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Vancouver Island hosts training exercise ahead of coming wildfire season

Firefighters practise entering and exiting a hovering helicopter

CARE Network to build animal care centre near Tofino-Long Beach Airport

GoFundMe campaign underway to raise funds for materials and kennels.

Vancouver Island teen airlifted after mountain bike crash

14-year-old student released from hospital after incident on Mount Tzouhalem near Duncan

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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

Speeding drivers prompt Park Reserve to upgrade crosswalk between Tofino and Ucluelet

The new crosswalk is expected to cost $100,000 and was scheduled to be completed by March 31.

South Island measles exposures confirmed at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria

Two cases of measles confirmed in Victoria, Island Health warns of hospital exposure

Meet the missing on Vancouver Island

BC RCMP site lists 12 ongoing missing persons investigations, 10 current, two historic

Tofino Co-op shelves plan for new pharmacy

“Thank you to the board for listening to the people that signed the petition.”

Indigenous youth create monument to language, culture at Alberni event

Culture, language go hand in hand with Gathering Our Voices drum project

Four stranded by surging seas on a rock off Long Beach

Rescue chopper lifts a walker and three boogie boarders to safety after two hours

UPDATED: BC Transit seeks local feedback for potential service between Tofino and Ucluelet

The crown corporation has three open houses scheduled for next week in Tofino, Hitacu and Ucluelet.

Defence says man committed fatal hotel shooting in Nanaimo to protect wife

Brandon Tyler Woody set to learn fate in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo on Wednesday

Video of ‘brutal, shocking and chilling execution’ opens Vancouver Island murder hearing

Sentencing underway for Brandon Woody after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in Nanaimo

Location an issue for food growing project in Tofino

Tofino council declines to commit Bert Demeria Memorial Park.

Inspirational Vancouver Island youngster dies after battle with brain cancer

Kaiden Finley ‘was seriously the strongest 11-year-old’

Protective human chain forms around Victoria mosque for Friday prayer

Islanders stand arm-in-arm to show support in aftermath of New Zealand shootings

Indian Day School students eligible for $10K apiece

Islanders included in settlement package reached with Canada’s federal government

Short list for new gnome home includes Parksville, Coombs

Five potential locations have been chosen by Howard’s owners who will decide Tuesday

Parksville’s mystery cowboy revealed

Kevin Gourlay’s horse garners attention for being ‘parked’ outside a liquor store

Ucluelet releases draft Climate Action Plan

Potential opportunity exists to brand town as a ‘low-carbon tourism leader’.