Karissa Gall, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

FILE - Tanny and Hanny the goats are pictured in Prince Rupert before they were forced to live the city due to its Livestock Prohibition Bylaw. On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, Skeena—Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach hosted a virtual town hall about food security that included discussion on “Granny Gardens,” owning livestock within municipal boundaries and more. (Shannon Lough/The Northern View file)

Northwest B.C. food security forum discusses ‘Granny Gardens,’ goats and more

Skeena—Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach hosted town hall with Jessie Housty, Alistair McGregor

FILE - Tanny and Hanny the goats are pictured in Prince Rupert before they were forced to live the city due to its Livestock Prohibition Bylaw. On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, Skeena—Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach hosted a virtual town hall about food security that included discussion on “Granny Gardens,” owning livestock within municipal boundaries and more. (Shannon Lough/The Northern View file)
FILE - A view from the water shows the Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre. On Thursday, July 30, 2020, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry told reporters there had been no new cases of COVID-19 identified on Haida Gwaii in the past 24 hours, keeping the total number of cases on the islands at 20 since the community outbreak was declared. (Haida Gwaii Observer/File Photo)

COVID-19: No new cases on Haida Gwaii in past 24 hours

Old Massett invites residents to take part in ‘Elders Compassion Contest’

FILE - A view from the water shows the Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre. On Thursday, July 30, 2020, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry told reporters there had been no new cases of COVID-19 identified on Haida Gwaii in the past 24 hours, keeping the total number of cases on the islands at 20 since the community outbreak was declared. (Haida Gwaii Observer/File Photo)
New Yahgulanaas art connected to Naden Harbour conflict

New Yahgulanaas art connected to Naden Harbour conflict

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas watercolour painting partly inspired by Haida matriarchs

New Yahgulanaas art connected to Naden Harbour conflict
FILE - A view from the water shows the Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre. On Thursday, July 30, 2020, B.C. Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth announced the decision to restrict non-resident travel to Haida Gwaii in response to the ongoing community outbreak of COVID-19. (Haida Gwaii Observer/File photo)

Province restricts non-resident travel to Haida Gwaii amid COVID outbreak

Provincial staff will help enforce travel restrictions from islands, mainland

FILE - A view from the water shows the Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre. On Thursday, July 30, 2020, B.C. Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth announced the decision to restrict non-resident travel to Haida Gwaii in response to the ongoing community outbreak of COVID-19. (Haida Gwaii Observer/File photo)
FILE - A view from the water shows the Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre. As of Wednesday, July 29, 2020 the community outbreak of COVID-19 on Haida Gwaii had reached 20 total cases, with seven cases considered recovered. (Haida Gwaii Observer/File Photo)

Northern Health reports 6 new COVID cases on Haida Gwaii; total cases at 20

13 cases considered active, self-isolating at home as of July 29; 7 cases now recovered

FILE - A view from the water shows the Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre. As of Wednesday, July 29, 2020 the community outbreak of COVID-19 on Haida Gwaii had reached 20 total cases, with seven cases considered recovered. (Haida Gwaii Observer/File Photo)
A new circulation toonie launched on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 honours the work of late Haida artist Bill Reid. (Royal Canadian Mint photo)

New toonie honours work of Haida artist Bill Reid

Royal Canadian Mint launched new circulation coin on July 28

A new circulation toonie launched on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 honours the work of late Haida artist Bill Reid. (Royal Canadian Mint photo)
FILE - Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace was designated as one of B.C.’s prime COVID-19 treatment facilities in the early days of the pandemic. Health officials confirmed early this week that people on Haida Gwaii who test positive for the virus would be supported in relocating to accommodation on the mainland if they want to self-isolate closer to a major hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)

Haida Gwaii COVID cases may be flown to mainland: health officials

Community health nurse says ‘there were a lot of swabs’ over the weekend

FILE - Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace was designated as one of B.C.’s prime COVID-19 treatment facilities in the early days of the pandemic. Health officials confirmed early this week that people on Haida Gwaii who test positive for the virus would be supported in relocating to accommodation on the mainland if they want to self-isolate closer to a major hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)
RCMP are investigating after Haida matriarchs released a video on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, alleging that Queen Charlotte Lodge boats were operating dangerously in their vicinity. (G̲aandlee Guu Jaalang/Facebook screengrab)

RCMP investigating after Haida matriarchs say they were ‘put in danger’ by fishing lodge

Haida hereditary chiefs state Queen Charlotte Lodge ‘has lost its welcome on Haida Gwaii’

RCMP are investigating after Haida matriarchs released a video on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, alleging that Queen Charlotte Lodge boats were operating dangerously in their vicinity. (G̲aandlee Guu Jaalang/Facebook screengrab)
FILE - Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates the COVID-19 situation in B.C., July 17, 2020. Henry confirmed on Monday, July 27, 2020 that the community outbreak of the novel coronavirus on Haida Gwaii had grown to 14 cases. (B.C. government)

COVID-19 outbreak on Haida Gwaii grows to 14 confirmed cases

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry released updated numbers on July 27

FILE - Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates the COVID-19 situation in B.C., July 17, 2020. Henry confirmed on Monday, July 27, 2020 that the community outbreak of the novel coronavirus on Haida Gwaii had grown to 14 cases. (B.C. government)
Virtual town hall on July 28 will examine food security in B.C.’s northwest

Virtual town hall on July 28 will examine food security in B.C.’s northwest

Skeena—Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach hosting guests Alistair McGregor, Jessie Housty

Virtual town hall on July 28 will examine food security in B.C.’s northwest
FILE - A laboratory technical assistant at LifeLabs handles a specimen to be tested for COVID-19 in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. According to Northern Health interim chief medical health officer Dr. Jong Kim, more COVID-19 testing sites are being considered for Haida Gwaii after the declaration of a community outbreak on July 24. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck file)

Top doc says more COVID-19 testing sites considered amid Haida Gwaii outbreak

Dr. Kim says capacity not yet an issue; officials working to ensure local resources not overwhelmed

FILE - A laboratory technical assistant at LifeLabs handles a specimen to be tested for COVID-19 in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. According to Northern Health interim chief medical health officer Dr. Jong Kim, more COVID-19 testing sites are being considered for Haida Gwaii after the declaration of a community outbreak on July 24. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck file)
City Centre Stores in Queen Charlotte temporarily shut down in-store grocery shopping during the same week that a community outbreak of COVID-19 was declared on the islands. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

COVID-19: Haida Gwaii grocery stores tighten restrictions

Some in-store grocery shopping shuts down following confirmation of community outbreak

City Centre Stores in Queen Charlotte temporarily shut down in-store grocery shopping during the same week that a community outbreak of COVID-19 was declared on the islands. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
According to an information bulletin on Friday, July 24, 2020, contact tracing for COVID-19 in the Northern Health region had confirmed a community outbreak of 13 cases of the novel coronavirus on Haida Gwaii. (Wikimedia Commons photo)

Community outbreak of COVID-19 confirmed on Haida Gwaii

Contact tracing has confirmed a total of 13 cases, according to Northern Health

According to an information bulletin on Friday, July 24, 2020, contact tracing for COVID-19 in the Northern Health region had confirmed a community outbreak of 13 cases of the novel coronavirus on Haida Gwaii. (Wikimedia Commons photo)
The birdhouse tree in Port Clements. The deadline to submit an entry into the annual Village of Port Clements birdhouse competition is 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (Debbie Mac/Facebook photo)

Port Clements annual birdhouse competition accepting entries

Entries must be submitted to village office by 1 p.m. on Aug. 31

The birdhouse tree in Port Clements. The deadline to submit an entry into the annual Village of Port Clements birdhouse competition is 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (Debbie Mac/Facebook photo)
All-Islands Protocol Table working to restore Haida place names

All-Islands Protocol Table working to restore Haida place names

Council of the Haida Nation send list of 12 priority names to Geographical Names Office

All-Islands Protocol Table working to restore Haida place names
Greg Martin, president of the Queen Charlotte Heritage Housing Society, is hopeful that construction of the 19-unit Kal Naay, Alder House modular housing project for individuals experiencing homelessness at 135 Oceanview Dr. (pictured) will be able to resume in August. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Reactivation of Queen Charlotte emergency ops expected to solve work permit woes

With reactivation of EOC, mayor says ‘important projects …. can hopefully get moved forward’

Greg Martin, president of the Queen Charlotte Heritage Housing Society, is hopeful that construction of the 19-unit Kal Naay, Alder House modular housing project for individuals experiencing homelessness at 135 Oceanview Dr. (pictured) will be able to resume in August. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
The Village of Queen Charlotte offices. The mid-term resignation of former councillor Devin Rachar was announced at the Village of Queen Charlotte regular council meeting on Monday, July 20, 2020, making him the third councillor on Haida Gwaii to resign in three weeks. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Third councillor in 3 weeks resigns mid-term on Haida Gwaii

Village of Queen Charlotte council announced resignation of Devin Rachar at July 20 meeting

The Village of Queen Charlotte offices. The mid-term resignation of former councillor Devin Rachar was announced at the Village of Queen Charlotte regular council meeting on Monday, July 20, 2020, making him the third councillor on Haida Gwaii to resign in three weeks. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
The restaurant at the Sandspit Inn (pictured) was open for one final time on Sunday, June 28, 2020. (Sandspit Community Society photo)

‘Good times that will be no more’: Sandspit Inn shutters its doors

Transport Canada review will ‘determine the best management approach’

The restaurant at the Sandspit Inn (pictured) was open for one final time on Sunday, June 28, 2020. (Sandspit Community Society photo)
The Queen Charlotte RCMP conducted a search warrant at a residence known to police on Wednesday, July 14, 2020 in Skidegate, where they made two arrests and seized $10,000 in cash as well as suspected cocaine. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media)

Queen Charlotte RCMP seize suspected cocaine, over $10,000 cash in Skidegate

Police conducted search warrant on July 14; two individuals arrested at the scene

The Queen Charlotte RCMP conducted a search warrant at a residence known to police on Wednesday, July 14, 2020 in Skidegate, where they made two arrests and seized $10,000 in cash as well as suspected cocaine. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media)
Artist Betsy Cardell is pictured with some of her work at the “Out of Isolation” outdoor art event that took place on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

VIDEO: ‘Out of Isolation’ showcases Haida Gwaii artists’ creative response to COVID-19

Outdoor art event took place July 18 at the Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre

Artist Betsy Cardell is pictured with some of her work at the “Out of Isolation” outdoor art event that took place on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)