• Basketball players raising funds by running Tow Hill

    2014-11-28

    The Skidegate Junior Saints and the Old Massett Juniors will be running up and down Tow Hill as many times as they can at noon this Sat., raising money for their upcoming basketball season.
    “It’s a bit of a friendly competition,” said Old Massett coa

  • Wiedeman named interim C.A.O.

    2014-11-28

    The Village of Queen Charlotte has hired Lori Wiedeman as its interim chief administrative officer, council and staff announced at their meeting Mon. Nov. 16.
    “I’m pretty excited,” she said. “My focus is improving things, making it better. Doing this

  • Skidegate kids spread the warmth

    2014-11-28

    A group of Skidegate children are spreading warmth throughout islands communities, collecting and distributing warm clothing as part of their Coats 4 Kids initiative.
    “It’s a powerful thing, helping people. It makes them feel good seeing someone happ

  • QC harbour authority: high time 'Hi Noon' is removed

    2014-11-28

    The Queen Charlotte Harbour Authority thinks it’s high time the sunken boat ‘Hi Noon’ is removed from its harbour and it hopes letters from concerned islanders will get the Department of Fisheries’ attention.
    “We’re hoping D.F.O. will recognize this

  • Newly published book a community effort

    2014-11-21

    A newly published book created by two islanders and some of Haida Gwaii’s youngest students is being released in Skidegate this weekend, allowing islanders the chance to buy it before anyone else.
    “I would love for people to attend and be in awe of w

  • Arrow Post no longer dedicated to patrolling Haida Gwaii waters

    2014-11-21

    For the first time in decades, Haida Gwaii has no dedicated patrol vessel.
    The Canadian Coast Guard ship Arrow Post, which used to patrol around the islands, is no longer deployed in the area, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans has confirmed. The

  • 'Tis craft fair season on Haida Gwaii

    2014-11-21

    The holiday season is upon us! Get ready for a blizzard of bazaars and a flurry of fairs as the islands are about to get slammed with baked treats, artwork and island-made gifts.
    Get things started with the ‘Everything Sale’ at the Howard Phillips Co

  • Close race in Port highlights 2014 election

    2014-11-21

    Hundreds of islanders voted in the local election Saturday, voting in a new mayor, eight new councillors, a regional district director and a school trustee.
    The closest race was in Port Clements, where Ian Gould was elected mayor by a margin of three

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  • Guujaaw, Bellis poll well in CHN election

    2005-11-28

    CHN president Guujaaw and vice-president Arnie Bellis will serve another term in their positions, after receiving a strong mandate in Saturday's election.\r
    Both men came first in all four polls - Old Massett, Skidegate, Prince Rupert and Vancouver. G