Tlell

Xplornet has announced that by Dec. 31, 2020 it will be discontinuing satellite service for less than 40 islanders. (Xplornet Communications Inc./Facebook photo)

‘When it gets pulled there’s nothing left’: Haida Gwaii losing Xplornet

Discontinuation of satellite service leaving dozens of residents across Haida Gwaii with no options

 

On Wednesday, July 22, 2020, as recommended by the Electoral Area D Advisory Committee, the North Coast Regional District requested that the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure review speed limits within portions of Electoral Area D (Tlell and Tow Hill) where posted speed signage is not reduced in residentially-populated areas. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Regional district requests review of Tlell, Tow Hill speed limits

Electoral Area Advisory Committee recommended request ‘to make sure everybody’s safe’

 

Alex Rinfret discovered a stranded striped dolphin on a Tlell beach on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, while walking her dog south of the Crow’s Nest Cafe. Experts are calling Rinfret’s discovery the first recorded sighting of the species on Haida Gwaii. (Alex Rinfret/Facebook photo)

Marine experts investigating after first recorded striped dolphin sighting on Haida Gwaii

Animal discovered stranded on Tlell beach, marking first recorded sighting north of Vancouver Island

 

Anna’s Hummingbird in Masset. (Margo Hearne / Haida Gwaii Observer)

On the Wing: Christmas Bird Count Reports 2019 part 2

Haida Gwaii’s bird count report for Tlell and Greater Massett

  • Jan 22, 2020
Anna’s Hummingbird in Masset. (Margo Hearne / Haida Gwaii Observer)
The only ones enjoying this arctic weather are these children who took advantage of the slight snow cover to ride the hills around Masset and Old Massett. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Power saving measures in effect on Haida Gwaii

B.C. Hydro asks residents to conserve electricity to avoid outages during cold weather

The only ones enjoying this arctic weather are these children who took advantage of the slight snow cover to ride the hills around Masset and Old Massett. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
(Shannon Lough photo)

NCRD Briefs: Haida Gwaii

Board looking to get Towhill’s communications problems under control

(Shannon Lough photo)
Many roads of discussion led to Tlell in the recent NCRD board meeting. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

NCRD briefs: Haida Gwaii

Fire, fibre and animal welfare the topics of note at board meeting

Many roads of discussion led to Tlell in the recent NCRD board meeting. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
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)
Little Elizabeth showing off her younger toy siblings.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fair weather in Tlell

The 2019 Tlell Fall Fair took place on Aug. 4

Little Elizabeth showing off her younger toy siblings.
The proposed “glamping” resort will feature ten large canvas tents on raised wooden platforms. (Dan Ox/Flickr)

Tlellians show support for oceanside “glamping” resort

The Haida Gwaii Glamping Company made a compelling pitch in Tlell last…

The proposed “glamping” resort will feature ten large canvas tents on raised wooden platforms. (Dan Ox/Flickr)
In a wide canvas tent on a wood platform, the furniture can get pretty luxe. (Dan Ox/Flickr)

A “glamping” hotspot in Tlell?

Campers may soon find a way to go “glamping” in Tlell that…

In a wide canvas tent on a wood platform, the furniture can get pretty luxe. (Dan Ox/Flickr)
(Haida Gwaii Observer/File photo)

News in Brief for Oct. 5, 2018

Gwaii Trust appoints director for Graham Island Central, and school enrollment falls below 500

  • Oct 5, 2018
(Haida Gwaii Observer/File photo)
Free fibre-optic internet connections starting soon

Free fibre-optic internet connections starting soon

Gwaii Communications to link up 341 homes in six communities

Free fibre-optic internet connections starting soon
(Submitted)

Tlell Farmers’ Market is open every Sunday until Thanksgiving

The Observer mistook the final day for the farmers market – don’t miss the harvest!

(Submitted)
Telus to offer cell service in Port Clements this spring

Telus to offer cell service in Port Clements this spring

“We’ll be connected to the world,” says Mayor Urs Thomas. “We’re actually now up to the 1990s.”

Telus to offer cell service in Port Clements this spring
A nosy Tamworth pig photo-bombs the Observer on the Friesen Family Farm.

In Pictures: A sunny season for Tlell farms

Anyone curious to know what’s growing on in Tlell got a good…

A nosy Tamworth pig photo-bombs the Observer on the Friesen Family Farm.
Haisla hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids, aka Young D and Yung Trybez, wowed with bangers like Long Hair Don’t Care. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

In Pictures: Great crowd, good vibes at 2018 Edge of the World

Haida Gwaii music fest gets a bumper turnout with summer sun and deep talent pool

Haisla hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids, aka Young D and Yung Trybez, wowed with bangers like Long Hair Don’t Care. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Cyndi Bird and Tonka the pony gave families a thrilling ride through the woods. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

In Pictures: Summer sun shines on Tlell Fall Fair

Hot summer weather made for a fine Tlell Fall Fair on Sunday,…

Cyndi Bird and Tonka the pony gave families a thrilling ride through the woods. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
(Haida Gwaii Observer/File photo)

Bailey elected Gwaii Trust director for Graham Island Central

Voters in Port Clements and Tlell choose Maureen Bailey for director of Graham Island Central

(Haida Gwaii Observer/File photo)
Everyone enjoys a bite of the Tlell Fall Fair. (Archie Stocker Sr./Haida Gwaii Observer)

Seafood Wars and pinwheels to fly at Tlell Fall Fair

Exhibits go on display at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 5

Everyone enjoys a bite of the Tlell Fall Fair. (Archie Stocker Sr./Haida Gwaii Observer)