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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

Northwest Fire Centre open burn ban lifted

Recent rain, cooler temperatures have lowered the region’s fire risk

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Prince Rupert firefighters continued working late into the night
Fire on Third Ave W.
Tugboat Acrobatics
RCMP test out quads in Prince Rupert

Telkwa pot plant application passes review

Cannabis company claims new Health Canada regulations are working in its favour

B.C. Conservation urges caution heading into long weekend

BC Conservation is urging outdoor recreationists to remember their dos and don’ts…

Concerns over democracy as Senate committee votes to nix oil tanker ban

Critics of the Senate’s recommendation to kill Bill C-48 say it goes against popular will

Cullen demands action on Ecstall River

Failing to penalize parties involved undermines all salmon conservation efforts, MP says

Enhanced lighting installations underway at Second Avenue crosswalk

After several pedestrian collisions in Prince Rupert, the province is delivering street upgrades

Tax decrease for Port Edward residents

Residents paying less taxes than Prince Rupert, a new financial plan, and Seafest soccer tournament

Butze Rapids Trail closed for gravel maintenance

The North Coast trail is expected to reopen on May 15

Keep highway money in region, officials say

At stake is more than $30 million from shelved overpass project

RCMP seize significant amount of drugs in Prince Rupert residence

A male and female were arrested for possession and purpose of trafficking

Evacuation order for Fraser Lake fire lifted

The state of emergency and evacuation order related to the fire burning…

UPDATE: The Lejac fire now categorized as ‘being held’

Residents should be cautious during May long weekend, RDBN says

Concern of wind change near Fraser Lake fire

A wind change later in the day on May 12 might pose…

Power restored after brief outage

Parts of the city left without electricity for roughly one hour Saturday afternoon, May 11

No charges laid in VIP fishing trip to Ecstall River, anglers told

But DFO says ongoing conversations will limit likelihood of repeat incidents

Wet’suwet’en First Nation tells court it should have been consulted after artifacts found at pipeline site

Petition challenges the decision of the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission and provincial Archaeology Branch

Lara Beckett new NCLGA president

Beckett moves up from first vice-president