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Gabriel Bureau president of the Prince Rupert Teachers union said on Sept. 18, local teachers support labour relations action over classroom concerns (Photo:K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert teachers support Labour Relations Board action

Classroom concerns are still a worry second week into school

Gabriel Bureau president of the Prince Rupert Teachers union said on Sept. 18, local teachers support labour relations action over classroom concerns (Photo:K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Apples are a prominent crop in British Columbia and elsewhere in Canada. (Photo courtesy Summerland Varieties)

QUIZ: A celebration of apples

September is the start of the apple harvest

Apples are a prominent crop in British Columbia and elsewhere in Canada. (Photo courtesy Summerland Varieties)
Northern Health has not declared any COVID-19 public exposures in the Northern Health Region at this time the health authority said, in a statement on Sept. 17. (Photo: Courtesy of the Kitsap Public Health District)

No COVID-19 public exposures in the North Health Region at this time

Northern Health Authority issued a statement on Sept. 17

Northern Health has not declared any COVID-19 public exposures in the Northern Health Region at this time the health authority said, in a statement on Sept. 17. (Photo: Courtesy of the Kitsap Public Health District)
People’s Choice winner: Eileen Harris of Kelowna, bumble bee clinging to grass.

PHOTOS: BC SPCA announces winners in 12th annual wildlife photo contest

From stoats to skunks, bears to bees, amateur photographers capture province at its wildest

People’s Choice winner: Eileen Harris of Kelowna, bumble bee clinging to grass.
In 1909 students in Garnet Valley near Summerland attended a school in their area. Their teacher was Miss Ballantyne. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

QUIZ: Are you ready for the school year?

How much do you know about schools and education?

In 1909 students in Garnet Valley near Summerland attended a school in their area. Their teacher was Miss Ballantyne. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
Kittens Toast (left) and Jersey (right) need support for their medical recovery after falling from highrises. (BC SPCA handout)

Two B.C. Kittens in need medical support after falling from highrises

BC SPCA starts fundraising for kittens in Victoria and Vancouver

Kittens Toast (left) and Jersey (right) need support for their medical recovery after falling from highrises. (BC SPCA handout)
Devon Muhlert

Music teacher from Terrace marks 50 years in industry

Jack of all trades Devon Muhlert celebrates milestone amid COVID-19

Devon Muhlert
Cheryl Miller owner of the Clam Shell Thrift Store in Prince Rupert shows the unlabelled wooden box on Sept. 10, containing ashes that arrived at the store sometime between January and March 2020. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Wooden urn creating curiosity

Ashes in an urn in a Prince Rupert thrift store are unlabelled and unidentified

Cheryl Miller owner of the Clam Shell Thrift Store in Prince Rupert shows the unlabelled wooden box on Sept. 10, containing ashes that arrived at the store sometime between January and March 2020. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
On Labour Day, Canadians will pay tribute to the accomplishments of workers. This year, Labour Day falls on Sept. 7. (File photo)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about work and labour

The Labour Day weekend, in early September, is a time to celebrate workers

On Labour Day, Canadians will pay tribute to the accomplishments of workers. This year, Labour Day falls on Sept. 7. (File photo)
Nicole and Ben Stringer have spent the summer working to bring awareness to life-saving medication for cystic fibrosis patients. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

‘Nothing’s working anymore’: West Kelowna woman shares her fight with cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that affects the lungs and intestines among other organs

Nicole and Ben Stringer have spent the summer working to bring awareness to life-saving medication for cystic fibrosis patients. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
Any rental increase will be difficult for tenants in arrears stemming from COVID-19, Paul Legace tenant advocate at Prince Rupert Unemployment Action Centre said, on Sept. 4 in response to the annual provincial residential rent increase. (Photo by:K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Rent frozen until winter but heats up at New Year

MAH issues Jan. 1 residential rent increase

Any rental increase will be difficult for tenants in arrears stemming from COVID-19, Paul Legace tenant advocate at Prince Rupert Unemployment Action Centre said, on Sept. 4 in response to the annual provincial residential rent increase. (Photo by:K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Laverne Sunduk caught a fish longer than his grand daughter! His salmon weighed 8.9 lbs, winning him a hidden weight prize at the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby in 2019. (The Northern View file photo)

Last chance to get your derby tickets

The Northern View Second Annual Tyee Fishing Derby is this Saturday

Laverne Sunduk caught a fish longer than his grand daughter! His salmon weighed 8.9 lbs, winning him a hidden weight prize at the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby in 2019. (The Northern View file photo)
Laverne Sunduk caught a fish longer than his grand daughter! His salmon weighed 8.9 lbs, winning him a hidden weight prize at the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby in 2019. (The Northern View file photo)

Last chance to get your derby tickets

The Northern View Second Annual Tyee Fishing Derby is this Saturday

Laverne Sunduk caught a fish longer than his grand daughter! His salmon weighed 8.9 lbs, winning him a hidden weight prize at the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby in 2019. (The Northern View file photo)
Black bears are found in every Canadian province and territory except one. Do you know which part of Canada has no black bears? (Jill Hayward photo)

QUIZ: The bare facts about bears

As summer ends, bear sightings will become more common. How much do you know about bears?

Black bears are found in every Canadian province and territory except one. Do you know which part of Canada has no black bears? (Jill Hayward photo)
Participants from the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby show off their catch at the weigh-in. (The Northern View file photo)

VIDEO: Learn more about the second annual Tyee Fishing Derby

More than $15,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs on September 5

Participants from the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby show off their catch at the weigh-in. (The Northern View file photo)
Tickets on sale now for the Second Annual Tyee Fishing Derby (Melissa Boutilier/The Northern View)

VIDEO: Tickets now available for the second annual Tyee Fishing Derby

Four great locations in Prince Rupert and Port Edward to buy your tickets

Tickets on sale now for the Second Annual Tyee Fishing Derby (Melissa Boutilier/The Northern View)
The World Wide Web was released to the public 29 years ago, in August, 1991. Since that time, it has revolutionized life for many. (File photo: Black Press Media)

QUIZ: Exploring the World Wide Web

On Aug. 23, 1991, the World Wide Web was released to the public. How much do you know about the web?

The World Wide Web was released to the public 29 years ago, in August, 1991. Since that time, it has revolutionized life for many. (File photo: Black Press Media)
Members of the RCMP attend an incident in Penticton in 2020. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)

QUIZ: How much do you know about the RCMP?

Canada’s national police force marks its 100th anniversary in 2020

Members of the RCMP attend an incident in Penticton in 2020. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)
A 40-foot red cedar memorial pole was blessed and lifted into place at a residence in Prince Rupert on Aug. 11, 2020. (Photo: Bo Millar)

Photo Gallery: Memorial totem pole raising in Prince Rupert

The memorial pole stands in memory of Prince Rupert carvers mother on Second Ave. West

A 40-foot red cedar memorial pole was blessed and lifted into place at a residence in Prince Rupert on Aug. 11, 2020. (Photo: Bo Millar)
A harbour seal mom and pup have been spending time near the BRNKL seal station camera at the Oak Bay Marina. (Courtesy of Brandon Wright)

VIDEO: Seal pup and mom play and ‘kiss’ in Oak Bay Marina

BRNKL seal cam captures harbour seal growing up in busy harbour

A harbour seal mom and pup have been spending time near the BRNKL seal station camera at the Oak Bay Marina. (Courtesy of Brandon Wright)