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Clinic, arena funding OK’d

Major capital projects were approved by the RDMW Board of Directors as it approved 2014's budget during its regular meeting Mar. 18.

School signs coming

Port McNeill Schools Parent Advisory Committee get thumbs up from council on signage request.

SD85 scores green funding

PORT HARDY-A $150,000 contribution from provincial Carbon Neutral Capital Program (CNCP) will help fund unique heating project.

Atoms lift pennant, win semifinal

North Island Eagles atom development team claim Division 4 banner, eye playoffs final.

Candidate: rural communities key to B.C.

Dan Brooks came to the North Island Sunday as part of his bid for leadership of the B.C. Conservative Party.

Council questions highway treatment

Port McNeill seeks answers on the size of aggregate spread on the highway and on winter road maintenance.

NICS serves vocal buffet

Ken Lavigne, a founding member of the Canadian Tenors, performed last weekend in the third event of the 2013-14 NICS season.

Training program fills gaps

Logging Fundamentals Training course helps new loggers transition to jobs.

Courtenay rink claims open title

Courtenay skip Michele Haider took the top spot in the annual Broughton Curling Club mixed open bonspiel in Port McNeill Sunday.

McNeill approves economic plan proposal

Economic strategic plan to be drafted with consultation from the Zethof group; draft version expected in May.

Wolves raise hackles in Port Hardy

Three attacks in one-week span prompts Conservation Officer Service to urge caution for those with pets.

Alert Bay embraces home-grown Olympian

Community rallies in support of snowboarder Spencer O'Brien as she reaches finals in Sochi Winter Games.

Kwakiutl ramp up protest

Last week, the Kwakiutl set up a round-the-clock protest at one entrance to a logging worksite off Byng Road.

Atoms rock the house at fun day

Atom players from the Port Hardy and Port McNeill minor hockey associations come together for some curling camaraderie.

Carver makes impression on students

Kwakiutl carver Trevor Hunt to work with students at Fort Rupert Elementary School on sun mask project.

Bell tolls on efforts to preserve wild salmon

Randy Bell of Alert Bay kicked off the 2014 schedule of the Speaker’s Corner series last week.

Mom was expecting; hospital was not

Amber Wright gave birth to her second child and the first of the New Year at Port Hardy Hospital, Jan. 6.

Penalties cost bantams

Visiting Peninsula took advantage of a penalty-filled second period to turn a one-goal lead into a 8-1 win over the Eagles.

Trustees inspect amended budget

The School District 85 Board of Trustees gets its first look at an amended 2013- 14 budget.

Got snow?

Winter sports enthusiasts would gladly trade damp days for weekend snow.