Norman Galimski, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Elder Jiixa (Gladys Vandal) and Julia Weder formed the rap group Siijuu Jaadas, meaning cool ladies in Haida, just over a year ago. (Supplied photo: Julia Weder)

84-year-old Haida matriarch raps the language to pass it on

Language teacher and pupil form dynamic musical pair

Elder Jiixa (Gladys Vandal) and Julia Weder formed the rap group Siijuu Jaadas, meaning cool ladies in Haida, just over a year ago. (Supplied photo: Julia Weder)
Taylor Bachrach, MP for Skeena-Bulkley, hailed universal dental care and pharmacare as the completion of NDP founder Tommy Douglas’ project for universal medical coverage for all Canadians. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP promises equitable access to universal dental care

“It’s the most significant improvement to our universal health-care system in a generation” — Bachrach

Taylor Bachrach, MP for Skeena-Bulkley, hailed universal dental care and pharmacare as the completion of NDP founder Tommy Douglas’ project for universal medical coverage for all Canadians. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Dave Reneiro and Kelly Bowels sweep the ice in the finals of the Men’s Marine Bonspiel at the Prince Rupert Curling Club rink on March 13. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Curling Club hosts final event of the season

69th annual Men’s Marine Bonspiel hosts 14 Northwest teams

Dave Reneiro and Kelly Bowels sweep the ice in the finals of the Men’s Marine Bonspiel at the Prince Rupert Curling Club rink on March 13. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Thomas McKay has volunteered at the All Native Basketball tournament since he was 11-years-old.

Heart of our City: Thomas McKay

Giving back at All Native Basketball Tournament for 43 years

Thomas McKay has volunteered at the All Native Basketball tournament since he was 11-years-old.
Austin Weir tries for net versus the Terrace River Kings on March 4. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Austin Weir tries for net versus the Terrace River Kings on March 4. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

River Kings roll over Rampage to earn spot in CIHL finals

River Kings to face Quesnel in finals

Austin Weir tries for net versus the Terrace River Kings on March 4. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Austin Weir tries for net versus the Terrace River Kings on March 4. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
The 2022 All Native Basketball Tournament will run to full capacity after the province lifted many COVID-19 restrictions. Team players pack the court with full spectator stands at the 2020 ANBT in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament confirmed to run full capacity

More than 5,000 expected at Prince Rupert basketball tournament after province lifts restrictions

The 2022 All Native Basketball Tournament will run to full capacity after the province lifted many COVID-19 restrictions. Team players pack the court with full spectator stands at the 2020 ANBT in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The ANBT is officially slated to begin on April 2 and will feature full-capacity seating thanks to updated COVID-19 mandates. (The Northern View file photo)
The ANBT is officially slated to begin on April 2 and will feature full-capacity seating thanks to updated COVID-19 mandates. (The Northern View file photo)
The BC Nurses Union is calling on MLAs for support to address the staffing crisis and violence against staff. Nurse Angie Z. gets a thumbs up from Delores Campbell at the Prince Rupert community vaccination clinic in March 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View.

‘People have threatened to beat us’: Prince Rupert nurses face staffing shortages and violence

Prince Rupert nurses are asking North Coast MLA, Jennifer Rice, for more…

The BC Nurses Union is calling on MLAs for support to address the staffing crisis and violence against staff. Nurse Angie Z. gets a thumbs up from Delores Campbell at the Prince Rupert community vaccination clinic in March 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View.
Images on social media showed water covering parts of Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace. (Photo: Florence Lockyer/Facebook)

UPDATE: Hwy 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace open

DriveBC urges drivers to continue to watch for slippery sections, pooling water

Images on social media showed water covering parts of Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace. (Photo: Florence Lockyer/Facebook)
Austin Turner of the Terrace River Kings holds off a Rupert Rampage attack on net on Feb. 4. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Austin Turner of the Terrace River Kings holds off a Rupert Rampage attack on net on Feb. 4. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Swimmers get ready to race at the Prince Rupert Regional Swim Meet, on Jan. 29. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Rapids swim team make a splash at regional meet in Prince Rupert

First competition of 2022 saw Terrace, Kitimat and Rupert compete

Swimmers get ready to race at the Prince Rupert Regional Swim Meet, on Jan. 29. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Mayor Lee Brain accepts an $800,000 cheque from Stefan Woloszyn, CityWest CEO, outside CityWest’s office in Prince Rupert.

City of Prince Rupert receives $800,000 payment from CityWest

Company workforce grew by 33 per cent

Mayor Lee Brain accepts an $800,000 cheque from Stefan Woloszyn, CityWest CEO, outside CityWest’s office in Prince Rupert.
Alex Hogendoorn, has been senior pastor at Fellowship Baptist Church for the past 15 years and likes to shepherd his flock with authenticity and being present in the moment. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

The life of a Prince Rupert pastor

Alex Hogendoorn has been the senior pastor at Fellowship Baptist Church for 15 years

Alex Hogendoorn, has been senior pastor at Fellowship Baptist Church for the past 15 years and likes to shepherd his flock with authenticity and being present in the moment. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Rupert Rampage goaltender, Kieran Sharpe, makes a save versus the Terrace River Kings. Both teams’ general managers agreed Sharpe was one of the stars of the game. (Photo: Facebook)

Terrace River Kings tie Prince Rupert Rampage in ‘very intense’ matchup between top teams

River Kings’ season-long winning streak ends at nine games

Rupert Rampage goaltender, Kieran Sharpe, makes a save versus the Terrace River Kings. Both teams’ general managers agreed Sharpe was one of the stars of the game. (Photo: Facebook)
Commercial seine fishers haul their net while fishing for pink and chum salmon in Chatham Strait, Admiralty Island, Alaska. (Supplied photo)

Alaska harvests millions of salmon bound for B.C. and North Coast

Report spotlights Alaskan salmon “plunder”

Commercial seine fishers haul their net while fishing for pink and chum salmon in Chatham Strait, Admiralty Island, Alaska. (Supplied photo)
North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice said it is great to see First Nations communities leading the way to a green energy future. (Photo Robert F. Bukaty/ The Canadian Press)

Haida Gwaii communities receive $800,000 for green projects

Heiltsuk, Kitselas and Wuikinuxv First Nations also receive funds

North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice said it is great to see First Nations communities leading the way to a green energy future. (Photo Robert F. Bukaty/ The Canadian Press)
Peter Haugan, ANBT organizer, said the competition has been postponed until April. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament date changed again

Competition to begin in April after JANT competition

Peter Haugan, ANBT organizer, said the competition has been postponed until April. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
As part of each Sugar Shack for the past ten years, balloon artist Mike Calli and his wife Elaine Calli said in 2020 wouldn’t miss a year. “I love the sugar pie,” Elaine Calli said. (Photo by: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Not so sweet postponement of Prince Rupert Sugar Shack

AFFNO Kitimat and Smithers events still sweet as sugar pie

As part of each Sugar Shack for the past ten years, balloon artist Mike Calli and his wife Elaine Calli said in 2020 wouldn’t miss a year. “I love the sugar pie,” Elaine Calli said. (Photo by: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Icy road conditions contributed to a collision on Jan. 10 between a semi and the Northern Health Connections bus on route from Prince Rupert to Terrace. (Photo: Facebook)

Semi and Northern Health Connections bus collide on Hwy 16

Icy road conditions along the travel route cause road closures

Icy road conditions contributed to a collision on Jan. 10 between a semi and the Northern Health Connections bus on route from Prince Rupert to Terrace. (Photo: Facebook)
Peter Haugan, All Native Tournament organizer, said the choice to postpone the event was because of ongoing COVID-19 concerns and to give teams and communities time to be ready for the event. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Peter Haugan, All Native Tournament organizer, said the choice to postpone the event was because of ongoing COVID-19 concerns and to give teams and communities time to be ready for the event. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
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