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Frigid weather persists across Prince Rupert and the North Coast with Arctic air moving in on Nov. 30. There is a high risk for frostbite, Environment Canada stated. (Black Press file photo)

Prince Rupert and North Coast frostbite warning

An Arctic outflow will plummet the mercury to - 20 C with wind chill overnight

Frigid weather persists across Prince Rupert and the North Coast with Arctic air moving in on Nov. 30. There is a high risk for frostbite, Environment Canada stated. (Black Press file photo)
Environment Canada issued a wind warning for the North Coast, Prince Rupert and Area on Nov. 30. Temperatures will drop to -16 C overnight the weather agency stated. (Black Press file photo)

Wind warning in effect for Prince Rupert, North Coast and inland areas

Temperatures will drop to -16 C overnight

Environment Canada issued a wind warning for the North Coast, Prince Rupert and Area on Nov. 30. Temperatures will drop to -16 C overnight the weather agency stated. (Black Press file photo)
Jupiter St. Pierre practices her skating routine on Nov. 22, before the Kla How Ya completion on Dec. 2 to 4 in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Kla How Ya skating competition in Prince Rupert, first time in 7 years

Public invited to watch skaters from across the north in free event Dec. 2 to 4

Jupiter St. Pierre practices her skating routine on Nov. 22, before the Kla How Ya completion on Dec. 2 to 4 in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A GoFundMe campaign has been set to help the family of murder victim Patty Forman a much-loved Prince Rupert community member who was killed on Nov. 21 in a murder-suicide. (Photo: supplied)

GoFundMe campaign started to assist family of Prince Rupert murder victim Patty Forman

The $10,000 goal is to help her children with funeral costs and expenses

A GoFundMe campaign has been set to help the family of murder victim Patty Forman a much-loved Prince Rupert community member who was killed on Nov. 21 in a murder-suicide. (Photo: supplied)
Prince Rupert RCMP Coastal Unit assisted in a helicopter recovery operation on Nov. 9 when a man died in Kitsault.

Multi-organization recovery effort in Kitsault helicopter fatality

A helicopter pilot died in a longlining manoeuvre

Prince Rupert RCMP Coastal Unit assisted in a helicopter recovery operation on Nov. 9 when a man died in Kitsault.
Pembina Prince Rupert Terminal shipped its first vessel full of liquified petroleum gas on April 9, 2021 just less than three years after breaking ground on the repurposed pulp mill on Watson Island. (Photo: Supplied by Pembina)

Prince Rupert wins national brownfield award with Watson Island reinvention

Major challenge, environmental liability now a revenue and community opportunity - Mayor Herb Pond

Pembina Prince Rupert Terminal shipped its first vessel full of liquified petroleum gas on April 9, 2021 just less than three years after breaking ground on the repurposed pulp mill on Watson Island. (Photo: Supplied by Pembina)
Trigon’s Berth 2 Beyond Carbon (B2BC) was announced on Nov. 15 with $75 million in federal support. The second berth is shown with the ship shown in green and will be located adjacent to the terminal’s existing berth. (Photo: supplied)

Prince Rupert sees second berth in port with $75 million investment

Capacity will double to 33.5 million tonnes, terminal expansion is lynchpin to the future - Rob Booker

Trigon’s Berth 2 Beyond Carbon (B2BC) was announced on Nov. 15 with $75 million in federal support. The second berth is shown with the ship shown in green and will be located adjacent to the terminal’s existing berth. (Photo: supplied)
Trigon’s Berth 2 Beyond Carbon (B2BC) was announced on Nov. 15 with $75 million in federal support. The second berth is shown with the ship shown in green and will be located adjacent to the terminal’s existing berth. (Photo: supplied)

Prince Rupert sees second berth in port with $75 million investment

Capacity will double to 90 million tonnes, terminal expansion is “lynchpin” to the future - Rob Booker

Trigon’s Berth 2 Beyond Carbon (B2BC) was announced on Nov. 15 with $75 million in federal support. The second berth is shown with the ship shown in green and will be located adjacent to the terminal’s existing berth. (Photo: supplied)
The Ruby Princess docked at the Prince Rupert Cruise Ship Terminal on May 17. (Melissa Ash/The Northern View)

Global Ports Holding to take over cruise terminal operations in Prince Rupert

GPH world’s largest independent cruise port operator

The Ruby Princess docked at the Prince Rupert Cruise Ship Terminal on May 17. (Melissa Ash/The Northern View)
Danny Nunes of The Ghost Watchers holds a spirit box emanating static activity over a typewriter at the North Pacific Cannery on an Aug. 23 investigation of the site, with Walter McFarlane recording events.

Kitimat paranormal group The Ghost Watchers at historic cannery near Prince Rupert

Paranormal isn’t just ghosts, it’s anything unexplained groups says

Danny Nunes of The Ghost Watchers holds a spirit box emanating static activity over a typewriter at the North Pacific Cannery on an Aug. 23 investigation of the site, with Walter McFarlane recording events.
Northern Savings Credit Union made a donation to Ecotrust Canada of $3,000 from the INSPIRE Fund. (Photo: Supplied)

North Coast community organizations benefit from $50,000 in NSCU donations

Initiatives displaying ‘neighbours helping neighbours’ were recognized

Northern Savings Credit Union made a donation to Ecotrust Canada of $3,000 from the INSPIRE Fund. (Photo: Supplied)
Eight Coastal Nations met for the first time in Prince Rupert on Oct. 8 to engage in a day of training and emergency simulations. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Mission ready in Prince Rupert, 8 Coastal Nations Coast Guard Auxiliary saving lives at sea

B.C. Coastal SARS leaders meet first time for joint maritime training and emergency simulations

Eight Coastal Nations met for the first time in Prince Rupert on Oct. 8 to engage in a day of training and emergency simulations. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert’s Joshua Morven underwent a double lung transplant on Oct 3. There are two GoFundMe campaigns set up to assist him and his family with expenses. (Photo: supplied)

Prince Rupert man undergoes double lung transplant in Vancouver

So well-liked two GoFundMe’s have been created for Joshua Morven

Prince Rupert’s Joshua Morven underwent a double lung transplant on Oct 3. There are two GoFundMe campaigns set up to assist him and his family with expenses. (Photo: supplied)
“A Mother’s Cry” is so revered in Nisga’a culture that only the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society dancers are permitted to perform musical narration, as seen at Salmon Fest in June 2022.

A Mothers Cry is heard across the north

The hallowed Nisga’a song tells the anguish of stolen children and mothers’ arms left empty

“A Mother’s Cry” is so revered in Nisga’a culture that only the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society dancers are permitted to perform musical narration, as seen at Salmon Fest in June 2022.
“A Mother’s Cry” is so revered in Nisga’a culture that only the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society dancers are permitted to perform musical narration, as seen at Salmon Fest in June 2022.

A Mothers Cry is heard in Prince Rupert

The hallowed Nisga’a song tells the anguish of stolen children and mothers’ arms left empty

“A Mother’s Cry” is so revered in Nisga’a culture that only the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society dancers are permitted to perform musical narration, as seen at Salmon Fest in June 2022.
Truth and reconciliation is a hope, Ron Nyce said on Sept. 12. “There is no one group of people better than the other, not one,” he told The Northern View.( Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert man and Nisga’a residential school survivor hopes for reconciliation

Truth and reconciliation is a hope - Ron Nyce

Truth and reconciliation is a hope, Ron Nyce said on Sept. 12. “There is no one group of people better than the other, not one,” he told The Northern View.( Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Johnny Reid and three backing musicians played back-to-back sold-out concerts in Prince Rupert Sept. 12 and 13. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Johnny Reid was someone loved on his “Love Someone” tour to Prince Rupert and Kitimat

Back-to-back shows sold out at Lester Center with 3rd sold out at Mount Elizabeth Theatre

Johnny Reid and three backing musicians played back-to-back sold-out concerts in Prince Rupert Sept. 12 and 13. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Patrick Witwicki, AFFNO executive director said SD52 dropped the ball by not promoting the French Immersion program, possibly resulting in decreased student enrollment. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert SD52 French Immersion numbers down, Coast Mountain SD82 increase

SD52 dropped the ball with program promotion, AFFNO says

Patrick Witwicki, AFFNO executive director said SD52 dropped the ball by not promoting the French Immersion program, possibly resulting in decreased student enrollment. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Rainy weather is for the birds - or not as they take cover in Prince Rupert on Aug. 28. A rainfall warning has been issued for Prince Rupert, Kitimat and places along the north coast for heavy rain expected until Aug. 30. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Rainfall warning in Prince Rupert and Kitimat

More than 100 mm expected, warns Environment Canada

Rainy weather is for the birds - or not as they take cover in Prince Rupert on Aug. 28. A rainfall warning has been issued for Prince Rupert, Kitimat and places along the north coast for heavy rain expected until Aug. 30. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Emergency responders in North Coast communities are voicing concerns about ambulances left empty of staff, and not enough personnel to cover emergency calls leaving gaps in service. (Black Press file.)

Emergency responders voice ambulance woes in North Coast

Ambulance service needs to step up to honour mandate of providing ambulance service — retired staff

Emergency responders in North Coast communities are voicing concerns about ambulances left empty of staff, and not enough personnel to cover emergency calls leaving gaps in service. (Black Press file.)