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North Island students are back in class, sitting six-feet apart

School District 85 schools reopened June 1 for students who want to come in person

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Marble River Hatchery's fish transfer
Downtown Port Hardy area under construction
Reed Allen gets a pie in the face
VIDEO: Police use tear gas to subdue Saanich Woman

UPDATE: Local taxi company applying to opertate north island bus route

Waivin’ Flags Taxi wants to operate Route 5 between Cambpell River and Port Hardy

Change in service: Port Hardy is switching from bi-weekly garbage pick up to weekly schedule

The cost for the weekly garbage pick up service is an additional $30.12 annually.

‘A bottomless well of love for people and communities’

Parksville Qualicum Beach News editor JR Rardon dies at age 61

Pacific Coastal Airlines will resume service next month

‘We are pleased to confirm that we will be resuming scheduled service on June 1, 2020’

MP Rachel Blaney feels low-income boost for seniors falls short, but is pleased with the support for commercial fishers

‘Seniors in our communities have been asking for help with additional costs due to COVID-19’

Port Hardy Fire Rescue saves two people trapped in SUV

‘Without hesitation, firefighters immediately began extrication work’

North Island College announces blended approach to learning in the fall

School will use combination of digital and in-person strategies to offer courses

Food-conditioned black bear destroyed near Port Hardy

This time of year bears should be eating grass. Make sure they’re not eating your garbage instead.

Suspicious fire at Port Alice post office

The fire appeared to have originated in the post office recycling bin.