Kevin Campbell

Prince Rupert school board in brief: April 11

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

Prince Rupert school board in brief: April 11
The NDP are proposing a fare freeze on all major BC Ferries routes.

NDP proposes BC Ferries rate freeze

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

The NDP are proposing a fare freeze on all major BC Ferries routes.
The Borealis String Quartet performs at the Lester Centre of the Arts on April 2 in tandem with three northwest music students

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

The Borealis String Quartet performs at the Lester Centre of the Arts on April 2 in tandem with three northwest music students
The Phantom of the Opera will be in Prince Rupert on Saturday

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

The Phantom of the Opera will be in Prince Rupert on Saturday
Darren Laur and his family business

‘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

Darren Laur and his family business
Vince Sampare

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

Vince Sampare
Where once stood a pulp mill

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

Where once stood a pulp mill
Heavy snowfall costs have forced city staff to recommend an increase to the mill rate for 2017.

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

Heavy snowfall costs have forced city staff to recommend an increase to the mill rate for 2017.
Conservation Officer Gareth Scrivener proposed a Great Bear Rainforest wildlife interpretive centre in Prince Rupert to Rupert city council 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

Conservation Officer Gareth Scrivener proposed a Great Bear Rainforest wildlife interpretive centre in Prince Rupert to Rupert city council in March.
The Nathan E. Stewart tug and barge is raised from the coastal waters off Bella Bella late last year.

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

The Nathan E. Stewart tug and barge is raised from the coastal waters off Bella Bella late last year.
City worker Domingos Oliveira ribbons off the old New Moon restaurant location on Third Avenue West after strong Tuesday night winds upended the boarded wall

A rather blustery day…

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

City worker Domingos Oliveira ribbons off the old New Moon restaurant location on Third Avenue West after strong Tuesday night winds upended the boarded wall
The North Pacific Cannery received $75

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.

The North Pacific Cannery received $75
David Coburn

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.

David Coburn
Volunteer surveyors with the Business Walk initiative wrap up a hard day's work at the Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce offices.

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

Volunteer surveyors with the Business Walk initiative wrap up a hard day's work at the Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce offices.
Dodge Cove

NCRD in brief: March 24 meeting

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

Dodge Cove
Isabel Barrios poses with the BC SPCA’s silent auction items at Breaker’s Pub last Thursday. The Rupert branch raised $3

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

Isabel Barrios poses with the BC SPCA’s silent auction items at Breaker’s Pub last Thursday. The Rupert branch raised $3
La Gondola claimed the Prince Rupert Oldtimers Hockey League Cup on Sunday evening for the first time in approximately five years

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.

La Gondola claimed the Prince Rupert Oldtimers Hockey League Cup on Sunday evening for the first time in approximately five years
Coun. Barry Cunningham asked city staff to look into the possibility of potential bylaw violations with medicinal marijuana grow-ops around town.

Marijuana smells a nuisance

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

Coun. Barry Cunningham asked city staff to look into the possibility of potential bylaw violations with medicinal marijuana grow-ops around town.
The Prince Rupert budget consulation wrapped up for 2017.

Budget consultation wraps up

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

The Prince Rupert budget consulation wrapped up for 2017.
Rob and Constance Eby

Open for business

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

Rob and Constance Eby