Kevin Campbell

No more salmon tanks in SD52 classrooms

No more salmon tanks in SD52 classrooms

Planned upgrades to Oldfield Creek Hatchery also put on hold as feds cut thousands to program

No more salmon tanks in SD52 classrooms
Residents received their tax notices in the mail this past week and must pay by early July. Photo by Shannon Lough

Tax notices are in, and Rupertites are paying more for hospital upgrades

The Northwest Regional Hospital District has increased their taxes by 65 per cent

Residents received their tax notices in the mail this past week and must pay by early July. Photo by Shannon Lough
Air Canada is adding a third afternoon summer flight out of Prince Rupert Airport. File photo

Air Canada adds afternoon summer flight out of YPR

More flight options for travellers to and from Prince Rupert

Air Canada is adding a third afternoon summer flight out of Prince Rupert Airport. File photo
A new lifeboat station has been announced for Hartley Bay, to be constructed in 2018. Contributed/Government of Canada photo

Lifeboat station announced for Hartley Bay

Construction of the new station will begin in 2018

A new lifeboat station has been announced for Hartley Bay, to be constructed in 2018. Contributed/Government of Canada photo
Making the Carnival of Calamities possible…

Making the Carnival of Calamities possible…

The Prince Rupert Lions Club donates $1,500 to the Prince Rupert Special Events Society for Seafest

Making the Carnival of Calamities possible…
Two units at the top floor suffered significant fire damage after a fire broke out Wednesday morning at Parkside Resort Motel. Kevin Campbell photo

Parkside Resort Motel suffers early morning fire

Two rooms on the second floor have significant fire damage and two rooms below have water damage

Two units at the top floor suffered significant fire damage after a fire broke out Wednesday morning at Parkside Resort Motel. Kevin Campbell photo
Sam Wiley, Northern Capitals win it all in Kelowna

Sam Wiley, Northern Capitals win it all in Kelowna

One of the most competitive girls hockey tournaments in B.C. had a Prince Rupert flavour this year

Sam Wiley, Northern Capitals win it all in Kelowna
Smolt Festival releases thousands of smolts into Hays Creek

Smolt Festival releases thousands of smolts into Hays Creek

More than 8,000 coho smolts are on their way to the ocean thanks to volunteer efforts

Smolt Festival releases thousands of smolts into Hays Creek
Sports Briefs: May 31

Sports Briefs: May 31

Skeena River Relay, Rise ‘N Grind Skate Contest, Eclectic Dance Show

Sports Briefs: May 31
STORY AND VIDEO: MVP of the Week — Speedy Jason Rioux aims for family greatness

STORY AND VIDEO: MVP of the Week — Speedy Jason Rioux aims for family greatness

Jason Rioux comes from an athletic family and he’s aiming to catch his brothers’ success

STORY AND VIDEO: MVP of the Week — Speedy Jason Rioux aims for family greatness
Vo, McDonald lead Prince Rupert pack in track and field zones

Vo, McDonald lead Prince Rupert pack in track and field zones

Both dedicated track athletes and newcomers to the sport excelled in zones, which CHSS hosted

Vo, McDonald lead Prince Rupert pack in track and field zones
Lee Brain photo/Facebook.com                                 Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain, second from left, travelled with a delegation to connect with the city’s Alaskan neighbours to talk cruise traffic, highway systems and U.S.-Canada communications.

Prince Rupert delegation speaks to Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce

A delegation from Prince Rupert made a special appearance in Ketchikan

Lee Brain photo/Facebook.com                                 Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain, second from left, travelled with a delegation to connect with the city’s Alaskan neighbours to talk cruise traffic, highway systems and U.S.-Canada communications.
Lax Kw’alaams members celebrate skills graduation, momentous life turnarounds
Lax Kw’alaams members celebrate skills graduation, momentous life turnarounds
Gail Watkinson, centre, in the luminary ceremony, the final lap that honours cancer survivors and loved ones who lost their lives to cancer. Shannon Lough photo

STORY AND VIDEO: Whopping $120,000 raised at 2017 Prince Rupert Relay for Life

There were tears on the track, but also victorious laps taken by cancer survivors and supporters

Gail Watkinson, centre, in the luminary ceremony, the final lap that honours cancer survivors and loved ones who lost their lives to cancer. Shannon Lough photo
Port of Prince Rupert business development manager Michael Inman, centre, shakes hands with Ray-Mont Logistics’ Jonathan Hébert, left, and Loui Stathatos, right, at the port offices on Thursday. Ray-Mont is expected to finish constructing its transload facility on Ridley Island in late August, bringing new specialty bulk shipping capabilities to the port. Kevin Campbell photo

Port of Prince Rupert readies for specialty bulk cargo with Ray-Mont Logistics

More Canadian crops are making way through the Port of Prince Rupert starting late August

Port of Prince Rupert business development manager Michael Inman, centre, shakes hands with Ray-Mont Logistics’ Jonathan Hébert, left, and Loui Stathatos, right, at the port offices on Thursday. Ray-Mont is expected to finish constructing its transload facility on Ridley Island in late August, bringing new specialty bulk shipping capabilities to the port. Kevin Campbell photo
MVP of the Week: Hannah Scherr — Embracing the rough and tumble

MVP of the Week: Hannah Scherr — Embracing the rough and tumble

Hannah Scherr started her athletic career playing soccer. But something was missing.

MVP of the Week: Hannah Scherr — Embracing the rough and tumble
Prince Rupert dancers earn dozens of awards, scholarships from BCADC

Prince Rupert dancers earn dozens of awards, scholarships from BCADC

No matter what type of performance, dancers from both Spectrum City and DAPR shone

Prince Rupert dancers earn dozens of awards, scholarships from BCADC
Sports in Brief: May 24, 2017

Sports in Brief: May 24, 2017

Relay for Life 2017, Skeena River Relay fills up, Kasiks Archery Shoot

Sports in Brief: May 24, 2017
Contributed: Juliane Mark

Roosevelt Park the team to beat in 2017 Bike to Work Week

With summer around the corner, it’s time to clean off the bikes and get pedaling on the North Coast.

Contributed: Juliane Mark
Circumnavigational journey brings Freya Hoffmeister to Prince Rupert

Circumnavigational journey brings Freya Hoffmeister to Prince Rupert

World-renowned open ocean paddler Freya Hoffmeister is facing her biggest challenge yet.

Circumnavigational journey brings Freya Hoffmeister to Prince Rupert