Life

Daytripping: Grant Bay

Aidan O'Toole describes his trip to the west coast.

A Brush with Henschel: Fireweed

Loacal artist Gordon Henschel shares his love for wildflowers.

  • Aug 16th, 2012

B.C. liquor laws finally effective

Tom Fletcher puts B.C.'s liquor regulations under the microscope.

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    Ground Effects: Deer

    Heather Brown's gardening column addresses dealing with deer.

    Daytripping: Plane Crash

    The first of a series of articles on attractions on the North Island.

    The bleak history of Triangle Island

    Local historian, Brenda McCorquodale, recounts the history of Triangle Island.

    Editorial: Pulling together

    Filomi Days was a great success because of the people that got involved.

    Fletcher off-course on ferries

    Jo Mrozewski responds to Tom Fletcher's opinion piece on BC Ferries.

    Pinder Peak from Diane lake

    Artist Gordon Henschel shares a favourite scenic spot.

    Top price is not always best buy

    Kevin Black gives a spot of advice to golf enthusiasts.

    Fall of a giant

    The body of a deceased whale gives pause for thought

    Slugs, Bugs, Cats, Dogs, & Deer

    Part one of a series on dealing with the gardener's nemeses

    Eagles soar in their lofty retreat

    How do you explain to a German or a Brit that eagles are a part of our everyday life on North Island?

    Build it and …

    “Does Port McNeill have a Farmers’ Market?”
    That simple question placed on a Facebook site started a lengthy discussion

    • Apr 19th, 2012

    New column to help North Island gardeners

    A few years back a fellow gardener approached me regarding illustrating a gardening column.

    • Apr 19th, 2012

    New vet to answer your pet questions in new column

    Port Hardy vet anxious to answer your pet questions

    • Apr 11th, 2012

    Little village by the shore boasts grand past

    Winter Harbour is located on the northern portion of Quatsino Sound and is the western-most settlement on Vancouver Island.

    Mama mia! That’s a great dip!

    As many of you already know, I am a true-blue, through and through North Island girl.

    • Mar 22nd, 2012

    Pretty in pinks

    Avalon Adventist Junior Academy had 100 per cent student and staff participation during Anti-bullying Day last month.

    • Mar 14th, 2012

    Highland flings earns medals for local dancers

    A number of highland dancers from the North Island participated at a recent competition hosted

    • Feb 26th, 2012