Hospital Day puts on the ritz and the sunglasses, too

Queen Charlotte’s 109th Hospital Day celebrates new hospital with a ‘Putting on the Ritz’ theme.

Masset student prepares for Himalayan journey

Elim Sly Hooton is packing for Sikkihm, the first Indian state to adopt all-organic agriculture.

Wanted: hangman. No previous experienced required

It’s much closer to the way justice was served in British Columbia than you might think!

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Breaking Borders on Haida Gwaii

A group of young cancer survivors will choose their own Haida Gwaii adventure this summer.

New online directory for community services launches in B.C.

The new website,, offers help on employment, mental health, housing and more

  • Jun 14th, 2017

First fiction from Port Clements author Bell-Brown

Local author Cliff Bell-Brown has received his fourth book from the printers

  • Jun 9th, 2017
Fundraising for a better support network


Banff bison calves frolic in Parks Canada video


Ollie the B.C. border collie who can paint


Royal Canadian Circus


Guiding lights: Literacy Matters fundraiser recognizes local literacy stars

Robert Davis, Laura Dutheil, and Magda Lena Saeid recognized at annual Haida Gwaii PGI for Literacy.

Physiotherapist comes home

“Several people have reminded me that this was my long-term goal, five or six years ago.”

Village of Queen Charlotte wishes CFO Debra Uliana a fond farwell

“Debra has been the constant face of the village through changes of mayor and council…”

  • May 18th, 2017

Masset’s new fire chief offers basic training

Sam Thorgeirson takes on chief’s role after getting top marks at Texas firefighting school.

Masset Marine Rescue rehearses a life-or-death skill

Self-rescue training follows deadly 2012 accident in Sechelt Rapid that killed two SAR volunteers.

Carsen Gray’s début album up for a trio of awards

“It feels amazing,” says Gray, speaking at home in Skidegate.

Agate guide launches at Crystal Cabin this Saturday

Pocket guide tells the story of Haida Gwaii agates, and Tlell stonecutter Dutes Dutheil.

Black Press papers shine at Ma Murrays

Papers from all around B.C. took home awards in almost every single category

The Drive Home: Hungry hiker calls for better burger access on Cape Fife trail

I missed my wife, but somehow in the end I was pretty sure I knew why I was sleeping outside… if not totally sure.

Charlotte Views: Growing a fair economy for Haida Gwaii

Haida Gwaii’s resource challenges are about governance, not simply international commodity markets or a lack of capital.

Pellet gun shooting leads to feline’s passing

Fresh wounds from the gunshots were not apparent, indicating that the cat had been shot some time ago.

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Skidegate youth swap soda machine for wild-foods freezer

At the Skidegate Youth Centre, the kids have ditched their Coke machine.

Are you the next Miss BC, Miss Teen BC or Mrs. BC?

Applications are now being accepted - find out more info here.

Black Press papers take home 53 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

Newspapers received awards in sports, news and feature writing and photography