Rardon

Dragons breathe drama into regatta

Contributor J.R. Rardon on a dramatic dragon boat race

Locals sweep top spots in motocross event

Contributor J.R. Rardon on local success at a Campbell River motocross event

NISS girls third at soccer tourney

Secondary School girls soccer club kicked off its season

Rash of recent boat rescues

No injuries were reported, but 19 people were rescued in three separate boating accidents within a three-day span off.

Council plots unveiling of economic plan

Completed community plan tabled by council, which promises public meeting to share results of $50,000 consultation process

Island Health unveils health centre with blessing, ribbon-cutting

PORT HARDY—First Nations, civic leaders applaud completion of structure, potential for improved delivery of care

Around the world in 80 ends

PORT McNEILL-Broughton Curling Club hosts ladies bonspiel with an international theme

Bulls break through in Walkus Memorial game

PORT HARDY-One goal enough as Port Hardy hockey squad snaps four-year winning streak of rival Warriors

Eagles atoms tie, lose against Victoria

PORT McNEILL-Pair of no-goal calls Sunday lets visitors skate off with shutout win

‘Namgis to raze St. Michael’s School

ALERT BAY—Healing, blessing ceremony to precede demolition of historic Indian Residential School building

Port Alice lobbies MLA for high-speed internet, mental health access

PORT ALICE-Council addresses wait lists for internet, series of deaths in community during its regular meeting

Port Hardy to name street after Parnham

PORT HARDY—Former mayor recognized for her efforts on behalf of health care service prior to her death in 2014

Slow start dooms bantams in loss

PORT HARDY—Eagles finish strong, but are unable to complete comeback from early deficit.

Focusing on the big picture

Biologist hopes photography prize boosts awareness of fragility of ocean environment

Relay for Life goes big by downsizing

PORT HARDY-Annual fundraiser for Canadian Cancer Society slims down from 12 hours to six-hour event this spring

Wild atoms comeback falls short

PORT ALICE-Young Eagles hockey squad unable to recover from slow start against Nanaimo

Baby jumps queue to become first of 2015

Port McNeill mom delivers two-pound, eight-ounce son 11 weeks early; baby doing fine in NICU

Put your trust in this ‘Betrayal’

Second novel by Sointula author Bruce Burrows is a political thriller drenched in humour and social commentary

McNeill council votes to axe tax bylaw

PORT McNEILL-Tax collection regulations would be covered under the Community Charter; move follows legal review

Polar Bear jump kicks off New Year on North Island

PORT HARDY - Sixteen souls brave the chill of Hardy Bay in annual Lions Club sponsored event