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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...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

The 2018 Tlu-piich Games began today with heats for the 100-metre races at Bob Dailey Stadium in Port Alberni.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Carving on the Edge Festival has commissioned Gisele Martin, Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation artist, and Fanny Aisha, a muralist from Quebec, to paint a mural depicting Tla-o-qui-aht history and culture.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

The RCMP and the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation’s fisheries department are working to de-escalate tensions in Nootka Sound after recent confrontations between Nuu-chah-nulth fishers and recreational boats...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

It has been 45 years since the infamous Alberni Indian Residential School closed its doors for good, leaving behind a terrible legacy of pain for those that were forced to be there.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Hesquiaht First Nation is counting on federal funds flowing its way this summer for a hydroelectric project to end decades of dependence on diesel fuel in Hot Springs Cove.

Monday, July 30, 2018

Tla-o-qui-aht fisherman Marcel Martin is being remembered by his family today, after his remains were found off of Echachist Island on July 15.

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