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Dr. Reka Gustafson. (file photo)
Dr. Reka Gustafson. (file photo)
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)
Hans Best, 18, of Smithers dresses up as Cody Call from C+ Rodeos in Williams Lake for Halloween. (Lissa Bradley photo)

Smithers teen goes as 150 Mile House C+ Rodeos bull fighter for Halloween

Bull fighter Cody Call, 24, made a lasting impression on Hans Best, 18, last August

Hans Best, 18, of Smithers dresses up as Cody Call from C+ Rodeos in Williams Lake for Halloween. (Lissa Bradley photo)
Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

Oct 31 is a time for candy, costumes and scary movies

Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)
Natalie McKay, Jana Tolmie and Evelyn Lewis-Wesley show off the items that have been donated so far for the Prince Rupert Middle School 2022 Winter Wear Walk clothing drive. (Photo: submitted)
Natalie McKay, Jana Tolmie and Evelyn Lewis-Wesley show off the items that have been donated so far for the Prince Rupert Middle School 2022 Winter Wear Walk clothing drive. (Photo: submitted)
Abbotsford resident Cam Massey was checking his overnight video surveillance footage on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 26 when he came across a clip of a bear making off with a pumpkin in the townhouse complex where he lives. (Screenshot from video)

VIDEO: Camera captures pumpkin-stealing bear in Abbotsford

Thief rolls its find through townhouse complex and then abandons it

Abbotsford resident Cam Massey was checking his overnight video surveillance footage on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 26 when he came across a clip of a bear making off with a pumpkin in the townhouse complex where he lives. (Screenshot from video)
Bruce Cameron. (File photo)

PODCAST.: Turnout for B.C. 2022 municipal elections down from 2018

TODAY IN B.C.: Voting online, campaign issues and mayoralty races discussed

Bruce Cameron. (File photo)
Taylor Bachrach, Skeena Bulkley Valley MP coached the Charles Hays Rainmakers Debate team in the rules of debate used in the house of commons, during a “debate jam” on Oct. 22 at the Lester Centre. (Photo: Tom Kertes)

“Debate Jam” has Bachrach teaching House of Commons rules to Prince Rupert students

Rainmakers team to participate in Thunder and Lightening debate on Nov. 5

Taylor Bachrach, Skeena Bulkley Valley MP coached the Charles Hays Rainmakers Debate team in the rules of debate used in the house of commons, during a “debate jam” on Oct. 22 at the Lester Centre. (Photo: Tom Kertes)
Auditions for the 2023 Lester Centre production Mama Mia are being held the beginning of Nov. Keith Lambourne tries to figure out how to work a ‘holy grenade’ in the 2018 Lester Centre production of Spamalot. (file photo)
Auditions for the 2023 Lester Centre production Mama Mia are being held the beginning of Nov. Keith Lambourne tries to figure out how to work a ‘holy grenade’ in the 2018 Lester Centre production of Spamalot. (file photo)
The public can watch Coho salmon develop from egg to fry at a new aquarium at the Prince Rupert library. (Photo: Prince Rupert Library Facebook page)
The public can watch Coho salmon develop from egg to fry at a new aquarium at the Prince Rupert library. (Photo: Prince Rupert Library Facebook page)
Giant Pacific octopus approaches Campbell River diver Andrea Humphreys during a friendly and unforgettable encounter near Campbell River Oct. 15, 2022. Screen capture from video by Andrea Humphreys

VIDEO: A sucker for a friendly face; octopus gloms onto diver for once-in-a-lifetime encounter

Diver off Campbell River spends amazing 40-minute session with a friendly octopus

Giant Pacific octopus approaches Campbell River diver Andrea Humphreys during a friendly and unforgettable encounter near Campbell River Oct. 15, 2022. Screen capture from video by Andrea Humphreys
Friends and family gathered in Old Massett to raise a memorial pole for Ben Davidson on Oct. 15. (Photo: Taylor Bachrach’s Facebook page)
Friends and family gathered in Old Massett to raise a memorial pole for Ben Davidson on Oct. 15. (Photo: Taylor Bachrach’s Facebook page)
Blake and Morgan Belton had some surprise visitors as they exchanged their wedding vows on Quadra Island. Photo courtesy With Love Photography

Orca pod crashes Quadra Island wedding

‘That’s a pretty good good way to start your marriage off’ — wedding videographer

Blake and Morgan Belton had some surprise visitors as they exchanged their wedding vows on Quadra Island. Photo courtesy With Love Photography
Two police officers from Prince Rupert were recognized by the RCMP for their accomplishments during a ceremony at The Prince George Playhouse on Oct. 13. (Photo: Supplied by the RCMP)

2 Prince Rupert RCMP honoured with awards

12 Officers in the North were honoured for their devotion to the service

Two police officers from Prince Rupert were recognized by the RCMP for their accomplishments during a ceremony at The Prince George Playhouse on Oct. 13. (Photo: Supplied by the RCMP)
Members of the Prince Rupert Harley Riders donated $10,000 and 300 toys to the Salvation Army on Oct. 13, from their 41st annual Toy and Poker Run. (Submitted photo)

Prince Rupert Harley Riders donate 10K to Salvation Army Christmas Fund

300 toys and gifts were donated durning the annual Poker Run

Members of the Prince Rupert Harley Riders donated $10,000 and 300 toys to the Salvation Army on Oct. 13, from their 41st annual Toy and Poker Run. (Submitted photo)
Dance Academy Dancers perform at the Lester Center of the Arts 35th anniversary gala on Oct. 14. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Razzle, Dazzle, Rock and Rollin’ Magic at Prince Rupert Lester Centre Gala

Three nights of live entertainment drew thousands of spectators for 35th-anniversary showcase

Dance Academy Dancers perform at the Lester Center of the Arts 35th anniversary gala on Oct. 14. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Sara Florence Davidson and her father, Robert Davidson, released the last two stories in their picture book series in September 2022. (Photo: Supplied)

Haida authors’ picture book series shows an Indigenous approach to learning

Sarah Florence Davidson and Robert Davidson release the last two books in their series

Sara Florence Davidson and her father, Robert Davidson, released the last two stories in their picture book series in September 2022. (Photo: Supplied)
Pharmasave stores across Western Canada are known for supporting local communities. Now they can now easily capture and share these impact stories through the unique tech-for-good platform, Do Some Good.

Pharmasave chooses Do Some Good to amplify local community giving and storytelling

Pharmasave stores across Western Canada are known for supporting local communities –…

  • Oct 12, 2022
Pharmasave stores across Western Canada are known for supporting local communities. Now they can now easily capture and share these impact stories through the unique tech-for-good platform, Do Some Good.
Joanne and Trevor Halliday from Maple Ridge took second and third at the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off at Langley’s Krause Berry Farm on Saturday, Oct. 8. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Pumpkin growing champion wins B.C. Giant Pumpkin weigh-off

Record holder submitted a small-for-him 1,676 lb. entry

Joanne and Trevor Halliday from Maple Ridge took second and third at the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off at Langley’s Krause Berry Farm on Saturday, Oct. 8. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Numerous beer varies are produced in British Columbia. Do you know which country leads the world in beer consumption? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of wine and beer

Raise a glass in a toast to these popular beverages

Numerous beer varies are produced in British Columbia. Do you know which country leads the world in beer consumption? (Black Press file photo)