Tyson Whitney

Sports Talk with Tyson is a column that covers all things sports in the North Island. Have some thoughts about Sports Talk with Tyson? Email a letter to editor@northislandgazette.com and we will publish it online and in print.

OPINION: Enjoy the outdoors this summer, but be safe

Go enjoy our local golf courses this summer and have some fun.

Sports Talk with Tyson is a column that covers all things sports in the North Island. Have some thoughts about Sports Talk with Tyson? Email a letter to editor@northislandgazette.com and we will publish it online and in print.
Dave Stewart tees off at the Al Petrie Memorial Golf Tournament. (North Island Gazette file photo)

Seven Hills Golf and Country Club is ready for a busy 2021 season

The board is pleased to welcome on Doug Petrie as the new general manager and club professional.

Dave Stewart tees off at the Al Petrie Memorial Golf Tournament. (North Island Gazette file photo)
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LETTER: Eliminate plastic checkout bags!

“There really is no excuse and sad that this has not been established sooner.”

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The exterior of infamous Port Hardy apartment building Highland Manor. (Zoe Ducklow photo)

Draft rental standards bylaw a hot topic at District of Port Hardy meeting

Mayor Dennis Dugas wants the bylaw to pass so they can “protect the people.”

The exterior of infamous Port Hardy apartment building Highland Manor. (Zoe Ducklow photo)
Quatse, the abandoned sea otter pup who was rescued in Port Hardy. (Marine Mammal Rescue Centre photo)

Quatse the sea otter pup continues to recover in treatment

Quatse’s last “pupdate” was on March 31, where it was noted she is “doing well and gaining weight.”

Quatse, the abandoned sea otter pup who was rescued in Port Hardy. (Marine Mammal Rescue Centre photo)
Carrot/Rotary park in Port Hardy. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
Carrot/Rotary park in Port Hardy. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
RCMP on scene yesterday at the altercation at the trailer park. (James McLaughlin photo)

Violent altercation at Port Hardy trailer park

The suspect has been remanded in custody until their next court appearance on April 19.

RCMP on scene yesterday at the altercation at the trailer park. (James McLaughlin photo)
Facebook screenshot of the sea lion on Holberg Road. (Greg Clarke Facebook video)

VIDEO: Sea lion spotted in bizarre area of remote Holberg Road

Greg Clarke was driving home on the Holberg Road Monday, April 12, when he saw a large sea lion.

Facebook screenshot of the sea lion on Holberg Road. (Greg Clarke Facebook video)
Port Hardy Minor Hockey logo

Port Hardy Minor Hockey hands out year-end awards

The ‘Outstanding Parent Volunteer Award’ went to Kimberly Hunt and Blair Isaac.

Port Hardy Minor Hockey logo
Melissa Milligan is working to build a disc golf course in Port Hardy. (Submitted photo)

Port Hardy’s disc golf survey results are in

138 people in total took the survey, with 94 per cent voting yes.

Melissa Milligan is working to build a disc golf course in Port Hardy. (Submitted photo)
Mya Servatius and Marilyn May handing out gift baskets to seniors. (Michelle Tremblay photo)

NISS students practice kindness by giving gifts to seniors

This project wasn’t part of a class at NISS, or for any extra credit.

Mya Servatius and Marilyn May handing out gift baskets to seniors. (Michelle Tremblay photo)
House fire on Thursday night in Port Hardy. (Port Hardy Fire Rescue Facebook photo)

Structure fire in Port Hardy caused by barbecue on back deck

Crews were sent to the roof to “attack from the top-down and into the attic to fully stop the spread.”

House fire on Thursday night in Port Hardy. (Port Hardy Fire Rescue Facebook photo)
The famous sea stacks at San Josef Bay. (Douglas Bradshaw Photography)

POLL QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Is San Josef Bay the ‘best wilderness beach’ in all of Canada?

Loney Planet named San Josey Bay the best wilderness beach in all of Canada.

The famous sea stacks at San Josef Bay. (Douglas Bradshaw Photography)
‘Namgis First Nation photo

Paper Excellence acquires interest in Atli Chip Limited Partnership

“The ‘Namgis have long been a significant contributor to the economic health of the North Island”

‘Namgis First Nation photo
Two towns in the Regional District of Mount Waddington are getting funding for tourism infrastructure development. (North Island Gazette file photo)

Port Alice and Port Hardy get funds for tourism infrastructure development

Two North Island towns are receiving funds to help support tourism infrastructure…

Two towns in the Regional District of Mount Waddington are getting funding for tourism infrastructure development. (North Island Gazette file photo)
(Bill McQuarrie photo)

80-foot barge resurfaced in Port McNeill

Environment Canada brought in private contractors to refloat the barge.

(Bill McQuarrie photo)
Beacon Tattoo

Port Hardy tattoo shop celebrates three years in business

Patrick Berube has been tattooing for roughly 20 years now.

Beacon Tattoo
Felled spruce and cedar trees waiting to be stripped, sorted and hauled down Island. (Zoe Ducklow photo)
Felled spruce and cedar trees waiting to be stripped, sorted and hauled down Island. (Zoe Ducklow photo)
(Waivin Flags Taxi photo)

Port Hardy business receives funding from the province

Waivin Flags Taxi received $27,000.

(Waivin Flags Taxi photo)
Kevan Bodkin snapped a long exposure sunset over San Josef Bay on March 9 during a brief sunny break in the weather. (Bodkin's Best Photography)

San Josef Bay named ‘best wilderness beach’ in Canada by Lonely Planet

You can camp right on the smooth sandy beach.

Kevan Bodkin snapped a long exposure sunset over San Josef Bay on March 9 during a brief sunny break in the weather. (Bodkin's Best Photography)