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Joy Sundin and Bev Killbery join This Week Podcast for episode 88 to talk about the 40th annual Seafest in Prince Rupert. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

This Week Podcast — Episode 88

Prepping for the 40th Seafest in Prince Rupert, our hosts are joined by a special fishy guest

Joy Sundin and Bev Killbery join This Week Podcast for episode 88 to talk about the 40th annual Seafest in Prince Rupert. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
751 customers were out of power on June 6 in Prince Rupert. (BCHydro/Google Maps)

Power outage in Prince Rupert under investigation

BCHydro crews are working on a power outage on the east side of the city

751 customers were out of power on June 6 in Prince Rupert. (BCHydro/Google Maps)
The cause of the killer whale’s death is still unknown after she was found on Dundas Island on May 30. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Dead killer whale found off the North Coast of B.C.

Marine researchers performed a necropsy off Dundas Island to determine death of the young orca

The cause of the killer whale’s death is still unknown after she was found on Dundas Island on May 30. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
Prince Rupert Landfill Site is ready to hire the right construction crew for its expansion. (File photo)

Contractors wanted for Prince Rupert landfill expansion

City posted an outline of the project on BC Bids, project expected to be completed by Nov. 2

Prince Rupert Landfill Site is ready to hire the right construction crew for its expansion. (File photo)
Two cars collided near the SPCA turn off on Highway 16 in Prince Rupert. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)

Two break-and-enters in two days, multiple drunk drivers on Highway 16

Two-car collision in Prince Rupert on May 30 was the result of impaired driving

Two cars collided near the SPCA turn off on Highway 16 in Prince Rupert. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)
Tyler Portelance and George Baker on stage at the Tom Rooney Playhouse for Killer Joe, June 1 and 2. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Behind the scenes of Killer Joe

Prince Rupert actors brought a dark sense of humour at the Tom Rooney Playhouse on June 1 and 2

Tyler Portelance and George Baker on stage at the Tom Rooney Playhouse for Killer Joe, June 1 and 2. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Jillian LeBlanc is offering a scholarship to women from Rupert who are interested in politics. (Cynthia Munster Photography)

Cultivating young female leaders in northern B.C.

MP Nathan Cullen, MLA Jennifer Rice on panel for LeBlanc Scholarship Women’s Leadership Training

Jillian LeBlanc is offering a scholarship to women from Rupert who are interested in politics. (Cynthia Munster Photography)
Work crews divert traffic on McBride Street to repair a water main break on June 1 (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

UPDATE: Water main break on McBride may require full replacement

Fewer lanes are open on Highway 16 through Prince Rupert as construction continues

Work crews divert traffic on McBride Street to repair a water main break on June 1 (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Two cars collided on Highway 16 near Prince Rupert on May 30, 2018. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)

No one injured in two-car collision on Highway 16

Two vehicles were involved in a crash near Prince Rupert on May 30

Two cars collided on Highway 16 near Prince Rupert on May 30, 2018. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)
A line of dead vegetation next to CN’s rail line near the Skeena River prompted Luanne Roth to notify the Ministry of Environment. (Photo submitted by T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation)

CN Rail refuses to submit pest plan in wake of government probe

Province investigates CN’s practices after dead vegetation was found along the Skeena River in 2017

A line of dead vegetation next to CN’s rail line near the Skeena River prompted Luanne Roth to notify the Ministry of Environment. (Photo submitted by T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation)
Carol Hadland passes out the last communion at the First Presbyterian Church in Prince Rupert. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

The last service of Prince Rupert’s First Presbyterian Church

93 years later, the historic North Coast church was decommissioned on May 30

Carol Hadland passes out the last communion at the First Presbyterian Church in Prince Rupert. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
$1,000 came around the bend for the Grand Trunk Pacific Model Railroad Club. On May 7, Jim Grilz, the treasurer for the Islander Hall Society presented the money to the train club’s president and CEO Dave Walker in front of the Northern View. The donation, Walker said, will help the club — and their trains — go a long way. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

$1,000 on track for model train society

Donations to the Grand Truck Pacific Model Railroad Club help keep their trains in line

$1,000 came around the bend for the Grand Trunk Pacific Model Railroad Club. On May 7, Jim Grilz, the treasurer for the Islander Hall Society presented the money to the train club’s president and CEO Dave Walker in front of the Northern View. The donation, Walker said, will help the club — and their trains — go a long way. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Peggy Luckham-Okrainetz is a helping hand at the Prince Rupert Salvation Army’s soup kitchen. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Heart of Our City: Soup for the soul

Peggy Luckham-Okrainetz has been lending a helping hand to the Salvation Army for more than 15 years

Peggy Luckham-Okrainetz is a helping hand at the Prince Rupert Salvation Army’s soup kitchen. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Greyhound is ending its northern B.C. passenger routes on June 1, 2018. (X. Y. Zeng photo)

Wheels on new BC Bus North service start June 4

As Greyhound passenger service departs northern B.C., province launches interim routes

Greyhound is ending its northern B.C. passenger routes on June 1, 2018. (X. Y. Zeng photo)
Doug Kerr Field got new turf and an old name as the field is being rehabilitated for a little league baseball diamond. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Council briefs: Mayor Brain talks Vancouver trip, Councillor Niesh calls recreation a turning point

Prince Rupert city council discuss the port tax and Rampage funding opportunities on May 28

Doug Kerr Field got new turf and an old name as the field is being rehabilitated for a little league baseball diamond. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Several members of the A42 killer whale pod breach the surface of the harbour in Prince Rupert. (Caitlin Birdsall photo)

Northern resident killer whale numbers reach record high

Population numbers have more than doubled since the 1970s

Several members of the A42 killer whale pod breach the surface of the harbour in Prince Rupert. (Caitlin Birdsall photo)
Samuel Costa, Kiran Dias and Amal Atyah show the awards the Prince Rupert Middle School bands won at MusicFest Canada 2018. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

PRMS bands bring home gold and silver from MusicFest Canada 2018

Two Prince Rupert Middle School students were also awarded honours in Toronto for their solos

Samuel Costa, Kiran Dias and Amal Atyah show the awards the Prince Rupert Middle School bands won at MusicFest Canada 2018. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Streeter of the Week: Will you submit a law to Nathan Cullen’s Create Your Canada contest?

Streeter of the Week: Will you submit a law to Nathan Cullen’s Create Your Canada contest?

Create Your Canada is open to Cullen’s riding until fall 2018

Streeter of the Week: Will you submit a law to Nathan Cullen’s Create Your Canada contest?
Port of Prince Rupert trade doing well in first four months of 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Trade continues to increase through Port of Prince Rupert

In first four months of 2018, thousands more tonnes of cargo moved through the North Coast terminals

Port of Prince Rupert trade doing well in first four months of 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
A man and woman were arrested for assault at a home on Seventh Avenue East. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
A man and woman were arrested for assault at a home on Seventh Avenue East. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)