The Grade 7 student said he’s looking forward to taking his pea shoot-planting robot to the regional science fair next month. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert middle-schooler programs robot to plant pea shoots

Cameron Sawka looking forward to presenting carbon capture project at regional science fair

Prince Rupert Middle School student Cameron Sawka presented his climate change and carbon capture project at Charles Hayes Secondary School on March 8 as part of the district science fair. The Grade 7 student said he’s looking forward to taking his pea shoot-planting robot to the regional science fair next month. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)
Mayor Lee Brain (right), North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice (centre left) and community partners celebrate the opening of the Crow’s Nest Lodge supportive modular housing project on March 8 at 1450 Park Ave. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)

Crow’s Nest Lodge supportive housing officially opens with conference and tour

NCTS executive director Colleen White said people will start moving in at the end of the month

Mayor Lee Brain (right), North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice (centre left) and community partners celebrate the opening of the Crow’s Nest Lodge supportive modular housing project on March 8 at 1450 Park Ave. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)
Kai Leighton leads a fast break for the Rainmakers in January 2019. Leighton was the player of the game for the quarterfinal of the 2019 B.C. high school boys 2A basketball tournament. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View file)

Senior Rainmakers advance to semifinals

The team won their quarterfinal match against Westsyde 87-68 on Thursday

Kai Leighton leads a fast break for the Rainmakers in January 2019. Leighton was the player of the game for the quarterfinal of the 2019 B.C. high school boys 2A basketball tournament. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View file)
Dale Horne (right) took over ownership of Johnny’s Machine Shop on March 1, just before the shop celebrates its 50th anniversary. Johnny Basso (centre) founded the shop in 1969 and eldest son Rob had been the owner for the past 20 years. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)

Johnny’s Machine Shop will turn 50 under new ownership

Rob, son of shop founder Johnny Basso, passes torch to Dale Horne

Dale Horne (right) took over ownership of Johnny’s Machine Shop on March 1, just before the shop celebrates its 50th anniversary. Johnny Basso (centre) founded the shop in 1969 and eldest son Rob had been the owner for the past 20 years. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)
Rainmakers forward Kai Leighton goes up for an uncontested layup against Prince George in this January 2019 file photo. (Nick Laws/The Northern View file)

Rainmakers win first championship game by more than 70 points

The Prince Rupert senior high school team started the provincial tournament strong on Wednesday

Rainmakers forward Kai Leighton goes up for an uncontested layup against Prince George in this January 2019 file photo. (Nick Laws/The Northern View file)
Provincial government invests in mechanical upgrades at Charles Hays Secondary School. (Shannon Lough/Northern View File)

Prince Rupert School District receives $1.5 million from province

Upgrades planned for Lax Kxeen and Pineridge elementary schools, Charles Hays Secondary

Provincial government invests in mechanical upgrades at Charles Hays Secondary School. (Shannon Lough/Northern View File)
Rupert artist Robin Knox will teach acrylic pouring on March 16 at the Ice House Gallery. Knox recently won a spot in the Federation of Canadian Artists 2019 Abstracted gallery show for an acrylic pouring piece. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)

Video: Drip paint like Pollock at Ice House art class

Robin Knox previews acrylic pouring that she will teach on March 16 in Prince Rupert

Rupert artist Robin Knox will teach acrylic pouring on March 16 at the Ice House Gallery. Knox recently won a spot in the Federation of Canadian Artists 2019 Abstracted gallery show for an acrylic pouring piece. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)
The Charles Hays Junior Rainmakers won three games and lost two at the B.C. basketball championship last week. (Submitted photo)

Rainmakers return from B.C. championship with three wins, two losses

Basketball coach Kevin Sawka says team played hard against Triple, Quad A-sized schools

The Charles Hays Junior Rainmakers won three games and lost two at the B.C. basketball championship last week. (Submitted photo)
Neptune Inn in 2017. (File photo)

Warburtons will rehabilitate Neptune Inn with a twist

Couple is conceptualizing the project while waiting to get back on the Prince Rupert council agenda

Neptune Inn in 2017. (File photo)
Rupert man Greg Butts, a.k.a Lothar the Gregarious, will lead the new Society for Creative Anachronism group in Prince Rupert. Butts moved to Prince Rupert two years ago and has been involved with the SCA for more than two decades. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)

Medieval-minded Rupertites request independence from Tir Bannog (Smithers)

Greg Butts a.k.a Lothar the Gregarious brings Society for Creative Anachronism to Prince Rupert

Rupert man Greg Butts, a.k.a Lothar the Gregarious, will lead the new Society for Creative Anachronism group in Prince Rupert. Butts moved to Prince Rupert two years ago and has been involved with the SCA for more than two decades. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)
A few of the 28th annual Children’s Festival financial sponsors pose with special events director Bev Killbery (centre right) outside City Hall on Feb. 27. (Karissa Gall/Black Press Media)

“Fizzical Fizzicks” at Children’s Fest this weekend

2019 festival features an act that crosses circus, science concepts

A few of the 28th annual Children’s Festival financial sponsors pose with special events director Bev Killbery (centre right) outside City Hall on Feb. 27. (Karissa Gall/Black Press Media)
Kaien Anti-Poverty Society executive director Colleen Hermanson bags food surplus items collected from Save-On-Foods for delivery to seniors on Feb. 28. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)

KAPS hopes to get hands on handhelds under Save-On program

Director hopes more food surplus items will be made available, like sandwiches

Kaien Anti-Poverty Society executive director Colleen Hermanson bags food surplus items collected from Save-On-Foods for delivery to seniors on Feb. 28. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)