Shannon Lough

Kwinitsa at Highway 16, next to the Skeena River, about 52 km east of Port Edward. (Drive BC cam)

UPDATE: Highway 16 is closed on Saturday due to avalanche control

At the base of Shames Mountain the weather station read over 70cm of snow

Kwinitsa at Highway 16, next to the Skeena River, about 52 km east of Port Edward. (Drive BC cam)
Hammy the deer dodges conservation officers in Prince Rupert

Hammy the deer dodges conservation officers in Prince Rupert

The famous Prince Rupert hammock deer maintains his purple threads

Hammy the deer dodges conservation officers in Prince Rupert
CN Rail is hiring hundreds of new employees in Western Canada. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

CN to hire 600 people in Western Canada

After laying off 1,000 employees over past two years, Canada’s largest rail company on hiring spree

CN Rail is hiring hundreds of new employees in Western Canada. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Guards (circled) made of plastic material on the bushings and insulators, and the rubber tubing on the conductors extending from their tops are expected to save birds’ lives and reduce power outages.

Birds on a guarded wire

BC Hydro added guards to its substations to prevent accidental contact with birds

Guards (circled) made of plastic material on the bushings and insulators, and the rubber tubing on the conductors extending from their tops are expected to save birds’ lives and reduce power outages.
CN Rail is hiring hundreds of new employees in Western Canada. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

CN to hire 600 people in Western Canada

After laying off 1,000 employees over past two years, Canada’s largest rail company on hiring spree

CN Rail is hiring hundreds of new employees in Western Canada. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
“Hammy” the deer roamed Fraser Street on November 1. The deer was tangled in a hammock in August and has been spotted around Prince Rupert with part of the material still attached to his antler. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

VIDEO: Hammock deer has celebrity status

After getting tangled in a backyard hammock “Hammy” the deer has T-shirts and a Facebook following

“Hammy” the deer roamed Fraser Street on November 1. The deer was tangled in a hammock in August and has been spotted around Prince Rupert with part of the material still attached to his antler. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Province investigates complaints on CN’s use of herbicide next to the Skeena

Province investigates complaints on CN’s use of herbicide next to the Skeena

A line of dead vegetation from Terrace to Prince Rupert along the rail line sparked the inquiry

Province investigates complaints on CN’s use of herbicide next to the Skeena
With the help of a Prince Rupert RCMP investigation, Burns Lake RCMP officers locate a large scale grow operation that consisted of approximately 3000 marijuana plants on Sep. 30, 2017. (Contributed)

Rupert RCMP investigation leads to discovery of 3,000 pot plants near Burns Lake

Grow-op and clandestine lab found on 6th Avenue East and West tied to larger operation

With the help of a Prince Rupert RCMP investigation, Burns Lake RCMP officers locate a large scale grow operation that consisted of approximately 3000 marijuana plants on Sep. 30, 2017. (Contributed)
Tamara’s Walk began on the morning of Sept. 21 in Prince Rupert and will end in Smithers for the National Inquiry of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

VIDEO: Walking the Highway of Tears for a woman who went missing 12 years ago from Prince Rupert

Gladys Radek walks with family and friends from Prince Rupert to Smithers starting Sept. 21

Tamara’s Walk began on the morning of Sept. 21 in Prince Rupert and will end in Smithers for the National Inquiry of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Jagmeet Singh, who is running in the federal NDP leadership race, is hosting an event in Penticton on Sept. 11. Photo courtesy of Jagmeet Singh/Instagram

Cullen endorses Jagmeet Singh to lead federal NDP party

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen supports Singh’s “progressive vision”

Jagmeet Singh, who is running in the federal NDP leadership race, is hosting an event in Penticton on Sept. 11. Photo courtesy of Jagmeet Singh/Instagram
Young volunteers (from left to right) Anna Stevens, Oliver Nelson, Nathaniel Nelson, Sera Stevens and Jayne Stevens, collect more than 4,800 pounds of food items from homes across Prince Rupert and Port Edward for the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive. (Contributed photo)

UPDATE: Food drive volunteers collect more than 4,800 lbs

More than 100 communities participate in Thanksgiving food drive, Prince Rupert, Terrace and Kitimat

Young volunteers (from left to right) Anna Stevens, Oliver Nelson, Nathaniel Nelson, Sera Stevens and Jayne Stevens, collect more than 4,800 pounds of food items from homes across Prince Rupert and Port Edward for the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive. (Contributed photo)
A view of Casey Cove, from a beach on Dodge Cove, where a section of Nexen’s proposed Aurora LNG project will be located. Photo by Shannon Lough                                A view of Casey Cove, from a beach on Dodge Cove, where a section of Nexen’s proposed Aurora LNG project will be located. Photo by Shannon Lough

Aurora LNG backs out

The liquefied natural gas project proposed for Digby Island has ended its run

A view of Casey Cove, from a beach on Dodge Cove, where a section of Nexen’s proposed Aurora LNG project will be located. Photo by Shannon Lough                                A view of Casey Cove, from a beach on Dodge Cove, where a section of Nexen’s proposed Aurora LNG project will be located. Photo by Shannon Lough
Rodney Proskiw, centre, owner and operator of Foggy Point Fishing Charters in Prince Rupert, and Fred Hutchings, left, another local charter guide, stands with clients from Vancouver and China who came to the North Coast to fish for halibut. (Foggy Point Fishing Charters photo)

For the first time in five years, recreational halibut fishing closes early for the season

DFO offers controversial experimental licence for recreational anglers who want to catch halibut

Rodney Proskiw, centre, owner and operator of Foggy Point Fishing Charters in Prince Rupert, and Fred Hutchings, left, another local charter guide, stands with clients from Vancouver and China who came to the North Coast to fish for halibut. (Foggy Point Fishing Charters photo)
For the first time in five years, recreational halibut fishing closes early for the season

For the first time in five years, recreational halibut fishing closes early for the season

DFO offers controversial experimental licence for recreational anglers who want to catch halibut

For the first time in five years, recreational halibut fishing closes early for the season
Seaplane pilot released from hospital

Seaplane pilot released from hospital

Pilot released Sept. 9 after spending the night in hospital

Seaplane pilot released from hospital
Which LNG projects are left in Northern B.C.

Which LNG projects are left in Northern B.C.

A quick review of what LNG projects remain after Pacific NorthWest LNG was cancelled

Which LNG projects are left in Northern B.C.
Non-bank financial service providers, including the Northern Savings Credit Union, may have to pull the words “bank”, “bankers” and “banking” from their websites to meet federal regulation. (Photo from www.northsave.com)

Northern Savings may have to stop using the word ‘Bank’

Northern Savings Credit Union may be prohibited from using the word

Non-bank financial service providers, including the Northern Savings Credit Union, may have to pull the words “bank”, “bankers” and “banking” from their websites to meet federal regulation. (Photo from www.northsave.com)
Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project route map. (TransCanada)

Provincially approved LNG pipeline project faces legal hurdle

TransCanada’s Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project challenged in Federal Court of Appeal

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project route map. (TransCanada)
Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project route map. (TransCanada photo)

Provincially approved LNG pipeline project faces legal hurdle

TransCanada’s Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project challenged in Federal Court of Appeal

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project route map. (TransCanada photo)
A Supreme Court of B.C. judge in Prince Rupert deemed a homeless man a vexatious litigant in April after claiming he owns all the land in the province.

Self-proclaimed Christ named vexatious litigant in B.C.

City of Prince Rupert dishes out $46K to fight frivolous lawsuits; Gitanmaax also has legal history.

A Supreme Court of B.C. judge in Prince Rupert deemed a homeless man a vexatious litigant in April after claiming he owns all the land in the province.