Mike D'Amour

Port Hardy champ found dead at home

Former Canadian heavyweight boxing champion Ben Perlini was found dead in his Port Hardy apartment Saturday. He was 47.

Happy ending in search for local man

A second person from the North Island who seemingly disappeared without a trace has been found.

More needed this year than last

The North Island Gazette Hamper Fund is well short of the money it needs this year to help everyone who needs it

Hamper Fund helps at holidays

Ann’s voice catches and quivers with emotion as she recalls the “most terrible” time in her life

Mayors re-elected with ‘mandate’

Port McNeill an Port Hardy mayors vow steady as she goes

A friggin’ good time

Bessie Prevost performs I Want to be a Fisherman along with other youth during Sointula’s annual Winterfest Saturday night.

Up for bids

A couple of Rotarians at work, right, watch the bidding action earlier this month at the annual auction at Thunderbird Mall.

Kettle Campaign starts

Starting Dec. 1, the Salvation Army’s kettles will be seen at Overwaitea and the Port Hardy liquor store.

Head to head: Mayoral candidates— Gerry Furney

Port McNeill Mayor Gerry Furney maintained he’s so confident of a Nov. 19 win, he’s already campaigning for the 2014 municipal election

Head to head: Mayoral candidates— Shelley Downey

Shelley Downey could go down in the history books as the candidate who took out one of Canada’s longest serving mayors.

Confab held to sell PH to the world

Several well-known North Islanders gathered to chart a course for economic wellness in increasingly tough times

Head to head: Port Hardy mayoral candidate Russ Hellberg

It’s been nearly a decade since Russ Hellberg retired as Port Hardy’s mayor, but he’s in the race again

Bella Bella company fined by WorkSafeBC

A Bella Bella company was fined $2500 for failure to comply with WorkSafeBC regulations.

Head to head: Port Hardy mayoral candidate Bev Parnham

Bev Parnham feels she’s done so well during her first term as Port Hardy’s mayor, she wants to take another run at the town’s top job.

Locals aid cancer fight

The Tri-port communities are rallying around a North Island woman who’s facing a tough battle with cancer

Georgia Murray booted from show

Georgia Murray said she was “thrown under the bus” which resulted in her and her band being booted from a popular reality show.

Brothers lead the way

There’s a line somewhere that reads, in part: ... and a child shall lead them.

Illegal dump spurs investigation

Who must remove barrels of solvent discovered hidden in the bush

Ride for inner peace

It took a 6,200-km bicycle ride to do it, but Klaus Lüttgen finally made peace with his estranged dad.

And, they’re off!

There will be two contested mayor's chairs in the upcoming election — one in Port Hardy and the other in Port McNeill