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FACEBOOK PHOTO/JAN WHITEHEAD                                A seal bite from the incident in the Broughton Archipelago. Three of the four kayakers were attacked by the seal.

Seal attacks kayakers off northern Vancouver Island

‘It has to be one chance in a million of this happening.’

FACEBOOK PHOTO/JAN WHITEHEAD                                A seal bite from the incident in the Broughton Archipelago. Three of the four kayakers were attacked by the seal.
KIMBERLEY KUFAAS PHOTOGRAPHY                                Gaby Wickstrom, Jon Lok, and Kim Lefebvre founded the Community Catalysts which helped to spearhead and fundraise for the beautification banner initiative.

Group fundraises for Port McNeill beautification

Port McNeill Beautification Banner Project is now fully funded

KIMBERLEY KUFAAS PHOTOGRAPHY                                Gaby Wickstrom, Jon Lok, and Kim Lefebvre founded the Community Catalysts which helped to spearhead and fundraise for the beautification banner initiative.
$75,000 BC/49 lotto win in the North Island

$75,000 BC/49 lotto win in the North Island

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$75,000 BC/49 lotto win in the North Island
HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO                                The view of Winter Harbour from the Outpost deck on a rainy spring day in April.

Winter Harbour: survival on edge of Vancouver Island

BIG READ: one of the Island’s most remote communites to focus on eco-tourism as industry leaves

HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO                                The view of Winter Harbour from the Outpost deck on a rainy spring day in April.
DEBRA LYNN PHOTO

Three day search for missing Marble River boater suspended

Rising water levels are making the area unsafe for search and rescue

DEBRA LYNN PHOTO
FACEBOOK PHOTO/ DANI ELLE                                Cougar peering into the Port Hardy Hospital on Tuesday April 10.

Cougar spotted at B.C. hospital

The cougar was sitting next to a glass window on an outdoor garden box

FACEBOOK PHOTO/ DANI ELLE                                Cougar peering into the Port Hardy Hospital on Tuesday April 10.
GARY SUTTON PHOTO

B.C. Scientists witness first-ever documented killer whale infanticide

“It’s horrifying and fascinating at the same time.”

GARY SUTTON PHOTO
FACEBOOK PHOTO/Swanson Occupation                                Members fo the ‘Namgis First Nation pose in front of a sign in Alert Bay in fall of 2017.

‘Namgis First Nation takes legal action against restocking of fish farms

‘Namgis are seeking a judicial review of DFO policy

FACEBOOK PHOTO/Swanson Occupation                                Members fo the ‘Namgis First Nation pose in front of a sign in Alert Bay in fall of 2017.
FACEBOOK PHOTO/WOUNDED WARRIOR RUN BC                                Feb.20 is the Woss to Sayward leg of the run.

The Wounded Warrior Run makes it to Woss

Feb. 20 marks the Woss to Sayward leg of the run

FACEBOOK PHOTO/WOUNDED WARRIOR RUN BC                                Feb.20 is the Woss to Sayward leg of the run.
Province continues to meet with First Nations on Fish Farm issues

Province continues to meet with First Nations on Fish Farm issues

“Today’s meeting was the next step toward finding solutions together.”

Province continues to meet with First Nations on Fish Farm issues
FACEBOOK PHOTO/ Save-On-Foods                                Save-On-Foods President Darrell Jones in the image accompanying his Jan.9 statement.

Save-On-Foods follows Loblaws and offers $25 bread price fixing reward

The company said they had nothing to do with the scandal

FACEBOOK PHOTO/ Save-On-Foods                                Save-On-Foods President Darrell Jones in the image accompanying his Jan.9 statement.
HARVEY HUMCHITT JR. PHOTO                                A screenshot from the YouTube video of a wolf encounter Harvey Humchitt Jr. filmed in 2013.

Island lighthouse keeper chased by wolf

He now has some important advice for anyone else caught in a similar situation

HARVEY HUMCHITT JR. PHOTO                                A screenshot from the YouTube video of a wolf encounter Harvey Humchitt Jr. filmed in 2013.
WIKIPEDIA PHOTO                                The Englewood Train crossing the Kokish River.

Vancouver Island loses its last logging train

Western Forest Products closes Englewood Train operation and will make the switch to transport via roads.

WIKIPEDIA PHOTO                                The Englewood Train crossing the Kokish River.
MARINE HARVEST PHOTO                                ‘Namgis observer (right) with a Marine Harvest employee on (left).

Fish Farm occupation continues

The protest has been ongoing since Aug. 25

MARINE HARVEST PHOTO                                ‘Namgis observer (right) with a Marine Harvest employee on (left).
Risk of whale and boater collisions remains high

Risk of whale and boater collisions remains high

“From may into October this is humpback central.”

Risk of whale and boater collisions remains high
Friends seeking whereabouts of Twyla Roscovich

Friends seeking whereabouts of Twyla Roscovich

Sointula resident has been missing since Sept. 7

Friends seeking whereabouts of Twyla Roscovich
Sointula woman missing

Sointula woman missing

Twyla Roscovich has been missing since Sept. 7

Sointula woman missing
New BC Ferries vessel named the Northern Sea Wolf

New BC Ferries vessel named the Northern Sea Wolf

It will provide direct summer service from Port Hardy to Bella Coola.

New BC Ferries vessel named the Northern Sea Wolf
FACEBOOK/ Occupy Swanson                                A group of First Nations occupy Marine Harvest fish farm Swanson Island

First Nations occupy Marine Harvest fish farm

“This is our home and we are not moving until we’re satisfied.”

FACEBOOK/ Occupy Swanson                                A group of First Nations occupy Marine Harvest fish farm Swanson Island
First Nations occupy Marine Harvest fish farm

First Nations occupy Marine Harvest fish farm

“This is our home and we are not moving until we’re satisfied.”

First Nations occupy Marine Harvest fish farm