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honest journalism doesn’t pander.

B.C. VIEWS: ’Not photo radar’ coming soon to high-crash areas

ICBC deficit now largely due to reckless and distracted driving

Kervin’s Corner: It’s municipal election time, so let’s talk local issues

“It’s a drawn out, old adage that politics is a game of popularity.”

Tyson’s Thoughts: Feel free to rake Koel over the coals

If anyone deserves to have a column on local issues going on in and around Port McNeill, it’s Derek.

A Brush with Henschel: Lakeside Bouquet

“This spot, above Nimpkish Lake was a painter’s dream”

Port McNeill in Focus: Food insecurity in Port McNeill a growing concern

“Lack of local food production also means we have little control over our own fate”

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Port McNeill RCMP vs. Fire Department charity hockey game
Female minor hockey continues to grow on the North Island
FILOMI Days 2018 fireworks show
New York Review of Books editor out after Ghomeshi backlash

B.C. VIEWS: Canada’s carbon tax house of cards is falling down

Revealed as just another sales tax, it’s doomed in B.C. and nationally

Kervin’s Corner: North Island Gazette hires new reporter

“I’ve lived in Port Hardy my whole life, so the North Island is nothing new to me.”

  • Sep 6th, 2018

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Every day is Labour Day for John Horgan’s NDP

Union sign-ups, minimum wage for farm workers on the table

Kervin’s Corner: Mayor’s motion for 5.88 per cent remuneration increase is a reasonable request

For taxpayer’s it translates to 0.21% of the total 4% increase in property tax this year.

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan’s latest reality check on wildfire threat

‘New normal’ is not a solution, just an empty sound bite

Port McNeill in Focus: Is the compensation enough for you to take the plunge into local politics?

“Silly season is upon us, political junkies know the municipal election is coming Oct. 20”

A Brush with Henschel: Summer on the marble

“It was a lovely afternoon, painting in the company of three gracious ladies”

  • Aug 24th, 2018

Fishin’ Corner: Return of the sockeye

“I can say that the sockeye fishing has been hot some days and cold others.”

Tara’s Tee Box: Target, commit, and go

“You only need to commit to your choices and where you want the ball to go.”

B.C. VIEWS: Genuine aboriginal rights are misused and discredited

Camp Cloud one of long line of protests falsely asserting title

A Brush with Henschel: Harbour Glow

Harbour Glow is another attempt to capture one of the moods this beautiful environment has to offer.

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

Fishin’ Corner: Slack tides are best when hunting the mighty flat fish

“Please be polite and professional to our DFO staff as they are only doing their jobs.”