Tyson Whitney

Tyson’s Thoughts: What’s keeping Stellar Jay Organics from opening in Port Hardy?

“We could open, rich corporation will sue us the small town establishment if we do”

Mowi Canada West releases statement on Nanaimo teenager’s workplace death

“Our thoughts are with the family at this time, all of us at Mowi are devastated by this tragedy.”

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Sunrise in Port McNeill

A beautiful sunrise captured on film in Port McNeill.

MP Rachel Blaney hopes DFO listens to locals about Chinook fishery issue

“I implore you and your Ministry to be thorough in your consultation”

Iron Chisel ready to compete again at CFI Fitness in Port McNeill

“This whole thing is a pre-lim, we’re getting ready for a competition in Victoria on May 4”

North Island Atom Eagles push Sooke Thunderbirds to sudden death overtime in playoff final

Despite the odds stacked against them, the Eagles more than exceeded expectations.

A message for the Eagles before the Championships

Before I sign off here, I have a quick message for the players.

Former Vancouver Canuck Gino Odjick is coming to Port Hardy as guest speaker for BC Championships

“Gino was maybe one of the most popular Canucks ever and was best known for his toughness”

Tyson’s Thoughts: Requiem for the Neucel Specialty Cellulose pulp mill in Port Alice

Despite the pulp mill looking like it’s closed down for good, Port Alice will no doubt survive.

Port Hardy Rotary donates five thousand dollars to Hardy Bay Senior Citizen’s Society

The money went to renovating and updating the senior’s bathroom facilities at their building.

LETTER: More dialogue than ever between salmon farming companies and Indigenous groups

“It is important to recognize the work that has been put in to date”

Friendly Feud delights crowd, raises money for a good cause

Prizes of gift cards and cash were sponsored by local businesses.

Money Mart donates over three thousand dollars to Harvest Food Bank in Port Hardy

Harvest Food Bank Manager Andy Cornell was ecstatic to receive the cheque.

North Island Concert Society presents John McLachlan at the Civic Centre

Port Hardy audiences will love this wander through wonderfully crafted songs.

VIDEO: Tri-Port Peewee Wild tie Campbell River Hurricanes in last game of the season

This game showed the Wild they can beat the Hurricanes in playoffs if they go for it.

North Island Peewee Eagles bring home the playoff banner

“They will cherish and carry this experience with them throughout their lives.”

Fort Rupert Curling Club’s Hugh Fraser Men’s Open Bonspiel results

At the end of the day on Sunday, the May Rink defeated the Larson Rink in the A-Final.

Port Hardy RCMP need help locating the driver involved in a hit and run

“The injured man was taken to the hospital with possible head and neck injuries.”

Port McNeill council holds committee of the whole meeting for budget talks

The committee of the whole meeting lasted over two hours, and here are some of the highlights.

Child poverty in Mount Waddington region on the rise, now second highest in the province

With child poverty statistics in the North Island on the rise, the…