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Megan Flood feeds a blueberry to Fish the tortoise on Tuesday afternoon. Fish returned to his home at the Canadian Princess Lodge on Monday after being missing since Sept. 2, 2017. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)

VIDEO: Pet tortoise returns to B.C. home after nine months on the lam

“We thought he was eaten by eagles so we were expecting to find his shell somewhere.”

Megan Flood feeds a blueberry to Fish the tortoise on Tuesday afternoon. Fish returned to his home at the Canadian Princess Lodge on Monday after being missing since Sept. 2, 2017. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)
Ryan Daley and Dan Archbald were last seen leaving Ucluelet’s inner boat basin on foot on May 16. (Photo - RCMP)

UPDATE: Major Crime Unit takes over investigation into missing B.C. men last seen in Ucluelet

The disappearance of Daniel Archbald and Ryan Daley has been deemed suspicious.

Ryan Daley and Dan Archbald were last seen leaving Ucluelet’s inner boat basin on foot on May 16. (Photo - RCMP)
VIDEO: Ucluelet kayak guides circumnavigate Vancouver Island

VIDEO: Ucluelet kayak guides circumnavigate Vancouver Island

“It was actually a really powerful spiritual journey.”

VIDEO: Ucluelet kayak guides circumnavigate Vancouver Island
Cougar kills house cat on Vancouver Island

Cougar kills house cat on Vancouver Island

“You should not have your cats outside anywhere, but certainly not in Ucluelet or Tofino.”

Cougar kills house cat on Vancouver Island
Traffic heading towards Port Alberni lines up roughly 14 kilometres from the Tofino-Ucluelet junction during Wednesday’s Highway 4 closure from noon to 1 p.m. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)
Traffic heading towards Port Alberni lines up roughly 14 kilometres from the Tofino-Ucluelet junction during Wednesday’s Highway 4 closure from noon to 1 p.m. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)
Ryan Daley and Dan Archbald were last seen leaving the dock at Ucluelet’s inner boat basin on foot on May 16. (Photo - RCMP)

Search and Rescue team joins effort to find two missing men last seen in Ucluelet

“We don’t want to rule out any areas at this point so we’re trying to keep a very open mind.”

Ryan Daley and Dan Archbald were last seen leaving the dock at Ucluelet’s inner boat basin on foot on May 16. (Photo - RCMP)
This baby bear was rescued by local wildlife watching guides Jennifer Steven and John Forde on Saturday. (Photo - Jennifer Steven)

Baby bear rescued on Vancouver Island after mother dies

“The little cub was laying on its mother.”

This baby bear was rescued by local wildlife watching guides Jennifer Steven and John Forde on Saturday. (Photo - Jennifer Steven)
Dan Archbald and Ryan Daley were last seen in Ucluelet on May 16, according to a GoFundMe page set up on Sunday. (Photo - GoFundMe)

Missing B.C. men last seen in Ucluelet

“We are extremely worried.”

Dan Archbald and Ryan Daley were last seen in Ucluelet on May 16, according to a GoFundMe page set up on Sunday. (Photo - GoFundMe)
This tower located across from Lovekin Rock was torn down in 2012 after budget cuts caused the cancellation of the Pacific Rim National Park’s surf guard program. Two people have died in accidents near Lovekin this year. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)

MP calls for lifeguards at popular Tofino surf spot after mother’s death

The Pacific Rim National Park Reserve is defending its decision to cancel the surf guard program.

This tower located across from Lovekin Rock was torn down in 2012 after budget cuts caused the cancellation of the Pacific Rim National Park’s surf guard program. Two people have died in accidents near Lovekin this year. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)
UPDATE: Woman dies in ocean accident near Tofino hours before daughter’s wedding

UPDATE: Woman dies in ocean accident near Tofino hours before daughter’s wedding

“We are so thankful to everyone who helped our mom.”

UPDATE: Woman dies in ocean accident near Tofino hours before daughter’s wedding
Enamoured with their romantic West Coast surroundings, smitten tourists Justin Warger and Robin Simcoe of Malakwa B.C. decided Ucluelet’s Amphitrite Lighthouse was the perfect backdrop for a wedding. The couple invited locals to their spontaneous big day over social media and received an outpouring of support as they tied the knot alongside their son Jase under a sunny sky on Monday. (Photo - Jen McLeod )

Surrounded by coastal serenity, tourists spontaneously tie the knot in Ucluelet

“I said, jokingly, to Justin, ‘Hey, you want to get married today?’ He said, ‘Yeah!’

Enamoured with their romantic West Coast surroundings, smitten tourists Justin Warger and Robin Simcoe of Malakwa B.C. decided Ucluelet’s Amphitrite Lighthouse was the perfect backdrop for a wedding. The couple invited locals to their spontaneous big day over social media and received an outpouring of support as they tied the knot alongside their son Jase under a sunny sky on Monday. (Photo - Jen McLeod )
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve staff celebrated a major funding announcement on Friday alongside Tofino mayor Josie Osborne, Ucluelet councillor Sally Mole, Tourism Tofino personnel and District of Tofino officials. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)

VIDEO: Tofino receives $2.3M for bike path to Pacific Rim park

“This incredible amount of funding is a huge boon.”

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve staff celebrated a major funding announcement on Friday alongside Tofino mayor Josie Osborne, Ucluelet councillor Sally Mole, Tourism Tofino personnel and District of Tofino officials. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)
This tsunami siren on Chesterman Beach was one of three that began wailing Friday morning as part of the District of Tofino’s monthly emergency notification testing. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)

VIDEO: Tsunami siren testing sounds off in Tofino

Tourists appreciate loud beach alert.

This tsunami siren on Chesterman Beach was one of three that began wailing Friday morning as part of the District of Tofino’s monthly emergency notification testing. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)
A GoFundMe page was created Sunday morning that identifies University of Victoria student Nijin John as the man who died after a surfing accident on Long Beach Saturday afternoon. (Photo-GoFundMe)

GoFundMe page identifies UVic student as surfer who died near Tofino

“He was a beloved son, brother, and a friend.”

A GoFundMe page was created Sunday morning that identifies University of Victoria student Nijin John as the man who died after a surfing accident on Long Beach Saturday afternoon. (Photo-GoFundMe)
Paramedics responded to an incident at Long Beach on Saturday. (Photo - John de Vries)

UPDATED: Man dies in surfing accident on Long Beach near Tofino

Paramedics were seen trying to resuscitate the 27 year-old male Saturday afternoon.

Paramedics responded to an incident at Long Beach on Saturday. (Photo - John de Vries)
Evacuated Tofino and Ucluelet residents head home after Tsunami Warning cancelled
Evacuated Tofino and Ucluelet residents head home after Tsunami Warning cancelled
VIDEO: Massive waves destroy chunks of Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail

VIDEO: Massive waves destroy chunks of Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail

Some viewpoints will be closed for the foreseeable future because you won’t even know they were there

VIDEO: Massive waves destroy chunks of Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail
Massive waves are expected to hit Tofino, Ucluelet and the Pacific Rim Park Reserve this week. (Photo - Nora O’Malley)

Winds up to 100 km/h expected for Vancouver Island

“If you are near the water, it is important to be ‘Coastsmart,’ by staying above the high tide.”

Massive waves are expected to hit Tofino, Ucluelet and the Pacific Rim Park Reserve this week. (Photo - Nora O’Malley)
Vancouver Islanders Nigel and Darlene Bailey traveled to Hawaii for the holidays.

Vancouver Island woman recounts terrifying ballistic missile false-alarm in Hawaii

“I immediately called both my children to say, ‘I’m proud of you and I love you.”

Vancouver Islanders Nigel and Darlene Bailey traveled to Hawaii for the holidays.
The Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade responded to a flipped fuel truck on Highway 4 near Kennedy Lake in June, 2017. (Photo-Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade)

$30 million project to make Hwy 4 to Tofino better

Highways crews set to smooth out the Kennedy Lake climb starting this spring

The Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade responded to a flipped fuel truck on Highway 4 near Kennedy Lake in June, 2017. (Photo-Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade)