Port Alberni’s Friendship Center was filled with Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in celebration of First Nation culture and identity for National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21.
Tseshaht members played host to First Nations elders from all over Vancouver Island on a hot summer afternoon at Maht Mahs gym on June 20. Elder buses began arriving at the gym shortly before noon with...
Bryce Amos will soon have an opportunity to win some more hardware from a provincial competition.
The boat that held three men who have been missing since Friday has been found near Tofino, located in the same area where two survivors from the incident emerged in the early morning hours of June 15.
A huge event - probably the largest ever in recent history - is being planned for National Aboriginal Day weekend in Ahousaht.
An “object of interest” has been discovered in the search for three men who went missing after a boat capsized near Tofino on Friday.
The remains of several individuals are coming home this summer, 80 years after they were removed from a whaling shrine in Ahousaht.
Dozens of vessels are searching the waters off of Tofino for three men, after a boat sank early in the morning.
Rescue efforts began at approximately 3 a.m. when multiple 911 calls reported an...
More than 150 people came to the Quu’asa Picnic in the Park on Thursday, June 14, as multiple generations flocked to Port Alberni’s Harbour Quay for the annual barbeque feast.
Two boats with a rich history of serving on the Alberni Inlet will be the main event at the Port Alberni Maritime Heritage Gallery and Discovery Centre starting Saturday, June 16.
After completion of a new water system in Tsaxana, the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation plans to hold a summer celebration worthy of the occasion.
The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has been granted a six-month extension, giving commissioners until the end of the year to hear from families.
Grade 8 students from Alberni District Secondary School were welcomed to the Tseshaht Longhouse this week to learn about Nuu-chah-nulth worldview through story and song.
A local well-known octogenarian clergyman turned author is excited to announce the release of his new book.
The public once again has the opportunity to tour the only known remaining complete traditional First Nations village on the southern B.C. West Coast this summer.
Ehattesaht/Chinehkint First Nation is better equipped to take advantage of expanded commercial fishing rights with the purchase of Mid Island Ice and Packing plant in Zeballos.
Five Nuu-chah-nulth nations are among the latest recipients announced to receive support from Canada’s Coastal Restoration Fund, a national initiative established a year ago to improve aquatic habitat along...
The Vancouver Island University is happy to announce they have Canada’s Research Chair in Shellfish Health and Genomics working with them now. Dr.
Early on a Tuesday morning in Ahousaht’s Maaqtusiis School Lil Webster was busy fielding questions. Conversation was hard to sustain with the Native Language teacher, as she coordinated the final details...
Doreen Little is feeling the effects of a traffic violation a decade after the charges were laid when she represented herself in court.
Staff and clients at Port Alberni’s Teechuktl Mental Health office made a strange discovery today when someone came in with what appears to be an urn containing cremated remains.
Logan Wilson was eagerly anticipating his first journey to baseball-mad Cuba. But the Gold River teen, a member of the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation, got much more than he bargained for during his recent...
There is a small corner of nearly pristine forest just south of Nanaimo that is home to dozens of edible wild plants blossoming under a vibrant forest canopy. Dr.
An old, windowless church that once stood in the historic village of Yuquot probably would have been forgotten about, living only in the faded memories of the elders, had it not been the subject of a...
With a rising sun beaming on the Somass River, Tom Tatoosh is perched on his aluminum boat, steering the small vessel in a circle as a net is dropped. After the circle is made he collects the net from the...