Todd Hamilton

UPDATED: Love Marine Electric building engulfed in blaze

Firefighters battle winds up to nearly 70 km/hr to contain fire, embers the size of fire helmets

While Southern B.C. veterans and active military will receive free trips on Remembrance Day, North Coast seniors, vets, cadets and active military will have to pay. (Northern View file photo)

BC Ferries snubs North Coast veterans, seniors and active duty military

Complimentary Remembrance Day ferry rides for southern routes only

While Southern B.C. veterans and active military will receive free trips on Remembrance Day, North Coast seniors, vets, cadets and active military will have to pay. (Northern View file photo)
A tentative agreement has been reached averting a strike in Prince Rupert.

ILWU strike called off in Prince Rupert

SGS, ILWU reach tentative agreement

A tentative agreement has been reached averting a strike in Prince Rupert.
Inside a greenhouse at Rupert Lawn and Garden in 2019, Morgan Sage, a project coordinator with Ecotrust Canada’s Innovation Lab, worked with the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society to grow edible plants for members and Prince Rupert residents. EcoTrust and the City of Prince Rupert have just received $100,000 funding to create a downtown community garden. (The Northern View file photo)

Prince Rupert receives $100K for downtown garden project

Northern Development funds Ecotrust Canada-led project

Inside a greenhouse at Rupert Lawn and Garden in 2019, Morgan Sage, a project coordinator with Ecotrust Canada’s Innovation Lab, worked with the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society to grow edible plants for members and Prince Rupert residents. EcoTrust and the City of Prince Rupert have just received $100,000 funding to create a downtown community garden. (The Northern View file photo)
The students and families of Prince Rupert’s Annunciation School raised approximately $5,200 for fire victims of Monday’s downtown core blaze.

Annunciation school raises $5,200 for fire victims

School challenges others to assist following devastating Second Ave. blaze

The students and families of Prince Rupert’s Annunciation School raised approximately $5,200 for fire victims of Monday’s downtown core blaze.
Prince Rupert firefighter Rocky Paolo matched five consecutive icons on PlayNow.com’s Chain Reactors to win the $302,485 jackpot (BCLC photo)

Prince Rupert firefighter wins $302K

Plans to keep working on frontline

Prince Rupert firefighter Rocky Paolo matched five consecutive icons on PlayNow.com’s Chain Reactors to win the $302,485 jackpot (BCLC photo)
Charles Hays scored in the Top 100 of B.C. secondary schools in the Fraser Institute’s annual report card. The school had a Grade 12 enrolment of 151 students, 15.5 per cent of which were classified as special needs and 2.1 per cent were English as a second language (ESL). (Fraser Institute graphic)

Charles Hays receives passing grade in controversial annual report card

Fraser Institute ranks Prince Rupert secondary school 82nd of 252 schools in the province

Charles Hays scored in the Top 100 of B.C. secondary schools in the Fraser Institute’s annual report card. The school had a Grade 12 enrolment of 151 students, 15.5 per cent of which were classified as special needs and 2.1 per cent were English as a second language (ESL). (Fraser Institute graphic)
Blair Mirau, Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society CEO, said the new hydroponics greenhouse that arrived in Seal Cove last week will produce as much as 12,000 pounds of veggies and herbs.Submitted photo

Good food hub coming to Seal Cove

Gitmaxmak'ay Nisga'a Society receives state-of-the-art hydroponics greenhouse to begin locally-grown vegetable venture

Blair Mirau, Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society CEO, said the new hydroponics greenhouse that arrived in Seal Cove last week will produce as much as 12,000 pounds of veggies and herbs.Submitted photo
COSCO, Maersk, and BC Ferries, as well as two new recipients, Ocean Network Express and Pacific Basin have been named recipients of the Port of Prince Rupert’s Green Wave Award.

PRPA announces Green Wave Award recipients

COSCO, Maersk and BC Ferries, as well as two new recipients, Ocean Network Express and Pacific Basin receive financial incentives as part of the program

COSCO, Maersk, and BC Ferries, as well as two new recipients, Ocean Network Express and Pacific Basin have been named recipients of the Port of Prince Rupert’s Green Wave Award.
BCLC photo Christopher Perfitt of Prince Rupert scratched a $1 Million Royale winning ticket while in Burnaby.

Million Dollar Lunch Break for Prince Rupert Winner

Perfitt to buy a house for his family

BCLC photo Christopher Perfitt of Prince Rupert scratched a $1 Million Royale winning ticket while in Burnaby.
Dr. Marius Pienaar posted on social media that Prince Rupert has its first presumptive case of COVID-19.

UPDATE: First presumptive case of COVID-19 in Prince Rupert

Doctor says it was a visitor, Northern Health won't confirm

Dr. Marius Pienaar posted on social media that Prince Rupert has its first presumptive case of COVID-19.
Charles Hayes Secondary School seniors students are disappointed in the cancellation of the spring break trip to India amidst COVID-19 concerns. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

ONGOING UPDATES: Updated Cancellations for March 17

Prince Rupert sports, events, gatherings postponed, cancelled or suspended due to global pandemic

Charles Hayes Secondary School seniors students are disappointed in the cancellation of the spring break trip to India amidst COVID-19 concerns. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Decision rendered by National Newsmedia Council in complaint against The Northern View

Corrective action and best practices cited as reason for decision

Addressing the over-heated elephant in the room

We stand corrected, and offer an apology to our readers, and anyone who took offence at wording that was shaped literally in the heat of reporting a major story.

China Ocean Shipping’s (COSCO) Antwerp unloads at the Port of Prince Rupert. Currently the port is under no travel restrictions or protocols to prevent any possible transmission of the coronavirus from international ships.

Port of Prince Rupert currently under no orders to watch for coronavirus spread to northern B.C.

No protocols, crew disembarkation rules for PRPA despite coronavirus freight, cruise ship fears.

China Ocean Shipping’s (COSCO) Antwerp unloads at the Port of Prince Rupert. Currently the port is under no travel restrictions or protocols to prevent any possible transmission of the coronavirus from international ships.

Haida Gwaii Observer delivery to be delayed until Monday due to air flight delays

Air delays force Observer to Monday delivery

Out-of-town journalists compile the stats without the full story. (File photo).

HAMILTON: Lies, damned lies and statistics

Out-of-towners get Prince Rupert wrong again

Out-of-town journalists compile the stats without the full story. (File photo).
Photo by VoVo Productions Jiigawaay Naay Unguu, BC’s largest community-owned solar energy system at the Haida Heritage Centre at Ḵay Llnagaay.

Indigenous-led organizations and province announce initiative to get North Coast communities off oil

First Nations communities from Haida Gwaii to Bella Bella will be eligible

Photo by VoVo Productions Jiigawaay Naay Unguu, BC’s largest community-owned solar energy system at the Haida Heritage Centre at Ḵay Llnagaay.
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Independent candidate Danny Nunes, clothed as the character ‘Dan the Bear.’ (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)

IN OUR OPINION: Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidate Danny Nunes candidacy not funny

Comedian Danny Nunes' candidacy was a joke, and a warning

Independent candidate Danny Nunes, clothed as the character ‘Dan the Bear.’ (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)