Tyson Whitney

Tyson’s Thoughts: Newspaper excellence

This year, I know in my heart I earned the nomination.

UPDATE: Neucel Specialty Cellulose sent home five union members who are still considered employees

Approximately 12 workers, five of which were union members, vacated the premises.

North Island Gazette nominated for newspaper excellence for the second year in a row

The Gazette was nominated in “Category B” alongside the Hope Standard and the Revelstoke Review.

VIDEO: Tri-Port Midget Wild reflect on minor hockey careers, get ready for playoffs

With what could possibly be the Tri-Port Midget Wild’s last playoff run…

UPDATE: Neucel Specialty Cellulose lays off remaining workers, no written notice given

All Neucel Specialty Cellulose employees working at the pulp mill were told to go home on Feb. 27.

Port McNeill council declines Wounded Warrior Run donation request, mayor starts fundraising challenge on social media

Port McNeill’s Fire Department held a carwash to raise funds which brought in close to $1,000.

Port Hardy council donates to Island Copper Mine Reunion

Coun. Janet Dorward recommended the district donate $300 to the reunion.

Little Picasso’s create artwork in Port Alice

Children ranging in age from three to 12 participated in art workshops offered in Port Alice.

PRESS RELEASE: It’s possible to reverse your diabetes

“Really, it’s quite simple, the things I had to do. It wasn’t hardship at all.”

Port Hardy Reigns volleyball team goes to first tournament of the season

The Reigns are just starting their fourth season as a registered volleyball…

Tri-Port Midget Wild finish league play with heads held high

The Wild finished in second place and still have playoffs and a tournament in Kelowna left to play.

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Sun sets over North Island’s Beaver Lake

Email a photo of the week entry to editor@northislandgazette.com.

Port McNeill Downpour win their own tournament

The Port McNeill Downpour hockey tournament was held this year at the Chilton Arena from Feb. 22-24.

VIDEO: Wounded Warrior Run 2019 kicks off journey on Northern Vancouver Island

The team left Carrot Park in Port Hardy at 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 25 in -6 weather conditions.

North Island Peewee Eagles outlast Kerry Park Islanders, win first game in best of three playoff finals

The Peewee Eagles are in for a dogfight against the Islanders in best of three playoff finals.

Port Hardy RCMP request assistance in tracking down shoplifter

The RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance identifying the female.

Grieg Seafood awarded for employee wellness initiatives at BC Agri-Food Industry Gala

Grieg Seafood BC’s employee wellness initiatives were recognized at the BC Agri-Food…

North Island Concert Society presents: Roots & Grooves rocks out Civic Centre in Port Hardy

Roots & Grooves (Rick Scott and Nico Rhodes) put on an exceptional…

VIDEO: North Island Peewee Eagles unleash avalanche of goals against Peninsula in semi-final showdown

The two teams squared up on Sunday morning at the Chilton Regional Arena in Port McNeill.

Port Hardy woman missing, RCMP request assistance in finding her

51 year old Kathleen Hewlett was last seen at approximately 1:00 PM on February 14.