Tyson Whitney

New electric buses are coming to school districts. (Submitted photo)

New electric school buses will drive North Island forward

Travel on electric school buses is smoother, quieter, and healthier than traditional diesel buses

New electric buses are coming to school districts. (Submitted photo)
Opening ceremony in remembrance of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Awareness Day hosted by Quatsino First Nation. (Quatsino First Nation Facebook video screenshot)

VIDEO: Quatsino First Nation goes live for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Day

May 5 is when the message behind all the red dresses hanging comes into sharpest focus

Opening ceremony in remembrance of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Awareness Day hosted by Quatsino First Nation. (Quatsino First Nation Facebook video screenshot)
Vancouver Island’s north west coast has several long inlets, and emergency planners want to know whether they’ll amplify or dissipate a tsunami. (SRD Image)
Vancouver Island’s north west coast has several long inlets, and emergency planners want to know whether they’ll amplify or dissipate a tsunami. (SRD Image)
North Island Gazette file photo of Port Hardy council.

Port Hardy council to send RCMP officer a letter of congratulations

Mayor Dennis Dugas said Corp. Chris Voller ‘obviously earned it and he did a great job up here’

North Island Gazette file photo of Port Hardy council.
Renovations are underway at the Old Schoolhouse as Cafe Guido gets ready to turn it into the Copper & Kelp Market. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Cafe Guido purchases ‘dying’ Old Schoolhouse store to save it from extinction

After purchasing it they decided to give it a new name, coming up with ‘The Copper & Kelp Market’

Renovations are underway at the Old Schoolhouse as Cafe Guido gets ready to turn it into the Copper & Kelp Market. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
A wolf was seen in a resident’s backyard in Port Hardy. (Al Dodd photo)

Conservation officers awaiting reports of wolves at the door in Port Hardy

Wildlife officials need more direct concrete information before reacting, as social media buzzes

A wolf was seen in a resident’s backyard in Port Hardy. (Al Dodd photo)
Gourmet donuts made by Jesus Poem and Athena Guy. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Italian gourmet donuts a hit in the North Island

Poem said the feedback on the gourmet donuts has been fantastic

Gourmet donuts made by Jesus Poem and Athena Guy. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
Port Hardy’s Director of Recreation Tanya Kaul talks recreation stats. (Tanya Kaul photo)

Port Hardy recreation statistics show growth during COVID-19 pandemic

The District of Port Hardy’s recreation statistics for January-March of 2021 are…

Port Hardy’s Director of Recreation Tanya Kaul talks recreation stats. (Tanya Kaul photo)
The new bridge in Cape Scott Park will again provide access to spectacular hiking destinations like Nels Bight.
The new bridge in Cape Scott Park will again provide access to spectacular hiking destinations like Nels Bight.
The Fort Rupert Curling Club. (North Island Gazette file photo)

COVID-19: Curling club’s bills to be paid by District of Port Hardy

The COVID-19 Restart Fund is intended to ensure that there is a smooth recovery

The Fort Rupert Curling Club. (North Island Gazette file photo)
The new bridge on the Cape Scott Trail. (Cape Scott Park and North Coast Trail Facebook photo)
The new bridge on the Cape Scott Trail. (Cape Scott Park and North Coast Trail Facebook photo)
This vacuum sealed package of MDMA was mailed to a Port Hardy family back in February along with a happy birthsay card signed by a Russian composer who died in 1924. (Twyla Mclachlan photo)

Mysterious package sent to Port Hardy family by dead Russian composer stuffed with Ecstasy

Police confirm powder sent from Europe along with ‘Happy Birthday’ wishes was MDMA

This vacuum sealed package of MDMA was mailed to a Port Hardy family back in February along with a happy birthsay card signed by a Russian composer who died in 1924. (Twyla Mclachlan photo)
North Island Gazette file photo of Port Hardy council.

Port Hardy council agrees to have lines painted at Fort Rupert school

‘Anything that we do for the community, we typically do through the grant in aid budget.’

North Island Gazette file photo of Port Hardy council.
MHRP North Island logo

Y Mind Teen program coming for North Island youth

The Y Mind Teen program was created by psychotherapists and mindfulness practitioners.

MHRP North Island logo
The Women’s Auxiliary Thrift Store has abruptly closed for one month. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Women’s Auxiliary Thrift Store has abruptly closed for one month

“Do NOT LEAVE any donations at the front or back door.”

The Women’s Auxiliary Thrift Store has abruptly closed for one month. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
Galatea Turner’s COVID safe lemonade stand. (Chelsey-Lynn Parker photo)

Port McNeill youth sells lemonade over sunny weekend

“she loved how many smiles she created in this community”

Galatea Turner’s COVID safe lemonade stand. (Chelsey-Lynn Parker photo)
Email letters to the editor to editor@northislandgazette.com and we will publish online and in print.

Thank you Port Hardy Fire Rescue

We are very lucky in Port Hardy to have such a highly trained fire department.

Email letters to the editor to editor@northislandgazette.com and we will publish online and in print.
Email letters to the editor to editor@northislandgazette.com and we will publish online and in print.

LETTER: To all of you who helped me when I needed it most, thank you

‘I cannot express how much admiration and gratitude I have for each and every one of you.’

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The Port Hardy post office was vandalized. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Port Hardy post office windows smashed in with rocks

Anyone with information regarding the crime is asked to contact the Port Hardy RCMP at 250-949-6335

The Port Hardy post office was vandalized. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
The Port McNeill waterfront on a beautiful sunny day. (Bill McQuarrie photo)
The Port McNeill waterfront on a beautiful sunny day. (Bill McQuarrie photo)