• Logger Sports Day Saturday

    2014-07-21

    Islanders wielding axes, saws, and caulk boots will flood the ferry this Saturday (July 26) for the fiftieth annual Sandspit Loggers Sports Day.
    “We’re hoping for good weather and a great turnout. There are lots of former king and queen loggers comin

  • Traffic up on Northern Adventure, down on Kwuna

    2014-07-21

    The number of vehicles travelling between Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert increased this June, despite a reduction in the number of sailings.
    The latest statistics from BC Ferries show that 1,475 vehicles took the Northern Adventure across Hecate Stra

  • Ambulance wait time described as ‘ridiculous, unacceptable’

    2014-07-17

    An injured logger waited at the Queen Charlotte helicopter landing pad for 41 minutes last week before an ambulance arrived to take him to the hospital a couple of kilometres away.
    That’s because no ambulance was available in Queen Charlotte, says vi

  • Warm, but no record

    2014-07-17

    Summer has finally made an appearance on islands, and with record breaking temperatures in BC’s interior, it felt like Haida Gwaii may have set some records itself.
    Sandspit came close to a record breaking daily high temperature on Sunday J

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  • Sportfishing group worried

    2005-07-20

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    The provincial government's willingness to discuss ending black bear hunting on the islands has a sportfishing lobbyist concerned.\r
    Bill Otway, president of the Sportfishing Defence Alliance, said he's worried recreational fishing might be