K-J Millar

Skeena Bulkley MP Taylor Bachrach calls on Feds to help with funding for failing Prince Rupert Infrastructure on Jan. 19. He’s seen here with Minister of International Development Harjit S. Sajjan and Port Edward Mayor Knut Bjorndal on Aug. 23 at North Pacific Cannery. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Bachrach calls on Feds to step up with funding to help Prince Rupert’s infrastructure woes

Very real risk of drinking water system’s catastrophic failure says Skeena Bulkley MP

Skeena Bulkley MP Taylor Bachrach calls on Feds to help with funding for failing Prince Rupert Infrastructure on Jan. 19. He’s seen here with Minister of International Development Harjit S. Sajjan and Port Edward Mayor Knut Bjorndal on Aug. 23 at North Pacific Cannery. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A water outflow pipe from Shawatlans Lake, near the Woodworth Dam project on Oct. 15, for which the provincial government invested $10 million dollars on the infrastructure for water to Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Secretary for Emergency Preparedness Jennifer Rice supports State of Emergency in Prince Rupert

Govt. and industry partners action needed to assist with infrastructure failures - North Coast MLA

A water outflow pipe from Shawatlans Lake, near the Woodworth Dam project on Oct. 15, for which the provincial government invested $10 million dollars on the infrastructure for water to Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A local State of Emergency was declared by Prince Rupert City Council in an emergency session on Dec. 17, at 4 p.m. due to numerous watermain breaks in the city within the past 24 hours. (Photo: Cranbrook Townsman photo)

Local State of Emergency declared by Prince Rupert City Council

City resources are stretched with three water main breaks in the past 24 hours

A local State of Emergency was declared by Prince Rupert City Council in an emergency session on Dec. 17, at 4 p.m. due to numerous watermain breaks in the city within the past 24 hours. (Photo: Cranbrook Townsman photo)
DP World crews hook up a ship to the new shore power capabilities on Dec. 12, which will reduce emissions by the equivalent of 6,500 passenger vehicles. (Photo: supplied)

Prince Rupert leads in eco-friendly port operations with $7.2 million in new infrastructure

Installation of new shore power will reduce emissions by equiv. 6,500 passenger vehicles

DP World crews hook up a ship to the new shore power capabilities on Dec. 12, which will reduce emissions by the equivalent of 6,500 passenger vehicles. (Photo: supplied)
Environment Canada issued a wind warning for the North Coast, Prince Rupert and Area on Nov. 30. Temperatures will drop to -16 C overnight the weather agency stated. (Black Press file photo)

Wind warning in effect for Prince Rupert, North Coast and inland areas

Temperatures will drop to -16 C overnight

Environment Canada issued a wind warning for the North Coast, Prince Rupert and Area on Nov. 30. Temperatures will drop to -16 C overnight the weather agency stated. (Black Press file photo)
Jupiter St. Pierre practices her skating routine on Nov. 22, before the Kla How Ya completion on Dec. 2 to 4 in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Kla How Ya skating competition in Prince Rupert, first time in 7 years

Public invited to watch skaters from across the north in free event Dec. 2 to 4

Jupiter St. Pierre practices her skating routine on Nov. 22, before the Kla How Ya completion on Dec. 2 to 4 in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A GoFundMe campaign has been set to help the family of murder victim Patty Forman a much-loved Prince Rupert community member who was killed on Nov. 21 in a murder-suicide. (Photo: supplied)

GoFundMe campaign started to assist family of Prince Rupert murder victim Patty Forman

The $10,000 goal is to help her children with funeral costs and expenses

A GoFundMe campaign has been set to help the family of murder victim Patty Forman a much-loved Prince Rupert community member who was killed on Nov. 21 in a murder-suicide. (Photo: supplied)
Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada was in Prince Rupert on Aug. 23. He announced the official opening of PacificCan offices in the coastal city as well as in Prince George and Fort St. John, on Nov. 17. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

New federal PacifiCan offices open in Prince Rupert, Fort St. John and Prince George

Offices in the north will ensure opportunities don’t get overlooked — Bachrach

Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada was in Prince Rupert on Aug. 23. He announced the official opening of PacificCan offices in the coastal city as well as in Prince George and Fort St. John, on Nov. 17. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Pembina Prince Rupert Terminal shipped its first vessel full of liquified petroleum gas on April 9, 2021 just less than three years after breaking ground on the repurposed pulp mill on Watson Island. (Photo: Supplied by Pembina)

Prince Rupert wins national brownfield award with Watson Island reinvention

Major challenge, environmental liability now a revenue and community opportunity - Mayor Herb Pond

Pembina Prince Rupert Terminal shipped its first vessel full of liquified petroleum gas on April 9, 2021 just less than three years after breaking ground on the repurposed pulp mill on Watson Island. (Photo: Supplied by Pembina)
Prince Rupert RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance with information about a man reported missing. Leon Sinclair was last seen in Prince Rupert in June. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

56 year old man reported missing, Prince Rupert RCMP request public assistance

Leon Sinclair was thought to be Houston, but investigations led to sighting in Prince Rupert in June

Prince Rupert RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance with information about a man reported missing. Leon Sinclair was last seen in Prince Rupert in June. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Trigon’s Berth 2 Beyond Carbon (B2BC) was announced on Nov. 15 with $75 million in federal support. The second berth is shown with the ship shown in green and will be located adjacent to the terminal’s existing berth. (Photo: supplied)

Prince Rupert sees second berth in port with $75 million investment

Capacity will double to 33.5 million tonnes, terminal expansion is lynchpin to the future - Rob Booker

Trigon’s Berth 2 Beyond Carbon (B2BC) was announced on Nov. 15 with $75 million in federal support. The second berth is shown with the ship shown in green and will be located adjacent to the terminal’s existing berth. (Photo: supplied)
Trigon’s Berth 2 Beyond Carbon (B2BC) was announced on Nov. 15 with $75 million in federal support. The second berth is shown with the ship shown in green and will be located adjacent to the terminal’s existing berth. (Photo: supplied)

Prince Rupert sees second berth in port with $75 million investment

Capacity will double to 90 million tonnes, terminal expansion is “lynchpin” to the future - Rob Booker

Trigon’s Berth 2 Beyond Carbon (B2BC) was announced on Nov. 15 with $75 million in federal support. The second berth is shown with the ship shown in green and will be located adjacent to the terminal’s existing berth. (Photo: supplied)
“A Mother’s Cry” is so revered in Nisga’a culture that only the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society dancers are permitted to perform musical narration, as seen at Salmon Fest in June 2022.

‘A Mothers Cry’ heard across B.C.’s northwest captures the pain of separation and loss

Hallowed Nisga’a song shares the anguish of stolen children and mothers’ arms left empty

“A Mother’s Cry” is so revered in Nisga’a culture that only the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society dancers are permitted to perform musical narration, as seen at Salmon Fest in June 2022.
Beairsto Elementary students created self-portraits which were displayed at the Vernon Public Art Gallery last year to showcase the different faces of the community. (Black Press video still)

New training program empowers people to tackle racism, North Coast MLA said

Anti-racism pilot program offers 20 places to more than 15 rural communities

Beairsto Elementary students created self-portraits which were displayed at the Vernon Public Art Gallery last year to showcase the different faces of the community. (Black Press video still)
Prince Rupert city council voted on July 25 to support its fire department in billing BC Ambulance for service calls when firefighters need to drive ambulances due to lack of paramedic staff. Fire crews assist with patients in Jan. 2022 at a house fire. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

BC Ambulance needs to step up so Prince Rupert firefighters can step back – City Council

Driving ambulances keeps firefighters from main task, services should be invoiced - Chief Beckwith

Prince Rupert city council voted on July 25 to support its fire department in billing BC Ambulance for service calls when firefighters need to drive ambulances due to lack of paramedic staff. Fire crews assist with patients in Jan. 2022 at a house fire. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Jessie Wyant Millwater. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Jessie Wyant Millwater. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
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)

Prince Rupert man receives prestigious 2022 Reconciliation Award from Office of Lieutenant Governor

Award recipient also wins $40,000 scholarship noting efforts with Smalgyax language preservation

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)
Prince Rupert Fire Rescue Department battles a blaze on May 1, that spread from the previous Rose’s Oriental Food and Gifts and destroyed the Belmont Hotel. The fire has been suspicious and is under criminal investigation for arson.

Arson investigation opened by Prince Rupert RCMP

Downtown fire that destroyed Belmont Hotel deemed ‘suspicious’

Prince Rupert Fire Rescue Department battles a blaze on May 1, that spread from the previous Rose’s Oriental Food and Gifts and destroyed the Belmont Hotel. The fire has been suspicious and is under criminal investigation for arson.
Clippings and remnants of an alleged cannabis grow operation after a fire in downtown Prince Rupert on May 1. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Cannabis law loopholes create challenges for Prince Rupert

Bachrach says “inordinate” amounts of cannabis being prescribed allow commercial-sized production

Clippings and remnants of an alleged cannabis grow operation after a fire in downtown Prince Rupert on May 1. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rotary youth division, Rainmakers Interact Club, to fundraise and help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Hoo is this bird? Prince Rupert amputee owl needs a name

Rotary Interact Club and Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Shelter host naming contest

An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rotary youth division, Rainmakers Interact Club, to fundraise and help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)