Kevin Campbell

Prince Rupert school board in brief: April 11

Board wants PRMS answers; Board defeats $10aDay daycare support; Two-week spring break approved; Enrolment drops again

NDP proposes BC Ferries rate freeze

Major routes would have frozen fares, smaller routes proposed to have rolled back fares by 15 per cent

Borealis String Quartet delights Prince Rupert…

The Borealis String Quartet performs at the Lester Centre of the Arts on April 2 in tandem with three northwest music students

Phantom of the Opera meets ballet at Lester Centre

A timeless story mixed with a timeless artistic medium is set to dazzle North Coast audiences

‘White Hatter’ educates Rupert youth on Internet safety

Online predators, bullying, harassment, inappropriate material – these days there’s no shortage of dangers associated with the Internet

STORY AND VIDEO: Friendship House Association able to purchase new 15-passenger van to stop hitchhiking

A brand new 15-passenger vehicle is the newest endeavour to help combat hitchhiking along Highway 16

City inks deal with Pembina for Watson Island propane terminal

The City of Prince Rupert and Pembina Pipelines sign letter of intent to construct propane terminal on Watson Island

City of Prince Rupert trying to push through tax mill rate increase going up another 50%

City staff are now recommending a 2.25 per cent increase to the mill rate, up from 1.5 per cent originally proposed in March

Wildlife interpretive centre pitched to Rupert council

Conservation officer Gareth Scrivner introduces idea for Great Bear Rainforest wildlife interpretive centre to be set up in Prince Rupert

Heiltsuk blast government for ‘failures’ in immediate Nathan E. Stewart response

Investigative report released by tribal council outline a number of challenges the Heiltsuk council faced in gathering info, recovering oil

A rather blustery day…

The New Moon's boarded wall falls onto the sidewalk after strong Tuesday night winds blew through Prince Rupert

Cannery receives $75,000 grant for Canada150

The working dock at the North Pacific Cannery is one step closer to completion with a $75,000 grant awarded for the project.

New markets near and far for North Coast businesses

The province is supporting a pilot project for small and mid-sized businesses in Prince Rupert looking to grow their operations.

Business Walk aims to take economic snapshot of Rupert

Volunteers ask area businesses about where they find themselves as the project partners gain an understanding of each's needs and wants

NCRD in brief: March 24 meeting

Board delays OCP adoption; Car Wash Rock a concern; Two appointed to recycling committee

STORY AND VIDEO: BC SPCA raises $3,625 from Burger Night

Rupert branch raises $3,625 and sells 64 tickets from March's Burger and a Pint Night at Breakers Pub

Old Dogs, New Tricks

La Gondola claimed the Prince Rupert Oldtimers Hockey League Cup, topping Entire 3-2 in a six-round shootout for the 2017 title.

Marijuana smells a nuisance

Coun. Barry Cunningham asked city staff to look into potential bylaw violations with medicinal marijuana grow-ops around Prince Rupert.

Budget consultation wraps up

Prince Rupert chief financial officer Corinne Bomben presented the final budget consultation opportunity at the March 20 council meeting

Open for business

Rob and Constance Eby cut the ribbon for the grand re-opening of Ashley Home Store Prince Rupert last Saturday morning.