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Thompson Rivers University cancels face-to-face classes this week

“These are unprecedented times at TRU, and for our society,” Fairbairn said

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Internet outages affect parts of city

Repairs are underway to in the severed internet line

  • Mar 14, 2020

Three vehicles ablaze in Prince Rupert’s industrial area

PRVFD report no injuries, but the fire is under investigations.

Cruise ship ban to hit Prince Rupert hard

Ottawa prohibits all international cruise ships from docking in Canada, including Prince Rupert, amid COVID-19 fears

International Women’s Day Contest Winner

Prize donated by Cooks Jewellers

  • Mar 13, 2020

Vancouver Island ‘coffee group’ wins $1-million 6/49 prize

Seven retirees who meet weekly for coffee will share windfall from Tuesday night’s draw

BC Ferries will resume Haida Gwaii sailing amid bans on large gatherings

In worst-case scenario company will continue cargo and freight delivery to islands

PHOTOS: Children’s Fest 2020

The 29th annual children’s fest at Jim Ciccone

  • Mar 11, 2020

Rainmakers take on Dragons in BC High School Basketball Championship

The 2A final will have No. 1 Charles Hays (Prince Rupert) and No. 2 King George (Vancouver) at 3:45pm

Maintenance issues need to be addressed: Tenants under eviction notices say

Basic requirements, such as toilet facilities, not being addressed allege tenants

  • Mar 5, 2020

“Ocean View” references by renoviction company not related to hotel

Pinecrest Renovation Initiative not associated with Ocean View Hotel or its tenants

Terrace farm hosts second annual meet and greet for farmers in Skeena-Bulkley Valley

The event will be held at Thimbleberry Farm in Terrace on March 7

Indigenous-led land use, reducing annual cut amounts among recommendations from conservation group

SkeenaWild’s report looks at how northwest B.C. can sustainably develop its forestry sector

Men assaulted in home invasion

Fire arms, ammunition, drugs and cash were seized with warrants

  • Mar 3, 2020

Cockpit recorder inactive in Australian air tanker tragedy, crash probe finds

Investigation continues in crash of Coulson C-130 air tanker

  • Mar 2, 2020