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B.C. dangerous offender in court for violating no-contact order, sends letter to victim

Wayne Belleville was shocked to see a letter addressed to him from his shooter, Ronald Teneycke

Extreme waves and king tides expected around Tofino and Ucluelet this weekend

Extreme wave hazard warning at the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.

Second fatal crash occurs in Alberni Valley

Traffic on Highway 4 is being re-routed as investigators are en route

  • Jan 15, 2019

Fireworks ignite ire in Ucluelet

“What does it take to actually have your bylaws enforced?”

Windstorm blows in a December record for cancelled BC Ferries sailings

BC Ferries reports 50 per cent increase over the previous December high

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2019 Tofino and Ucluelet Polar Swims
Ucluelet Aquarium survey microplastics
Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle
Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences

Baby Jesus stolen from Parksville church

Roman Catholic Church of the Ascension’s replica goes missing from nativity scene

Parks cleanups and closures continue on Vancouver Island in wake of windstorm

Damage assessment underway due to fallen trees, hanging debris

  • Jan 10, 2019

Boat trailers clogging Tofino field’s parking lot

“As of this morning, there are probably 14 trailers parked in that location.”

Snowfall warning for parts of Vancouver Island

Up to 20 cm possible for inland areas of the Island

Parvovirus puts absence of veterinarian in Tofino and Ucluelet under microscope

Puppy from near Ucluelet treated in Nanaimo after contracting highly contagious canine disease.

Duke Point ferry terminal will be closed for one weekend this month

Jan. 26-27 sailings will continue to operate on a Tsawwassen-Departure Bay route

Someone in Nanaimo is a $1-million Lotto 6/49 winner

No one matches all six numbers, so guaranteed $1 million prize awarded

All runs open at Mount Washington

All 81 Alpine ski runs operating, as are all Nordic trails

Tofino and Ucluelet’s top news stories of 2018

The past year brought celebration, triumphs and tragedies to the West Coast.

  • Jan 5, 2019

UPDATED: Rain and wind warnings continue for Vancouver Island

Winter storm season on B.C.’s wild west coast with up to 100mm of rain falling across the Island

Tourist claims Tofino’s beaches have ‘gone to the dogs’

“As a former dog owner, I am appalled by the behaviour here. It’s the Wild West!”

WATCH: 2019 Tofino and Ucluelet Polar Bear Swims

West Coasters dive into the New Year with a chilly ocean swim.

Electrical fire displaces Ucluelet family over holidays

Community steps up with generous donations to revive Christmas spirit.