Regional District Digs Into It’s Past

The Regional District of Mount Waddington will be unearthing a time capsule buried 25 years ago.

The Regional District of Mount Waddington will be digging deep into its past. On June 13, staff will be unearthing a time capsule buried 25 years ago.

At their regular meeting May 11, Administrator Greg Fletcher told the RDMW board staff would like to hold two events: one on June 13 to open the capsule, and a subsequent brief ceremony on the June 21 board meeting day to rebury a capsule for another 25 or 50 years depending on the board’s wishes. “Can we go three or four years just to be sure (he will still be alive),” joked Board Chair Dave Rushton. The June 13 event will be “focusing on the people responsible for burying it,” Fletcher said, and involve “a barbecue type of thing in the parking lot.”

Fletcher also revealed that there is an envelope, sealed for a quarter century, that is to be opened and read on June 13 as well. As for the length of time to put the time capsule away this time, the board agreed on 25 years. If they waited 50 years, there “might be a bridge to Sointula by then,” said Area B Director Phil Wainwright to a chorus of laughter.

 

Just Posted

North Island Seniors Housing Foundation takes the next step towards getting Trustee Road land

Seniors rejoice, Port Hardy council is very much in favour of helping… Continue reading

Port Hardy Volleyball club requests funding from Port Hardy council

The sport of Volleyball is alive and well in the North Island,… Continue reading

Should aquaculture programs be offered at North Island College in Port Hardy?

“I think it would be very timely to have an aquaculture program”

Island Health issues press release regarding Port Alice Health Centre service changes

Island Health will be hosting a community meeting in Port Alice Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. in the rec centre.

Vancouver Island Regional Library wants to team up with the Town of Port McNeill to build a new multi-use facility

“A new library for the town, as you know, will quickly become an exciting hub of literacy”

B.C. students win Great Waters Challenge video contest

Video, mural and song about saving the salmon claims the top prize

B.C. athlete takes home gold in freestyle aerials at Canada Games

Brayden Kuroda won the event with a combined score of 121.65.

Cabinet likely to extend deadline to reconsider Trans Mountain pipeline

The can’t decide the pipeline’s fate until a new round of consultations with Indigenous communities

B.C. government provides $75,000 towards salmon study

Study looks at abundance and health of Pacific salmon in Gulf of Alaska

Murdered and missing honoured at Stolen Sisters Memorial March in B.C.

‘We come together to make change within the systems in our society’

UBC researchers develop inexpensive tool to test drinking water

The tricoder can test for biological contamination in real-time

Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

He was convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old North Carolina girl in 2017

B.C. communities push back against climate change damages campaign

Activists copying California case that was tossed out of court

Most Read