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Tofino welcome sign. (Westerly file photo)

Housing proposal highlights capacity concerns in Tofino

Water supply, school and hospital all cited as council urges caution in growth.

Tofino welcome sign. (Westerly file photo)
Beach fire remains, like charred driftwood, have long been a point of contention in Tofino, but the town’s municipal council isn’t ready to ban beach fires just yet after receiving an unprecedented response from community members opposed to a prohibition. (Westerly file photo)

Blaze of opposition prompts Tofino’s council to delay beach fire ban decision

“The period of the year where this challenge is most acute is behind us now.”

Beach fire remains, like charred driftwood, have long been a point of contention in Tofino, but the town’s municipal council isn’t ready to ban beach fires just yet after receiving an unprecedented response from community members opposed to a prohibition. (Westerly file photo)
The Ucluelet Brewing Company reopened with new COVID-19 measures in place. (Westerly file photo)

Ucluelet Brewing Company cheers award winning ambience

Brewery wins Vancouver Island Real Estate Board’s Award of Excellence in the hospitality category.

The Ucluelet Brewing Company reopened with new COVID-19 measures in place. (Westerly file photo)
Cpl. Stu Hert of the Tofino RCMP stands outside the town’s new $10 million police detachment building, which opened on June 24, 2019. (Westerly file photo)

Tofino RCMP detachment earns VIREB award

$10 million public safety building earns Vancouver Island Real Estate Board award.

Cpl. Stu Hert of the Tofino RCMP stands outside the town’s new $10 million police detachment building, which opened on June 24, 2019. (Westerly file photo)

Tourism Tofino celebrates success at VIREB awards

Tourism Tofino was a big winner at the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board Commercial Building Awards

Beach fire debate sparks unprecedented response in Tofino

“It’s double what we received for cannabis and we did that over a several-month period.”

Tofino chamber says Hwy. 4 closure schedule hurting businesses and residents

Tofino Long Beach chamber of commerce and Tourism Tofino write letter to ministry.

Mother bear and three young cubs killed in car crash near Ucluelet

“Sadly, there are bears that are hit and killed by vehicles every year,” said Bob Hansen of WildSafeBC

Ucluelet fire crew quickly extinguishes blaze caused by generator explosion

“Having it installed properly and maintained properly is huge.”

Storm watchers urged to be careful after two rescued from Ucluelet shoreline

“People need to take responsibility of their own actions, the district can only do so much.”

Tofino considers beach fire ban after tumultuous summer

“It’s a juggling act, constantly.”

Missing mushroom picker found “alive and well” after three-day search in Ucluelet

“It’s always great to have a positive outcome like this.”

Ucluelet mayor criticizes province’s lack of communication as highway closures resume

Daily closures return to only highway in and out of Tofino-Ucluelet

Storm season expected to arrive in Tofino-Ucluelet on Tuesday

Environment Canada has issued a storm warning for the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Tofino-Ucluelet region rallies around injured five-month-old puppy

A Hitacu puppy is home and healing after being struck by a vehicle in Hitacu

Ucluelet chamber of commerce searching for new executive director

“Lara did a phenomenal job and we will really miss her.”

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation says more resources needed to keep Tribal Parks open during pandemic

Tribal Park Allies program needs more buy-in from Tofino businesses.

Tofino mayor Josie Osborne seeks B.C. NDP nomination for Mid Island-Pacific Rim

Longtime B.C. NDP MLA Scott Fraser announced on Monday that he will not be seeking reelection

Tourists’ vehicles vandalized in Tofino

Community steps up to support visitors.