Nora O'Malley

Island First Nations councillor says ‘Hereditary chiefs have the ultimate power’

Ahousaht future hereditary chief Jaiden George explains Indigenous governance.

Tofino author’s new book reflects on life before Highway 4 ever existed

Poetry, stories and photos capture the roots of Tofino and Ucluelet

B.C.’s first ride-hailing app to launch in Tofino, Whistler in February

The Whistle! app will be available in Tofino on Feb.1 and in Whistler Feb. 6.

Vancouver Islander set to launch B.C.’s first ride-hailing app in Tofino

The Whistle! app will be available in Tofino on Feb.1 and in Whistler Feb. 6.

Vancouver Island windsurfers ride spectacular wave into the New Year

“I saw the forecast and went to bed well before midnight on New Year’s Eve to be up early.”

Island surfer Jasmine Porter wins elite California competition

“People aren’t going to give you waves. You have to be pretty aggressive.”

Algae bloom kills over 200,000 farmed fish near Tofino

Month-long die-off appears to over, DFO and Cermaq confirm

Surfrider Pacific Rim hopes unique wetsuit recycling program stays local to the Coast

“We really want to see someone locally or regionally take this on and use this material locally.”

‘Finding Solitude’ film showcases Vancouver Island’s natural beauty

Young filmmakers combine in a dazzling work about protecting our lands

Algae bloom killing farmed fish on Vancouver Island’s West Coast

DFO says four Cermaq Canada salmon farms affected, fish not infectious

Tofino and Ucluelet open zero-waste refill stations

Refilleries: a resource for being able to buy what you need with buying what you don’t

Canada’s fourth-best new restaurant found on the Pacific Rim

Ucluelet’s Pluvio Restaurant + Rooms earns a spot on Canada’s Top 10 Best New Restaurants

Unstaffed, solar-powered Tofino recycling centre one-of-a-kind for B.C.

New facility allows residents to drop-off pre-bagged recyclables without sorting them.

Vancouver Island’s West Coast going wild about cycling

Ongoing project will tie Tofino and Ucluelet together with a paved cycling trail

All-female surf contest has women and girls riding strong wave

Tofino hosts 10th annual Queen of the Peak Women’s Surfing Championships at Cox Bay

Mumps cluster on West Coast prompts vaccination reminder

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

$40 million to stop raw sewage from being pumped into Clayoquot Sound

Tofino receives federal and provincial grant for new sewage treatment plant

Vancouver Island students won’t let names of the fallen be forgotten

Pair navigate maps and scour archives over three years to give nameplates to nameless deceased

Ucluelet approves RVs as temporary housing solution for fish plant workers

“We are hoping for the best. Everybody has to support each other here.”

Young Aussie sailors ‘re-framing the face of adventure’

Their single-use plastic free circumnavigation of Vancouver Island began on May 25 in Nanaimo.