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Const. Nathan Hokozano of the Prince Rupert RCMP is serving up hotdogs on August 15 at a fundraising barbeque to support law enforcement officers in the Tour de North, Cops for Cancer ride. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Hot diggity dog – riders raise Cops for Cancer funds in Prince Rupert

Four law enforcement officers to ride Tour de North Sept. 14 to 20

Const. Nathan Hokozano of the Prince Rupert RCMP is serving up hotdogs on August 15 at a fundraising barbeque to support law enforcement officers in the Tour de North, Cops for Cancer ride. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
SAAM Towage and Coast Tsimshian Enterprises Ltd. have entered into a first-of-its-kind strategic alliance agreement to protect waters in the First Nations Territory, announced the marine organization on August 15. (Photo: supplied)

SAAM Towage and Coast Tsimshian Enterprises announce coastal water protection agreement

The first of kind agreement for the towage industry has been years in the making

SAAM Towage and Coast Tsimshian Enterprises Ltd. have entered into a first-of-its-kind strategic alliance agreement to protect waters in the First Nations Territory, announced the marine organization on August 15. (Photo: supplied)
The first pop-up farmers market in Prince Rupert will be in Cowbay on August 27, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Gwyneth Anderson photo)

Bushels of bounty to be found at first Prince Rupert pop-up farmers market

The Kaien Island Seaside Pop-Up Market will feature locally harvested produce, craft beer and music

The first pop-up farmers market in Prince Rupert will be in Cowbay on August 27, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Gwyneth Anderson photo)
Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce had a new board of directors sworn in by Herb Pond, on August 10. Board of directors are Rosa Watson, Hannah Madill, Daphne Thompson, Matthew Kloeppers, and on-screen are Glenn Arthur and Eric Campbell. (Photo:K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Fresh foot forward for Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce

New chamber board of directors sworn in

Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce had a new board of directors sworn in by Herb Pond, on August 10. Board of directors are Rosa Watson, Hannah Madill, Daphne Thompson, Matthew Kloeppers, and on-screen are Glenn Arthur and Eric Campbell. (Photo:K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The Lester Center of the Arts hosted Charles Hays Secondary School orchestra practice on Nov. 25, 2021, for the annual high school musical. The performing arts centre announced its 2022-2023 theatre program lineup on Aug. 10. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Welcome back to the Prince Rupert Lester Centre with a new season line-up

More than 15 acts will be staged between September and May 2023

The Lester Center of the Arts hosted Charles Hays Secondary School orchestra practice on Nov. 25, 2021, for the annual high school musical. The performing arts centre announced its 2022-2023 theatre program lineup on Aug. 10. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert RCMP issued an urgent callout on August 10, for help in locating 16-year-old Lexus Hill. (Photo: supplied)

Prince Rupert RCMP urgently requests assistance in locating 16-year-old girl

Lexus Hill is known to frequent various locations on the North Coast

Prince Rupert RCMP issued an urgent callout on August 10, for help in locating 16-year-old Lexus Hill. (Photo: supplied)
A crowd of more than 35 provincial, municipal, community leaders and participants gathered at the site on Quatsino Blvd. in Kitimat for the groundbreaking ceremonies on Aug. 8 for a new 44-unit housing and child care facility to be developed. (Photo: K-J Millar/Black Press Media)

Groundbreaking for 44-unit housing development costing $17 m plus in Kitimat

First 24-hour childcare facility in B.C. to be located on site

A crowd of more than 35 provincial, municipal, community leaders and participants gathered at the site on Quatsino Blvd. in Kitimat for the groundbreaking ceremonies on Aug. 8 for a new 44-unit housing and child care facility to be developed. (Photo: K-J Millar/Black Press Media)
Prince Rupert Fire Rescue, along with RCMP and BC Ambulance attended a fire at the 104-year-old West End Restaurant on Aug. 10. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Fire crews save 104-year-old Prince Rupert restaurant in six minutes

Fire extinguisher training essential, by the time you’re outdone by fire, you’re over your head — PRFR

Prince Rupert Fire Rescue, along with RCMP and BC Ambulance attended a fire at the 104-year-old West End Restaurant on Aug. 10. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The 22nd Udderfest will delight audiences at the Tom Rooney Playhouse, August 11 to 13, Jordan Jackson theatre festival coordinator, said on Aug. 4. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Udderfest will see audiences milking theatrical comedy and drama in Prince Rupert

The community theatre event is returning for its 22nd season

The 22nd Udderfest will delight audiences at the Tom Rooney Playhouse, August 11 to 13, Jordan Jackson theatre festival coordinator, said on Aug. 4. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Aiden Lewis, petty officer second class in the Prince Rupert Sea Cadet was recognized as an outstanding cadet in a regional summer camp from July 4 to 15. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Love of adventure leads to cadet camp commendations for Prince Rupert youth

Aiden Lewis was recognized by superior officers as an outstanding cadet

Aiden Lewis, petty officer second class in the Prince Rupert Sea Cadet was recognized as an outstanding cadet in a regional summer camp from July 4 to 15. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert is under a precautionary water quality advisory issued on August 4. The advisory is the second in less than a week. (File photo)

Second water advisory in less than a week in Prince Rupert

Advisory issued as a precaution, city states

Prince Rupert is under a precautionary water quality advisory issued on August 4. The advisory is the second in less than a week. (File photo)
Beairsto Elementary students created self-portraits which were displayed at the Vernon Public Art Gallery last year to showcase the different faces of the community. (Black Press video still)

New training program empowers people to tackle racism, North Coast MLA said

Anti-racism pilot program offers 20 places to more than 15 rural communities

Beairsto Elementary students created self-portraits which were displayed at the Vernon Public Art Gallery last year to showcase the different faces of the community. (Black Press video still)
Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah’s Witnesses was demolished on July 29 as part of a partial land swap deal with the City of Prince Rupert to build a new RCMP station. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Kingdom Hall demolished in land swap deal to build new Prince Rupert RCMP station

New house of worship for Jehovah’s Witnesses to be completed in 3 months

Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah’s Witnesses was demolished on July 29 as part of a partial land swap deal with the City of Prince Rupert to build a new RCMP station. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Epidemiology mapping for the week of July 17-23, and released on July 28 shows the provincial numbers of COVID-19. (Image supplied)

Bracing for the fall onset of Omicron in Prince Rupert

COVID is not gone … We have not lost any of the accountability - Julia Pemberton, Northern Health

Epidemiology mapping for the week of July 17-23, and released on July 28 shows the provincial numbers of COVID-19. (Image supplied)
Parking tickets in Prince Rupert are currently under a voluntary payment system. City Council voted on July 25 to change the process. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert city council changes voluntary payment for parking infractions

A voluntary fine is not a fine. It’s an invitation to make a contribution — Rob Buchan, city manager

Parking tickets in Prince Rupert are currently under a voluntary payment system. City Council voted on July 25 to change the process. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
City of Prince Rupert proposes a bylaw change on July 25 to allow fewer newspaper public notifications and more online notices. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

City of Prince Rupert public notices proposed to be less public for those without internet

Proposed bylaw amendments will allow fewer newspaper notices and more online

City of Prince Rupert proposes a bylaw change on July 25 to allow fewer newspaper public notifications and more online notices. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert city council voted on July 25 to support its fire department in billing BC Ambulance for service calls when firefighters need to drive ambulances due to lack of paramedic staff. Fire crews assist with patients in Jan. 2022 at a house fire. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

BC Ambulance needs to step up so Prince Rupert firefighters can step back – City Council

Driving ambulances keeps firefighters from main task, services should be invoiced - Chief Beckwith

Prince Rupert city council voted on July 25 to support its fire department in billing BC Ambulance for service calls when firefighters need to drive ambulances due to lack of paramedic staff. Fire crews assist with patients in Jan. 2022 at a house fire. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Team of swimmers and medal winners who attended the 2022 BC Summer Games in Prince George from July 21 to 24. (Photo: supplied)

Athletes return from BC Summer Games as medal winners

Prince Rupert brings home 11 out of 20 medals in the North West Region

Team of swimmers and medal winners who attended the 2022 BC Summer Games in Prince George from July 21 to 24. (Photo: supplied)
Municipal elections in B.C. are on Oct. 15 and candidates for mayor and council are needed in Prince Rupert. (Photo: Black Press Media)
Municipal elections in B.C. are on Oct. 15 and candidates for mayor and council are needed in Prince Rupert. (Photo: Black Press Media)
Joe Rektor, vice president of finance and corporate services is retiring from Prince Rupert Port authority after 30 years of service to the organization. (Photo: Supplied)

Prince Rupert Port Authority VP of Finance retires after 30 years of service

Joe Rektor will be replaced by incoming senior executive Agnes Piotrowski

Joe Rektor, vice president of finance and corporate services is retiring from Prince Rupert Port authority after 30 years of service to the organization. (Photo: Supplied)