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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)
Kasha Pottle and her best friend holding up the biggest halibut catch of the day at the 2019 Tyee Fishing Derby. (File photo)

The Northern View presents the Second Annual Tyee Fishing Derby

More than $15,000 is up for grabs in cash and prizes

Kasha Pottle and her best friend holding up the biggest halibut catch of the day at the 2019 Tyee Fishing Derby. (File photo)
In George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, what is the responsibility of the Ministry of Truth? (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras)

QUIZ: Do you know the truth?

In what has been described as a post-truth era, how much do you know about truth and lies?

In George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, what is the responsibility of the Ministry of Truth? (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras)
Delegates at the 2019 BC Labour Council conference held in Prince Rupert were the first to try out the new interactive historical labour tour walk around the city. (Photo courtesy of Bailey Garden, BC Labour Heritage Center)

Tour recognizes Prince Rupert’s rich labour history

Epic story of the Battle of Kelly’s Cut put Rupert on the labour radar

Delegates at the 2019 BC Labour Council conference held in Prince Rupert were the first to try out the new interactive historical labour tour walk around the city. (Photo courtesy of Bailey Garden, BC Labour Heritage Center)
LARPing around town

LARPing around town

Live action role play games had youth entertained in Prince Rupert

LARPing around town
Prince Rupert Hospice Coordinator, Connie Munson, July 10, 2020, is retiring with more than 30 years of working with various hospice organizations around the province. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Retiring after more than 30 years with hospice

Connie Munson has been a beacon of light in many families lives during the dark days of grief

Prince Rupert Hospice Coordinator, Connie Munson, July 10, 2020, is retiring with more than 30 years of working with various hospice organizations around the province. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Krysta Ostrom is a fourth generation Ostrom in the Northwest Coast. Born and raised in Prince Rupert, she’s traveled the world, taught children, volunteers with hockey, and lives to be part of the community she loves. (Photo by: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of Our City – Krysta Ostrom

Fourth generation of family to give heart to Prince Rupert

Krysta Ostrom is a fourth generation Ostrom in the Northwest Coast. Born and raised in Prince Rupert, she’s traveled the world, taught children, volunteers with hockey, and lives to be part of the community she loves. (Photo by: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
British Columbia claims some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Do you know the name of the highest mountain entirely within British Columbia? (Pixabay)

QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?

On this B.C. Day long weekend, put your knowledge of our province to the test

British Columbia claims some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Do you know the name of the highest mountain entirely within British Columbia? (Pixabay)