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Vancouver Island mom enters Maxim Cover Girl contest for daughter’s sake

Grand prize money would help with costs of 10-year-old daughter’s spinal surgery

Map tracks GPS-equipped bald eagles throughout B.C.

Residents are able to get a glimpse into the daily life of a bald eagle

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Evidence of WWII’s impacts on Tofino and Ucluelet remains 75 years after D-Day

As the scene of the only direct attack on Canadian soil, Tofino-Ucluelet was deeply affected by WWII

Time capsule found in wall of White Rock church slated for demolition

‘Opportunity to say goodbye to First United’ set for Sunday

Tofino and Ucluelet geared up to ‘Go By Bike’ this week

A week’s worth of bicycle-based festivities will run from May 27 to June 2.

Tofino museum hosts Japanese Heritage Walking Tours this weekend

Tours will be running May 25 and 26, departing at 10 a.m. from the Tofino Clayoquot Heritage Museum.

  • May 24, 2019

Improve your life and theirs, adopt a cat from the BC SPCA

The BC SPCA holds an adult cat adoption promotion

Port Alberni’s RE/MAX Ride the Rim cyclists pedal into Ucluelet

“I did it for the children and for the love of the sport.”

Surfrider cheers ocean friendly businesses in Tofino and Ucluelet

Surfrider Pacific Rim is pushing for an ocean friendly, plastic-free, peninsula.

B.C. SPCA reminds public to travel safely with pets this summer

“We recommend that pets are kept inside the vehicle in a secured crate or restrained with a dog seatbelt.”

Clayoquot Biosphere Trust awards $20,000 grant to migrating shorebird research in Tofino

Results will help understand the impact of human disturbance on Tofino’s migratory bird populations.

Westerly News reader survey offers chance at $5,000 cash prize

It’s as simple as logging on to www.WesterlyNews.ca/contests to get started.

  • May 4, 2019

Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News receives Ma Murray Excellence Award

Publisher Peter McCully awarded a “Silver Quill” for 25 years service in the newspaper industry.

  • May 2, 2019

VIDEO: Tofino hosts fourth annual Emergency Preparedness Fair

The community rocked its fourth annual High Ground Hike and Emergency Preparedness Fair on April 27.

B.C. honours Tofino’s Maureen Fraser

A timely sugar craving played an integral role in shaping Tofino’s future roughly 40 years ago.

Pug life: B.C. town boasts waggish list of dog names

Freedom-of-information request lists most ‘pupular’ dog names registered in White Rock

Ucluelet Co-op teams up with Food Bank on the Edge

The food bank’s Chowder Chow Down fundraiser was cancelled along with the Pacific Rim Whale Festival.

United Way opens grants to help charities tackle social issues

Charities north of the Malahat can apply for grants $2,000 to $20,000

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