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Unusual harbour porpoise activity off Prince Rupert coast

Unusual harbour porpoise activity off Prince Rupert coast

VIDEO: North Coast Cetacean Research Initiative say the porpoises’ activity is unique

Unusual harbour porpoise activity off Prince Rupert coast
Transition Prince Rupert director, Sarah Dantzer, speaks to the Northern View about the city’s first official ‘Sustainability Month’ and what activities residents can get involved in to benefit the community and the environment.

What to do for Sustainability Month in Prince Rupert

VIDEO on city-wide events to clean up the community, and how to become better neighbours

Transition Prince Rupert director, Sarah Dantzer, speaks to the Northern View about the city’s first official ‘Sustainability Month’ and what activities residents can get involved in to benefit the community and the environment.
An orca paid a visit to the Prince Rupert harbour on April 4, impressing a few onlookers, including the researchers from the North Coast Cetacean Research Initiative. (Ocean Wise photo)

Lone killer whale explores Prince Rupert harbour

Known as T124C, the orca was caught on camera by the North Coast Cetacean Research Initiative team

An orca paid a visit to the Prince Rupert harbour on April 4, impressing a few onlookers, including the researchers from the North Coast Cetacean Research Initiative. (Ocean Wise photo)
BC Cannabis Store has applied to set up a location in Prince Rupert from inside the BC Liquor Store. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

BC Cannabis Store wants to alter BC Liquor Store in Prince Rupert

If approved, this would be the third non-medical marijuana store in the city

BC Cannabis Store has applied to set up a location in Prince Rupert from inside the BC Liquor Store. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
RCMP are warning parents to keep their kids away from McClymont Park Trail after someone tried to grab a student on their way to school, on April 4. (Image by PaperENdipity/Flickr)

UPDATE: Two men tried to abduct student in Prince Rupert

RCMP and dog service are investigating the incident that occurred on McClymont Park Trail on April 4

RCMP are warning parents to keep their kids away from McClymont Park Trail after someone tried to grab a student on their way to school, on April 4. (Image by PaperENdipity/Flickr)
Proposed location for Wolverine Terminals’ Prince Rupert Marine Fuels project. (Submitted)

Wolverine’s eco-fuel station for cargo ships takes a big step forward

The business would provide low-sulphur fuel to container ships within the Port of Prince Rupert

Proposed location for Wolverine Terminals’ Prince Rupert Marine Fuels project. (Submitted)
RCMP ask public to help find missing Prince Rupert man

RCMP ask public to help find missing Prince Rupert man

Kevin Bell was last seen at the Rupert Square Mall on March 28, 2019

RCMP ask public to help find missing Prince Rupert man
CN Rail crews have been working on a train that derailed on April 2 on the Prince Rupert yard. (Submitted photo)

Two wood pellet cars derailed in Prince Rupert yard

CN Rail said there is no danger to the public and the company is investigating

CN Rail crews have been working on a train that derailed on April 2 on the Prince Rupert yard. (Submitted photo)
Prince Rupert RCMP were called to investigate a homicide in Kitkatla on April 1, 2019. (Google Maps)

Major crimes unit called in after man, 34, found dead in Kitkatla

RCMP were called to the remote North Coast village after a sudden death was reported

Prince Rupert RCMP were called to investigate a homicide in Kitkatla on April 1, 2019. (Google Maps)
Prince Rupert RCMP close down a section of Sixth Avenue East on Monday, April 1. (File photo)

Sixth Avenue East closed off for several hours during police incident

Prince Rupert Staff Sgt. Dave Uppal said the situation ended peacefully

Prince Rupert RCMP close down a section of Sixth Avenue East on Monday, April 1. (File photo)
New owners of Raffles Inn, Justin and Kevin Blackman of Five Eight Investments Ltd. stand inside one of the rooms in need of renovations.

New owners of Raffles Inn to revamp bed-bug ridden hotel

Five Eight Investments has plans to transform Prince Rupert hotel into long-term accommodation

New owners of Raffles Inn, Justin and Kevin Blackman of Five Eight Investments Ltd. stand inside one of the rooms in need of renovations.
Zim Shipping containers arrived at Fairview Terminal for its inaugural call on Wednesday, March 27. (Lonnie Wishart photo)

Major shipping service added to Port of Prince Rupert

Fairview Container Terminal welcomes its first visit from Zim Integrated Shipping Services

Zim Shipping containers arrived at Fairview Terminal for its inaugural call on Wednesday, March 27. (Lonnie Wishart photo)
Janet Stevens shares laughter and joy while delivering a speech in Nisga’a before graduating from the Level 2 language course in Prince Rupert. For more on the Nisga’a blessing ceremony, see Page 8.

Nisga’a speakers in Prince Rupert silent no more

MULTIMEDIA: Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society hosts its first Blessing Feast

Janet Stevens shares laughter and joy while delivering a speech in Nisga’a before graduating from the Level 2 language course in Prince Rupert. For more on the Nisga’a blessing ceremony, see Page 8.
Lucy Gui Fu Ying, Karen Buchanan and Pimsuda Johansen and Priscilla Dennis are putting together this year’s Kaien Fusion of Fashion, Culture and Dance at the Lester Centre on April 6. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Kaien Fusion fashion show hits the runway on Saturday

Back for its fourth year, the cultural show will be at the Lester Centre of the Arts on April 6

Lucy Gui Fu Ying, Karen Buchanan and Pimsuda Johansen and Priscilla Dennis are putting together this year’s Kaien Fusion of Fashion, Culture and Dance at the Lester Centre on April 6. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Shaun Stevenson, CEO and president at the Port of Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Port of Prince Rupert president on growing trade in 2019

CEO Shaun Stevenson presents on the connector road, Fairview expansion, Vopak and Wolverine fuels

Shaun Stevenson, CEO and president at the Port of Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Coast Tsimshian people are opposing DFO’s decision to open the commercial fishery for herring roe on kelp. (Greg Schechter/Flickr)

Lax Kw’alaams, Metlakatla oppose commercial herring fishery

First Nations band said their demonstration against DFO will only grow until a new plan is hatched

Coast Tsimshian people are opposing DFO’s decision to open the commercial fishery for herring roe on kelp. (Greg Schechter/Flickr)
The newly elected Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce president, Michelle Boomars-MacNeill, with directors Ray Pedersen, Nathan Randall, Leanne Enns and Michael Gurney. Absent in the photo is the new vice president, Carl Sampson, directors Lisa Girbav, Riley McNiece, Rory Gowler and Shelby Sullivan. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert elects 2019 chamber of commerce board

The new president, Michelle Boomars-MacNeill, is the branch manager at BMO

The newly elected Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce president, Michelle Boomars-MacNeill, with directors Ray Pedersen, Nathan Randall, Leanne Enns and Michael Gurney. Absent in the photo is the new vice president, Carl Sampson, directors Lisa Girbav, Riley McNiece, Rory Gowler and Shelby Sullivan. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
DAY 2: Rampage run out of steam against the Stamps

DAY 2: Rampage run out of steam against the Stamps

Prince Rupert falls 7-4 in a close game against Williams Lake in the Coy Cup Tournament

DAY 2: Rampage run out of steam against the Stamps
The second cedar hat-inspired rooftops was placed on top of the Metlakatla seniors’ housing development at 700 Greet St. on March 27. (Rob Rydde photo)

Second cedar hat lowered on Metlakatla seniors’ housing development

Photos capture the moment the Coast Tsimshian-inspired design was placed on the building

The second cedar hat-inspired rooftops was placed on top of the Metlakatla seniors’ housing development at 700 Greet St. on March 27. (Rob Rydde photo)
RCM-SAR 64 responded to a Mayday call near Smith Island on March 26 with the Bravo-Geoff Gould. (RCM-SAR 64 photo)

Fisherman trapped under water rescued near Smith Island

Charles Hays, RCM-SAR 64 and Coast Guard vessels responded to the mayday call to save a life

RCM-SAR 64 responded to a Mayday call near Smith Island on March 26 with the Bravo-Geoff Gould. (RCM-SAR 64 photo)