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Kervin’s Corner: Piece of Port Hardy history – the carrot campaign

Provincial politicians back then, as the plaque puts it, dangled promises of a highway.

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Fishin’ Corner: The Deserters Group is a pretty good early chinook producer

“This year salmon fishing has been pretty good, with the average size spring around 20-25 lbs.”

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

A Brush with Henschel: Wishin’ he was fishin’

This is a great painting season for me; the long, summer sunsets drawing me like a moth to a flame.

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

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Port Hardy Fire Rescue 50th Anniversary Firefighter's Ball

Kervin’s Corner: District of Port Hardy’s property tax hike ranks fourth highest across the island

The District imposed a tax structure placing a $2,908 property tax burden on homeowners.

  • Jul 5th, 2018

Tyson’s Thoughts: Time out, let’s honour coaches

I wrote this in honour of a coach who literally taught me about what it means to be a man.

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis Day celebration put off until October

Another government monopoly, what could go wrong?

EDITORIAL: Surviving single-use plastics

Small changes can make a big difference

A Brush with Henschel: Low tide – Nimmo Bay

Not all paintings flow as successfully as this one but you can attribute it to the locale.

Tyson’s Thoughts: Why no hard questions, Hank?

Maybe Port Hardy council should pass a bylaw prohibiting Q&A’s at the end of council meetings?

COLUMN: Don’t judge a man by his limbs

One-armed reporter takes up boxing

COLUMN: B.C. mayor takes on Trump

Summerland Mayor Peter Waterman calls statements Trump disturbing

  • Jun 27th, 2018

Yes, we could use a soft drink tax

NDP rejects useful tax advice because it’s not popular

Kervin’s Corner: Eye sore or tourist attraction? District of Port Hardy to display windmill blade anyway

Do you like the idea of putting up the windmill blade on display in Port Hardy?

  • Jun 23rd, 2018

A Brush with Henschel: Tide’s table

“Painting in such an environment, a place that makes your heart race while it soothes your soul.”

  • Jun 22nd, 2018

Tyson’s Thoughts: Windmill blade display a good idea for Port Hardy?

Rotary is clearly a powerful entity, and it’s interesting to see how they interact with council.

Orphans of our urban drug culture neglected again

Child advocate Bernard Richard leaves B.C. with harsh message

Port McNeill in Focus: Not exactly the community forest kumbaya I envisioned

I get it, this is the North Island, not North Van, logging is in our DNA. It’s what we do.

  • Jun 16th, 2018