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On Sept. 20, a boil water notice was issued and will remain in place until further notice for all Prince Rupert households and businesses. (Black Press: file photo)

Prince Rupert boil water notice in effect for all households and businesses

Disease-causing microorganisms may escape into the water distribution system

On Sept. 20, a boil water notice was issued and will remain in place until further notice for all Prince Rupert households and businesses. (Black Press: file photo)
Prince Rupert-owned CityWest is announced on Sept 14, it is expanding its fibre optic network west to the Village of Fraser Lake. Also announced on Sept. 17, was the expansion west through the Connected Coast project, to Haida Gwaii. (File photo, Black Press)

Prince Rupert telecom company continues to grow

CityWest expands east and west

Prince Rupert-owned CityWest is announced on Sept 14, it is expanding its fibre optic network west to the Village of Fraser Lake. Also announced on Sept. 17, was the expansion west through the Connected Coast project, to Haida Gwaii. (File photo, Black Press)
Lakwinder Jhaj, Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Skeena BulkleyMP in the upcoming federal election was in Prince Rupert on Sept. 15 to visit the city for the first time as a campaign stopover. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Skeena Bulkley Liberal MP candidate throws down the gauntlet to NDP incumbent

Lakhwinder Jhaj challenges Taylor Bachrach on efforts to improve veterinary care in the NW

Lakwinder Jhaj, Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Skeena BulkleyMP in the upcoming federal election was in Prince Rupert on Sept. 15 to visit the city for the first time as a campaign stopover. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
CN Rail pleaded guilty to a $100,000 sentence in the Prince Rupert Court on May 27 for violations under the Integrated Pest Management Act. (Photo: Conservation Officer Service Facebook)
CN rail started operating again through Clinton and Lone Butte. (CN image)

CN Rail fined $2.5 million in Prince Rupert Court

Second fine for CN Rail stems from pesticide use along PR to Terrace corridor

CN Rail pleaded guilty to a $100,000 sentence in the Prince Rupert Court on May 27 for violations under the Integrated Pest Management Act. (Photo: Conservation Officer Service Facebook)
CN rail started operating again through Clinton and Lone Butte. (CN image)
A computer graphic shows the PE LNG to be located in Port Edward which has received its facilities permit on Sept. 13, from the BC Oil and Gas Commission allowing the start of site investigation work for the small scale plant. (Image supplied)

New LNG plant for Port Edward receives permit for the go-ahead

PE LNG will be 24 months in construction creating dozens of permanent jobs in the region

A computer graphic shows the PE LNG to be located in Port Edward which has received its facilities permit on Sept. 13, from the BC Oil and Gas Commission allowing the start of site investigation work for the small scale plant. (Image supplied)
Two abandoned vessels became unmoored overnight on Sept. 8 in Port Edward and will be an estimated $2 million to $4 million in remediation costs, Mayor Knut Bjorndal said. (Photo: The Northern View)

Derelict vessels become unmoored in Port Edward harbour and will be more than $2m to remove

We dodged one big environmental problem with just luck - Mayor Knut Bjorndal

Two abandoned vessels became unmoored overnight on Sept. 8 in Port Edward and will be an estimated $2 million to $4 million in remediation costs, Mayor Knut Bjorndal said. (Photo: The Northern View)
Prince Rupert has been chosen as one of only six locations across the country to host a satellite screening of a Toronto International Film Festival movie on Sept. 13. The movie called ‘Official Competition’ stars Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz (Photo: supplied by TIFF)

Prince Rupert one of six cities chosen by Toronto International Film Festival for screening

Prince Rupert’s premiere movie will be ‘Official Competition’ starring Antonio Banderas

Prince Rupert has been chosen as one of only six locations across the country to host a satellite screening of a Toronto International Film Festival movie on Sept. 13. The movie called ‘Official Competition’ stars Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz (Photo: supplied by TIFF)
Jeseema John-Nixon has waited 15 years to become a Canadian citizen. Third-degree burns to her body, leaving her in a wheelchair would not stop her from taking her oath of citizenship, on Aug. 19, with her daughter Julia at her side. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Third-degree burns didn’t stop northwest B.C. woman taking citizenship oath

Jeseema John-Nixon is first Prince Rupert resident to gain Canadian citizenship since COVID-19

Jeseema John-Nixon has waited 15 years to become a Canadian citizen. Third-degree burns to her body, leaving her in a wheelchair would not stop her from taking her oath of citizenship, on Aug. 19, with her daughter Julia at her side. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Sub-sea fibre optics networks, which carry internet signals over glass filaments, are gradually being installed through the Connect Coast Project from Vancouver to Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii as well as to rural and remote communities by CityWest. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Another expansion at $5.64 million for two new CityWest projects

PrinceRupert owned communication company expanding to Denman and Hornby Islands

Sub-sea fibre optics networks, which carry internet signals over glass filaments, are gradually being installed through the Connect Coast Project from Vancouver to Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii as well as to rural and remote communities by CityWest. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Ann Leach general manager of North Pacific Cannery Museum said on Aug. 5 a donation from world-renowned master carver Dempsey Bob is extra special because he embodies the canneries and the lives of the people who lived and worked there. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Dempsey Bob donates artistic residency to North Pacific Cannery in Port Edward

World-renowned artist will carve cannery history to preserve the past for the future

Ann Leach general manager of North Pacific Cannery Museum said on Aug. 5 a donation from world-renowned master carver Dempsey Bob is extra special because he embodies the canneries and the lives of the people who lived and worked there. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A BC Transit bus parked at a stop in front of Skeena Mall on May 21, 2020 in Terrace B.C. Starting Sept. 1, children 12 and under will be able to ride the bus for free. (Black Press Media file photo)

New BC Transit program will allow kids to ride Terrace busses for free

‘Get on Board’ program will launch Sept. 1

A BC Transit bus parked at a stop in front of Skeena Mall on May 21, 2020 in Terrace B.C. Starting Sept. 1, children 12 and under will be able to ride the bus for free. (Black Press Media file photo)
Vessels congregate in the Prince Rupert Harbour for the memorial of tugboat captain Troy Pearson. Skeena Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach said on July 31, marine and tugboat workers need tougher safety regulations so they can return home safely at the end of each shift. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

MP Bachrach raises marine safety regulation issues

Regulations needed so marine workers return home at the end of each shift - Bachrach

Vessels congregate in the Prince Rupert Harbour for the memorial of tugboat captain Troy Pearson. Skeena Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach said on July 31, marine and tugboat workers need tougher safety regulations so they can return home safely at the end of each shift. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Nathan Legault associate pastor of Prince Rupert Fellowship Baptist Church was fired July 24, following an investigation into online activities with underage girls. (Photo: N. Legault Facebook)

Prince Rupert Fellowship Baptist Church associate pastor fired following investigation into online activities with underage girls

Nathan Legault taken into custody following RCMP search of residence, church

Nathan Legault associate pastor of Prince Rupert Fellowship Baptist Church was fired July 24, following an investigation into online activities with underage girls. (Photo: N. Legault Facebook)
CityWest announced further expansion on July 27, this time to Bella Coola in collaboration with Central Coast Communications Society. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

CityWest expansion continues with Central Coast Communication Society

Collaboration will see fibre-optics in Bella Colla provided by Prince Rupert communications company

CityWest announced further expansion on July 27, this time to Bella Coola in collaboration with Central Coast Communications Society. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A memorial service planned for July 31, in remembrance of Prince Rupert tug boat captain Troy Pearson who lost his life on Feb. 11 along with Charley Cragg in the sinking of the Ingenika, will hopefully raise the attention of the Canadian Coast Guard, Worksafe BC and the RCMP stated widow Judy Carlick-Pearson. (Photo: supplied)

Widow wants tugboat captain memorial to draw attention of authorities

Prince Rupert tugboat captain Troy Pearson lost his life when the Ingenika sunk near Kitimat

A memorial service planned for July 31, in remembrance of Prince Rupert tug boat captain Troy Pearson who lost his life on Feb. 11 along with Charley Cragg in the sinking of the Ingenika, will hopefully raise the attention of the Canadian Coast Guard, Worksafe BC and the RCMP stated widow Judy Carlick-Pearson. (Photo: supplied)
An Earthquakes Canada map image shows the pink dot location of a 4.6 magnitude earthquake on the North Coast of BC felt in Prince Rupert and Kitimat on July 28. The yellow dots indicate earthquakes in the last 30 days. (image: Earthquakes Canada)

Anxious hours for Kitamaat Village residents after powerful Alaska earthquake felt in B.C.

The quake registered 125 km SW of Kitimat, 139 km SSE of Prince Rupert, and 172 km SSW of Terrace

An Earthquakes Canada map image shows the pink dot location of a 4.6 magnitude earthquake on the North Coast of BC felt in Prince Rupert and Kitimat on July 28. The yellow dots indicate earthquakes in the last 30 days. (image: Earthquakes Canada)
Prince Rupert Seamen’s rugby team takes on Terrace Northmen, July 24 (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Terrace Northmen rugby team beats Prince Rupert

Game was the first between the teams in two years

Prince Rupert Seamen’s rugby team takes on Terrace Northmen, July 24 (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Owen Haugrud is all smiles at the pink sea star in the interactive touching tank at the North Coast Ecology Centre pop-up aquarium in Prince Rupert on July 22. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

VIDEO: Temporary aquarium pops-up in northwest B.C.

Terrace and Kitimat residents are invited to connect with marine ecology

Owen Haugrud is all smiles at the pink sea star in the interactive touching tank at the North Coast Ecology Centre pop-up aquarium in Prince Rupert on July 22. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
CityWest announced on July 12 a new expansion to the south parts of B.C. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

CityWest expanding south, partnering with Twincomm on Cortes Island

Expansion will see the Khaloose First Nation with fibre-to-home services in Dec.

CityWest announced on July 12 a new expansion to the south parts of B.C. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Jessica Friesen community paramedic with Prince Rupert BC Ambulance Service explains on May 26 how she loves her job as a paramedic and what some of the challenges during the pandemic are. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Province issues new directives to Northern Health to ensure ambulance efficiency at hospitals

Northern communities to benefit from strengthened ambulance system, says Ministry of Health

Jessica Friesen community paramedic with Prince Rupert BC Ambulance Service explains on May 26 how she loves her job as a paramedic and what some of the challenges during the pandemic are. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)