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Riptide soccer off to great start

U18 Riptide are off to a great start this season with some clutch wins.

Jaylon Grenier rushes down field with the Nanaimo Storm hot on his heels.

Marine Harvest Riptide season off to great start

The Marine Harvest Riptide soccer season has officially started up again for 2016/2017.

Jaylon Grenier rushes down field with the Nanaimo Storm hot on his heels.

Grizzly bears reach Cormorant Island

Grizzly bears have been sighted at Sandyville on Cormorant Island.

The owners of J&C Pacific Charters

Delivering the dream – J & C Pacific Charters

Cindy Ross and John Bolton are living the dream with their charter boat business.

The owners of J&C Pacific Charters
F-35 - set to debut at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow

F-35A to debut in Canada at Abbotsford International Airshow

See the F-35A on display at Abbotsford International Airshow – August 12-14, 2016.

F-35 - set to debut at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow
Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year

Abbotsford Airshow: Heroes of the Skies

The Abbotsford International Airshow takes place Aug. 12-14 and includes US Navy Super Hornets and the Breitling Jet Team

Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year

Tourism Focus of Forum

About 75 participants from North Island communities gathered at the Port Hardy Civic Centre on March 16 to brainstorm ideas

Photo by Steve Dutt. Named Next Generation Photographer of the Year 2014. Photo taken at the 2014 Abbotsford International Airshow.

Finalists selected for B.C. Amateur Photographer of the Year

Seventy photographers will compete at this year's Abbotsford International Airshow

Photo by Steve Dutt. Named Next Generation Photographer of the Year 2014. Photo taken at the 2014 Abbotsford International Airshow.
Dr. David Smith

Dr. Smith: Understanding self-harm

Why is my child doing this? What is going on with youth.

Dr. David Smith
Kate Pinsonneault

Attachment focus of workshop

Working with troubled children can be a big challenge

Kate Pinsonneault
The Port McNeill Ice Devils faced off against the Nanaimo Strangers in the 45+ category of the 25th Grumpy Old Men tournament.

Grumpy Old Men wrap 25th

The 25th installment of the Grumpy Old Men tournament has come and gone, leaving smiles on the faces of most of the players,

The Port McNeill Ice Devils faced off against the Nanaimo Strangers in the 45+ category of the 25th Grumpy Old Men tournament.

Diamond to shine in Tri-Port

British Columbia’s own Charlotte Diamond returns to Port Hardy and Port McNeill to celebrate Family Fun Day with special concerts

Lilith Pro is holding a leadership program in August at Quest University in Squamish

Lilith 400 accepting applications from motivated, educated young women

Citing a lack of women in powerful corporate positions, Lilith Professional is holding a 6-day conference in Squamish, B.C. this August.

Lilith Pro is holding a leadership program in August at Quest University in Squamish
Wednesday is Pink Shirt Day in B.C. And the material is 100% bully-free.

The Essentials for Pink Shirt Day – February 25, 2015 (VIDEO)

'We know the Internet can be a pretty negative place, and that this negativity can lower self-esteem and create bullying behaviour'

Wednesday is Pink Shirt Day in B.C. And the material is 100% bully-free.

Little skaters put on big tournament

PORT McNEILL — Local association hosts eight-team novice tourney for teams from across Vancouver Island

Columnist gets failing grade for view of teachers

BCTF president says teachers are leading the way in protecting and enhancing education in B.C.

In case you’ve been missing my letters …

Periodic scribe Wilhelm Waldstein has info to share through blog, reading

Follow the money, eh?

After slamming door on small, island communities, credit union now plots presence in city with many choices

Keep donations on the clock, please

Hospital auxiliary thrift shop appreciates donations, but after-hours drop-off invites disaster

Pieter Van Will of Port McNeill kneels to accept beads from a bevy of women during the fourth annual Victor's Secret Pageant at Port McNeill Community Hall Jan. 31.

The Secret’s out — pageant raises more than $10,000

PORT McNEILL—Fourth annual Victor's Secret event sells out, pays off for local cancer victims

Pieter Van Will of Port McNeill kneels to accept beads from a bevy of women during the fourth annual Victor's Secret Pageant at Port McNeill Community Hall Jan. 31.