Andrew Bailey

Tofino reopens skate park, basketball courts and tennis courts

Tofino tiptoed towards recreational normalcy on Friday.

UPDATED: Tofino-Ucluelet highway reopens after three-hour closure

Road reopened around 2:30 p.m. on Friday.

Tofino launches two COVID-19 task forces

Council approves Mayor’s Economic Recovery Task Force and Mayor’s Community Health Task Force.

Tofino artist creates colouring pages to splash creativity into self-isolation

Lizzie Snow is helping self-isolators battle the doldrums of social distancing.

Tofino honours prominent animal advocate with Volunteer Recognition Award

James Rodgers co-founded the Coastal Animal Rescue and Education Network in 2012.

UPDATED: Semi-trailer tips over near Ucluelet

Crews were working on removing the semi on Saturday morning

Tofino considers building more “equitable” economy as part of COVID-19 recovery

Council holds town’s first-ever public meeting conducted entirely through online video app Zoom.

Tofino and Ucluelet keeping residents active and connected while social distancing

“A lot of this is about togetherness, but it’s also maintaining frameworks.”

Blasting debris again shuts down highway connecting Tofino-Ucluelet to rest of Vancouver Island

DriveBC is reporting that the road is expected to reopen at 5 p.m.

UPDATED: Tofino-Ucluelet highway reopens after blasting debris causes five-hour closure

The highway was closed from around noon to 4:50 p.m.

Ucluelet researcher scouring region for fish ears

Micah Quindazzi is asking West Coast fishers and ocean observers to lend him their ears.

COVID-19: Ucluelet food bank ready for swell of new clients

“We’re missing out on a lot of tourism money right now; a lot. Ukee is going to take a big hit.”

Tofino hires new manager of financial services

“We are very excited to have Laura join our Financial Services team.”

New gym project looks unlikely for Tofino

A new indoor recreation facility looks to have fallen off Tofino’s horizon.

Ucluelet’s generosity helps Easter spirit thrive

“It’s a palpable feeling for sure and the demonstration of compassion and generosity is overwhelming.”

Tofino and Ucluelet add polystyrene to plastic ban

Plastic straws will now be allowed when requested.

Timeline pushed back for Tofino-Ucluelet highway construction project

Ucluelet mayor Mayco Noel said the ministry’s announcement came as “no surprise.”