Martina Perry

Block Party and park redevelopment feedback session held on Earth Day in Prince Rupert

The group zeroing in on the redevelopment of a neglected park on McKay Street/Kootenay Avenue hosted a block party on Wednesday.

Why we relay: Amazons honour and support friends

The ladies of the Breast Cancer Support Group found inspiration from the folklore of a nation of fierce women warriors.

City approves rezoning despite SD52 objection

Prince Rupert city council gave the go-ahead to rezone the former Canadian Freightways yard so Quickload Logistics can relocate to the site.

Road closure raises parking concerns

Members of the Prince Rupert United Church are concerned the closure of a lane will create additional parking issues.

School district using $978,715 of surplus to balance budget

The Prince Rupert School District board of education has approved using all of the district's accumulated surplus to balance its budget.

UPDATE: First Nations contractors protest the hiring of out of town workers for Fairview expansion

Contract workers from Lax Kw'alaams, Metlakatla and Kitkatla initiated a peaceful protest in front of Fairview Terminal on April 16.

Greenwell Asset Management open to various tenants at India Avenue development

The remodeling of an old church into a multi-unit complex for executive project workers and seniors will be brought to the public.

Port cargo down in first quarter

While all but one terminal within the Port of Prince Rupert had increases in products moved last month, there was a decline in tonnage

Opportunities conference sold out

With just under two weeks until its commencement, seating for the 2015 NABOC conference is now sold out.

Grads display their talents at fundraising show

Lester Centre venue of dance, comedy, entertainment

British Invasion coming to Lester Centre

Songs from the ‘60s/’70s musical phenomenon “The British Invasion” will be taking over the Lester Centre of the Arts later this month.

Homecoming seeks support

With Prince Rupert Homecoming 2015 just around the corner, the organizing committee is scrambling to cover rental costs

Homecoming 2015 Committee asks for assistance with rental cost

With the event just around the corner, the Homecoming 2015 Committee is scrambling to cover rental costs for its marquee event.

Bridge builders

Students around the Prince Rupert School District are preparing for the 2015 Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Competition.

Revitalization of rundown park considered

Discussions on the revitalization of a rundown park on McKay Street and Kootenay Avenue started last week.

Conservatives vote out An Act to Defend the Pacific Northwest

Skeena-Bulkey Valley MP Nathan Cullen's Act to Defend the Pacific Northwest was voted down in the House of Commons on April 1.

Community to celebrate literacy

North Coast Literacy Now is holding the Sixth Annual Celebrating Literacy event later this month at the Rupert Square Shopping Centre.

Creative recycling

A huge igloo made from recycled materials has prompted more Lax Kxeen students to visit the school’s library.

City’s new GIS map outlines land use

The city has released a scaled-down version of its Geographic Information System last week that can be used for info purposes.

Northwest Growth Conference deemed a success

Following the success of the inaugural Northwest Growth Conference (NWGC), organizers say a second conference is in the works.