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Ashley Wilson officer in charge of Prince Rupert Marine Communications and Traffic Services said radio officers in Prince Rupert are the eyes and ears of the Canadian Coast Guard with the job as an ocean first responder being like a 911 dispatcher. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Coast Guard calling for radio officers

Deadline for radio officers applications extended specifically for Prince Rupert and area residents

Ashley Wilson officer in charge of Prince Rupert Marine Communications and Traffic Services said radio officers in Prince Rupert are the eyes and ears of the Canadian Coast Guard with the job as an ocean first responder being like a 911 dispatcher. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Louisa Parent volunteers behind the bar, in the office and plays darts at the Prince Rupert Moose Lodge. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of our City – Moose is a bullseye for Parent

Single mother balances studying, children and volunteer work.

Louisa Parent volunteers behind the bar, in the office and plays darts at the Prince Rupert Moose Lodge. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Titan McMaster a young advernturer who loves photography and setting up his own shots of him and his faithful companion Chibs. (Photo: T. McMaster)

Heart of Our City – Titan McMaster

Sailing through life’s adventures

Titan McMaster a young advernturer who loves photography and setting up his own shots of him and his faithful companion Chibs. (Photo: T. McMaster)
Steven Helin and Kayla Robinson lost everything they owned in a fire in Prince Rupert downtown core on Oct. 5 affecting three businesses and more than 10 rental units. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Steven Helin and Kayla Robinson lost everything they owned in a fire in Prince Rupert downtown core on Oct. 5 affecting three businesses and more than 10 rental units. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Small Business Week runs from Oct. 18 to 24. Prince Rupert led all Northwest communities in the most sales of giftcards in a campaign organized to assist local small businesses during the pandemic. (Photo credit:NDIT

Small Business Week has run for more than 40 years

Small Business Week recognizes the contribution of entrepreneurs in local communities

Small Business Week runs from Oct. 18 to 24. Prince Rupert led all Northwest communities in the most sales of giftcards in a campaign organized to assist local small businesses during the pandemic. (Photo credit:NDIT
Oct. 4 to 10 is Make-a-Will Week in British Columbia. If you haven’t made a will, or if you would like to update yours, this is the time to do it. (Image by Susan Sewert from Pixabay)

QUIZ: Where there’s a will, there’s a way

The week of Oct. 4 to 10 is Make-a-Will Week in British Columbia. Have you made your will?

Oct. 4 to 10 is Make-a-Will Week in British Columbia. If you haven’t made a will, or if you would like to update yours, this is the time to do it. (Image by Susan Sewert from Pixabay)
Danielle Saddleman and Shane Miller OKIB business owners are reclaiming their family and hope to see more people choose the same path. (Kelsie Kilawna, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter)

Confronting their addictions to make way for healing — a B.C. love story

‘I think what’s helped us is that we had to understand our past and move forward’

Danielle Saddleman and Shane Miller OKIB business owners are reclaiming their family and hope to see more people choose the same path. (Kelsie Kilawna, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter)
Fiona Riesen swim lengths as part of the first Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club training session on Sept. 14 after the aquatic facilities were closed in March 2020 due to COVID-19. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Swim club is back with a splash

Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club dives into training on Sept. 14

Fiona Riesen swim lengths as part of the first Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club training session on Sept. 14 after the aquatic facilities were closed in March 2020 due to COVID-19. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert School Board for District 52 held it’s first meeting of the 2020-2021 academic year on Sept. 15, announcing some changes to procedures due to COVID-19. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Easy access for all is required to SD52 meetings

Highlights of first SD52 Board meeting of the 2020-2021 year

Prince Rupert School Board for District 52 held it’s first meeting of the 2020-2021 academic year on Sept. 15, announcing some changes to procedures due to COVID-19. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Casino’s across the country should be allowed to re-open, said Unifor.Chances Casino in Prince Rupert was forced to close in March 2020 amidst the pandemic requirements. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Union calls for safe re-opening of casinos across Canada

Unifor says keeping perfectly legal casinos closed is jeopardizing legitimate business

Casino’s across the country should be allowed to re-open, said Unifor.Chances Casino in Prince Rupert was forced to close in March 2020 amidst the pandemic requirements. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Avid walker George Doi of Langley celebrated a milestone on Sept. 17, when he completed a virtual walk around the world (Special to Langley Advance Times)

A (virtual) walk around the world by 88-year-old B.C. man

George Doi says it’s simple: ‘I like walking’

Avid walker George Doi of Langley celebrated a milestone on Sept. 17, when he completed a virtual walk around the world (Special to Langley Advance Times)
How much do you know about television programming? (Pixabay)

QUIZ: Do you know what’s on TV?

Fall is normally the time when new television shows are released

How much do you know about television programming? (Pixabay)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
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