Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News

Seismic upgrades at Ucluelet Secondary and Elementary School on schedule

"The end result is going to be amazing."

  • Jan 22, 2021

 

Tofino puts new restrictions on alcohol at public events

Town's council adopts Municipal Alcohol Policy.

 

Nomination period begins for Tofino byelection

Tofino is set to replace former mayor Josie Osborne, who is now the Mid Island-Pacific Rim MLA.

 

UPDATED: Vancouver Island paddle boarder’s orca encounter brings joy and outrage

Woman's 'best day' criticized for disturbing the whales

  • Jan 19, 2021

UPDATED: Vancouver Island paddle boarder’s orca encounter brings joy and outrage

Woman's 'best day' criticized for disturbing the whales

  • Jan 19, 2021

Washed up Risso’s dolphin offers glimpse into “whole other world” near Tofino

"It's like a UFO crash landed and you can come look at it."

Tofino and Ucluelet’s Top 10 sports and arts stories of 2020

Here is the Westerly's 'Year in Review' for best sports and arts stories of 2020.

  • Jan 13, 2021

Tofino council opposes new liquor licence for Hotel Zed

Liquor primary licence application looks like a long shot for Tofino's newest hotel.

Looking back on the West Coast’s top 10 news stories of the year

Tofino and Ucluelet's top headlines of 2020.

  • Jan 6, 2021

RCMP investigating spontaneous Dec. 22 Sail Past event in Ucluelet

A complaint was filed for possibly breaking Provincial Health Orders

  • Jan 5, 2021

Storm expected to blast through Tofino-Ucluelet on Tuesday

Winds up to 100 km/h are expected.

Man arrested after fleeing police near Tofino

Helicopter and Police Dog Services locate suspect.

Missing First Nations elder found dead near Tofino

Harry Lucas was found deceased near Tofino on Saturday

Search for Hesquiaht First Nation elder ends in tragedy near Tofino

Harry Lucas was found deceased near Tofino on Saturday.

Police investigating suspicious death in Tofino

Police found the deceased man while conducting a welfare call at a Chesterman Beach Road residence.

Nuu-chah-nulth storyteller Jeneva Touchie kicks off 2021 Women’s Winter Yakfest virtual series

"It's part book club, part hen party, part learning conference—and all fun."

  • Dec 30, 2020

Hundreds of lanterns rehomed as Tofino Lantern Festival in flux

A museum of West Coast creativity has been disassembled.

Lifelong Ucluelet fisherman Doug Kimoto shares his thoughts on restoring fisheries

"The government needs to revamp DFO and move towards a regional management program."

  • Dec 25, 2020

Tofino-Ucluelet leaders share Letters to Santa

Elected officials lay out their wishlists.

  • Dec 24, 2020