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Kitselas First Nation’s food garden near Terrace. The community’s food-security project is among five other First Nation projects to get provincial funding. (Kitselas First Nation)

Five northwest B.C. First Nation communities to benefit from poverty-reduction funds

Gitxaala, Gitga’at, Kispiox, Kitselas and Sik-E-Dakh receive funding for food security projects

Kitselas First Nation’s food garden near Terrace. The community’s food-security project is among five other First Nation projects to get provincial funding. (Kitselas First Nation)
A panel of provincial health care professionals held a town hall on Sept. 28 to take questions from the public, in an effort to encourage people in the Northern Health region to get vaccinated. (File photo/Lakes District News)

Provincial and Northern Health officials urge vaccinations during virtual town hall

Northern Health residents ask questions directly to health minister and provincial health officer

A panel of provincial health care professionals held a town hall on Sept. 28 to take questions from the public, in an effort to encourage people in the Northern Health region to get vaccinated. (File photo/Lakes District News)
Owners of Hasami Hair Studio, Jason and Natsu Eleuterio, declared on Sept. 28, they are no longer paying taxes in protest of the reoccurring water advisories in the city. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Owners of Hasami Hair Studio, Jason and Natsu Eleuterio, declared on Sept. 28, they are no longer paying taxes in protest of the reoccurring water advisories in the city. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Unifor workers strike outside the smelter in Kitimat July 25. (Contributed photo)

Kitimat aluminum smelter strike ends as union votes and ratifies collective agreement

Both Rio Tinto and Unifor Local 2301 are working on restart plans to ramp up production

Unifor workers strike outside the smelter in Kitimat July 25. (Contributed photo)
Prince Rupert Fire Rescue promotes the safe use of smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 3 to 9. (Photo: supplied)

Sounds of fire safety

Fire Prevention Week promotes detectors and alarms

Prince Rupert Fire Rescue promotes the safe use of smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 3 to 9. (Photo: supplied)
A two-vehicle crash at McBride and 2nd resulted in one person being transported to hospital on Oct. 1 (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
A two-vehicle crash at McBride and 2nd resulted in one person being transported to hospital on Oct. 1 (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Jennifer Rice, MLA for the North Coast, is a former Prince Rupert city councillor who sat from 2011 to 2013. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Jennifer Rice, MLA for the North Coast, is a former Prince Rupert city councillor who sat from 2011 to 2013. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert residents can expect cooler than average temperatures starting Oct. 9. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert residents can expect cooler than average temperatures starting Oct. 9. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Natalie Tolmie, 6, is a Grade 1 student at Pineridge Elementary School. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Natalie Tolmie, 6, is a Grade 1 student at Pineridge Elementary School. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
A group of supporters pictured at the encampment located just before the RCMP access control checkpoint at kilometre 27 of the Morice West Forest Service Road from Feb. 5, 2020 show their support for the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs in their fight against CGL. (File photo/Houston Today)

Protests renewed along CGL pipeline near Houston

Two people have been arrested; protesters continue to block construction work

A group of supporters pictured at the encampment located just before the RCMP access control checkpoint at kilometre 27 of the Morice West Forest Service Road from Feb. 5, 2020 show their support for the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs in their fight against CGL. (File photo/Houston Today)
A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after being attacked by a grizzly bear near Granisle. (Eddie Huband photo/Lakes District News)

Photographer sustains serious injuries from grizzly bear attack near Granisle

The victim was transported to hospital in Prince George with serious injuries to his arm

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after being attacked by a grizzly bear near Granisle. (Eddie Huband photo/Lakes District News)
Prince Rupert artist, Lynn Cociani, helps coordinate the Artist in Residence Program. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert artist, Lynn Cociani, helps coordinate the Artist in Residence Program. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A man watches the HMCS Harry DeWolf sail into the Port of Prince Rupert on Sept. 29. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
A man watches the HMCS Harry DeWolf sail into the Port of Prince Rupert on Sept. 29. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
A landslide brought down several metres of debris into the creek on Sept. 21 (Photo courtesy Oldfield Creek Fish Hatchery)
A landslide brought down several metres of debris into the creek on Sept. 21 (Photo courtesy Oldfield Creek Fish Hatchery)
Robert Riley Saunders. (Facebook photo)

First Nations Leadership Council frustrated by former Kelowna social worker’s plea deal

Robert Riley Saunders pleaded guilty to stealing from and harming at-risk youth in his care, many of whom are Indigenous

Robert Riley Saunders. (Facebook photo)
CIHL games for the 2021/2022 season will see a return to the local venues with the Rupert Rampage hosting the Kitimat Ice Demons on Oct. 16. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
CIHL games for the 2021/2022 season will see a return to the local venues with the Rupert Rampage hosting the Kitimat Ice Demons on Oct. 16. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry looks on as Health Minister Adrian Dix speaks during a news conference at the legislature in Victoria, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. Tonight (Sept. 28) the two will be available to answer questions from Northern Health Region residents. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

Northern Health phone-in townhall on vaccines scheduled for tonight (Sept. 28)

Northern residents will get a chance to ask questions of health minister and public health officer

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry looks on as Health Minister Adrian Dix speaks during a news conference at the legislature in Victoria, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. Tonight (Sept. 28) the two will be available to answer questions from Northern Health Region residents. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
Karen Buchanan, on Sept. 27, rides her bike to work and recommends families that are getting into cycling to try riding along the waterfront, plane their route accordingly and to bring appropriate gear for the ever-changing weather in Prince Rupert. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Karen Buchanan, on Sept. 27, rides her bike to work and recommends families that are getting into cycling to try riding along the waterfront, plane their route accordingly and to bring appropriate gear for the ever-changing weather in Prince Rupert. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Robert Riley Saunders. (File)

Former Kelowna social worker pleads guilty to defrauding youth in his care

Saunders is accused of stealing money from at-risk youth in his care, many of whom are Indigenous

Robert Riley Saunders. (File)
Jamis Mcmaster hits a green glow-in-the-dark golf ball at the greens of the Prince Rupert Golf Club on Aug. 21. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Jamis Mcmaster hits a green glow-in-the-dark golf ball at the greens of the Prince Rupert Golf Club on Aug. 21. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)