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Catalytic converter stolen off Salvation Army van in Parksville

‘I’m very shocked and disappointed that someone would steal from the Salvation Army’

Breaking – Port McNeill schools locked down by RCMP

A warning letter was emailed to parents from North Island Secondary School.

Port Hardy RCMP Cpl. Chris Voller earns Award of Valour

Voller earned the award for jumping on board a moving fishing boat in order to gain control of it.

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Port McNeill council debates agreement with chamber of commerce

The chamber proposed a ‘Fee for Service Agreement’ at an annual cost to the town of $5,000.

  • Nov 21, 2019

Talks between Western Forest Products and union break down

No more negotiations imminent between United Steelworkers 1-1937 and company

New Port McNeill-Alert Bay-Sointula hybrid ferry sets sail for B.C.

Two Island Class ferries are on their way from Romania

Port Hardy council to apply for poverty reduction program grant funding

How should the District of Port Hardy deal with the issue of poverty?

Northbound lanes re-open along Malahat after small rockslide near Goldstream

Drivers asked to use caution, clean-up crews have finished on-site

Crime on the rise? Here’s Port Hardy RCMP’s third quarter report for 2019

The Port Hardy RCMP has so far opened 3,349 files in 2019, with only the fourth quarter left.

Man, 50, dies following incident in downtown Parksville

Teenage girl hailed as hero for intervening after witnessing situation unfold

VIDEO: North Island man trapped under ATV for days shows promise at Victoria hospital

Out of induced coma, 41-year-old is smiling, squeezing hands and enjoying sunshine

Trevena welcomes funding for sport, arts, and culture in the North Island

“Access to sports and arts programming improves quality of life and helps build community”

Port Hardy RCMP says fires are ‘suspicious’

If you know who is responsible, please contact the Port Hardy RCMP at 250-949-6335.

Water utility bill increase coming for Port McNeill residents?

Councillor Derek Koel feels a user-pay system that covers actual costs is necessary.

  • Nov 7, 2019

‘Namgis First Nation sues DFO again, says they aren’t protecting wild salmon

“The Federal Court has found DFO’s refusal to prohibit stocking of fish infected with PRV unlawful”

Striking Western Forest Products union workers on Vancouver Island rally against concessions

United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 holds march and rally in Nanaimo

Striking Western Forest Products union workers on Vancouver Island rally against concessions

United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 holds march and rally in Nanaimo

Port Hardy Twinning Society – End of an Era?

“the society is suffering from low membership and member burnout”

  • Nov 6, 2019

After the election: The future of fish farms in the North Island

The Liberal Party pledged they would shut down open-net fish farming in B.C. by 2025.