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)
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)
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
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)
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)
Shaun Stevenson was named the Port of Prince Rupert’s new president and CEO on June 19. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Port of Prince Rupert names Shaun Stevenson as new CEO

Stevenson has worked for the port for 21 years as vice president of trade development

Shaun Stevenson was named the Port of Prince Rupert’s new president and CEO on June 19. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Nine-year-old Alexander Fast is cleaning up the world, one trip to the recycling depot at a time. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Nine-year-old launches recycling business in northwest B.C.

With no curb-side pick up recycling in Prince Rupert, one young boy found his niche

Nine-year-old Alexander Fast is cleaning up the world, one trip to the recycling depot at a time. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain was appointed to a committee for a 20-month planning project to bring electric vehicle charging stations to Northern B.C. (Mayor Lee Brain Twitter)

Mapping an electric vehicle charging network across northern B.C.

Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain named a member of Electric Vehicle Highway 16-97 advisory council

Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain was appointed to a committee for a 20-month planning project to bring electric vehicle charging stations to Northern B.C. (Mayor Lee Brain Twitter)
The cause of the killer whale’s death is still unknown after she was found on Dundas Island on May 30. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Dead killer whale found off the North Coast of B.C.

Marine researchers performed a necropsy off Dundas Island to determine death of the young orca

The cause of the killer whale’s death is still unknown after she was found on Dundas Island on May 30. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
A line of dead vegetation next to CN’s rail line near the Skeena River prompted Luanne Roth to notify the Ministry of Environment. (Photo submitted by T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation)

CN Rail refuses to submit pest plan in wake of government probe

Province investigates CN’s practices after dead vegetation was found along the Skeena River in 2017

A line of dead vegetation next to CN’s rail line near the Skeena River prompted Luanne Roth to notify the Ministry of Environment. (Photo submitted by T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation)
Greyhound is ending its northern B.C. passenger routes on June 1, 2018. (X. Y. Zeng photo)

Province launches new bus service to replace some discontinued Greyhound routes

As Greyhound passenger service departs northern B.C., province launches BC Bus North

Greyhound is ending its northern B.C. passenger routes on June 1, 2018. (X. Y. Zeng photo)