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Tofino mourns sudden loss of municipal councillor and community champion

Longtime resident Dorothy Baert died on Wednesday.

Confirmed case of Parvovirus could spread through Tofino-Ucluelet puppy population

“We need to keep this contained and the animals within communities need to stay at home.”

Construction continues on Pacific Rim National Park Reserve’s $51M trail

Path through Park Reserve will link Tofino and Ucluelet.

CO’s call off efforts to trap bear who attacked North Island man

Woss man recuperating after incident on remote logging road

Tofino graduate credits family and community after receiving $40K scholarship

“I would not be here and I would not be the person I am without my community.”

Ministers, MLA Malcolmson tackle Coast’s plastic pollution

“British Columbians are very aware of plastic pollution and they want us to do something about it.”

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Rescued fur seal released in Ucluelet
Fish farm protest in Tofino
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Tofino and Ucluelet receive $300K for emergency planning projects

Each receives $150,000 from the Union of B.C. Municipalities’ Community Emergency Preparedness Fund.

Atleo Air pilot douses brush fire near Tofino

“The thought of losing that side of the valley to a fire was the motivation for Jason and for me.”

Tofino expands summer bus service

Two buses will run every half-hour between 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. from June 28-Sept. 15.

Does Alberni-Clayoquot have enough child care spaces?

The ACRD is developing a regional child care plan and wants to hear from parents, providers

VIDEO: Rescued fur seal released in Ucluelet

Employees of Mowi salmon farm near Hardwicke Island saw animal floating sideways and unable to dive

Employee housing solution for Ucluelet Harbour Seafoods debated

“This is desperation for us trying to find some temporary housing in a [town] that we need it badly.”

Outcry for wild salmon builds in Tofino

About 30 vessels join in first-ever flotilla for the protection of wild salmon.

Ucluelet’s Thornton Creek Hatchery to release 700,000 salmon

“The fish are oversubscribed, numbers are down, threats are more and we’ve got to take it seriously.”

Speed bumps ahead in Ucluelet

“We’re all dropping off kids and it’s frightening the speed that everybody’s going through there.”

Tofino police move into new $10 million detachment

“We’re super excited to be moving into the new space,” Cpl. Stu Hert told the Westerly News.

Toquaht Nation opens new marina in Barkley Sound near Ucluelet

“Our journey, our choice, our future. That is what we as a Maa-nulth Treaty Nation have taken on.”

Tofino approves permit for cannabis production facility

Tofino Harvest Company earns two-year permit for town’s first commercial cannabis production facility

Tofino picks two frontrunners for pot shop permits

Retail cannabis in Tofino beginning to shake out as council continues to grind through process.