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Safe Driving Week runs from Dec. 1 to 7. Prince Rupert RCMP Const. Brody Hemrich advises drivers to avoid distractions like cell phones and devices. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

More than 297 driving infraction tickets in Prince Rupert

Safe Driving Week focuses on road safety, not text messages

Safe Driving Week runs from Dec. 1 to 7. Prince Rupert RCMP Const. Brody Hemrich advises drivers to avoid distractions like cell phones and devices. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Donald Silversides practiced law in Prince Rupert for more than 50 years. He was the managing partner at Silversides, Merrick and McLean for the past 35 years. (Photo: supplied)

Prominent Prince Rupert lawyer dies

Donald Silversides practiced law in Prince Rupert for more than 50 years

Donald Silversides practiced law in Prince Rupert for more than 50 years. He was the managing partner at Silversides, Merrick and McLean for the past 35 years. (Photo: supplied)
Tug boats in the Prince Rupert harbour assist the MSC Altair after it broke free of its moorings at Fairview Terminal during inclement weather and became grounded on Nov. 24. (Photo: K-J Millar/The NorthernView)

Prince Rupert Port Authority responds to vessel grounding

When incidents occur, there’s always a learning opportunity - Ken Veldman, PRPA

Tug boats in the Prince Rupert harbour assist the MSC Altair after it broke free of its moorings at Fairview Terminal during inclement weather and became grounded on Nov. 24. (Photo: K-J Millar/The NorthernView)
Claire Coffin as Matilda and Kaelyn Davidson as Miss Honey practise their roles in the Charles Hay Secondary School musical, on Nov. 25.

Stage curtain to rise in CHSS musical

Matilda to be staged at Lester Centre

Claire Coffin as Matilda and Kaelyn Davidson as Miss Honey practise their roles in the Charles Hay Secondary School musical, on Nov. 25.
No wind or rain records were broken on Nov. 24, when high wind gusts caused uprooted trees, downed utility lines and lifted off roofs in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

No Records broken, but remain alert Env. Canada says

North Coast to feel effects of storm parade

No wind or rain records were broken on Nov. 24, when high wind gusts caused uprooted trees, downed utility lines and lifted off roofs in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
North Coast tenants in Prince Rupert, Terrace and Kitimat will be able to access expanded BC Rent Bank services for emergency assistance with rent and utilities through a new centralized homelessness prevention program, the Elizabeth Fry Society announced, on Nov. 23. (Photo: Langley Advance Times files)

BC Rent Bank program keeps tenants in homes with the heat on

A centralized homelessness prevention program expands to the North Coast

North Coast tenants in Prince Rupert, Terrace and Kitimat will be able to access expanded BC Rent Bank services for emergency assistance with rent and utilities through a new centralized homelessness prevention program, the Elizabeth Fry Society announced, on Nov. 23. (Photo: Langley Advance Times files)
RCMP is asking for public assistance on Nov. 24, in locating Cheryl Ann Miller, who is wanted on outstanding warrants (Black Press Media files)

Prince Rupert RCMP request assistance in locating woman

Cheryl Ann Miller is wanted on outstanding warrants

RCMP is asking for public assistance on Nov. 24, in locating Cheryl Ann Miller, who is wanted on outstanding warrants (Black Press Media files)
Tug boats in the Prince Rupert harbour assist the MSC Altair after it broke free of its moorings at Fairview Terminal during inclement weather and became grounded on Nov. 24. (Photo: K-J Millar/The NorthernView)

Cargo vessel runs aground in Prince Rupert Harbour

Canadian Coast Guard received no reports of containers lost overboard

Tug boats in the Prince Rupert harbour assist the MSC Altair after it broke free of its moorings at Fairview Terminal during inclement weather and became grounded on Nov. 24. (Photo: K-J Millar/The NorthernView)
Hydro lines are down at the corner of 6th Ave. and Fulton Street on Nov. 24. BC Hydro Crews and emergency responders were on site securing the area and completing repairs.  Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Power lines down in city and outages in area

More than 630 customer affected by outages in the region

Hydro lines are down at the corner of 6th Ave. and Fulton Street on Nov. 24. BC Hydro Crews and emergency responders were on site securing the area and completing repairs.  Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
North Coast Mountain Bike Association will enter into a Licence of Occupation for property in McClymont Park to construct a pump track for wheeled sports, Prince Rupert City Council stated on Nov. 22. (Image supplied)

Bike track at McClymont park will spin a wheely good time

Anticipated construction in 2022, track to be used for numerous wheeled sports

North Coast Mountain Bike Association will enter into a Licence of Occupation for property in McClymont Park to construct a pump track for wheeled sports, Prince Rupert City Council stated on Nov. 22. (Image supplied)
To approve or to not approve, that was the question Prince Rupert City Councillor Barry Cunnigham contemplated, at a public hearing on Aug. 23, to address a rezoning application for the proposed Lax Kw’alaams housing project on 11th Ave. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

11th Ave. housing project unanimously approved by Prince Rupert city council

Six-story, 70 unit multi-family affordable housing project my break ground in spring

To approve or to not approve, that was the question Prince Rupert City Councillor Barry Cunnigham contemplated, at a public hearing on Aug. 23, to address a rezoning application for the proposed Lax Kw’alaams housing project on 11th Ave. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A created vision of what a proposed asphalt pump track project by the North Coast Mountain Bike Association may look like once a site has been confirmed. Prince Rupert City Council endorsed the club’s proposal on May 31. (image: NCMBA website)

New biking asphalt pump track proposed for Prince Rupert

North Coast Mountain Bike Assoc. said the inclusive will benefit far more than just biking

A created vision of what a proposed asphalt pump track project by the North Coast Mountain Bike Association may look like once a site has been confirmed. Prince Rupert City Council endorsed the club’s proposal on May 31. (image: NCMBA website)
Amber Sheasgreen aboard a Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue RHIB, a similar vessel to which she will rescue stateless persons in the Mediterranean. (Photo: supplied)

Prince Rupert rescuer to save refugees in Mediterranean

Amber Sheasgreen volunteers her marine search and rescue skills

Amber Sheasgreen aboard a Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue RHIB, a similar vessel to which she will rescue stateless persons in the Mediterranean. (Photo: supplied)
The BC CDC mapping for the epidemiology week of Nov. 7 to 13, shows Prince Rupert with ten new cases of COVID-19 and Terrace with the highest new cases in the North Coast with 63 new cases. (Image: supplied)

Prince Rupert children under 11 now eligible for COVID vaccine

COVID numbers decline in Prince Rupert but increase in Terrace

The BC CDC mapping for the epidemiology week of Nov. 7 to 13, shows Prince Rupert with ten new cases of COVID-19 and Terrace with the highest new cases in the North Coast with 63 new cases. (Image: supplied)
Inclement weather is affecting phone line service in Prince Rupert on Nov. 21. including phone lines at Prince Rupert Hospital and intermittent issues with 911 service.  (File photo)

Inclement weather creates phone line disruptions

Prince Rupert Hospital phone lines down, as well RCMP 911 calls are intermittently affected

Inclement weather is affecting phone line service in Prince Rupert on Nov. 21. including phone lines at Prince Rupert Hospital and intermittent issues with 911 service.  (File photo)
An atmospheric river is spraying a “firehose” on the north from Nov. 19 to 22, Lisa Ervin meteorologist from Environment and Climate Change Canada said. A special weather statement is expected to be upgraded to a weather warning. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Atmospheric River pointed at the North Coast and Haida Gwaii

Weather system “spraying a fire hose” at the north said Environment Canada

An atmospheric river is spraying a “firehose” on the north from Nov. 19 to 22, Lisa Ervin meteorologist from Environment and Climate Change Canada said. A special weather statement is expected to be upgraded to a weather warning. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Daniel Sim, a music teacher at Charles Hays Secondary School has played the piano since he was six years old. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of our City: Daniel Sim, arranging Prince Rupert’s music tempo

The pianist and saxophonist always knew teaching was his beat

Daniel Sim, a music teacher at Charles Hays Secondary School has played the piano since he was six years old. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The Urbaloo being installed in the corner of 3rd Ave. and 7th St. on Nov. 17.

Prince Rupert public washroom arrives, but is yet to open

Urbaloo continues to be delayed

The Urbaloo being installed in the corner of 3rd Ave. and 7th St. on Nov. 17.
CityWest and the Gitga’at First Nation announced a new company under partnership named, CityWest Gitga’at Communications Corp. which will manage part of the connected coast project to Hartley Bay and Kitimat. (File Photo)

CityWest expands down the coast

CityWest Gitga’at Communications Corp. will manage internet project from Kitimat to Hartley Bay

CityWest and the Gitga’at First Nation announced a new company under partnership named, CityWest Gitga’at Communications Corp. which will manage part of the connected coast project to Hartley Bay and Kitimat. (File Photo)
A casting call has been announced in Prince Rupert and the region for the first feature movie to be filmed in the city. Cameras will roll in March 2022. (Image: supplied)

Casting call is amplified across Prince Rupert and region

Hollywood north moves to coastal city for filming gothic fantasy

A casting call has been announced in Prince Rupert and the region for the first feature movie to be filmed in the city. Cameras will roll in March 2022. (Image: supplied)