Kathy O'Reilly-Taylor

Recreational cannabis may be legal before hemp

The federal government's plan for legalizing marijuana has rubbed a local man the wrong way.

Fierce winds close Highway 19 between Hardy and McNeill

Blown over trees plunge North Island residences into darkness

Black ice causes rollover

Icy roads cause single-vehicle motor vehicle accident near Cluxewe.

Shelter now offers 12 beds for those in need

Nov. 1 people in need will have access to more places to spend the night in Port Hardy

Northisle mine results continue to shine

Results of test drilling done by Northisle Copper and Gold inc. have proven better than hoped.

Youngster raises money for Downie fund

A young North Islander is doing her part to rid the world of cancer.

First-year success for Bear Cove

The inaugural year of seasonal moorage at Bear Cove Marina has been deemed a success.

Tragically Hip fan raises funds for brain cancer research in honour of Gord Downie

A very young North Island philanthropist is doing her part to rid the world of cancer.

No forseeable islanding for the North

Port Hardy Councillor Rick Marcotte thinks there should be a system in place where both wind and hydro-electric power can be redirected.

BC Ferries meeting in Port McNeill draws record crowd

A BC Ferries meeting in Port McNeill was attended by only three people.

MERS hoping investigation leads to reduced risk to whales

The Marine Education Research Society hopes investigation into second humpback whale entanglement leads to reduced risk to whales.

Why SD85 schools stay open when the power is out

During the power outage on Nov. 7 that left the North Island in the dark for 12 hours, SD85 opened in the morning as usual.

New Democrat government would ban grizzly bear hunting

Former Conservation Officer supports grizzly bear hunting ban

Port Hardy RCMP shut down Granville street due to domestic violence incident.

Port Hardy RCMP shut down Granville street on Nov. 15 for a period of time due to an incident of domestic violence.

Hydroelectric projects proposed

Three new hydroelectric projects are being pursued for the North Island.

RDMW pursues forestry training centre grant

Regional District of Mount Waddington will be pursing a $500,000 grant.

Rain blocks road around RDMW

Road closures happened all over the North Island during storm.

New spill facilities good news

New environmental response team and equipment good news for North Island.

Former airport manager wins prestigious award

Villi Douglas, manager of the Port Hardy Airport on and off for 45 years, was award the Robert S. Day trophy Oct. 26.

NVIATS opens Port Hardy office

North Vancouver Island Aboriginal Training Society will be opening an office in Port Hardy.