Queen Charlotte

Village of Queen Charlotte (File photo)

Queen Charlotte highlights the year that was in 2018 Annual Report

A number of works projects were completed, as well as improvements at the youth centre

Village of Queen Charlotte (File photo)
Queen Charlotte name change will be a long process

Queen Charlotte name change will be a long process

Mayor says conversations still to be had with all residents

Queen Charlotte name change will be a long process
Plastic found on Tow Hill on March 24. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Queen Charlotte explores banning single use plastics

Council seeking community input on options to reduce plastic waste

Plastic found on Tow Hill on March 24. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
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Number-one bud: Q.C. cannabis store could be the first on Haida Gwaii

A local business owner is looking to open the first licensed cannabis…

(Brian Shamblen/Flickr)
Benson Hilgemann flies down part of the Honna Loop trails that he and fellow mountain bikers are building a short ride west of Queen Charlotte in what old-timers might know as the “burn zone.” With about 2.5 km of trail built so far on well-drained skidder roads, Hilgemann hopes the Honna Loop will inspire new and experienced mountain bikers to join a new Haida Gwaii mountain bike society this March. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Haida Gwaii mountain biking gets in gear

The frost was gone, but the iced puddles on Mac Blo Road…

Benson Hilgemann flies down part of the Honna Loop trails that he and fellow mountain bikers are building a short ride west of Queen Charlotte in what old-timers might know as the “burn zone.” With about 2.5 km of trail built so far on well-drained skidder roads, Hilgemann hopes the Honna Loop will inspire new and experienced mountain bikers to join a new Haida Gwaii mountain bike society this March. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Alexander MacDonald stands by his Hooterville home, which he fears will be seized by the province. (Submitted)

Letters: A thank-you and update from Hooterville

First and foremost, I wish to express my gratitude to the many…

  • Jan 11, 2019
Alexander MacDonald stands by his Hooterville home, which he fears will be seized by the province. (Submitted)
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Man charged following Q.C. house fire that set off explosives

Thomas Daniel Kendall may face up to 14 years for causing bodily harm by breaching duty of care

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Students recently made Christmas ornaments in Haida formline, including this festive taan, or bear. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Carving program takes shape at GidG̱alang Ḵuuyas Naay

A few weeks ago, Robert Vogstad led a group of students up…

Students recently made Christmas ornaments in Haida formline, including this festive taan, or bear. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Q.C./Skidegate sewage plan gets second, more detailed look

Q.C./Skidegate sewage plan gets second, more detailed look

Engineers will soon take a new, more detailed look at the cost…

Q.C./Skidegate sewage plan gets second, more detailed look
(Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Housing advocates welcome funding for Q.C. fourplex

BC Housing and the M’akola Housing Society are funding four more subsidized…

(Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
In Pictures: Remembrance Day in Queen Charlotte

In Pictures: Remembrance Day in Queen Charlotte

Drums, bells and bagpipes sounded across Haida Gwaii this Remembrance Day, which…

In Pictures: Remembrance Day in Queen Charlotte
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Libraries to end overdue fines for kids books in 2019

VIRL’s 2019 budget also includes $1.5 million for new Haida Gwaii branches

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Rumours of dance-rehearsing zombies spread islands-wide before the dance on Saturday. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

In Pictures: Thrill the World Haida Gwaii

A record 29 zombies creeped, crawled, and boogied down to Michael Jackson’s…

Rumours of dance-rehearsing zombies spread islands-wide before the dance on Saturday. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Brady Yu, a paramedic with the BC Ambulance Service, receives an award from Skidegate Chief Councillor Billy Yovanovich and Queen Charlotte Mayor Greg Martin at the Honouring Our First Responders dinner. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

“Your neighbour has your back”

First responders from Q.C., Skidegate honoured at community dinner

Brady Yu, a paramedic with the BC Ambulance Service, receives an award from Skidegate Chief Councillor Billy Yovanovich and Queen Charlotte Mayor Greg Martin at the Honouring Our First Responders dinner. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
A tugboat was used to remove a grounded HaiCo fishing lodge from the east shore of Lina Island on Oct. 10. (HaiCo/Westcoast Resorts photo)

Crews refloat HaiCo fishing lodge

One month after breaking free from its mooring and grounding on Lina…

A tugboat was used to remove a grounded HaiCo fishing lodge from the east shore of Lina Island on Oct. 10. (HaiCo/Westcoast Resorts photo)
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Protecting watershed key to Queen Charlotte candidates

Queen Charlotte has a real live contest for council. Not only does…

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(Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Haida Gwaii Funeral Services gets support

Village of Queen Charlotte donates storage facility to non-profit group

(Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
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Community dinner set to honour responders who handled Q.C. explosion

Potluck-style dinner set for Friday, Oct. 5 at the Queen Charlotte Community Hall

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The entire school was on the move at Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay last Friday for the annual Terry Fox Run, with cross-country runners leading the pack. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Sunny skies for Terry Fox Run

Queen Charlotte and Masset runs raise nearly $3,000 for cancer research

The entire school was on the move at Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay last Friday for the annual Terry Fox Run, with cross-country runners leading the pack. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
(Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Crews plugging holes in grounded HaiCo barge

Crews are now patching the HaiCo barge that grounded on Lina Island…

(Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)