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Prince Rupert Seamen’s rugby team makes a valiant effort against the Terrace Northmen who won July 24th match. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Seamen vs. Terrace Northmen in Rugby

Try and Try again, but Northmen win over Seamen

Prince Rupert Seamen’s rugby team makes a valiant effort against the Terrace Northmen who won July 24th match. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Rugby balls used in kids learning workshops in Prince Rupert Feb. 21. First Nations designed balls are by Richard Hunt for Thunder Island Rugby Club in Vancouver. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

The Thunder rolls with weekend two-day free rugby camp

Prince Rupert Seamens Rugby Club hosts Thunder Rugby all ages all abilities event

Rugby balls used in kids learning workshops in Prince Rupert Feb. 21. First Nations designed balls are by Richard Hunt for Thunder Island Rugby Club in Vancouver. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Owen Haugrud is all smiles at the pink sea star in the interactive tank at the North Coast Ecology Centre pop-up aquarium on July 22. The temporary education centre is open until Aug. 15. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Pop-up aquarium opens in Prince Rupert with sea level at eye level

North Coast Ecology Centre Society wants permanent education centre to create connection to nature

Owen Haugrud is all smiles at the pink sea star in the interactive tank at the North Coast Ecology Centre pop-up aquarium on July 22. The temporary education centre is open until Aug. 15. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
City Manager Bob Long is retiring on Dec. 1, from City Hall after eight years of leading as CAO, and a forty-year career in local government, Mayor Lee Brain announced, on July 21. (Photo: L. Brain supplied)

City manager to retire after forty-year career

Bob Long is hanging up his hat as CAO of Prince Rupert after 8 years at city hall

City Manager Bob Long is retiring on Dec. 1, from City Hall after eight years of leading as CAO, and a forty-year career in local government, Mayor Lee Brain announced, on July 21. (Photo: L. Brain supplied)
Mapping shows the development area of a potential new city center with possible housing, commercial space, and a pedestrian mall. The proposal, a partnership between Northern Savings Credit Union and the City of Prince Rupert was announced July 20. (Image supplied)

Housing, pedestrian mall, and commercial development for downtown announced

A memorandum of understanding has been signed by Northern Savings and City of Prince Rupert

Mapping shows the development area of a potential new city center with possible housing, commercial space, and a pedestrian mall. The proposal, a partnership between Northern Savings Credit Union and the City of Prince Rupert was announced July 20. (Image supplied)
Prince Rupert’s Cory Stephens is the recipient of the 2021 Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business announced on July 20. (Photo: supplied, credit to Loni Wishart)

Prince Rupert’s Cory Stephens receives Award of Excellence in Aboriginal Relations

Advancing Indigenous business relations results in Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business award

Prince Rupert’s Cory Stephens is the recipient of the 2021 Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business announced on July 20. (Photo: supplied, credit to Loni Wishart)
Jessica Friesen community paramedic with Prince Rupert BC Ambulance Service explains on May 26, some of the challenges faced by ambulance staff and paramedics during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Province issues new directives to Northern Health to ensure ambulance efficiency at hospitals

Northern communities to benefit from strengthened ambulance system - Ministry of Health

Jessica Friesen community paramedic with Prince Rupert BC Ambulance Service explains on May 26, some of the challenges faced by ambulance staff and paramedics during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Renovations to Prince Rupert Regional Hospital’s main floor lobby, emergency room, and operating room are listed in a request for proposal posted July 16 on BC Bid by Northern Health. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

P.R. hospital plans reno’s to lobby, operating and emergency rooms

Request for proposal lists lack of patient privacy, infection control, nurse triage among reasons

Renovations to Prince Rupert Regional Hospital’s main floor lobby, emergency room, and operating room are listed in a request for proposal posted July 16 on BC Bid by Northern Health. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Cruise ships will be welcome in our waters as of Nov.1. ending the pandemic prohibition on the tourist vessels. The Ponant Line’s second-to-last call on Oct. 5, 2019 was unknown at the time to be one of the last cruise ships as Prince Rupert waved goodbye to berthings in 2020 due to COVID-19. (The Northern View file photo)

Cruise ship prohibition ended, announced Transport Minister

Prince Rupert can welcome back the tourist vessels as of Nov. 1

Cruise ships will be welcome in our waters as of Nov.1. ending the pandemic prohibition on the tourist vessels. The Ponant Line’s second-to-last call on Oct. 5, 2019 was unknown at the time to be one of the last cruise ships as Prince Rupert waved goodbye to berthings in 2020 due to COVID-19. (The Northern View file photo)
Foster homes are urgently needed in Prince Rupert as the local SPCA is over capacity due to effects from wildfires and animal victims needing assistance across the province. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Animal victims in wildfires affecting Prince Rupert SPCA

Local shelter is over capacity and pleads for community assistance

Foster homes are urgently needed in Prince Rupert as the local SPCA is over capacity due to effects from wildfires and animal victims needing assistance across the province. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Mike Pucci said on July 4, his philosophy in life teaching his own boys and coaching youngsters in rugby is to ‘win with respect’. (Photo: Supplied)

Heart of our City: Mike Pucci is VIP

You can win. You can push, but win with respect - Mike Pucci, Prince Rupert Youth Rugby coach

Mike Pucci said on July 4, his philosophy in life teaching his own boys and coaching youngsters in rugby is to ‘win with respect’. (Photo: Supplied)
Members of Charles Hays Secondary School Interact Club have accomplished their fundraising goal to purchase Seabins which arrived on July 15 to clean the local harbour waters. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Clean green garbage machines eat trash from local waters

C.H.S.S Interact club sees fruition of fundraising efforts with arrival of seabins

Members of Charles Hays Secondary School Interact Club have accomplished their fundraising goal to purchase Seabins which arrived on July 15 to clean the local harbour waters. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Pinnacle Renewable Energy, part of Drax Group, has donated $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist victims of the more than 300 wildfires currently burning in the province. (Photo: Supplied Canadian Red Cross BC/Yukon Region)

Pinnacle Renewable Energy donates $50,000 toward wildfire efforts

The Drax Group donation will be matched dollar for dollar by Feds and Province

Pinnacle Renewable Energy, part of Drax Group, has donated $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist victims of the more than 300 wildfires currently burning in the province. (Photo: Supplied Canadian Red Cross BC/Yukon Region)
The Salvus to Galloway gas line maintenance project by Pacific Northern Gas has gained British Columbia Utilities Commission approval, PNG announced on July 14. (Image supplied)

250 jobs to be created with PNG maintenance project

Salvus to Galloway pipeline maintenance project receives BCUC approval

The Salvus to Galloway gas line maintenance project by Pacific Northern Gas has gained British Columbia Utilities Commission approval, PNG announced on July 14. (Image supplied)
Colleen McLaren sings from her heart on July 9 as one of the Prince Rupert artists chosen to be featured in a video series spotlighting arts in the city, for BC Culture days as part of a nationwide appreciation of art and culture. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert is chosen for BC Culture Days showcase with 18 local artists spotlighted

BC Culture Days are part of one of Canada’s largest art and culture celebrations across the nation

Colleen McLaren sings from her heart on July 9 as one of the Prince Rupert artists chosen to be featured in a video series spotlighting arts in the city, for BC Culture days as part of a nationwide appreciation of art and culture. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert’s homegrown talent, Alycia Butterworth is seen with Olympic Team Canada Running mate Regan Yee from Hazleton. The pair are running for gold in the 2020 Olympics in Japan starting July 19, 2021. (Photo: supplied A. Butterworth)

Prince Rupert runner jumps hurdles to make the 2020 Olympics

Homegrown Alycia Butterworth is one of 57 Team Canada track and field athletes in elite competition

Prince Rupert’s homegrown talent, Alycia Butterworth is seen with Olympic Team Canada Running mate Regan Yee from Hazleton. The pair are running for gold in the 2020 Olympics in Japan starting July 19, 2021. (Photo: supplied A. Butterworth)
Five new rail safety barrier arms have been installed in the District of Port Edward as part of a $1.7 million noise cessation effort which came into effect on July 9. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Whistling blowing to cease in Port Edward with new safety arms

$1.7 million in rail line safety measures assist noise cessation

Five new rail safety barrier arms have been installed in the District of Port Edward as part of a $1.7 million noise cessation effort which came into effect on July 9. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
CityWest announced on July 12 a new expansion to the south parts of B.C. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

CityWest expanding south, partnering with Twincomm on Cortes Island

Expansion will see the Khaloose First Nation with fibre-to-home services in Dec.

CityWest announced on July 12 a new expansion to the south parts of B.C. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
School District 52 has a new Board of Trustees chair as July 12. Kate Toye was voted in as chair, and Janet Beal was voted in as vice-chair, after James Horne resigned from the position of chair. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View) 
School District 52 has a new Board of Trustee chair as of July 12. Kate Toye was voted in as chair, and Janet Beal was voted in as vice-chair, after James Horne resigned from the position of chair. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

SD 52 Board trustees chastized by city resident for “disgraceful behaviour”

New SD 52 Board of Trustee chair elected after James Horne resigns

School District 52 has a new Board of Trustees chair as July 12. Kate Toye was voted in as chair, and Janet Beal was voted in as vice-chair, after James Horne resigned from the position of chair. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View) 
School District 52 has a new Board of Trustee chair as of July 12. Kate Toye was voted in as chair, and Janet Beal was voted in as vice-chair, after James Horne resigned from the position of chair. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A fire at Pinnacle Renewable Energy pellet plant on July 13 was contained by the Prince Rupert Fire Rescue Department. (Photo: O.P. Nelson/Social Media)

UPDATED: Early morning fire at Pinnacle Renewable Energy

The fire in the elevator shaft was contained by Prince Rupert Fire Rescue

A fire at Pinnacle Renewable Energy pellet plant on July 13 was contained by the Prince Rupert Fire Rescue Department. (Photo: O.P. Nelson/Social Media)