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An undated handout photo shows Tantalus Labs‚ SunLab, a purpose-built cannabis greenhouse in Maple Ridge, B.C. Metlakatla Development Corporation is also investigating the business case for becoming a licensed producer. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Tantalus Labs)

Metlakatla gets government grant to explore cannabis business

Lax Kw’alaams, Metlakatla and the Central Coast Regional District receive $10,000 each from province

An undated handout photo shows Tantalus Labs‚ SunLab, a purpose-built cannabis greenhouse in Maple Ridge, B.C. Metlakatla Development Corporation is also investigating the business case for becoming a licensed producer. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Tantalus Labs)
Warriors guard Jacob Thom shoots a fadeaway three-pointer in the final minute of Kitkatla’s game against Hydaburg in the senior men’s final during the All Native Tournament. (Matthew Allen, The Northern View)

Kitkatla end 54 year drought with title win

The Warriors defeated Hydaburg 70-67 in overtime to win the 2018 All Native Tournament title

Warriors guard Jacob Thom shoots a fadeaway three-pointer in the final minute of Kitkatla’s game against Hydaburg in the senior men’s final during the All Native Tournament. (Matthew Allen, The Northern View)
Joe Young defends Aiyansh’s Richard Wolff during the finals of the All Native Basketball tournament. Young scored 23 points and hit some clutch shots down the stretch to help Hydaburg win their third consecutive title. Young was named MVP in the effort. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Hydaburg makes it three in a row

Hydaburg came back from 10 points down in the second half to beat Aiyansh

Joe Young defends Aiyansh’s Richard Wolff during the finals of the All Native Basketball tournament. Young scored 23 points and hit some clutch shots down the stretch to help Hydaburg win their third consecutive title. Young was named MVP in the effort. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Thrilling finish to 59th All Native Tournament

Thrilling finish to 59th All Native Tournament

Kitamaat, Hydaburg, Port Simpson and Kitkatla win championships in 2018 All Native Tournament

Thrilling finish to 59th All Native Tournament
A downed tree caused internet customers in Northwest B.C. to lose power on Feb. 3 (File photo)

Downed tree causes internet outage in Northwest B.C.

Damaged hydro lines burned through fibre-optic cables just east of Terrace

A downed tree caused internet customers in Northwest B.C. to lose power on Feb. 3 (File photo)
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UPDATE – Fire extinguished on ship adrift southwest of Haida Gwaii

Canadian Coast Guard says tugboat will arrive on Sunday morning

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New legislation proposed by the federal government will ban large oil tankers from stopping or unloading in Haida Gwaii or northern B.C. waters. (File photo/Black Press)

GoFundMe launched to fight oil-tanker moratorium

Chiefs Council says the oil-tanker ban harms Indigenous economic opportunity in northwest B.C.

New legislation proposed by the federal government will ban large oil tankers from stopping or unloading in Haida Gwaii or northern B.C. waters. (File photo/Black Press)
Allen Kelm attacks the Kitimat zone during the second period CIHL action at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre on Saturday. The Rampage fought back from a three-goal deficit to win 6-4. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Rampage comeback at home

Prince Rupert rallied from two goals down in the third period against Kitimat

Allen Kelm attacks the Kitimat zone during the second period CIHL action at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre on Saturday. The Rampage fought back from a three-goal deficit to win 6-4. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
The glass sponge reef in Chatham Sound is thought to be one of the oldest in the world. Until the reef in Hecate Strait was discovered in 1987, scientists believed glass sponge reefs were extinct. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada, University of Alberta and Canadian Scientific Submersible Facility)

Glass sponge reef recommended as World Heritage Site

The Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound Glass Sponge Reefs are among eight nominated sites

The glass sponge reef in Chatham Sound is thought to be one of the oldest in the world. Until the reef in Hecate Strait was discovered in 1987, scientists believed glass sponge reefs were extinct. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada, University of Alberta and Canadian Scientific Submersible Facility)
Cowpuccinos owner Judson Rouse demonstrates how to buy some Bitcoin at the new machine in his coffee shop. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Bitcoin machine arrives in northern B.C.

New machine in Prince Rupert cafe will allows users to buy virtual currencies

Cowpuccinos owner Judson Rouse demonstrates how to buy some Bitcoin at the new machine in his coffee shop. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
The Canadian Coast Guard Service upgraded it’s communications infrastructure using this Chinook helicopter on Oct. 4 and 5. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Chinooks fly in coast guard communications upgrades

The repeater sites will increase coverage along the north west coast

The Canadian Coast Guard Service upgraded it’s communications infrastructure using this Chinook helicopter on Oct. 4 and 5. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)