Kathy O'Reilly-Taylor

Salmon get new spa

Marine Harvest's farmed salmon to get regular spa treatments from new 75 metre ship.

Bear Smart Committee holds first meeting

The Port Hardy Districts Bear Smart Advisory Committee will have its first meeting Thursday, Sept. 15.

Casavant seeks NDP nod

Bryce Casavant is throwing his hat into the political arena.

New program allows Port Hardy to pay off debts early

The District of Port Hardy will be paying off some debt a little early.

Chase results in B&E arrest

Two Port Hardy security guards are being credited with catching an alleged thief.

Preliminary drill results positive

Northisle Copper has completed four diamond drill holes required for verifying the Red Dog historical resource.

Minister visits North Island

Minister Peter Fassbender was visiting the North Island this week

Former CO who refused to kill bear cubs enters provincial politics

Bryce Casavant will be seeking the provincial nomination for the NDP

First Nations call for end of fish farms

The Musgamagw Dzawada'enuxw boarded a salmon farm to begin the process of removing the fish farm industry from their waters.

Campfire ban on the North Island

A campfire ban went into effect last Wednesday, Aug. 17 at noon.

District to consider KSM Skatepark repairs

A recommendation to fix the KSM Skatepark in Port Hardy came up at council's meeting Aug. 9

Theft continues to be an issue for Port Hardy

Cpl. Stu Foster appeared at the Aug. 9 Port Hardy council meeting to deliver his quarterly report.

Port Hardy votes Oct. 22 for new councillor and a new swimming pool

Port Hardy residents will be able to vote on a new pool and a new councillor in October.

Air cab a leader in float plane safety

Air Cab owner and pilot Joel Eilertsen moved to Coal Harbour from the United States with his parents in 1952.

Filomi fireworks draw some heat from locals

Some Port Hardy locals were unhappy with the Filomi Days fireworks display

Truck pulled from bay

A truck and trailer had to be towed out from the Fisherman's Wharf boat launch after they sank in the Hardy Bay.

Alert Bay 360 paddles battle weather

Winds and strong currents did not keep boaters away from the 10th annual Alert Bay 360 race.

Council discusses measures to safeguard museum

The District of Port Hardy is hoping high-quality cameras with live feeds and stronger glass will deter criminals.

North Island visitor fights off cougar

A visitor to North Island ended up in a fight with a cougar on the Hardy Main Line just north of Rupert Arm.

Marine Wardens help safeguard sea life

Marine Wardens are watching from the sky at Eagle Eye - a monitoring station opposite the Robson Bight Ecological Reserve.