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Rose and Brian Holkestad
Rose and Brian Holkestad
UFAWU-Unifor stated on June 8 that there is no evidence of commercial fishing fleet overfishing for salmon. A salmon being weighed in Prince Rupert during the correct season in 2020. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

DFO shuts down 79 commercial salmon fisheries

UFAWU-Unifor worried Pacific Salmon Strategy Initiative (PSSI) closures will hammer industry

UFAWU-Unifor stated on June 8 that there is no evidence of commercial fishing fleet overfishing for salmon. A salmon being weighed in Prince Rupert during the correct season in 2020. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Subsea fibre optics running from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii and and then south to Vancouver will improve high-speed internet connection options for Coastal Communities, CityWest said on Oct. 13, 2020.

CityWest acquires West Island Cable in Bamfield, BC

To be connected to the Connected Coast project

Subsea fibre optics running from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii and and then south to Vancouver will improve high-speed internet connection options for Coastal Communities, CityWest said on Oct. 13, 2020.
The sun began to peak out early Monday morning as temperatures rose to the mid-20s, setting a daily record for Prince Rupert. Rupert’s temperatures, however, pale in comparison to other regions of B.C. that have Humidex readings nearing 50C. (Todd Hamilton/Northern View photo)

Daily heat record set for Prince Rupert

Not an all-time high, but hottest June 28 on record

The sun began to peak out early Monday morning as temperatures rose to the mid-20s, setting a daily record for Prince Rupert. Rupert’s temperatures, however, pale in comparison to other regions of B.C. that have Humidex readings nearing 50C. (Todd Hamilton/Northern View photo)
Restaurants in PrinceRupert were allowed to reopen for inhouse dining on May 25. Yaishia Wishlow assistant manager at Dolly’s Fish Market said the effects of halting in-restaurant dining are devasting to businesses and employees. The restaurant was empty on March 30. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert restaurants open

Chamber says Rupert restaurants hit harder than the rest of the province

Restaurants in PrinceRupert were allowed to reopen for inhouse dining on May 25. Yaishia Wishlow assistant manager at Dolly’s Fish Market said the effects of halting in-restaurant dining are devasting to businesses and employees. The restaurant was empty on March 30. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
An outbreak of COVID-19 was declared on Jan. 19 at Acropolis Manor. The long-term care home also had an influenza outbreak nearly two years ago.

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Acropolis Manor

Prince Rupert long-term care home has four resident, three staff cases

An outbreak of COVID-19 was declared on Jan. 19 at Acropolis Manor. The long-term care home also had an influenza outbreak nearly two years ago.
Respiratory Therapist Curtis Cheslock being immunized by Nurse Immunizer Jacque Wilkinson (MMH Med-Surg Unit Manager). NH photo

Terrace administers its first COVID-19 vaccines

Fern Enlow (95) and Chester Haizimsque (77) were the first two of 20 residents vaccinated at Terraceview Lodge with the Moderna vaccine

Respiratory Therapist Curtis Cheslock being immunized by Nurse Immunizer Jacque Wilkinson (MMH Med-Surg Unit Manager). NH photo
Prince Rupert Fire Rescue was called to a 3:20 a.m. fire on Nov. 9 at a marine shop on Saskatoon Ave. (Photo: Provided by Jeff Beckwith)

UPDATED: Love Marine Electric building engulfed in blaze

Firefighters battle winds up to nearly 70 km/hr to contain fire, embers the size of fire helmets

Prince Rupert Fire Rescue was called to a 3:20 a.m. fire on Nov. 9 at a marine shop on Saskatoon Ave. (Photo: Provided by Jeff Beckwith)
Inside a greenhouse at Rupert Lawn and Garden in 2019, Morgan Sage, a project coordinator with Ecotrust Canada’s Innovation Lab, worked with the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society to grow edible plants for members and Prince Rupert residents. EcoTrust Canada and the City of Prince Rupert have just received $100,000 funding to create a downtown community garden. (The Northern View file photo)

Prince Rupert receives $100K for downtown garden project

Northern Development funds Ecotrust Canada-led project

Inside a greenhouse at Rupert Lawn and Garden in 2019, Morgan Sage, a project coordinator with Ecotrust Canada’s Innovation Lab, worked with the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society to grow edible plants for members and Prince Rupert residents. EcoTrust Canada and the City of Prince Rupert have just received $100,000 funding to create a downtown community garden. (The Northern View file photo)
While Southern B.C. veterans and active military will receive free trips on Remembrance Day, North Coast seniors, vets, cadets and active military will have to pay. (Northern View file photo)

BC Ferries snubs North Coast veterans, seniors and active duty military

Complimentary Remembrance Day ferry rides for southern routes only

While Southern B.C. veterans and active military will receive free trips on Remembrance Day, North Coast seniors, vets, cadets and active military will have to pay. (Northern View file photo)
A tentative agreement has been reached averting a strike in Prince Rupert.

ILWU strike called off in Prince Rupert

SGS, ILWU reach tentative agreement

A tentative agreement has been reached averting a strike in Prince Rupert.
The students and families of Prince Rupert’s Annunciation School raised approximately $5,200 for fire victims of Monday’s downtown core blaze.

Annunciation school raises $5,200 for fire victims

School challenges others to assist following devastating Second Ave. blaze

The students and families of Prince Rupert’s Annunciation School raised approximately $5,200 for fire victims of Monday’s downtown core blaze.
Prince Rupert firefighter Rocky Paolo matched five consecutive icons on PlayNow.com’s Chain Reactors to win the $302,485 jackpot (BCLC photo)

Prince Rupert firefighter wins $302K

Plans to keep working on frontline

Prince Rupert firefighter Rocky Paolo matched five consecutive icons on PlayNow.com’s Chain Reactors to win the $302,485 jackpot (BCLC photo)
Northern View Tyee Fishing Derby Leaderboard

Northern View Tyee Fishing Derby Leaderboard

Weigh-in begins at 1 p.m., updated every five minutes

Northern View Tyee Fishing Derby Leaderboard
Charles Hays scored in the Top 100 of B.C. secondary schools in the Fraser Institute’s annual report card. The school had a Grade 12 enrolment of 151 students, 15.5 per cent of which were classified as special needs and 2.1 per cent were English as a second language (ESL). (Fraser Institute graphic)

Charles Hays receives passing grade in controversial annual report card

Fraser Institute ranks Prince Rupert secondary school 82nd of 252 schools in the province

Charles Hays scored in the Top 100 of B.C. secondary schools in the Fraser Institute’s annual report card. The school had a Grade 12 enrolment of 151 students, 15.5 per cent of which were classified as special needs and 2.1 per cent were English as a second language (ESL). (Fraser Institute graphic)
Blair Mirau, Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society CEO, said the new hydroponics greenhouse that arrived in Seal Cove last week will produce as much as 12,000 pounds of veggies and herbs.                                Submitted photo

Good food hub coming to Seal Cove

Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society receives state-of-the-art hydroponics greenhouse to begin locally-grown vegetable venture

Blair Mirau, Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society CEO, said the new hydroponics greenhouse that arrived in Seal Cove last week will produce as much as 12,000 pounds of veggies and herbs.                                Submitted photo
COSCO, Maersk, and BC Ferries, as well as two new recipients, Ocean Network Express and Pacific Basin have been named recipients of the Port of Prince Rupert’s Green Wave Award.

PRPA announces Green Wave Award recipients

COSCO, Maersk and BC Ferries, as well as two new recipients, Ocean Network Express and Pacific Basin receive financial incentives as part of the program

COSCO, Maersk, and BC Ferries, as well as two new recipients, Ocean Network Express and Pacific Basin have been named recipients of the Port of Prince Rupert’s Green Wave Award.
Boutilier and team at The Northern View wins BCYCNA Ma Murray Award

Boutilier and team at The Northern View wins BCYCNA Ma Murray Award

Melissa Boutilier named winner of the 2020 Concord Pacific Ma Murray Award

Boutilier and team at The Northern View wins BCYCNA Ma Murray Award
BCLC photo Christopher Perfitt of Prince Rupert scratched a $1 Million Royale winning ticket while in Burnaby.

Million Dollar Lunch Break for Prince Rupert Winner

Perfitt to buy a house for his family

BCLC photo Christopher Perfitt of Prince Rupert scratched a $1 Million Royale winning ticket while in Burnaby.
Dr. Marius Pienaar posted on social media that Prince Rupert has its first presumptive case of COVID-19. Doctors of B.C. photo                                Dr. Marius Pienaar posted on social media that Prince Rupert has its first presumptive case of COVID-19. Doctors of B.C. photo

UPDATE: First presumptive case of COVID-19 in Prince Rupert

Doctor says it was a visitor, Northern Health won’t confirm

Dr. Marius Pienaar posted on social media that Prince Rupert has its first presumptive case of COVID-19. Doctors of B.C. photo                                Dr. Marius Pienaar posted on social media that Prince Rupert has its first presumptive case of COVID-19. Doctors of B.C. photo