Kaitlyn Bailey

The United Fishermen and Allied Workers’ Union believes the DFO’s decision to close the sockeye fishery on Aug. 7, follows a “deeply troubling” trend. (File photo)
The United Fishermen and Allied Workers’ Union believes the DFO’s decision to close the sockeye fishery on Aug. 7, follows a “deeply troubling” trend. (File photo)
Commercial marine fishermen on the North Coast are frustrated by the DFO’s sockeye harvest regulations, despite large volumes of fish, Howard Gray of Prince Rupert said on Aug. 3. (Photo: File photo)

Prince Rupert fisherman frustrated by DFO salmon limits he says, despite millions of fish

A multi-million dollar travesty is happening as we speak - Howard Gray

Commercial marine fishermen on the North Coast are frustrated by the DFO’s sockeye harvest regulations, despite large volumes of fish, Howard Gray of Prince Rupert said on Aug. 3. (Photo: File photo)
Thirteen injured eagles were rescued on Haida Gwaii between December 28, 2021 and July 19, 2022. Volunteer Leila Riddall would like to see more preventative action to stop the injuries. (Photo: supplied)

Eagles being unnecessarily injured on Haida Gwaii

Leila Riddall would like to see more prevention

Thirteen injured eagles were rescued on Haida Gwaii between December 28, 2021 and July 19, 2022. Volunteer Leila Riddall would like to see more preventative action to stop the injuries. (Photo: supplied)
Kootenay B.C. campsite with campers and tent (Scouts Canada photo).

Haida Gwaii park makes list of national hidden gem campsites

Scouters cite lush rainforests, rich Haida culture and wildlife as the park’s appeal

Kootenay B.C. campsite with campers and tent (Scouts Canada photo).
DFO closes shellfish harvesting in Kitimat waters. Pacific oysters sit ready for market at a Vancouver Island shellfish farm. (File photo)

DFO closes Kitimat and Prince Rupert waters to shellfish harvest

Closures are for sanitary contamination and marine bio-toxin concerns

DFO closes shellfish harvesting in Kitimat waters. Pacific oysters sit ready for market at a Vancouver Island shellfish farm. (File photo)
Skeena anglers are frustrated by fishing regulations which they see as unfair and ineffective. (File photo)

Resident anglers fed-up with governments’ ‘short-sighted’ fishery management

Just closing recreational angling is not going to save the salmon or steelhead, fishing guide says

Skeena anglers are frustrated by fishing regulations which they see as unfair and ineffective. (File photo)
Coastal First Nations welcome new hunting regulations that will help protect spirit bear populations. (Photo: Kyle Breckenridge)
Coastal First Nations welcome new hunting regulations that will help protect spirit bear populations. (Photo: Kyle Breckenridge)
Gaagwiis (Jason Alsop), president of the Haida Nation, shared a verse, on July 13 to commemorate the restoration of the name Daajing Giids for the Haida Gwaii community formerly known as Queen Charlotte. (Photo: supplied)

Province announces historic decision to restore ancestral name in Haida Gwaii

Daajing Giids will be reinstated to replace the name Queen Charlotte

Gaagwiis (Jason Alsop), president of the Haida Nation, shared a verse, on July 13 to commemorate the restoration of the name Daajing Giids for the Haida Gwaii community formerly known as Queen Charlotte. (Photo: supplied)
Old Massett Village Council received 21,000 pounds of potatoes, which they are distributing to residents on Haida Gwaii. (Photo: Christopher David Horner)

The hot potato drop hits Haida Gwaii with 20,000 lbs of spuds

A bag of potatoes will be given to each household

Old Massett Village Council received 21,000 pounds of potatoes, which they are distributing to residents on Haida Gwaii. (Photo: Christopher David Horner)
Prince Rupert basketballer, Liam McChesney, accepted an invitation to training camp being held prior to the GLOBL Fives tournament in Toronto, Basketball Canada announced on June 14. (The Northern View file photo)

Prince Rupert basketball prodigy Liam McChesney makes Team Canada

Northcoast star debuted with Team Canada in international GLOBL JAM July 5

Prince Rupert basketballer, Liam McChesney, accepted an invitation to training camp being held prior to the GLOBL Fives tournament in Toronto, Basketball Canada announced on June 14. (The Northern View file photo)
Samantha Smith, a graduate student at UNBC, will be working at the new research centre in Prince George. (Photo: supplied)

Universities, health authority open medical research centre in Prince George

Centre hopes to improve care for northerners

Samantha Smith, a graduate student at UNBC, will be working at the new research centre in Prince George. (Photo: supplied)
Robert and Reg Davidson were recognized by the Order of Canada on June 29, 2022. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Haida Gwaii brothers appointed to the Order of Canada

Recognized for their artistic accomplishments and advancement of Haida culture

Robert and Reg Davidson were recognized by the Order of Canada on June 29, 2022. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)
The Kitasoo Xai’xais Nation announced the establishment of a new Marine Protected Area in their traditional territory. (Photo: Tavish Campbell/Moonfish Media)

Kitasoo Xai’xais Nation creates their own Marine Protected Area in Great Bear Rainforest

After decades of talks with governments they couldn’t wait any longer

The Kitasoo Xai’xais Nation announced the establishment of a new Marine Protected Area in their traditional territory. (Photo: Tavish Campbell/Moonfish Media)
Coast Mountain College opened their first residence last October in Terrace. They submitted a proposal to build student housing at their Smithers and Prince Rupert campuses next. (Photo: supplied)

CMTN submits proposal to build student housing in Prince Rupert and Smithers

A new residence opened in Terrace last fall

Coast Mountain College opened their first residence last October in Terrace. They submitted a proposal to build student housing at their Smithers and Prince Rupert campuses next. (Photo: supplied)
Haida artist, Jaalen Edenshaw has designed an emoji for Twitter to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples month in June.

Twitter partners with Haida artist to celebrate Indigenous History Month

Jaalen Edenshaw’s custom emoji will appear beside hashtags for the month of June

Haida artist, Jaalen Edenshaw has designed an emoji for Twitter to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples month in June.
Coast Mountain College opened their first residence last October in Terrace. They submitted a proposal to build student housing at their Smithers and Prince Rupert campuses next. (Photo: supplied)

College seeks to build student housing in Smithers and Prince Rupert

A new residence opened in Terrace last fall

Coast Mountain College opened their first residence last October in Terrace. They submitted a proposal to build student housing at their Smithers and Prince Rupert campuses next. (Photo: supplied)
A research team aboard the J. P. Tully departs from Sydney B.C. on a deep-sea expedition June 16. (Photo: Shelton Dupreez/Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Deep-sea expedition heads north to Haida Gwaii coast

Explore the wonder and mystery of the deep-sea firsthand through their live-stream

A research team aboard the J. P. Tully departs from Sydney B.C. on a deep-sea expedition June 16. (Photo: Shelton Dupreez/Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
Prince Rupert couple helped save over 35 laying hens during a fire in Topley on June 6, 2021. (Photo: supplied)

Prince Rupert hero couple saves chickens and vehicles from fire

The couple moved cars and released birds from burning coop

Prince Rupert couple helped save over 35 laying hens during a fire in Topley on June 6, 2021. (Photo: supplied)
DFO have announced closures and decreased daily limits on chinook salmon fishing around Canada’s North Coast. Pictured is an adult Chinook salmon swimming in Ship Creek, Anchorage. (Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

DFO closes chinook salmon fishing around Prince Rupert

Daily limits decreased for Haida Gwaii

DFO have announced closures and decreased daily limits on chinook salmon fishing around Canada’s North Coast. Pictured is an adult Chinook salmon swimming in Ship Creek, Anchorage. (Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Taylor Bachrach stands up to speak in the Chamber during Question Period on 11 February, 2022. (Photo: Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo Services)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP disappointed HOC rejected bill addressing opioid crisis

Decriminalization is just one piece of the puzzle, Bachrach said

Taylor Bachrach stands up to speak in the Chamber during Question Period on 11 February, 2022. (Photo: Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo Services)