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Ucluelet police keeping an eye out for high drivers

“We’ve always watched for it. We’ve always enforced it. So, really, it’s status quo in that regard.”

New wind warning for most of Vancouver Island

Forecasters are calling for strong winds up to 90km/h for some areas

  • Dec 14, 2018

Mount Washington opening for winter season this weekend

The resort’s original opening day was delayed due to lack of snow

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Baby, it’s nasty outside: wind and rain will continue across Vancouver Island

Police warn drivers and pedestrians to use precaution during expected rain and winds

Extreme Wave Advisory issued for Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Dangerous waves, strong currents and upper-shoreline flooding expected for Tofino-Ucluelet area

Vancouver Island man runs 500 km for anti-trophy hunting campaign

The 13-day run saw Giordano Corlazzoli run nearly a marathon a day

Trapped humpback whale freed from salmon farm near Tofino

“All of these problems could be solved by the farms moving onto land and getting out of the ocean.”

UPDATE: Ucluelet police locate missing man

Ucluelet police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 29-year-old.

Salmon runs produce highs and lows on Vancouver Island this year

Chinook salmon did particularly well on the Island this year

No NDP challengers for Sheila Malcolmson in Nanaimo

Resigning MP will be confirmed next week as B.C. NDP’s nominee for Nanaimo MLA

Environment Canada issues wind warning to much of Vancouver Island

‘Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring,’ says forecaster

Upset student causes safety plan to be enacted at Island Elementary School

Child’s behaviour results in students being held in classrooms until order restored

Strong winds expected to hit north, west Vancouver Island: Environment Canada

Environment Canada said southeast winds will reach speeds of 70 to 90 kilometres per hour

Property assessments to rise again on Vancouver Island

Some areas could see their assessments spike as much as 20 per cent

Wet snow, rain expected on Vancouver Island this weekend

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement on Dec. 7

MP Gord Johns’ ocean plastics motion passes unanimously

M-151 calls for a national framework for elimination of plastic pollition

  • Dec 5, 2018

Off-road vehicles caught in sensitive B.C. wildlife habitats to net $575 fine

Areas include all BC Parks and southern mountain caribou habitats

First Nations ecosystem service fee in the works for Tofino

Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks Allies program enters trial year.

Bear cub rescued near Tofino dies in tragic strangulation accident at recovery centre

Unfortunately he had managed to get his head and neck tightly ensnared in a small rope handle.