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BCHL pushes back season start due to provincial health orders

The delay is minimal, just six days, for now. But the league is open to starting up after Christmas

North Coast home-grown ice talent Carly Edwards from Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert takes centre ice on TV competition show Battle of the Blades Thursday nights at 8 p.m., with her partner NHL partner Kris Versteeg.

Local figure skater spotlights on TV show’s centre ice

Prince Rupert’s Carly Edwards is featured on TV competition show Battle of the Blades

The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack hockey parents petition to be let back in the arena

Refused access due to pandemic protocols, parents are now applying pressure to loosen the rules

Fiona Riesen swim lengths as part of the first Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club training session on Sept. 14 after the aquatic facilities were closed in March 2020 due to COVID-19. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Swim club is back with a splash

Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club dives into training on Sept. 14

Fiona Riesen swim lengths as part of the first Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club training session on Sept. 14 after the aquatic facilities were closed in March 2020 due to COVID-19. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Heart of the City - Jason Scherr

Heart of the City – Jason Scherr

Try and Try again - Prince Rupert Seamen Rugby Club

Heart of the City - Jason Scherr
Prince Rupert Seamen Rugby Club members Dakota MacDonald and Cody Curry practice on Sept. 3 at Charles Hays Secondary School field while recognizing COVID-19 restrictions of the no-contact game version. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Back to sport with COVID-19 restrictions

Prince Rupert Seamen Rugby club is first in province for back to sport training - Jason Scherr

Prince Rupert Seamen Rugby Club members Dakota MacDonald and Cody Curry practice on Sept. 3 at Charles Hays Secondary School field while recognizing COVID-19 restrictions of the no-contact game version. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
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Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool making NFL debut on Monday Night Football

Abby Senior grad suiting up with the Pittsburgh Steelers to take on New York Giants in Big Apple

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)
Participants from the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby show off their catch at the weigh-in. (The Northern View file photo)

VIDEO: Learn more about the second annual Tyee Fishing Derby

More than $15,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs on September 5

Participants from the inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby show off their catch at the weigh-in. (The Northern View file photo)
Tickets on sale now for the Second Annual Tyee Fishing Derby (Melissa Boutilier/The Northern View)

VIDEO: Tickets now available for the second annual Tyee Fishing Derby

Four great locations in Prince Rupert and Port Edward to buy your tickets

Tickets on sale now for the Second Annual Tyee Fishing Derby (Melissa Boutilier/The Northern View)
Canada West has officially cancelled all fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada West cancels fall sports due to COVID-19

B.C. student athletes at seven universities impacted by cancellation, more cancellations possible

Canada West has officially cancelled all fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rupert rugby benefits from top instructors

Rupert rugby benefits from top instructors

Rugby week in Prince Rupert with international coaches

Rupert rugby benefits from top instructors
Shames Mountain deems season a success, despite early closure

Shames Mountain deems season a success, despite early closure

Ski hill visitation was up 20 per cent this 2019/2020 year

Shames Mountain deems season a success, despite early closure
Team Canada for the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George: Kerri Einarson, third, Val Sweeting, second, Shannon Birchard and lead, Briane Meilleur pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George cancelled due to COVID-19

Another international sporting event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Team Canada for the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George: Kerri Einarson, third, Val Sweeting, second, Shannon Birchard and lead, Briane Meilleur pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Rainmakers are the champs

Rainmakers are the champs

Charles Hays Rainmakers drop Vancouver’s King George in final to win

Rainmakers are the champs
Rainmakers drop opening game agains defending champs
Rainmakers drop opening game agains defending champs
Rampage up against the wall

Rampage up against the wall

River Kings defeat Rampage in Game 1 of CIHL best-of three semi-finals

  • Feb 22, 2020
Rampage up against the wall
Rainmakers take on defending champs in opening round of Jr. Boys Basketball championships

Rainmakers take on defending champs in opening round of Jr. Boys Basketball championships

Prince Rupert basketball club to take on province’s best in Langley on Saturday

  • Feb 21, 2020
Rainmakers take on defending champs in opening round of Jr. Boys Basketball championships
Austin Weir tracks the puck during Game 2 action between the Prince Rupert Rampage and Hazelton Wolverines in the CIHL playoffs. Hazelton would win the game 4-3 in double overtime, but a 6-4 win by the Rampage the next day would clinch the series for Prince Rupert. (Photo gallery by KJ Millar)

Prince Rupert Rampage go the distance to knock off Hazelton

Sunday afternoon victory caps off contentious series; Terrace River Kings up next

Austin Weir tracks the puck during Game 2 action between the Prince Rupert Rampage and Hazelton Wolverines in the CIHL playoffs. Hazelton would win the game 4-3 in double overtime, but a 6-4 win by the Rampage the next day would clinch the series for Prince Rupert. (Photo gallery by KJ Millar)
New Aiyansh are the 2020 All Native Basketball Tournament Masters Division champions. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

New Aiyansh stun Hydaburg to claim first ever All Native Masters Division title

Buzzer beating three pointer by Rich Wolff caps wild comeback; Justin Adams chosen as MVP

New Aiyansh are the 2020 All Native Basketball Tournament Masters Division champions. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert Cubs are the 2020 All Native Basketball Tournament Intermediate Division champions, bringing the title to Rupert for the first time in 10 years. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert reigns once again at All Native Tournament

Cubs score first Intermediate banner for Prince Rupert since 2010

The Prince Rupert Cubs are the 2020 All Native Basketball Tournament Intermediate Division champions, bringing the title to Rupert for the first time in 10 years. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)