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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Friends and family of the late Edgar Charlie gathered in Ahousaht April 15 to dry their tears and to celebrate his life.

Hosted by Hanuquii, Ha’wilth Nate Charlie, the celebration drew family and...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Two-sport athlete Lauranna Karlsen will take to the field at the North American Indigenous Games in Toronto this summer as a member of Team BC, in the first-ever Women’s box lacrosse competition.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Tseshaht First Nation members turned out for the much-anticipated annual herring roe distribution on Wednesday (April 12) afternoon. While the official starting time was 4:30 p.m., elected councillor Hugh...

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Fisheries and Oceans Canada has ordered a complete closure of harvesting Area 23/Somass River sockeye run, based on a pre-season run forecast of 172,000 fish.

The closure, dated April 12, affects all...

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Chancellor Amos is hoping to eventually turn one of his school assignments into a full-time job.

Amos, a 31-year-old Nuu-chah-nulth student, is currently completing his final course in the Indigenous...

Monday, April 10, 2017

Maht Mahs Gym was packed all weekend during the 2nd Annual Cancer Awareness Ball Hockey Tournament as fans and players joined together to support five cancer patients while having fun.

Monday, April 3, 2017

It’s still several months away from the NDP Leadership Convention, but Charlie Angus, MP for Timmons-James Bay, is busy on the campaign trail, making stops on Vancouver Island in late March.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The family of one of the survivors of a March 23 boat accident near Matsquiaht hosted a dinner to thank those involved in the rescue and to show their gratitude that the lives of their loved ones were...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

A Walk for Reconciliation on Monday evening, prior to a presentation to city council by representatives of Tseshaht and Hupacasath First Nations, started with a rally at Harbour Quay, organized by Tseshaht...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

After a well-attended and enthusiastic Walk for Reconciliation, followed by a forceful presentation by representatives of Hupacasath and Tseshaht First Nations, the city of Port Alberni has committed to...

Monday, March 27, 2017

The Storm that blew into Kelowna during the BC Junior All Native Basketball Tournament subsided on the tourney’s final day.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Huu-ay-aht First Nation citizens have voted 70 per cent in favor of taking the next step towards building a liquefied natural gas facility in their traditional territory on Sarita Bay.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Six people are grateful to be alive after running aground late at night on March 23 near Matsquiaht (formerly Kakawis) on Meares Island near Tofino.

Monday, March 20, 2017

It’s hard to go through life not quite knowing who you are, according to Ha-Shilth-Sa reporter Denise Titian.

Now, after a years-long search that included multiple DNA tests and online networking,...

Monday, March 20, 2017

Correction: We have made a correction to the name of Chef Maré, who we misidentified in the original story. The name is Chef Maré Bruce. We apologize for this error.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Hesquiaht Storm is once again expected to challenge for a prestigious basketball championship.

The girls’ under-17 squad will be competing at this year’s Junior All Native Tournament, which...

Monday, March 13, 2017

Uu-a-thluk Fisheries Program Manager Don Hall has been named the 2017 recipient of the Larry Rutter Memorial Award in Pacific Salmon Conservation.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Residential school survivors who gathered to celebrate one small bright spot in their school experience are outraged that a Conservative Senator believes Canadians should focus on the “good aspects” of the...

Friday, March 3, 2017

Ahousaht Ha’wilth James Swan, Uu-Kwa-Qum, is a corporal in the Canadian Scottish Regiment Infantry. He is making plans to head to France to take part in the 100th year memorial ceremony at Vimy Ridge.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The Ha’wiih (hereditary chiefs) of Ahousaht signed a 10-year agreement with the provincial government that will see them take on the management contract for Maquinna Marine Provincial Park, site of the...

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Port Alberni’s School District 70 elementary students were given the opportunity to learn about Nuu-chah-nulth culture through a program that gets them out of the classroom and into the Tseshaht Longhouse...

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

It has been one year since the sudden passing of Port Alberni Friendship Center’s most beloved and tireless volunteer, Tim George, and his family paid tribute to him with a memorial luncheon.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

A new four-piece mural installation was unveiled at Eighth Avenue Learning Center (EALC) on Feb. 8.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Fifteen-year-old Cody Savey has made a huge leap forward in his hockey career with the signing of a Standard Player Agreement with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League. The contract signing...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

This year the Nuu-chah-nulth Nations’ fisheries managers, technicians, Nuu-chah-nulth fishers, and community members remain concerned that WCVI herring stocks are not sufficiently rebuilt to allow...

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