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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

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

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

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

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