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Staff from the Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert show off the upgrades to the second floor of their building on Oct. 6. (Photo: supplied)
Staff from the Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert show off the upgrades to the second floor of their building on Oct. 6. (Photo: supplied)
M’akola Housing Society, through funding from BC Housing, will build a five storey affordable housing building at 603 Main Street in Penticton. (Rendering)

QUIZ: How much do you know about housing and homes?

In many communities, finding a place to buy or rent can be a challenge

M’akola Housing Society, through funding from BC Housing, will build a five storey affordable housing building at 603 Main Street in Penticton. (Rendering)
Members of the Surrey Beavers rugby association participate in the Cloverdale Terry Fox run in 2019. This year the run was held Sept. 18. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

B.C. man ‘will do everything’ to keep Terry Fox’s legacy alive

Bill Vigars, who was Fox’s publicist during historic Marathon of Hope, spoke at SFU Surrey

Members of the Surrey Beavers rugby association participate in the Cloverdale Terry Fox run in 2019. This year the run was held Sept. 18. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
The North Coast Mountain Bike Association secured a location for their proposed pump track in McClymont Park. (Image: North Coast Mountain Bike Association website)

Prince Rupert bike pump track wheeling along

Land licence approved, ground breaking anticipated in 2023

The North Coast Mountain Bike Association secured a location for their proposed pump track in McClymont Park. (Image: North Coast Mountain Bike Association website)
The Prince Rupert Lions Club has not hosted their Annual Thanksgiving Seniors Luncheon since 2019. (Photo: Prince Rupert Lions Club/Facebook)
The Prince Rupert Lions Club has not hosted their Annual Thanksgiving Seniors Luncheon since 2019. (Photo: Prince Rupert Lions Club/Facebook)
Greeted by cheering staff, Tour de North participants gather outside Canadian Tire in Williams Lake as they complete their ride. The tour, which started in Fort St. John, saw several challenges including a route change due to the Hudson’s Hope wildfires. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Greeted by cheering staff, Tour de North participants gather outside Canadian Tire in Williams Lake as they complete their ride. The tour, which started in Fort St. John, saw several challenges including a route change due to the Hudson’s Hope wildfires. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Do you know where the Granny Smith apple originated? (Pixabay.com)

QUIZ: How much do you know about grandparents?

The second Sunday of September is National Grandparents Day in Canada

Do you know where the Granny Smith apple originated? (Pixabay.com)
While the Village of Daajing Giids officially restored their traditionally Haida name in July, they have been unable to update their website. (Image: Supplied)

Daajing Giids web address being sold for a premium

The village website under name from discontinued tech services

While the Village of Daajing Giids officially restored their traditionally Haida name in July, they have been unable to update their website. (Image: Supplied)
Bert terHart. (Submitted photo)

PODCAST UPDATE: Bert terHart is paddling, portaging across Canada

TODAY IN B.C.: Adventurer is ahead of schedule to reach the Atlantic Ocean

Bert terHart. (Submitted photo)
Friendship House Block Party, Aug. 19. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Friendship House hosts annual Block Party

Music, food and games provide lots of fun on August 19

Friendship House Block Party, Aug. 19. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A progress report on the City of Prince Rupert’s major projects was presented at the regular city council meeting on Aug. 22. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Major projects update for City of Prince Rupert

Many projects are underway, Dam completed but reservoir needs filling

A progress report on the City of Prince Rupert’s major projects was presented at the regular city council meeting on Aug. 22. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
An ambulance sits outside of the Port Clements Medical Centre. Representatives from Haida Gwaii met with the Minister of Health, Adrian Dix, to discuss concerns around paramedic shortages on Aug. 3. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)
An ambulance sits outside of the Port Clements Medical Centre. Representatives from Haida Gwaii met with the Minister of Health, Adrian Dix, to discuss concerns around paramedic shortages on Aug. 3. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)
The winners of the Vanderhoof Golfer’s Association annual scramble fundraiser, with low gross, Sydney Siemens, Ashley Howe and Randi Kuharchuk. (Photo courtesy Cindy Daley)
The winners of the Vanderhoof Golfer’s Association annual scramble fundraiser, with low gross, Sydney Siemens, Ashley Howe and Randi Kuharchuk. (Photo courtesy Cindy Daley)
The winners of the Vanderhoof Golfer’s Association annual scramble fundraiser, with low gross, Sydney Siemens, Ashley Howe and Randi Kuharchuk. (Photo courtesy Cindy Daley)
The winners of the Vanderhoof Golfer’s Association annual scramble fundraiser, with low gross, Sydney Siemens, Ashley Howe and Randi Kuharchuk. (Photo courtesy Cindy Daley)
The Prince Rupert fire department will only be committing to respond to immediate, life-threatening medical situations, Jeff Beckwith, Prince Rupert fire chief stated. Beckwith’s appointment as the new fire chief was announced by the city on Jan. 28. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert fire department will only be committing to respond to immediate, life-threatening medical situations, Jeff Beckwith, Prince Rupert fire chief stated. Beckwith’s appointment as the new fire chief was announced by the city on Jan. 28. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Porter Family. (submitted photo)

PODCAST UPDATE: The Porter Family – Flying around the world

TODAY IN B.C.: They hope to raise $1 million for charity during the 14 month trip

Porter Family. (submitted photo)
Danielle Dalton is an advocate for education and believes in self-empowerment while supporting others to learn in ways individual to them. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of education is individualized learning to ensure student success Prince Rupert woman says

Danielle Dalton wants to help students over stigma with hope, dedication and belief in themselves

Danielle Dalton is an advocate for education and believes in self-empowerment while supporting others to learn in ways individual to them. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Port Clements council has taken the first steps towards getting its first crosswalk. One is proposed for in front of Bayview Market. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Port Clements council has taken the first steps towards getting its first crosswalk. One is proposed for in front of Bayview Market. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Sicamous residents Cathy and Ernie Baynes will celebrate their 72nd anniversary on September 2, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

‘Could be we tolerate each other’: Shuswap couple to celebrate 72nd anniversary

Humour part of the glue that’s kept Cathy and Ernie Baynes together

  • Aug 18, 2022
Sicamous residents Cathy and Ernie Baynes will celebrate their 72nd anniversary on September 2, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Spectators came out to watch Sandspit Loggers' Sports Day after a two-year hiatus. (Photo: The Sandspit Visitor Centre Facebook page)

Loggers’ Sports Day returned after a 2-year hiatus

Harmonie Blais and Jasin Wourms were named Sandspit’s queen and king logger

Spectators came out to watch Sandspit Loggers' Sports Day after a two-year hiatus. (Photo: The Sandspit Visitor Centre Facebook page)