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Prince Rupert RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Jessie Wyant Millwater. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Jessie Wyant Millwater. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Brendan Eshom is a name to watch for in Prince Rupert, at 19 he has already been a city basketball champ, website and app developer as well as First Nations language advocate and promoter. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert man receives prestigious 2022 Reconciliation Award from Office of Lieutenant Governor

Award recipient also wins $40,000 scholarship noting efforts with Smalgyax language preservation

Brendan Eshom is a name to watch for in Prince Rupert, at 19 he has already been a city basketball champ, website and app developer as well as First Nations language advocate and promoter. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Fire Rescue Department battles a blaze on May 1, that spread from the previous Rose’s Oriental Food and Gifts and destroyed the Belmont Hotel. The fire has been suspicious and is under criminal investigation for arson.

Arson investigation opened by Prince Rupert RCMP

Downtown fire that destroyed Belmont Hotel deemed ‘suspicious’

Prince Rupert Fire Rescue Department battles a blaze on May 1, that spread from the previous Rose’s Oriental Food and Gifts and destroyed the Belmont Hotel. The fire has been suspicious and is under criminal investigation for arson.
Clippings and remnants of an alleged cannabis grow operation after a fire in downtown Prince Rupert on May 1. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Cannabis law loopholes create challenges for Prince Rupert

Bachrach says “inordinate” amounts of cannabis being prescribed allow commercial-sized production

Clippings and remnants of an alleged cannabis grow operation after a fire in downtown Prince Rupert on May 1. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rotary youth division, Rainmakers Interact Club, to fundraise and help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Hoo is this bird? Prince Rupert amputee owl needs a name

Rotary Interact Club and Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Shelter host naming contest

An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rotary youth division, Rainmakers Interact Club, to fundraise and help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Claudia Pavon and her daughter Malvina Pavon of Clover Field’s Apiaries share their sweet talents of honey-making and beekeeping as vendors at the 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert on April 6. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Queen bee of the north makes sweet honey for ANBT

The Clover Fields Apiary farm is a hive of family activity

Claudia Pavon and her daughter Malvina Pavon of Clover Field’s Apiaries share their sweet talents of honey-making and beekeeping as vendors at the 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert on April 6. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament bounced back on April 3, with the Haida Nation leading the opening ceremonies. Parnticipants were encouraged to donate to the town of Lytton, by placing donations on a flag in the center of the gym. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

62nd ANBT returns with a packed house

The Haida Nation led the ceremonial entrance to open the games

The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament bounced back on April 3, with the Haida Nation leading the opening ceremonies. Parnticipants were encouraged to donate to the town of Lytton, by placing donations on a flag in the center of the gym. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Iryna Levkovytska, a Prince Rupert Nurse flew to Poland to assist her family in Ukraine on March 7, is pictured in an older photo with her sister Kateryna Tiurina. A FreeFunder campaign has been established for medical and safety supplies and to assist with bringing her family to Canada. (Photo: supplied)

To Ukraine with heart – funding campaign for Prince Rupert couple headed to warzone

“Help Save My Family” funding campaign for medical and safety supplies

Iryna Levkovytska, a Prince Rupert Nurse flew to Poland to assist her family in Ukraine on March 7, is pictured in an older photo with her sister Kateryna Tiurina. A FreeFunder campaign has been established for medical and safety supplies and to assist with bringing her family to Canada. (Photo: supplied)
Prince Rupert resident, Anatolii Levkovytskyi, points to his home city in Ukraine on March 4, which has been destroyed by bombing and missile attacks where his brother is fighting on the front lines. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert couple flying to Ukraine to save family amid Russian invasion

A child survivor in Chornobyl, nuclear fears are real for Anatolii Levkovytskyi

Prince Rupert resident, Anatolii Levkovytskyi, points to his home city in Ukraine on March 4, which has been destroyed by bombing and missile attacks where his brother is fighting on the front lines. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Three rabbits were allegedly killed and dissected in a classroom on Jan. 28, in front of school students aged 9 to 12 years old, said People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. This photographed rabbit is not one in the incident. (Andrea Rondeau/Citizen)

Rabbits allegedly killed and dissected in front of Haida Gwaii elementary school children

Lesson was cruel and traumatizing to young students, said animal rights group

Three rabbits were allegedly killed and dissected in a classroom on Jan. 28, in front of school students aged 9 to 12 years old, said People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. This photographed rabbit is not one in the incident. (Andrea Rondeau/Citizen)
Mayor Lee Brain announced on Jan 10, his intention not to seek election in the 2022 municipal elections. In this 2018 photo he says #newspapersmatter because they keep the community updated on council matters, hold politicians to account by asking the tough questions and gather the opinion of the community. (The Northern View file photo)
Mayor Lee Brain announced on Jan 10, his intention not to seek election in the 2022 municipal elections. In this 2018 photo he says #newspapersmatter because they keep the community updated on council matters, hold politicians to account by asking the tough questions and gather the opinion of the community. (The Northern View file photo)

Prince Rupert Mayor not seeking re-election in 2022

Brain was the youngest Prince Rupert mayor when he took office 2014

Mayor Lee Brain announced on Jan 10, his intention not to seek election in the 2022 municipal elections. In this 2018 photo he says #newspapersmatter because they keep the community updated on council matters, hold politicians to account by asking the tough questions and gather the opinion of the community. (The Northern View file photo)
Mayor Lee Brain announced on Jan 10, his intention not to seek election in the 2022 municipal elections. In this 2018 photo he says #newspapersmatter because they keep the community updated on council matters, hold politicians to account by asking the tough questions and gather the opinion of the community. (The Northern View file photo)
Northern Health Authority has issued revised public health orders on Dec. 9, permitting in-person worship services for vaccinated people up to 50 per cent capacity inside the venue. (Black Press Media file photo)

New public health order permits in-person worship in northern B.C.

Northern Health issues revised events and gatherings orders

Northern Health Authority has issued revised public health orders on Dec. 9, permitting in-person worship services for vaccinated people up to 50 per cent capacity inside the venue. (Black Press Media file photo)
Tom Kertes organizer of ReopenWorship.org will hold a small worship gathering in his private residence on Dec. 12 with COVID-19 restrictions in place. (Photo Supplied)

Prince Rupert group protests COVID-19 worship service ban

ReopenWorship.org encourages private gatherings

Tom Kertes organizer of ReopenWorship.org will hold a small worship gathering in his private residence on Dec. 12 with COVID-19 restrictions in place. (Photo Supplied)
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)

Cargo vessel runs aground in Prince Rupert Harbour

Canadian Coast Guard received no reports of containers lost overboard

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)
A casting call has been announced in Prince Rupert and the region for the first feature movie to be filmed in the city. Cameras will roll in March 2022. (Image: supplied)

Casting call is amplified across Prince Rupert and region

Hollywood north moves to coastal city for filming gothic fantasy

A casting call has been announced in Prince Rupert and the region for the first feature movie to be filmed in the city. Cameras will roll in March 2022. (Image: supplied)
The tugboat, Cadal, a Wainwright Marine Service operated vessel, crashed onto the beach of Rix Island in the Gardner Canal on Nov. 2, leaving a crew member with minor injuries. (Photo: Wainwright Marine)

Prince Rupert tugboat crash in Gardner Canal injures crew member

‘Cadal’ collided with the shore and barge 9 months after ‘Ingenika’ sank on same route

The tugboat, Cadal, a Wainwright Marine Service operated vessel, crashed onto the beach of Rix Island in the Gardner Canal on Nov. 2, leaving a crew member with minor injuries. (Photo: Wainwright Marine)
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)
Wanting to stop mining and mineral claims on Banks Island, elected chief councillor of the Gitxaała Nation, Linda Innes made the announcement on Oct. 26, the First Nation filed a legal challenge against the B.C. government on Oct. 25. (Photo: screenshot)

Gitxaała Nation launches mineral rights legal challenge against B.C. government

The First Nation said the first-of-its-kind challenge leads to the root of the Mineral Tenure Act

Wanting to stop mining and mineral claims on Banks Island, elected chief councillor of the Gitxaała Nation, Linda Innes made the announcement on Oct. 26, the First Nation filed a legal challenge against the B.C. government on Oct. 25. (Photo: screenshot)
Vanderhoof District Council, on Oct. 12, passed three readings of a bylaw amendment which will allow for greater transparency with public and media accessibility through online or electronic meetings and will permit council members to attend virtually. (Photo: supplied)
Vanderhoof District Council, on Oct. 12, passed three readings of a bylaw amendment which will allow for greater transparency with public and media accessibility through online or electronic meetings, and will permit council members to attend virtually. (Photo: supplied)

Vanderhoof District Council passed 1st, 2nd, 3rd bylaw reading to allow electronic meetings

Greater transparency with public and media access now permitted electronically

Vanderhoof District Council, on Oct. 12, passed three readings of a bylaw amendment which will allow for greater transparency with public and media accessibility through online or electronic meetings and will permit council members to attend virtually. (Photo: supplied)
Vanderhoof District Council, on Oct. 12, passed three readings of a bylaw amendment which will allow for greater transparency with public and media accessibility through online or electronic meetings, and will permit council members to attend virtually. (Photo: supplied)
The Conservation Officer Service is warning Vanderhoof and area residents to tighten up garbage control to lessen bear attractants in residential areas, or fines may be issued. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Bear education not working, enforcement now necessary

Vanderhoof and area residents are warned to keep garbage secure

The Conservation Officer Service is warning Vanderhoof and area residents to tighten up garbage control to lessen bear attractants in residential areas, or fines may be issued. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)