Norman Galimski, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

A woman in a yellow rain jacket crosses 3rd Ave. in Prince Rupert on Sept. 20. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Rainfall warning issued for Prince Rupert

Strong frontal system to hit on Sept. 23

A woman in a yellow rain jacket crosses 3rd Ave. in Prince Rupert on Sept. 20. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Grade 2 girls from Lax Kxeen stamping dates on food bags. (Photo supplied by Aisa Smithanik)

Prince Rupert BC Thanksgiving Food Drive collects donations on Sept. 25

Over 80 volunteers to help collect and sort non-perishable food bags

Grade 2 girls from Lax Kxeen stamping dates on food bags. (Photo supplied by Aisa Smithanik)
Heavy rains on Sept. 20 and Sept. 21 lifted the bridge connecting hole 10 completely off its foundations. The bridge can be seen to be dragged downstream by several metres on Sept. 22. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Golf Club closed until further notice

Heavy rains damage two bridges with one needing to be replaced

Heavy rains on Sept. 20 and Sept. 21 lifted the bridge connecting hole 10 completely off its foundations. The bridge can be seen to be dragged downstream by several metres on Sept. 22. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
School District 52 held a ceremony where a blessing was provided for the new Truth and Reconciliation banner, at Lax Kxeen Elementary School, on Sept. 20. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Sm’alygax banner unveiled to support Truth and Reconciliation in Prince Rupert

Every Child Matters banners to be displayed at all SD 52 schools

School District 52 held a ceremony where a blessing was provided for the new Truth and Reconciliation banner, at Lax Kxeen Elementary School, on Sept. 20. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
People cycling on Haida Gwaii. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Haida Gwaii communities receive $213,633 for active transport project

12.5 km multi-use commuter route to be built along Highway 16

People cycling on Haida Gwaii. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
James Leach is a lawyer at the Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre. On Sept. 14, he said he finds his most meaningful work in helping young people who encounter the law for the first time. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre expands team and grows into new office

Centre plans to expand culturally-specific legal services

James Leach is a lawyer at the Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre. On Sept. 14, he said he finds his most meaningful work in helping young people who encounter the law for the first time. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Matt Paley, Wheelhouse Brewery employee, moves a keg inside the Cowbay location, on Sept. 16. (Norman Galimski/Photo for The Northern View)

Prince Rupert’s Wheelhouse brewery to move to new waterfront location

Old CN train station to be renovated into harbour side restaurant

Matt Paley, Wheelhouse Brewery employee, moves a keg inside the Cowbay location, on Sept. 16. (Norman Galimski/Photo for The Northern View)
Three people walk down 3rd Ave in the pouring rain on Sept. 20, 2021. (. (Norman Galimski/Photo)

Prince Rupert and the North Coast to be hit by heavy rains

Inland rainfall warning issued by Environment Canada

Three people walk down 3rd Ave in the pouring rain on Sept. 20, 2021. (. (Norman Galimski/Photo)
Prince Rupert-owned CityWest is announced on Sept 14, it is expanding its fibre optic network west to the Village of Fraser Lake. Also announced on Sept. 17, was the expansion west through the Connected Coast project, to Haida Gwaii. (File photo, Black Press)

Prince Rupert telecom company continues to grow

CityWest expands east and west

Prince Rupert-owned CityWest is announced on Sept 14, it is expanding its fibre optic network west to the Village of Fraser Lake. Also announced on Sept. 17, was the expansion west through the Connected Coast project, to Haida Gwaii. (File photo, Black Press)
Volunteer Suzanne Evans helps organize books at the Prince Rupert Public Library for their annual book sale on Sept. 16, 2021. (Norman Galimski/Photo for The Northern View)

Prince Rupert library book sale returns after pandemic shutdown

Volunteers help move over a year of accumulated books

Volunteer Suzanne Evans helps organize books at the Prince Rupert Public Library for their annual book sale on Sept. 16, 2021. (Norman Galimski/Photo for The Northern View)
The health-care worker rural retention program, announced on Sept. 14, is for targeted communities and occupations designed to offer financial incentives and support for priority health-care workers. (File photo)

Health-care workers incentivized to live and work in Prince Rupert

New funding and programs offered to persuade staff to move North

The health-care worker rural retention program, announced on Sept. 14, is for targeted communities and occupations designed to offer financial incentives and support for priority health-care workers. (File photo)
Lakwinder Jhaj, Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Skeena BulkleyMP in the upcoming federal election was in Prince Rupert on Sept. 15 to visit the city for the first time as a campaign stopover. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Skeena Bulkley Liberal MP candidate throws down the gauntlet to NDP incumbent

Lakhwinder Jhaj challenges Taylor Bachrach on efforts to improve veterinary care in the NW

Lakwinder Jhaj, Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Skeena BulkleyMP in the upcoming federal election was in Prince Rupert on Sept. 15 to visit the city for the first time as a campaign stopover. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A view through the trees on the Pesuta Trail in Naikoon Provincial Park on Haida Gwaii. (File photo/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Forest Practices Board to audit TAAN Forest on Haida Gwaii

Tree farm license and forest licence to cut to be assessed

A view through the trees on the Pesuta Trail in Naikoon Provincial Park on Haida Gwaii. (File photo/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Ecole Roosevelt Park Elementary will benefit from $165,000 for new accessible playground equipment under provincial funding, Jennifer Rice MLA for the North Coast announced, on Sept. 10. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

School District 52 to receive more than $1.5 million for maintenance upgrades

New accessible playground to be built at Ecole Roosevelt Park

Ecole Roosevelt Park Elementary will benefit from $165,000 for new accessible playground equipment under provincial funding, Jennifer Rice MLA for the North Coast announced, on Sept. 10. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert RCMP vehicle parked outside Ashley’s Furniture on July 1, 2020. (Photo:K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Missing Prince Rupert woman has been located

Thirty-five-year-old Alice Wilson has been located and is safe, RCMP said

Prince Rupert RCMP vehicle parked outside Ashley’s Furniture on July 1, 2020. (Photo:K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The 39th annual Prince Rupert Harley Riders Poker Ride and Toy Run was held on Sept. 26. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Harley Riders rev up for 40th Toy Run anniversary

Nearly 100 bikers expected to hit the streets

The 39th annual Prince Rupert Harley Riders Poker Ride and Toy Run was held on Sept. 26. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Chad McKay grabs an iced halibut out of storage at Dolly’s Fish Market in Prince Rupert B.C., on Sept. 10, 2021. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Halibut catch daily limit increases

New measures effective Sept. 11

Chad McKay grabs an iced halibut out of storage at Dolly’s Fish Market in Prince Rupert B.C., on Sept. 10, 2021. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Heidi Bellis of Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club strokes her talent at practice on April 27, after winning the silver medal in the 11-12 girls 100-metre butterfly in the Virtual North & Interior Divisional Championships held in April in a new online format. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Prince Rupert Northern View)

Competitive swimming returns to Prince Rupert

“Swim meets are what makes swimming great” — Street

Heidi Bellis of Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club strokes her talent at practice on April 27, after winning the silver medal in the 11-12 girls 100-metre butterfly in the Virtual North & Interior Divisional Championships held in April in a new online format. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Prince Rupert Northern View)
More than 40 people were vaccinated on Sept. 8 at a pop-up vaccination clinic located in the Coast Mountain College parking lot in Prince Rupert. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert pop-up clinic vaccinates over 40 people

“We filled a little hole” — Martin

More than 40 people were vaccinated on Sept. 8 at a pop-up vaccination clinic located in the Coast Mountain College parking lot in Prince Rupert. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
A fishing vessel unloads near the ferry terminal in Prince Rupert on June 25. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Appeal deadline for Fish Harvester Benefit and Grant Program extended

Appeal and application process frustrates mariners

A fishing vessel unloads near the ferry terminal in Prince Rupert on June 25. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)