North Island Gazette

Resident says Woss unofficially broke Vancouver Island temperature record

Woss resident Luke Rushton was keeping a close eye on the tiny hamlet's weather station

Pride society hosts vehicle procession through the streets of Port Hardy

It is important to acknowledge LGBTQ2S+ history

North Island rides out hottest day of the year with a 21-hour power outage

Olynyk added the damage to the transmission pole was not caused by heat

Another $10,000 donation made to the Hardy Bay Senior Citizens Centre

The new roof for the seniors centre is estimated to cost around $27,000 total

Local opinions vary on abandoned Port Alice pulp mill cleanup

Port Alice residents have a broad variety of opinions about the pulp mill cleanup

  • Jun 28, 2021

Port McNeill council apologizes, cancels Canada Day celebrations

'we would like to apologize for the pain our original decision caused'

Quatsino First Nation purchases land from WFP to establish waterfront community

North Island First Nation will be returning its 595 members to a location near Coal Harbour

  • Jun 25, 2021

New textiles exhibit opens at Port Hardy Museum

The Port Hardy Museum has a new exhibit on display, a third installment in the "Textiles" series.

Port Alice council votes to cancel Canada Day celebrations

The decision was made out of respect for Indigenous communities across Canada who are grieving

Port Hardy Pride hosts vehicle procession June 26

The procession is a way to celebrate diversity and inclusion

Port McNeill Fire Rescue gets big financial boost from government

Port McNeill mayor Gaby Wickstrom was thrilled by the funding announcement

Alert Bay council cancels Canada Day celebrations

The decision was made in wake of the mass graves being found at former residential schools

Eke Me-Xi Learning Centre takes field trip to Malcolm Island

Once at Bere Point, students made themselves at home in the day-use area

  • Jun 18, 2021

Port Hardy RCMP on the hunt for porta-pottie arsonist

The porta-potties were lit on fire early in the morning on June 13

Mount Waddington Regional Fall Fair cancelled again due to COVID-19 restrictions

The 2022 fall fair is still scheduled to take place in Port Hardy

North Island Eagles give update on the upcoming 2021-2022 season

The North Island Eagles minor rep hockey teams are getting ready for the upcoming season.

  • Jun 16, 2021

North Island Gazette wins big at 2021 Ma Murray Newspaper Awards

Zoe Ducklow and Bill McQuarrie both won gold at the online ceremony

Council votes to cancel Canada Day celebrations in wake of mass grave sites being found

Coun. Treena Smith made the motion for the chamber to not host Canada Day celebrations this year

Firefighters respond to early morning fire near visitor centre in Port Hardy

Two porta-potties were on fire at the Visitor's Centre on Hastings Street