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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)
Smithers ambulance waiting to transport patients to other area hospitals, as BVDH is full. (Contributed photo)

Seriously injured woman transferred from Smithers to Kitimat as COVID overwhelms hospital

Cathy Whalen was transferred because Bulkley Valley hospital was overwhelmed with COVID patients

Smithers ambulance waiting to transport patients to other area hospitals, as BVDH is full. (Contributed photo)
A BC Hydro and City of Prince Rupert worker assesses the damage from a creek that has overflow over the road and carved the ground out near a utility pole in the Prince Rupert Industrial Park on Sept. 24. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Continued rain causes flooding in Prince Rupert

A parade of storms — Lundquist, Environment Canada meteorologist

A BC Hydro and City of Prince Rupert worker assesses the damage from a creek that has overflow over the road and carved the ground out near a utility pole in the Prince Rupert Industrial Park on Sept. 24. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Much as we may not want to think about it yet, snow is coming. Winter tires should be on vehicles by October 1, 2021. Black Press file

Winter tires should be installed by next Friday, October 1

Most routes in B.C. require snow tires from October to April

Much as we may not want to think about it yet, snow is coming. Winter tires should be on vehicles by October 1, 2021. Black Press file
Grade 2 girls from Lax Kxeen stamping dates on food bags. (Photo supplied by Aisa Smithanik)
Grade 2 girls from Lax Kxeen stamping dates on food bags. (Photo supplied by Aisa Smithanik)
Crew members from fire departments across northwest B.C. participate in a heavy rescue training in Terrace on Wednesday, Sept. 22. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

VIDEO: Northwest B.C. fire departments conduct heavy rescue training in Terrace

Firefighters from Prince Rupert, Kitimat, and Terrace took part in the training

Crew members from fire departments across northwest B.C. participate in a heavy rescue training in Terrace on Wednesday, Sept. 22. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
School District 52 held a ceremony where a blessing was provided for the new Truth and Reconciliation banner, at Lax Kxeen Elementary School, on Sept. 20. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
School District 52 held a ceremony where a blessing was provided for the new Truth and Reconciliation banner, at Lax Kxeen Elementary School, on Sept. 20. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
People cycling on Haida Gwaii. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
People cycling on Haida Gwaii. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
Taylor Bachrach celebrates his reelection in Skeena-Bulkley Valley at home in Smithers. (Contributed photo)

Bachrach reelected in Skeena-Bulkley Valley

With 223 of 224 polls reporting, Bachrach led by 2,200 votes

Taylor Bachrach celebrates his reelection in Skeena-Bulkley Valley at home in Smithers. (Contributed photo)
James Leach is a lawyer at the Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre. On Sept. 14, he said he finds his most meaningful work in helping young people who encounter the law for the first time. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
James Leach is a lawyer at the Prince Rupert Indigenous Justice Centre. On Sept. 14, he said he finds his most meaningful work in helping young people who encounter the law for the first time. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Matt Paley, Wheelhouse Brewery employee, moves a keg inside the Cowbay location, on Sept. 16. (Norman Galimski/Photo for The Northern View)
Matt Paley, Wheelhouse Brewery employee, moves a keg inside the Cowbay location, on Sept. 16. (Norman Galimski/Photo for The Northern View)
The administration building of the Hagwilget First Nation Government has been blockaded by band members since July 4. (Thom Barker photo.

Hagwilget council sues former council members, trustees and auditor

BC Supreme Court civil claim alleges diversion of funds for personal use by former chief councillor

The administration building of the Hagwilget First Nation Government has been blockaded by band members since July 4. (Thom Barker photo.
BC Ferries announced the delayed sailing from Skidegate to Prince Rupert due to Adverse weather conditions in sailing areas on Sept. 17. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

UPDATED: North Coast ferry delayed between Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert

Adverse weather conditions in sailing area

  • Sep 17, 2021
BC Ferries announced the delayed sailing from Skidegate to Prince Rupert due to Adverse weather conditions in sailing areas on Sept. 17. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A photo of Linda LeFranc who was brutally murdered in Terrace, in Dec.1998. Her murderer Christopher Alexander was given a life sentence, was released on day parole near Prince George on Sept. 13. (Photo courtesy Anita Johnston)

Man convicted for 1998 murder in Terrace released on day parole near Prince George

Victim’s sister appalled by parole board’s decision to release Christopher Alexander

A photo of Linda LeFranc who was brutally murdered in Terrace, in Dec.1998. Her murderer Christopher Alexander was given a life sentence, was released on day parole near Prince George on Sept. 13. (Photo courtesy Anita Johnston)
The health-care worker rural retention program, announced on Sept. 14, is for targeted communities and occupations designed to offer financial incentives and support for priority health-care workers. (File photo)
The health-care worker rural retention program, announced on Sept. 14, is for targeted communities and occupations designed to offer financial incentives and support for priority health-care workers. (File photo)
The LNG storage tank is a huge round structure, which is still under construction, holds all the liquified natural gas before it's piped into ships. (LNG Canada photo)

Background checks at LNG Canada project concern MMIWG activists after Okanagan offender incident

The man was swiftly removed from the Kitimat project site after grassroots activists alerted community

The LNG storage tank is a huge round structure, which is still under construction, holds all the liquified natural gas before it's piped into ships. (LNG Canada photo)
A photo of work in progress in 2019 on the Coastal Gas Link pipe which is meant to carry natural gas from Dawson Creek to the LNG Canada facility in Kitimat. (File photo)

Conservative candidate refuses to sign pledge as it may contravene Elections Act

Wet’suwet’en Gidimt’en clan asking candidates to commit to not provide federal funding for LNG Canada and Coastal GasLink

A photo of work in progress in 2019 on the Coastal Gas Link pipe which is meant to carry natural gas from Dawson Creek to the LNG Canada facility in Kitimat. (File photo)
Liberal candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, Lakhvinder Jhaj, on a visit to the riding form Sept. 14-16 (Black Press file photo)
Liberal candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, Lakhvinder Jhaj, on a visit to the riding form Sept. 14-16 (Black Press file photo)
A view through the trees on the Pesuta Trail in Naikoon Provincial Park on Haida Gwaii. (File photo/Haida Gwaii Observer)
A view through the trees on the Pesuta Trail in Naikoon Provincial Park on Haida Gwaii. (File photo/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Ecole Roosevelt Park Elementary will benefit from $165,000 for new accessible playground equipment under provincial funding, Jennifer Rice MLA for the North Coast announced, on Sept. 10. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Ecole Roosevelt Park Elementary will benefit from $165,000 for new accessible playground equipment under provincial funding, Jennifer Rice MLA for the North Coast announced, on Sept. 10. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)