Norman Galimski, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Elyse Suz-Ann Mather is wanted on a warrant for charges of possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose and carrying a concealed weapon. (Photo: RCMP)

Wanted: Elyse Suz-Ann Mather

Woman charged with possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose

Elyse Suz-Ann Mather is wanted on a warrant for charges of possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose and carrying a concealed weapon. (Photo: RCMP)
Prince Rupert’s location makes it difficult and costly to develop new housing. Active listings in the city are at an all-time low with only 43 in the final quarter of 2021. (Photo:K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert lags behind Canada housing development

New data shows numbers favour home sellers

Prince Rupert’s location makes it difficult and costly to develop new housing. Active listings in the city are at an all-time low with only 43 in the final quarter of 2021. (Photo:K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Kiri Orton flips at the Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association’s new facility near Rushbrook Harbour, on Jan. 17. She qualified for the now-cancelled BC Winter Games. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association receives $93,000 grant

We’re going to have the best gymnastics facility — Touchet

Kiri Orton flips at the Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association’s new facility near Rushbrook Harbour, on Jan. 17. She qualified for the now-cancelled BC Winter Games. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Members of the Charles Hays Secondary Interact Club were excited to release the rehabilitated hawk back into the wild, on Jan. 14. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Students spread wings to help hawk take flight

Rotary youth Interact with Wildlife Rescue

Members of the Charles Hays Secondary Interact Club were excited to release the rehabilitated hawk back into the wild, on Jan. 14. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Rupert Rampage goaltender, Kieran Sharpe, makes a save versus the Terrace River Kings. Both teams’ general managers agreed Sharpe was one of the stars of the game. (Photo: Facebook)

Prince Rupert Rampage and Terrace River Kings deadlocked on the ice

One team can win over the other at any given time — Smith

Rupert Rampage goaltender, Kieran Sharpe, makes a save versus the Terrace River Kings. Both teams’ general managers agreed Sharpe was one of the stars of the game. (Photo: Facebook)
Commercial seine fishers haul their net while fishing for pink and chum salmon in Chatham Strait, Admiralty Island, Alaska. (Supplied photo)

Alaska harvests millions of Salmon bound for B.C. and North Coast

Report spotlights Alaskan salmon “plunder”

Commercial seine fishers haul their net while fishing for pink and chum salmon in Chatham Strait, Admiralty Island, Alaska. (Supplied photo)
Dai Fukasaku had music in his heart before a key change led him to seafood and sushi. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Key change from music to sushi

Dai Fukasaku’s cooking philosophy is simple enough. It’s echoed in his life,…

Dai Fukasaku had music in his heart before a key change led him to seafood and sushi. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice said it is great to see First Nations communities leading the way to a green energy future. (Photo Robert F. Bukaty/ The Canadian Press)

Haida Gwaii communities receive $800,000 for green projects

Heiltsuk, Kitselas and Wuikinuxv First Nations also receive funds

North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice said it is great to see First Nations communities leading the way to a green energy future. (Photo Robert F. Bukaty/ The Canadian Press)
Prince Rupert Salvation Army Christmas Kettle and Christmas mail-out raised more than $140,000 during the holiday season with the help form Ridley Terminals and their staff. (Supplied photo)

Prince Rupert Salvation Army raises $140,000 during holiday campaign

Ridley Terminal and staff donate $37,000 which carried S.A. through last-minute hampers

Prince Rupert Salvation Army Christmas Kettle and Christmas mail-out raised more than $140,000 during the holiday season with the help form Ridley Terminals and their staff. (Supplied photo)
Peter Haugan, ANBT organizer, said the competition has been postponed until April. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament date changed again

Competition to begin in April after JANT competition

Peter Haugan, ANBT organizer, said the competition has been postponed until April. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
As part of each Sugar Shack for the past ten years, balloon artist Mike Calli and his wife Elaine Calli said in 2020 wouldn’t miss a year. “I love the sugar pie,” Elaine Calli said. (Photo by: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Not so sweet postponement of Prince Rupert Sugar Shack

AFFNO Kitimat and Smithers events still sweet as sugar pie

As part of each Sugar Shack for the past ten years, balloon artist Mike Calli and his wife Elaine Calli said in 2020 wouldn’t miss a year. “I love the sugar pie,” Elaine Calli said. (Photo by: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Icy road conditions contributed to a collision on Jan. 10 between a semi and the Northern Health Connections bus on route from Prince Rupert to Terrace. (Photo: Facebook)

Semi and Northern Health Connections bus collide on Hwy 16

Icy road conditions along the travel route cause road closures

Icy road conditions contributed to a collision on Jan. 10 between a semi and the Northern Health Connections bus on route from Prince Rupert to Terrace. (Photo: Facebook)
Andrew Samoil, SD 52 superintendent, said the BC Centre for Disease Control told them the Omicron variant is four and a half times more transmissible and therefore have made plans to mitigate and large-scale transmission and worst case scenario responses. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern view)

Prince Rupert’s SD 52 unveils plans for worst-case scenarios

Functional closures and moving students among options

Andrew Samoil, SD 52 superintendent, said the BC Centre for Disease Control told them the Omicron variant is four and a half times more transmissible and therefore have made plans to mitigate and large-scale transmission and worst case scenario responses. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern view)
Peter Haugan, All Native Tournament organizer, said the choice to postpone the event was because of ongoing COVID-19 concerns and to give teams and communities time to be ready for the event. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Peter Haugan, All Native Tournament organizer, said the choice to postpone the event was because of ongoing COVID-19 concerns and to give teams and communities time to be ready for the event. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Peter Haugan, All Native Tournament organizer, said the choice to postpone the event was because of ongoing COVID-19 concerns and to give teams and communities time to be ready for the event. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament postponed

Event struggling to find sponsors

Peter Haugan, All Native Tournament organizer, said the choice to postpone the event was because of ongoing COVID-19 concerns and to give teams and communities time to be ready for the event. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Jean Luc Fournier of the Rupert Rampage warms up on the ice before their game against the Nechako North Stars, on Jan. 8. (Supplied photo: Roger Atchison)

Prince Rupert Rampage make a big comeback on the road

Four goals in one period knock out Nechako North Stars

Jean Luc Fournier of the Rupert Rampage warms up on the ice before their game against the Nechako North Stars, on Jan. 8. (Supplied photo: Roger Atchison)
Environment and Climate Change Canada issued the alert for the North Coast and Haida Gwaii on Jan. 9. Gust upwards of 110 km/h are forecast. (Photo: Melissa Boutilier/The Northern View)

Wind alert in effect for North Coast and Haida Gwaii

Gusts upwards of 110 km/h expected

Environment and Climate Change Canada issued the alert for the North Coast and Haida Gwaii on Jan. 9. Gust upwards of 110 km/h are forecast. (Photo: Melissa Boutilier/The Northern View)
The CCGS Sir John Franklin is an offshore science research vessel and helped escort three BC Hydro technicians to Bella Bella on Jan. 7. (Photo: Facebook)

Coast Guard escorts BC Hydro crew through storm to Bella Bella

Heiltsuk First Nation blackout lasted nearly three days

The CCGS Sir John Franklin is an offshore science research vessel and helped escort three BC Hydro technicians to Bella Bella on Jan. 7. (Photo: Facebook)
Prince Rupert Fire Rescue department was affected by numerous staff contracting COVID-19. As of Jan. 6, eight members of the detachment out of 20 remain off work. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

8 of 20 in isolation as Prince Rupert Fire Rescue hit by COVID-19

City reassures community essential fire protection will still be provided

Prince Rupert Fire Rescue department was affected by numerous staff contracting COVID-19. As of Jan. 6, eight members of the detachment out of 20 remain off work. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A short-eared owl residing at the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Shelter. Canada observes national bird day on Jan. 5 each year. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert residents share their compassion with birds

Canada celebrates National Bird Day

A short-eared owl residing at the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Shelter. Canada observes national bird day on Jan. 5 each year. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)