City of Prince Rupert

Ben Spencer has overcome the challenges of having a tenth-grade education and imparts the importance of education by teaching Sm’alygax to students. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of our city: Ben Spencer

Teacher of traditional language and Sm’alygax fluency

 

I want to fly higher. Eva Moore and her brother Leroy Moore are treated to some high pushes from Simon Temple while swinging at Moose Tot Park on April 15. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Photo Gallery: Prince Rupert tots enjoy fun in the sun

Warmer weather is attracting kids of all ages to play outside

 

The Cancer Care Unit at Prince Rupert Regional Hospital, April 14, will benefit from a $100,000 donation from Prince Rupert Port Authority towards renovations. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Port Authority donates $100,000 to hospital renovations

Cancer Care Unit at PRRH to undergo upgradesat PRRH to undergo upgrades

 

Prince Rupert couple Alvin Tait and Loni Martin have postponed their wedding two times due to COVID-19 affecting the marriage rates in Prince Rupert. (Photo: supplied/L.Martin)

No marriages in Prince Rupert in 2021 so far

Weddings down 23.9% in P.R. since COVID-19 with B.C. wedding industry loss at $158 million

Prince Rupert couple Alvin Tait and Loni Martin have postponed their wedding two times due to COVID-19 affecting the marriage rates in Prince Rupert. (Photo: supplied/L.Martin)
Audrey Dundas and her two-year-old son Jake toddle up Third Ave on April 1st, laughing in the face of Mother Nature’s April fools hail that was on and off during the day. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Easter Bunny may need an umbrella

Prince Rupert weather forecasted by Environment Canada for long weekend

Audrey Dundas and her two-year-old son Jake toddle up Third Ave on April 1st, laughing in the face of Mother Nature’s April fools hail that was on and off during the day. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Alex Campbell First Nations Elder and Knowledge Holder from Lax Kw’alaams is the first senior citizen to receive a COVID-19 vaccination at the community clinic in Prince Rupert on March 14. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

COVID vaccine ‘not 100%,’ Dr. Henry warns communities getting first dose all at once

People in communities like Prince Rupert are being vaccinated all at the same time

Alex Campbell First Nations Elder and Knowledge Holder from Lax Kw’alaams is the first senior citizen to receive a COVID-19 vaccination at the community clinic in Prince Rupert on March 14. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Alex Campbell, Velna Nelson, Beatrice Robinson and Ellen Mason take part in the Sm’algyax Word App and website launched by School District 52 on March 1. (Photo: Supplied by Roberta Edzera)

Prince Rupert SD 52 launches new Sm’algyax word app and website

Database for new language resources stems back more than 30 years

Alex Campbell, Velna Nelson, Beatrice Robinson and Ellen Mason take part in the Sm’algyax Word App and website launched by School District 52 on March 1. (Photo: Supplied by Roberta Edzera)
Conrad Elementary School in Prince Rupert was one of four schools in School District 52 on Feb. 8 to receive potential exposure notices to a lab-confirmed case of COVID-19. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

4 schools in one-hour receive potential COVID-19 exposure notices

Prince Rupert Schools remain open including Pineridge, Conrad, PRMS and Port Edward Community School

Conrad Elementary School in Prince Rupert was one of four schools in School District 52 on Feb. 8 to receive potential exposure notices to a lab-confirmed case of COVID-19. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Delegates at the 2019 BC Labour Council conference held in Prince Rupert were the first to try out the new interactive historical labour tour walk around the city. (Photo courtesy of Bailey Garden, BC Labour Heritage Center)

Tour recognizes Prince Rupert’s rich labour history

Epic story of the Battle of Kelly’s Cut put Rupert on the labour radar

Delegates at the 2019 BC Labour Council conference held in Prince Rupert were the first to try out the new interactive historical labour tour walk around the city. (Photo courtesy of Bailey Garden, BC Labour Heritage Center)
FILE - Haida Nation members and supporters assembled at the BC Ferries terminal in Prince Rupert on Thursday, April 30, 2020, to tell ferry passengers that “Haida Gwaii is closed” to non-essential travellers until COVID-19 passes. On May 7, 2020, the North Coast Regional District announced a bylaw enforcement officer would also start attending the Prince Rupert terminal to interact with the public and distribute informational materials before all scheduled sailings to Skidegate. (K-J Millar/The Northern View file)

Bylaw officer observing ‘low’ BC Ferries traffic between Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii

NCRD officer observing low vehicle numbers; only residents, essential workers on board since May 3

FILE - Haida Nation members and supporters assembled at the BC Ferries terminal in Prince Rupert on Thursday, April 30, 2020, to tell ferry passengers that “Haida Gwaii is closed” to non-essential travellers until COVID-19 passes. On May 7, 2020, the North Coast Regional District announced a bylaw enforcement officer would also start attending the Prince Rupert terminal to interact with the public and distribute informational materials before all scheduled sailings to Skidegate. (K-J Millar/The Northern View file)
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Discover Prince Rupert, BC

Explore this gateway to wilderness adventures

  • May 8, 2020
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The Museum of Northern British Columbia overlooks the majestic Prince Rupert Harbour and celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the area. (K-J Millar/Black Press Media file photo)

This museum is a must-see for anyone visiting the North Coast

Stunning views of Prince Rupert Harbour combined with rich cultural displays

The Museum of Northern British Columbia overlooks the majestic Prince Rupert Harbour and celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the area. (K-J Millar/Black Press Media file photo)
‘She had the most amazing heart’: Haida carver raising money for mother’s memorial pole

‘She had the most amazing heart’: Haida carver raising money for mother’s memorial pole

Lyle Campbell and crew raising money for red cedar pole that will honour memory of Alice Campbell

‘She had the most amazing heart’: Haida carver raising money for mother’s memorial pole
Prince Rupert sustainable seafood showcased in Vancouver culinary competition

Prince Rupert sustainable seafood showcased in Vancouver culinary competition

Fukasaku and Smithers Brewing team up for Chowder Chowdown

  • Mar 4, 2020
Prince Rupert sustainable seafood showcased in Vancouver culinary competition
Proposed 2020 Prince Rupert operations budget was announced at the city council meeting on Feb. 25 and will see the largest investment into road infrastructure in recent history, Lee Brain, mayor said. (Photo by: Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Budget is dam good!

Proposed 2020 budget include no tax increase and road repaving

  • Feb 25, 2020
Proposed 2020 Prince Rupert operations budget was announced at the city council meeting on Feb. 25 and will see the largest investment into road infrastructure in recent history, Lee Brain, mayor said. (Photo by: Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce is set to interview 250 local buisness owners about challenges and future opportunities. (Photo: Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Chamber of Commerce to interview local business owners

Over 250 Prince Rupert area businesses to be surveyed

  • Feb 19, 2020
The Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce is set to interview 250 local buisness owners about challenges and future opportunities. (Photo: Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Canfisco in Prince Rupert may be the new home for the Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)

City to lease space at Canfisco site, PRGA top of list

The Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association has plans to expand their facilities

Canfisco in Prince Rupert may be the new home for the Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)
The Alaska Marine Highway’s ferry Matanuska will sail to Prince Rupert 4 times per month. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)

Prince Rupert makes the cut in draft Alaska Marine Highway System schedule

Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities releases proposed AMHS schedule

The Alaska Marine Highway’s ferry Matanuska will sail to Prince Rupert 4 times per month. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)
City of Prince Rupert reminds business owners to clear the snow and ice from their frontages - even the local media is not exempt. Melissa Boutilier of the Northern View clears snow near the media office on Fraser Street. (K-J Millar / The Northern View)

Cold snaps all weather records in Prince Rupert

Coldest day of the Year? No. Coldest Day of the decade? No. Coldest day of the century? Maybe…

  • Jan 17, 2020
City of Prince Rupert reminds business owners to clear the snow and ice from their frontages - even the local media is not exempt. Melissa Boutilier of the Northern View clears snow near the media office on Fraser Street. (K-J Millar / The Northern View)
Northern View file photo                                Tamara Gladstone and Elisha Brown are introduced to puppets Kamilla and Magrau by Kelli Haines during the 27th Annual Children’s Fest in the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre. Bev Killbery said she foresees Special Events remaining at the Civic Centre for a maximum of two years, but right now their main focus is getting through Children’s Fest and their Annual General Meeting taking place in March.

Prince Rupert Special Events Society has a temporary home

The Special Events Society is still hoping to find new headquarters in…

Northern View file photo                                Tamara Gladstone and Elisha Brown are introduced to puppets Kamilla and Magrau by Kelli Haines during the 27th Annual Children’s Fest in the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre. Bev Killbery said she foresees Special Events remaining at the Civic Centre for a maximum of two years, but right now their main focus is getting through Children’s Fest and their Annual General Meeting taking place in March.