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Nation mourns Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

HAMILTON - A full regimental funeral was held Tuesday for Cpl. Nathan…

School garden expands

It's not uncommon to see kids at à cole Alberni Elementary School…

Former homeless addict-turned-professor wins national acclaim

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Eric Weissman spent 10 years starting in his…

Why are they running for office?

Tofino Municipal Candidates: In their words, Starts on 6Ucluelet Municipal Candidates: In…

Regional notes

The first time Jeff Cook saw the artwork he did as a…

Comox Valley issues boil water advisory

VANCOUVER; NANAIMO - The Comox Valley Regional District under the direction of…

Online Poll

This week, we asked: What should be done about? local bear attractions…

USS Girls basketball

The USS volleyball season started 3 weeks late, so the girls had…

Broadcaster Jian Gomeshi speaks out about CBC decision to fire him

TORONTO - "Q" radio host Jian Ghomeshi says he has been fired…

Third run-of-river hydro power project starts for Tla-o-qui-aht

A third runof-river hydro development project for the Tla-o-qui-aht was announced last…

What’s On Around Town

This week's assortment of entertainment and cultural offerings looks pretty varied. Movie-goers,…

FIrsthand account of community garden success on West Coast

The community garden is a project that has been ongoing since about…

Warning issued after report of men trying to lure boy

NANAIMO - Vancouver Island Newsmedia GroupPolice in Nanaimo have issued a public…

Man seriously injured in Gold River knife fight

An alcohol-fuelled knife fight in Gold River Saturday night left one man…

Mud yields clues to climate change, Vic’s water

Layered in ancient mud below Sooke Lake's surface and deposited as carbon…

West Coast Calendar – See What’s On, Page 13 for entertainment events

15 WEDNESDAYPreschool Play Group, 10am-noon, Tofino Community Hall.Seniors Social Afternoons, 1:30-4pm, Tofino…

Last week’s results:

In last week's online Westerlynews.ca poll, 22% said we should give striking…

Gord Johns enters race for NDP nomination in new federal riding

The Westerly News A familiar face to many West Coast residents, Gord…

Two decades of sunshine caring

The Westerly News In 2014, Pacific Rim Hospice Society celebrates two decades…

This week’s Westerly News online poll:

Let your voice be heard! Tell us what you think! One way…