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Artist and executive director of PRAS Kelly Deakin flashes a heart symbol beside her wood mural ‘Community Strong’. (Westerly File photo)

GIVING BACK COLUMN: What the heck is PRAS?

Pacific Rim Arts Society is one of the longest standing Arts organization in British Columbia

  • May 22, 2022

 

Ucluelet Fire Rescue (UFR) member Dan Lehr tosses a pancake beside veteran volunteer firefighter Alan Anderson (who came out of retirement to help with the event!) (Jen McLeod Photos)

PHOTOS: Porsche Club tours Ucluelet, raises funds for local Fire Rescue

The Porsche Club of America Vancouver Island Region was zipping around Ucluelet…

 

Ucluelet Secondary School Warriors Ultimate Frisbee team won the 2022 Vancouver Island Champions on May 9 in Victoria. (Jennifer Rhodes photo)

Ucluelet Secondary School Warriors heading to Ultimate Frisbee provincials

The young team will travel to Surrey for BC’s Ultimate High School Provincial Championships on May 26

 

The interior of Ucluelet resident Katharine Fleming’s van was demolished on Friday morning when a bear became trapped inside and desperately tried to break its way out. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Bear destroys vehicle in Ucluelet after getting trapped inside

A black bear became trapped inside a vehicle and obliterated the interior before being freed

The interior of Ucluelet resident Katharine Fleming’s van was demolished on Friday morning when a bear became trapped inside and desperately tried to break its way out. (Andrew Bailey photo)
Rachelle Cole and Rick Geddes were both thrilled to earn a seat on this year’s 25th annual Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock ride. (Photo submitted)

Ucluelet riders ready for life changing Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock experience

Rachelle Cole and Rick Geddes team up to raise funds for paediatric cancer research

Rachelle Cole and Rick Geddes were both thrilled to earn a seat on this year’s 25th annual Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock ride. (Photo submitted)
Ucluelet Rotary Club supporters Jeff Anderson, front, Charley Ballantyne, Dennis Morgan, Chris Johnston, and Mark Salewski clean up the potential site of Ucluelet’s disc golf course on Saturday. (Submitted photo)

Support for Ucluelet disc golf course gains traction

After two years of discussion, Ucluelet Rotary Club scores big win from council

Ucluelet Rotary Club supporters Jeff Anderson, front, Charley Ballantyne, Dennis Morgan, Chris Johnston, and Mark Salewski clean up the potential site of Ucluelet’s disc golf course on Saturday. (Submitted photo)
Ucluelet could be on the cusp of losing its local medical clinic. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Island Health seeks solutions as Ucluelet fears losing medical clinic

Officials scrambling to find new clinic space as doctors tire of ‘subsidizing’ current space

Ucluelet could be on the cusp of losing its local medical clinic. (Andrew Bailey photo)
Comedian Johnny Harris checks out The Evelyn May while touring through Ucluelet as part of his CBC Television program Still Standing. (Photo courtesy of the CBC)

Ucluelet to be featured on CBC series Still Standing

Comedian Jonny Harris toured through Ucluelet last month

Comedian Johnny Harris checks out The Evelyn May while touring through Ucluelet as part of his CBC Television program Still Standing. (Photo courtesy of the CBC)
The West Coast Ambassador Program offers residents and visitors a chance to learn about local culture as well as regional flora and fauna. (Tami Belliveau photo)

Ambassador Program boosts local knowledge in Tofino and Ucluelet

Raincoast Education Society teams up with Tofino and Ucluelet Chambers of Commerce

  • May 9, 2022
The West Coast Ambassador Program offers residents and visitors a chance to learn about local culture as well as regional flora and fauna. (Tami Belliveau photo)
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POLL: Have you watched a local council meeting online this year?

Are you following Tofino and Ucluelet’s local governments?

  • May 8, 2022
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Trevor Little leads students from Haahuupayak Elementary School in a song at Millstone Park in Port Alberni for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls National Day of Action on May 5, 2022. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

More than 100 walk in Port Alberni to remember murdered, missing Indigenous women

Crowd walked for more than 50 Nuu-chah-nulth women considered murdered or missing

Trevor Little leads students from Haahuupayak Elementary School in a song at Millstone Park in Port Alberni for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls National Day of Action on May 5, 2022. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
The front of the Ukee Peninsula Motel. (Booking.com photo)

Ukee Peninsula Motel gets green light for redevelopment

Plans include removing the Sake Sushi building and constructing a 3-storey motel off Larch Road

The front of the Ukee Peninsula Motel. (Booking.com photo)
An aerial perspective facing southeast of the proposed Minato Bay community. (Formosis Architecture rendering)

Minato Bay housing development introduced in Ucluelet

Folks can learn more at an upcoming open house on May 18 at the Ucluelet Community Centre

An aerial perspective facing southeast of the proposed Minato Bay community. (Formosis Architecture rendering)
Josh Brown beams over his Vancouver Island Tourism Employee of the Year award overlooking the spectacular view from Black Rock Oceanfront Resort’s lounge on April 23. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Ucluelet hospitality champion honoured

Black Rock Oceanfront Resort’s Josh Brown named Employee of the Year at Island Tourism Conference

Josh Brown beams over his Vancouver Island Tourism Employee of the Year award overlooking the spectacular view from Black Rock Oceanfront Resort’s lounge on April 23. (Andrew Bailey photo)
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Cars parked in front of the Crow’s Nest on April 21, 2022. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Controversial Ucluelet Village Green project forges on

Parking in front of Crow’s Nest gets nixed due to safety concerns

Cars parked in front of the Crow’s Nest on April 21, 2022. (Nora O’Malley photo)
Ucluelet community paramedic Jesse Law snapped this scenic photo after responding to a call at the top of Mount Ozzard. (Jesse Law photo)

Ucluelet mayor slams new paramedic model as local ambulance sits unstaffed

BC Emergency Health Services making every effort to recruit as two positions remain unfilled

Ucluelet community paramedic Jesse Law snapped this scenic photo after responding to a call at the top of Mount Ozzard. (Jesse Law photo)
Members of the Invasive Species Council of BC, Association of Wetland Stewards for Clayoquot and Barkley Sounds and Redd Fish Restoration Society team up to remove Yellow Flag Iris from Ucluelet’s Big Beach. (Selby Wilkinson photo)

Yellow Flag Iris: beautiful but dangerous

Invasive species attacks Tofino and Ucluelet

  • Apr 25, 2022
Members of the Invasive Species Council of BC, Association of Wetland Stewards for Clayoquot and Barkley Sounds and Redd Fish Restoration Society team up to remove Yellow Flag Iris from Ucluelet’s Big Beach. (Selby Wilkinson photo)
Westcoast Community Resources Society peer support and addictions worker Tristan Godberson invites everyone to the first-ever West Coast Wellness Market at Tofino’s Village Green on Sunday, April 24. (Nora O’Malley photo)

First-ever West Coast Wellness Market coming up this Sunday in Tofino

The theme is ‘Connection’ and the free, interactive event promises to hold something special for all

Westcoast Community Resources Society peer support and addictions worker Tristan Godberson invites everyone to the first-ever West Coast Wellness Market at Tofino’s Village Green on Sunday, April 24. (Nora O’Malley photo)
The Ucluelet Rotary Club believes the Earth deserves more than a day of recognition so they are celebrating Earth Week again this year with a community clean-up challenge. (Pixabay image)

Ucluelet Rotary Club launches Earth Week challenge

Folks can use a dumpster at Westcoast Connect in Ukee and at the top of Industrial Way in Tofino

  • Apr 20, 2022
The Ucluelet Rotary Club believes the Earth deserves more than a day of recognition so they are celebrating Earth Week again this year with a community clean-up challenge. (Pixabay image)