District of Port Edward

Two abandoned vessels became unmoored overnight on Sept. 8 in Port Edward and will need an estimated $2 million to $4 million in remediation costs, Mayor Knut Bjorndal said. (Photo: The Northern View)

Abandoned barge ‘Scotch Cap’ in Port Edward to be deconstructed

Vessel ‘The Fair Wind’ is to remain, with a fate unknown

 

The derelict barge, Scotch Cap, which went adrift on Sept. 8 in Port Edward, was moved up the beach by the Canadian Coast Guard and Prince Rupert Port Authority to make it more secure on Sept. 13. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

PRPA voice frustration over lack of govt. assistance with abandoned vessels

Derelict vessels adrift in Port Edward now temporarily secured

 

Port Edward council chambers were full to the brim over a public dispute surrounding a potential decision to rezone the property near the Kinnikinnick Campground and RV Park from residential to commercial use. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

LETTER: Closed door is best deterrent in Port Edward

Re: Council decision Nov. 26 to reject rezoning of adjacent properties to Kinnikinnick campground

  • Dec 13, 2019

 

Cabin built by Clint Thompson in Fauct, Alta. Thompson planned to build eight similar cabins in the District of Port Edward to expand the campground. (photo Debbie Colter)

Port Edward council sides with residents over contentious rezoning bylaw

Councillors say they barely know the owner and there will be little tax benefit to the community

Cabin built by Clint Thompson in Fauct, Alta. Thompson planned to build eight similar cabins in the District of Port Edward to expand the campground. (photo Debbie Colter)
Port Edward council chambers were full to the brim over a public dispute surrounding a potential decision to rezone the property near the Kinnikinnick Campground and RV Park from residential to commercial use. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Port Ed council chambers full over campground dispute

Port Edward council puts decision to fund Lester Centre on hold

Port Edward council chambers were full to the brim over a public dispute surrounding a potential decision to rezone the property near the Kinnikinnick Campground and RV Park from residential to commercial use. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
In Feb. 2019 police and fire crews attended the scene of an ambulance crash along Hwy 16, to assist the vehicle’s passengers. (The Northern View file photo)
In Feb. 2019 police and fire crews attended the scene of an ambulance crash along Hwy 16, to assist the vehicle’s passengers. (The Northern View file photo)
Wildwood Ave. is set for some much needed repairs in the coming months.

Council Briefs: District of Port Edward

Muskeg, crime, road repair and more all on the agenda

Wildwood Ave. is set for some much needed repairs in the coming months.
In the summer I wrote a letter to the Park service, with a copy to The Northern View , about wheelchair access at Diana lake. I am pleased to report that the Park service has done work on this so that anyone with a disability permit can drive up to the area where the wheelchair bathrooms are. Wheelchair users can use Diana lake!                                Super exciting! I can’t wait for the summer weather next year.                                Emma Kivisild

Update from Kivisild: A letter went a long way for users of Diana Lake

Emma Kivisild can enjoy some fun in the sun, accessibly, next summer

  • Oct 8, 2019
In the summer I wrote a letter to the Park service, with a copy to The Northern View , about wheelchair access at Diana lake. I am pleased to report that the Park service has done work on this so that anyone with a disability permit can drive up to the area where the wheelchair bathrooms are. Wheelchair users can use Diana lake!                                Super exciting! I can’t wait for the summer weather next year.                                Emma Kivisild
District of Port Edward councillors James Brown, Murray Kristoff, Christine Mackenzie and Dan Franzen (back row) and mayor Knut Bjorndal (front) held their first regular meeting on Nov. 13. (Photo submitted by Polly Pereira)

Mayor Bjorndal says rural grant program suspension was “right thing to do”

B.C. Premier John Horgan says mill closures are an urgent priority

District of Port Edward councillors James Brown, Murray Kristoff, Christine Mackenzie and Dan Franzen (back row) and mayor Knut Bjorndal (front) held their first regular meeting on Nov. 13. (Photo submitted by Polly Pereira)
Sharanjit Singh and his son Sahibjot taking part in their first Toy Run upon Sharanjit’s custom Harley-Davidson Fat Boy. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

STORY, PHOTOS & VIDEO: Harley Riders haul in donations during annual Toy Run

Bikers from around the Northwest converged on Prince Rupert in support of the Salvation Army

Sharanjit Singh and his son Sahibjot taking part in their first Toy Run upon Sharanjit’s custom Harley-Davidson Fat Boy. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Bus schedule change in effect for Prince Rupert and Port Edward

Bus schedule change in effect for Prince Rupert and Port Edward

Route 60 is stopping service to North Pacific Cannery until the summer

Bus schedule change in effect for Prince Rupert and Port Edward
Spencer Hodam ran the 10k with a time of 48:13 in The Northern View Cannery Road Race 2019. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

The Northern View Cannery Road Race: Photos and video

The Northern View’s 2019 Cannery Road Race draws hundreds of runners from Prince Rupert to Terrace

Spencer Hodam ran the 10k with a time of 48:13 in The Northern View Cannery Road Race 2019. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert’s Rhonda Stoik gets some encouragement from some of her biggest fans as she finishes off her half-marathon at the Northern View Cannery Road Race. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Rupert sees its runners bolt to top times at The Northern View Cannery Road Race

Richard Elkington wins half-marathon, while Katie Beach takes top mark in women’s 5K

Prince Rupert’s Rhonda Stoik gets some encouragement from some of her biggest fans as she finishes off her half-marathon at the Northern View Cannery Road Race. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
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The Rushbrook Trail has become one of the signature trails in Prince Rupert, and is a pivotal piece in the goal to connect the city’s trails. (Matthew Allen photo)

NCRD in brief: Upcoming Strategic Plan the priority at Committee of the Whole meeting

Erosion prevention, trail development and All Native Basketball Tournament among the agenda items

The Rushbrook Trail has become one of the signature trails in Prince Rupert, and is a pivotal piece in the goal to connect the city’s trails. (Matthew Allen photo)
Some of the more than 30 feral cats who are in need of a new rural property to call home. (Barbara Gosselin/Facebook)                                Some of the more than 30 feral cats who are in need of a new rural property to call home. (Barbara Gosselin/Facebook)

Port Edward councillors say feral cats should be put down, no help from district to spay and neuter

Council: Funding for The Northern View Cannery Road Race, UBCM resolutions, float station a go

Some of the more than 30 feral cats who are in need of a new rural property to call home. (Barbara Gosselin/Facebook)                                Some of the more than 30 feral cats who are in need of a new rural property to call home. (Barbara Gosselin/Facebook)
Fauna Giesbrecht, 3, enjoying the rope ladder, which she said is her favourite part of the newly restored Anne Neufeld “Granny Annie” park in Port Edward. (. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Port Edward and Prince Rupert Port Authority offically unveil the tot-ally new “Granny Annie” park

The Anne Neufeld Tot Park underwent a $150,000 restoration project this year

Fauna Giesbrecht, 3, enjoying the rope ladder, which she said is her favourite part of the newly restored Anne Neufeld “Granny Annie” park in Port Edward. (. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Jason Giesbrecht, Port Edward Fire Chief, was recognized for his “exemplary service and distinction” at their council meeting on Tuesday, June 26, 2019. Left to right: Councillors Dan Franzen and Murray Kristoff, Mayor Knut Bjnordal, Jason Giesbrecht, and councillors James Brown and Christine Mackenzie. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Port Edward council: Fire chief receives honour, city still $1 million in debt for school

Port Edward reviews 2018 Statement of Financial Information (SOFI), fire department at capacity

Jason Giesbrecht, Port Edward Fire Chief, was recognized for his “exemplary service and distinction” at their council meeting on Tuesday, June 26, 2019. Left to right: Councillors Dan Franzen and Murray Kristoff, Mayor Knut Bjnordal, Jason Giesbrecht, and councillors James Brown and Christine Mackenzie. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Fred Oddson photo                                Smoke from the Ridley Island control burn on June 22-27, 2017.                                Smoke from the controlled Ridley Island burn June 22-27, 2017. (Fred Oddson photo)

Storey’s Excavating takes stand at Ridley Island burn trial, did not review provincial open burn policy

Prince Rupert Port Authority faces four environmental charges for 2017 Ridley Island fire

Fred Oddson photo                                Smoke from the Ridley Island control burn on June 22-27, 2017.                                Smoke from the controlled Ridley Island burn June 22-27, 2017. (Fred Oddson photo)
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Port Edward council updates on wolf attacks and work camp lease extended

Mayor Knut Bjorndal raises concern, at June 11 council, over dumping in slough

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