Todd Hamilton

In a press release issued today, the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) announced the completion of a container terminal master plan that outlines the potential of future container terminal capacity and sequencing of development at the Port of Prince Rupert. The planning work identifies the long-term potential to develop 6 – 7 million TEUs of capacity through the development of multiple terminals at the Port of Prince Rupert.
In a press release issued today, the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) announced the completion of a container terminal master plan that outlines the potential of future container terminal capacity and sequencing of development at the Port of Prince Rupert. The planning work identifies the long-term potential to develop 6 – 7 million TEUs of capacity through the development of multiple terminals at the Port of Prince Rupert.
Prince Rupert RCMP Sgt. Dave Uppal asks a motorist to provide their driver’s licence and paperwork during a checkstop today on Dry Dock Road between Sixth Ave. East and George Hills Way.

Prince Rupert RCMP not joking on April Fool’s Day

Prince Rupert police searching for impaired drivers, proper licensing and insurance

Prince Rupert RCMP Sgt. Dave Uppal asks a motorist to provide their driver’s licence and paperwork during a checkstop today on Dry Dock Road between Sixth Ave. East and George Hills Way.
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COLUMN: Fake news, what are you going to do about it?

Facebook and Google eat up advertising dollars, money that doesn’t go into supporting newspapers

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Minister of Transport Marc Garneau was in Delta on March 12 to announce the federal government will review Canada’s port authorities to “optimize their role in the transportation system as strategic assets that support inclusive and sustainable growth and trade.” Results of the review are expected in 2019. (James Smith photo)

Port of Prince Rupert welcomes Garneau announcement

Review intended to optimize Canadian port operations

Minister of Transport Marc Garneau was in Delta on March 12 to announce the federal government will review Canada’s port authorities to “optimize their role in the transportation system as strategic assets that support inclusive and sustainable growth and trade.” Results of the review are expected in 2019. (James Smith photo)
Prince Rupert RCMP were called to handle a buck caught in a backyard hammock last week. The nearest conservation officer is 140km away. (Quinn Bender / The Northern View)

In Our Opinion: Wrong people for the job

Why Rupert needs a conservation officer in the community

Prince Rupert RCMP were called to handle a buck caught in a backyard hammock last week. The nearest conservation officer is 140km away. (Quinn Bender / The Northern View)

The Guns of 1917: Newfoundland at the Somme

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File photo                                Bear conflicts are on the rise but relocating them is no longer viewed as a viable option.

Bear conflicts on the rise throughout B.C.

Ministry of Environment no longer considers translocation a viable option

File photo                                Bear conflicts are on the rise but relocating them is no longer viewed as a viable option.
The Prince Rupert Fire Department is allowing small campfires within city limits for cooking purposes.

Small campfires permitted in Rupert

Backyard cooking fires are allowed within the city limits

The Prince Rupert Fire Department is allowing small campfires within city limits for cooking purposes.

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A wildfire that raged near Williams Lake.                                A wildfire that raged near Williams Lake. Black Press photo

Wildfires force suspension of print operations

As of next week The Northern View will be delivered on Thursdays

A wildfire that raged near Williams Lake.                                A wildfire that raged near Williams Lake. Black Press photo
Andrew Scheer, right, is congratulated by Maxime Bernier after being elected the new leader of the federal Conservative party at the federal Conservative leadership convention in Toronto on Saturday, May 27, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Scheer wins leadership, CN reaches tentative deal

News briefs for the week on the Conservative Party of Canada and CN’s potential strike

Andrew Scheer, right, is congratulated by Maxime Bernier after being elected the new leader of the federal Conservative party at the federal Conservative leadership convention in Toronto on Saturday, May 27, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Shannon Lough at the MaMurray Awards in Vancouver after she received the John Collison Memorial Award for Investigative Journalism.
Shannon Lough at the MaMurray Awards in Vancouver after she received the John Collison Memorial Award for Investigative Journalism.
The Port of Prince Rupert has denied claims of a potential oil-loading terminal south of the Westview Pellet Terminal. Instead, the Port says it is looking into a bunkering facility. Todd Hamilton photo.

Port of Prince Rupert exploring ‘gas station’, not oil terminal

The port confirmed that they are exploring options to build a bunkering facility

The Port of Prince Rupert has denied claims of a potential oil-loading terminal south of the Westview Pellet Terminal. Instead, the Port says it is looking into a bunkering facility. Todd Hamilton photo.
Herb Pond

Herb Pond wins B.C. Liberals’ nomination nod

Herb Pond will take on incumbent NDP MLA Jennifer Rice for the North Coast riding after winning the B.C. Liberal nomination

Herb Pond
Former Prince Rupert mayor Herb Pond has won the B.C. Liberal North Coast riding nomination

Herb Pond wins B.C. Liberal North Coast nomination

Former Prince Rupert Mayor defeats Rodney Proskiw to take on NDP incumbent Jennifer Rice

Former Prince Rupert mayor Herb Pond has won the B.C. Liberal North Coast riding nomination

Prince Rupert propane export terminal’s AltaGas in merger talks

AltaGas confirms report that it is in merger talks with U.S. company

The Remembrance Day Memorial Service at the cenotaph on Nov. 11 filled the provincial courthouse grounds with people from the community who came to pay their respects for those who served in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Lest We Forget

Prince Rupert holds its Remembrance Day ceremonies on Nov. 11 at the cenotaph

The Remembrance Day Memorial Service at the cenotaph on Nov. 11 filled the provincial courthouse grounds with people from the community who came to pay their respects for those who served in the Canadian Armed Forces.
Ian Conklin of Olds

65-pound Tyee landed by Alberta angler

Alberta angler Ian Conklin landed what might be the largest chinook salmon caught so far this year on the North Coast.

Ian Conklin of Olds