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Among items seized following a car crash March 19 near Witset were a knife, crack pipe and drug scale. (New Hazelton RCMP photo)

Hazelton police seize suspected drugs following car crash

RCMP impounded the vehicle pending an ongoing investigation

Among items seized following a car crash March 19 near Witset were a knife, crack pipe and drug scale. (New Hazelton RCMP photo)
Heavy rain is forecast for Monday night (March 21) and ease up on March 22. (Black Press Media file photo)
Heavy rain is forecast for Monday night (March 21) and ease up on March 22. (Black Press Media file photo)
Heavy rain is forecast for Monday night (March 21) and ease up on March 22. (Black Press Media file photo)
Heavy rain is forecast for Monday night (March 21) and ease up on March 22. (Black Press Media file photo)
The provincial ambulance service is sponsoring a northwest training program in hopes of filling vacancies. (Black Press file photo)

Paramedic vacancies spur northwestern B.C. training course

Ambulance service needs to fill new full-time positions

The provincial ambulance service is sponsoring a northwest training program in hopes of filling vacancies. (Black Press file photo)
Curlers competing during the finals of the Men’s Marine Bonspiel at the Prince Rupert Curling Club rink on March 13. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Curlers competing during the finals of the Men’s Marine Bonspiel at the Prince Rupert Curling Club rink on March 13. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Mark Ruffalo along with Gidimt’en Checkpoint opposition leader Sleydo’ called on RBC to stop financing fossil fuel projects like Coastal GasLink in northern B.C., during a virtual conference this morning. (Screenshot/Gidimt’en Checkpoint)

Hollywood A-listers crusade to get RBC to stop financing Coastal GasLink pipeline in northern B.C.

‘No More Dirty Banks’ has over 65 Hollywood signatories calling on banks to pull out of fossil fuel projects

Mark Ruffalo along with Gidimt’en Checkpoint opposition leader Sleydo’ called on RBC to stop financing fossil fuel projects like Coastal GasLink in northern B.C., during a virtual conference this morning. (Screenshot/Gidimt’en Checkpoint)
(L to R) Chief Justin Napoleon, Saulteau First Nations which is a member of the FN CGL Pipeline Limited Partnership; Tiffany Murray, Director of Indigenous Relations, Coastal GasLink; Chief Corrina Leween, Cheslatta Carrier Nation which is a member of the CGL First Nations Limited Partnership Management Committee; and Bevin Wirzba, Coastal GasLink President at the signing ceremony held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West on March 8, 2022. (CGL photo/Houston Today)

TC Energy has a deal to potentially sell 10 per cent

TC Energy has a deal to potentially sell 10 per cent

(L to R) Chief Justin Napoleon, Saulteau First Nations which is a member of the FN CGL Pipeline Limited Partnership; Tiffany Murray, Director of Indigenous Relations, Coastal GasLink; Chief Corrina Leween, Cheslatta Carrier Nation which is a member of the CGL First Nations Limited Partnership Management Committee; and Bevin Wirzba, Coastal GasLink President at the signing ceremony held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West on March 8, 2022. (CGL photo/Houston Today)
World skating champions Elvis Stojko and Gladys Orozco packed northwest B.C. arenas in Terrace and Kitimat on March 10 and 12 as special guests for the ice skating club’s annual gala shows.

Stars of the skating world dazzle northwest B.C.

Olympian Elvis Stojko performed in sold-out Terrace and Kitimat shows March 10 and March 12

World skating champions Elvis Stojko and Gladys Orozco packed northwest B.C. arenas in Terrace and Kitimat on March 10 and 12 as special guests for the ice skating club’s annual gala shows.
An accident March 11 took three lives on Hwy37 between Terrace and Kitimat. (Trevor Feduniak/Facebook)

Vehicle collision claims three lives between Terrace and Kitimat

Passenger vehicle collides with commercial vehicle on Highway

  • Mar 13, 2022
An accident March 11 took three lives on Hwy37 between Terrace and Kitimat. (Trevor Feduniak/Facebook)
Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 13. (Black Press file)

‘So stupid’: Ryan Reynolds reminds B.C. to spring ahead for daylight saving time

Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. March 13, much to chagrin of actor Ryan Reynolds

Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 13. (Black Press file)
The City of Prince Rupert announced the opening of the Eat Street location with food trucks now in place alongside a new public washroom, on March 9. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Eat Street and public washrooms now open in downtown core

Urbaloo washroom facility experienced delays

The City of Prince Rupert announced the opening of the Eat Street location with food trucks now in place alongside a new public washroom, on March 9. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Hwy 16 was closed between Terrace and Prince Rupert due to a vehicle incident during the morning of Mar. 10, 2022. (Screenshot/DriveBC)

UPDATE: Hwy 16 reopened to traffic between Terrace and Prince Rupert

Logging truck flipped, spilling load on road and railway tracks

Hwy 16 was closed between Terrace and Prince Rupert due to a vehicle incident during the morning of Mar. 10, 2022. (Screenshot/DriveBC)
An aerial view of the Skeena Industrial Development Park lands taken in July, 2018. (Richard Zhang/Taisheng International Investment Services photo)

City of Terrace files lawsuit over Skeena Industrial Development Park

Terrace alleges Taisheng did not meet its contractual obligations after it exercised buyback option

An aerial view of the Skeena Industrial Development Park lands taken in July, 2018. (Richard Zhang/Taisheng International Investment Services photo)
Reneé Morven uses her family experience with schizophrenia and mental illness to help families in need in Prince Rupert and across the Northwest.
Reneé Morven uses her family experience with schizophrenia and mental illness to help families in need in Prince Rupert and across the Northwest.
Former Telkwa mayor Brad Layton, second from left, has been charged with Fentanyl possession after stepping down as mayor in January. (Thom Barker photo)

Former Telkwa mayor charged with Fentanyl possession

Brad Layton was arrested in April, 2021, charged in February and will appear in court March 15

Former Telkwa mayor Brad Layton, second from left, has been charged with Fentanyl possession after stepping down as mayor in January. (Thom Barker photo)
Phishing scams that infect a computer and allow hackers to invade banks and other accounts become more common during global crises, currently, scams are surfacing in relation to the Ukraine situation. (Facebook photo)

Scam emails, donation fraud surge in Canada as Ukraine crisis continues

Those hoping to contribute to relief cautioned to be mindful about fraudulent emails, phone calls

Phishing scams that infect a computer and allow hackers to invade banks and other accounts become more common during global crises, currently, scams are surfacing in relation to the Ukraine situation. (Facebook photo)
Telkwa Coal founder Mark Gray announced last week the company has submitted its Environmental Assessment Certificate application. (Interior News file photo)

Telkwa Coal submits Environmental Assessment Certificate application

If EA is approved, company projects production to start in 2026

Telkwa Coal founder Mark Gray announced last week the company has submitted its Environmental Assessment Certificate application. (Interior News file photo)
Northern Development Initiative Trust announced $300,000 in funding, on March 2, for the City of Prince Rupert's restoration of the old CN building. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Northern Development Initiative Trust announced $300,000 in funding, on March 2, for the City of Prince Rupert's restoration of the old CN building. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Live music accompanied food at the Franco-fun festival in Kitimat: Denis Gagné left, Marc-Olivier Chouinard right (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

AFFNO event sells out in Kitimat

A total of 100 tickets were sold after some COVID-19 related restrictions eased on Feb. 16

Live music accompanied food at the Franco-fun festival in Kitimat: Denis Gagné left, Marc-Olivier Chouinard right (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)
Geraldine Catalba. (Photo submitted)

Central Alberta student wins 2022 Orange Shirt Day design contest

Geraldine Catalbas’ design will be the official 2022 T-shirt design

Geraldine Catalba. (Photo submitted)
Rick Fuerst, one of the organizers of a rally in Smithers Nov. 18 to raise awareness of potential impacts of old-growth logging deferrals, talks to media following the event. (Thom Barker photo)

B.C. budget includes $185 million to mitigate impact of old-growth logging deferrals

Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen says specific programs will be developed with local consultation

Rick Fuerst, one of the organizers of a rally in Smithers Nov. 18 to raise awareness of potential impacts of old-growth logging deferrals, talks to media following the event. (Thom Barker photo)