• Street Closure for Second Ave


    Intermittent street closures will be in effect between Feb. 4 to 6, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on 100-block Second Ave in Queen Charlotte.

    Work to be carried out will require access to existing groundwater monitoring wells on Second Avenue. Traffi

  • Fried fish mistaken for drugs


    Disputing roommates, frying fish mistaken for cooking drugs, and two stolen samurai swords: it may sound like a sitcom gone wrong, but it’s actually just another week at work for the Queen Charlotte RCMP.
    These three interesting files were a few of s

  • Taan Forest buys out Edwards contract


    After two months of shutdown, Edwards and Associates employees are back to work, after an agreement between their union and Taan Forest.
    A short-term agreement was made between the union representing Edwards’ employees, enabling operations on Taan’s

  • CHN threatens legal action over herring fishery


    The Council of the Haida Nation announced it will resort to legal action if the Department of Fisheries and Oceans reopens the commercial herring fishery in Haida Gwaii waters this year.
    “Herring stocks on Haida Gwaii have not rebuilt sufficiently to

  • Coming Events


    Old Massett

    Haida singing/dancing, Mon. nights 6-8 p.m., youth centre.
    Nights Alive youth program. ages 13-18, Fri. 8-12 p.m.


    The Masset Lectures. Jan 26, from 7-9 pm. NWCC Campus at Tahaygh

  • Artist showcases Haida Gwaii at Canada Winter Games


    Judy Hilgemann will be heading to the 2015 Canada Winter Games next month, but her journey from Campbell River isn’t just for sport. Her artwork, which depicts the nature and culture of Haida Gwaii, will be featured in an exhibition called North, as part

  • Rare glass ball discoveries lead to much rarer find


    A Masset resident made a remarkable set of finds while raking East Beach for glass balls Dec. 27. After three years of fruitless searches for the coveted buoys, Latasha Williams, along with her husband and three dogs, were traversing log-strewn sands 15 k

  • Haida Gwaii says goodbye to CWY


    As the Canada World Youth group said thank you and farewell to their host communities with a cultural show and potluck on Saturday Jan. 3, participants got a very special parting gift.
    “What made the night even more perfect was that it was snowing li

8 Years ago this week

  • Contaminated soil may be heading to the islands


    by Alex Rinfret and Heather Ramsay--Thousands of tons of contaminated soil from Kitkatla may be heading to the islands next month to be treated at the landfill site near Port Clements. The soil comes from a former BC Hydro diesel plant in the small commu