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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

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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

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

Committee recommends big changes to Fisheries Act

North Coast leaders celebrate Parliamentary report’s focus on independent fishers

Smithers Recycling Depot ablaze

Firefighters from Smithers, Telkwa and Houston on scene, video to follow

Fatal crash occurred three hours into aerial mapping flight

Second fatality victim identified as Amir Sedghi, an analyst with Precision Vectors

Conservation urges care with wildlife this spring on Haida Gwaii

As spring blossoms BC Conservation is reminding islanders how best to deal…

Northern Savings Credit Union appoints new CEO

Robert Marshall will take the reins for the institution

Dwayne ‘The Rockfish’ Johnson, a preemie pup found in Prince Rupert, now at rescue centre

It took many helping hands to transport Dwayne to veterinarians in Vancouver

Smithers resident’s challenge to Coastal GasLink heard by NEB

Lawyers submitted oral arguments on jurisdiction to the board in Calgary last week

Northwest Fire Centre burn ban starts Monday

Rising temperatures have resulted in a ban on some types of open burning

City in the market for new housing assessment

Study would explore affordability, inventory and land-use planning

New power line needed for LNG project

Would connect Site C to LNG plant at Kitimat

Fish processor near Prince Rupert to be audited after reports of illegal bartering

Investigators are especially interested if portions of a customer’s catch were not returned

Witness gets $300 reward for turning in wolf poacher on Halfway River

Poacher used a baited barbed triple hook trap in effort to catch wolves

Marine weather warning for Haida Gwaii area

Bowie and West Coast Vancouver Island North set for gale force winds and waves building to 3 metres

Gary Alec released on bail

Assault suspect faces 28 charges for eluding police