Nora O'Malley

In this old photo from the Archives Deschâtelets-NDC, Fonds Deschâtelets, children gather in front of the old Christie Residential School on Meares Island off the west coast of Vancouver Island near Tofino. The date the photo was taken is unknown.

Ahousaht First Nation begins research project on two former Indian Residential Schools

“The centre of this whole project is the children”

In this old photo from the Archives Deschâtelets-NDC, Fonds Deschâtelets, children gather in front of the old Christie Residential School on Meares Island off the west coast of Vancouver Island near Tofino. The date the photo was taken is unknown.
‘Chantel deserved help not bullets’ reads the back of a demonstrators boogie board during a Tofino anti-racism rally last summer. (Westerly file photo)

Police commission clears officer in B.C. woman’s shooting death

Probe finds insufficient evidence Jeremy Son breached professional conduct in death of Chantel Moore

‘Chantel deserved help not bullets’ reads the back of a demonstrators boogie board during a Tofino anti-racism rally last summer. (Westerly file photo)
A black bear mother and cub fish for salmon in a creek near Ucluelet. (Westerly file photo)

Warning issued after bear knocks over B.C. angler

Man was fishing in the Tofino area and was not injured

A black bear mother and cub fish for salmon in a creek near Ucluelet. (Westerly file photo)
Photographed on Oct. 7, “Pinky” the humpback whale was spotted entangled in a crab trap line in Barkley Sound. (Sydney Dixon photo)

Entangled mother humpback needs help before she sails into the West Coast sunset

‘Pinky’ was travelling with her infant calf when she was last spotted tangled in a crab trap line

Photographed on Oct. 7, “Pinky” the humpback whale was spotted entangled in a crab trap line in Barkley Sound. (Sydney Dixon photo)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau vacationing at a beachfront property in Tofino on Sept. 30. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Trudeau spends National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with family in Tofino

PM says he spoke on the phone with survivors, Tofino event organizers disappointed he didn’t attend

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau vacationing at a beachfront property in Tofino on Sept. 30. (Nora O’Malley photo)
Tofino-raised photographer Jeremy Koreski’s new book This is Nowhere reflects 15 years of Koreski’s work in surf, fly fishing, and nature photography.

Jeremy Koreski’s debut book a visual ode to BC’s coast

Tofino-born photographer publishes awe in This is Nowhere.

Tofino-raised photographer Jeremy Koreski’s new book This is Nowhere reflects 15 years of Koreski’s work in surf, fly fishing, and nature photography.
Susan Lee of Ucluelet’s Blackberry Cove helps quench the literary thirst of locals.

Tofino and Ucluelet booksellers celebrating success

West Coast booksellers posted banner sales this summer.

Susan Lee of Ucluelet’s Blackberry Cove helps quench the literary thirst of locals.

Inquiry into missing indigenous women

The first phase involves consulting with victims’ families and Aboriginal leaders.

Signy Cohen holds a carved wooden feather at her Reflecting Spirit Gallery in Tofino. She’s made the bittersweet decision to close the iconic West Coast art hub at the end of the month.

Tofino’s Reflecting Spirit Gallery closing after 25 years of supporting local artists

One of the longest standing art galleries on the West Coast is closing its doors at the end of the month.

Signy Cohen holds a carved wooden feather at her Reflecting Spirit Gallery in Tofino. She’s made the bittersweet decision to close the iconic West Coast art hub at the end of the month.
Darren Lundquist took top honours in May's 2015 Rip Curl Pro Tofino Open Mens Division.

Amateur surf champ fine-tuning his game

Leading up to his first contest win, Lundquist had never even won a heat, let alone a trophy.

Darren Lundquist took top honours in May's 2015 Rip Curl Pro Tofino Open Mens Division.
Chamber members played a friendly 'Family Feud' style game to guess the results of the 2015 Tofino Visitor Survey, which were officially released on Nov. 26 at an event hosted by Tourism Tofino.

Tofino’s 2015 visitor profile

The results of the 2015 summer visitor’s survey were unveiled.

Chamber members played a friendly 'Family Feud' style game to guess the results of the 2015 Tofino Visitor Survey, which were officially released on Nov. 26 at an event hosted by Tourism Tofino.
The Tree Put-er Uppers Day ensemble cast took a triumphant final bow in front of a delighted crowd after their Dec. 6 matinee performance at the Ucluelet Community Centre.

Glee Kids bring original performance to Ucluelet

The little performers had coaching from the five teens that signed-up to do the play.

The Tree Put-er Uppers Day ensemble cast took a triumphant final bow in front of a delighted crowd after their Dec. 6 matinee performance at the Ucluelet Community Centre.
Local chocolatiers Cam and Kim Shaw of Chocolate Tofino are sweet on Tofino's closely connected business community and feel well-supported in town.

Tofino business community a tight-knit group

Insights from your local chocolatier, brewmaster and fish store owner.

Local chocolatiers Cam and Kim Shaw of Chocolate Tofino are sweet on Tofino's closely connected business community and feel well-supported in town.
Tofino celebrated Canada's national Sports Day by hosting a pickleball open house at the community hall on Nov. 21.

Tofino has a ball at pickleball ‘Try it Day’

“I find after an hour to an hour-and-a-half of playing this, you’ve had a good little workout," said Tofino local Duncan Speight.

Tofino celebrated Canada's national Sports Day by hosting a pickleball open house at the community hall on Nov. 21.
Former mayor of Ucluelet Bill Irving spoke at a Transition Towns event last month.

West Coasters discuss the future of energy

Anyone connecting with Transition Town Tofino-Ucluelet is encouraged to email Robert Zurowski at zuro@telus.net.

Former mayor of Ucluelet Bill Irving spoke at a Transition Towns event last month.
Eagle Marine staff Jeff lee and Cavin Donald deployed booms for a mock marine oil spill in Ucluelet.

Mock oil spill at Ucluelet fuel dock

The drill simulated 1,000-litres of hydraulic oil spilling into the Ucluelet harbour.

Eagle Marine staff Jeff lee and Cavin Donald deployed booms for a mock marine oil spill in Ucluelet.

Ahousaht Chiefs want to end industrial logging in Clayoquot Sound

CEO of Maaqutusiis Hahoulthee Stewardship Society Trevor Jones says the moratorium on should come as no surprise to industry stakeholders.