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Joel Williams, from Gitanyow Band, pulls in an oolichan out from his net in the Skeena River one chilly February morning. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Protecting Skeena oolichan with potential fishery closures

Reports of tonnes of oolichans being pulled in the shrimp trawl boats alarms Metlakatla First Nation

Joel Williams, from Gitanyow Band, pulls in an oolichan out from his net in the Skeena River one chilly February morning. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Jupiter MacDonald paraglides over Shames Mountain on Saturday, March 9. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Paragliders fly over Shames Mountain

Calm sunny weather enticed a few paragliders to test their gear at the Terrace ski hill

Jupiter MacDonald paraglides over Shames Mountain on Saturday, March 9. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Charles Hays Secondary School Rainmaker Tyler Jones in air during the provincial championship 2A finals on Saturday against the Lake Country’s George Elliot Coyotes. (Paul Yates/Vancouver Sports Pictures)

Rainmakers win 2A championship at provincials

Charles Hays Secondary School’s senior boys basketball defeat Lake Country’s Coyotes

Charles Hays Secondary School Rainmaker Tyler Jones in air during the provincial championship 2A finals on Saturday against the Lake Country’s George Elliot Coyotes. (Paul Yates/Vancouver Sports Pictures)
Charles Hays Rainmakers in the semi-final match where they defeated the Sa-Hali Sabres 74 - 66. (Mary Kessenich / Vancouver Sports Pictures)

Rainmakers in provincial finals against Coyotes

The senior Charles Hays Secondary School team could win the 2A trophy for the third time

Charles Hays Rainmakers in the semi-final match where they defeated the Sa-Hali Sabres 74 - 66. (Mary Kessenich / Vancouver Sports Pictures)
Prince Rupert Advocates for Midwifery are hosting their first community event on March 9 at the Prince Rupert Regional Library. (Black Press file)

Midwifery advocates host first community event in Prince Rupert

Northern Health to review the need for midwives in the region over the summer months

Prince Rupert Advocates for Midwifery are hosting their first community event on March 9 at the Prince Rupert Regional Library. (Black Press file)
Shannon Lough / The Northern View                                The only way the one funeral home in Prince Rupert will move a body is to and from the morgue, to Terrace to the crematorium, or to the cemetery, not from a home.

There is no service in Prince Rupert to transport the dead

BC Emergency Health Services will temporarily transfer bodies from the home to the hospital

Shannon Lough / The Northern View                                The only way the one funeral home in Prince Rupert will move a body is to and from the morgue, to Terrace to the crematorium, or to the cemetery, not from a home.
AltaGas terminal during the construction phase in May 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

B.C.’s first propane export terminal ready this spring

AltaGas expects the first cargo will leave the terminal in the second quarter of 2019

AltaGas terminal during the construction phase in May 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
NDP MP Nathan Cullen speaks to Jody Wilson-Raybould as she arrives to appear at the House of Commons Justice Committee on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

COLUMN: JWR was the right person for the job

Former attorney general of Canada spoke truth to power to uphold the rule of law

NDP MP Nathan Cullen speaks to Jody Wilson-Raybould as she arrives to appear at the House of Commons Justice Committee on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Mine sediments flow toward a lake from the Yellow Giant Gold Mine on Banks Island. This photo was taken in June 2015 by former mine safety manager Brent Edmunds. (Brent Edmunds photo)

Ex-CEO of Banks Island Gold Mine acquitted of obstruction charge

Prince Rupert judge said he cannot be satisfied beyond a reasonable doubt

Mine sediments flow toward a lake from the Yellow Giant Gold Mine on Banks Island. This photo was taken in June 2015 by former mine safety manager Brent Edmunds. (Brent Edmunds photo)
City of Prince Rupert supports derelict car clean up. (Northern View photo)

City creates derelict car removal program

Residents of Prince Rupert are encouraged to take part in vehicle spring cleaning

City of Prince Rupert supports derelict car clean up. (Northern View photo)
50-year-old woman struck at a crosswalk in Prince Rupert on March 1. (File photo)

50-year-old woman struck at crosswalk on McBride St.

Driver was issued a ticket for failing to yield to a pedestrian in Prince Rupert on March 1

50-year-old woman struck at a crosswalk in Prince Rupert on March 1. (File photo)
A play by Charles Hays High School student, Miranda Baker, was selected as one of the top three winners of Youthwrite out of 16 plays from high school students around the province. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Nisga’a student’s original play selected in B.C. competition

Miranda Baker wrote To Grow Up based on her own experience with racism in Prince Rupert

A play by Charles Hays High School student, Miranda Baker, was selected as one of the top three winners of Youthwrite out of 16 plays from high school students around the province. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Despite losing in the playoffs to the Terrace River Kings, the Prince Rupert Rampage are going to the Coy Cup. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Rampage going to Coy Cup despite playoff loss

Terrace and Quesnel teams both backed out of the 2019 Senior Men’s AA Championship

Despite losing in the playoffs to the Terrace River Kings, the Prince Rupert Rampage are going to the Coy Cup. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Submitted photo                                 Luke McMaster is taking his Icons of Soul tour to northwest B.C.

Luke McMaster brings Motown and soul to the Lester Centre

On March 8, McMaster performs his Icons of Soul tour in Prince Rupert, and then Quesnel, March 11

Submitted photo                                 Luke McMaster is taking his Icons of Soul tour to northwest B.C.
Superintendent for School District 52 accepts a $288,500 cheque from Marc Dulude, COO and president of Ridley Terminals Inc. (RTI photo)

Ridley Terminals donates $1 million to community projects

Prince Rupert coal terminal donates $288,500 to school district for Truth and Reconciliation plan

Superintendent for School District 52 accepts a $288,500 cheque from Marc Dulude, COO and president of Ridley Terminals Inc. (RTI photo)
Scott Fraser, B.C.’s Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Harold Leighton, Chief Councillor of the Metlakatla First Nation and Carolyn Bennett, federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations sign the transition agreement. (Contributed photo)

Metlakatla transitions treaty negotiations to Stage 5

Indigenous nation near Prince Rupert moves closer to self-governance agreement with province

Scott Fraser, B.C.’s Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Harold Leighton, Chief Councillor of the Metlakatla First Nation and Carolyn Bennett, federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations sign the transition agreement. (Contributed photo)
Shannon Lough / The Northern View                                Pacific Coast School students Kennedi Sampson, left, and Todd Barton, right, with principal Jeremy Janz, centre. The students are going to Costa Rica for spring break.

Prince Rupert’s alternate school goes international

For the first time, the Pacific Coast School is taking its students abroad for a learning journey

Shannon Lough / The Northern View                                Pacific Coast School students Kennedi Sampson, left, and Todd Barton, right, with principal Jeremy Janz, centre. The students are going to Costa Rica for spring break.
City of Prince Rupert proposes the first modest tax cut in decades. (File Photo)

City proposes 2 per cent tax cut

First 2019 budget presentation reveals first tax reduction for Prince Rupert residents in decades

City of Prince Rupert proposes the first modest tax cut in decades. (File Photo)
Luanne Roth took a photo of the Bulk Columbia in 2015 when she said it was drifting rapidly astern past her home in Prince Rupert. (Luanne Roth photo)

Anchor dragging incidents on the rise in Prince Rupert harbour

Average of seven drags a year, states report by T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation

Luanne Roth took a photo of the Bulk Columbia in 2015 when she said it was drifting rapidly astern past her home in Prince Rupert. (Luanne Roth photo)
City of Prince Rupert currently has three bids out for trucks on BC Bid. (Wikimedia commons photo)

Give preferential treatment to local business: Cunningham says

City of Prince Rupert has three vehicles on BC Bid

City of Prince Rupert currently has three bids out for trucks on BC Bid. (Wikimedia commons photo)