• Expect delays on Kumdis River bridge


    The Kumdis River Bridge on Highway 16 just north of Port Clements will be subject to long duration delays for re-decking work –from now through October 15, (unless completed sooner). Obrien Road and Bridge first said the work would start Monday, then they

  • Ferry meetings here this week


    The NDP’s town hall ferry meetings on Haida Gwaii start Thursday in Queen Charlotte, and continue in Sandspit on Saturday.
    In Charlotte, the meeting is at 6:30 pm in the community hall.
    NDP ferry critic Claire Trevena and North Coast MLA Jenn

  • Running/not running: we asked the question


    With municipal elections approaching this November, local politicians are starting to make up their minds about whether they want to run for office again.
    At the Masset council meeting Monday night (Sept. 8), mayor Andrew Merilees said he will defin

  • MP Cullen introduces bill to ban tankers


    By Cameron Orr--Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen is putting forward a bill in parliament that would ban crude oil tankers on the north coast.
    The bill, which hasn’t been presented yet which means specifics are as-yet unknown, would ban tankers

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  • Blaze burns Queen Charlotte teen centre


    The Queen Charlotte teen centre was badly damaged in a fire Sunday night (Sept. 9).
    Fire chief Larry Duke said the volunteer firefighters got the call at 8:20 pm and were on the scene with 14 members by 8:25 pm. The teen centre is located near the c