Tyson Whitney

Regional District of Mount Waddington signage. (North Island Gazette file photo)
Regional District of Mount Waddington signage. (North Island Gazette file photo)
Port Hardy Senior Citizens’ Society president Rosaline Glynn holds up the certificate from B.C. Premier John Horgan next to Loaves & Fishes director Peter Sinclair, vice president Kris Huddlestan, and Port Hardy mayor Dennis Dugas. (Submitted photo)

Port Hardy council to nominate Glynn for the Order of British Columbia

Glynn’s nomination was endorsed unanimously by council.

Port Hardy Senior Citizens’ Society president Rosaline Glynn holds up the certificate from B.C. Premier John Horgan next to Loaves & Fishes director Peter Sinclair, vice president Kris Huddlestan, and Port Hardy mayor Dennis Dugas. (Submitted photo)
Emergency personnel crews on scene assisting BCEHS with patient care. (Port Hardy Fire Rescue photo)

Speed and alcohol believed to be the cause of Saturday night car crash

More information on the crash could potentially be released at a later date.

Emergency personnel crews on scene assisting BCEHS with patient care. (Port Hardy Fire Rescue photo)
North Island Gazette file photo of Port Hardy council

Council discusses Highland Manor sale

Port Hardy council debates what approach to take to Highland Manor after sale.

North Island Gazette file photo of Port Hardy council
The Civic Centre in Port Hardy needs funding to be fully operational during a power outage. (North Island Gazette file photo)

Civic Centre needs 10 grand to be fully operational during a power outage

Staff “will be creative in where they get the money to pay for this and they’ll let us know.”

The Civic Centre in Port Hardy needs funding to be fully operational during a power outage. (North Island Gazette file photo)
Premier John Horgan met with the ‘Namgis First Nation in 2017 at their Big House on Cormorant Island to discuss issues regarding aquaculture. (North Island Gazette file photo)

‘Namgis First Nation partners with the Province of B.C.

The next step in the Gwa’ni Project will be community and stakeholder consultation in spring 2021.

Premier John Horgan met with the ‘Namgis First Nation in 2017 at their Big House on Cormorant Island to discuss issues regarding aquaculture. (North Island Gazette file photo)
A beautiful sunny afternoon showcasing Mount Cain in all its glory. (Kimberley Kufaas Photography)

Mount Cain to start construction on new lodge once season ends

The North Island ski hill has been awarded $874,000 to build a brand new lodge.

A beautiful sunny afternoon showcasing Mount Cain in all its glory. (Kimberley Kufaas Photography)
A beautiful sunny afternoon showcasing Mount Cain in all its glory. (Kimberley Kufaas Photography)

Mount Cain gets grant funding to construct new day lodge

The North Island ski hill has been awarded $874,000.

A beautiful sunny afternoon showcasing Mount Cain in all its glory. (Kimberley Kufaas Photography)
Gordie Wigman and Edward Cote won $55,425.85 from the draw on Dec. 28. (BCLC photo)

Port McNeill friends win over 55 grand

Wigman and Cote purchased the ticket from the Port McNeill Petro Canada on Mine Road.

Gordie Wigman and Edward Cote won $55,425.85 from the draw on Dec. 28. (BCLC photo)
OrcaFest parade 2019. (North Island Gazette file photo)

COVID-19: Port McNeill’s annual OrcaFest cancelled again

“We promise you that once we are safely able to do so, OrcaFest will be back!!”

OrcaFest parade 2019. (North Island Gazette file photo)
A new bridge is being put in place over the Quatse Estuary Trail breach. (Port Hardy Bulldozing photo)

Quatse Estuary Trail renovations nearing completion

Port Hardy Bulldozing and Onsite Engineering have contracts on the project.

A new bridge is being put in place over the Quatse Estuary Trail breach. (Port Hardy Bulldozing photo)
The Port Alice pulp mill is in bankruptcy and hasn’t run since 2015. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
The Port Alice pulp mill is in bankruptcy and hasn’t run since 2015. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
A beautiful sunny afternoon showcasing Mount Cain in all its glory. (Kimberley Kufaas Photography)

Mount Cain gets grant funding to construct new day lodge

The North Island ski hill has been awarded $874,000.

A beautiful sunny afternoon showcasing Mount Cain in all its glory. (Kimberley Kufaas Photography)
Courtney Oblenda Johnny photo

VIDEO: North Islanders celebrate ‘winter wonderland’ Family Day weekend

Check out these fantastic photos of North Islanders enjoying the snow during Family Day weekend.

Courtney Oblenda Johnny photo
Port Hardy Fire Rescue photo

Port Hardy Fire Rescue raising funds virtually for the BC Lung Association

Port Hardy Fire Rescue firefighters are pushing their fitness through the month of February.

Port Hardy Fire Rescue photo
Tyson

Tyson’s Thoughts: COVID-19

COVID-19 has taken hostage everything that we enjoy and forced us all into a bubble.

Tyson
View of the Village of Port Alice from the Frigon Islands. (Debra Lynn photo)

Quiet year for crime in Port Alice

In total, there were 238 files opened for the entire year.

View of the Village of Port Alice from the Frigon Islands. (Debra Lynn photo)
Chuck the squirrel lives at Bear Cove. (Bear Cove terminal/BC Ferries photo)

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Meet Chuck the squirrel

The BC Ferries crew at Bear Cove named Chuck for his uncanny ability to throw pinecones at them.

Chuck the squirrel lives at Bear Cove. (Bear Cove terminal/BC Ferries photo)
The Port McNeill Medical Clinic has lost another doctor. (Port McNeill Medical Clinic photo)

Departing doctor cuts Port McNeill staffing in half, raises questions about clinic’s future

What does the future hold for healthcare in Port McNeill?

The Port McNeill Medical Clinic has lost another doctor. (Port McNeill Medical Clinic photo)
The Old School building in Port McNeill. (North Island Gazette file photo)

POLL QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What should Port McNeill do with the Old School building?

Vote now and have your say on the future of the Old School building in Port McNeill.

The Old School building in Port McNeill. (North Island Gazette file photo)