Andrew Bailey

Tofino’s Crystal Cove crowned top family destination for second year in a row

TripAdvisor has announced the recipients of its Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best awards.

Bear trapped and killed near Tofino-Ucluelet

“This bear just was not leaving humans alone,” said Conservation Officer Andrew Riddell.

Fire restrictions in Tofino and Ucluelet

“It is visitors and residents alike that struggle with this one on a yearly basis.”

COVID- 19: Ucluelet encourages visitors and residents to mask up

“Put your ego aside, this is what needs to be done,” said Ucluelet mayor Mayco Noel.

Frustration grows in Ucluelet as locked gate puts school garden in peril

“You walk by there and it’s just dead. Everything’s dry and yelling for water,” Liisa Nielsen said.

Ucluelet fire crew extinguishes residential blaze

Ucluelet’s fire chief is praising his crew for making short work of a residential blaze on Tuesday.

Tofino housing project criticized at public hearing

Town’s council hosts first public hearing since start of COVID-19 pandemic.

Invasive green crabs spark massive trapping project near Tofino

Coastal Restoration Society monitoring populations in Clayoquot Sound and Sooke Basin

COVID-19: Ucluelet local frustrated by lax protocols as tourism reopens

Musician Geoff Johnson disappointed to see town drop its guard.

Environmental group unswayed by salmon farmer’s semi-closed containment plan near Tofino

Cermaq Canada’s open-net pen Millar Channel farm site will be replaced with a semi-closed system

Hitacu and Macoah welcome new WildSafeBC coordinator

Marianne Paquette will also cover Electoral Area C.

Frustrations swirl in Tofino as cost to build sewage treatment facility skyrockets

Tofino had budgeted $55 million to build wastewater treatment project.

West Coast Landfill hours reduced

Saturday dump runs have been axed from local to-do lists.

COVID-19: District of Tofino encourages residents to wear masks

Mayor Josie Osborne says town’s council has no plans to make masks mandatory.

Young Ucluelet local earns Indigenous Language Revitalization Diploma

Timmy Masso hasn’t entered Grade 12 yet, but he’s already secured a University of Victoria diploma.

Young tourist caught untying boats from Ucluelet dock

“He was just untying the boats and watching them float away,” said Harbour Master Kevin Cortes.

Ucluelet RCMP warns of scammers impersonating police

“Police will never demand payment of any kind to get rid of an arrest warrant.”

Tofino beachgoers ‘horrified’ by watercrafts in surf zone

“I was quite distressed to see it.”