• New paramedics fill gaps on Haida Gwaii


    BC Emergency Health Services has hired two new paramedics to fill the gaps in Haida Gwaii’s ambulance service until a longer-term solution is found, says executive vice-president Linda Lupini.
    Ms Lupini said the first paramedic has 23 years experien

  • Kings sell Observer


    The Observer has been sold to Black Press Group Ltd., owners Jeff and Dianne King announced on Tuesday.
    The change in ownership will take effect on September 1. The Kings have owned and operated the Observer since 1985.
    “After 29 years, it’s ti

  • Taan tour shows forest sustainability


    By Laura Bishop--The fifteen people who went to Juskatla with a Taan Forest tour on last Friday experienced a unique example of forest sustainability through three generations of foresters on Haida Gwaii.
    “We stopped in an area to show some current l

  • Jennifer Rice on Haida Gwaii


    North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice was on Haida Gwaii recently, spending time at the music festival and visiting several islands’ communities. We caught up with her in Queen Charlotte.

    (There are ) three common things I’ve been hearing about. One, I

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  • Canadian Rangers search for tsunami debris on the remote west coast


    A local group of Canadian Rangers spent several days earlier this month hiking along the northwestern coast of Graham Island, searching for tsunami debris and testing their skills.
    Patrol Commander Tim Wolthers said the Rangers did find some debris,