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Prince Rupert Rampage warms up before their first game in the Coy Cup on March 26 in Fort St. John’s North Peace Arena. (Facebook photo)

DAY 1: Rampage lose 8-3 to host team in Coy Cup

Prince Rupert CIHL team travelled 13 hours to play in the 2019 Senior Men’s AA Championship

Prince Rupert Rampage warms up before their first game in the Coy Cup on March 26 in Fort St. John’s North Peace Arena. (Facebook photo)
An example of what it looks like inside a Clarity Cannabis retail shop. (Michael Forbes submitted photo)

Clarity Cannabis to fill empty Third Avenue store

City of Prince Rupert has approved of a second marijuana retail shop

An example of what it looks like inside a Clarity Cannabis retail shop. (Michael Forbes submitted photo)
Clarity Cannabis BC Ltd.’s application to set up at 528 Third Avenue West was approved on March 25. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

City council briefs: Second cannabis shop, April as Sustainability Month

Three people came to speak on the city’s proposed 2019 budget for Prince Rupert

Clarity Cannabis BC Ltd.’s application to set up at 528 Third Avenue West was approved on March 25. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert city hall. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

City council briefs: Cannabis shop, Metlakatla venture and budget consultation

Prince Rupert council meets on March 25 for the Committee of the Whole

Prince Rupert city hall. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
On March 24, seats were filled at the Lester Centre of the Arts for the final night of Rumors, a Neil Simon comedy put on by Prince Rupert community members. In this scene, Chris Gorman (Krysta Ostrom) and Ken Gorman (Tyler Portelance) try to play it cool when the cops arrive at Charley Brock’s house. For more photos visit www.thenorthernview.com

Photos of Rumors on stage in Prince Rupert

Community theatre took on Neil Simon’s comedy from March 21-23 at the Lester Centre

On March 24, seats were filled at the Lester Centre of the Arts for the final night of Rumors, a Neil Simon comedy put on by Prince Rupert community members. In this scene, Chris Gorman (Krysta Ostrom) and Ken Gorman (Tyler Portelance) try to play it cool when the cops arrive at Charley Brock’s house. For more photos visit www.thenorthernview.com
In this photo, children colour at a child care centre in North Vancouver. The province just announced over $1 million in grants for local governments to do an inventory on child care spaces. (Province of B.C. photo)

Identifying child care space needs in Prince Rupert

B.C. government is providing a $25,000 grant for more than 70 communities to help improve daycare

In this photo, children colour at a child care centre in North Vancouver. The province just announced over $1 million in grants for local governments to do an inventory on child care spaces. (Province of B.C. photo)
On March 14, Masset high school students lined up outside on Collison Ave. Next stop, Masset village office. From there they marched to the Delmas Co-op store on Main St. and assembled in the parking lot, brandishing a dozen or more colourful signs calling for climate change action. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

COLUMN: Students stir conversation on plastics

Prince Rupert students took part in the global school walkouts for climate action on March 15

On March 14, Masset high school students lined up outside on Collison Ave. Next stop, Masset village office. From there they marched to the Delmas Co-op store on Main St. and assembled in the parking lot, brandishing a dozen or more colourful signs calling for climate change action. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
The Alaska Marine Highway System is facing severe budget cuts for the upcoming fiscal year, which could end service to Prince Rupert. (Jay Galvin Flickr photo)

Uncertain future for Alaska ferry terminal in Prince Rupert

Severe budget cuts could mean ending service to the only Canadian stop on the Alaska Marine Highway

The Alaska Marine Highway System is facing severe budget cuts for the upcoming fiscal year, which could end service to Prince Rupert. (Jay Galvin Flickr photo)
Shannon Lough / The Northern View                                The cast of Rumors is make up of local performers, Chris Armstrong, Tristan Higginson, Rich Jerstad, Paula Loroff, Heather MacRae, Aurora Martin, Will Matheson, Krysta Ostrom, Tyler Portelance and Jacqueline Taylor. The play will hit the Lester Centre of the Arts stage on Thursday, March 21; Friday, March 22; and Saturday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. each evening.

Rumors to hit the Lester Centre stage this Thursday

Prince Rupert community cast and crew present Neil Simon’s two-act comedy from March 21-23

Shannon Lough / The Northern View                                The cast of Rumors is make up of local performers, Chris Armstrong, Tristan Higginson, Rich Jerstad, Paula Loroff, Heather MacRae, Aurora Martin, Will Matheson, Krysta Ostrom, Tyler Portelance and Jacqueline Taylor. The play will hit the Lester Centre of the Arts stage on Thursday, March 21; Friday, March 22; and Saturday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. each evening.
Leonila “Lola” Garcia Abecia, who just turned 105, next to her first grandchild, Jean Sabdo. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Celebrating Lola’s 105th birthday in Prince Rupert

Leonila Garcia Abecia was born in 1914 in the Philippines

Leonila “Lola” Garcia Abecia, who just turned 105, next to her first grandchild, Jean Sabdo. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
In 2014, the City of Prince Rupert honoured Reggie Huskins with the Civic Appreciation Award for his volunteer work. He passed away on March 15, 2019. (File photo)

A farewell to volunteer and sports aficionado Reggie Huskins

Huskins wrote a sports column for the Prince Rupert Daily News and championed senior men’s hockey

In 2014, the City of Prince Rupert honoured Reggie Huskins with the Civic Appreciation Award for his volunteer work. He passed away on March 15, 2019. (File photo)
Northern British Columbia Museum Association will receive $41,300 in provincial funding in 2019. (Black Press file photo)

Arts funding for Haida Gwaii and Rupert societies

North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice announced $320,643 in funding from the BC Arts Council Grant

Northern British Columbia Museum Association will receive $41,300 in provincial funding in 2019. (Black Press file photo)
Social worker, Olga Radzikh, works with parents of children and youth with special needs in Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

North Coast social worker advocated for behaviour analysis service

Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert received the new service last year

Social worker, Olga Radzikh, works with parents of children and youth with special needs in Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Port Edward volunteer firefighters responded to a fire on Highway 16 on July 19, 2018. With only one truck, the fire crew can only handle one fire at a time. (Northern View file)

Prince Rupert fire crews won’t help Port Edward after negotiations fail

Mutual Aid Agreement renewal between B.C. local governments has stalled amid tax sharing disputes

Port Edward volunteer firefighters responded to a fire on Highway 16 on July 19, 2018. With only one truck, the fire crew can only handle one fire at a time. (Northern View file)
Jim West fell in love with Prince Rupert in 1969, when he travelled to the North Coast by train. He started Jim West Signs Ltd. on Fraser Street and around December, he turns in Santa for the holidays. On March 13, 2019, he passed away. (Northern View file photo)

Jolly old elf, Jim West, passes away

West was a talented sign painter and business owner of Jim West Signs in Prince Rupert

Jim West fell in love with Prince Rupert in 1969, when he travelled to the North Coast by train. He started Jim West Signs Ltd. on Fraser Street and around December, he turns in Santa for the holidays. On March 13, 2019, he passed away. (Northern View file photo)
WestJet and Air Canada will continue their use of the Boeing 737-8 Max, which sometimes service the Victoria International Airport. (Helmy Oved/Wikimedia Commons)

COLUMN: Recent Boeing 737 crash has me nervous about flying

Both Air Canada and WestJest will continue to use the planes after the Ethiopian crash

WestJet and Air Canada will continue their use of the Boeing 737-8 Max, which sometimes service the Victoria International Airport. (Helmy Oved/Wikimedia Commons)
Bob Payette, Chief Administrative Officer for the District of Port Edward, resigns after four years. He will be moving back to Alberta to be closer to family. (Bob Payette submitted photo)

CAO for Port Edward resigns

Bob Payette is proud to have helped put “Port Edward on the map through the last four years”

Bob Payette, Chief Administrative Officer for the District of Port Edward, resigns after four years. He will be moving back to Alberta to be closer to family. (Bob Payette submitted photo)
BC Emergency Health Services presented Gianna Evans with a Vital Link Award at the Prince Rupert station on March 2. (BC Emergency Health Services photo)

Prince Rupert teen receives award for saving her dad’s life

BC Ambulance presents Gianna Evans with Vital Link Award for administering CPR when she was 12

BC Emergency Health Services presented Gianna Evans with a Vital Link Award at the Prince Rupert station on March 2. (BC Emergency Health Services photo)
City of Prince Rupert to take part in Charge North electric charging program. (File photo)

Council Briefs: City joins electric charging program

Prince Rupert could have an EV charging station as early as next year; public on 2019 budget

City of Prince Rupert to take part in Charge North electric charging program. (File photo)
Prince Rupert Port Authority, DP World and contractors were in court on March 11 to discuss setting a trial date for charges relating to federal fisheries offences. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Trial dates edge closer for port, DP World facing fisheries charges

Defence may challenge the warrants used to gather evidence that led to 10 Fisheries Act violations

Prince Rupert Port Authority, DP World and contractors were in court on March 11 to discuss setting a trial date for charges relating to federal fisheries offences. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)