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Island pot smokers won’t be allowed to light up on the ski hill

Mount Washington maintains smoke-free policy in light of marijuana legalization

Fall-ing for unseasonably warm weather on Vancouver Island

Environment Canada forecast calls for sunshine through weekend

Ucluelet mayor thanks team at last meeting

Dianne St. Jacques is not running for re-election this month.

VIDEO: Rescued eagle released in Ucluelet

“I’m very confident that he’s going to make it. He’s done very well.”

Island Corridor Foundation to hold public meetings around Island

First meeting to held in Duncan on Nov. 7

  • Oct 14th, 2018

Q&A with candidates for Electoral Area C and SD70

What is the most pressing election issue and what sets you apart from the other candidates?

  • Oct 12th, 2018
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Major fish processing plant in Ucluelet
New York drops part of criminal case against Harvey Weinstein
Money laundering probe
AFN national chief suggests moving Trans Mountain pipeline route

North Islanders call for cell service in gaping Island Highway hole

With a few exceptions, service mostly non-existent between Campbell River and Port McNeill

UPDATE: Sea lion rescued in Ucluelet suffering from gunshot to the head

“It does look like there’s some pretty serious metal density in his skull.”

Tofino’s candidates for mayor introduce themselves at forum

“Tofino is an amazing place. You can’t really describe it; you can only live it.”

Ucluelet’s mayoral candidates respond to concerns at forum

With Dianne St. Jacques not seeking re-election, Ucluelet is headed for change.

VIDEO: Advanced Voting Day in Ucluelet

“I voted because I really love this community and I’m really passionate about Ucluelet.”

Q&A with Tofino’s candidates for mayor

The Westerly News asked each candidate what sets them apart.

  • Oct 9th, 2018

Driver OK after truck crashes into trees in Tofino

The crash occurred around 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

BC Ferries wants five new ships

Sights set on Canadian shipyards to build vessels for local routes

Extreme Wave Advisory issued for Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Parks Canada expects enormous waves to come crashing in around Tofino and Ucluelet.

Tofino’s municipal candidates make their pitch at forum

Residents will vote in an Oct. 10 Advanced Voting Day and an Oct. 20 General Voting Day.

Expect unpredictable road conditions this long weekend, says ICBC

On average, four people are killed and 650 people are injured in 2,100 crashes in B.C. this weekend

UPDATE: Stolen boat recovered in Tofino

Couple was visiting Nova Scotia when vessel was taken.

Ucluelet mayor and council candidates face off next week

“We’re excited that there’s so many people running for council and mayor.”