• Fall Fair Sunday

    2014-08-01

    Islanders will flock to Tlell this Sunday to see animals, vegetables, music, demonstrations, and more, at the thirty- second annual Fall Fair.
    Gates open at 10 am, said organizer Linda Louis, with a plaque presentation commemorating Graham Island Eas

  • New manager for GwaiiTel

    2014-08-01

    GwaiiTel Society’s board of directors announced the hiring of a new general manager Monday (July 28).
    “Congratulations to Lori Wiedeman, newly hired general manager of GwaiiTel,” wrote Andrew Merilees, GwaiiTel director and Masset mayor.
    “With 2

  • Kay celebrates sixth years, and you’re invited!

    2014-08-01

    Submitted article--The staff of the Haida Heritage Centre and Haida Gwaii Museum invite to all islanders and visitors on Haida Gwaii. The celebration marks the sixth anniversary of the Kay on Saturday August 16th. Come and join us in the day’s cultural ac

  • Totem to Totem 2014 Results

    2014-07-29

    Marathon
    Men Name City Finishing Time
    1 Geoffrey Homma Australia 3:11:59
    2 Chris Taylor Brooklyn 3:28:21
    3 Dennis Straussfogel Prince George 3:55:18
    4 Don Raymer Souris, Man. 4:14:28
    5 James Thompson Old Massett 4:24:59

  • Guujaaw shames federal government

    2014-07-28

    Guujaaw and several other First Nations’ members from northwestern BC shamed the federal government over its troubled relations with them, in a ceremony Sunday on Parliament Hill.
    The ceremony involved breaking a traditional copper shield in a tradi

  • Kwuna cancels because of ill crewmember

    2014-07-28

    BC Ferries had to cancel two round trips on the Kwuna Sunday afternoon (July 27) after a crew member became ill.
    The sick employee was taken to hospital but there was no qualified worker available on Haida Gwaii to take their place, said Deborah Mar

  • MLA visits islands next week

    2014-07-28

    North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice will be on the islands next week to take in the Edge of the World Music Festival and North Beach.
    Ms Rice will be arriving by ferry the evening of Aug. 8 and spending the weekend in Tlell at the music festival, her offi

  • New fee for taxi vomiters

    2014-07-28

    If you drink, don’t drive. If you take a cab, don’t vomit, or you may have to pay $75 on top of your standard fare.
    The British Columbia Passenger Transportation Board has just changed its taxi rules, allowing companies and cab drivers to charge pass

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  • Ferry regulators to hold meetings here this month

    2011-08-08

    The top ferry regulators are coming to the islands at the end of this month.
    The ferry advisory committees pressured the BC Ferry Commissioner and his deputy to tour ferry-based communities.
    "They are doing a review of the price cap policies,