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Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)
Former co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart in a CTV News Vancouver promo photo.

Taggart and Killeen depart CTV News Vancouver

Co-anchors exit news outlet amid ‘major refresh’ at station

Former co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart in a CTV News Vancouver promo photo.
Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology Bruce Ralson, is asking the federal government to develop plans to improve CN Rail’s services. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Northern B.C. rail service is unreliable and inadequate, trade minister says

Bruce Ralston pushes federal minister of transport to ensure reliable supply of rail cars

Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology Bruce Ralson, is asking the federal government to develop plans to improve CN Rail’s services. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Masset Mayor Andrew Merilees presents the village’s 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year award to Al Frick, manager of CB Island Fisheries. (Michael Graham/Submitted)

CBI Fisheries nets Masset’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award

When C B Island Fisheries stepped up to process sport-caught fish this…

Masset Mayor Andrew Merilees presents the village’s 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year award to Al Frick, manager of CB Island Fisheries. (Michael Graham/Submitted)
Premier John Horgan and ‘Namgis Chief Don Svanvik meet at Alert Bay over opposition to salmon farming, Oct. 12, 2017. (Hanna Petersen/North Island Gazette)

B.C. minister warned salmon farm not to restock

Letter to Marine Harvest not a threat, Lana Popham says

Premier John Horgan and ‘Namgis Chief Don Svanvik meet at Alert Bay over opposition to salmon farming, Oct. 12, 2017. (Hanna Petersen/North Island Gazette)
Coulson Litigation will speak for small B.C. wineries in R. v. Comeau. Submitted photo

Canada’s Supreme Court to hear from small B.C. wineries

Okanagan wineries granted intervener status in monumental case

Coulson Litigation will speak for small B.C. wineries in R. v. Comeau. Submitted photo
The Ocean House at Peel Inlet, Stads K’uns G̱awG̱a, will be HaiCo’s first eco-cultural lodge on the remote, rugged west coast of Haida Gwaii. (Image courtesy Ocean House/HaiCo)

HaiCo to open west coast eco-cultural lodge

Ocean House at Peel Inlet/Stads K’uns G̱awG̱a to open in May 2018

The Ocean House at Peel Inlet, Stads K’uns G̱awG̱a, will be HaiCo’s first eco-cultural lodge on the remote, rugged west coast of Haida Gwaii. (Image courtesy Ocean House/HaiCo)
Non-bank financial service providers, including the Northern Savings Credit Union, may have to pull the words “bank”, “bankers” and “banking” from their websites to meet federal regulation. (Photo from www.northsave.com)

Northern Savings may have to stop using the word ‘Bank’

Northern Savings Credit Union may be prohibited from using the word

Non-bank financial service providers, including the Northern Savings Credit Union, may have to pull the words “bank”, “bankers” and “banking” from their websites to meet federal regulation. (Photo from www.northsave.com)
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I Love Local a dream come true for Sandspit’s Rachel Braman

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Home-made Hendrix guitar lands in Sandspit

Home-made Hendrix guitar lands in Sandspit

Hand-built acoustic guitar is made from the baseboards of Jimi Hendrix’ childhood home.

Home-made Hendrix guitar lands in Sandspit
A stone in the Tlell Stone Circle with Star Spirit Thunder Eggs and green opal. The thunder eggs are spherical concretions made in some of Haida Gwaii’s many silica-rich beds of volcanic ash. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Tlell Stone Circle celebrates 15th anniversary on Saturday

“I picked it, or it picked me — it just worked that way,” says Dutes Dutheil, founder of Crystal Cabin.

A stone in the Tlell Stone Circle with Star Spirit Thunder Eggs and green opal. The thunder eggs are spherical concretions made in some of Haida Gwaii’s many silica-rich beds of volcanic ash. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Registered massage therapists Winona Olson, left, and Sabrina Frazier, right, take a minute to enjoy their newly renovated Revive Therapeutic Center in Queen Charlotte. Offering massage therapy, life coaching and self-regulation therapy, not to mention an infrared sauna, Revive has its grand opening this Saturday, June 10. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Bright new Revive Therapeutic Center opens in Charlotte on Saturday

“We finalized our sub-lease in the sauna,” says Revive co-founder Sabrina Frazier.

Registered massage therapists Winona Olson, left, and Sabrina Frazier, right, take a minute to enjoy their newly renovated Revive Therapeutic Center in Queen Charlotte. Offering massage therapy, life coaching and self-regulation therapy, not to mention an infrared sauna, Revive has its grand opening this Saturday, June 10. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Trump comments fire up Kootenay lumber industry

Trump comments fire up Kootenay lumber industry

Nelson area mills are reeling following antagonistic tariff comments from the U.S. president

Trump comments fire up Kootenay lumber industry