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AltaGas celebrates grand opening of new propane export terminal

Executives from Japanese propane giant Astomos Energy were in Prince Rupert for the ribbon cutting

UTV training for Prince Rupert RCMP members

Down at Seal Cove, 12 police officers are learning the basics on how to use a UTV while on duty

Haida artist given month to live without cancer treatment, but must wait weeks to see doctor

‘I’m not ready to give up,’ Carol Young says, as she faces weeks-long wait to see an oncologist

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7,000 B.C. port workers to be locked out of their jobs Thursday: BCMEA

Contract negotiations have broken down between union and employer

ILWU backs away from striking at Vancouver port

Longshoremen union decides not to pursue job action, for now

City releases the Prince Rupert Tsunami Study results

City of Prince Rupert May 27 council briefs on emergency preparedness and the child care action plan

AltaGas makes first propane shipment from northern B.C.

Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal is the first of its kind on the west coast of Canada

Bachrach nominated by NDP for federal election

The Smithers mayor won on the first ballot with 446 of 797 votes

Bridgeview Marine builds fishing fleet for Queen Charlotte Lodge

Since October, the Prince Rupert-based company has been working on nine vessels for the lodge

B.C. port workers set to strike on Monday in Vancouver

A strike at two container terminals would affect Canadian trade to Asia

Burns Lake man found guilty of second-degree murder

Judge says murder is the only rational conclusion on the whole of the evidence

Nisga’a Nation tourism industry hits the road

First pilot tour to the Nass Valley is set for this summer with Indigenous Tourism BC

Fire ban back in effect for Northwest Fire Centre region

Starting May 24, both Category 2 and Category 3 prohibitions will be in place

Prince Rupert School District 52 finds more funds for 2019-2020 budget

More staffing for PRMS, reversal of cuts, and increase to literacy intervention fund

Redesigning Prince Rupert: former Vancouver city planner to help craft a master plan

DP World, Port of Prince Rupert and stakeholders add muscle to the Redesign Rupert project

Worse for wear: Prince Rupert’s outdoor gym is removed

Just short of its tenth anniversary, the green gym closes over safety and maintenance concerns

Pembina plans $20M dock repairs on Watson Island

The project intends to make improvements to the wharf and trestle

New Seven Sisters replacement confirmed

Mental health facility will have 25 beds, up from 20 in current facility

Terrace hospital’s business plan approved

Health Minister’s announcement opens door to construction phase

Red cedars dying in Prince Rupert from drought

There was a 75 per cent decline in precipitation for the months of February and April