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Ucluelet man recovering after bat bite, possible rabies exposure

Gilbert Deforge was enjoying a late-night fire with friends when he suddenly felt a burning pain

Ucluelet council declines pot shop application

A public hearing is planned for a second application.

Tofino council rejects new liquor store

“We have a severe alcohol problem on the West Coast here.”

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Ucluelet talks pot shops

Two applications are being considered as cannabis retailers.

Crew keeps worried mother at bay while rescuing entangled baby humpback near Ucluelet

“These animals are massive, they’re powerful and it really is dangerous.”

Alberni School District considers three name changes

Neill Elementary, Ucluelet Secondary and school district identified for new names

Alberni School District considers three name changes

Neill Elementary, Ucluelet Secondary and school district need new names

Island Health officer confirms mumps cluster on West Coast

Less than five cases of the mumps virus have been reported in the Tofino-Ucluelet area.

Tofino set for Nov. 2 municipal byelection

Byelection to fill the council seat left vacant by sudden and shocking death of Coun. Dorothy Baert.

One person dead in Highway 4 collision on Vancouver Island

Highway 4 was closed for several hours following crash

More than 20 kilometres of Highway 4 closed after crash near Cameron Lake

Motorists advised of head-on crash, highway closed for hours

UPDATED: Search for missing senior near Ucluelet ends in tragedy

Felix (Terry) Morgan, 71, was staying with family in Macoah and was last seen on Sept. 3

Ottawa commits $8M to ghost gear retrieval

“A lot of birds, seals, crab and even our fish get entangled in ghost fishing gear.”

Beach fire ban debate reignited in Tofino

“It makes it feel like not a pristine place at all.”

Surfrider volunteers clean up Broken Group Islands near Ucluelet

“We cleaned up a very small portion of B.C.’s coastline, but retrieved a mountain of plastic.”

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve urges drivers to slow down between Tofino and Ucluelet

“Motorists must adhere to posted speed limits on all public roadways.”

Truck seized after fatal Parksville hit-and-run

Black Ford F-250 currently under examination by investigators

UPDATED: Crane truck tips onto two condominiums in Nanaimo

All eight units evacuated, no reports of injuries