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Vancouver Island man gets 18 months for sexually abusing 2 young girls

Victim confused and has trouble sleeping after Bolderson’s crimes.

Tofino, Ucluelet and Port Alberni call for emergency phones on Hwy. 4 after crash

“It’s not one mayor or one community, it’s going to be regional.”

Outgoing councillors plan to remain active in Tofino

“One can have almost as much effect acting effectively as a citizen as one can as a councillor.”

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Gender equity closer on Vancouver Island councils

Islanders elected 42 per cent women to their councils this fall.

  • Oct 30, 2018

Tofino prohibits smoking pot in public spaces

“The goal is not, in any way ever, to generate revenue through bylaws.”

Another earthquake registered off coast of Vancouver Island

The 4.0 earthquake comes one week after multiple quakes shook the same region

Wind warning in effect for northern and eastern Vancouver Island

Strong winds up to 90 km/hr expected along exposed coastal areas this afternoon and evening

Sea lice outbreak shuts down Tofino salmon farm

“The company made the difficult decision to humanely euthanize the fish.”

Sea lion shot in Ucluelet euthanized at Vancouver Aquarium

“He wasn’t responding to treatment, and his condition had taken a significant downturn.”

Woman found dead in Ucluelet harbour

A 50 year-old woman was found dead in the waters around Ucluelet’s Whiskey Dock on Oct. 19.

Roadkill counts rising on Vancouver Island

ICBC recorded 2,200 animal-related crashes on Vancouver Island in 2017

Sandra Leslie ready to lobby for Tofino and Ucluelet schools

“Thanks very much to all the people who voted for me and please feel free to give me your ideas.”

Vancouver Island seniors to receive funding for day programs

$75M part of ongoing effots to support seniors, adults with disabilities to continue living at home

GoFundMe for children of Ben Kilmer steadily rising

Cobble Hill man misisng since May found last week in remote area outside of Duncan

UPDATED: Family confirms Ben Kilmer found dead

Authorities say his remains were found by a hiker, and foul play has been ruled out

Tofino council approves pay increase

“Perception wise, it will not look good. We will face some flak.”

Island Health encourages sexual assault survivors to #TrustYourself

New social media campaign urges survivors of sexual assault to seek medical care

DFO investigating shooting of sea lion in Ucluelet

“This is clearly a serious animal welfare issue.”

Steelhead, Huu-ay-aht submit plans for Kwispaa LNG Project

Total plan would cost $10 billion, last 25 years

UPDATED: Mayco Noel voted Ucluelet’s new mayor

“I’m delighted. I’m overwhelmed, emotional and I’m just ecstatic.”