Dozens of red dresses hung over a gathering last week in Port Alberni, as families shared the stories of loved ones they lost to homicide. Silently swaying from the Italian Hall’s ceiling, the 23 vibrant...
There were no injuries in a float plane accident that occurred in Ahousaht’s busy harbour on the afternoon of Monday, June 3, according to the Transportation Safety Board.
He’s survived residential school, drug addiction and Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside – he’s even survived the 1964 tsunami that washed away the Hesquiaht village at Hot Springs Cove; so it didn’t come as a...
The figures of Nuu-chah-nulth relatives are slowly emerging from the 800-year-old red cedar log at Port Alberni’s waterfront as master carver Tim Paul and his team work tirelessly at the piece of art.
After four years of providing Hupacasath members with weekly fresh produce boxes, the First Nation’s community farm has expanded and is looking to the public to become members of the Community Supported...
Thanks to funding provided by the B.C. government, members of the Tseshaht First Nation will once again be able to participate in a lengthy paddle to the state of Washington.
The forest fire season has arrived on Vancouver Island.
But some positive news is that early indications are the blazes are not expected to be as horrific as the past two years, two of the province’s...
With today’s completion of the final report from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Nuu-chah-nulth families affected by the issue are looking for changes from a...
Dead grey whales washing ashore along the Pacific coast are a small fraction of the overall mortality only halfway into the cetacean’s migration to Alaskan waters.
The effects of British Columbia’s ongoing opioid crisis can be seen on Port Alberni’s 3rd Avenue, where a steady stream of drug users frequent the city’s safe injection site. Since opening in May 2017, the...
After being left in the Nootka Island woods for at least a century, a dugout canoe has been transported to the nearby village site of Yuquot.
The people of Mowachaht/Muchalaht are celebrating the construction of a new Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) station in their traditional winter home of Tahsis, BC.
On Tuesday, May 28 a ground-breaking...
The First Nations Health Authority has released its latest numbers on the opioid crisis — overdoses and fatalities — data indicating a widening gap in an already disproportionate impact on Indigenous...
After two back-to-back devastating fire seasons, the Province of B.C. is beginning to ante up in preparation for the 2019 season.
For those who rely on the ocean’s resources for sustenance, a succession of fisheries restrictions has created a daunting scenario this spring on the West Coast.
An outcry from local interest groups was followed by the province postponing the auction of old-growth in Pacheedaht territory near Port Renfrew.
Two pre-teen girls living carefree in small-town Port Alberni in different eras. Two young lives taken over two decades apart; their cases eventually solved through DNA science.
The Huu-ay-aht First Nations are taking steps to alleviate a significant housing shortage with the addition of six homes in Anacla this summer.
A research project monitoring the movement patterns of birds, as well as their residency and habitats on Nuu-chah-nulth, lands has won a prestigious award.
Discovery of a grey whale carcass on the shore of Haida Gwaii is the latest among more than 40 reported deaths during the cetacean’s annual West Coast migration.
The succession of fishing restrictions continue this year with a recent federal announcement to protect the endangered southern resident killer whales.
Megan Muller is working hard to identify gaps in the medical system for Nuu-Chah-nulth patients.
This week an Agreement in Principle is being heard in court to finalize a settlement for former students of Indian day schools.
Dozens of Nuu-chah-nulth women of all ages arrived at the Nanoose Bay Pentecostal Church campground for three days of self-care and fun times together May 8-10.
Cheryl Aro began to notice changes in her mother, the late Kathy Danes, when she showed up at Aro’s house one Christmas with unwrapped presents.