Tyson Whitney

Vancouver Island lighthouse keeper wins a million bucks playing the lottery

“I usually just get a quick pick, so I didn’t expect to win a big prize”

Union blasts local government for getting involved in strike, Port McNeill mayor fires back

Port McNeill Mayor Gaby Wickstrom responded via a five minute long Facebook video.

Tiny homes builder says they weren’t aware of Port Hardy bylaw

Ivan Debagheera’s intent was to showcase the tiny homes to Port Hardy mayor

Flood watch called off for North and West Vancouver Island

The River Forecast Centre will monitor the conditions and provides updates as conditions warrant.

District of Port Hardy stops ‘tiny homes’ from being built downtown

Homes were being erected without the necessary paperwork

Island 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.

North Island communities receive upgraded used oil recycling facilities

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

Striking loggers get space at North Island Mall

Space gives union members a Port Hardy base of operations to collect donations, talk to public

Oscar Hickes: Longest running hockey tournament on Vancouver Island cancelled

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

Man hunt: Port McNeill RCMP catch suspect on the run

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

Port Hardy Save On Foods accepting donations for striking loggers

Food will be distributed on the picket lines to the people who need it

Breaking – Port McNeill schools locked down by RCMP

A warning letter was emailed to parents from North Island Secondary School.

Vancouver Island First Nation sues DFO again, says they aren’t protecting wild salmon

“The Federal Court has found DFO’s refusal to prohibit stocking of fish infected with PRV unlawful”

North Island First Nation sues DFO again, says it isn’t protecting wild salmon

‘Namgis files suit over lack of testing of salmon virus

Facebook group donates food to striking North Island forestry workers

“when hardworking men and women go hungry that is wrong, that is just wrong”

Diving deep into Vancouver Island fish farming

Uncertainty surrounds Liberal pledge to shut down open-net fish farming in B.C. by 2025.

Commercial fisheries off-loading business booming in Port Hardy

Off-loading facilities pack, ice, and load in totes the fish that are caught by commercial fishermen

Four days of mediation fail to break four-month strike in the woods

Steelworkers union says Western Forest Products refuses to budge from ‘unreasonable concessions’

Alberta man pleads guilty, fined for hunting without a licence in North Island

It’s the responsibility of each hunter or angler to know whether they are considered a B.C. Resident.

STRIKE: WFP and USW are back at the table for mediation

“No further updates until either an agreement is reached or one party or the other breaks off talks”