Local News

Labour pains: cheap help is hard to find on Vancouver Island

Big Read: high demand for workers, lack of affordable living mean imperfect storm for businesses

Search for mariners who capsized near Tofino turned over to RCMP

“Our thoughts are with the loved ones of the missing.”

Power outage leaves Tofino and Ucluelet in the dark

BC Hydro says it was caused by a transmission circuit failure

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Lost tortoise returns in Ucluelet
Porsche club visits Ucluelet
Ucluelet hatchery hosts Adopt A Baby Salmon Day
Earth Day in Tofino

Casino workers petition BCLC for fairness

Workers rallying at BCLC offices today

Crash leaves SUV dangling in Ucluelet parkade

“I asked if the airbag went off, he said no.”

React fast, react smart: police officers hold lives in their hands

Big Read: In the moment, do you make the decision to shoot— or not?

Vancouver Island ‘ground zero’ for ocean plastics issue: MP

Courtenay-Alberni MP hosts World Oceans Day event in Parksville

NIWRA cares for bear orphaned near Tofino

Couple rescues cub found trying to nurse off dead mother

UPDATE: Major Crime Unit takes over investigation into missing men last seen in Ucluelet

The disappearance of Daniel Archbald and Ryan Daley has been deemed suspicious.

Vancouver Island intern revealed to be mysterious legislative doodler

Non-partisan intern Zoé Duhaime came forward as the illustrator behind popular Twitter account

Developer proposes village of tiny homes in Ucluelet

Ukee’s council talked tiny homes, a potential museum, Spring Cleanup Day’s mess and community forest.

When parents kill: A look at B.C. cases and the minds behind them

Big read: A look at filicide cases on Vancouver Island and why they happen

Tofino and Ucluelet prepare for cannabis legislation

Tofino’s municipal council has passed a new bylaw to keep public areas smoke-free.

Search continues for two missing men last seen in Ucluelet

Police are following up on “multiple tips per-day” coming in from across Vancouver Island.

Cougar kills house cat in Ucluelet

“You should not have your cats outside anywhere, but certainly not in Ucluelet or Tofino.”

Rescued eagle could be released in Ucluelet this fall

“He was hissing and snapping one-inch branches with his talons like it was nothing.”