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New ice has been laid at the Civic Centre in anticipation of the upcoming hockey seasons. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Civic Centre ready for puck drop

Rink has a fresh sheet of ice as hockey gets underway

New ice has been laid at the Civic Centre in anticipation of the upcoming hockey seasons. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert’s golf course will be operating at half capacity until Friday due to aeration. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Availability at Prince Rupert Golf Club cut in half

Greens aeration means closure for part of the course

Prince Rupert’s golf course will be operating at half capacity until Friday due to aeration. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Runners pass over the Seal Cove Lagoon trestle bridge to start the 5K run. Rheannon Brooks (Third), Jessica Lindstrom (Fourth), Murray Kristoff (Fifth), Marcus Komadina (First) and Kane Komadina (Second) were the top five finishers in the race.

STORY AND VIDEO: Rupert runners blaze a trail

Kaien Trails holds inaugural TrailBlazer runs

Runners pass over the Seal Cove Lagoon trestle bridge to start the 5K run. Rheannon Brooks (Third), Jessica Lindstrom (Fourth), Murray Kristoff (Fifth), Marcus Komadina (First) and Kane Komadina (Second) were the top five finishers in the race.
Despite dealing with a depleted grounds crew this summer, Slocombe and the rest of the greenskeepers have kept the Prince Rupert golf course in quality order. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

MVP: The grass is always greener — thanks to golf course grounds crew

Grant Slocombe helps maintain —and even finds some time to play — the Prince Rupert Golf Course

Despite dealing with a depleted grounds crew this summer, Slocombe and the rest of the greenskeepers have kept the Prince Rupert golf course in quality order. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Heather Truong sends a high kick in Master Paul Bozman’s direction during training. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

STORY AND VIDEO: Just kicking it: Taekwondo centre a mainstay in Prince Rupert

Master Paul Bozman has been at the helm for over three decades

Heather Truong sends a high kick in Master Paul Bozman’s direction during training. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Northwest Wave Riders return from Victoria Dragon Boat Festival

Northwest Wave Riders return from Victoria Dragon Boat Festival

This was the first time in 25 years that northern B.C. teams competed

Northwest Wave Riders return from Victoria Dragon Boat Festival
The Vic Marion Seniors’ Tournament was cancelled this weekend because the grounds keeper couldn’t cut the grass which was too wet. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Fore-get about golf this weekend, Vic Marion Seniors tournament postponed

Rainy forecast in Prince Rupert pushes tournament to later date

The Vic Marion Seniors’ Tournament was cancelled this weekend because the grounds keeper couldn’t cut the grass which was too wet. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Golf Course. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Golf Course. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert Rampage scored five first period goals and added six more in the second and third periods to beat the Kitimat Ice Demons 11-3 last season. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Rampage 2019-20 season schedule released

Trio of games against Terrace River Kings plus showdowns against new teams highlight the season

The Prince Rupert Rampage scored five first period goals and added six more in the second and third periods to beat the Kitimat Ice Demons 11-3 last season. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Sean Duke shows off the skills that earned him a spot on the national team from 2009-16. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

VIDEO: Rugby summer scrimmages get a professional touch

Former national team members hit the field with local players during weekly games

Sean Duke shows off the skills that earned him a spot on the national team from 2009-16. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Captain, all-star, MVP, and all about the team

Captain, all-star, MVP, and all about the team

Brittanne O’Connor’s drive to create Prince Rupert’s own women’s team has led to success and inspiration

Captain, all-star, MVP, and all about the team
Ryan Vick (#3) prepares to receive the ball while playing with the Celtic Barbarians in the Tropical 7s in Orlando. (Jason Scherr photo)

Rupert rugby athletes in Orlando

Three rookies get their first test with touring rugby squad at Tropic 7s

Ryan Vick (#3) prepares to receive the ball while playing with the Celtic Barbarians in the Tropical 7s in Orlando. (Jason Scherr photo)
The Prince Rupert Golf Course. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

KURIAL: A defence of the golf course

Golf club offers a number of benefits to Prince Rupert, and is a space we should work to maintain

The Prince Rupert Golf Course. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Cody Schaeffer lays a huge open field hit against his UBC Thunderbirds opponent while playing for the Meraloma Rugby Club in Vancouver last year. (Jason Scherr photo)

Prince Rupert rugby player at Utah tournament

Cody Schaeffer has strong showing at North American Invitational

Cody Schaeffer lays a huge open field hit against his UBC Thunderbirds opponent while playing for the Meraloma Rugby Club in Vancouver last year. (Jason Scherr photo)
Nathan Rochon talks after a 10-0 win over Nisga’a United in the Davis Cup in Terrace. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Coach Conversations: Nathan Rochon

Head coach of PRFC has helped guide team to most successful season ever

Nathan Rochon talks after a 10-0 win over Nisga’a United in the Davis Cup in Terrace. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Vern Barker was instrumental in bringing organized soccer back to Prince Rupert in 2011. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Soccer saves: Vern Barker sees the sport as a way to better lives

Revitalization of soccer and more in Prince Rupert helped by Barker’s efforts

Vern Barker was instrumental in bringing organized soccer back to Prince Rupert in 2011. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Earl Mah Aquatic Centre (File photo / The Northern View)
Earl Mah Aquatic Centre (File photo / The Northern View)
The Northern View’s inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby in Prince Rupert this Saturday

The Northern View’s inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby in Prince Rupert this Saturday

More than $7,000 up for grabs for biggest legal salmon and halibut

  • Aug 7, 2019
The Northern View’s inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby in Prince Rupert this Saturday
Prince Rupert FC took on Smithers in their opening game of the Davis Cup in Terrace, narrowly falling on a penalty shot. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Pair of Prince Rupert sides compete at Davis Cup

Prince Rupert FC men’s team and Kaien Island FC unable to break through in Terrace

Prince Rupert FC took on Smithers in their opening game of the Davis Cup in Terrace, narrowly falling on a penalty shot. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Reagan Pomponio of the Prince Rupert Women’s Football Club dribbles past Nisga’a United defenders during Davis Cup action in Terrace on Saturday. PRFC went on to defeat Nisga’a United 10-0. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Third place for Prince Rupert women at Davis Cup

PRFC wins trio of games, but bested by rival Terrace Providers

Reagan Pomponio of the Prince Rupert Women’s Football Club dribbles past Nisga’a United defenders during Davis Cup action in Terrace on Saturday. PRFC went on to defeat Nisga’a United 10-0. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)