Port Clements

The Village of Port Clements council has scheduled a meeting with the Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development to discuss the impasse with timber sales. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer file)

Port Clements to discuss timber sales impasse at UBCM

Mayor Doug Daugert says forestry employers are critical to the long-term wellbeing of the community

 

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

 

FILE - The Rainbow Wharf in Port Clements. On Thursday, July 16, 2020, the Village of Port Clements shared a public notice that said former councillor Teri Kish had resigned. (Archie Stocker Sr./Haida Gwaii Observer file)

Councillor resigns mid-term in Port Clements

Village of Port Clements announced resignation of Teri Kish in July 16 public notice

 

Port Clements resident Kelly Whitney-Gould started working on “Ms. Gnomer’s Home 4 Wayward Folk” in April 2020. Situated on a tree stump on her corner lot property near the sani-station, the gnome house was completed about a month ago. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

PHOTOS: ‘Phengnominal’ gnome house constructed in Port Clements

‘Ms. Gnomer’s Home 4 Wayward Folk,’ created by Kelly Whitney-Gould, a hit for kids and loggers alike

Port Clements resident Kelly Whitney-Gould started working on “Ms. Gnomer’s Home 4 Wayward Folk” in April 2020. Situated on a tree stump on her corner lot property near the sani-station, the gnome house was completed about a month ago. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
FILE - The BC Cancer mobile mammography coach is pictured on Dec. 16, 2019 in Agassiz. The coach will be on Haida Gwaii later this month to do breast cancer screenings for B.C. women over the age of 40, the first stop being in Skidegate on Monday, July 20, 2020. (Karissa Gall/Agassiz Harrison Observer file)

BC Cancer mobile mammography coach coming to Haida Gwaii this month

Breast cancer screening appointments still available; clients asked to bring a face mask

FILE - The BC Cancer mobile mammography coach is pictured on Dec. 16, 2019 in Agassiz. The coach will be on Haida Gwaii later this month to do breast cancer screenings for B.C. women over the age of 40, the first stop being in Skidegate on Monday, July 20, 2020. (Karissa Gall/Agassiz Harrison Observer file)
Village of Port Clements councillor Kazamir Falconbridge, along with his children Charles and Sequoia, is pictured at the Port Clements bumper golf course on Saturday, June 27, 2020. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

VIDEO: Port Clements bumper golf course in full swing

Volunteers, rec staff transformed soccer field into small, social distancing-friendly golf course

Village of Port Clements councillor Kazamir Falconbridge, along with his children Charles and Sequoia, is pictured at the Port Clements bumper golf course on Saturday, June 27, 2020. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
At the regular meeting on Monday, June 15, 2020, the Village of Port Clements council tentatively approved a proposal to turn the local soccer field into a small, no-contact golf course, pending the completion of COVID-19 safety planning and insurance paperwork. (Needpix photo)

Port Clements tentatively approves turning soccer field into small golf course

Two sisters have proposed a free, no-contact golf course to get people outside, active amid COVID-19

At the regular meeting on Monday, June 15, 2020, the Village of Port Clements council tentatively approved a proposal to turn the local soccer field into a small, no-contact golf course, pending the completion of COVID-19 safety planning and insurance paperwork. (Needpix photo)
The B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced on Friday, May 29, 2020 that construction crews were starting work on a $5.4-million project to build two new bridges along Highway 16 between Port Clements and Tlell. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Two new bridges to be built along Highway 16 between Port Clements, Tlell

Ministry of Transportation says $5.4-million project expected to be complete in fall 2020

The B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced on Friday, May 29, 2020 that construction crews were starting work on a $5.4-million project to build two new bridges along Highway 16 between Port Clements and Tlell. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
FILE - A view of Masset Inlet from the Port Clements harbour. On Thursday, May 14, 2020, the Village of Port Clements council held a committee of the whole meeting to discuss what the community thinks about the Restart B.C. plan. (Wikimedia Commons photo)

Village of Port Clements council meets to discuss local vision of B.C.’s restart plan

Mayor, council, members of the public discussed ‘vision of what the restart would be like” locally

FILE - A view of Masset Inlet from the Port Clements harbour. On Thursday, May 14, 2020, the Village of Port Clements council held a committee of the whole meeting to discuss what the community thinks about the Restart B.C. plan. (Wikimedia Commons photo)
(Village of Masset Facebook photo)
(Village of Masset Facebook photo)
The Port Clements Museum is collecting COVID-19 stories from Haida Gwaii residents. (Port Clements Facebook photo)

Port Clements Museum collecting COVID-19 stories from Haida Gwaii residents

Coordinator Joan Hein wants to archive stories about how pandemic has affected lives of locals

The Port Clements Museum is collecting COVID-19 stories from Haida Gwaii residents. (Port Clements Facebook photo)
The Port Clements Fire Department surprised Logan Peerless with a parade on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 for his 10th birthday. (Kyra Bennett Richardson/Submitted photo)
The Port Clements Fire Department surprised Logan Peerless with a parade on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 for his 10th birthday. (Kyra Bennett Richardson/Submitted photo)
The birdhouse tree in Port Clements. (Debbie Mac/Facebook photo)

What’s your housing story? Port Clements needs assessment is underway

Survey of current residents, landlords, future residents runs until April 15

The birdhouse tree in Port Clements. (Debbie Mac/Facebook photo)
FILE - From left to right, cross-country runners Desmond Setso and Braydon Bjur round the final corner of a 5.8 km run along Port Clements’ Sunset Park Trail on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Port Clements applies for Community Trails and Recreation Program Grant

New hope for community trail projects impacted by reallocation of Rural Dividend money

FILE - From left to right, cross-country runners Desmond Setso and Braydon Bjur round the final corner of a 5.8 km run along Port Clements’ Sunset Park Trail on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Village of Queen Charlotte. (Haida Gwaii Observer file photo)

Queen Charlotte housing assessment jumps 31 per cent

Port Clements and Masset also see increases, according to B.C. Assessment

Village of Queen Charlotte. (Haida Gwaii Observer file photo)
Yahguudans: Erika Yahguujaanas Stocker and Raven Anne performing Haida songs and oral history at the 2019 Edge of the World Festival on Haida Gwaii. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Arts and culture boost for Haida Gwaii

More than $45,000 heading to the islands through B.C. Community Gaming Grants

Yahguudans: Erika Yahguujaanas Stocker and Raven Anne performing Haida songs and oral history at the 2019 Edge of the World Festival on Haida Gwaii. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
A 22-year-old Robert Davidson and his grandfather Tsinii on the day of the pole raising. (NFB photo)

Haida film coming home for screenings

Now Is The Time tells the story of historic 1969 Old Massett pole raising

A 22-year-old Robert Davidson and his grandfather Tsinii on the day of the pole raising. (NFB photo)
Telus’ 30-metre cell tower at 22 Park Street in Port Clements has been live since March. Representatives from Port Clements, Telus Minister of Citizens Services Jinny Sims and Jennifer Rice celebrate the wireless connectivity one more rural community in B.C. now has access to. (Photo courtesy Jennifer Rice)

Port Clements wired on wireless connectivity

The investment was part of Telus’ commitment to invest in rural connectivity

Telus’ 30-metre cell tower at 22 Park Street in Port Clements has been live since March. Representatives from Port Clements, Telus Minister of Citizens Services Jinny Sims and Jennifer Rice celebrate the wireless connectivity one more rural community in B.C. now has access to. (Photo courtesy Jennifer Rice)
The Rushbrook Trail has become one of the signature trails in Prince Rupert, and is a pivotal piece in the goal to connect the city’s trails. (Matthew Allen photo)

NCRD in brief: Upcoming Strategic Plan the priority at Committee of the Whole meeting

Erosion prevention, trail development and All Native Basketball Tournament among the agenda items

The Rushbrook Trail has become one of the signature trails in Prince Rupert, and is a pivotal piece in the goal to connect the city’s trails. (Matthew Allen photo)
Rainbow Wharf closed to industry, pending repairs

Rainbow Wharf closed to industry, pending repairs

It’s still good for watching sunsets, but for now Port Clements really…

Rainbow Wharf closed to industry, pending repairs