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BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (File photo)

Anticipated adverse weather leads to ferry rescheduling, Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii

Sailing for the Northern Expedition, Skidegate has been revised by BC Ferries

BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (File photo)
The Alaska Marine Highway’s ferry Matanuska will sail to Prince Rupert 4 times per month. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)

Prince Rupert makes the cut in draft Alaska Marine Highway System schedule

Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities releases proposed AMHS schedule

The Alaska Marine Highway’s ferry Matanuska will sail to Prince Rupert 4 times per month. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)
Reading wasn’t the only reason to head to Haida Gwaii’s libraries. Knitters and crocheters at the Port Clements Library met last year to work on rainbow blankets. (Andrew Hudson photo)

Haida Gwaii libraries announce their most popular books from the past year

These titles had islanders booking it to the library in 2019

Reading wasn’t the only reason to head to Haida Gwaii’s libraries. Knitters and crocheters at the Port Clements Library met last year to work on rainbow blankets. (Andrew Hudson photo)
(Submitted photo)

Route 26 reinstated from Skidegate to Alliford Bay

B.C. Ferries service will begin later in January

(Submitted photo)
Village of Queen Charlotte. (Haida Gwaii Observer file photo)

Queen Charlotte housing assessment jumps 31 per cent

Port Clements and Masset also see increases, according to B.C. Assessment

Village of Queen Charlotte. (Haida Gwaii Observer file photo)
Provincial courthouse in Terrace, B.C. (File photo)

Northwest B.C. man gets 18 months for sexual touching and possession of child porn

Bradley Scott Sears appeared before court in Terrace after pleading guilty

Provincial courthouse in Terrace, B.C. (File photo)
(Haida Gwaii Observer file photo)

Two resignations lead to call for nominations in CHN by-elections

Call for nominations are open until mid-January

(Haida Gwaii Observer file photo)
Haida artist and craftsman Jaalen Edenshaw, with the help of Geoffrey Horner, has created a set of 36 emojis that reflect old Haida stories, Haida expressions, and existing emojis with Haida-style art. (Photo courtesy of Jaalen Edenshaw)

B.C. artist creates special Haida emojis in new phone app

Jaalen Edenshaw says it is one small step to keeping culture and language alive on Haida Gwaii

Haida artist and craftsman Jaalen Edenshaw, with the help of Geoffrey Horner, has created a set of 36 emojis that reflect old Haida stories, Haida expressions, and existing emojis with Haida-style art. (Photo courtesy of Jaalen Edenshaw)
Haida artist and craftsman Jaaleen Edenshaw, with the help of Geoffrey Horner, has created a set of 36 emojis that reflect old Haida stories, Haida expressions, and existing emojis with Haida-style art. (Photo courtesy of Jaalen Edenshaw)

Happy faces all around for new Haida Emoji phone app

Jaalen Edenshaw say it is one small step to keeping culture and language alive on Haida Gwaii

Haida artist and craftsman Jaaleen Edenshaw, with the help of Geoffrey Horner, has created a set of 36 emojis that reflect old Haida stories, Haida expressions, and existing emojis with Haida-style art. (Photo courtesy of Jaalen Edenshaw)
Irving Kearl “Ike” Barber (Feb. 14, 1923 – April 13, 2012) was a Canadian forest industrialist and philanthropist.

Three Haida Gwaii students earn Irving K. Barber Indigenous Student Awards

More than 600 Indigenous B.C. students shared $1.8 million in awards from scholarship society

Irving Kearl “Ike” Barber (Feb. 14, 1923 – April 13, 2012) was a Canadian forest industrialist and philanthropist.
Motorists should slow down in winter conditions. (File photo)

Cancelled flights, avalanche warnings for North Coast regions

North Coast winter storm warning in effect

Motorists should slow down in winter conditions. (File photo)
Geikie Creek No. 2, structure view. (photo courtesy of Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

Safer connections between Port Clements, Tlell

Two older bridges along Highway 16 on Haida Gwaii replaced

Geikie Creek No. 2, structure view. (photo courtesy of Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
The Sandspit community gathered at the Sandspit Inn last Wednesday to talk about the situation with Transport Canada and what to do moving forward, before SCS got a conference call with the federal department to discuss it’s future on Thursday. (photo Heron Wier)

Transport Canada to let Sandspit Inn run until September, SCS wants stable solution

Manager of Sandspit Inn may leave position over business’ uncertain future

The Sandspit community gathered at the Sandspit Inn last Wednesday to talk about the situation with Transport Canada and what to do moving forward, before SCS got a conference call with the federal department to discuss it’s future on Thursday. (photo Heron Wier)
Heavy winds expected throughout Haida Gwaii (File photo)

Ferry cancellations and wind warning in effect for Haida Gwaii, Monday

Skidegate sailing to Prince Rupert rescheduled

Heavy winds expected throughout Haida Gwaii (File photo)
The Sandspit Community Society was formed in 2011 by the elected members of the Moresby Island Management Committee to insure the economic and social wellbeing of the community. In 2014 the SCS took over the operations of the Sandspit Inn and signed a lease agreement with Transport Canada. (photo courtesy of the Sandspit Community Society)

Future of Sandspit Inn hangs in the balance, Transport Canada not renewing lease

Transport Canada and Sandspit Community Society set to discuss options

The Sandspit Community Society was formed in 2011 by the elected members of the Moresby Island Management Committee to insure the economic and social wellbeing of the community. In 2014 the SCS took over the operations of the Sandspit Inn and signed a lease agreement with Transport Canada. (photo courtesy of the Sandspit Community Society)
Sentencing hearings begin as Prince Rupert man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

Sentencing hearings begin as Prince Rupert man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

Mike Christopher Hagen charged with possession of child pornography earlier this year

Sentencing hearings begin as Prince Rupert man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography
Heavy winds expected throughout Haida Gwaii (File photo)

UPDATED: Ferry cancellations and significant wind warning in effect for Haida Gwaii

Loose objects may be tossed by the wind says Environment Canada, BC Ferries cancels sailings

Heavy winds expected throughout Haida Gwaii (File photo)
The Masset Haida Lions held their annual Christmas Telethon last Saturday in the Howard Philips Community Hall. They had been working all week getting the hall ready, sorting and storing countless gift donations from all over the islands. The proceedings in the hall were aired on local television stations so people could bid on items which were shown. It was a busy time all day up until midnight when the final total of $17,360 was realized. To give the helpers a little break now and then some entertainment was provided. A karaoke hour drew a lot of attention from the live audience in the hall. Later on in the evening a music ensemble from Queen Charlotte entertained audiences for an hour while the volunteers enjoyed a well earned rest. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

This week in photos | The spirit of giving comes to Haida Gwaii

Masset Lions Telethon, Queen Charlotte’s annual craft fair, Fields store coming along in Skidegate

The Masset Haida Lions held their annual Christmas Telethon last Saturday in the Howard Philips Community Hall. They had been working all week getting the hall ready, sorting and storing countless gift donations from all over the islands. The proceedings in the hall were aired on local television stations so people could bid on items which were shown. It was a busy time all day up until midnight when the final total of $17,360 was realized. To give the helpers a little break now and then some entertainment was provided. A karaoke hour drew a lot of attention from the live audience in the hall. Later on in the evening a music ensemble from Queen Charlotte entertained audiences for an hour while the volunteers enjoyed a well earned rest. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
(Contributed/Government of Canada photo)

Gitga’at and LNG Canada announce new Marine Emergency Response and Research Facility in Hartley Bay

LNG Canada providing financial support as committed in 2014 Impact Mitigation and Benefit Agreement

(Contributed/Government of Canada photo)
RCMP investigating a fatal stabbing in the 400 block of Ninth Ave. West on Oct. 18 2017. (The Northern View file photo)

Prince Rupert man who killed foster parents in 2017 receives three-year sentence

A Prince Rupert man convicted in the deaths of his foster parents…

RCMP investigating a fatal stabbing in the 400 block of Ninth Ave. West on Oct. 18 2017. (The Northern View file photo)