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Duke Point ferry terminal will be closed for one weekend this month

Jan. 26-27 sailings will continue to operate on a Tsawwassen-Departure Bay route

Someone in Nanaimo is a $1-million Lotto 6/49 winner

No one matches all six numbers, so guaranteed $1 million prize awarded

All runs open at Mount Washington

All 81 Alpine ski runs operating, as are all Nordic trails

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Port Alice trailer fire
Marathoner begins 500-kilometre run across Vancouver Island
Port Hardy's Thunderbird Mall hosts holiday events
Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle

Port Hardy’s Visitor Information Centre building could be out of commission until March

“I think I will have a better time estimate when the contractors can get in and get to work.”

UPDATED: Rain and wind warnings continue for Vancouver Island

Winter storm season on B.C.’s wild west coast with up to 100mm of rain falling across the Island

Port McNeill Fire Rescue refurbishes sister truck for display

The Town of Port McNeill intends to assist PMFR to put it on display in the community.

60,000 still without power; wind warning continues across Vancouver Island

Winds expected to ease by Saturday afternoon and into overnight

North Island-Powell River MP speaks on Indigenous issues

Housing, education, children in care, and aquaculture are some of the issues Rachel Blaney spoke on.

More than 90,000 remain without power on Vancouver Island

BC Hydro working around the clock in the wake of most severe windstorm in years

Sporadic weather conditions along North Island causes a number of road issues

Fallen trees, pooling water, snowy highways, and strong winds are all affecting the North Island.

Port Hardy Mounties return again to spread holiday cheer

Local police officers took it upon themselves to buy a local family Christmas presents and a tree.

Port McNeill’s harbour upgrades deferred until next year

The upgrades were deferred until 2019 budget so that council can expand the scope of the project.

UPDATE: BC Ferries cancels 80 sailings amid wind storm

Stormy weather is to blame for cancellations between Tsawwassen, Swartz Bay, Departure Bay and Horseshoe Bay

District of Port Hardy to ‘pause and reevaluate’ multiplex project

The district received expensive tender rates, which were 40 per cent higher than expected.

Fundraising venture underway for Island girl injured in 2016 knife attack

Janelle Guyatt still enduring surgery to repair nerve damage two and a half years later

BREAKING: Driver crashes into sheriff’s van while travelling into North Island village

The driver was looking to turn left into Port Alice when they cut off the sheriff’s van.

Price at Vancouver Island pumps not expected to decrease until after Boxing Day

Closure of US pipeline, weather affected barges are factors in the fluctuating price

Port McNeill local appointed to ICET for three-year term

Hanacek said she is thrilled to be part of ICET.

More wind storms to hit Vancouver Island, expected to taper off for Christmas Day

Another special weather statement in effect for evening of Dec. 19

Port Hardy Fire Rescue to replace old equipment

PHFR recently requested funding from the district for new SCBA equipment.