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STACEY PATTERSON PHOTO                                The North Island Bantam Eagles are on their way to a best of three finals against the Powell River Kings.

North Island Bantam Eagles axe Sooke Thunderbirds in semi-final showdown

It was another do or die playoff game for the North Island Bantam Eagles last Saturday.

STACEY PATTERSON PHOTO                                The North Island Bantam Eagles are on their way to a best of three finals against the Powell River Kings.
Wounded Warrior Run 2018 leaves Port Hardy

Wounded Warrior Run 2018 leaves Port Hardy

The Wounded Warrior Run is a relay run where a group of runners cover Vancouver Island in seven days

Wounded Warrior Run 2018 leaves Port Hardy
DISTRICT OF PORT HARDY PHOTO                                Port Hardy Mayor and Council discussed tax revenue sharing from the sale of marijuana.

Port Hardy council debates marijuana tax revenue sharing

Port Hardy’s Marijuana Committee will be looking into the issue of tax revenue sharing.

DISTRICT OF PORT HARDY PHOTO                                Port Hardy Mayor and Council discussed tax revenue sharing from the sale of marijuana.
BLACK PRESS FILE PHOTO Claire Trevena is the Minister of Transportation and the MLA for the North Island.

Trevena talks: exclusive interview with the MLA for the North Island

Trevena discussed topics from Highway 19, to the Port Alice pulp mill, and fish farms.

BLACK PRESS FILE PHOTO Claire Trevena is the Minister of Transportation and the MLA for the North Island.
BLACK PRESS FILE PHOTO Claire Trevena is the Minister of Transportation and the MLA for the North Island.

Trevena talks: exclusive interview with the MLA for the North Island

Trevena discussed topics from Christy Clark, to BC Ferries, to the E&N corridor, and fish farms.

BLACK PRESS FILE PHOTO Claire Trevena is the Minister of Transportation and the MLA for the North Island.
One person dead in logging truck collision

One person dead in logging truck collision

“The logging truck was stopped for other traffic, and it was rear-ended by a passenger car.”

One person dead in logging truck collision
Midget Hurricanes goaltender Ashley Hogg keeps another Tri-Port effort out of the net during this weekend’s win up-Island. Photo by Tyson Whitney/North Island Gazette

Campbell River Midget Hurricanes return from Tri-Port with big win

The girls head back up-Island for a tournament this weekend, but will be back on home ice Nov. 4

Midget Hurricanes goaltender Ashley Hogg keeps another Tri-Port effort out of the net during this weekend’s win up-Island. Photo by Tyson Whitney/North Island Gazette
ERIN KLATT PHOTO                                The North Island Bantam Eagles won silver medals at a Thanksgiving hockey tournament in Powell River.

Bantam Eagles earn silver medals at Thanksgiving hockey tournament in Powell River

“I’m proud of the way the team represented the North Island.”

ERIN KLATT PHOTO                                The North Island Bantam Eagles won silver medals at a Thanksgiving hockey tournament in Powell River.
Atom Eagles win back-to-back games at the Cruickshank against Chiefs

Atom Eagles win back-to-back games at the Cruickshank against Chiefs

The Atom Eagles found themselves down 3-0 against the Comox Valley Chiefs in the first period.

Atom Eagles win back-to-back games at the Cruickshank against Chiefs
TREVOR BERGH PHOTO                                The RCMP arrive at Port Elizabeth fish farm.

RCMP set record straight on role in fish farm dispute in Alert Bay/Port Elizabeth

“At no time did the RCMP escort the vessel into the area.”

TREVOR BERGH PHOTO                                The RCMP arrive at Port Elizabeth fish farm.
Bantams extend winning streak to a perfect 5-0 pre-season record

Bantams extend winning streak to a perfect 5-0 pre-season record

The North Island Bantam Eagles defeated the Victoria Racquet Club Kings and Comox Valley Chiefs.

Bantams extend winning streak to a perfect 5-0 pre-season record
First Nation’s Appreciation ceremony acknowledges emergency services

First Nation’s Appreciation ceremony acknowledges emergency services

“Our feast was to bring together the Gwa’sala-Nakwaxda’xw people to uplift our emergency services.”

First Nation’s Appreciation ceremony acknowledges emergency services
Letter to the Editor: Municipal officials are not paid fairly for their work!

Letter to the Editor: Municipal officials are not paid fairly for their work!

People who choose to serve their municipality don’t do it for the money.

Letter to the Editor: Municipal officials are not paid fairly for their work!
Port McNeill RCMP vs. Port McNeill Fire Department square off in charity hockey match up

Port McNeill RCMP vs. Port McNeill Fire Department square off in charity hockey match up

The hockey game is held each year to raise funds for Cops for Cancer and Muscular Dystrophy Canada.

Port McNeill RCMP vs. Port McNeill Fire Department square off in charity hockey match up
North Island Peewee Eagles shutout the Victoria Racquet Club Kings B2 team

North Island Peewee Eagles shutout the Victoria Racquet Club Kings B2 team

The Peewee Eagles’ goalie Logan Lamothe picked up a shutout at home.

North Island Peewee Eagles shutout the Victoria Racquet Club Kings B2 team
ERIN KLATT PHOTO                                Bantam Eagles Coach Ryan Handley gives his team a pep talk.

Bantams go on winning streak down island

The North Island Bantam Eagles picked up a couple big road wins…

ERIN KLATT PHOTO                                Bantam Eagles Coach Ryan Handley gives his team a pep talk.
TYSON WHITNEY PHOTO                                Puck drops between the Atom Eagles and the Comox Valley Chiefs.

Atoms win first home game of the season

The North Island Atom Eagles played their first home game of the…

TYSON WHITNEY PHOTO                                Puck drops between the Atom Eagles and the Comox Valley Chiefs.
VIDEO: Tour de Rock 2017 - Sandra Boyd rides through the North Island

VIDEO: Tour de Rock 2017 – Sandra Boyd rides through the North Island

The Canadian Cancer Society’s Cops for Cancer, Tour de Rock team left Saturday morning from Victoria.

VIDEO: Tour de Rock 2017 - Sandra Boyd rides through the North Island
OrcaFest 2017 a whale of a good time!

OrcaFest 2017 a whale of a good time!

28 photos from Port McNeill’s “Wild” 2017 OrcaFest!

OrcaFest 2017 a whale of a good time!
TYSON WHITNEY PHOTO                                Alexander Schmidt shows off the “colour sorter” Lego robot he built during the Robotics camp.

Robotics camp teaches youth to program

While numbers were down at the robotics camp this year compared to…

TYSON WHITNEY PHOTO                                Alexander Schmidt shows off the “colour sorter” Lego robot he built during the Robotics camp.