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Skiers and snowboarders at Shames Mountain on the last weekend for the 2017-2018 season. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Web Poll: Should B.C. have the same Family Day as the rest of Canada?

B.C. government to move the February holiday from the second week to the third week

  • Apr 18, 2018
Skiers and snowboarders at Shames Mountain on the last weekend for the 2017-2018 season. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Winter tire rules are being extended in 2019 (Pixabay photo)

Web Poll: Is extending the winter tire rule a good idea?

Highway 16 from Prince Rupert and Terrace had the most closures since the 2011-2012 winter season

Winter tire rules are being extended in 2019 (Pixabay photo)
Gas prices continue to rise in B.C. (File photo / Northern View)

Web Poll: Do you plan to reduce your gas consumption

Higher gas prices and B.C.’s increasing carbon tax will cost the drivers more everytime they fill up

  • Mar 29, 2018
Gas prices continue to rise in B.C. (File photo / Northern View)
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North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice with Premier John Horgan after his inauguration at the Government House in Victoria. (Contributed by Allan Swanson)

WEB POLL: Do you plan on sharing your thoughts with Premier John Horgan?

The leader of the B.C. government is visiting Prince Rupert on Monday, March 26

North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice with Premier John Horgan after his inauguration at the Government House in Victoria. (Contributed by Allan Swanson)
Signs in Prince Rupert point to a tsunami evacuation route in low-lying areas. (Ed Evans / the Northern View)

WEB POLL: Did you experience B.C.’s emergency drill on Wednesday?

Tell us how you heard the emergency test on March 21 — or if you didn’t

Signs in Prince Rupert point to a tsunami evacuation route in low-lying areas. (Ed Evans / the Northern View)
Question of the week | March 22

Question of the week | March 22

Will salaried ER shifts at Mills Memorial help attract more doctors? BACKGROUND:…

  • Mar 20, 2018
Question of the week | March 22
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans estimates low returns of sockeye and chinook salmon in the Skeena River for 2018. (Jackie Lieuwen photo)

WEB POLL: Will a sockeye and chinook fishing closure affect you?

Send us your Letter to the Editor on how a possible salmon closure would affect you in 2018

  • Mar 15, 2018
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans estimates low returns of sockeye and chinook salmon in the Skeena River for 2018. (Jackie Lieuwen photo)
Did you shovel your driveway this weekend?

POLL: Did you shovel your driveway this weekend?

Let us know if shoveled this weekend or decided to wait out the bad weather

Did you shovel your driveway this weekend?
On Feb. 21, the Passenger Transportation Board approved Greyhound’s porposal to eliminate nine routes across B.C. on Wednesday. (File photo)

POLL: Do you agree with the approval of Greyhound ending its service from Prince Rupert to Terrace?

Let us know how you feel about Greyhound withdrawing the Prince Rupert to Terrace route

On Feb. 21, the Passenger Transportation Board approved Greyhound’s porposal to eliminate nine routes across B.C. on Wednesday. (File photo)
Rainbow Summit on Feb. 13 at 7:33 a.m. Highway 16 may close in the next six hours, warns Drive BC. (DriveBC webcam)

POLL: Has a Highway 16 closure this winter season caused you to miss a flight?

Let us know how the heavy snowfall between Terrace and Prince Rupert has affected your travel plans

Rainbow Summit on Feb. 13 at 7:33 a.m. Highway 16 may close in the next six hours, warns Drive BC. (DriveBC webcam)
Introducing the Northern View’s new crossword puzzle

Introducing the Northern View’s new crossword puzzle

Try the first Northern Clue crossword and tell us what you think

  • Feb 7, 2018
Introducing the Northern View’s new crossword puzzle
A tsunami warning was issued for the coast of B.C. early Tuesday morning. (Flickr photo)

Web Poll: How did you hear about the Tsunami?

A Tsunami warning was issued after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Alaska

A tsunami warning was issued for the coast of B.C. early Tuesday morning. (Flickr photo)
Administration at Conrad Elementary School issued a notice to students and parents regarding a cougar sighting that was reported to the school early on Jan. 16. Two days later, a second sighting was reported to the RCMP. Neither the RCMP nor the conservation officer was able to find the reported animal on either occasion. (File Photo)`

WEB POLL: How concerned are you about wildlife encroaching on city space?

Both sightings were reported to RCMP, who did not find a the animal in the area

Administration at Conrad Elementary School issued a notice to students and parents regarding a cougar sighting that was reported to the school early on Jan. 16. Two days later, a second sighting was reported to the RCMP. Neither the RCMP nor the conservation officer was able to find the reported animal on either occasion. (File Photo)`
The North Pacific Cannery has applied for UNESCO status in the past. (File photo)

WEB POLL: What North Coast sites do you think should be on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list?

The glass sponge reefs were rencently recommended by the Canadian government as a UNESCO site

  • Jan 12, 2018
The North Pacific Cannery has applied for UNESCO status in the past. (File photo)
A Hawaii Civil Defense Warning Device, which sounds an alert siren during natural disasters, such as tsunamis. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

WEB POLL: Do you think Prince Rupert should have an emergency siren?

Tsunami sirens were used on Lax Kw’alaams, Metlakatla and Hartley Bay on Jan. 23

  • Jan 5, 2018
A Hawaii Civil Defense Warning Device, which sounds an alert siren during natural disasters, such as tsunamis. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
Learning to skate on Oliver Lake last December. (File photo)

WEB POLL: What is your favourite winter activity?

Prince Rupert, do you prefer skiing, skating or curling? Vote here!

Learning to skate on Oliver Lake last December. (File photo)
WEB POLL: Are you satisfied with the quality of service on BC Ferries

WEB POLL: Are you satisfied with the quality of service on BC Ferries

The Board of the North Coast Regional District (NCRD) wrote a letter to BC Ferry about complaints

WEB POLL: Are you satisfied with the quality of service on BC Ferries
In Prince Rupert, 13.1 per cent — 735 people — bike or walk to work. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

WEB POLL: How do you commute to work in Prince Rupert?

Statistics Canada reported Prince Rupert has a high percentage of commuters who bike or walk to work

  • Dec 1, 2017
In Prince Rupert, 13.1 per cent — 735 people — bike or walk to work. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
A crosswalk on Third Avenue West in Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

WEB POLL: Do you feel safe at crosswalks in Prince Rupert?

In 2017, there have been 10 reported incidents where pedestrians have been struck by vehicles

A crosswalk on Third Avenue West in Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Veronica Ryan with Gracelynn and Jaden in the Lax Kw’alaams Head Start float in the 39th Seafest parade. Photo by Shannon Lough

WEB POLL: What should the theme be for Seafest 2018?

Planning for Seafest 2018 has begun and the event’s organizers want to…

Veronica Ryan with Gracelynn and Jaden in the Lax Kw’alaams Head Start float in the 39th Seafest parade. Photo by Shannon Lough