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The New Hazelton RCMP detachment. (Interior News file photo)

Suspect arrested after fleeing from New Hazelton RCMP

North Division Emergency Response team mobilized over suspicion of handgun involved

The New Hazelton RCMP detachment. (Interior News file photo)
The Prince Rupert Ukrainian Society will be laying a wreath at the cenotaph Nov. 11 during Remembrance day ceremonies “to honour and commemorate all Canadians and Ukrainians who fought or continue to serve.” (Facebook photo)

New Ukrainian Society provides cultural support to war refugees

Upcoming fundraisers include contemporary Ukrainian photography exhibition at Ice House Gallery

The Prince Rupert Ukrainian Society will be laying a wreath at the cenotaph Nov. 11 during Remembrance day ceremonies “to honour and commemorate all Canadians and Ukrainians who fought or continue to serve.” (Facebook photo)
Chaplain Derry Bott of the Prince Rupert Royal Canadian Legion #27 leads the Remembrance Day commemorations on Nov. 11. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Chaplain Derry Bott of the Prince Rupert Royal Canadian Legion #27 leads the Remembrance Day commemorations on Nov. 11, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Legion anticipates big turnout for unrestricted Remembrance Day ceremony

Following service, Legion will open for camaraderie and refreshments

Chaplain Derry Bott of the Prince Rupert Royal Canadian Legion #27 leads the Remembrance Day commemorations on Nov. 11. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Chaplain Derry Bott of the Prince Rupert Royal Canadian Legion #27 leads the Remembrance Day commemorations on Nov. 11, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Students enjoy the new playground at École Roosevelt Park Community School following the park’s official opening Nov. 1.

École Roosevelt unveils new state-of-the-art playground

The half-million dollar project was 10 years in the making

Students enjoy the new playground at École Roosevelt Park Community School following the park’s official opening Nov. 1.
A rockslide 50 kilometres west of Terrace has Highway 16 closed until at least Sunday (Oct. 23) morning. (Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Rockslide on Hwy 16 west of Terrace cleared

This is the second slide in the same location in three weeks

A rockslide 50 kilometres west of Terrace has Highway 16 closed until at least Sunday (Oct. 23) morning. (Facebook photo)
Frosted windshields in the morning in Northwest B.C. signal it is time for drivers to be prepared for and adjust to potentially treacherous driving conditions. (Thom Barker photo)

Shift in weather signals time to shift to winter driving behaviours

Shift Into Winter campaign launches this month

Frosted windshields in the morning in Northwest B.C. signal it is time for drivers to be prepared for and adjust to potentially treacherous driving conditions. (Thom Barker photo)
Members of Prince Rupert Rotary Club give the city’s gateway at McClymont Park a facelift, one of the many projects supported by the club’s annual auction which is currently underway.

2022 Prince Rupert Rotary online auction gets underway

Register to bid on the Rotary website at auction.prrc.ca

Members of Prince Rupert Rotary Club give the city’s gateway at McClymont Park a facelift, one of the many projects supported by the club’s annual auction which is currently underway.
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Rampage improve to 5-0 on season with win over Northstars

Prince Rupert dominates team from Vanderhoof area 5-2

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The Prince Rupert Rampage defeated the Nechako North Stars 5-2 on October 29 at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre arena to improve its season record to 5-0-0-0.

Rampage improve to 5-0 on season with win over Northstars

Prince Rupert dominates team from Vanderhoof area 5-2

The Prince Rupert Rampage defeated the Nechako North Stars 5-2 on October 29 at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre arena to improve its season record to 5-0-0-0.
Halloween at the North Pacific Cannery.	(Thom Barker photo)

Prince Rupert and Port Edward celebrates Halloween with multiple weekend events

Children of all ages were able to enjoy a variety of events…

Halloween at the North Pacific Cannery.	(Thom Barker photo)
From left, federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach chat with a supporter as they arrive at an NDP fundraiser event at the Highliner Hotel and Conference Centre in Prince Rupert Oct. 28. (Thom Barker photo)

NDP leader vows no election during campaign-style visit to Northwest

Jagmeet Singh and MP Bachrach meet with Lax Kw’alaams, Rupert Council and North Coast Labour Council

From left, federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach chat with a supporter as they arrive at an NDP fundraiser event at the Highliner Hotel and Conference Centre in Prince Rupert Oct. 28. (Thom Barker photo)
Hwy 16 was closed briefly overnight and but is now reopened with water pooling still a concern between 38 and 51 kilometres west of Terrace. (Facebook photo)

Hwy 16 reopens to two-lane traffic following closure due to flooding

An atmospheric river dumped up to 100 mm of rain on sections of the North Coast yesterday and today

Hwy 16 was closed briefly overnight and but is now reopened with water pooling still a concern between 38 and 51 kilometres west of Terrace. (Facebook photo)
Area affected by heavy rainfall warning for North Coast, Central Coast, Coastal Inland and Haida Gwaii. (Environment Canada graphic)

Atmospheric river set to dump up to 100mm of rain on North/Central Coast with high winds

Winds of up to 110 km per hour expected on exposed areas of Central Coast

Area affected by heavy rainfall warning for North Coast, Central Coast, Coastal Inland and Haida Gwaii. (Environment Canada graphic)
A rockslide 50 kilometres west of Terrace has Highway 16 closed until at least Sunday (Oct. 23) morning. (Facebook photo)

Hwy 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace closed due to rockslide

Rocks in the road and damage from the slide will have the road closed at least until Sunday morning

A rockslide 50 kilometres west of Terrace has Highway 16 closed until at least Sunday (Oct. 23) morning. (Facebook photo)
Attendees of a Skeena-Bulkley Valley Conservative fundraiser Oct. 14 at the Smithers Golf and Country Club applaud for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies MP Bob Zimmer. (Submitted photo)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley Conservatives start preparations for next federal election

Smithers fundraiser first of many upcoming events for electoral district association

Attendees of a Skeena-Bulkley Valley Conservative fundraiser Oct. 14 at the Smithers Golf and Country Club applaud for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies MP Bob Zimmer. (Submitted photo)
Regina, Sask. Courthouse. (Wikimedia Common)

Former Smithers gymnastics coach found not guilty of sexual offences involving a minor

Marcel Dubroy was acquitted on two counts in Court of King’s Bench in Regina, Sask on Oct. 14

Regina, Sask. Courthouse. (Wikimedia Common)
Smithers RCMP detachment. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Man dies in RCMP custody in Smithers; police cite ‘self-inflicted actions’

An investigation by the B.C. Independent Investigations Office is underway.

Smithers RCMP detachment. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Smithers Golf and Country Club director of golf operations Steven Coulthard presents the Men’s Northern Open trophy to 2022 winner Joel Veenstra. (Submitted photo)

Smithereen takes back Men’s Northern Open title in tight battle with defending champ from Terrace

Joel Veenstra shot a one-under-par 215 over three days to best Scott Rigler’s even-par 216

Smithers Golf and Country Club director of golf operations Steven Coulthard presents the Men’s Northern Open trophy to 2022 winner Joel Veenstra. (Submitted photo)
Haida Gwaii crime severity indexes differ between southern and northern detachments. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Masset RCMP crime severity index ranks 12th in the province

The Daajing Giids detachment’s crime severity index is 68th in B.C.

Haida Gwaii crime severity indexes differ between southern and northern detachments. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)
RCMP cruiser with lights flashing. (File photo)

Prince Rupert crime severity index drops 15 per cent

New stats from StatCan mark the first decline in crime severity since 2016 for the city

RCMP cruiser with lights flashing. (File photo)