Norman Galimski, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Elder Jiixa (Gladys Vandal) and Julia Weder formed the rap group Siijuu Jaadas, meaning cool ladies in Haida, just over a year ago. (Supplied photo: Julia Weder)

84-year-old Haida matriarch raps the language to pass it on

Language teacher and pupil form dynamic musical pair

Elder Jiixa (Gladys Vandal) and Julia Weder formed the rap group Siijuu Jaadas, meaning cool ladies in Haida, just over a year ago. (Supplied photo: Julia Weder)
Taylor Bachrach, MP for Skeena-Bulkley, hailed universal dental care and pharmacare as the completion of NDP founder Tommy Douglas’ project for universal medical coverage for all Canadians. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP promises equitable access to universal dental care

“It’s the most significant improvement to our universal health-care system in a generation” — Bachrach

Taylor Bachrach, MP for Skeena-Bulkley, hailed universal dental care and pharmacare as the completion of NDP founder Tommy Douglas’ project for universal medical coverage for all Canadians. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
The 2022 All Native Basketball Tournament will run to full capacity after the province lifted many COVID-19 restrictions. Team players pack the court with full spectator stands at the 2020 ANBT in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament confirmed to run full capacity

More than 5,000 expected at Prince Rupert basketball tournament after province lifts restrictions

The 2022 All Native Basketball Tournament will run to full capacity after the province lifted many COVID-19 restrictions. Team players pack the court with full spectator stands at the 2020 ANBT in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The BC Nurses Union is calling on MLAs for support to address the staffing crisis and violence against staff. Nurse Angie Z. gets a thumbs up from Delores Campbell at the Prince Rupert community vaccination clinic in March 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View.

‘People have threatened to beat us’: Prince Rupert nurses face staffing shortages and violence

Prince Rupert nurses are asking North Coast MLA, Jennifer Rice, for more…

The BC Nurses Union is calling on MLAs for support to address the staffing crisis and violence against staff. Nurse Angie Z. gets a thumbs up from Delores Campbell at the Prince Rupert community vaccination clinic in March 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View.
North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice said it is great to see First Nations communities leading the way to a green energy future. (Photo Robert F. Bukaty/ The Canadian Press)

Haida Gwaii communities receive $800,000 for green projects

Heiltsuk, Kitselas and Wuikinuxv First Nations also receive funds

North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice said it is great to see First Nations communities leading the way to a green energy future. (Photo Robert F. Bukaty/ The Canadian Press)
Icy road conditions led to the crash. (Photo: Facebook)

Northern Health bus hit by semi truck between Prince Rupert and Terrace

No injuries reported to passengers or driver in the Jan. 10 incident

Icy road conditions led to the crash. (Photo: Facebook)
Prince Rupert Fire Rescue department was affected by numerous staff contracting COVID-19. As of Jan. 6, eight members of the detachment out of 20 remain off work. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

8 of 20 in isolation as Prince Rupert Fire Rescue hit by COVID-19

City reassures community essential fire protection will still be provided

Prince Rupert Fire Rescue department was affected by numerous staff contracting COVID-19. As of Jan. 6, eight members of the detachment out of 20 remain off work. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Clea Schooner, 22, said she looks forward to gaining new skills and making relationships that will help her be a strong advocate for her community and for the next generation, on Dec. 13.

North Coast woman named to provincial young leaders council

Clea Schooner to focus on climate action and indigenous values

Clea Schooner, 22, said she looks forward to gaining new skills and making relationships that will help her be a strong advocate for her community and for the next generation, on Dec. 13.
The first turbines landed in Prince Rupert on Dec. 2, 2020. The wide load created traffic advisories and road closures along Highway 16 during the week of Jan. to 14. (Photo: Jake Wray/Black Press)

Turbines for Site C Dam force overnight Hwy 16 closures

Over-sized cargo will take several days from Prince Rupert to Fort. St. John

The first turbines landed in Prince Rupert on Dec. 2, 2020. The wide load created traffic advisories and road closures along Highway 16 during the week of Jan. to 14. (Photo: Jake Wray/Black Press)
Prince Rupert resident, Jan Loroff, was the lucky winner of the Canada-wide contest. Loroff walked away with his new vehicle on Oct. 15. (Photo: Rainbow Chrysler)

Prince Rupert resident wins Sportsnet Hockey Predictor Contest

Winner drives away with new Dodge Ram in national hockey contest

Prince Rupert resident, Jan Loroff, was the lucky winner of the Canada-wide contest. Loroff walked away with his new vehicle on Oct. 15. (Photo: Rainbow Chrysler)
Taylor Bachrach, MP for Skeena-Bulkley, addressed the Rotary Club of Prince Rupert on Oct. 14.

Bachrach visits Washington D.C. to discuss salmon crisis and remedies

We need to restore the abundance and diversity of our wild stocks - Bachrach

Taylor Bachrach, MP for Skeena-Bulkley, addressed the Rotary Club of Prince Rupert on Oct. 14.
Juanita Parnell won big with her ticket she purchased in Prince Rupert. (Facebook screenshot)

UPDATED: Prince Rupert resident wins $5.8 million Lotto

Lotto 6/49 winner bought ticket at West End Grocery

Juanita Parnell won big with her ticket she purchased in Prince Rupert. (Facebook screenshot)
The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament for Feb. 2021 has been cancelled. Port Simpson Strike Force battles 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)

Shooting for nothing but net with All Native Basketball Tournament return

Tournament set to begin Feb. 13, 2022, may be extended longer than a week if demand exists

The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament for Feb. 2021 has been cancelled. Port Simpson Strike Force battles 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)
The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament for Feb. 2021 has been cancelled. Port Simpson Strike Force battles 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)

Shooting for nothing but net with All Native Basketball Tournament return

Tournament set to begin Feb. 13, 2022, may be extended longer than a week if demand exists

The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament for Feb. 2021 has been cancelled. Port Simpson Strike Force battles 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)
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Vaccine passports will not be required for Bella Coola Valley voters

Polling stations will be at the Legion and Moose Hall

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Lakwinder Jhaj, Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Skeena BulkleyMP in the upcoming federal election was in Prince Rupert on Sept. 15 to visit the city for the first time as a campaign stopover. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Skeena Bulkley Liberal MP candidate throws down the gauntlet to NDP incumbent

Lakhwinder Jhaj challenges Taylor Bachrach on efforts to improve veterinary care in the NW

Lakwinder Jhaj, Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Skeena BulkleyMP in the upcoming federal election was in Prince Rupert on Sept. 15 to visit the city for the first time as a campaign stopover. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)