Zoe Ducklow, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Port Hardy’s Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store is back in business

The volunteer-run store reopened last week

North Island College ready for a virtual fall semester

“It’s a really good time to be a student.”

Poetry contest started for Vancouver Island poets

“We’re such a unique group,” says founder on why she wanted to start the collective

Drive-in movies are coming to Port McNeill

Gate House Theatre expects to start running shows by September

New Indigenous policing services officer will be approved by all local First Nations

Cpl. Voller will not hire without unanimous consent

Heartfelt thanks given to Cst. Jordan Mullen, moving on after four years in Port Hardy

Leaders spoke of positive change in relationship between the First Nations and RCMP in recent years

DFO will not lay charges against Texan who snatched baby seal in Port McNeill

Public education about marine mammal safety better route, DFO says

Building contract announced for Woss’s new library

Prefabricated 1,400-sq.ft. building planned for small community library

Don’t give out personal info on the phone, RCMP warn

Phone scams impersonating government departments are on the rise

‘Please don’t’: Biologists irked after American plucks baby seal onto boat near Port McNeill

“I got a call from a lady in Texas saying her husband … has a seal pup on his boat”

Harvest Food Bank receives $15,000 donation from Western Forest Products

Cash will help the food bank and its’ partners deliver services for at least three months

Psychological thriller filmed on northern Vancouver Island debuts on AppleTV

‘Woodland’ is set in Haida Gwaii, but was filmed on the north Island

B.C. boaters on lookout for unwanted American travellers

Ad hoc group scanning boat data to catch boaters violating border rules during COVID-19

Garmin’s inReach system breached over weekend

Some Garmin services were down for four days due to cyber attack

PHOTOS: Port Hardy’s highland dancers learn new steps

Traditional highland dances re-choreographed for virtual international challenge

Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw to build new 52-spot daycare facility on reserve

Funding will also provide for training new early childhood educators

North Vancouver Island getting an updated garbage strategy

More composting, more recycling at 7 Mile Landfill and Recycling Plant

Vandalism incident at camping site near Port McNeill

Despite Alberta licence plates, all campers have been B.C. residents, according to caretaker

Two Port Hardy tourism businesses awarded grants

62 small businesses received $10,000 each across Canada

One-year-old humpback spotted back in northern Vancouver Island

Port Alice students nicknamed the whale Poseidon last year