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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.

DFO declares Swiftsure and LaPerouse Banks critical habitats for killer whales

“When it comes to British Columbia’s killer whales, the world is certainly watching.”

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2019 Tofino and Ucluelet Polar Swims
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60,000 still without power; wind warning continues across Vancouver Island

Winds expected to ease by Saturday afternoon and into overnight

Hydro hopes to have power restored in Tofino by Sunday

“There’s a lot of damage in Tofino that needs repairing.”

Power restored in Ucluelet, outage continues in Tofino

“We’re very grateful for all the hard work the BC Hydro and Public Works crews are providing.”

Highway 4 reopens between Qualicum and west coast

Crews deal with washout at Kennedy Lake; power still out in Tofino, Ucluelet

More than 90,000 remain without power on Vancouver Island

BC Hydro working around the clock in the wake of most severe windstorm in years

Highway 4 closed east and west of Port Alberni

Numerous trees, power lines cut off west coast communities

Multiple power outages across Vancouver Island

Thousands without power in Port Alberni throughout the Pacific Rim

UPDATE: BC Ferries cancels 80 sailings amid wind storm

Stormy weather is to blame for cancellations between Tsawwassen, Swartz Bay, Departure Bay and Horseshoe Bay

Fundraising venture underway for Island girl injured in 2016 knife attack

Janelle Guyatt still enduring surgery to repair nerve damage two and a half years later

Tofino police searching for missing woman

Vicky Lea Anderson was last seen at the Tofino Hostel on Dec. 9.

Price at Vancouver Island pumps not expected to decrease until after Boxing Day

Closure of US pipeline, weather affected barges are factors in the fluctuating price

Barkley Community Forest nets $1M for Ucluelet

Ucluelet council briefs for Dec. 11 meeting.

More wind storms to hit Vancouver Island, expected to taper off for Christmas Day

Another special weather statement in effect for evening of Dec. 19

Construction on road to Tofino and Ucluelet takes a break for the holidays

“The road has been restored to two way traffic flow through the construction zone.”

Descoteau’s mother, girlfriend reflect on tribulations of murder trial in Island city

Friends a strong support system in getting through testimony details