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Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade welcomes new Chief

Ucluelet council briefs for May 14 meeting.

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve investigating after sea lion found shot in the head

Animal is believed to have been killed somewhere between Ucluelet and Tofino

Tofino council plans apology for 1947 motion to ‘exclude Orientals’

The apology will take place at 4:30 p.m. on May 28 in the Clayoquot Sound Community Theatre.

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

Tofino approves 48% tax increase over next five years

Tofino’s municipal council officially adopted its new five-year financial plan last week.

Hundreds call for a clean energy future at Hands Across the Sand event in Tofino

Surfrider Pacific Rim and Friends of Clayoquot Sound team up to host the peaceful gathering

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Hands Across the Sand 2019
Honourable Lisa Beare announces changes to RMI funding in Tofino
Tribal Parks 35th anniversary celebration
Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks

Ucluelet police promote Crime Stoppers

“Ucluelet is a young family town and we’d like to keep it that way.”

Water restrictions hit Tofino

“The more that we can do to conserve water, the more risk is reduced.”

Drag racers cancel Alberni’s Thunder in the Valley for 2019

Organizers make last-minute decision after regional district denies airport for venue

Ucluelet First Nation elects new Legislature

“We have to reevaluate where we’re going.”

UPDATED: Boil water advisory ends in Tofino

Town’s chlorination system reportedly failed overnight.

  • May 13, 2019

Tonal stolen from Comox Valley Disc Golf contains former caretaker’s ashes

On April 22, Comox Valley Disc Golf reported a theft of their…

  • May 13, 2019

UPDATED: Van catches fire in Ucluelet

“It took probably five minutes and that thing was just engulfed in flames.”

Free public Wi-Fi arrives at Tofino General Hospital

The Tofino General Hospital Foundation has committed to cover the service’s annual operating cost.

Officials hope to resolve E&N rail dispute as court date looms

Snaw-Naw-As First Nation wants rail land back, court hearing set for May 13

UPDATED: Hitacu man wants wolf that attacked his dog to be killed

Pet owners in Tofino and Ucluelet urged to be wary of predators

Tofino police say fines are coming to bicyclists without helmets or ignoring stop signs

“There’s big concerns with ignoring stop signs and not wearing helmets.”

Motorcyclist dies following head-on collision in Bowser

Police say driver of other vehicle being investigated for impaired driving

Tofino and Ucluelet host Tourism Minister

Both beach resort towns receive a major funding boost to support year-round tourism.