A run-of-river hydroelectric project designed to reduce reliance on diesel fuel at Hot Springs Cove remains in hiatus a year after Hesquiaht First Nation had hoped to see it operational.
Alberni District Secondary School opened its doors for Indigenous eighth grade students and their families with their third annual barbecue.
“I was only seven years old when we were loaded on the bus – I didn’t know why me and my older brother were being taken away from our parents,” said Clyde Wale of Hazelton B.C.
Police and other emergency service providers made what has become their annual stop in Port Alberni on Friday, Sept. 27 during the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock bike ride.
Wails of anguish pushed through a shroud of morning fog, Sept. 27, as returning Alberni Indian Residential School survivors, now elderly, let go of childhood scars, symbolically tossing them into a fire.
Ernie Smith and his wife, Darlene, are sad but hopeful for the future, as their store, Awatin Art in downtown Campbell River, moves through its last days.
The Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood Limited Partnership (NSLP) is certainly not resting on its laurels.
In 2018 the Port Alberni-based company was one of the recipients of a BC Indigenous Business Award via...
Although Premier John Horgan is not taking immediate action to upgrade the rugged passage where two University of Victoria Students died in a bus crash Sept. 13, the Huu-ay-aht First Nations are optimistic...
Accompanied with a roast dinner, the Port Alberni Friendship Center hosted their annual general meeting for the public on Sept. 24. From ages varying from youth to the elders, the PAFC gymnasium was packed...
A near tragedy for those that rely on salmon migrating up the Fraser River is turning around after a massive landslide occurred in a canyon north of Lillooet in late June.
Although the NDP dominated Vancouver Island in 2015 – including winning by large margins in Nuu-chah-nulth communities – a tight race with the Conservatives is unfolding with less than a month left in the...
The Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock is starting this month, and the riders and communities are preparing for the over 1,100 -kilometre journey across the island.
Premier John Horgan has vowed to improve the rugged passage to Bamfield, where two University of Victoria Students died in a bus crash Sept. 13.
In a push to be more inclusive at their AGM, Ahousaht’s chief and council gave the children an opportunity to say what they want to see in their village. Prior to the AGM the kids were asked by their...
Despite multiple unplanned closures of Highway 4 near Kennedy Lake this summer, construction is still on-schedule and expected to be complete for summer 2020, according to the B.C. Ministry of...
Expecting parents will no longer be kept in the dark as alerts are issued to child welfare authorities, according to a recent statement from the provincial minister.
A group of recreational anglers was headed east on Hwy. 28 last week with a boatload of chinook when their summer fishing expedition on the Island’s west coast took an abrupt turn.
A beautiful new Wellness Center is about to be built above one of Ahousaht’s stunning beach fronts, thanks to a generous contribution from an anonymous donor.
The 2019 Ahousaht AGM, held Sept. 10 – 12 in the village, had a relatively small turn-out ranging between 60 and 100 people in a community with about 1,000 residents.
A pair of Nuu-chah-nulth women are among those selected to receive a BC Indigenous Business Award this year.
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The Clayoquot Biosphere Trust (CBT) has released the 2019 Living Wage report for the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Region.
In the aftermath of a bus crash that claimed the lives of two UVic students, a Barclay Sound First Nation that regularly uses the road to Bamfield is stressing the need to improve the route.
Darrell Williams, one of the half dozen residents of Yuquot, spotted the remains of whale that washed ashore on the long, exposed beach facing west at Yuquot.
At the age of 15, Jayson Nookemus is a fast learner while on the water. For years the teenager has accompanied his grandfather, James Nookemus, learning the details of operating a fishing boat while not in...