Thomas Kervin

Port McNeill Fire Rescue refurbishes sister truck for display

The Town of Port McNeill intends to assist PMFR to put it on display in the community.

Kervin’s Corner: The social media-borne cliché ‘New Year, New Me’ doesn’t work

Let’s put a little extra time into bettering oneself and a little less telling everyone about it.

Port McNeill Rotary Club set for phase three of the trail project

President Rick Restell confirmed that the trail construction is set to begin soon.

North Island-Powell River MP speaks on Indigenous issues

Housing, education, children in care, and aquaculture are some of the issues Rachel Blaney spoke on.

Sporadic weather conditions along North Island causes a number of road issues

Fallen trees, pooling water, snowy highways, and strong winds are all affecting the North Island.

Port Hardy Mounties return again to spread holiday cheer

Local police officers took it upon themselves to buy a local family Christmas presents and a tree.

Port McNeill’s harbour upgrades deferred until next year

The upgrades were deferred until 2019 budget so that council can expand the scope of the project.

‘Namgis princess advocating for Indigenous youth

Latisha Wadhams believes connecting with Indigenous youth will empower them.

District of Port Hardy to ‘pause and reevaluate’ multiplex project

The district received expensive tender rates, which were 40 per cent higher than expected.

BREAKING: Driver crashes into sheriff’s van while travelling into North Island village

The driver was looking to turn left into Port Alice when they cut off the sheriff’s van.

Port McNeill local appointed to ICET for three-year term

Hanacek said she is thrilled to be part of ICET.

Port Hardy Fire Rescue to replace old equipment

PHFR recently requested funding from the district for new SCBA equipment.

Port Hardy council has sent a second cannabis application to LCRB for consideration

Port Hardy council voted in favour to have a cannabis application moved forward to LCRB.

Port Hardy water, sewer and garbage rates may go up

Water rates would increase by 2 per cent, garbage by 2.5 per cent, and sewer by 4 per cent.

FOLLOW-UP: Shelley Downey speaks on her Conservative candidacy

“I anticipate requesting a leave of absence from Port McNeill council,” Downey said.

Port McNeill council releases committee appointments

The town finalized their committee appointments in a recent council meeting.

Port Hardy council approves shuffle in committee appointments

Council committee appointments were finalized by an approved motion Dec. 11 meeting.

Kervin’s Corner: 75 years ago this week – Jokerville, RCAF station gets new wing commander

Jokerville was the RCAF airmen’s living quarters, but the station had more history than expected.

Collective agreement met between UFCW 1518 and IGA

Membership voted strongly in favour of the collective agreement, which came days after negotiations.

SD85’s spring break schedule may change to two-weeks but would overlap Easter

“This makes absolutely no sense to me,” Barrett stated in a letter to school trustees.