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Young black bear found shot, illegally dumped on Haida Gwaii

Bear reported June 13 near Pesuta Shipwreck Trail; Anyone with information asked to call RAPP line

VIDEO: Inaugural Skidegate Food Gathering Fest reels in 365 donated salmon

Participants in the first fishing fest donated enough spring salmon for every day of the year

BC Ferries removing some sailings between Skidegate and Alliford Bay

The 12:30 p.m. sailing from Alliford Bay and the 1 p.m. sailing from Skidegate are being removed

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VIDEO: Dozens attend Black Lives Matter solidarity protest in Daajing Giids

Speeches and signs advocated for end of racism toward Black and Indigenous people, people of colour

Transport Canada approves more than $1 million for Masset Airport runway lighting

Agreement for Runway Lighting Rehabilitation approved through Airports Capital Assistance Program

Haida weaver wins three titles at Sealaska juried art show

Old Massett-based weaver won prizes for spruce root basket, imitation abalone hat

Haida Gwaii identified as ‘hot spot’ in new report on national endemic species

Nature Conservancy of Canada, NatureServe Canada released ‘Ours to save’ report on June 4

Spirit Lake Trail reopening to full-time Haida Gwaii residents

Skidegate Band Council announced the trail would reopen this week to full-time residents only

Masset RCMP ask for public’s help finding man wanted for aggravated assault

Residents with any information about Jonathan Troy Racette are asked to call police

Sandspit director calls for clear plan to ease Haida Gwaii’s COVID-19 travel restrictions

Evan Putterill advocating for Haida Gwaii to follow Restart B.C. plan with 3 to 4-week travel buffer

Haida Gwaii Bike Re-Psych at risk of eviction

Founder received eviction email from VQC; issue to be discussed at June 15 council meeting

Village of Queen Charlotte deactivates controversial ‘snitch line’

Emergency Operations Centre announced the anonymous reporting line was deactivated with no reports

Haida Gwaii libraries launch new ‘takeout’ curbside pickup service

As of June 5, cardholders can once again access physical copies of books, DVDs and more

Illicit overdose deaths on the rise during COVID-19: Northern Health

March 2020 saw a 61 per cent increase in illicit overdose deaths province-wide compared to February

B.C. police watchdog group investigating after June 1 death of Kitimat man

The man was reported to have fallen a number of times while in police custody on May 30

Recycling services in Queen Charlotte, Port Clements expanding next week

Residential plastics will be accepted again, but most residential transfer stations remain closed

B.C. government eyes antlerless moose harvest increase in bid to save caribou

Antlerless moose hunts reduce predation for threatened mountain caribou, says ministry

‘Good news:’ Council of the Haida Nation releases guidelines for expanding social circles

Next steps also say outdoor spaces such as parks, playgrounds, trails may be reopening for day use