Alex Kurial

Bags such as these will be headed home with shoppers at the Masset Liquor Store this December. (Submitted photo)

Masset residents receiving extra incentive to get home safe this holiday season

Masset RCMP, B.C. Liquor Store and local elementary schools team up to curb drinking and driving

Bags such as these will be headed home with shoppers at the Masset Liquor Store this December. (Submitted photo)
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Haida Gwaii athletes headed to Halifax

Plenty of representation for the islands at next year’s North American Indigenous Games

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The Kwuna ferry leaves a fog bank. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Haida Gwaii still topping NCRD agenda

Kwuna vessel, Kun⨱alas Heritage Site/Conservancy, addressing bylaws and more focus of the meeting

The Kwuna ferry leaves a fog bank. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
The ‘Haida/Heiltsuk Peace Pole’, as carver Kihlguulaans calls it, was raised outside the new Heiltsuk Big House in Bella Bella on Oct. 14. (Submitted photo)

Nations coming together: Haida pole raised at opening of Heiltsuk Big House

Old Massett’s Kihlguulaans’ ‘Haida/Heiltsuk Peace Pole’ part of Bella Bella Big House ceremony

The ‘Haida/Heiltsuk Peace Pole’, as carver Kihlguulaans calls it, was raised outside the new Heiltsuk Big House in Bella Bella on Oct. 14. (Submitted photo)
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Students from Agnes L. Mathers Elementary sing the Poppy Song during the Remembrance Day ceremony in Sandspit. (Submitted photo)

Remembrance Day observed in Sandspit

Songs and poetry mark the ceremony

Students from Agnes L. Mathers Elementary sing the Poppy Song during the Remembrance Day ceremony in Sandspit. (Submitted photo)
The Nov. 9 earthquake hit just west of southern Haida Gwaii. (Earthquakes Canada map)

Saturday morning earthquake hits waters off Haida Gwaii

No injuries reported, tsunami not expected

The Nov. 9 earthquake hit just west of southern Haida Gwaii. (Earthquakes Canada map)
Ben Cochrane and his teammates prepare to defend their zone against Prince Rupert side La Gondola. (Alex Kurial / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Old time Haida hockey hits Rupert ice

Island team returns for the annual Old Timers Tournament

Ben Cochrane and his teammates prepare to defend their zone against Prince Rupert side La Gondola. (Alex Kurial / Haida Gwaii Observer)
Yahguudans: Erika Yahguujaanas Stocker and Raven Anne performing Haida songs and oral history at the 2019 Edge of the World Festival on Haida Gwaii. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Arts and culture boost for Haida Gwaii

More than $45,000 heading to the islands through B.C. Community Gaming Grants

Yahguudans: Erika Yahguujaanas Stocker and Raven Anne performing Haida songs and oral history at the 2019 Edge of the World Festival on Haida Gwaii. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
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Haida Gwaii votes heavy for Bachrach

Elections Canada results breakdown shows all polling places on the islands going NDP

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: And whosoever shall be found, without the soul for getting down…

You know it’s thriller, thriller night… at Thrill the World Haida Gwaii

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Haana Edenshaw speaks at the Vancouver climate rally, accompanied by her fellow plaintiffs and Greta Thunberg. (Robin Loznak photo)

Haida Gwaii youth joins federal climate lawsuit

Haana Edenshaw takes a leading role in the fight for a safe and clean future

Haana Edenshaw speaks at the Vancouver climate rally, accompanied by her fellow plaintiffs and Greta Thunberg. (Robin Loznak photo)
Many roads of discussion led to Tlell in the recent NCRD board meeting. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

NCRD briefs: Haida Gwaii

Fire, fibre and animal welfare the topics of note at board meeting

Many roads of discussion led to Tlell in the recent NCRD board meeting. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
Devan Boyko featured on the 2019 ANBT Intermediate champion Skidegate Saints. (Nicholas Laws photo)

Premier’s Award for Haida athlete

Devan Boyko adds the honour to his already impressive list of athletic accomplishments

Devan Boyko featured on the 2019 ANBT Intermediate champion Skidegate Saints. (Nicholas Laws photo)
A 22-year-old Robert Davidson and his grandfather Tsinii on the day of the pole raising. (NFB photo)

Haida film coming home for screenings

Now Is The Time tells the story of historic 1969 Old Massett pole raising

A 22-year-old Robert Davidson and his grandfather Tsinii on the day of the pole raising. (NFB photo)
The Old Massett Raiders basketball team is hoping they’ll be off the bench and on the court during the upcoming All Native Tournament in Prince Rupert.

Basketball team hoping All Native Tournament is in their future

Old Massett Raiders seeking to raise funds to cover costs of participation

The Old Massett Raiders basketball team is hoping they’ll be off the bench and on the court during the upcoming All Native Tournament in Prince Rupert.
Marisca Bakker / Smithers Interior News                                New Democrat Taylor Bachrach will be headed to Ottawa as the new MP for the Skeena-Bulkley Valley. He was declared the winner at approximately 8:30 p.m. Below: Bachrach enjoyed his win with family and friends at the Smithers Brewing Co.

Skeena-Bulkley Valley once again goes NDP

Smithers mayor Taylor Bachrach set to follow in Nathan Cullen’s footsteps

Marisca Bakker / Smithers Interior News                                New Democrat Taylor Bachrach will be headed to Ottawa as the new MP for the Skeena-Bulkley Valley. He was declared the winner at approximately 8:30 p.m. Below: Bachrach enjoyed his win with family and friends at the Smithers Brewing Co.
Taylor Bachrach will be headed to Ottawa as the new MP for the Skeena-Bulkley Valley. He was declared the winner at approximately 8:30 p.m. Bachrach ended up winning by more than 3,000 votes over Conservative candidate Claire Rattee. (Marisca Bakker / Smithers Interior News)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley once again goes NDP

Smithers mayor Taylor Bachrach set to follow in Nathan Cullen’s footsteps

Taylor Bachrach will be headed to Ottawa as the new MP for the Skeena-Bulkley Valley. He was declared the winner at approximately 8:30 p.m. Bachrach ended up winning by more than 3,000 votes over Conservative candidate Claire Rattee. (Marisca Bakker / Smithers Interior News)
Queen Charlotte harbour. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Council briefs: Village of Queen Charlotte

NDIT applications, solar power, animal welfare, and a look ahead to Committee of the Whole

Queen Charlotte harbour. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
Haida Gwaii RCMP photo                                Haida Gwaii RCMP are upping their enforcement of school zones. Drivers must observe 30 km/h speed limits between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday to Friday.

Slow down for students: School zone speeds now in effect

RCMP will be making sure drivers keep it at 30 km/h or less, with heavy fines for breaking the law

Haida Gwaii RCMP photo                                Haida Gwaii RCMP are upping their enforcement of school zones. Drivers must observe 30 km/h speed limits between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday to Friday.