Shannon Lough

The our city is born mural on Fraser Street

Redesigning Prince Rupert: former Vancouver city planner to help craft a master plan

DP World, Port of Prince Rupert and stakeholders add muscle to the Redesign Rupert project

The our city is born mural on Fraser Street
Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCM-SAR) Station 65 on Lax Kw’alaams receives necessary upgrades to its equipment through the Community Investment Fund financed by the Port of Prince Rupert.

Search and rescue equipment on Lax Kw’alaams receives critical upgrades

First Community Investment Fund from the Port of Prince Rupert announced in 2019

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCM-SAR) Station 65 on Lax Kw’alaams receives necessary upgrades to its equipment through the Community Investment Fund financed by the Port of Prince Rupert.
Joyce Charlton, victims services manager for the North Coast Victim Services, has organized a list of speakers and events for the end of May in Prince Rupert.

Three-day forum coming for North Coast victims and survivors of crime week

Prince Rupert RCMP victim services is hosting workshops and speakers between May 28-June 3

Joyce Charlton, victims services manager for the North Coast Victim Services, has organized a list of speakers and events for the end of May in Prince Rupert.
Charles Hays Secondary School student Liam McChesney smashes his ball off the tee deck during a competition against peers on May 16 for the final spot on the provincial team. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert to send a high school golf team to provincials

For the first time in more than six years, Charles Hays Secondary School has a golf club

Charles Hays Secondary School student Liam McChesney smashes his ball off the tee deck during a competition against peers on May 16 for the final spot on the provincial team. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Author, Nicola Campbell, who is half Métis and half Interior Salish, spoke to educators at the Wap Sigatgyet Symposium on May 17. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

First ever Indigenous Symposium educates teachers in Prince Rupert

Cedar weaving, drumming for reconciliation and basic Sm’algyax lessons were offered to educators

Author, Nicola Campbell, who is half Métis and half Interior Salish, spoke to educators at the Wap Sigatgyet Symposium on May 17. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Crosswalk upgrades are underway on Second Avenue West and Third Street on May 15. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Enhanced lighting installations underway at Second Avenue crosswalk

After several pedestrian collisions in Prince Rupert, the province is delivering street upgrades

Crosswalk upgrades are underway on Second Avenue West and Third Street on May 15. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Butze Rapids Trail closed for gravel maintenance

Butze Rapids Trail closed for gravel maintenance

The North Coast trail is expected to reopen on May 15

Butze Rapids Trail closed for gravel maintenance
More than 85 runners took part in the 34th annual Crest Glory Days on Saturday.

Fast finishes for Rupert and Terrace runners at Crest Glory Days

More than 85 people ran the 5K or 10K course around Prince Rupert on May 11

More than 85 runners took part in the 34th annual Crest Glory Days on Saturday.
Prince Rupert RCMP seize a significant amount of drugs in a residence across from the hospital on May 10, 2019. (File photo)

RCMP seize significant amount of drugs in Prince Rupert residence

A male and female were arrested for possession and purpose of trafficking

Prince Rupert RCMP seize a significant amount of drugs in a residence across from the hospital on May 10, 2019. (File photo)
At the B.C. National Theatre School Festival Awards from left to right, Belinda Wilson, Miranda Baker, Hannah Lindenblatt and Xander Jaskiewicz, all of the Charles Hays Secondary Students were involved in both productions: “Fighting Demons” and “To Grow Up.”

Nisga’a student lands provincial award for Best Original Script

Prince Rupert students took home B.C. National Theatre School Festival Awards for two performances

At the B.C. National Theatre School Festival Awards from left to right, Belinda Wilson, Miranda Baker, Hannah Lindenblatt and Xander Jaskiewicz, all of the Charles Hays Secondary Students were involved in both productions: “Fighting Demons” and “To Grow Up.”
Isaac Mastrioianni, 15, took part in the Relay For Life for his dad years ago, then he was diagnosed when doctors found two brain tumours. This year, he’s walking with his friends and family who supported him through his journey.

Why We Relay: I’m with Isaac

Prince Rupert high school student on surviving five months of cancer treatment, and brain surgery

Isaac Mastrioianni, 15, took part in the Relay For Life for his dad years ago, then he was diagnosed when doctors found two brain tumours. This year, he’s walking with his friends and family who supported him through his journey.
Kyle Irwin, president, Irwin’s Safety, Kevin Newton, Kaien Safety, James Webster, area coordinator, Irwin’s Safety. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Kaien Safety trainer gets philanthropic in his retirement

At 75, Kevin Newton is setting up a palliative care home and women’s education fund in Prince Rupert

Kyle Irwin, president, Irwin’s Safety, Kevin Newton, Kaien Safety, James Webster, area coordinator, Irwin’s Safety. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Cynthia Pyde holds up a photo of her late husband, Dr. Frank Pyde, from inside her Prince Rupert home. Frank passed away in 2016 from pancreatic cancer. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Why We Relay: Cancer doesn’t just affect a family, it affects a community

Cynthia Pyde on why she walks in the Relay For Life, and her husband’s battle with pancreatic cancer

Cynthia Pyde holds up a photo of her late husband, Dr. Frank Pyde, from inside her Prince Rupert home. Frank passed away in 2016 from pancreatic cancer. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Cubs build their own race cars for the upcoming Kub Kar Rally on May 4. (Jeroen Gerritsen photo)

Kub Kar Rally in Rupert gets digitized

Scouts Canada are holding the northwest regionals Cub race in Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert Cubs build their own race cars for the upcoming Kub Kar Rally on May 4. (Jeroen Gerritsen photo)
To battle aphids without using pesticides, Rupert Lawn and Garden released 3,000 ladybugs inside its greenhouses in April. (Submitted photo)

3,000 ladybugs released in Prince Rupert greenhouses

Rupert Lawn and Garden is using natural means to battle aphids this year

To battle aphids without using pesticides, Rupert Lawn and Garden released 3,000 ladybugs inside its greenhouses in April. (Submitted photo)
Morgan Sage, a project coordinator with Ecotrust Canada’s Innovation Lab, is working with the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society to grow edible plants to members and Prince Rupert residents. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Growing veggies for Nisga’a members in Prince Rupert

Ecotrust Canada’s Morgan Sage is experimenting with local food access on the North Coast

Morgan Sage, a project coordinator with Ecotrust Canada’s Innovation Lab, is working with the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society to grow edible plants to members and Prince Rupert residents. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
On April 10, Mrs. Ciotoli’s Grade 7 class from Annunciation School delivered supplies and a $500 cheque to Nancy and Gunther Golinia, from the Prince Rupert Wildlife Shelter. The students collected supplies from the Wildlife Shelter’s Wishlist and hosted a bake sale to raise funds for the organization. In addition, students rolled up their sleeves and spent the afternoon shovelling dirt and moving fill for Nancy and Gunther. (Rose Ciotoli photo)

Annunciation students fulfill wildlife wishes

Prince Rupert Grade 7 students host a bake sale to raise funds for the local wildlife shelter

On April 10, Mrs. Ciotoli’s Grade 7 class from Annunciation School delivered supplies and a $500 cheque to Nancy and Gunther Golinia, from the Prince Rupert Wildlife Shelter. The students collected supplies from the Wildlife Shelter’s Wishlist and hosted a bake sale to raise funds for the organization. In addition, students rolled up their sleeves and spent the afternoon shovelling dirt and moving fill for Nancy and Gunther. (Rose Ciotoli photo)
Jericho Fortune, a Grade 12 high school student from Prince Rupert, has received the YouTube Silver Play Button for garnering more than 100,000 subscribers on his channel GTAGAMER222. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert high school student reaches 100,000 followers on YouTube

Voice actor, animator, Jericho Fortune has more than 30-million views on his channel GTAGAMER222

Jericho Fortune, a Grade 12 high school student from Prince Rupert, has received the YouTube Silver Play Button for garnering more than 100,000 subscribers on his channel GTAGAMER222. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Bonnie Wekel, president of the Prince Rupert Seniors’ Centre, is one of the two volunteers who serves up lunch at noon. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Kitchen at risk of closing without volunteers at the Prince Rupert Seniors’ Centre

President of the charity, Bonnie Wekel, is working in the kitchen while they search for people

Bonnie Wekel, president of the Prince Rupert Seniors’ Centre, is one of the two volunteers who serves up lunch at noon. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert library assistant, Lou Allison, shares events to be held at the library for Poetry Month, including a visit from Peter Christensen, who recently released Oona River Poems.

Poetry month sees launch of “Oona River Poems” at Rupert library

Peter Christensen consciously and lovingly documents our physical and psychological landscapes

Prince Rupert library assistant, Lou Allison, shares events to be held at the library for Poetry Month, including a visit from Peter Christensen, who recently released Oona River Poems.