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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

In an alliance that would have been almost inconceivable 20 years ago, the Village of Tahsis has sided with conservationists, pressuring the provincial government to block logging of a watershed near the...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The search continues for Travis Thomas, 40, who went missing Aug. 7 at Bartlett Island in Ahousaht territory.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

It has been a long, tragic summer on the waters of Clayoquot Sound following the loss of five men in three separate incidents. Hundreds of volunteers have spent endless hours searching the ocean and beaches...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The federal Liberal Government has announced that it is working on the establishment of a national holiday that will honour and commemorate Aboriginal residential school students, their families and...

Monday, August 27, 2018

With most of Vancouver Island under the BC Wildfire Service’s “extreme” danger rating, a lightning storm hit the north on Aug. 11, setting off a round of fires that would grow over the rest of the month.

Monday, August 27, 2018

After observing weeks of smoky skies and elevated health concerns for those engaged in outdoor activity, the First Nations Health Authority has postponed the Heliset Hale Relay until further notice.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Tla-o-qui-aht- Joe David, 72, met with the Tofino District Council Members and offered to carve a totem pole in honour of the Ha waiih (hereditary chief).

Friday, August 24, 2018

Excitement was in the air at Neah Bay as Makah Tribes members of all ages came to witness and even take part in the flensing of whale that was found drifting offshore.

Friday, August 24, 2018

The North Island College in Port Alberni is offering two new tuition-free language courses this fall. The school works closely with the Nuu-chah-nulth community, and these courses were created to address...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

As the neighboring Nuu-chah-nulth communities of Tla-o-qui-aht and Ahousaht continue to search for loved ones lost at sea over the summer, the people of Ahousaht are planning an Ocean Blessing Ceremony.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

A nomadic lifestyle has brought Aaron M. Wells to Canada’s largest city until at least the end of September.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The federal government is contributing $4.2 million over the next five years in support for a Huu-ay-aht First Nations initiative to prevent more of its children from being put into foster care.

Monday, August 20, 2018

A story from ancient times has been told through multiple generations of how the breaking of a sacred rattle brought the ancestors of southern Nuu-chah-nulth nations to what is now recognized as their...

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The search is on for a missing Ahousaht man following his disappearance from a small island near the community.

RCMP Corporal Tammy Douglas confirmed that the RCMP is currently searching for a 40-...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Friday, Aug. 24

With six properties in the Village of Zeballos under evacuation order, suppression efforts on the ground and in the air have intensified to fight the spread of the mountainside fire...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Friday, Aug. 24

With six properties in the Village of Zeballos under evacuation order, suppression efforts on the ground and in the air have intensified to fight the spread of the mountainside fire...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

A medical marijuana production facility proposed in the upper Alberni Valley is raising concerns among neighbours, most notably a First Nations drug and alcohol treatment centre located directly across the...

Monday, August 13, 2018

The final game of the co-ed slo-pitch took place on Echo Field under smoky skies at Port Alberni on Sunday, Aug. 12.

There was plenty of excitement as teams Code Brew and High Times fought to win the...

Monday, August 13, 2018

The Kuu-Us Crisis Line celebrated 25 years of service to the community with a small gathering held at their Adelaide Street location on Aug. 8.

Monday, August 13, 2018

The ancient traditional Indigenous game of Lahal, also known as stickgame, bonegame, handgame, was again a part of this year’s Tlu-piich Games.

Friday, August 10, 2018

This week proved to be a busy one for wildfire fighters in the Alberni Valley, as on Friday crews battled the third blaze recently discovered in the area.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

The search is on for a missing Ahousaht man following his disappearance this morning from a small island near the community.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

A man was arrested near the Tlu-piich Games Wednesday, after organizers of the Nuu-chah-nulth sporting event alerted police of “suspicious” behaviour, according to an RCMP press release.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Residents of the Alberni Valley awoke to smoky skies this morning, as crews battled another forest fire discovered on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Sproat Lake Volunteer Fire Department were called out to a forest fire burning near Turtle Lake, just west of the Alberni Valley Regional Airport on the evening of Monday, Aug. 6. The fire is believed to be...

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