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Illegal dumping a bane on Ucluelet’s backroads

Surfrider and the Central Westcoast Forest Society host a ‘Backroads Clean Up’ around Kennedy Lake.

Concern over student vaping grows in Vancouver Island schools

Island Health officer says parents and educators have ample reason to be concerned

Cowichan, Sooke, Nanaimo, Victoria, Saanich schools remain closed

Snowfall warning over, Comox, Campbell River, Alberni and Qualicum open

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And the snowiest community on Vancouver Island is…

Black Press reporters break out their tape measures to determine winter warrior bragging rights

Billboard erected between Tofino and Ucluelet shows wolf chewing on plastic bottle

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve installs ‘provocative’ new sign.

UPDATE: Vancouver Island schools and colleges closed Tuesday

WATCH: School superintendent delivers Snow Day message in song

Wounded Warriors Run BC gets ready to hit the road

Local runners aim to raise $100,000 for PTSD-related programs, supports

VIDEO: New housing in Tofino made from shipping containers

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations reveal unique housing complex

Can pot farming save Vancouver Island agriculture?

Nanaimo suggests easing ALR rules to help farmers augment their income with cannabis

ICBC lowball injury offers aren’t driving up court costs, ministry says

B.C. auto insurance monopoly struggling with rising legal, settlement costs

Cullen calls federal ruling a “huge win for wild salmon”

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP disappointed it took a federal court to change DFO policy on farmed salmon

Former longtime Port McNeill Mayor Gerry Furney has passed away

Furney, who was 85 years old, served as mayor for the Town of Port McNeill for 39 years.

Island Health launches needle-awareness campaign

Encourages support of local needle-recovery efforts

VIDEO: Tofino wolf sighting awes AdventureSmart coordinator

Be prepared to encounter wildlife in Tofino, Ucluelet and the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.

Food Bank on the Edge Society asks for new facility

“It’s gonna fall apart soon. It’s in major levels of disrepair.”

Tofino gymnasium cost estimate jumps to $10 million

“As you were, I was very shocked at the overall cost of this project at $10 million.”