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Castlegar bridge designed by architect of collapsed Italian bridge

Riccardo Morandi designed the Kinnaird Bridge, which is part of Highway 3.

Ferry sailing delayed after divers check Northern Adventure

Divers called in to check propeller shaft, sailing to Haida Gwaii now 140 minutes behind

  • Aug 17th, 2018

Haida Gwaii fishery staff gear up for marine mammal rescues

Haida fishery guardians and DFO fishery officers better equipped to rescue marine mammals

Gwaii Haanas Report: Youth stewards visit Hlk’yah G̱awG̱a / Windy Bay

My favourite day was focused on the new and upcoming Windy Bay Trail

  • Aug 16th, 2018

Wildfires 5 km from northwest B.C. fibre-optic cable

CityWest said fire unlikely to affect northwest B.C. internet service

Truck driver charged in Broncos crash has case put over
Smoke in the Fraser Valley
Police chief urges 'hope' at funeral for Fredericton officers
Hundreds march in funeral procession for Fredericton officers

B.C. shows overwhelming support for Telegraph Creek

Food, water and volunteers are the main focuses at the moment

UPDATE: Wild Goose Lake fire increased to 850 hectares

There are 54 fire fighters, one helicopter and four pieces of heavy equipment on site.

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Eat like a pirate on Aug. 15

White Spot’s annual Pirate Pak Day charity fundraiser returns for a ninth straight year

Police find live explosives near site of Q.C. house fire and explosion

Public asked to phone Queen Charlotte RCMP if they see similar items

Campfires banned on Haida Gwaii

Risk of wildfire now rated as “extreme”

Telus aims to build cellphone tower in Port Clements

Thirty-metre tower would provide full voice and wireless data to Port

DFO increases recreational catch of marine-area chinook

Still no chinook openings anticipated for Skeena River

UPDATE: Lightning reportedly caused 75 new wildfires in Cariboo Fire Centre

The Horsefly Lake fire is now a fire-of-note at 50 hectares

Help the kelp, for herring sake

Marine speaker series on Haida Gwaii on maintaining a healthy kelp environment

  • Aug 1st, 2018

Election time for Graham Island Central

Three questions for the Gwaii Trust director candidates up for election on Aug. 4

Two Hooterville homes set for seizure

Two Haida Gwaii residents may end up homeless after province delivers trespass notice

Water restrictions in place for Village of Queen Charlotte

Water levels in the river have dropped due to hot and dry weather on Haida Gwaii

Large fires prohibited on Haida Gwaii as danger hits “high”

Province bans open burning and use of fireworks across the island, campfires are still allowed