Community

STORY AND VIDEO: A teacher-librarian with gusto

Kate Lyon, the teacher-librarian at Lax Kxeen Elementary School, expresses her vision to "bring community into the schools".

STORY AND VIDEO: Heart of Our City, Stepping away from a life of rescue

The Prince Rupert Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue christened their second rescue vessel they named it Geoff Gould.

STORY AND VIDEO: Heart of Our City, Dancing Punjabi style

For the past 23 years, Baljinder Basi has taught East Indian dance to children in Prince Rupert.

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STORY AND VIDEO: Heart of Our City, Young and content

Angelica Jesser may be one of the most contented twenty-somethings on the North Coast who has no desire to leave our community.

STORY AND VIDEO: Heart of Our City, Carving to heal and connect

Time spent carving has become one man’s outlet to connect with nature, other First Nations communities and to heal himself.

STORY AND VIDEO: Heart of our City, The food drive conductor

Before the cranes arrived at the container terminal, Julie Slocombe was on the bus heading north, listening to the naysayers doubt the port

STORY AND VIDEO: Cross-continental cyclist rides for spinal cord injuries

Many adventurers have stopped off in Rupert during their epic journey either on paddleboards or a sailboat and the latest is a cyclist

STORY AND VIDEO: Heart of our City, Flaming the Filipino Fire

Ely Abecia, the former president of the Prince Rupert Filipino Canadian Association tried to retire 12 years ago...

STORY AND VIDEO: Jim Byrnes coming to Lester Centre stage

The year of 2016 is the Lester Centre’s 30th in operation, and general manager Crystal Lorette is starting the season off with a bang

STORY AND VIDEO: Heart of our City, Le professeur extraordinaire

Mike McDowall took a chance on a job he found in the North Coast, a plane trip or a ferry ride away from his family in Port Alberni

VIDEO and Story: Harley Riders Toy Run nears record numbers

A quiet Saturday afternoon was pierced with motorcycles revving as the 35th Annual Prince Rupert Harley Riders Toy Run took over the city.

STORY AND VIDEO: Another crown for Rupert’s Navneet Kaur

Some people think being born and raised in small towns is limiting, but not Navneet Kaur.

VIDEO AND STORY: Bathing facility back online at the hospital with $90,000 from the port and Northern Health

The Prince Rupert Hospital installed a bathing facility after the Port donated $45,000 with matched funding by Northern Health.

STORY AND VIDEO: Take back the highway

Hundreds of people attended a community feast and vigil in Prince Rupert last week, held to commemorate MMIW along Highway 16

STORY AND VIDEO: Hallowe’en Fest returns for 29 years of games, scares

It all happens this coming Monday, Oct. 31 at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

STORY AND VIDEO: Heart of Our City – Marlene Clifton gives lessons in drumming

The students grab their drum and find their place in one of the rows, waiting respectfully for their teacher’s instruction.

STORY AND VIDEO: BC Ferries’ knot man

Roy Spletzer is a bit of a knot connoisseur. There are at least 4,000 different types of knots in the world, and he’s tied more than 1,800

STORY AND VIDEO: Shoreline cleanups around the coast

A group of residents spent their Saturday morning picking up garbage along the shoreline as part of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.

STORY AND VIDEO: Heart of Our City, Fostering a family

In Prince Rupert, John Wick opened his home for foster care this year with his partner.

STORY AND VIDEO: Highway, trails last on cleaning block

November will be the community’s last chance to help clean up the city in 2016, with the last two civic pride cleanups planned.