Andrew Bailey

Tofino Shorebird Festival ready for flight

Annual event raises awareness of tiny travellers

West Coast fishers see empty seas, demand Pacific Salmon Treaty funding

“Right now, if this continues, I think most fishermen will be bankrupt in a couple of years.”

Ucluelet mayor says pipeline and spill response plan both needed

“We are a society that cannot exist without oil and gas and plastics at this point in time.”

Tofino salmon farmer receives permit to use hydrogen peroxide on sea lice

“Peaceful, direct, action to stop this kind of thing is always a tactic that we could employ.”

Garbage must be secured as bears wake up around Tofino and Ucluelet

We keep them out of the community by keeping our garbage and high calorie attractants secured.”

Ucluelet taking its time on cannabis legislation

Mayor Dianne St. Jacques says public consumption will likely be restricted.

Ucluelet’s mayor and council consider re-election bids

Municipal councillor Randy Oliwa has confirmed he will be running for mayor this October.

Ucluelet council mulling 4% tax increase

“I hope that people are supportive of that,” said mayor Dianne St. Jacques.

Ucluelet’s former top cop receives B.C. Community Achievement Award

“It was completely a team atmosphere and it still is at the Ucluelet detachment,” said Jeff Swann.

Ottawa announces $5.4 million upgrade to Tofino and Ucluelet’s Long Beach Airport

“It’s very exciting, unbelievably, good news.”

Ucluelet police cite fentanyl as the likely cause of two fatal overdoses

“We’ve been gathering with the family since Saturday morning to give strength to them.”

Ucluelet First Nation basketball star continues to soar

“It just shows that hard work pays off.”

Letter to employer outrages Ucluelet First Nation protesters

“My employer was contacted by this administration to try to get me fired from my job.”

Tofino mayor and councillors consider 2018 re-election bids

Departure of Coun. Ray Thorogood means at least one new face will join the fray.

VIDEO: Tofino mayor encourages women to run in B.C.’s 2018 municipal elections.

“The single biggest barrier to electing more women in political office is getting more women to run.”

VIDEO: Tofino locals help blaze trail towards cannabis legislation

District considering alcohol-like restrictions on pot consumption

Ucluelet First Nation president blasts RCMP for failing Hitacu

“We do not have anybody policing in our community on a regular basis.”

Tofino mayor says rise in mass Velella velella strandings likely linked to climate change

Jellyfish-like creatures cover Tofino, Ucluelet and the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.