Prince Rupert RCMP

A police standoff lasting approximately nine hours in Prince Rupert on July 18, resulted in a 47-year-old man being taken into custody. The man now faces five criminal charges. (Kelly Little / The Northern View)

Suspect responsible for police standoff faces five criminal charges

The 47-year-old male had his first court appearance in Prince Rupert and remains in custody

A police standoff lasting approximately nine hours in Prince Rupert on July 18, resulted in a 47-year-old man being taken into custody. The man now faces five criminal charges. (Kelly Little / The Northern View)
A heavily armed tactical team moves in on the suspect in a home in the 200 block of Fifth Avenue West. (Robb Rydde photo)

47-year-old man arrested after nine-hour police standoff

Prince Rupert RCMP used specialized tactics to apprehend the man wanted for assault with a weapon

A heavily armed tactical team moves in on the suspect in a home in the 200 block of Fifth Avenue West. (Robb Rydde photo)
A body was found along the rocky shores in Port Edward on July 2. (The Northern View photo)

Body found on Port Edward shoreline

RCMP and B.C. Coroners Service investigate the death of a male discovered at Inverness Passage

A body was found along the rocky shores in Port Edward on July 2. (The Northern View photo)
Robert Campbell walks along Highway 16 from Prince Rupert on May 17 as a part of the Hope in the Darkness walk. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Hope in the Darkness departs from Prince Rupert

The second leg of the 3,000 kilometre journey departed along Highway 16 on May 17

Robert Campbell walks along Highway 16 from Prince Rupert on May 17 as a part of the Hope in the Darkness walk. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
The Gitga’at Guardian ran around in Klewnuggit Inlet on Sunday, May 6, at approximately 4:15 p.m. (Google Maps photo)

Gitga’at Guardian runs aground

Gitga’at Emergency Response team manager says the matter is under an internal investigation

The Gitga’at Guardian ran around in Klewnuggit Inlet on Sunday, May 6, at approximately 4:15 p.m. (Google Maps photo)
City to begin jail cell upgrades by mid-May

City to begin jail cell upgrades by mid-May

Cost of the Prince Rupert cell project to cost more than $456,800

City to begin jail cell upgrades by mid-May
The cells within the 40-year-old Prince Rupert RCMP building are expected to be renovated this year to meet national standards. (Pixabay photo)

City struggles to meet RCMP demands to improve facilities

Prince Rupert’s cells being retrofitted while process continues for new $30M RCMP building

The cells within the 40-year-old Prince Rupert RCMP building are expected to be renovated this year to meet national standards. (Pixabay photo)
House fire on Sloan Avenue claimed the life of a 77-year-old woman on Monday afternoon. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)

Police say no foul play in house fire that claimed the life of a 77-year-old woman

A tragic death such as this affects the entire community, said Prince Rupert RCMP

House fire on Sloan Avenue claimed the life of a 77-year-old woman on Monday afternoon. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)
Fire crews battle fire on Sloan Avenue

Fire crews battle fire on Sloan Avenue

Body removed from smoking house in Prince Rupert where emergency teams are currently on the scene

Fire crews battle fire on Sloan Avenue
Search and Rescue crews from Prince Rupert and Terrace search for David Kim, who was last seen leaving Shames Mountain at approximately 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Search continues for David Kim, five days later

Prince Rupert RCMP, Terrace Search and Rescue teams continue to look for Kim along the Skeena River

Search and Rescue crews from Prince Rupert and Terrace search for David Kim, who was last seen leaving Shames Mountain at approximately 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Search and Rescue crews from Prince Rupert and Terrace search for David Kim, who was last seen leaving Shames Mountain at approximately 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Missing man last seen leaving Shames ski hill

RCMP, Search and Rescue teams look for David Kim between Prince Rupert and Terrace

Search and Rescue crews from Prince Rupert and Terrace search for David Kim, who was last seen leaving Shames Mountain at approximately 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
A photo from March 25, 2017, after a pedestrian was struck by an on-duty RCMP officer at a crosswalk on Second Avenue West. (File photo)

Prince Rupert officer charged after pedestrian struck at crosswalk

A man suffered a broken leg and head lacerations after being struck by the police vehicle in 2017

A photo from March 25, 2017, after a pedestrian was struck by an on-duty RCMP officer at a crosswalk on Second Avenue West. (File photo)
VIDEO: Police faceoff against fire crews for KidSport in Prince Rupert

VIDEO: Police faceoff against fire crews for KidSport in Prince Rupert

Tenth annual Guns and Hoses charity hockey game raised funds for B.C. youth sports program

VIDEO: Police faceoff against fire crews for KidSport in Prince Rupert
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near the movie theatre on Second Avenue. (Ryan Woods photo)

Pedestrian struck outside movie theatre

The second pedestrian of 2018 was hit with a vehicle along Second Avenue West

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near the movie theatre on Second Avenue. (Ryan Woods photo)
The Northern View staff display their Safe Place sticker. (Meaghan Proteau / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert introduces RCMP-led LGBTQ Safe Place program

A couple dozen businesses in Prince Rupert have signed up for the program that protects LGBTQ people

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The Northern View staff display their Safe Place sticker. (Meaghan Proteau / The Northern View)
A marijuana grow-op was discovered at Sixth Avenue East and West in May 2017. (File photo)

Warrant for two Rupertites sought in drug lab case

Lloyd Roy and Sabrina Micholuk are charged with production and possession of a controlled substance

A marijuana grow-op was discovered at Sixth Avenue East and West in May 2017. (File photo)
The Independent Investigations Office is not recommending charges for a Prince Rupert RCMP officer after an incident in June 2016 left a man with a broken arm. (File photo)

IIO decides that Prince Rupert officer did not use excessive force in arrest of drunk man

IIO found that the RCMP officer unintentionally broke a man’s arm while taking him into custody

The Independent Investigations Office is not recommending charges for a Prince Rupert RCMP officer after an incident in June 2016 left a man with a broken arm. (File photo)
Emergency crews attend the scene where a woman was struck by a vehicle at the crosswalk on Second Avenue West. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

UPDATE: Pedestrian hit at crosswalk released from hospital

A 49-year-old man was struck by a vehicle on Second Avenue West on Friday night

Emergency crews attend the scene where a woman was struck by a vehicle at the crosswalk on Second Avenue West. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Tent city outside Prince Rupert city hall. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Tent city outside Prince Rupert city hall. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Emergency crews were on the scene on Sunday, Nov. 5, when a single vehicle rolled over on Highway 16 near the SPCA turnoff due to icy conditions. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Icy conditions cause vehicle to roll over on Highway 16

Prince Rupert RCMP reports from Oct. 30 - Nov. 5

Emergency crews were on the scene on Sunday, Nov. 5, when a single vehicle rolled over on Highway 16 near the SPCA turnoff due to icy conditions. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)