Tyson Whitney

Broughton Curling Club might end season by mid-December

The club is weighing the options and will see what the turnout continues to look like week by week.

VIDEO: Port McNeill councillor makes rap video to promote active transportation plan

Active transportation is a personal matter for councillor Derek Koel.

BC Hydro crews worked 16 hour days to turn the North Island’s power back on

BC Hydro runs one transmission line to Northern Vancouver Island so there was no backup line.

COVID-19: Vancouver Island minor hockey cancels all games until December

"We have had an increasing number of teams who are reluctant to travel…"

North Island areas still without power thanks to windstorm

Crews made progress through the evening as they continued restoration efforts.

Tri-Port house league hockey weekend results

It was another action packed weekend of exciting house league minor hockey games last weekend.

North Island Eagles continue to rack up big wins

All four North Island Eagles rep hockey teams played games on the weekend.

Accomplished celtic fiddle player coming to Gate House Theatre

Pierre Schryer is one of Canada's leading traditional fiddlers.

Here’s how to track all the COVID-19 cases in the North Island region

Learn how to track cases in your region online.

House league hockey is back at the North Island rinks for another season

First games of the season were played Nov. 7.

North Island Eagles hit the ice for exhibition play to kickoff season

The U11 (atoms) and the U18 (midgets) rep teams played on home ice this weekend.

Nurse shortage forced Port Alice Health Centre to close all day on Nov. 7

Island Health sincerely apologized for any inconvenience.

UPDATE: No tickets issued by Port Hardy RCMP after motor vehicle incident on Byng Road

Port Hardy Fire Rescue, RCMP, and emergency personnel were all on scene.

Port Hardy aquatic centre’s Dry-O-Tron is in need of fixing

Port Hardy council approved spending $8,000 from general surplus for repairs.

Fireworks over the Port Hardy sign during FILOMI days. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

13 fireworks permits issued by the District of Port Hardy for Halloween night

Social media was lit up with numerous complaints about fireworks being set off in the North Island.

Fireworks over the Port Hardy sign during FILOMI days. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
The semi-truck laying on its side after the crash. (Port McNeill RCMP photo)

Update: Semi-truck crash near Woss remains under investigation by the Port McNeill RCMP

The vehicle was travelling northbound when it entered the southbound ditch.

The semi-truck laying on its side after the crash. (Port McNeill RCMP photo)
Highway 19 is closed near Woss. (Rick Meek photo/Road Conditions Northern Vancouver Island Facebook group)

UPDATE: Highway 19 back to regular traffic near Woss

Drive BC says Highway 19 north of Woss is now back to normal.

Highway 19 is closed near Woss. (Rick Meek photo/Road Conditions Northern Vancouver Island Facebook group)
Isaiah Therrien skates down the ice with the Port Hardy Bantam Hawks. (Nicki Ranger photo)

Port Hardy Minor Hockey aims to grow amidst COVID-19 pandemic

'As a parent, I'm just excited my son's getting a chance to play'

Isaiah Therrien skates down the ice with the Port Hardy Bantam Hawks. (Nicki Ranger photo)
The Port McNeill hospital will be diverting emergency room patients to Port Hardy on Halloween weekend, says healthcare worker. (North Island Gazette file photo)

UPDATE: Port McNeill hospital scheduled to divert emergency room patients to Port Hardy Halloween weekend

Nurse shortage causes problems for North Island hospitals.

The Port McNeill hospital will be diverting emergency room patients to Port Hardy on Halloween weekend, says healthcare worker. (North Island Gazette file photo)
The entrance to the Port Hardy aquatic centre. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Port Hardy to ‘revitalize’ old aquatic centre for 8.5 million

'If everything goes as planned, there will be no tax increase to cover our portion of the costs'

The entrance to the Port Hardy aquatic centre. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)