K-J Millar

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)
The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament bounced back on April 3, with the Haida Nation leading the opening ceremonies. Parnticipants were encouraged to donate to the town of Lytton, by placing donations on a flag in the center of the gym. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

62nd ANBT returns with a packed house

The Haida Nation led the ceremonial entrance to open the games

The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament bounced back on April 3, with the Haida Nation leading the opening ceremonies. Parnticipants were encouraged to donate to the town of Lytton, by placing donations on a flag in the center of the gym. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert resident, Anatolii Levkovytskyi, points to his home city in Ukraine on March 4, which has been destroyed by bombing and missile attacks where his brother is fighting on the front lines. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert couple flying to Ukraine to save family amid Russian invasion

A child survivor in Chornobyl, nuclear fears are real for Anatolii Levkovytskyi

Prince Rupert resident, Anatolii Levkovytskyi, points to his home city in Ukraine on March 4, which has been destroyed by bombing and missile attacks where his brother is fighting on the front lines. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Three rabbits were allegedly killed and dissected in a classroom on Jan. 28, in front of school students aged 9 to 12 years old, said People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. This photographed rabbit is not one in the incident. (Andrea Rondeau/Citizen)

Rabbits allegedly killed and dissected in front of Haida Gwaii elementary school children

Lesson was cruel and traumatizing to young students, said animal rights group

Three rabbits were allegedly killed and dissected in a classroom on Jan. 28, in front of school students aged 9 to 12 years old, said People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. This photographed rabbit is not one in the incident. (Andrea Rondeau/Citizen)
Mayor Lee Brain announced on Jan 10, his intention not to seek election in the 2022 municipal elections. In this 2018 photo he says #newspapersmatter because they keep the community updated on council matters, hold politicians to account by asking the tough questions and gather the opinion of the community. (The Northern View file photo)
Mayor Lee Brain announced on Jan 10, his intention not to seek election in the 2022 municipal elections. In this 2018 photo he says #newspapersmatter because they keep the community updated on council matters, hold politicians to account by asking the tough questions and gather the opinion of the community. (The Northern View file photo)

Prince Rupert Mayor not seeking re-election in 2022

Brain was the youngest Prince Rupert mayor when he took office 2014

Mayor Lee Brain announced on Jan 10, his intention not to seek election in the 2022 municipal elections. In this 2018 photo he says #newspapersmatter because they keep the community updated on council matters, hold politicians to account by asking the tough questions and gather the opinion of the community. (The Northern View file photo)
Mayor Lee Brain announced on Jan 10, his intention not to seek election in the 2022 municipal elections. In this 2018 photo he says #newspapersmatter because they keep the community updated on council matters, hold politicians to account by asking the tough questions and gather the opinion of the community. (The Northern View file photo)
Northern Health Authority has issued revised public health orders on Dec. 9, permitting in-person worship services for vaccinated people up to 50 per cent capacity inside the venue. (Black Press Media file photo)

New public health order permits in-person worship in northern B.C.

Northern Health issues revised events and gatherings orders

Northern Health Authority has issued revised public health orders on Dec. 9, permitting in-person worship services for vaccinated people up to 50 per cent capacity inside the venue. (Black Press Media file photo)
Tom Kertes organizer of ReopenWorship.org will hold a small worship gathering in his private residence on Dec. 12 with COVID-19 restrictions in place. (Photo Supplied)

Prince Rupert group protests COVID-19 worship service ban

ReopenWorship.org encourages private gatherings

Tom Kertes organizer of ReopenWorship.org will hold a small worship gathering in his private residence on Dec. 12 with COVID-19 restrictions in place. (Photo Supplied)
Tug boats in the Prince Rupert harbour assist the MSC Altair after it broke free of its moorings at Fairview Terminal during inclement weather and became grounded on Nov. 24. (Photo: K-J Millar/The NorthernView)

Cargo vessel runs aground in Prince Rupert Harbour

Canadian Coast Guard received no reports of containers lost overboard

Tug boats in the Prince Rupert harbour assist the MSC Altair after it broke free of its moorings at Fairview Terminal during inclement weather and became grounded on Nov. 24. (Photo: K-J Millar/The NorthernView)
A casting call has been announced in Prince Rupert and the region for the first feature movie to be filmed in the city. Cameras will roll in March 2022. (Image: supplied)

Casting call is amplified across Prince Rupert and region

Hollywood north moves to coastal city for filming gothic fantasy

A casting call has been announced in Prince Rupert and the region for the first feature movie to be filmed in the city. Cameras will roll in March 2022. (Image: supplied)
The tugboat, Cadal, a Wainwright Marine Service operated vessel, crashed onto the beach of Rix Island in the Gardner Canal on Nov. 2, leaving a crew member with minor injuries. (Photo: Wainwright Marine)

Prince Rupert tugboat crash in Gardner Canal injures crew member

‘Cadal’ collided with the shore and barge 9 months after ‘Ingenika’ sank on same route

The tugboat, Cadal, a Wainwright Marine Service operated vessel, crashed onto the beach of Rix Island in the Gardner Canal on Nov. 2, leaving a crew member with minor injuries. (Photo: Wainwright Marine)
Prince Rupert man, Michael Kitchener, 21 years old, was last seen on Oct. 22. running eastbound on Highway 16. On Oct. 26, RCMP is requesting more information from the public. (Photo: Supplied)

RCMP release more details in disappearance of Michael Kitchener, last seen on Hwy 16

RCMP have issued a new photo of Kitchener, updating information as it is supplied

Prince Rupert man, Michael Kitchener, 21 years old, was last seen on Oct. 22. running eastbound on Highway 16. On Oct. 26, RCMP is requesting more information from the public. (Photo: Supplied)
Wanting to stop mining and mineral claims on Banks Island, elected chief councillor of the Gitxaała Nation, Linda Innes made the announcement on Oct. 26, the First Nation filed a legal challenge against the B.C. government on Oct. 25. (Photo: screenshot)

Gitxaała Nation launches mineral rights legal challenge against B.C. government

The First Nation said the first-of-its-kind challenge leads to the root of the Mineral Tenure Act

Wanting to stop mining and mineral claims on Banks Island, elected chief councillor of the Gitxaała Nation, Linda Innes made the announcement on Oct. 26, the First Nation filed a legal challenge against the B.C. government on Oct. 25. (Photo: screenshot)
The Cops for Cancer - Tour De North finished in Prince Rupert on Sept. 23 with participants jubilant at the success of cycling more than 870 km and battling wicked weather to raise funds for pediatric cancer research. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Cops for Cancer – Tour de North rides to success in Prince Rupert

Cyclists battled wicked weather but ended the 870 km trek from Prince George in jubilation

The Cops for Cancer - Tour De North finished in Prince Rupert on Sept. 23 with participants jubilant at the success of cycling more than 870 km and battling wicked weather to raise funds for pediatric cancer research. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
On Sept. 20, a boil water notice was issued and will remain in place until further notice for all Prince Rupert households and businesses. (Black Press: file photo)

Prince Rupert boil water notice in effect for all households and businesses

Disease-causing microorganisms may escape into the water distribution system

On Sept. 20, a boil water notice was issued and will remain in place until further notice for all Prince Rupert households and businesses. (Black Press: file photo)
Prince Rupert-owned CityWest is announced on Sept 14, it is expanding its fibre optic network west to the Village of Fraser Lake. Also announced on Sept. 17, was the expansion west through the Connected Coast project, to Haida Gwaii. (File photo, Black Press)

Prince Rupert telecom company continues to grow

CityWest expands east and west

Prince Rupert-owned CityWest is announced on Sept 14, it is expanding its fibre optic network west to the Village of Fraser Lake. Also announced on Sept. 17, was the expansion west through the Connected Coast project, to Haida Gwaii. (File photo, Black Press)
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)
CN Rail pleaded guilty to a $100,000 sentence in the Prince Rupert Court on May 27 for violations under the Integrated Pest Management Act. (Photo: Conservation Officer Service Facebook)
CN rail started operating again through Clinton and Lone Butte. (CN image)

CN Rail fined $2.5 million in Prince Rupert Court

Second fine for CN Rail stems from pesticide use along PR to Terrace corridor

CN Rail pleaded guilty to a $100,000 sentence in the Prince Rupert Court on May 27 for violations under the Integrated Pest Management Act. (Photo: Conservation Officer Service Facebook)
CN rail started operating again through Clinton and Lone Butte. (CN image)
A computer graphic shows the PE LNG to be located in Port Edward which has received its facilities permit on Sept. 13, from the BC Oil and Gas Commission allowing the start of site investigation work for the small scale plant. (Image supplied)

New LNG plant for Port Edward receives permit for the go-ahead

PE LNG will be 24 months in construction creating dozens of permanent jobs in the region

A computer graphic shows the PE LNG to be located in Port Edward which has received its facilities permit on Sept. 13, from the BC Oil and Gas Commission allowing the start of site investigation work for the small scale plant. (Image supplied)