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Concerns rise over lack of policing in Port Alice

Staff Sgt. Wes Olsen addressed the issue at Port Alice Council

Vancouver Island loses its last logging train

Western Forest Products closes Englewood Train operation and will make the switch to transport via roads.

NIC celebrates Grand Opening of Thunderbird Mall Campus
Waves at Cape Scott
Highway 19 Logging truck collision accident scene
NISS students walk out

VIDEO: Camera records brazen daylight theft of parcel

Langley family releases surveillance footage to alert others

Nanoose Bay sledgehammer assault leads to end of theft spree

64-year-old wrestles female assailant to ground after being struck in eye

  • Nov 8th, 2017

Port Hardy’s Cannabis Committee finalizes survey

The survey will seek public input on dispensary regulations

Windmill blade could be put on display

Port Hardy may have a future tribute to the wind industry

Constitutional challenge in polygamy case delayed

Legal process for fundamentalist Mormon leader found guilty of polygamy grinds to a halt.

Witness in Victoria court case admits to previous killings

The man was a paid agent of the RCMP, who say they had no evidence to back up the confessions

History of the North Island Gazette Hamper Fund

Brian Welchman and Roland Shanks started the Gazette Hamper Fund in 1980.

31st Annual Rotary Auction held in Port Hardy at the Thunderbird Mall

All the proceeds from the event went to help fund rotary projects.

Port Alice looks at upgrades for campground

The cost of the total constructed civil work is estimated to be $266,7772.00.

Old-growth forest debate ignites discussion

Old growth debate returns to Port Hardy

North Island College fires back at Councillor’s remarks

“We are going to make sure that every councillor is on the same page as us once we meet with them.”

More snow in the forecast for Vancouver Island

It’s time to break out the snow gear and ensure your vehicle has winter tires or chains

Port Hardy’s Marijuana Committee gets to work

“The issue is we are trying to be proactive.”

2017 Royal Canadian Poppy campaign kicks off at Port Hardy Council

Deputy Mayor Fred Robertson received the first poppy of the 2017 Royal Canadian Poppy campaign.