Shannon Lough

Seven Rupert runners made the trip to Seattle for the 2019 Oiselle Tenacious Ten race on Sunday, April 21.                                 Prince Rupert’s Jamie Komadina crushed a time of 46:30 and placed 9th overall in the female 30-34 category and 59th overall out of 752. Erin Mutrie competed in the 10K, and nailed a time of 54:01.                                 For the 10-mile race (16km), Madison Hodam ran it in 1:30:09, placing 7th in her age category 20-24. Gail Bennett finished in 1:32:18 and placed 9th in the female 55-59 category. Jacqueline Hodam finished in 1:36:06, and Bailey Wagner ran the route in 1:38:11. Jessica Lindstrom had signed up for the event earlier but was injured on race day. “She was the best cheerer,” Mutrie said of her friend.

Tenacious seven Rupert runners in Seattle

Jamie Komadina places 9th overall in her category at the Oiselle Tenacious Ten race on April 21

Seven Rupert runners made the trip to Seattle for the 2019 Oiselle Tenacious Ten race on Sunday, April 21.                                 Prince Rupert’s Jamie Komadina crushed a time of 46:30 and placed 9th overall in the female 30-34 category and 59th overall out of 752. Erin Mutrie competed in the 10K, and nailed a time of 54:01.                                 For the 10-mile race (16km), Madison Hodam ran it in 1:30:09, placing 7th in her age category 20-24. Gail Bennett finished in 1:32:18 and placed 9th in the female 55-59 category. Jacqueline Hodam finished in 1:36:06, and Bailey Wagner ran the route in 1:38:11. Jessica Lindstrom had signed up for the event earlier but was injured on race day. “She was the best cheerer,” Mutrie said of her friend.
BC Transit hikes prices on Route 60 to and from Port Edward starting May 1, 2019. (File photo)

Monthly bus passes on Port Edward route go up $24

Adult fare goes up $1 one way to and from Prince Rupert on BC Transit’s Route 60

BC Transit hikes prices on Route 60 to and from Port Edward starting May 1, 2019. (File photo)
April Ryan, Grade 11, Tasha Parker, art teacher, and Tiona Holkestad, Grade 11, hold up portraits created for The Memory Project, a charitable non-profit organization that gives art students around the world the opportunity to share kindness with their work. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert students share portraits of kindness with children in Peru

The Memory Project gives teens a chance to sharpen their art skills and global awareness

April Ryan, Grade 11, Tasha Parker, art teacher, and Tiona Holkestad, Grade 11, hold up portraits created for The Memory Project, a charitable non-profit organization that gives art students around the world the opportunity to share kindness with their work. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Linda Innes is the new chief councillor for Gitxaala First Nation. (Submitted photo)

Gitxaala First Nation elects its first female chief councillor

Linda Innes will lead her community on B.C.’s North Coast for the next three years

Linda Innes is the new chief councillor for Gitxaala First Nation. (Submitted photo)
Approximately 30 people gathered outside the Best Western Inn in Terrace in support of Bill C-48, a legislative ban preventing oil tankers from travelling along B.C.’s North Coast. Just down the sidewalk, another group of protestors against the ban were gathered, some carrying “I love oil” signs. (Taylor Bachrach photo)

Northwest B.C. leaders divided over oil tanker ban

Senate hearings in Prince Rupert and Terrace show Bill C-48 is at a crossroads

Approximately 30 people gathered outside the Best Western Inn in Terrace in support of Bill C-48, a legislative ban preventing oil tankers from travelling along B.C.’s North Coast. Just down the sidewalk, another group of protestors against the ban were gathered, some carrying “I love oil” signs. (Taylor Bachrach photo)
Jeremy Janz, principal of Pacific Coast School, next to Kennedi Sampson, Grade 12, and Rubbyn Steppler, while on their Costa Rica spring break trip.

Prince Rupert’s alternate school students find Pura Vida in Costa Rica

Pacific Coast School organized an international school trip for the first time

Jeremy Janz, principal of Pacific Coast School, next to Kennedi Sampson, Grade 12, and Rubbyn Steppler, while on their Costa Rica spring break trip.
Gas prices jumped $0.17 overnight in Prince Rupert ahead of the long weekend. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Gas prices spike in northern B.C. ahead of the long weekend

Fuel went up 17 cents overnight in Prince Rupert

Gas prices jumped $0.17 overnight in Prince Rupert ahead of the long weekend. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert city hall. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert’s 2019 budget passed, $15K raise for mayor

City council members to receive 25 per cent of what the mayor makes

Prince Rupert city hall. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Government announces money for crime prevention. (Black Press file photo)

Over $70,000 in grants for crime prevention on the North Coast

Three organizations on Haida Gwaii, Prince Rupert and Bella Coola will receive support

Government announces money for crime prevention. (Black Press file photo)
Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen will speak as a witness at the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act hearing with the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications in Prince Rupert, Tuesday, April 14. (Northern View file photo)

MP Nathan Cullen to testify at oil tanker ban committee hearings

Senators travel to Prince Rupert and Terrace as part of fact-finding mission on Bill C-48

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen will speak as a witness at the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act hearing with the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications in Prince Rupert, Tuesday, April 14. (Northern View file photo)
Corbin Basso, Pia Khaira and Alan Phuong organized the first Prince Rupert Student Voices Forum on April 11 at The Crest Hotel. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Students find their voices at inaugural forum in Prince Rupert

Charles Hays Secondary School students organized Student Voice for their peers on April 11

Corbin Basso, Pia Khaira and Alan Phuong organized the first Prince Rupert Student Voices Forum on April 11 at The Crest Hotel. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Bryton Group is selling its 30-acres of land in Prince Rupert for $24 million after abandoning the Oceanview Development Property project. (File photo)

Oceanview Development land up for $24M in Prince Rupert

Bryton Group is selling its 30 acre undeveloped property near BC Ferries Terminal

Bryton Group is selling its 30-acres of land in Prince Rupert for $24 million after abandoning the Oceanview Development Property project. (File photo)
A ride at last year’s West Coast Amusements carnival in Prince Rupert. (File photo)

West Coast Amusements cancels northwest B.C. carnival tour

There will be no Ferris wheel or bumper cars in Prince Rupert, Terrace or Kitimat this year

A ride at last year’s West Coast Amusements carnival in Prince Rupert. (File photo)
School District 52 has received a positive response from the province to fund demolishing the abandoned Seal Cove and Kanata elementary schools. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Unsafe Seal Cove and Kanata schools to be demolished

Prince Rupert’s school district shut the schools down in 2008, the buildings have deteriorated since

School District 52 has received a positive response from the province to fund demolishing the abandoned Seal Cove and Kanata elementary schools. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Samantha Wiley has been selected to play on Team BC in the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Haida athlete Sam Wiley makes Team BC hockey team

Prince Rupert Bantam Seawolves player is going to the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

Samantha Wiley has been selected to play on Team BC in the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
New legislation proposed by the federal government will ban large oil tankers from stopping or unloading in Haida Gwaii or northern B.C. waters. (Wikimedia Commons)

Senate to hold hearings in northwest B.C. on controversial oil tanker ban

More than 50 witnesses from Old Massett to Nuxalk Nation will speak for or against Bill C-48

New legislation proposed by the federal government will ban large oil tankers from stopping or unloading in Haida Gwaii or northern B.C. waters. (Wikimedia Commons)
Editor, Shannon Lough, places the Green Business sticker on The Northern View office door after signing the pledge organized by Transition Prince Rupert. (Ceilidh Marlow photo)

The Northern View takes the Green Business Pledge

Transition Prince Rupert encourages local businesses to adopt environmentally-friendly initiatives

Editor, Shannon Lough, places the Green Business sticker on The Northern View office door after signing the pledge organized by Transition Prince Rupert. (Ceilidh Marlow photo)
Lax Kw’alaams Band Mayor John Helin spoke to the Standing Committee of Fisheries and Oceans on April 9 in Ottawa. (Government of Canada photo)

B.C. North Coast residents to Ottawa: ‘We can’t make a living fishing’

Lax Kw’alaams Mayor, Prince Rupert resident speak to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

Lax Kw’alaams Band Mayor John Helin spoke to the Standing Committee of Fisheries and Oceans on April 9 in Ottawa. (Government of Canada photo)
Leonila “Lola” Garcia Abecia, who just turned 105, next to her first grandchild, Jean Sabdo in March just before she passed away. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Leonila “Lola” Garcia Abecia passes away at 105

Family celebrated her birthday at Acropolis Manor in Prince Rupert on March 14

Leonila “Lola” Garcia Abecia, who just turned 105, next to her first grandchild, Jean Sabdo in March just before she passed away. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
How to Slush Cup at Shames in style

How to Slush Cup at Shames in style

PHOTOS: Final day at My Mountain Co-op near Terrace ended in a splash

How to Slush Cup at Shames in style