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Little Elizabeth showing off her younger toy siblings.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fair weather in Tlell

The 2019 Tlell Fall Fair took place on Aug. 4

Little Elizabeth showing off her younger toy siblings.
(Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii observer)

PHOTO GALLERY: Over the rainbow to Masset pride

Haida Gwaii celebrates pride in Village of Masset

  • Aug 3, 2019
(Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii observer)
A humpback whale breaches right in front of Dreamspeaker 2, a 72’ sailboat owned by Robert Millington of Campbell River. The spectacular moment occurred off the south end of Cortes Island. Photo by Jos Krynen/Eagle Eye Adventures
A humpback whale breaches right in front of Dreamspeaker 2, a 72’ sailboat owned by Robert Millington of Campbell River. The spectacular moment occurred off the south end of Cortes Island. Photo by Jos Krynen/Eagle Eye Adventures
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Tips for Wrapping Christmas Presents
Grand Forks Choral Society sings 'Come o Ye Faithful'
Berlin zoo pandas celebrate their first birthday
Connor Miller competes in the crosscut. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

PHOTO GALLERY AND STORY: Loggers Day’s top cuts

This is the 55 edition of the popular Sandspit event

Connor Miller competes in the crosscut. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
Surrey’s Bremiella DeGuzman took the Miss BC title on July 1 in Fort Langley. (Baneet Braich/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Black Press Media presents its Miss BC 2019 documentary

The 17th annual pageant was held June 29-July 1 in Fort Langley

Surrey’s Bremiella DeGuzman took the Miss BC title on July 1 in Fort Langley. (Baneet Braich/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Totem poles outside the Haida Heritage Centre in Skidegate (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Artists Young and Radul present at Haida Heritage Centre

Judy Radul and Daniel Young spoke about their work from all over the world

Totem poles outside the Haida Heritage Centre in Skidegate (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Norma Morosan and Shannon Sayers share a common bond – a desire to help women who want their breast implants removed afford the surgery, in light of findings that certain implants have been linked to cancer. (Tracy Holmes photo)

B.C. breast cancer survivor to help others with cost of removing lymphoma-linked implants

Artist’s widow to use proceeds from late husband’s painting to help fund explants not covered by MSP

Norma Morosan and Shannon Sayers share a common bond – a desire to help women who want their breast implants removed afford the surgery, in light of findings that certain implants have been linked to cancer. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Countdown starts to 2020 BC Summer Games

Countdown starts to 2020 BC Summer Games

Two flags unveiled at Maple Ridge city hall.

Countdown starts to 2020 BC Summer Games
Runners take off from the starting line at the Totem to Totem Marathon in Skidegate on July 20, 2019. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

New record set at Totem to Totem marathon

Thomas Nichini of Vancouver breaks marathon mark, while Tlell’s Brionne Lavoie wins men’s 10 km

Runners take off from the starting line at the Totem to Totem Marathon in Skidegate on July 20, 2019. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
Caroline Shooner (photo Health Arts Research Centre)

Boon Docs, life as a rural doctor tickles the funny bone

Haida Gwaii’s Caroline Shooner draws observations from the medical field

Caroline Shooner (photo Health Arts Research Centre)
(Image by WikiImages from Pixabay)

How much do you know about the moon?

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, see how well you know space

(Image by WikiImages from Pixabay)
Totem to Totem photo                                Racers take off from the Kay Linagaay Haida Heritage Centre in Skidegate.

Marathon day on Haida Gwaii

Totem to Totem race looks to set another participation record

Totem to Totem photo                                Racers take off from the Kay Linagaay Haida Heritage Centre in Skidegate.
Townsend’s warblers busy in the bird bath. (photo Margo Hearne)

On the Wing: Oystercatcher Chicks and Fairies in the Garden

We had seen the Black Oystercatcher sitting on a log high up on the beach

  • Jul 12, 2019
Townsend’s warblers busy in the bird bath. (photo Margo Hearne)
Derek Edenshaw, Haida/Cree multi-media artist, came up from Vancouver to pass his wisdom on to local Prince Rupert artists.

Haida artist Derek Edenshaw helps Rupert spruce up city

A giant kraken, painted by local artists under Edenshaw’s tutelage, is now on display

Derek Edenshaw, Haida/Cree multi-media artist, came up from Vancouver to pass his wisdom on to local Prince Rupert artists.
Rainbow Yarnbombing takes over

Rainbow Yarnbombing takes over

Haida Gwaii Knitting Group surprise the islands

Rainbow Yarnbombing takes over
Winners crowned in 2019 Miss BC competition

Winners crowned in 2019 Miss BC competition

The province-wide competition brings contestants to Fort Langley for 14 years in a row

Winners crowned in 2019 Miss BC competition
QUIZ: How much do you really know about Canada?

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Canada?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 20 questions on Canadian facts

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Canada?
A promotional poster for the Yahguudangang exhibit featuring some of the works that will be on display. (Haida Gwaii Museum)

Opening weekend for Yahguudangang art show at Haida Gwaii Museum

Repatriated works, and those yet to be brought home, will be the focus of the new exhibit

A promotional poster for the Yahguudangang exhibit featuring some of the works that will be on display. (Haida Gwaii Museum)
Northern Health photo                                John and his dog Pipyr enjoying a visit to one of the local beaches in Masset.

I came for … and I stayed because … with John Short

John Short, site manager for the Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre in Masset came for a short time but has now been on Haida Gwaii for more than a decade.

Northern Health photo                                John and his dog Pipyr enjoying a visit to one of the local beaches in Masset.
Even pets are active in Enderby, such as Cole on an Enderby Cliffs hike. (Photo - Rob Marshall)

Enderby, B.C., named Canada’s most active community

The ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge to award city with $150,000

Even pets are active in Enderby, such as Cole on an Enderby Cliffs hike. (Photo - Rob Marshall)