Kevin Campbell

Carly Cochrane

Nisga’a Rupertite wins it all

One Rupert baller won it all in the girls division at the Junior All Native Basketball Tournament in Kelowna last week.

Carly Cochrane
The popular travel-booking site

Expedia singles out Rupert

Expedia.ca, named Prince Rupert as one of Canada’s top small towns to visit for a Canada Day getaway this summer.

The popular travel-booking site
The Borealis String Quartet

String Quartet at the Lester

A rare opportunity to hear a world-class string quartet is coming to Prince Rupert this Sunday, April 2.

The Borealis String Quartet
The Friendship House Association in Prince Rupert is getting a boost from the province to support its community vehicles.

Safe rides supported in Rupert as part of Highway 16 action plan

The province announced $2 million in grants for community vehicles, which includes support for a Prince Rupert indigenous organization.

The Friendship House Association in Prince Rupert is getting a boost from the province to support its community vehicles.
Conrad Elementary School was one of two schools in Prince Rupert that received boosts to its infrastructure lifespan due to a $550

Conrad, Lax Kxeen received funding boosts from province

Two Prince Rupert schools received funding for infrastructure recently.

Conrad Elementary School was one of two schools in Prince Rupert that received boosts to its infrastructure lifespan due to a $550
Prince Rupert Minor Softball Association 2016 participants enjoy warming up before a game on a bright and sunny day. The league is hoping to field 14 to 16 teams this year and add a new under-8 T-ball division.

STORY and VIDEO: Minor softball league returns for sophomore season

Registered kids and teens could even meet a couple four-legged softball enthusiasts crashing the games (see video)

Prince Rupert Minor Softball Association 2016 participants enjoy warming up before a game on a bright and sunny day. The league is hoping to field 14 to 16 teams this year and add a new under-8 T-ball division.
Prince Rupert residents used more electricity during Earth Hour than they had during the same time period on previous Saturdays.

Earth Hour saw an increase in electricity usage in Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert and Port Edward residents actually used more electricity during Earth Hour, or Saturday from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Prince Rupert residents used more electricity during Earth Hour than they had during the same time period on previous Saturdays.
A photo posted to Facebook was widely circulated on Saturday night

RCMP vehicle involved in struck pedestrian accident

A man has suffered injuries after being struck in Prince Rupert, with RCMP confirming a police vehicle was involved

A photo posted to Facebook was widely circulated on Saturday night
Patrick Witwicki

The benefits of murder and mystery…

Patrick Witwicki presents a cheque to Christine Leduc from AFFNO to support CPF. The proceeds came from AFFNO’s Murder Mystery fundraiser

Patrick Witwicki
Jane Collins

VIDEO: Recreational camps offer students an active spring break

Jane Collins and Nancy Le outline their different recreational camps at the civic centre that students could sign up for during spring break

Jane Collins
Hondo Arendt has been nominated the B.C. Green Party candidate for the North Coast riding.

B.C. Greens nominate Arendt as North Coast candidate

Prince Rupert Northwest Community College professor and political scientist joins the provincial election race

Hondo Arendt has been nominated the B.C. Green Party candidate for the North Coast riding.
Two vehicles collided at approximately 2 p.m. on Wednesday

Two vehicles collide at Eighth Street and Third Avenue West

Wednesday afternoon collision has emergency responders report to two-vehicle accident at an intersection of Third Avenue West

Two vehicles collided at approximately 2 p.m. on Wednesday
President and CEO of the Port of Prince Rupert

‘Cursed by history’ no more

Port of Prince Rupert president and CEO Don Krusel outlines the port's progress made over the last 10 years and anticipates the next 10

President and CEO of the Port of Prince Rupert
Elizabeth Rochon

STORY AND VIDEO: Transition Society turns focus to men’s shelter

The NCTS is focusing on developing a new men's shelter in the community to run alongside its existing women's services

Elizabeth Rochon
School buses were cut in last year’s school budget. This year there may be a budget surplus.

Class sizes to shrink but trouble finding teachers

School District 52 in Prince Rupert navigates this year's budget after the Supreme Court ruled that class sizes must shrink in B.C.

School buses were cut in last year’s school budget. This year there may be a budget surplus.
Randeep Sarai

Rupert key to economy: Fed Liberal caucus chair

Surrey MP and Chair of the Liberal Party of Canada’s Pacific Caucus Randeep Sarai made a visit to Prince Rupert on March 2.

Randeep Sarai
The conservation work at the North Pacific Cannery in 2016 included finishing 4

Cannery prepares for a big summer

The North Pacific Cannery in Port Edward prepares for Canada150 celebrations and more conservation work in 2017.

The conservation work at the North Pacific Cannery in 2016 included finishing 4
Early forecasts show low stocks for sockeye salmon in the Skeena River.

Feds asleep as fishing crisis looms

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen slams the Trudeau government for ignoring what he calls a North Coast fishing industry in crisis.

Early forecasts show low stocks for sockeye salmon in the Skeena River.
City of Prince Rupert approved a $6.9 million contract to replace the pipeline and build an access road to the dam for the city's water supply.

City inks $6.9M water contract

City of Prince Rupert approved a $6.9 million contract to replace the pipeline and build an access road to the dam for city water.

City of Prince Rupert approved a $6.9 million contract to replace the pipeline and build an access road to the dam for the city's water supply.
City chief financial officer Corinne Bomben presents the 2017 budget to Prince Rupert city council on March 6.

Prince Rupert property taxes going up … again

Prince Rupert homeowners with average assessed value to see an average $38 increase in property taxes.

City chief financial officer Corinne Bomben presents the 2017 budget to Prince Rupert city council on March 6.