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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.

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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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VIDEO: Tofino celebrates annual Easter Egg Hunt

Ucluelet’s event scheduled for Big Beach on Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

Waste not: Kootenay brewery leftovers feed the local food chain

Spent grains from the Trail Beer Refinery are donated to local farmers and growers, none go to waste

Cleanup event helps Tofino’s shorebird habitats

“These birds shouldn’t be using plastic and marine debris to build their nests.”

  • Apr 19, 2019

Snowbirds arrive on Vancouver Island for annual spring training

VIDEO: Acrobatic air team back in Comox for annual spring training

B.C. cyclist braking stigma on addiction from coast to coast

Mathew Fee aims at world record for longest distance on BMX bike while sharing his story of recovery

Funding to help Tofino’s seniors ‘age in place’

“Seniors are a vibrant and important part of our community.”

  • Apr 17, 2019

Ucluelet’s weekly drop in youth programs in bloom

“Hopefully the kids will take advantage of it.”

Senior begins Canada-wide bike ride in Tofino

Walter Reich dipped his bike’s back tire into the Pacific Ocean off Tofino’s MacKenzie Beach Friday.

Vargas Island Ranchers at home and at war

Created by Royal BC Museum, this exhibit is at Tofino Clayoquot Heritage Museum until May 12.

  • Apr 10, 2019

VIDEO: ‘Mammoth’ donkeys stand tall at B.C. interior sanctuary

Big animals prove they have a gentle soul, quiet nature

VIDEO: Jersey Day and Green Shirt Day to honour Humboldt Broncos victims

There’s a variety of different clothing to wear to honour victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

Reflecting on whales around Tofino and Ucluelet

The Pacific Rim Whale Festival may have been cancelled, but the whales didn’t get the memo.

  • Apr 1, 2019

Esteemed chef Richard Norwood retires at 55

Norwoods was a breath of fresh air for the small fishing village of Ucluelet when it opened in 2009.

Divers recover over 1,200 kg of debris at Tofino’s First Street Dock

“The problem with the ghost gear is that it keeps fishing.