Former Prince Rupert resident Shelly Elizabeth Starr prepares to bang the gavel at Mayor Lee Brain’s desk in council chambers in late February. Starr was a longtime Rupert resident and 20-year volunteer with the city

Former Prince Rupert resident Shelly Elizabeth Starr prepares to bang the gavel at Mayor Lee Brain’s desk in council chambers in late February. Starr was a longtime Rupert resident and 20-year volunteer with the city

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Former Prince Rupert resident Shelly Elizabeth Starr prepares to bang the gavel at Mayor Lee Brain’s desk in council chambers