Kaitlyn Bailey, Local Journalism Initiative

Three fishermen show off a halibut while on a guided fishing trip with CMF Charters, based out of Prince Rupert. (Photo: Supplied)

Haida Gwaii named one of the best Canadian fishing destinations

‘One-stop shop for fantastic angling action’: online booking site

Three fishermen show off a halibut while on a guided fishing trip with CMF Charters, based out of Prince Rupert. (Photo: Supplied)
At 82, Bruce Ives from Daajing Giids broke the Guinness World Record as the oldest male to perform a headstand. (Photo: Megan Romas’ Facebook)

Haida Gwaii man breaks world record for oldest male to do headstand

Bruce Ives was 82 years and 43 days old on the day he broke the record

At 82, Bruce Ives from Daajing Giids broke the Guinness World Record as the oldest male to perform a headstand. (Photo: Megan Romas’ Facebook)
Haida artist Yahl ‘Aadas (Cori Savard) created the design featured on the 2023 $200 coin in the Royal Canadian Mint’s Celebrating Canada’s Diversity series. (Photo: Royal Canadian Mint’s website)
Haida artist Yahl ‘Aadas (Cori Savard) created the design featured on the 2023 $200 coin in the Royal Canadian Mint’s Celebrating Canada’s Diversity series. (Photo: Royal Canadian Mint’s website)
Gitga’at First Nation filed a complaint with the BC Utilities Commission about an annual fee BC Hydro charges them for $85,000. (Photo: Karen Harrison Massier/Facebook)
Gitga’at First Nation filed a complaint with the BC Utilities Commission about an annual fee BC Hydro charges them for $85,000. (Photo: Karen Harrison Massier/Facebook)
An injured humpback whale swam from B.C. to Hawaii despite a significant injury. (Photo: supplied)

Severely injured humpback travels from B.C. to Hawaii

S-shaped curve in spine made tail almost immobile

An injured humpback whale swam from B.C. to Hawaii despite a significant injury. (Photo: supplied)
The Northern Health Connections’ bus will not be running over the holidays and will start again in 2023. (Photo: File photo)

Northern Health’s bus will not run over the holidays

The last routes for the year will start Dec. 20

The Northern Health Connections’ bus will not be running over the holidays and will start again in 2023. (Photo: File photo)
Salmon during the Invisible Migration in a tributary in B.C.’s northwest. (Photo: Tavish Campbell)

DFO inadequately rebuilding B.C. salmon stocks: Audit

Less than a 6th of B.C. salmon stocks have been assigned a health status per legislation

Salmon during the Invisible Migration in a tributary in B.C.’s northwest. (Photo: Tavish Campbell)
A BC Ferry docked at the Skidegate Ferry Terminal in June 2022. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)

After cancelled B.C. Ferry leaves people stranded, Haida Gwaii residents want answers

Why do they cancel sailings rather than postpone them?: mayor Lisa Pineault asks

A BC Ferry docked at the Skidegate Ferry Terminal in June 2022. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)
A Chinook salmon swimming in Ship Creek, Anchorage. (Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Ecstall river landslide might be less devastating to salmon than originally believed

SkeenaWild is seeking donations to continue monitoring the fish populations

A Chinook salmon swimming in Ship Creek, Anchorage. (Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Long-term care resident of Acropolis Manor Rose Sawka, 92 in 2021 reaches out to her son Terry Sawka, on a daily visit through the window at the home during COVID-19.

Quality of life survey needs northwest volunteers to talk to seniors long-term care

Survey goal is to reach every 29,284 long-term care home residents

Long-term care resident of Acropolis Manor Rose Sawka, 92 in 2021 reaches out to her son Terry Sawka, on a daily visit through the window at the home during COVID-19.
Dead humpback whale found in Naikoon National Park in Haida Gwaii marks the fourth dead humpback seen in B.C. waters in just over a month. (Photo: Chris Ashurst/Facebook)

Fourth dead humpback whale in a month washes up on Haida Gwaii

Partial necropsy was conducted Nov. 15

Dead humpback whale found in Naikoon National Park in Haida Gwaii marks the fourth dead humpback seen in B.C. waters in just over a month. (Photo: Chris Ashurst/Facebook)
Two dogs are sick from eating the meat of a humpback whale carcass just south of Masset in Haida Gwaii. (Photo: supplied)

2 dogs in Haida Gwaii sick after eating meat from decaying humpback whale

DFO warns people to not ingest meat or let animals eat meat of dead marine animals

Two dogs are sick from eating the meat of a humpback whale carcass just south of Masset in Haida Gwaii. (Photo: supplied)
Bones of Crows will be screening at locations across northern B.C. November 2022. (Photo: supplied)

Bones of Crows on North Coast film tour rec’d standing ovation at TIFF and VIFF

Ts’msyen assoc. film producer Leena Minifie raised in Prince Rupert and Kitimat

Bones of Crows will be screening at locations across northern B.C. November 2022. (Photo: supplied)
A dead humpback whale was spotted moving up and down Masset Inlet with the tide on Nov. 5. (Photo: Lorrie Jorron/Facebook)

Dead humpback near Masset is third in a month

DFO to complete necropsy on Nov. 9

A dead humpback whale was spotted moving up and down Masset Inlet with the tide on Nov. 5. (Photo: Lorrie Jorron/Facebook)
The Prince Rupert Regional Hospital has been under controlled access since Oct. 25, 2022 when an individual made threats against health care workers. The hospital is pictured here on May 5, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert hospital locked down, man arrested following threats to health care workers

“Unsettling” trend of increased violence toward health care workers: Health Services Administrator

The Prince Rupert Regional Hospital has been under controlled access since Oct. 25, 2022 when an individual made threats against health care workers. The hospital is pictured here on May 5, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
An aerial view of Mount Edgecumbe, 450 kilometres northwest of Prince Rupert, taken May, 19, 2022. (Photo: Max Kaufman/Alaska Volcano Observatory)

Volcano 450km from B.C.’s north coast is heating up

Magma activity detected but no approaching eruption, researcher Ronnie Grapenthin said

An aerial view of Mount Edgecumbe, 450 kilometres northwest of Prince Rupert, taken May, 19, 2022. (Photo: Max Kaufman/Alaska Volcano Observatory)
Communities in northwest B.C. experienced a network outage after a motor accident caused a break in the Telus fibre optic cable on Oct. 18. (Photo: Google maps)

Motor vehicle crash knocks out internet/cell service to much of Northwest

Customers from Hazelton to Haida Gwaii without service throughout Tuesday evening

Communities in northwest B.C. experienced a network outage after a motor accident caused a break in the Telus fibre optic cable on Oct. 18. (Photo: Google maps)
A landslide on Sept. 1 deposited 15 to 25 million cubic metres of debris into the upper Ecstall River in northwest B.C. (Photo: SkeenaWild Conservation Trust/Facebook)

Scientist calls for better monitoring of steep slopes after landslide near Prince Rupert

It’s time to ‘up our game’ and collect imagery of our high mountains, Brian Menounos said

A landslide on Sept. 1 deposited 15 to 25 million cubic metres of debris into the upper Ecstall River in northwest B.C. (Photo: SkeenaWild Conservation Trust/Facebook)
On Oct. 11 the North Coast Regional District issued a boil water notice for Sandspit. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Boil water notice issued for Haida Gwaii

After numerous E. coli bacteria found in a sample of water

On Oct. 11 the North Coast Regional District issued a boil water notice for Sandspit. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)
A landslide beside the Ecstall River was first seen during an overflight on Sept. 12. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) do not know the exact date the landslide occurred. (Photo: SkeenaWild Conservation Trust/Facebook)

Landslide in northwestern B.C. threatens up to 100,000 spawning salmon

The Ecstall River is an important spawning ground for coho, chum and chinook salmon

A landslide beside the Ecstall River was first seen during an overflight on Sept. 12. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) do not know the exact date the landslide occurred. (Photo: SkeenaWild Conservation Trust/Facebook)