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Local news for Prince Rupert, BC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Lost Canadian sailboat found off Washington coast

There was no sign of 69-year-old Paul Clark, who sailed alone out of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, earlier in July on his way to Port Hardy, British Columbia.

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4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

John Honderich, Craig Oliver named to News Hall of Fame

Toronto-born John Honderich began his newspaper career in 1973 as a copy boy for the Ottawa Citizen before moving to the Star in 1976 as a reporter.

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6 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

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Nicholas Macdonald was hurt on the Duchess Park slide. He received burns to his hands after going down the slide Wednesday.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

GlobalNews

Ghost Town Mysteries: The 30-year slumber of Kitsault, B.C.

The homes and roads of Kitsault may be taken care of - but they've sat empty for over 30 years.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Notes from the Prince Rupert Seniors Centre - July 30

Friday Whist: Ladies' 1st - D. Currie, 2nd - M. Stegavig, Pool - M. Weir; Men's 1st and Pool - S. Paulson, 2nd - L. Martinson.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

'Not a wish list': northwest officials band together to bring home a...

The Northwest BC Resource Benefits Alliance brings together mayors and other municipal leaders in a unified front to negotiate a deal with the province that would see provincial dollars allocated for infrastructure and services needed due to pressures of industrial expansion.

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Sys-Con Media

Avanti Mining Signs Mandate Letter for US$612 Million Debt Finance Facility

The Lenders consists of BNP Paribas, Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation, Export Development Canada, Korea Development Bank, Mizuho Bank Ltd. and UniCredit Bank AG.

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Vernon Morning Star

Ottawa follows B.C.'s treaty 'stepping stones'

The federal government has responded to the strengthening of aboriginal title in B.C. by following the province's lead and focusing on resource use agreements rather than full-scale treaties that have been slow and expensive to negotiate.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Physiotherapists steered to northern B.C.

The first official classes ended yesterday at the University of Northern B.C. for the 20 students that choose to focus their Master of Physical Therapy serving northern and rural communities.

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Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Canada

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Terrace Standard

Woman wakes up to find a man sitting at her kitchen table drinking a beer and smoking a cigarette

The Terrace RCMP responded to approximately 43 calls for service from July 23rd, 8 a.m. till July 24th, 8 a.m. During the same time period eight people were lodged in Terrace Cells.

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Burnaby News Leader

Burnaby MLAs get new shadow cabinet posts

Kathy Corrigan is now the critic for advanced education, as well as the NDP's caucus vice-chair.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Prince Rupert man arrested for child pornography possession, distribution

Edmund White, 30, was arrested on July 3 after RCMP executed a search warrant in the 1700 block of Sloan Ave. There, RCMP seized various electronics devices and charged White with not only possession of child pornography, but importing or distributing child pornography and making or publishing child pornography.

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Sys-Con Media

Gitga'at First Nation Releases Photos of Damaged Coal Carrier in Prince Rupert Harbour

The double-bottomed ship sustained a large six-metre gash in its hull that flooded two ballast tanks when it ran aground in Prince Rupert's outer harbour last week.

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Canada.com

Search called off for solo rower missing off B.C.'s rugged north coast

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Nisga'a hereditary chief honoured with province's highest honour

A Nisga'a hereditary chief is one of 23 people honoured with the Order of BC, the province's highest form of recognition, at Government House today, July 22. whose Nisga'a name is Sim'oogit Hay'maas, is dedicated to the preservation of traditional arts in carving, cultural feasts, and dance groups He was privileged to have a traditional upbringing ... (more)

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Prince George Citizen

BIV homeowners

In May, Heidi De Wildt, 26, and her 27-year-old husband, Richard, decamped from Metro Vancouver, selling their townhome and moving to Prince Rupert on British Columbia's northwest coast.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The First Perspective-Aboriginal

B.C. government offers Gitxsan First Nation signing bonus

The B.C. government has written directly to about 60 hereditary chiefs of the Gitxsan First Nation, outlining a multimillion-dollar gas-pipeline benefits deal.

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Canada.com

Australia's Woodside Petroleum seeking permission to export LNG from northern B.C.

A unit of Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd. has joined the liquefied natural gas export fray on Canada's West Coast, adding yet another player to a crowded field analysts have said is poised for a shakeout.

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Sys-Con Media

Ucore Announces Field Program at Ray Mountains, Alaska

Several claim blocks located in the northern Ray Mountains region of Central Alaska were acquired by the Company in 2011 as being prospective for rare earth content .

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Related Topix: Central, AK, Geology, Science, Ketchikan, AK, Canada

Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBC News

Solo rower missing between Port Hardy and Prince Rupert, B.C.

A 70-year-old man has gone missing roughly midway through a solo rowboat journey from Port Hardy on northern Vancouver Island to Prince Rupert on B.C.'s north coast.

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