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SD85, NIC connect

Board chair Leightan Wishart and North Island College administrator Tony Bellavia ink an historic dual-credit MoU.

Atoms go nuclear in third

Eagles atoms explode in third period to race out 11-6 winners over visiting Comox Chiefs.

Kwakiutl halts ribbon-cutting

Kwakiutl protesting the Crown's failure to consult on construction of the Coast Guard's new office on a traditional village site.

Loci lands a heritage home

The historic Alco Steam Locomotive 113 was eased into its new heritage park home last week.

Peewees close out with convincing win

The North Island Eagles peewees romp to 8-2 over Nanaimo B to wrap up the five-game placement-round schedule.

Mayor: no reserve fund

Mayor Gerry Furney speaks out against Port McNeill reserve fund proposal.

McNeill economic plan gets final review

Consultant Bert Zethof hosted two workshop sessions last week to reveal the results of a recent economic development survey.

Bantams fall to last-minute strike

A late power-play goal by Cowichan Valley with 48 seconds remaining halts bantams' unbeaten placement-round schedule.

Election 2014: Furney decides 46 years is enough

Town of Port McNeill: Mayor Gerry Furney opts to sit out this year's election, enter long-deferred retirement.

Vandal trashes Port Hardy nursery planters

Vandal witnessed trashing flower boxes at Port Hardy's Get Growing.

NISS ready to pump up the heat

A unique new heating system, utilizing “waste” heat recaptured from Chilton Regional Arena, should get its first test in the coming week

Council OKs zone change

Town council gave first and second readings to a zoning amendment bylaw that could allow for a hotel or college in the downtown core.

Royal ‘Namgis welcome greets royal guests

Prince Edward and Princess Sophie, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, visit Alert Bay.

Tryouts end, rep season begins

The North Island Eagles program opens its 2014-15 season this weekend.

Fair gets thumbs up from British hikers

PORT HARDY-Couple traveling on foot through North America serve as judges at Fall Fair after catching a lift on highway.

Fast Balls, T-birds claim titles in final ball tourney of season

PORT HARDY-Local squad avenges earlier defeat to top Woss Brewers in men's fastpitch final; Quatsino ladies win slo-pitch division.

Black, Zealand snare low-gross titles in Open

SEVEN HILLS-One stroke separates top pro, amateur in annual men's championship tourney.

Teachers offer Town Hall update

PORT HARDY-MLA, school board trustee join VINTA president to share strike information with audience of nearly 50 residents.

Smoke but no fire as school alarm sounds

The youngsters at Stepping Stones Day Care were treated to an unscheduled fire drill Friday afternoon.

Load ’em Up hits Port Alice hat trick

Port Hardy’s Load ‘em Up make it three in a row at Port Alice tourney.