City of Prince Rupert

Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah’s Witnesses was demolished on July 29 as part of a partial land swap deal with the City of Prince Rupert to build a new RCMP station. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Kingdom Hall demolished in land swap deal to build new Prince Rupert RCMP station

New house of worship for Jehovah’s Witnesses to be completed in 3 months

 

City of Prince Rupert proposes a bylaw change on July 25 to allow fewer newspaper public notifications and more online notices. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

City of Prince Rupert public notices proposed to be less public for those without internet

Proposed bylaw amendments will allow fewer newspaper notices and more online

 

Team of swimmers and medal winners who attended the 2022 BC Summer Games in Prince George from July 21 to 24. (Photo: supplied)

Athletes return from BC Summer Games as medal winners

Prince Rupert brings home 11 out of 20 medals in the North West Region

 

Hila, a seven-week-old Boston terrier cross just wants to go back to sleep in her downtown Prince Rupert home. Hila’s veterinarian is located out of town as veterinarian services in the city are strained. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert pets and owners may have greater access to veterinarian clinics

Zoning bylaw amendments clarifying animal clinics in retail and core areas in the works

Hila, a seven-week-old Boston terrier cross just wants to go back to sleep in her downtown Prince Rupert home. Hila’s veterinarian is located out of town as veterinarian services in the city are strained. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Bath time for babies. Prince Rupert SPCA Lock-in for Love fundraiser will help with shelter costs. A P.R. foster family took in a mom and six puppies in March 2021 for individualized family-based care. (Photo: Supplied/K-J Millar)

Come lock-in that love at the Prince Rupert SPCA

The June 23 event is being held in 2 sessions for participants to generate much-needed donations

Bath time for babies. Prince Rupert SPCA Lock-in for Love fundraiser will help with shelter costs. A P.R. foster family took in a mom and six puppies in March 2021 for individualized family-based care. (Photo: Supplied/K-J Millar)
“I’ll protect you from the bath water little bro,” said one puppy to the other. Prince Rupert SPCA Lock-in for Love fundraiser will help with medical care rehabilitation cost for animals in the shelter and foster care. (Photo: supplied/K-J Millar)

Come lock-in that love at the Prince Rupert SPCA

The June 23 event is being held in 2 sessions for participants to generate much-needed donations

“I’ll protect you from the bath water little bro,” said one puppy to the other. Prince Rupert SPCA Lock-in for Love fundraiser will help with medical care rehabilitation cost for animals in the shelter and foster care. (Photo: supplied/K-J Millar)
Students from Spectrum Dancer Studio performed their last recital under the banner of the 30 year old school on June 18, at the Lester Centre. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Spectrum Dance Studio’s final curtain

The dance school will close it’s doors on June 30 after 30 years

Students from Spectrum Dancer Studio performed their last recital under the banner of the 30 year old school on June 18, at the Lester Centre. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Brendan Eshom is a name to watch for in Prince Rupert, at 19 he has already been a city basketball champ, website and app developer as well as First Nations language advocate and promoter. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert man receives prestigious 2022 Reconciliation Award from Office of Lieutenant Governor

Award recipient also wins $40,000 scholarship noting efforts with Smalgyax language preservation

Brendan Eshom is a name to watch for in Prince Rupert, at 19 he has already been a city basketball champ, website and app developer as well as First Nations language advocate and promoter. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A Trail man has been charged with sexual interference of a person under 14. (Black Press Media stock photo)

Ex-Prince Rupert sheriff turned Kootenay security company owner charged with sexual assault of a minor

William Trowell, owner of Selkirk Security Systems, was arrested on June 8

A Trail man has been charged with sexual interference of a person under 14. (Black Press Media stock photo)
Prince Rupert Middle School Band hit a crescendo of excitement with a recent trip to Edmonton after costs were assisted by a Moose Lodge donation. Sean Morris of the Moose Lodge presents the cheque to the band. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Middle School band students hit high note with travel experience

The first trip in three years saw Moose Lodge assist with $3,000 donation

Prince Rupert Middle School Band hit a crescendo of excitement with a recent trip to Edmonton after costs were assisted by a Moose Lodge donation. Sean Morris of the Moose Lodge presents the cheque to the band. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Funding to make communities like Prince Rupert more accessible to residents and tourists has been announced by Northern BC Tourism Association. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Accessible tourism will benefit Prince Rupert

BC Northern Tourism receives $150,500 to improve accessibility

Funding to make communities like Prince Rupert more accessible to residents and tourists has been announced by Northern BC Tourism Association. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert will see more than 60,000 estimated cruise ship passengers from now to Sept. 30, announced Prince Rupert Port Authority, on May 6. (Photo: Supplied)

More than 60,000 cruise ship tourists expected in Prince Rupert

The 333 % increase comes from an additional 16 scheduled calls to port

Prince Rupert will see more than 60,000 estimated cruise ship passengers from now to Sept. 30, announced Prince Rupert Port Authority, on May 6. (Photo: Supplied)
Jeff Wilson a Vancouver artist is the latest ‘Artist in Residence’ at the Cassiar Cannery, in Port Edward. The three-week tenure ending May 10 is sponsored by the Prince Rupert Community Arts Council. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Brushstrokes create Cassiar Cannery as work of art

Cassiar underdock features as artistic residency work

Jeff Wilson a Vancouver artist is the latest ‘Artist in Residence’ at the Cassiar Cannery, in Port Edward. The three-week tenure ending May 10 is sponsored by the Prince Rupert Community Arts Council. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert born Devon Slack directs a new music novella production. (Photo: supplied)

Prince Rupert dancer transitions to stunt acting, film directing and balancing motherhood

It was like I had to pretend to be a man in this world. I think we can be women — Devon Slack

Prince Rupert born Devon Slack directs a new music novella production. (Photo: supplied)
A bulldozed Belmont Hotel still smoulders on May 2 more than 15 hours after an initial Prince Rupert Fire Rescue call out to the adjacent building Roses Oriental Food and Gifts. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Aftermath of Belmont Hotel fire in Prince Rupert

13 firefighters, full apparatus and still cooling down hotspots 15 hours after firecall

A bulldozed Belmont Hotel still smoulders on May 2 more than 15 hours after an initial Prince Rupert Fire Rescue call out to the adjacent building Roses Oriental Food and Gifts. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A fire engulfed a downtown business building on May 1 with Prince Rupert Fire Rescue crews attending assisted by RCMP and BC Ambulance services. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Belmont Hotel burns in downtown building fire

Fire started at closed up Rose’s Oriental Food and Gifts, witnesses say

A fire engulfed a downtown business building on May 1 with Prince Rupert Fire Rescue crews attending assisted by RCMP and BC Ambulance services. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Digby Island ferry worker in June 2021 ready’s the vessel for an across the harbour voyage to the airport. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Airport ferry relocation and waterfront improvements are closer at hand

We are now in the position to proceed with construction of this long-awaited project - Richard Pucci

Digby Island ferry worker in June 2021 ready’s the vessel for an across the harbour voyage to the airport. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Spectrum City Dance students received special awards and bursaries at the Terrace Dance Competition, held March 31 to April 3. (Photo: supplied)

Spectrum awarded a colourful array of dance awards

Terrace Dance Competition held from March 31 to April 3

Spectrum City Dance students received special awards and bursaries at the Terrace Dance Competition, held March 31 to April 3. (Photo: supplied)
A light standard was allegedly knocked over by a vehicle being driven erratically at the Port Edward turn-off on April 3. The driver was arrested after fleeing three times from police and will face multiple charges. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Wanted on outstanding warrant, driver flees RCMP three times before arrest

31-year-old male allegedly knocked down lamp post while impaired by double the legal limit

A light standard was allegedly knocked over by a vehicle being driven erratically at the Port Edward turn-off on April 3. The driver was arrested after fleeing three times from police and will face multiple charges. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Sean McGovern has been involved behind the scenes with the Rupert Rampage team since 2011. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Heart of Our City: Sean McGovern

Self-defined “Canuckle Head” believes in service off the ice

  • Apr 2, 2022
Sean McGovern has been involved behind the scenes with the Rupert Rampage team since 2011. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)