Norman Galimski, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Light Up the Town is electrifying Prince Rupert Winterfest activities with a community contest for the best lit residence or business. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Winterfest illuminates a new look

Letters to Santa, Light up the Town, and a Secret Santa gift

Light Up the Town is electrifying Prince Rupert Winterfest activities with a community contest for the best lit residence or business. (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.
A scheduled power outage on Nov. 21 between 1 a.m. to 4 a.m. will affect more than half of Prince Rupert residences. (File photo)

Planned power outage for thousands in Prince Rupert

Large outage affects more than half of the city

A scheduled power outage on Nov. 21 between 1 a.m. to 4 a.m. will affect more than half of Prince Rupert residences. (File photo)
Train freight and transportation of goods are running through Prince Rupert with few disruptions or delays,despite flooding and mudslides in the south of the province, PRPA stated on Nov. 17. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

UPDATED: Rail operations in Prince Rupert fully operational and supporting flood impacts

PRPA engaged in response and able to handle movement of critical goods

Train freight and transportation of goods are running through Prince Rupert with few disruptions or delays,despite flooding and mudslides in the south of the province, PRPA stated on Nov. 17. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The auditor general released a report of BC Bus North, on Nov. 16, recommending three changes. (File photo)

UPDATED: BC Bus Needs Improvements

Auditor general’s report says improvement required

The auditor general released a report of BC Bus North, on Nov. 16, recommending three changes. (File photo)
The produce aisle at the Prince Rupert Safeway lay near empty on Nov. 16, after flooding and highway closures in the Lower Mainland have affected food purchasing. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert food and supply retailers voice product availability concerns

No need for panic buying, North Coast MLA, Jennifer Rice urges

The produce aisle at the Prince Rupert Safeway lay near empty on Nov. 16, after flooding and highway closures in the Lower Mainland have affected food purchasing. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Members of the Prince Rupert Ground Search and Rescue team show off some of the equipment stored in the new mobile command centre on Nov. 13. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Ground Search and Rescue unveil new mobile command centre

Nearly $300,000 allows for quicker and more organized responses

Members of the Prince Rupert Ground Search and Rescue team show off some of the equipment stored in the new mobile command centre on Nov. 13. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Crystal Lorette, auction organizer, said the community needs the money raised through the auction to fund community projects. (File photo)

Rotary Club of Prince Rupert’s first online annual begins to close

More than $30,000 raised for community projects so far

Crystal Lorette, auction organizer, said the community needs the money raised through the auction to fund community projects. (File photo)
The Rampage and Stampeders tussle for the puck in Williams Lake on Nov. 13. (Photo: Monica Lamb-Yorski)

Prince Rupert Rampage win big and get humbled on doubleheader road trip

Speed on the ice and ‘bad puck luck’ result in split results

The Rampage and Stampeders tussle for the puck in Williams Lake on Nov. 13. (Photo: Monica Lamb-Yorski)
Joy Sundin, president of the Prince Rupert & District Métis Society and Rob Basso, vice-president, on Nov. 9. Sundin thinks it’s wonderful the city officially observes the week celebrating Métis culture. (Photo: Norman Galimski/ The Northern View)

Prince Rupert mayor proclaims Nov. 14 to 20 as Métis Awareness Week

We’ve got to be very proud of our Métis citizens here — Sundin

Joy Sundin, president of the Prince Rupert & District Métis Society and Rob Basso, vice-president, on Nov. 9. Sundin thinks it’s wonderful the city officially observes the week celebrating Métis culture. (Photo: Norman Galimski/ The Northern View)
“New technology and equipment for the trades is constantly being developed,” Jennifer Rice said on Nov. 10. (Photo supplied)

Prince Rupert’s Coast Mountain College to receive $150,000

North Coast MLA announces new funding for trades and technology

“New technology and equipment for the trades is constantly being developed,” Jennifer Rice said on Nov. 10. (Photo supplied)
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Wanted Wednesday — Kyle Thomas Howden

Prince Rupert RCMP is requesting public assistance locating a wanted man

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Rupert Rampage goaltender, Kieran Sharpe, makes a save against the Kitimat Ice Demons in the season opener which Rampage lost 7-4, on Oct. 16. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Rampage punish Kitimat Ice Demons

Boys were firing on all engines — German

Rupert Rampage goaltender, Kieran Sharpe, makes a save against the Kitimat Ice Demons in the season opener which Rampage lost 7-4, on Oct. 16. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Kham Shantz has been drag racing for more than 20 years and the Las Vegas event will be his first international competition. (Supplied photo)

Prince Rupert man revs up for Vegas drag race

First international competition for Kham Shantz

Kham Shantz has been drag racing for more than 20 years and the Las Vegas event will be his first international competition. (Supplied photo)
The best way to avoid influenza and COVID-19 is to become vaccinated, Dr. Rakel Kling said on Nov. 2. A nurse holds dose of the 2021 influenza vaccine in Prince Rupert, on Oct. 28. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Cold? Flu? Or COVID? Just get tested doctor tells Prince Rupert

The cold, flu and COVID-19 all share symptoms, Northern Health doctor warns

The best way to avoid influenza and COVID-19 is to become vaccinated, Dr. Rakel Kling said on Nov. 2. A nurse holds dose of the 2021 influenza vaccine in Prince Rupert, on Oct. 28. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
BC Liberal MLA and official opposition critic for children, Karin Kirkpatrick, believes the shift to a new system will not improve services to remote communities. (Supplied photo)

Prince Rupert youth with autism left behind in new provincial system

They seem to be dismantling the autism support - Kirkpatrick

BC Liberal MLA and official opposition critic for children, Karin Kirkpatrick, believes the shift to a new system will not improve services to remote communities. (Supplied photo)
Arthur Patrick Robinson is wanted by Prince Rupert and Kitimat RCMP departments on charges dating back to 2019. (Photo: RCMP)

RCMP looking for Garrett Arthur Patrick Robinson

Man is considered dangerous and should not be approached

Arthur Patrick Robinson is wanted by Prince Rupert and Kitimat RCMP departments on charges dating back to 2019. (Photo: RCMP)
Major ocean incidents in Prince Rupert, such as the MV Zim Kingston containers catching fire off Vancouver Island would see the Canadian Coast Guard lead the response, Ken Veldman, vice president, public affairs and sustainability at PRPA said, on Nov. 1. (File photo)

PRPA is confident in emergency safety measures after ship fire in Victoria

Inter-jurisdictional safety measures in place to protect Prince Rupert harbour waters, Veldman said

Major ocean incidents in Prince Rupert, such as the MV Zim Kingston containers catching fire off Vancouver Island would see the Canadian Coast Guard lead the response, Ken Veldman, vice president, public affairs and sustainability at PRPA said, on Nov. 1. (File photo)
David Geronazzo will begin his new role as executive director on Nov. 15. (Submitted photo)
David Geronazzo will begin his new role as executive director on Nov. 15. (Submitted photo)
Gerald James Michael Morrison is considered dangerous and should not be approached. (Supplied photo)

Wanted Wednesday – Gerald James Michael Morrison

Prince Rupert RCMP are requesting public assistance locating a wanted man

Gerald James Michael Morrison is considered dangerous and should not be approached. (Supplied photo)