Martina Perry

Northwest economy should grow in 2015 according to Chartered Professional Accountants

While the Northwest region may have experienced job cuts in the service sector last year, the future is looking bright.

Mold creating uncertainty around fate of closed down schools

As the condition of shutdown schools in the Prince Rupert School District (SD52) deteriorates, the fate of the buildings are in question.

Land developer charges approved by council

The intends to start charging land developers to compensate for the added strain their projects put on city infrastructure.

Optimism found for housing solution

Those advocating for Prince Rupert’s increasing homeless population feel optimistic that solutions are coming.

Tsimshian to be taught in elementary schools

The Prince Rupert School District (SD52) is expanding its Sm’algyax Language program in September.

String of vehicle fires in Prince Rupert being investigated

Prince Rupert RCMP and the Fire Rescue Department are actively investigating three separate vehicle fires deemed suspicious in nature.

Housing development planned for former Kanata site

After seven years of sitting unused, the former Kanata Elementary School property may be developed into residential housing.

City of Prince Rupert approves rainbow-coloured crosswalk in Cow Bay

The City of Prince Rupert is recognizing its LGTBQ community and showcasing its inclusiveness by painting a rainbow-coloured crosswalk.

Heart of our city: Sheila Wells reflects on 37 years of education in Prince Rupert

After 37 years in the Prince Rupert School District, Sheila Wells is retiring.

Mayor outlines LNG Go Plan Survey

The City of Prince Rupert launched its Go Plan Survey earlier this week.

Big Air

Jump Rope for Heart took over Roosevelt Elementary last week as students supported the Heart and Stroke Foundation

Changes proposed to service levels at Prince Rupert Regional Hospital

An internal report from the provincial government is proposing a significant shift in medical service on the North Coast.

Nepal Aid

The Indo Canadian Sikh Association of Prince Rupert donated $1,000 to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts in Nepal

Summer sale

Georgia Scott, 8, and Lauren Scott, 6, were using their entrepreneurial skills last Wednesday, selling cold drinks on a hot day.

Prince Rupert’s newly homeless share their struggles

Since the closure of the Neptune Motor Inn at the end of April, a number of the former tenants have literally been left out in the cold.

Changes coming to Prince Rupert school leadership

There will be some changes in leadership at three Prince Rupert schools in the fall.

Paddle for Wellness program launched in Prince Rupert

Hundreds of paddles are being personalized as part of a culture program hosted by the Prince Rupert Friendship House Association.

Heart of our city: Clarence Martin always involved in the coast

Clarence Martin has committed much of his life to improving life for First Nations people on the North Coast.

Tender awarded for Fraser Street rehabilition

The City of Prince Rupert awarded a contract for the first stage of the Fraser Street Rehabilitation Project.

Prince Rupert showing of Highway of Tears documentary raises concerns regarding lack of action

A documentary delving into the cases of missing and murdered women along the Highway of Tears was screened in Prince Rupert last week.