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The North Island Eagles executive have officially announced the 2020-2021 coaching staff. (North Island Eagles logo)

North Island Eagles announce coaches for upcoming minor rep hockey season

'As an executive we have decided to focus on player and goalie development this season'

The North Island Eagles executive have officially announced the 2020-2021 coaching staff. (North Island Eagles logo)
Dale Dorward golf champ

Seven Hills Golf & Country Club crowns 2020 club champion

It all came down to a huge putt for birdie.

Dale Dorward golf champ
In 1980 Terry Fox set out on his Marathon of Hope and ran across the country for 143 days straight to help raise awareness for cancer research and funding. (TERRY FOX RUN FILE PHOTO)

Sign up now for virtual Terry Fox Run

There's no entry fee this year, all you have to do is register online.

In 1980 Terry Fox set out on his Marathon of Hope and ran across the country for 143 days straight to help raise awareness for cancer research and funding. (TERRY FOX RUN FILE PHOTO)
The vehicle located down a high-angle embankment in heavy roadside underbrush. (Port Hardy Fire Rescue)A bird’s-eye view of the entire scene from the motor vehicle incident on Aug. 12. (Port Hardy Fire Rescue photo)

‘Jaws of life’ used by Port Hardy Fire Rescue to remove person from wrecked vehicle

The vehicle was located down a high-angle embankment in heavy roadside underbrush.

The vehicle located down a high-angle embankment in heavy roadside underbrush. (Port Hardy Fire Rescue)A bird’s-eye view of the entire scene from the motor vehicle incident on Aug. 12. (Port Hardy Fire Rescue photo)
Dazy Weymer climbs a tree to hang up signs informing people that the area is now under surveillance. (Mount Cain photo)

Security cameras installed at Mount Cain after 18 cabins were broken into

'In at least one cabin the damage was quite extensive'

Dazy Weymer climbs a tree to hang up signs informing people that the area is now under surveillance. (Mount Cain photo)
Port Hardy RCMP’s Acting Detachment Commander Corp. Chris Voller speaks with Port Hardy council during a Zoom meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 11. (Zoom meeting screenshot)

Only eight intoxicated in public tickets handed out by Port Hardy RCMP in second quarter

'Is there a reason for not handing out tickets? Or do you see that it's not any benefit?'

Port Hardy RCMP’s Acting Detachment Commander Corp. Chris Voller speaks with Port Hardy council during a Zoom meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 11. (Zoom meeting screenshot)
Kwa'lilas Hotel employees celebrate after winning an award from TripAdvisor. (Kwa'lilas Hotel Facebook photo)

Kwa’lilas Hotel wins award from TripAdvisor

The Kwa'lilas Hotel opened its doors to the public back in 2017.

Kwa'lilas Hotel employees celebrate after winning an award from TripAdvisor. (Kwa'lilas Hotel Facebook photo)
Port Hardy Mayor Dennis Dugas spoke out about the multiplex project’s issues at an open house back in February of 2019. (North Island Gazette file photo)

Build a new pool or fix the old? Port Hardy mayor wades in

'… whatever we do going forward we want the support of the community'

Port Hardy Mayor Dennis Dugas spoke out about the multiplex project’s issues at an open house back in February of 2019. (North Island Gazette file photo)
The Big House in Klemtu, British Columbia. (Wikipedia photo/public domain)

COVID-19 tests come back negative in remote First Nation community

"There are no suspected cases in the community at this time."

The Big House in Klemtu, British Columbia. (Wikipedia photo/public domain)
The Big House in Klemtu, British Columbia. (Wikipedia photo)
The Big House in Klemtu, British Columbia. (Wikipedia photo)
The Regional District of Mount Waddington will be without power for around 10 hours on Aug. 13. (North Island Gazette file photo)

Ten hour planned power outage coming for north Island residents

To keep crews and the public safe, power must be switched off while BC Hydro completes the work.

The Regional District of Mount Waddington will be without power for around 10 hours on Aug. 13. (North Island Gazette file photo)
Port Hardy council is looking at implementing a minimum rental standards bylaw. (North Island Gazette file photo)

BYLAW: Port Hardy council is sick and tired of derelict apartment buildings

'… even if it takes a bigger budget I think it's something that we need to do'

Port Hardy council is looking at implementing a minimum rental standards bylaw. (North Island Gazette file photo)
Seven Hills Golf and Country Club

Seven Hills Golf & Country Club is thriving amidst COVID-19

'… the real spike has been in our junior memberships'

Seven Hills Golf and Country Club
North Island Gazette file photo from 2017 Donny MacLeod Memorial Golf Tournament.

Port Alice Golf Club to host annual Donny MacLeod Memorial Tournament Aug. 2

The tournament is a rules-free version of the game, just the way "Donny" played it.

North Island Gazette file photo from 2017 Donny MacLeod Memorial Golf Tournament.
One option for the North Island Seniors Housing building. Designs are still being considered. (Finlayson Bonet Architects)

Port Hardy council votes to continue with zoning for seniors housing project ‘as is’

There is an opportunity for the Seniors Citizens Society to occupy a space within the development.

One option for the North Island Seniors Housing building. Designs are still being considered. (Finlayson Bonet Architects)
The District of Port Hardy will cover the costs to have Stantec update its 2015 swimming pool condition report. (North Island Gazette file photo)

‘Everything is pointing towards repairing the old pool,’ says Port Hardy mayor

'no matter what project we end up doing, we're gonna have to borrow money for it'

The District of Port Hardy will cover the costs to have Stantec update its 2015 swimming pool condition report. (North Island Gazette file photo)
Black Press Media file

Port McNeill RCMP issue tips on how to report out-of-country travellers

'We, the RCMP, conduct enforcement checks under the Quarantine Act to ensure compliance'

Black Press Media file
An alleged dangerous speeding incident occured near the dormant Neucel Specialty Cellulose pulp mill in Port Alice. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Port Alice RCMP are asking the public to slow down in construction zones

The alleged dangerous speeding incident is still under investigation.

An alleged dangerous speeding incident occured near the dormant Neucel Specialty Cellulose pulp mill in Port Alice. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
The Creekside Apartment building after the fire on Aug. 16, 2017. (North Island Gazette file photo)

Creekside Apartments gets utility charge relief from Port Hardy council

The apartment building is undergoing restoration from a fire that happened back in 2017.

The Creekside Apartment building after the fire on Aug. 16, 2017. (North Island Gazette file photo)
If Port Hardy reaches 5,000 population, the district would have to pay 70 percent of the cost base described in the policing agreements. (North Island Gazette file photo)

Funding police would be ‘most expensive single budget item we would have’ says Port Hardy councillor

'we're not panicking - I can't see our population numbers jumping up that high that quick'

If Port Hardy reaches 5,000 population, the district would have to pay 70 percent of the cost base described in the policing agreements. (North Island Gazette file photo)