Community

‘Cram the Cruiser’ fundraiser returns to Port McNeill

Cram The Cruiser has traditionally been the single largest fundraiser for the local food bank.

  • Dec 8, 2019

Gate House Theatre presents: A Suessified Christmas Carol

The play was an entertaining, amusing and engaging blend of the rhyme based story telling.

  • Dec 6, 2019

Port Hardy Rotary Club donates $8,077 to the Gazette Christmas Hamper Fund

The hamper fund raises food and donations for many communities in the North Island.

North Island College celebrates expansion of Aboriginal Scholars program

North Island College is marking a successful first term of a newly…

  • Dec 5, 2019

Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget

B.C. consumers surveyed estimate they will spend $921 this season

Forced out for being gay, Mountie’s legacy ‘not the end of his story’

Journal project of Surrey RCMP Cpl. Elenore Sturko aims to commemorate her great uncle’s service

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Port McNeill’s annual Christmas Craft Fair

With upwards of 600 people attending this one-day sale, business was brisk.

Aaron Frost earns Most Valuable Player in Forestry award

“Throughout his life, Aaron has been devoted to safety both in work and life”

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Rupert Arm estuary

“I managed no images of trumpeter swans Tuesday but did get several kingfisher and hawk photos”

  • Nov 29, 2019

Christmas Tree Light Up brings joy to community struggling with loggers strike

“It is times like this when community events are the most necessary”

  • Nov 29, 2019

Changing the outcome through philanthropy

Donor support plays a vital role when it comes to cancer breakthroughs

  • Dec 2, 2019

Getting their child back from a ‘deep hole’

After Makena suffered 100 seizures, surgery became a ‘high point’ for these parents

  • Dec 2, 2019

‘Logger’s Lunch’ takes over Senior Citizens Society building in Port Hardy

Loggers and their families were served lasagna, salad and a variety of desserts.

  • Nov 25, 2019

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Old growth

In these two images I used the path through the forest to lead the eye.

Eagles congregate around Salish Sea for one last feast before period of famine

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society preparing to receive birds in need of care

  • Nov 22, 2019

B.C. mayor urges premier to tweak road speeds in an ‘epidemic of road crash fatalities’

Haynes cites ICBC and provincial documents in letter to John Horgan

  • Nov 20, 2019

Salvation Army’s kettle campaign kicks off Nov. 21 in the North Island

The Salvation Army still needs more volunteers to help make the campaign easier to run.

Salvation Army kettle campaign targets $200,000 for Island residents in need

Goal is to raise $250,000 this year for Vancouver Island residents needing support

Canadian Cancer Society thanks Port Hardy council

“From the bottom of our hearts, thank you”