Norman Galimski, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

The 2022 All Native Basketball Tournament will run to full capacity after the province lifted many COVID-19 restrictions. Team players pack the court with full spectator stands at the 2020 ANBT in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament confirmed to run full capacity

More than 5,000 expected at Prince Rupert basketball tournament after province lifts restrictions

The 2022 All Native Basketball Tournament will run to full capacity after the province lifted many COVID-19 restrictions. Team players pack the court with full spectator stands at the 2020 ANBT in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
James Nelson and Tyce Adams of the Prince Rupert Middle School Strom Grade 8 basketball team practicing on Feb. 15 ahead of the BC Northwest Zone Championship. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Grade 8 basketball team head into Zone Championship undefeated

“There is a lot of potential in this group” — Mark

James Nelson and Tyce Adams of the Prince Rupert Middle School Strom Grade 8 basketball team practicing on Feb. 15 ahead of the BC Northwest Zone Championship. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Kim St. Pierre, president of PURS, shows off one of the traps used to catch cats in Prince Rupert, on Feb. 15. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

PURS receives $16,000 for Trap Neuter Release program

Funding will keep Prince Rupert cat population stable and healthy

Kim St. Pierre, president of PURS, shows off one of the traps used to catch cats in Prince Rupert, on Feb. 15. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
The Charles Hays Secondary School junior girls basketball team beat Nisga’a Elementary Secondary School at the Northwest Zone title on Feb. 12. (Supplied photo)

Prince Rupert junior girls basketball team wins Northwest Zone title

“I’m really encouraged about the future of girls basketball” — Hughes

The Charles Hays Secondary School junior girls basketball team beat Nisga’a Elementary Secondary School at the Northwest Zone title on Feb. 12. (Supplied photo)
Prince Rupert, Port Edward, Kitkatla and Oona River will experience temporary power cuts on Feb. 14 and 18. (File photo/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert region to experience temporary power cuts today and Feb. 18

Port Edward, Kitkatla and Oona River to be primarily affected

Prince Rupert, Port Edward, Kitkatla and Oona River will experience temporary power cuts on Feb. 14 and 18. (File photo/The Northern View)
Brian Wick has never let being in a wheelchair limit him from doing anything he sets his mind to. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Heart of our City: Brian Wick

Brian Wick’s philosophy is simple, whether you’re in a wheelchair or walking…

Brian Wick has never let being in a wheelchair limit him from doing anything he sets his mind to. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Master Paul Bozman celebrated 40 years of practicing taekwondo with his students at his dojo, on Feb. 8. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert taekwondo master celebrates 40 years of practice

“It’s a big part of my life” — Bozman

Master Paul Bozman celebrated 40 years of practicing taekwondo with his students at his dojo, on Feb. 8. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Jennifer Rice is the North Coast MLA in addition to the parliamentary secretary for emergency preparedness. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

$8.3 million for Lytton recovery announced by Rice

Some funds to off-set tax loses

Jennifer Rice is the North Coast MLA in addition to the parliamentary secretary for emergency preparedness. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Rupert Raiders players on the ice during a practice on Feb. 8. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Raiders Fundraiser ends today

Women’s hockey team scores on creative fundraising

Rupert Raiders players on the ice during a practice on Feb. 8. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
A water quality advisory for Prince Rupert residents was issued just before 5 p.m. by the city. (File photo)

Prince Rupert issues water advisory

Public will be advised as soon as issues resolved

A water quality advisory for Prince Rupert residents was issued just before 5 p.m. by the city. (File photo)
The BC Nurses Union is calling on MLAs for support to address the staffing crisis and violence against staff. Nurse Angie Z. gets a thumbs up from Delores Campbell at the Prince Rupert community vaccination clinic in March 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View.

Prince Rupert nurses send plea to MLA for aid

Health-care workers facing violence and chronic staff shortage

The BC Nurses Union is calling on MLAs for support to address the staffing crisis and violence against staff. Nurse Angie Z. gets a thumbs up from Delores Campbell at the Prince Rupert community vaccination clinic in March 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View.
Images on social media showed water covering parts of Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace. (Photo: Florence Lockyer/Facebook)

UPDATE: Hwy 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace open

DriveBC urges drivers to continue to watch for slippery sections, pooling water

Images on social media showed water covering parts of Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace. (Photo: Florence Lockyer/Facebook)
Christine Emily Mckay is wanted on a warrant for assault causing bodily harm. (Photo: RCMP)

Wanted Wednesday: Christine Emily Mckay

Prince Rupert RCMP is requesting public assistance locating wanted woman

Christine Emily Mckay is wanted on a warrant for assault causing bodily harm. (Photo: RCMP)
Ryan Taylor and Tyler Harris wrestle during a practice on Feb. 2. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert wrestler brings home gold medal at championships

Youth athletes now aim to qualify for provincials

Ryan Taylor and Tyler Harris wrestle during a practice on Feb. 2. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
A service outage on Feb. 8 caused interruption to internet and phone access in the region. (Black Press file photo)

Telecoms outage affected Prince Rupert RCMP

Service was out for more than an hour

A service outage on Feb. 8 caused interruption to internet and phone access in the region. (Black Press file photo)
Jennifer Rice, North Coast MLA, said Premier John Horgan has been a leader among the premiers across Canada in taking the initiative to call on the federal government to increase investment in health care. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

North Coast MLA voices support for more health care funding

Jennifer Rice backs Premier Horgan initiative

Jennifer Rice, North Coast MLA, said Premier John Horgan has been a leader among the premiers across Canada in taking the initiative to call on the federal government to increase investment in health care. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Tourism Prince Rupert was granted $239,126 to install a new “Welcome to Prince Rupert” sign and additional wayfinding signage in the region. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

North Coast tourism projects get $1.7 million provincial investment

Government invests in a return to tourism for years to come

Tourism Prince Rupert was granted $239,126 to install a new “Welcome to Prince Rupert” sign and additional wayfinding signage in the region. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Brody Hemrich of the Rupert Rampage was hit in the jaw by the puck and had to be taken to hospital while playing against the Terrace River Kings, on Feb. 4. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Rupert Rampage end regular season in defeat to River Kings

Hemrich left with 30 stitches after taking puck in the face

Brody Hemrich of the Rupert Rampage was hit in the jaw by the puck and had to be taken to hospital while playing against the Terrace River Kings, on Feb. 4. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Michel Gauthier has been a butcher for more than 50 years and has been established in Prince Rupert for the past decade. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Heart of our City: Michel Gauthier

Butcher keeps knife skills honed and sharp

Michel Gauthier has been a butcher for more than 50 years and has been established in Prince Rupert for the past decade. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Hyla McQuid wrestles Mary-Jane Rojeski during practice on Feb. 2. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert wrestling youth to compete at Wrestling Championships

First tournament in two years for athletes

Hyla McQuid wrestles Mary-Jane Rojeski during practice on Feb. 2. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)