Local News

Vancouver Island’s current COVID-19 case count officially hits zero

Of the 130 recorded Island Health cases, five people have died, 125 recovered

Alberni Valley, West Coast First Nations gather to remember woman fatally shot by police

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council requests an independent investigation

Search and rescue crews help locate 62-year-old Nanoose Bay mountain biker

RCMP: Man got lost on trail and did right thing by calling for assistance

UPDATE: Highway 4 reopens after police incident near Port Alberni

Highway between Port Alberni and the West Coast was briefly closed in both directions

B.C.’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics goes virtual

The annual event partnering RCMP with Special Olympians is dramatically altered by COVID-19

Vancouver Island school principal mourns family killed during U.S. protests

Jelks says he’s grateful for the outpouring of support from the community in the wake of this tragedy

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Pacific Rim National Park Reserve issues wolf advisory

Frequent sightings reported around Long Beach area.

Ucluelet releases COVID-19 Recovery Plan

Part of the recovery plan involves deploying three district staff as COVID-19 Community Monitors

Tofino mayor urges “kindness” as tourism reopens

“Health and safety matters to everyone.”

UPDATED: Pacific Rim National Park Reserve welcomes visitors back

The Park Reserve shut down on March 18 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Accident, downed power lines closes Highway 4 west of Port Alberni

Detour is available near Hector Road as BC Hydro crews work to restore power

District of Tofino slashes spending and taxation due to COVID-19

Expected tax increase transformed into 19 per cent decrease.

Construction work begins on seismic upgrades at Ucluelet Secondary School

The first phase of the $45 million project involves levelling an area for the new academic block

Tofino fisher delivers big donation to volunteer firefighters

“There are a lot of people without work right now.”

Wolf fights dog in Tofino, prompting warning from WildSafeBC coordinator

“It took the owner intervening to break up the scrap and chase the wolf off.”

Tsunami siren testing in Ucluelet on Wednesday, May 20 starting at 9:30 a.m.

District siren testing may last on and off until the afternoon