Jackie Carmichael

Shop West Coast and give gift that keeps on giving

Hey, Santa: Yeah, you! It's that time again. Christmas shopping season done…

Cougars stalking prey in Ucluelet

Cougars have been visible around Ucluelet in recent weeks.What appears to be…

Suzuki’s grandson to show film in Tofino

The protest action at Burnaby Mountain is attracting the Tofino environmental groups.Dan…

Bomb threat closes Ucluelet Co-Op, hobbles local commute

   A bomb threat closed the Ucluelet Co-Op store and hobbled downtown traffic…

Famous artist Ken Kirkby, painting headline Pacific Rim Arts Society AGM Sunday

 A luminary on the Canadian art scene has upped the ante on…

Tofino municipal debate lively, well-attended

EDITOR'S NOTE: At Tofino's election debate for council candidates on Thursday evening,…

Missing Jamie: Collins family helps others in wake of loss

A trail of lit smiling pumpkins welcoming motorists to the West Coast…

Bear killed after hatchery ‘incident’

A Ucluelet bear was killed last week after a tourist reported an…

Wager’s on: Tofino vs. Smithers, for a song

In the battle of the votes, it's Tofino vs. Smithers, and the…

Toquaht First Nation hosts 7th Annual Traditional Foods Conference in Ucluelet

  A unique opportunity to explore indigenous tastes is happening Friday, Oct. 24…

Alberta labour minister came within feet of Ottawa gunman

“Surreal.”That’s how Alberta Labour Minister Ric McIver described coming within feet of…

Infrastructure decisions are as important as water

"Thousands have lived without love, not one without water."-W. H. Auden We…

Tofino team checks out Mount Polley dam break aftermath

A West Coast team that travelled to the scene of the Mount…

Tourism Tofino surf campaign wins multi-media award

Multi-media savvy earned Tourism Tofino's 2013 "Get Your Surf On" campaign top…

The Wood Speaks: Festival blossoms at Shore Pier

Carving on the Edge Festival continues through Sunday, Sept. 14. Showcasing the…

Hesquiaht’s 1-room school dream assignment for new teacher

For teaching with a challenge, check out a tiny one-room school with…

Return of the Wolf: Hometown boy makes good (music)

A native son came home to Ucluelet on Saturday, bringing his Celtic…

Paws for a Cause set for Sunday at N. Chesterman

Ready! Set! Leash! It's time for the second annual Paws for a…

Owners of troubled canine step up to help injured pup, tell about dog’s sad background

The owners of a dog that attacked a visitor's Labrador retriever are…

Pacific Rim Hospice to mark 20th year with event at LBGC Sept. 12

Happy 20th birthday to a special local organization.The Pacific Rim Hospice Society…