City of Prince Rupert

Tug boats in the Prince Rupert harbour assist the MSC Altair after it broke free of its moorings at Fairview Terminal during inclement weather and became grounded on Nov. 24. (Photo: K-J Millar/The NorthernView)

Prince Rupert Port Authority responds to vessel grounding

When incidents occur, there’s always a learning opportunity - Ken Veldman, PRPA

 

RCMP is asking for public assistance on Nov. 24, in locating Cheryl Ann Miller, who is wanted on outstanding warrants (Black Press Media files)

Prince Rupert RCMP request assistance in locating woman

Cheryl Ann Miller is wanted on outstanding warrants

 

Dwain Harrison controls the audio and video settings during the Art in the Time of COVID Gala at the Lester Centre, on Oct. 23. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert artists draw in the crowd at mini film fest

First in-person event at Lester Centre since pandemic closure focuses on ‘Art in the Time of COVID’

 

Prince Rupert man, Michael Kitchener, 21 years old, was last seen on Oct. 22. running eastbound on Highway 16. On Oct. 26, RCMP is requesting more information from the public. (Photo: Supplied)

RCMP release more details in disappearance of Michael Kitchener, last seen on Hwy 16

RCMP have issued a new photo of Kitchener, updating information as it is supplied

Prince Rupert man, Michael Kitchener, 21 years old, was last seen on Oct. 22. running eastbound on Highway 16. On Oct. 26, RCMP is requesting more information from the public. (Photo: Supplied)
The MSC Auriga is the largest vessel to berth and unload at DP World’s Fairview Container Terminal in Prince Rupert, breaking records on Sept. 21. (Photo: Port of Prince Rupert)

Record-breaking vessel berths in Prince Rupert

MSC Auriga breaks 2017 Fairview Container Terminal records for ETUs

The MSC Auriga is the largest vessel to berth and unload at DP World’s Fairview Container Terminal in Prince Rupert, breaking records on Sept. 21. (Photo: Port of Prince Rupert)
On Sept. 20, a boil water notice was issued and will remain in place until further notice for all Prince Rupert households and businesses. (Black Press: file photo)

Prince Rupert boil water notice in effect for all households and businesses

Disease-causing microorganisms may escape into the water distribution system

On Sept. 20, a boil water notice was issued and will remain in place until further notice for all Prince Rupert households and businesses. (Black Press: file photo)
On Sept. 20, a boil water notice was issued and will remain in place until further notice for all Prince Rupert households and businesses. (Black Press: file photo)

Prince Rupert boil water notice in effect for all households and businesses

Disease-causing microorganisms may escape into the water distribution system

On Sept. 20, a boil water notice was issued and will remain in place until further notice for all Prince Rupert households and businesses. (Black Press: file photo)
Lynn Cociani, Prince Rupert artist, is part of the Fantastic 5point0 collective exhibit in Prince George during September. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of the City: Lynn Cociani, The abstract beauty of flowers and grief

Cociani is preparing for a spring exhibition blending landscape pallets with abstract emotion

Lynn Cociani, Prince Rupert artist, is part of the Fantastic 5point0 collective exhibit in Prince George during September. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Karen Buchanan, executive director of Change Maker’s Education Society on Aug. 24, stands next to youth outreach worker Alysha Haldane and Ryanne Reece, youth development worker, who is excited for the new youth centre project opening in Sept. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Change Makers to open new youth centre in Prince Rupert

K’oomtk to offer developmental programs, resources and a safe space

Karen Buchanan, executive director of Change Maker’s Education Society on Aug. 24, stands next to youth outreach worker Alysha Haldane and Ryanne Reece, youth development worker, who is excited for the new youth centre project opening in Sept. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert United player, Vern Barker, fights for possession with Smithers Gunners player, Michael Bernard, during the final of the Prince Rupert United Invitational tournament on Aug. 22, 2021. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert United player, Vern Barker, fights for possession with Smithers Gunners player, Michael Bernard, during the final of the Prince Rupert United Invitational tournament on Aug. 22, 2021. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Avery Ryan, a barista at Cowpuccino’s Coffee House, works the espresso machine on Aug. 23 and said proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter establishments may become as common as mask wearing. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert restaurants face new COVID-19 challenge

Ministry of Health mandates COVID-19 proof to enter social spaces

Avery Ryan, a barista at Cowpuccino’s Coffee House, works the espresso machine on Aug. 23 and said proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter establishments may become as common as mask wearing. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Paul Lagace tenant advocate with Prince Rupert Unemployment Action Centre stands beside a rezoning sign on 11th Ave. The proposed building of a 70 unit affordable housing complex has drawn opposition from some local residents. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Contentious housing development rezoning application up for public hearing

Local property developers and housing advocates call for support at Aug 23. public hearing

Paul Lagace tenant advocate with Prince Rupert Unemployment Action Centre stands beside a rezoning sign on 11th Ave. The proposed building of a 70 unit affordable housing complex has drawn opposition from some local residents. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Mapping shows the development area of a potential new city center with possible housing, commercial space, and a pedestrian mall. The proposal, a partnership between Northern Savings Credit Union and the City of Prince Rupert was announced July 20. (Image supplied)

Housing, pedestrian mall, and commercial development for downtown announced

A memorandum of understanding has been signed by Northern Savings and City of Prince Rupert

Mapping shows the development area of a potential new city center with possible housing, commercial space, and a pedestrian mall. The proposal, a partnership between Northern Savings Credit Union and the City of Prince Rupert was announced July 20. (Image supplied)
Foster homes are urgently needed in Prince Rupert as the local SPCA is over capacity due to effects from wildfires and animal victims needing assistance across the province. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Animal victims in wildfires affecting Prince Rupert SPCA

Local shelter is over capacity and pleads for community assistance

Foster homes are urgently needed in Prince Rupert as the local SPCA is over capacity due to effects from wildfires and animal victims needing assistance across the province. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Members of Charles Hays Secondary School Interact Club have accomplished their fundraising goal to purchase Seabins which arrived on July 15 to clean the local harbour waters. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Clean green garbage machines eat trash from local waters

C.H.S.S Interact club sees fruition of fundraising efforts with arrival of seabins

Members of Charles Hays Secondary School Interact Club have accomplished their fundraising goal to purchase Seabins which arrived on July 15 to clean the local harbour waters. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Pinnacle Renewable Energy, part of Drax Group, has donated $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist victims of the more than 300 wildfires currently burning in the province. (Photo: Supplied Canadian Red Cross BC/Yukon Region)

Pinnacle Renewable Energy donates $50,000 toward wildfire efforts

The Drax Group donation will be matched dollar for dollar by Feds and Province

Pinnacle Renewable Energy, part of Drax Group, has donated $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist victims of the more than 300 wildfires currently burning in the province. (Photo: Supplied Canadian Red Cross BC/Yukon Region)
Colleen McLaren sings from her heart on July 9 as one of the Prince Rupert artists chosen to be featured in a video series spotlighting arts in the city, for BC Culture days as part of a nationwide appreciation of art and culture. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert is chosen for BC Culture Days showcase with 18 local artists spotlighted

BC Culture Days are part of one of Canada’s largest art and culture celebrations across the nation

Colleen McLaren sings from her heart on July 9 as one of the Prince Rupert artists chosen to be featured in a video series spotlighting arts in the city, for BC Culture days as part of a nationwide appreciation of art and culture. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
School District 52 has a new Board of Trustees chair as July 12. Kate Toye was voted in as chair, and Janet Beal was voted in as vice-chair, after James Horne resigned from the position of chair. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View) 
School District 52 has a new Board of Trustee chair as of July 12. Kate Toye was voted in as chair, and Janet Beal was voted in as vice-chair, after James Horne resigned from the position of chair. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

SD 52 Board trustees chastized by city resident for “disgraceful behaviour”

New SD 52 Board of Trustee chair elected after James Horne resigns

School District 52 has a new Board of Trustees chair as July 12. Kate Toye was voted in as chair, and Janet Beal was voted in as vice-chair, after James Horne resigned from the position of chair. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View) 
School District 52 has a new Board of Trustee chair as of July 12. Kate Toye was voted in as chair, and Janet Beal was voted in as vice-chair, after James Horne resigned from the position of chair. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern BC has a new programming partnership with SD 52. Mentoring will occur during school hours at the mentors and child convenience for one hour a week starting in Sept. (Photo: Supplied)

Big Brother Big Sisters extend their arms to embrace Prince Rupert

BBBSNBC will have SD 52 program available in Sept. if enough mentors can be found

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern BC has a new programming partnership with SD 52. Mentoring will occur during school hours at the mentors and child convenience for one hour a week starting in Sept. (Photo: Supplied)
Trinity Men’s Recovery House in Prince Rupert will receive $900,000 for publicly funded beds announced MLA Jennifer Rice on Feb. 9, 2021. Luke Dufour completes intakes and support work with residents at 333 Trinity House on July 11, 2020. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

B.C. Maritime Employers Assoc. assists recovery at Trinity House

Donation to Trinity Men’s Recovery House assists with transition aftercare

Trinity Men’s Recovery House in Prince Rupert will receive $900,000 for publicly funded beds announced MLA Jennifer Rice on Feb. 9, 2021. Luke Dufour completes intakes and support work with residents at 333 Trinity House on July 11, 2020. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)