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Peter Finnigan was not letting go after winning the coveted Sugar Shack Moose at the 14th annual festival hosted by AFFNO on Jan. 28, at the Jim Ciccone Centre. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

PHOTOS: Fervent sweetness at Sugar Shack 2023

It was celebrations all around at the AFFNO 2023 Sugar Shack’s full…

A file photo shows bags of illicit drugs seized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The Vancouver police seized 73 kilograms of drugs from Lower Mainland gangs during Project Tint in July 2022. (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration photo)

Possession of 2.5 grams of illicit drugs to be decriminalized in B.C. starting tomorrow

Personal use of up to 2.5 grams certain illegal drugs to be decriminalized tomorrow

A section of the Prince Rupert downtown core is the subject of proposed parking amendments listed in the zoning bylaw. The area is proposed to be designated as a Parking Specified Area (PSA) which would offer exemptions from minimum parking requirements. (image provided)

Prince Rupert public hearing sees business owners speak out about parking

Two Prince Rupert business owners spoke out against proposed amendments to the…

A delegation of evicted tenants and legal adovcates attended the Prince Rupert Council Meeting of the Whole on Jan. 23 to express their discontent with recent bylaw and lack of protection against eviction. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert City Council briefs

Parking, parks, Lester seating and HR position discussed

A delegation of evicted tenants and legal adovcates attended the Prince Rupert Council Meeting of the Whole on Jan. 23 to express their discontent with recent bylaw and lack of protection against eviction. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A pedestrian was hit near the intersection of Lakelse Avenue and Sparks Street. (File photo)
A pedestrian was hit near the intersection of Lakelse Avenue and Sparks Street. (File photo)
Canfor announced Jan. 25 it is closing its Houston sawmill but has a plan, if approved, to build a new one. (Black Press file photo)

MLA calls for strong response following Houston mill closure announcement

Support needed for workers, local government, says John Rustad

Canfor announced Jan. 25 it is closing its Houston sawmill but has a plan, if approved, to build a new one. (Black Press file photo)
The Port of Prince Rupert on the North Coast of B.C. (Photo: Supplied)

PRPA responds to City of Prince Rupert implications

‘Bonuses’ are ‘variable compensation’ and not connected to PILT, Veldman says

The Port of Prince Rupert on the North Coast of B.C. (Photo: Supplied)
Kyle Cornett-Ching and Janet Song Cornett-Ching feed off the sweet excitement at Sugar Shack on March, 12. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Sugar Shack adds sweetness to Prince Rupert on Jan. 26, tickets still available

AFFNO has a full four-day lineup of French-Canadian festivities planned for winter fun

Kyle Cornett-Ching and Janet Song Cornett-Ching feed off the sweet excitement at Sugar Shack on March, 12. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A cyclist rolls past the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., on October 13, 2016. After 138 years, including two decades in storage, a house post will be returned to a First Naiton in British Columbia from Harvard University. The house post was bought by a fishing company in 1885 and has been part of the museum’s anthropological artifacts since 1917. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Charles Krupa

Gitxaala house post returning after 138 years, and decades in Harvard storage

Post will be exhibited at Museum of Northern B.C. until a museum in the village of Lax Klan is built

A cyclist rolls past the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., on October 13, 2016. After 138 years, including two decades in storage, a house post will be returned to a First Naiton in British Columbia from Harvard University. The house post was bought by a fishing company in 1885 and has been part of the museum’s anthropological artifacts since 1917. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Charles Krupa
Three fishermen show off a halibut while on a guided fishing trip with CMF Charters, based out of Prince Rupert. (Photo: Supplied)

Haida Gwaii named one of the best Canadian fishing destinations

‘One-stop shop for fantastic angling action’: online booking site

Three fishermen show off a halibut while on a guided fishing trip with CMF Charters, based out of Prince Rupert. (Photo: Supplied)
Non-functional, unsecured sediment fence allows contaminated water to flow through. (Photo courtesy of EAO)

$213K fine issued to Coastal GasLink pipeline for environmental breach near Kitimat

Environmental Assessment Office issued penalty for non-compliance with environmental regulations

Non-functional, unsecured sediment fence allows contaminated water to flow through. (Photo courtesy of EAO)
Missing man Leon Sinclair is now officially on the RCMP wanted list. (Photo courtesy the RCMP)

Missing man now wanted by RCMP

Leon Sinclair reported to have been in Prince Rupert and Terrace

Missing man Leon Sinclair is now officially on the RCMP wanted list. (Photo courtesy the RCMP)
The level crossing, which features a twisty ‘s’ curve for traffic crossing over CN’s tracks, is the last of its kind along Hwy 16 within B.C. (Rod Link/Terrace Standard)
The level crossing, which features a twisty ‘s’ curve for traffic crossing over CN’s tracks, is the last of its kind along Hwy 16 within B.C. (Rod Link/Terrace Standard)
Campers may now stay up to 30 days during peak season at Kinnikinnik Campground and RV Park after Port Edward council made changes to the district’s campground bylaw on Jan. 10. (Photo: Facebook)
Campers may now stay up to 30 days during peak season at Kinnikinnik Campground and RV Park after Port Edward council made changes to the district’s campground bylaw on Jan. 10. (Photo: Facebook)
WorkSafeBC issued a fine to Stephan Contracting Ltd. after a worker was seriously injured on a job site. (Image file)
WorkSafeBC issued a fine to Stephan Contracting Ltd. after a worker was seriously injured on a job site. (Image file)
Prince Rupert RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Chrystal Marie Brown for the Jan. 25 Wanted Wednesday post. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Wanted Wednesday: Chrystal Marie Brown

Numerous charges include assault with a weapon, cruelty to animals and assaulting an officer

Prince Rupert RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Chrystal Marie Brown for the Jan. 25 Wanted Wednesday post. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
“Down” use drives up overdose rate in Terrace and area. (Black Press file photo)

Health authority urges drug testing following surge in overdoses

Substance known as “down” contains deadly fentanyl

“Down” use drives up overdose rate in Terrace and area. (Black Press file photo)
The Prince Rupert RCMP are asking for the public’s help to identify a male involved in a robbery in Prince Rupert on Jan. 23. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Armed robbery suspect sought by Prince Rupert RCMP

Weapon and threats used in theft at mini-mart across from elementary school

The Prince Rupert RCMP are asking for the public’s help to identify a male involved in a robbery in Prince Rupert on Jan. 23. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
David Eby MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey, NDP candidate to replace Premier John Horgan, and previous Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing, Christine White executive director of North Coast Transition Society and Jennifer Rice MLA for the North Coast tour the almost constructed Cranes Crossing transitional housing in Prince Rupert on Oct. 12. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

$14 million supportive housing facility opens in Prince Rupert

New Cranes Crossing has 24/7 supportive housing with 46 new units

David Eby MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey, NDP candidate to replace Premier John Horgan, and previous Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing, Christine White executive director of North Coast Transition Society and Jennifer Rice MLA for the North Coast tour the almost constructed Cranes Crossing transitional housing in Prince Rupert on Oct. 12. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A graphic shows the proposed Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall being built in Port Clements, B.C. (Image: Courtesy of Jehovah’s Witnesses)
A graphic shows the proposed Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall being built in Port Clements, B.C. (Image: Courtesy of Jehovah’s Witnesses)