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Hardy Bay Seniors hotdog and hamburger sale

Hardy Bay Seniors hotdog and hamburger sale

Port Alice students chronicle Kaouk the Trailer Park Sea Lion story

Port Alice students chronicle Kaouk the Trailer Park Sea Lion story

Students in Gail Henderson's class at Sea View Elementary created a book titled Kaouk, the Trailer Park Sea Lion and dedicated it to the North Island's Marine Detective, Jackie Hildering. The proceeds from sales of the book will be used for a donation to the Marine Mammal Rescue Centre and to fund a class trip to Victoria. The cost is $10.
Weaving cultural connections: Junior Canadian Rangers visit Alert Bay

Weaving cultural connections: Junior Canadian Rangers visit Alert Bay

The JCR transited from Ucluelet and Port McNeill to attend the FTX. Prior to arriving on Cormorant Island they attended at movie and dinner in Port McNeill and marched to the ferry terminal. Everyone met at Lams Recreation Centre in Alert Bay and set up their beds for the night.

Port Hardy's Filomi Days committee is looking for new members

Filomi Days is less than six months away and volunteers are needed for the planning committee, said past president Davida Hudson who led last year's successful event.
Able Seaman Brad Glendale has Port Hardy connection

Able Seaman Brad Glendale has Port Hardy connection

Young Naturalists get a painting lesson from Lynda Biggs

Young Naturalists get a painting lesson from Lynda Biggs

Port Alice councillors have impromptu discussion of halibut issues

An impromptu discussion of the halibut issue at Port Alice's council meeting yielded some interesting facts that don't often get aired during current halibut debates.

Census jobs offered by Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada announced Feb. 16 it is staffing 35,000 jobs across Canada to work on the 2011 Census collection. The next census will take place in May 2011.
Students honour Ray Bentley with memorial

Students honour Ray Bentley with memorial

Ray Bentley's granddaughter, Kimberley, was on hand to unveil the plaque dedicating the Stream of Dreams Cheslakees Elementary School students' artwork at the fence at the B.C. ferries terminal Friday, Feb 25. Jackie Hidering, Eleanor Ropponen, and Cheslakees principal Larry Burroughs spoke at the dedication ceremony.
Anti-bullying embraced by North Island elementary students

Anti-bullying embraced by North Island elementary students