Keili Bartlett

Hospital visits could rise in B.C. after pot legalization

Hospital visits could rise in B.C. after pot legalization

Island Health expects seniors and first-time stoners will lead to increase in service after Oct. 17

Hospital visits could rise in B.C. after pot legalization
A BC Ferries passenger filed a claim that her puppy ate marijuana it found onboard. (Alyx Speth Facebook)

Passenger files claim puppy ate pot on BC Ferries

BC Ferries shares cleaning protocols of public spaces onboard

A BC Ferries passenger filed a claim that her puppy ate marijuana it found onboard. (Alyx Speth Facebook)
Dr. Andrew Atwell, an oncologist for BC Cancer, gets emotional while talking about the newly-formed Carol Lalonde/Marlene Palmer Ovarian Cancer Research Fund on Sept. 25. (Keili Bartlett / News staff)

B.C. woman donates $250,000 to ovarian cancer research for friends

Two of Patty Pitts’s friends passed away from the disease within a year

Dr. Andrew Atwell, an oncologist for BC Cancer, gets emotional while talking about the newly-formed Carol Lalonde/Marlene Palmer Ovarian Cancer Research Fund on Sept. 25. (Keili Bartlett / News staff)
Dragon’s Den held auditions on Vancouver Island for its twelfth season on March 10 at the Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour. (Photo courtesy Dragon’s Den)

B.C.’s FATSO peanut butter to appear on Dragon’s Den

The Victoria company will be featured on the Sept. 27 episode of the popular show highlighting Canadian businesses

Dragon’s Den held auditions on Vancouver Island for its twelfth season on March 10 at the Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour. (Photo courtesy Dragon’s Den)
CN Rail crews were working on a kilometres-long section of track near Prince Rupert on the Labour Day weekend. (Submitted)

Large CN crew changes rail ties between Terrace and Prince Rupert

Upgrades part of CN’s $340M investment in the province this year

CN Rail crews were working on a kilometres-long section of track near Prince Rupert on the Labour Day weekend. (Submitted)
Warren DeVorkin, Moe Berrigan, Ryan White, sister Kyah, his grandmother and Amie DeVorkin are spending quality family time together on Ryan’s Make A Wish trip to North Coast B.C. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Teen’s Children’s Wish to fish explores North Coast life

Ryan White used his wish to go fishing with his uncle on the North Coast of B.C.

Warren DeVorkin, Moe Berrigan, Ryan White, sister Kyah, his grandmother and Amie DeVorkin are spending quality family time together on Ryan’s Make A Wish trip to North Coast B.C. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Indigenous chef Shane Chartrand films part of his cooking show across the Prince Rupert harbour on Aug. 22. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Chef explores Indigenous cultures in cooking show

Shane Chartrand’s Red Chef Revival filmed its fifth episode in Prince Rupert and Gingolx

Indigenous chef Shane Chartrand films part of his cooking show across the Prince Rupert harbour on Aug. 22. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at the Coast Guard base in Prince Rupert on June 21, 2018, to announce the Ocean Protection Plan. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

$67M for two emergency towing vessels for B.C. coast

Government of Canada awarded a contract to lease two vessels from New Brunswick

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at the Coast Guard base in Prince Rupert on June 21, 2018, to announce the Ocean Protection Plan. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Photo taken Aug. 7, 2018 of the Island Lake wildfire burning through Francois Lake Provincial Park. Image: Facebook/John Calogheros

Wildfires 5 km from northwest B.C. fibre-optic cable

CityWest said fire unlikely to affect northwest B.C. internet service

Photo taken Aug. 7, 2018 of the Island Lake wildfire burning through Francois Lake Provincial Park. Image: Facebook/John Calogheros
Shelby Peterson, from Prince Rupert, was named Junior Dragster at the 2018 Hot August Nites. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)

Competition heats up at Hot August Nites races

Drag racing held at Northwest Regional Terrace-Kitimat Airport over the August long weekend

Shelby Peterson, from Prince Rupert, was named Junior Dragster at the 2018 Hot August Nites. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)
Skeena recreational, seine fishing may open early August

Skeena recreational, seine fishing may open early August

Gillnetters had two more opportunities to catch sockeye in Area 4 on July 29 and 30

Skeena recreational, seine fishing may open early August
Sockeye return estimate on Skeena nearly triples

Sockeye return estimate on Skeena nearly triples

First open commercial fishing for wild B.C. sockeye on the Skeena River 2018 began July 24

Sockeye return estimate on Skeena nearly triples
Eden Robinson and her latest award-winning novel, Son of a Trickster. (File photo)

Film crews to shoot Monkey Beach in Kitimat and Kitamaat Village

Award-winning Haisla author Eden Robinson talks about her first novel’s adaptation to the screen

Eden Robinson and her latest award-winning novel, Son of a Trickster. (File photo)
A Prince Rupert woman was declared dead on Shingle Beach during the 2018 Diversity Festival on Texada Island. (Diversity Festival / Facebook)

Woman dies at music festival in B.C.

23-year-old Prince Rupert woman believed to have drowned on Texada Island July 21

A Prince Rupert woman was declared dead on Shingle Beach during the 2018 Diversity Festival on Texada Island. (Diversity Festival / Facebook)
The Kitimat River (Gerry Leibel / Northern Sentinel)

Alberta man missing on B.C. river found dead

Body found on July 11 after going missing on July 7

The Kitimat River (Gerry Leibel / Northern Sentinel)
A geoduck harvesting closure was announced for Area 2 and 24 by DFO on July 10. (Andy Hobbs /The Olympian via AP)

DFO announces shellfish harvesting closure off northern B.C.

Areas 2 and 24 cannot be harvested for geoduck or horse clams as of July 10

A geoduck harvesting closure was announced for Area 2 and 24 by DFO on July 10. (Andy Hobbs /The Olympian via AP)
Electric vehicle charging stations cover southern B.C. from the Alberta border to Tofino. (BC Hydro)

BC Hydro’s electric vehicle charging network eyes the North Coast

Fast charging stations stretch from Alberta to Tofino, with plans to move north

Electric vehicle charging stations cover southern B.C. from the Alberta border to Tofino. (BC Hydro)
Prince Rupert civic centre evacuated after reported ammonia leak

Prince Rupert civic centre evacuated after reported ammonia leak

Jim Ciccone Civic Centre closed until further notice

  • Jul 4, 2018
Prince Rupert civic centre evacuated after reported ammonia leak
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh speaks at a press conference as he unveils the NDP’s top priorities ahead of the federal budget on February 13, 2018. Singh has retracted the punishment meted out to a veteran New Democrat MP for after facing a backlash from NDP caucus members. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle)

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and Cullen to tour Northern B.C.

Three-day trip to visit Smithers, Terrace and Prince Rupert early July

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh speaks at a press conference as he unveils the NDP’s top priorities ahead of the federal budget on February 13, 2018. Singh has retracted the punishment meted out to a veteran New Democrat MP for after facing a backlash from NDP caucus members. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at the Coast Guard base in Prince Rupert to announce the Ocean Protection Plan. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Trudeau announces bioregional oceans protection agreement in Prince Rupert

Agreement announced in partnership with 14 central and north coast First Nations

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at the Coast Guard base in Prince Rupert to announce the Ocean Protection Plan. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)