North Island Gazette

Council votes: Port Hardy firefighters will be getting a pay raise

Staff recommended for council to approve the fire department remuneration package.

Port Hardy locals contribute to U18 Riptide Girls’ perfect season

Madyson Harris and Kayley Clair are the two key players from Port Hardy.

Port McNeill council talks preliminary budget

Expenditure decisions are in the hands of town council.

Price tag: Port McNeill council receives costs for dock replacement projects

Council received the report and will take the recommendations under advisement.

  • Mar 6, 2020

Port Hardy could be getting a brand-new sidewalk connector to help improve access around town

The project must be included in the communities Transportation Network Plan.

Port McNeill musician releases her first CD titled ‘Fragile’

"I wouldn't have done it [the album] if I wasn't here"

Earthquake with 4.4 magnitude hits off Port Hardy

On Monday morning the third earthquake with a magnitude higher that 4.0 in 2020 to hit B.C. coast

  • Mar 2, 2020

May Rink dominates Fort Rupert Curling Club’s Men’s Bonspiel A-Final

"we've been having lots of drinks and having lots of fun on the ice"

VIDEO: North Island Bantam Eagles battle back and throttle Sooke Thunderbirds en route to BC Championships

"We were down by one and then we came back and beat them because we worked as a team"

District of Port Hardy updates fireworks bylaw with stricter rules

"There's always been an issue with fireworks and how they've been used in our community"

Port Hardy RCMP still looking for suspect in liquor store break and enter theft

The theft happened around midnight back on Jan. 28, 2020.

‘Spacecapades’ Ice Carnival is coming to the Chilton Regional Arena in Port McNeill

'Spacecapades' will feature 18 different acts and an intermission in the middle of the show.

Bantams win first game of playoff finals against Thunderbirds

"The team would appreciate a big show of support"

Port Hardy RCMP discuss reconciliation with First Nations

The RCMP "want to be emotionally respectful of the past while still trying to uphold the laws."

Claims already being staked after GeoScience BC report released

In the first 15 days following the report, a total of 34 new claims were staked.

  • Feb 21, 2020

Port Hardy RCMP investigating drug offences

Both vehicle occupants may face future charges related to the suspected drugs and cash.

Port McNeill council tackles the issue of AirBnBs

Council wants a public hearing to identify options for short-term rentals in Port McNeill.

  • Feb 17, 2020

Port McNeill council roundup: Feb. 11 meeting

Various stories from Port McNeill council's Feb. 11 meeting.

  • Feb 16, 2020