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Tri-Port Midget Wild finish playoffs in second place

The Tri-Port Midget Wild qualified for the VIAHA playoffs, and ended up placing second out of four teams.

Peewees finish season with heads held high

The North Island Peewee Eagles finished off their 2016-2017 season with a tough loss to the Port Alberni Bulldogs.

Midget rep girls reflect on minor hockey careers

North Island Midget Eagles' players Emma Mitchell and Randi Ward have been playing sports together since preschool.

Earthquake hits southwest of Port Alice

A 4.4 earthquake struck southwest of Port Alice at a depth of about 10 kilometres just after 10 p.m. on Feb. 22.

  • Feb 24, 2017

Tyson’s thoughts: Growing up in Port Hardy

Tyson's thoughts column - Feb. 22 edition of the North Island Gazette

Megan Hanacek survived in the wild for 78 days on hit TV show Alone

North Islander Megan Hanacek survived for 78 days in the Patagonia wilderness before finally tapping out in the season finale of Alone.

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Sharon Hamlyn completes cancer awareness ride from Victoria to Port Hardy
North Island Bantam Eagles Tier 3 Championships highlight reel
Oscar Hickes Memorial Hockey Tournament 40th anniversary
Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks

Casavant receives response from Auditor General

Bryce Casavant took aim back at the provincial government's report on the trophy bear hunt, and the Auditor General has responded.

Two men in custody following shots fired complaint

Two suspects were arrested after a shots fired complaint in Port Hardy.

  • Jan 23, 2017

Port McNeill council passes harbour rates bylaw

Port McNeill council voted in favour of passing their revised harbour rates bylaw, making it law. Changes at the harbour will be immediate.

Unifor Local 514 votes in favour of amendments to collective agreement

Unifor Local 514 voted in favour of amending specific parts of their collective agreement with Neucel Specialty Cellulose.

School District 85 optimistic about Supreme Court decision

School District 85 Secretary-Treasurer, John Martin, believes Supreme Court's decision will have a positive effect on North Island schools.

L’Il Amigos Daycare celebrates 25 years in business

Mariti Mellow owns and operates L'il Amigos Daycare, and she is celebrating her 25 year in business this January.

Port Hardy local aides RCMP in locating lost hiker

Janet Dorward helped guide the Port Hardy RCMP through a difficult to navigate trail in search of a lost hiker on Saturday, Jan. 7.

Queen of the North, the Captain’s story

On March 22, 2006, the Queen of the North sunk to the bottom of the ocean in less than an hour. 10 years later, the Captain tells his story.

Construction on climbing wall complete

The construction on North Island Secondary School's climbing wall is officially complete.

Port McNeill Harbour rates bylaw passes third reading

The third reading of the harbour rates bylaw was passed unanimously by Port McNeill council.

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Port McNeill Rotary Club New Year’s day polar bear dip

The Port McNeill Rotary Club is hosting a new year's day polar bear dip in front of the Sportsman restaurant.

Former BC Conservation officer takes aim at grizzly bear hunt

Former BC Conservation officer Bryce Casavant has written a damning critique on a commissioned report from provincial government.

BCTF vindicated by Supreme Court

After winning a landmark decision in Supreme Court, the BCTF is excited to see some changes made to the public education system.