Local News

7/24/2014

Police Reveal More About Missing Rower

Police in Prince Rupert have released more information about a 69-year-old man who vanished during an attempt to row solo from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy and then Victoria. R-C-M-P say Paul Clark intended to mark his 70th birthday by completing the demanding journey but was last seen in the ... Read more
7/24/2014

Prince Rupert Man Faces Child Porn Charges

A Prince Rupert man is scheduled to appear in court again next week, facing child pornography charges. RCMP say 30-year-old Edmund White was charged after they executed a search warrant in the 1700 block of Sloan Avenue in Prince Rupert on July 3rd. White is charged with possession of child ... Read more
7/24/2014

U16, U18 Boys Soccer Teams Chalk Up Wins at North American Indigenous Games

    The Under-18 BC Boys Soccer Team, made up mostly of boys from the northwest, has evened its record at 1-and-1,  at the North American Indigenous Games in Regina.      Damon Fladmark of Haida Gwaii scored four goals and Levi Turner added a pair as B-C doubled Manitoba 6-3 yesterday.  ... Read more
7/24/2014

Mayor Hopeful for Kitimat Clinic Lands

Kitimat Mayor Joanne Monaghan is hopeful a meeting with Health Minister Terry Lake earlier this week will speed up the transfer of land for a proposed new doctors clinic in the community. Monaghan says the municipality has been working with a local physician on his plan for a round-the-clock walk-in ... Read more
7/23/2014

Northwest Transmission Line Fully Energized

The Northwest Transmission Line is now fully in service. The massive construction project spanned over two years and cost the province just under $750 million dollars. Although construction completed in June, the 344-kilometre-long power line wasnt fully energized until last week, after it went through a month of testing. “When ... Read more