Norman Galimski, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Kiri Orton, 12, Cambrie Bosco, 11, and Emma Touchet, 13, of the Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association, all qualified for the BC Winter Games. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert gymnasts balance cancelled BC Winter Games

City athletes will compete in BC Gymnastics alternative tournament

Kiri Orton, 12, Cambrie Bosco, 11, and Emma Touchet, 13, of the Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association, all qualified for the BC Winter Games. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Grayson Witzke and Fisher Witzke in their garage shop where they sharpen ice skates for their Prince Rupert customers, on Feb. 2. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert brothers sharpen business basics

Young duo hones entrepreneurial skills

Grayson Witzke and Fisher Witzke in their garage shop where they sharpen ice skates for their Prince Rupert customers, on Feb. 2. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Swimmers get ready to race at the Prince Rupert Regional Swim Meet, on Jan. 29. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Rapids swim team make a splash at regional meet in Prince Rupert

First competition of 2022 saw Terrace, Kitimat and Rupert compete

Swimmers get ready to race at the Prince Rupert Regional Swim Meet, on Jan. 29. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Janet Song Cornett-Ching, May Thivu, Ut Duong and Vang Duong adorned traditional clothing to the Learn About Lunar New year event hosted at Hecate Strait Settelment Services, on Feb. 1. Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Lunar New Year celebrated in Prince Rupert

2022 is Year of the Tiger

Janet Song Cornett-Ching, May Thivu, Ut Duong and Vang Duong adorned traditional clothing to the Learn About Lunar New year event hosted at Hecate Strait Settelment Services, on Feb. 1. Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Justin Taylor, playing for the Roos, dives for the puck against Kory Movold of the Rampage, on Jan. 30. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Rampage beat by Quesnel Roos 5-2

Prince Rupert zero for two in doubleheader weekend at home

Justin Taylor, playing for the Roos, dives for the puck against Kory Movold of the Rampage, on Jan. 30. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Rupert Rampage Cole Atchison fights for the puck against Williams Lake Stampeder Nick Fidanza, on Jan. 29. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Rupert Rampage downed by Williams Lake 6-4

Multiple injuries hurt Rampage play

Rupert Rampage Cole Atchison fights for the puck against Williams Lake Stampeder Nick Fidanza, on Jan. 29. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Ralph Saunders has been a pilot for more than 50 years, and is now teaching the next generation of North Coast flyers. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Heart of our city: Ralph Saunders

North Coast pilot wings are a badge of honour

Ralph Saunders has been a pilot for more than 50 years, and is now teaching the next generation of North Coast flyers. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Jeff Beckwith, Prince Rupert Fire Rescue’s new chief, was promoted into the commanding position the city announced on Jan. 28. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Beckwith named top brass at Prince Rupert Fire Rescue

Deputy chief promoted to chief after 13 years at fire hall

Jeff Beckwith, Prince Rupert Fire Rescue’s new chief, was promoted into the commanding position the city announced on Jan. 28. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Children signed up in the Imagination Library program will have their own personal library by the time they graduate at age five, Kate Toye, literacy coordinator for North Coast Literacy Now, said. (K-J Millar/The Northern View)

PRPA donates $7,500 so kids cans receive free books

The North Coast Literacy Now supports Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Children signed up in the Imagination Library program will have their own personal library by the time they graduate at age five, Kate Toye, literacy coordinator for North Coast Literacy Now, said. (K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Erin Trask teaching her students reading skills at Lax Kxeen Elementary School, on Jan. 26. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert teacher turns the page on literacy

New approaches to learning are celebrated during Literacy Week

Erin Trask teaching her students reading skills at Lax Kxeen Elementary School, on Jan. 26. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
A Canadian Coast ship, the Mcintyre Bay, sailing into Fairview dock in Prince Rupert, on Jan. 26. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Canadian Coast Guard celebrates 60 years

“It has been the best career I could ever choose” — Capt. MacDonald

A Canadian Coast ship, the Mcintyre Bay, sailing into Fairview dock in Prince Rupert, on Jan. 26. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Mayor Lee Brain accepts an $800,000 cheque from Stefan Woloszyn, CityWest CEO, outside CityWest’s office in Prince Rupert.

City of Prince Rupert receives $800,000 payment from CityWest

Company workforce grew by 33 per cent

Mayor Lee Brain accepts an $800,000 cheque from Stefan Woloszyn, CityWest CEO, outside CityWest’s office in Prince Rupert.
Rob Buchan, city manager, promised luncheon goers at the PRDCC meeting on Jan. 19 more transparent communication from the city hall and his intention to work alongside businesses. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert City manager promises Chamber more city hall transparency

First 2022 meeting hosted by Lax Kw’alaams

Rob Buchan, city manager, promised luncheon goers at the PRDCC meeting on Jan. 19 more transparent communication from the city hall and his intention to work alongside businesses. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
The City of Prince Rupert welcomed two new additional planners to their team in January. Myfannwy Pope and Daniel Rajasooriar are Simon Fraser University graduates. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Two new minds behind future of Prince Rupert’s city planning

The new hires came under city managers initiative

The City of Prince Rupert welcomed two new additional planners to their team in January. Myfannwy Pope and Daniel Rajasooriar are Simon Fraser University graduates. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Ice Demons player Ian Coleman checks Colten Waldhaus, of the Rupert Rampage, during their Jan. 22 game. The Rampage won 8-5. (Photo: Kristi Wakita)

Prince Rupert Rampage win final road game against Ice Demons

Experienced players key for strong away performances

Ice Demons player Ian Coleman checks Colten Waldhaus, of the Rupert Rampage, during their Jan. 22 game. The Rampage won 8-5. (Photo: Kristi Wakita)
In the School District 52 ventilation system overview report, Prince Rupert schools failed to meet ministry standards. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

New requirements for proof of vaccination shifts blame to teachers in Prince Rupert — Bureau

School District 52 ventilation systems fail to meet ministry standards

In the School District 52 ventilation system overview report, Prince Rupert schools failed to meet ministry standards. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Troy Donovan Edinger-Moody is currently wanted for a break and enter and failing to comply with a release order. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Wanted: Troy Edinger-Moody

Man wanted for a break and enter

Troy Donovan Edinger-Moody is currently wanted for a break and enter and failing to comply with a release order. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
School District 52 trustees were at odds over a potential new Indigenous persons seat on the board at the meeting on Jan. 18. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert SD 52 trustees at odds over selected Indigenous seat

Position should be elected, not selected, said Trustee Last

School District 52 trustees were at odds over a potential new Indigenous persons seat on the board at the meeting on Jan. 18. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Alex Hogendoorn, has been senior pastor at Fellowship Baptist Church for the past 15 years and likes to shepherd his flock with authenticity and being present in the moment. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Heart of our city: Alex Hogendoorn

Pastor walks with his community and leads with the spirit

Alex Hogendoorn, has been senior pastor at Fellowship Baptist Church for the past 15 years and likes to shepherd his flock with authenticity and being present in the moment. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Gyms across the province reopened on Jan. 20 with new safety protocols and mandates after a weeks-long closure mandated by the province. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Gyms reopen in Prince Rupert for first time this year

Civic Centre exercise facility increases capacity

Gyms across the province reopened on Jan. 20 with new safety protocols and mandates after a weeks-long closure mandated by the province. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)