Local News

6/28/2017

Ceremony to Rededicate "Nishga Girl" To Be Held In Gatineau Quebec Today

Nisga'a Hereditary Chief Harry Nyce and his wife Deanna are in Gatineau Quebec today, to take part in a blessing ceremony for a special piece of northwest history. The Nyce family donated a wooden gillnetter called the "Nishga Girl" to the Canadian Museum of Civilization -- which is now known ... Read more
6/28/2017

Two Northwest Girls Selected for Female U18 Hockey Team BC Selection Camp

Two northwest girls have been selected to take part in the 2017 Female Under-18 Team BC Selection Camp, taking place next month at Shawnigan Lake on Vancouver Island. Sarah Rourke of Smithers -- who is celebrating her 16th birthday today -- and 17-year-old Myah Bowal of Terrace are among 42 ... Read more
6/27/2017

Metlakatla's Elders Village gets Final Green Light From Prince Rupert

The final green light has been given by Prince Rupert City Council for Metlakatla to build their elders village. The Metlakatla Development Corporation will be building the Elders Village in the former King Edward School lot located in the Eighth Avenue East and Green Street area. There will with a ... Read more
6/27/2017

North Coast MLA Urges BC Liberals To Call A Confidence Vote

North Coast New Democrat MLA Jennifer Rice is urging the BC Liberals to call a confidence vote. Rice says the Liberals are slowing down the process of replacing Prince Rupert Middle School. She says asbestos in the walls, foul odours, and portions of the school are sinking. Rice believes Education ... Read more
6/27/2017

Prince Rupert Council Looking Into Upgrading RCMP Cell Blocks

Prince Rupert City Council has approved funding to look at upgrading the R-C-M-P cells in the detachment.  The RCMP requested city staff and council to look at upgrades as many aspects of the facility are out of date. Council will now spend just under 100-thousand dollars to study the upgrades ... Read more