Nora O'Malley

Pacific Rim Hospice Society gifting free wellness “check-ins” to all West Coast residents

“This pandemic has led to a lot of isolation and it’s helpful for anybody just to have a soundboard.”

Stroll through Ucluelet’s history with the free ‘On This Spot’ app

Educational exercise is split into two unique tours and delivered with stunning ‘now and then’ photos

Construction work begins on seismic upgrades at Ucluelet Secondary School

The first phase of the $45 million project involves levelling an area for the new academic block

Ucluelet fish plant looking to fill 100 jobs

Firm’s first choice is employ locals, but process already underway for foreign workers to fill spots

Tofino businesses grapple with what’s to come in a summer without tourists

“We are not going to be as busy as we were. People aren’t going to travel like there were.”

Ucluelet’s major fish processing plant cautiously re-opens

Plant and transport safety precautions established to limit chances of COVID-19

Sinking Vancouver Island small businesses say aid package too little, too late

Rent abatement and cash up front is needed, say owners

Vancouver Island West Coast First Nations giving emergency cash benefit to members

‘One of the things the government wants to do is ensure the needs of the people are met’

COVID-19: Tofino’s top doctor makes urgent appeal to new visitors

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District and City of Port Alberni unite with West Coast communities.

COVID-19: Ucluelet calls on visitors to postpone trips to the West Coast

“We recommend you delay your holidays until further notice.”

COVID-19: Tofino asks visitors to postpone trips, return home

“For now, please enjoy Tofino vicariously through images and your memories of past visits.”

COVID-19: Ucluelet’s Black Rock Oceanfront Resort implements full closure

Wickaninnish Inn temporarily closes its doors to new arrivals and The Cabins closes for 30 days.

COVID-19: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations members stop visitors en route to Tofino and Ucluelet

Group at Sutton Pass not preventing traffic from coming in, but convincing some to turn around

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.”