• Wind warning issued for today

    2014-10-27

    Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for Haida Gwaii, with strong winds expected later this afternoon.
    "The remains of Tropical Storm Ana will move towards the BC Coast later today and tonight. Consequently, southeast winds will increase

  • New charges discourage recycling, says business owner

    2014-10-21

    A Queen Charlotte business owner says she has stopped recycling because it costs too much money.
    Jackie Wilson of Charlisle Clothiers told the Observer she was a dedicated recycler until the Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District started charging

  • No election in Queen Charlotte

    2014-10-21

    There will be no municipal election in Queen Charlotte this year, after one of the candidates withdrew her name earlier this week.
    Jennifer Dysart’s withdrawal left just four candidates, exactly the number needed to fill the four seats that are avai

  • School board considers student trustees

    2014-10-21

    The school board is exploring the idea of adding a couple of student trustees to its table to offer a student perspective on educational issues.
    Superintendent Angus Wilson said some other school boards, like Vancouver, have student trustee position

  • Queen Charlotte LNG resolution passes

    2014-10-21

    The Union of BC Municipalities passed a resolution proposed by the Village of Queen Charlotte that aims to encourage extensive planning and dialogue regarding liquid natural gas development in British Columbia.
    “When a resolution passes, it’s a dire

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  • Port's nurse to retire; no replacement in sight

    2004-11-05

    Port Clements nurse-practitioner Jonna Mattiesing is retiring at the end of the year, and the Northern Health Authority has not yet decided whether it will replace her.\r
    “We're still looking at what our steps will be,” said Sue Beckermann, health ser