North Island Gazette

Audience at harm reduction presentation in Port Alice get naloxone training

Cathie Wilson, the Harm Reduction Outreach Worker, demonstrated how to administer naloxone.

  • Dec 28, 2019

Council debates AirBnB style accommodations in Port McNeill

The Planning Advisory Committee will review the issue of AirBnB's in Port McNeill.

  • Dec 23, 2019

‘Most’ of 21,000 Atlantic salmon in pen escape after fire at Robertson Island fish farm

21,000 salmon were in the pen when the fire broke out

  • Dec 22, 2019

District of Port Hardy has ’50/50 shot’ of receiving multiplex funding

"We either build a new one or we fix the old"

Roadblock: CounterAttack aims to end Driving Under the Influence

The use of designated drivers is now a common practice, especially amongst younger drivers.

  • Dec 19, 2019

North Island Bantam Eagles dethrone Victoria Racquet Club Kings, gunning for Tier 2 League Banner

The Eagles "had to be at the top of our game" to defeat Victoria Racquet Club Kings.

North Island Midget Eagles drag Oceanside Generals into deep water at Cruickshank Arena

The Eagles are currently tied for first place in VIAHA's Tier 3 division with the Alberni Bulldogs.

Port Hardy Fire Rescue shows off new equipment

"New SCBAs have more air in them than the old ones, which means more safety for the firefighters"

North Island communities receive upgraded used oil recycling facilities

"It is fantastic to see all of these locations with upgraded used oil recycling facilities"

How will Port McNeill will spend property tax money in 2020?

Bill Mcquarrie investigates the Town of Port McNeill's budget process for 2020.

North Island Peewee Eagles dominate Cowichan Valley Capitals at Cruickshank Arena

The game against the Capitals wasn't close at all, as the Eagles pounded them with seven goals.

North Island Bantam Eagles are the top team in VIAHA’s Tier 2 division

"If we continue to play like that we are going to be a tough team to contend with come playoffs"

Local author talks about his book ‘The Blue Haired Girl’

Adam Hayes sat down with North Island Gazette Editor Tyson Whitney for an interview about the book.

Midgets tie Alberni Valley Bulldogs, lose to Kerry Park Islanders

It was a bit of a rough road trip for the North Island Midget Eagles.

Port McNeill council wants to see a plan on how to protect and invest tax dollars

"if we can make $40,000 or $50,000 in interest, why not, as it could reduce taxes"

  • Dec 7, 2019

Giving back: Annual hamper game held at the Chilton Regional Arena in Port McNeill

The North Island Eagles truly went out of its way to support the Gazette Christmas Hamper Fund.

Oscar Hickes: The longest running hockey tournament on Vancouver Island has been cancelled

Patrick Murray, one of the organizers for the tournament, broke the sad news on social media.

Claire Trevena’s MLA Report for the North Island

"As we head towards Christmas, I, like everyone, hope for a resolution to the strike"

Manhunt: Port McNeill RCMP catch suspect on the run

Chester was transported to the hospital for injuries and then to the Port McNeill RCMP detachment.