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Crews install a cantilever along Hwy. 4 in August 2022. (BC Ministry of transportation and infrastructure photo)

Province promises Tofino-Ucluelet highway will open to two-way traffic in early 2023

Four years of travel delays may finally be coming to an end for West Coast residents and visitors

Crews install a cantilever along Hwy. 4 in August 2022. (BC Ministry of transportation and infrastructure photo)
A celebration of life will be held for Ted Eeftink on Sunday, Nov. 27 at the Ucluelet Community Hall. (Photo courtesy of Tracy Eeftink)

Ucluelet mourns loss of ‘kind and humble’ Ted Eeftink

“He was very humble and a truly gentle man in every sense of the word”

A celebration of life will be held for Ted Eeftink on Sunday, Nov. 27 at the Ucluelet Community Hall. (Photo courtesy of Tracy Eeftink)
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Tofino Housing Corporation puts duplexes on hold, questions affordability

Project halted after only one applicant receives pre-approved mortgage for the $699,000 purchase

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Tourism Tofino is hoping to boost its visitor centre’s educational offerings as well as retail revenue. (Westerly file photo)

Tofino DMO hopes to help tourists get along with locals

Tourism Tofino focused on increasing offseason traffic and cultural education

Tourism Tofino is hoping to boost its visitor centre’s educational offerings as well as retail revenue. (Westerly file photo)
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Dog owners urge Tofino council to reconsider leash laws

Tofino dog owners can mark Dec. 5 in their calendars

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A Rubbermaid container full of cigarette butts that were collected in Tofino and recycled thanks to Surfrider Pacific Rim’s Hold On To Your Butts campaign. (Photo courtesy of Surfrider Pacific Rim)

Hold On To Your Butts campaign a smoking success in Tofino-Ucluelet

Over 1.2 million cigarette butts collected

A Rubbermaid container full of cigarette butts that were collected in Tofino and recycled thanks to Surfrider Pacific Rim’s Hold On To Your Butts campaign. (Photo courtesy of Surfrider Pacific Rim)
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Tofino tweaks bylaw enforcement policy

Move gives council more wiggle room to set priorities

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From left, First Vice President of BC Command Ed Emerick handed an Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada President’s Membership Award to Ucluelet’s local ANAF Vice President Bronwyn Kelleher and President John McDiarmid during the veterans club’s annual general meeting on Nov. 4. A new executive was elected during the AGM that saw Kelleher take the club’s presidential reins from outgoing McDiarmid. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Ucluelet Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans Club receives national membership award

Unit 293 continues to thrive since its resurgence in 2014

From left, First Vice President of BC Command Ed Emerick handed an Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada President’s Membership Award to Ucluelet’s local ANAF Vice President Bronwyn Kelleher and President John McDiarmid during the veterans club’s annual general meeting on Nov. 4. A new executive was elected during the AGM that saw Kelleher take the club’s presidential reins from outgoing McDiarmid. (Andrew Bailey photo)
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Remembrance Day ceremonies in Tofino and Ucluelet

West Coast will share a solemn day of reflection on Friday

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Tofino’s manager of corporate services Nikki Best leads mayor Dan Law through the oath of office. (Andrew Bailey photo)

WATCH: Tofino mayor delivers inaugural address

Tofino’s new municipal council officially sworn in

Tofino’s manager of corporate services Nikki Best leads mayor Dan Law through the oath of office. (Andrew Bailey photo)
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Ucluelet wins legal dispute over Wyndansea development

BC Supreme Court sends Onni Group back to the drawing board

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Tofino’s municipal council is set to receive a raise following the recommendations of a Council Remuneration Advisory Group. (Westerly file photo)

Tofino council moves towards salary increase

Final approval to arrive on new council’s desk at their first meeting on Nov. 8

Tofino’s municipal council is set to receive a raise following the recommendations of a Council Remuneration Advisory Group. (Westerly file photo)
The District of Tofino plans to investigate potential upgrades to its outdoor courts while pursuing an indoor recreation facility. (Westerly file photo)

Tofino investigates recreation upgrades while pursuing indoor facility

Work considered for town’s pickleball courts

The District of Tofino plans to investigate potential upgrades to its outdoor courts while pursuing an indoor recreation facility. (Westerly file photo)
Warren Barr and Lily Verney-Downey smile at the bar of their Pluvio Restaurant, recently named Canada’s best fine dining restaurant by TripAdvisor. Andrew Bailey photo

Ucluelet restaurant named Canada’s best fine dining experience

Pluvio tops TripAdvisor’s Best of the Best Awards

Warren Barr and Lily Verney-Downey smile at the bar of their Pluvio Restaurant, recently named Canada’s best fine dining restaurant by TripAdvisor. Andrew Bailey photo
Warren Barr and Lily Verney-Downey smile at the bar of their Pluvio Restaurant, which was recently named Canada’s best fine dining restaurantby TripAdvisor. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Ucluelet restaurant named Canada’s best fine dining experience

Pluvio tops TripAdvisor’s Best of the Best Awards

Warren Barr and Lily Verney-Downey smile at the bar of their Pluvio Restaurant, which was recently named Canada’s best fine dining restaurantby TripAdvisor. (Andrew Bailey photo)
The West Coast’s anticipated public transit service has stalled. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Transit plan stalls in Tofino-Ucluelet

Alberni Clayoquot Regional District looking for alternatives as public transit plan hits speed bump

The West Coast’s anticipated public transit service has stalled. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Dry weather forces water restrictions in Tofino

District announces Stage 2 restrictions

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Tofino’s councillor candidates, back row from left, Ali Sawyer, Sarah Sloman, Al Anderson and John Enns, front row from left, Tom Stere, Kat Thomas and Duncan McMaster at an Oct. 4 forum hosted by the Tofino Chamber of Commerce. Thomas beat out Enns by just two votes to secure the final spot in Saturday’s election. (Westerly file photo)

Tofino elects new council with historically low voter turnout

“I would suspect that is a record low turnout,” said Tofino’s acclaimed mayor Dan Law

Tofino’s councillor candidates, back row from left, Ali Sawyer, Sarah Sloman, Al Anderson and John Enns, front row from left, Tom Stere, Kat Thomas and Duncan McMaster at an Oct. 4 forum hosted by the Tofino Chamber of Commerce. Thomas beat out Enns by just two votes to secure the final spot in Saturday’s election. (Westerly file photo)
Vaida Siga is the new director of Area C. (Submitted photo)

Vaida Siga elected to represent Area C on Regional District Board

Siga secures 46 votes in Saturday’s election, besting fellow candidate Saya Masso’s 18 votes

Vaida Siga is the new director of Area C. (Submitted photo)
Marilyn McEwen is Ucluelet’s new mayor. (Photo courtesy of Marilyn McEwen)

Marilyn McEwen elected mayor of Ucluelet

Longtime volunteer expresses gratitude for town’s support

Marilyn McEwen is Ucluelet’s new mayor. (Photo courtesy of Marilyn McEwen)