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Prince Rupert Salvation Army Corps run the local food bank and meal programs in Prince Rupert.
Prince Rupert Salvation Army Corps run the local food bank and meal programs in Prince Rupert.
The food centre operated by LINK in Burns Lake has been active in meeting the increase in demand stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. This file photo depicts a 2018 event. (File photo)

Area food banks receiving emergency grants in response to COVID-19 impacts

A provincial grant has been the first to be distributed

The food centre operated by LINK in Burns Lake has been active in meeting the increase in demand stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. This file photo depicts a 2018 event. (File photo)
Mid-May at earliest before gas pipeline work resumes

Mid-May at earliest before gas pipeline work resumes

Coastal GasLink also concentrating on COVID-19 precautions

Mid-May at earliest before gas pipeline work resumes
The province is extending its ban on open burning. (File photo)

Province extends open burn ban

Reducing air pollution one of the goals

The province is extending its ban on open burning. (File photo)
PNG seeks to defer customer payments because of COVID-19

PNG seeks to defer customer payments because of COVID-19

The plan is to do this for three months

PNG seeks to defer customer payments because of COVID-19
Telus has installed an eighth cellphone tower between Terrace and Prince Rupert. (Photo Courtesy Telus)

Cell tower erected between Terrace and Prince Rupert

Telus expands cellphone coverage

Telus has installed an eighth cellphone tower between Terrace and Prince Rupert. (Photo Courtesy Telus)
Coast Mountain College appoints a new president

Coast Mountain College appoints a new president

The promotion came from within the school

Coast Mountain College appoints a new president
Newly named Coast Mountain College president Justin Kohlman flanked by college board vice-chair David Try and college board chair Nicole Halbauer. (Coast Mountain College Photo)

College finds a new president

Promotion comes from within

Newly named Coast Mountain College president Justin Kohlman flanked by college board vice-chair David Try and college board chair Nicole Halbauer. (Coast Mountain College Photo)
The nose gear of a Westjet Q-400 partially collapsed while landing in Terrace Jan. 31. (Contributed photo)
The nose gear of a Westjet Q-400 partially collapsed while landing in Terrace Jan. 31. (Contributed photo)
A shortage of wood pellets have had pellet stove owners looking far and wide for the product. (Pixabay Image)

Regional wood pellet shortage forces rationing

New suppliers being found

A shortage of wood pellets have had pellet stove owners looking far and wide for the product. (Pixabay Image)
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B.C. First Nation ordered to pay $30,000 for ex-chief’s ‘vulgar’ remark

Former Nee Tahi Buhn councillor had filed complaint

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A derailment Jan. 7 near Kitwanga sent more than 30 cars off the tracks. (Facebook photo)

CN derailment probe continues near Kitwanga

More than 30 cars went off the tracks Jan. 7

A derailment Jan. 7 near Kitwanga sent more than 30 cars off the tracks. (Facebook photo)
Derailment forces VIA passenger train cancellation

Derailment forces VIA passenger train cancellation

Refunds being offered to passengers

Derailment forces VIA passenger train cancellation
A train went off the rails on Jan. 7, 2020 on the CN mainline near Kitwanga in northwestern B.C. (Facebook Photo)

PHOTO: CN Rail train derails near Kitwanga

Company says no dangerous goods involved

A train went off the rails on Jan. 7, 2020 on the CN mainline near Kitwanga in northwestern B.C. (Facebook Photo)
Workers’ camp at LNG facility in Kitimat takes shape

Workers’ camp at LNG facility in Kitimat takes shape

Extensive worker camp now being assembled

Workers’ camp at LNG facility in Kitimat takes shape
In Feb. 2019 police and fire crews attended the scene of an ambulance crash along Hwy 16, to assist the vehicle’s passengers. (The Northern View file photo)

Four-wheel drive ambulances not in the cards for Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii

No four-wheel drive ambulances for the north

In Feb. 2019 police and fire crews attended the scene of an ambulance crash along Hwy 16, to assist the vehicle’s passengers. (The Northern View file photo)
Work is nearing completion on safety improvements where the CN line crosses Hwy16 at Mile 28 between Terrace and Prince Rupert. (File photo)

Highway safety work between Terrace and Prince Rupert nearly finished

First plan for an overpass over CN tracks was shelved because of cost

Work is nearing completion on safety improvements where the CN line crosses Hwy16 at Mile 28 between Terrace and Prince Rupert. (File photo)
The new hospital is to be located between the site of the current one and the Sande Overpass with the new Seven Sisters just to the west of the current hospital spot. (Northern Health contributed photo)

New Mills construction project rejigged

But won’t affect overall schedule

The new hospital is to be located between the site of the current one and the Sande Overpass with the new Seven Sisters just to the west of the current hospital spot. (Northern Health contributed photo)
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Retired Northern Health official: Managers should have to eat the same food served in hospitals

Former chief medical health officer says hospitals are relying too much on “corporate food”

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Houston man faces multiple charges following fire

Houston man faces multiple charges following fire

Police and man trapped between burning structure and brush fire

Houston man faces multiple charges following fire