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Wainwright Marine Services Ltd. tugboats. A company tugboat went missing in the Garner Canal area south and east of Kitimat. (Wainwright Marine Services Ltd./Facebook)

UPDATE: Two confirmed dead in B.C. tugboat capsizing

Third person rescued from shore and brought to hospital

Wainwright Marine Services Ltd. tugboats. A company tugboat went missing in the Garner Canal area south and east of Kitimat. (Wainwright Marine Services Ltd./Facebook)
Brendan Eshom is a name to watch for in Prince Rupert, at 19 he has already been a city basketball champ, website and app developer as well as First Nations language advocate and promoter. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Apple apologizes to B.C. man for removing First Nations app

Apple says deletion of popular language app a “miscommunication”

Brendan Eshom is a name to watch for in Prince Rupert, at 19 he has already been a city basketball champ, website and app developer as well as First Nations language advocate and promoter. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The first of two massive turbines headed from Prince Rupert for the Site C Dam near Fort St. John on Jan 10. (Photo: Supplied by Tasha McKenzie)

VIDEO: Second massive turbine passes through Telkwa en route to Site C Dam

The load is 221-feet-long, 26-feet wide and weighs more than 170 tonnes

The first of two massive turbines headed from Prince Rupert for the Site C Dam near Fort St. John on Jan 10. (Photo: Supplied by Tasha McKenzie)
The first of two massive turbines headed from Prince Rupert for the Site C Dam near Fort St. John on Jan 10. (Photo: Supplied by Tasha McKenzie)

Massive turbines begin trek across Northwestern B.C.

Hydro-Electric turbines headed from Prince Rupert to Site C Dam week of Jan. 10 to 14

The first of two massive turbines headed from Prince Rupert for the Site C Dam near Fort St. John on Jan 10. (Photo: Supplied by Tasha McKenzie)
A design rendering of Canada’s first-ever Tsunami evacuation tower to be built in Haida Gwaii will improve the safety of students and community members in case of a seismic emergency. (image provided by Ministry of Education)

Haida Gwaii will be home to Canada’s first-ever tsunami tower in Masset

Province commits $16.5 million to tsunami safety tower and seismic upgrades

A design rendering of Canada’s first-ever Tsunami evacuation tower to be built in Haida Gwaii will improve the safety of students and community members in case of a seismic emergency. (image provided by Ministry of Education)
The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament for Feb. 2021 has been cancelled. Port Simpson Strike Force battle the Haida Gwaii team in the 2020 61st ANBT at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

62nd All Native Basketball Tournament cancelled for Feb. 2021

Future of ANBT tournament in Prince Rupert in jeopardy without tickets sales

The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament for Feb. 2021 has been cancelled. Port Simpson Strike Force battle the Haida Gwaii team in the 2020 61st ANBT at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
German ship Freida sailed into Prince Rupert's inner harbour on Dec. 2 bringing in massive hydroelectric turbines headed for the Site C dam near Fort St. John.  (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Massive turbines for Site C unloaded in Prince Rupert

Oversized load turbine runners will create Hwy 16 closures between Prince Rupert and Peace River

German ship Freida sailed into Prince Rupert's inner harbour on Dec. 2 bringing in massive hydroelectric turbines headed for the Site C dam near Fort St. John.  (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
BC Ecosocialist party pulls candidates amid transphobia allegations an Oct. 4 press release from the party said. (Facebook graphic)

Ecosocialists pulled electoral candidates amid transphobia allegations

Protecting candidates is a priority amid allegations, Ecosocialist Party says

BC Ecosocialist party pulls candidates amid transphobia allegations an Oct. 4 press release from the party said. (Facebook graphic)
The Ecosocialist party is pulling all of its candidates from the provincial election Ashwini Manohar Executive Director for the party, said. Edward Quinlan was nominated as the Stikine riding candidate on Sept. 25. (Ecosocialist Party photo)

Ecosocialist Party pulls all candidates from the provincial election

Green Party yet to announce a candidate for North Coast riding

The Ecosocialist party is pulling all of its candidates from the provincial election Ashwini Manohar Executive Director for the party, said. Edward Quinlan was nominated as the Stikine riding candidate on Sept. 25. (Ecosocialist Party photo)
The Ecosocialist party is pulling all of its candidates from the provincial election Ashwini Manohar Executive Director for the party, said. Edward Quinlan was nominated as the Stikine riding candidate on Sept. 25. (Ecosocialist Party photo)

Ecosocialist Party pulls all candidates from the provincial election

Greens and Conservatives yet to announce in Stikine

The Ecosocialist party is pulling all of its candidates from the provincial election Ashwini Manohar Executive Director for the party, said. Edward Quinlan was nominated as the Stikine riding candidate on Sept. 25. (Ecosocialist Party photo)
The summer rainfall of 2020 in Prince Rupert broke all precipitation records since as far back as records go, Environment Canada said. (File photo)

While some cities saw wildfires and heat, Prince Rupert saw record rainfall this summer

Prince Rupert summer rainfall is highest ever recorded

The summer rainfall of 2020 in Prince Rupert broke all precipitation records since as far back as records go, Environment Canada said. (File photo)
Conservation Officer Service and Parks BC are positing employment opportunities for North Coast youth by mid-Aug. under a new government program. Conservation officer service truck seen in Port Edward on May 30, 2020 after a senior citizen was attacked by a wolf. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Youth job opportunities for the North Coast and Skeena region

The new government program will offer positions in office and project work in the Northwest

Conservation Officer Service and Parks BC are positing employment opportunities for North Coast youth by mid-Aug. under a new government program. Conservation officer service truck seen in Port Edward on May 30, 2020 after a senior citizen was attacked by a wolf. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
VIA Rail laid of 1000 unionized workers across the country on July 8, 2020. The Northern B.C. route of Jasper to Prince George to Prince Rupert route is not affected, a company spokesperson told Black Press. (Photo: Shannon Lough/The Northern View)

VIA Rail lays off 1,000 unionized workers across the country

Northern B.C. route Jasper to Prince George to Prince Rupert is not affected by VIA Rail layoffs

VIA Rail laid of 1000 unionized workers across the country on July 8, 2020. The Northern B.C. route of Jasper to Prince George to Prince Rupert route is not affected, a company spokesperson told Black Press. (Photo: Shannon Lough/The Northern View)
Daniel Paulusse 37, has been identified as the CN conductor who died on the job in Port Edward on June 15. He was the second British Columbia CN railroader to die in a period of 15 days completing a “switching operation.” He is seen here with his daughter Jazmyne. (Photo supplied by Denise Savoie)

Deceased CN conductor identified as man from Smithers

Port Edward death is second in B.C in 15 days, Teamsters Union said

Daniel Paulusse 37, has been identified as the CN conductor who died on the job in Port Edward on June 15. He was the second British Columbia CN railroader to die in a period of 15 days completing a “switching operation.” He is seen here with his daughter Jazmyne. (Photo supplied by Denise Savoie)
CN Rail confirmed the death of an employee on June 15, at a Port Edward site in Northern B.C. (File Photo)

CN confirms employee death on property in Northern B.C.

CN email statement said fatality was close to Prince Rupert

CN Rail confirmed the death of an employee on June 15, at a Port Edward site in Northern B.C. (File Photo)
After three days of searching, a wolf has been killed in Port Edward on June 1, 2020, after a senior citizen was brutally attacked in an unprovoked assault. In this photo a gray wolf travels on an old forest road in Washington state. (Black Press file photo: Supplied by Conservation Northwest)

Wolf put down following unprovoked attack on senior near Prince Rupert

Samples to be sent to lab for testing

After three days of searching, a wolf has been killed in Port Edward on June 1, 2020, after a senior citizen was brutally attacked in an unprovoked assault. In this photo a gray wolf travels on an old forest road in Washington state. (Black Press file photo: Supplied by Conservation Northwest)
Frank Russ shows the bushes where the wolf, which attacked his father on May 29, appeared to be residing. The Conservation Officer Services is posted outside the Port Edward residence where the attack occurred. Patrols to find the wolf are continuing. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

‘I’m afraid’: Witnesses of wolf attack on senior near Prince Rupert worried about safety

Frank Russ shows where the unprovoked wolf attacked his father

Frank Russ shows the bushes where the wolf, which attacked his father on May 29, appeared to be residing. The Conservation Officer Services is posted outside the Port Edward residence where the attack occurred. Patrols to find the wolf are continuing. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A wolf attack on May 29, 2020, has left a Port Edward resident in hospital with bites and lacerations. Numerous wolf warnings have been issued in the region over the past few weeks. A radio-collared wolf just after its release, with ear tags and a radio collar in a U.S. tracking program from 2009. (File photo)

Senior man in hospital after unprovoked wolf attack near Prince Rupert

Conservation officers are on site looking for the wolf

A wolf attack on May 29, 2020, has left a Port Edward resident in hospital with bites and lacerations. Numerous wolf warnings have been issued in the region over the past few weeks. A radio-collared wolf just after its release, with ear tags and a radio collar in a U.S. tracking program from 2009. (File photo)
Proposed Lax Kw’alaams blockade position, in between Terrace and Prince Rupert, at Salvus, on Hwy 16 would potentially lock traffic to Prince Rupert, Port Edward and Terrace. The Lax Kw’alaams community has current on island restrictions and check points in place. (Google maps)

Lax Kw’alaams propose checkpoint between Prince Rupert and Terrace

First Nation plans to block non-essential travel to and from Prince Rupert, Ministry of Transportation says they have no tenure

Proposed Lax Kw’alaams blockade position, in between Terrace and Prince Rupert, at Salvus, on Hwy 16 would potentially lock traffic to Prince Rupert, Port Edward and Terrace. The Lax Kw’alaams community has current on island restrictions and check points in place. (Google maps)
A group of Prince Rupert residents belonging to the Haida Nation, formed an assembly at the Highway 16 and Park Ave. entrance to BC Ferries on April 30, to inform passengers and vehicles arriving that Haida Gwaii is closed to visitors due to the coronavirus. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Demonstrators gather near Prince Rupert ferry terminal to say ‘Haida Gwaii is closed’

More than 20 people gathered with drums and flags on Thursday; more to come

A group of Prince Rupert residents belonging to the Haida Nation, formed an assembly at the Highway 16 and Park Ave. entrance to BC Ferries on April 30, to inform passengers and vehicles arriving that Haida Gwaii is closed to visitors due to the coronavirus. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)