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Shady Business

Shady Business

Now that we are in the heat of our growing season, many of us head for the shade.
A Brush with Henschel: Country Garden

A Brush with Henschel: Country Garden

A few years ago, on my usual July hunt for fireweed scenes, nostalgia hit me right between the eyes. I remembered when clear-cuts were still very clear and on your way down island, turning a corner, you would sometimes see an entire valley bathed in various shades of pink and mauve. Remember that? The effect was almost surrealistic as you floated along in your car through what seemed like a garden of colour.
Tyson’s Thoughts: skate camp was the best day ever

Tyson’s Thoughts: skate camp was the best day ever

I attended skate camp at the Kyle Scow Memorial Skatepark (KSM) in Port Hardy on July 17.
Bad news is still newsworthy

Bad news is still newsworthy

Bad news is still news and we still have to cover it.
Nobody attends council meetings

Nobody attends council meetings

North Island residents rarely attend council meetings, which makes no sense to me.
Finding a strong sense of community on the North Island

Finding a strong sense of community on the North Island

I’m the kind of person that enjoys listening, rather than speaking.
What is a Burl?

What is a Burl?

Jayson Ambrose will be exploring the North Island all summer.

New North Island Gazette reporter says hello

Dear North Island Gazette readers, I am pleased to introduce myself as the new reporter/photographer for the North Island Gazette.

VIAHA complaints are ridiculous

So Victoria parents don’t want to travel to the North Island ‘just to play a hockey game’
Anything, everything, all the in-between

Anything, everything, all the in-between

I hurt my knee skateboarding