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Port Hardy Hospital. (Island Health photo)

Doctor warns Port Hardy more resignations are coming by June, mayor writes letter to Dix

With health-care services continuing to suffer, Nataros and council back physician assistants

Port Hardy Hospital. (Island Health photo)
Anthony Bucci photographed a bald eagle in Blackfish Sound last fall as it swooped down on a herring ball. (Anthony Bucci Photography)

North Island photographer’s bald eagle photo Canada’s choice for international contest

Anthony Bucci lives in the North Island and has his own wildlife touring business

Anthony Bucci photographed a bald eagle in Blackfish Sound last fall as it swooped down on a herring ball. (Anthony Bucci Photography)
The Quarterdeck beer and wine store had this old sign hanging up stating it would not accept Indigenous status cards as ID, and it was promptly taken down by new management after it went viral online. (Jozi Child - Facebook photo)

Sign denying status cards as ‘suitable’ ID at Port Hardy liquor store sparks uproar

Liquor store apologizes and removes sign after photo goes viral on social media

The Quarterdeck beer and wine store had this old sign hanging up stating it would not accept Indigenous status cards as ID, and it was promptly taken down by new management after it went viral online. (Jozi Child - Facebook photo)
The Quarterdeck beer and wine store had this old sign hanging up stating it would not accept Indigenous status cards as ID, and it was promptly taken down by new management after it went viral online. (Jozi Child - Facebook photo)

Sign denying status cards as ‘suitable’ ID at Port Hardy liquor store sparks uproar

Liquor store apologizes and removes sign after photo goes viral on social media

The Quarterdeck beer and wine store had this old sign hanging up stating it would not accept Indigenous status cards as ID, and it was promptly taken down by new management after it went viral online. (Jozi Child - Facebook photo)
DFO rescuing a young humpback whale from a dangerous entanglement. (DFO video screenshot)

VIDEO: Hogtied humpback rescued from dangerous entanglement off northern Vancouver Island

Whale was exhausted, with gear wrapped around its tail, and also going through its mouth

DFO rescuing a young humpback whale from a dangerous entanglement. (DFO video screenshot)
BC Hydro file photo

Blown fuse in substation the cause of emergency power outage in the North Island

The emergency power outage started a little after 8 p.m. and lasted until around 1:30 a.m.

BC Hydro file photo
Bear and Tiger will be up for adoption together as a pair when they are healthy enough. (Jill Laviolette photo)

Mystery solved: Dogs rescued from remote B.C. island will be put up for adoption

The dogs have now been surrendered to Tri-Port Wildlife Response Team

Bear and Tiger will be up for adoption together as a pair when they are healthy enough. (Jill Laviolette photo)
Bear and Tiger being rescued from Minstrel Island. (Dalynn St Pierre Facebook photo)

MOWI employees rescue 2 emaciated dogs from remote Minstrel Island

The dogs were brought back to a salmon farm camp where they were cared for by the group

Bear and Tiger being rescued from Minstrel Island. (Dalynn St Pierre Facebook photo)
Port Hardy Hospital will have no overnight emergency department for 18 days. (Island Health photo)

18-day overnight emergency department closure announced for Port Hardy Hospital

Port McNeill Hospital to remain open 24/7, unless otherwise announced as staffing shortages continue

Port Hardy Hospital will have no overnight emergency department for 18 days. (Island Health photo)
Quatsino First Nation photo

Quatsino First Nation enters into agreement with Northisle Copper and Gold Inc.

The agreement covers all North Island Mining Corp. mineral claims within Quatsino Territory

Quatsino First Nation photo
Port McNeill Hospital will be open 24/7 during the closures. (North Island Gazette file photo)

Island Health announces more North Island emergency department closures

Port McNeill Hospital’s emergency department will remain open 24/7 during both of these closures

Port McNeill Hospital will be open 24/7 during the closures. (North Island Gazette file photo)
Pixabay photo/blende12

More eggnog: 10 terrible Christmas movies to torture your family with this holiday season

Be forewarned, these cinematic lumps of coal could potentially ruin the holiday season

Pixabay photo/blende12
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks in the House of Commons on Nov. 14. (Photo courtesy YouTube)

MP Rachel Blaney raises questions about weather stations after deadly plane crash

On the day of the accident there were six weather reporting stations that were not working

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks in the House of Commons on Nov. 14. (Photo courtesy YouTube)
An aerial view of Alert Bay, located on Cormorant Island. (alertbay.ca photo)

Cormorant Island’s health-care crisis continues on, with no end in sight

Two doctors have finished out their contracts, leaving only one doctor now for the entire island

An aerial view of Alert Bay, located on Cormorant Island. (alertbay.ca photo)
Port Hardy Mayor Pat Corbett-Labatt gave an update on the health-care crisis during council’s Nov. 8 meeting. (Screenshot from council meeting)

Port Hardy at 50 per cent capacity for doctors and nurses

Port Hardy has one new doctor moving into the community

Port Hardy Mayor Pat Corbett-Labatt gave an update on the health-care crisis during council’s Nov. 8 meeting. (Screenshot from council meeting)
Black Press Media file

Joint investigation underway into small plane crash off Northern Vancouver Island

The floatplane belonged to a company called Air Cab, based in Coal Harbour

Black Press Media file
Black Press Media file

3 people missing after float plane crash off northern Vancouver Island

The plane was hired by a company called Air Cab, based in Coal Harbour

Black Press Media file
A motor vehicle caught fire after flipping over onto its side on Byng Road on Tuesday, Nov. 15. (Submitted photo)

Speed and alcohol believed to be a factor in fiery Byng Road motor vehicle crash

The driver and two passengers escaped from the overturned vehicle before it went up in flames

A motor vehicle caught fire after flipping over onto its side on Byng Road on Tuesday, Nov. 15. (Submitted photo)
North Island MLA Michele Babchuk. (Supplied photo)

Faster internet coming for rural residents in the North Island

The provincial investment comes from the Connecting British Columbia Fund

North Island MLA Michele Babchuk. (Supplied photo)
The aftermath of the deadly motor vehicle incident at the Coal Harbour turnoff. (Submitted photo)

Man dead after small car t-boned by truck in Port Hardy

69-year-old male dies after car crash at Port Hardy intersection

The aftermath of the deadly motor vehicle incident at the Coal Harbour turnoff. (Submitted photo)