Nora O'Malley

Tofino health food store Green Soul Organics shuts down

“It was more than just a job. It was a lifestyle.”

Island Health officer confirms mumps cluster on West Coast

Less than five cases of the mumps virus have been reported in the Tofino-Ucluelet area.

Westcoast Inland Search and Rescue seeks new recruits

Open House events on Sept. 10 in Ucluelet and Sept. 11 in Tofino.

Ottawa commits $8M to ghost gear retrieval

“A lot of birds, seals, crab and even our fish get entangled in ghost fishing gear.”

Veteran Tofino firefighter honoured for service

McGinnis earns Volunteer Recognition Award

Surfrider volunteers clean up Broken Group Islands near Ucluelet

“We cleaned up a very small portion of B.C.’s coastline, but retrieved a mountain of plastic.”

Ucluelet approves RVs as temporary housing solution for fish plant workers

“We are hoping for the best. Everybody has to support each other here.”

Ucluelet Chamber of Commerce champions unique staff housing solution

“It was a win-win situation for all of us.”

Youth lead Ucluelet Cemetery nameplate project

Students navigate maps and scour local archives over three years to honour deceased.

Long Beach Open golf tournament this weekend

72 players from all over Vancouver Island hit the links.

North American Indigenous Games athletes get $1.46M boost from provincial government

The 2020 North American Indigenous Games will be hosted in the Mi’kmaq Nation in Halifax July 12-18.

Freemasons donate to LifePak cardiac defibrillator Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade

“The donation from these nice gentlemen is going to carrying on our best patient care.”

Island surfer wins historic medal for Canada

Tofino’s Mathea Dempfle-Olin wins bronze at Pan Am Games

Applications open for West Coast Leadership Vancouver Island course

“I encourage people to step up and take a more leadership role.”

Former Ucluelet Canadian Coast Guard building transferred to Province

“The future here is incredible. The building has so much potential.”

Cougar advisory issued for Hot Springs Cove near Tofino

“I’ve met wolves and I’ve seen bears, but never have I seen a cougar before.”

Surfer spots large shark off Wickaninnish Beach in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

“It came up and did a swoop and then it pulled away like a fighter plane.”

Young Aussie sailors ‘re-framing the face of adventure’

Their single-use plastic free circumnavigation of Vancouver Island began on May 25 in Nanaimo.