Aleister Gwynne

Port Hardy man convicted for public disturbances

A Port Hardy man was sentenced to 60 days behind bars for several criminal charges

Wildlife area in the works

The North Island will soon be home to a great Canadian first.

The North Island Employment Foundations Society is one resource for youth looking for work.

N.I. Jobs wanted

North Island youth say they continue to be frustrated by lack of opportunity and are forced to look elsewhere for gainful employment.

The North Island Employment Foundations Society is one resource for youth looking for work.
Stan Beech

Union falls short at local processors

Despite the failure of an all-out, three-month effort to unionize two local seafood businesses, the fight’s not over,

Stan Beech
RCMP officers remove the body of a bear they said they were forced to shoot last week in Port Hardy.                        Photo courtesy Nancy Wilson

Wandering bear shot dead

Port Hardy RCMP officers said they were forced to shoot and kill a bear that entered the town and posed an imminent risk

RCMP officers remove the body of a bear they said they were forced to shoot last week in Port Hardy.                        Photo courtesy Nancy Wilson
At the Health Network’s circle discussion people share their experiences and ideas to fight addiction.

Addictions battle plan

An ambitious new plan to combat addiction on the North Island has been unveiled.

At the Health Network’s circle discussion people share their experiences and ideas to fight addiction.
Some of the dozens of people who showed in Port Hardy for a candlelight vigil to remember victims of violence.

We’ll always remember

Dozens of people attended a candlelight vigil to honour and remember women who have been victims of abuse.

Some of the dozens of people who showed in Port Hardy for a candlelight vigil to remember victims of violence.

But will it work on the North Island?

Buying alternative fuel cars is not only good for the environment, but cheap too.

The carcass of a juvenile salmon shark washed up in Hardy Bay last week.

Dead salmon shark washes up in Hardy Bay

PORT HARDY-Juvenile fish shows signs of trauma; necropsy will be performed

The carcass of a juvenile salmon shark washed up in Hardy Bay last week.
Work nears completion at Jeneece Place in Victoria

Home away from home

New Victoria facility will house out-of-town families of relatives receiving medical treatment

Work nears completion at Jeneece Place in Victoria

Confab to battle poverty

The number of homeless people on the North Island has been increasing rapidly and a meeting is being ... to find out why

Health Network plan will tackle addictions

The Mount Waddington Health Network (MWHN) is about to unveil a new plan to combat addiction.

Gary Wells

Vandals on the loose

It seems punks were busy wrecking a community garden.

Gary Wells

Santa parade returns

A humble shopkeeper decides to take it upon herself to get her community into the Christmas spirit.

People who don’t help keep bears out of garbage containers are now facing fines in one Port Hardy condo complex.

Complex closing the lid on bear scofflaws

The scourge of wildlife raids on garbage has driven a Port Hardy strata council to adopt drastic measures.

People who don’t help keep bears out of garbage containers are now facing fines in one Port Hardy condo complex.
Fabio Hernandez

Minimum wage to rise by six bits

Minimum wage employees will be getting a happier paycheck this week.

Fabio Hernandez
Part of the permanent display at Sointula Museum.

Remembrances needed

The people of Sointula have never backed down from a challenge, whether it be in war or peace.

Part of the permanent display at Sointula Museum.
The Gazette’s production guru

Gazette hamper fund kicks off this week

November is here, and apart from Remembrance Day and the post-Halloween candy hangover, it’s time to get ready for Christmas.

The Gazette’s production guru

Port McNeill teen nominated for award

Port McNeill’s Trevor Harder’s dream of making the world a better place with alternative power sources may be coming true.

Barry Foster’s Haunted House is ready to spook visitors for the 16th straight year.       Courtesy Barry Foster

Nightmare on Woodland

If you’re looking for a Halloween scare, look no further than Barry Foster’s haunted house in Port McNeill.

Barry Foster’s Haunted House is ready to spook visitors for the 16th straight year.       Courtesy Barry Foster