Port Renfrew

A group of forest activists have created a new blockade along Bugaboo Creek, near Port Renfrew, where logging company Teal Jones Group is working to clear cut another section of old-growth trees on the southern part of Vancouver Island. (Facebook/Fairy Creek Blockade)

Protesters add new blockade to stop old-growth logging near Port Renfrew

Bugaboo Creek protesters demands B.C. to immediately stop old-growth logging on Island

 

Karl Ablack, chair of the Port Renfrew Recovery Task Force, says visitors should steer clear of the community after the second wave of COVID has begun to hit across the province. (Black Press Media file photo)

Port Renfrew, Pacheedaht First Nation asks visitors to steer clear of community again

Tight-knit community of 400 has yet to report single case of COVID

 

Power has been restored to 415 BC Hydro customers after a fallen tree caused an outage Sunday morning just after 11 a.m. (BC Hydro)

UPDATE: Power restored to more than 400 Port Renfrew residents Sunday

Outage caused by fallen tree across wires around 11 a.m.

 

Nearing a month of blockades, Fairy Creek protestors are determined to stop logging company Teal Jones Group from clear-cutting old-growth trees by building road access into the Fairy Creek watershed near Port Renfrew. (Will O’Connell photo)

Morale remains strong as protesters near a month of blockades to stop old-growth logging

Fairy Creek protesters pushing B.C. for a halt of old-growth logging across Island

Nearing a month of blockades, Fairy Creek protestors are determined to stop logging company Teal Jones Group from clear-cutting old-growth trees by building road access into the Fairy Creek watershed near Port Renfrew. (Will O’Connell photo)
This juvenile green sturgeon was captured, tagged and released back into the Sacramento River near Corning in California. (Steve Martarano - U.S. Fish and Wildlife)

Rare green sturgeon sighted near Port Renfrew

‘It’s a pretty rare phenomenon,’ says Port Renfrew resident

This juvenile green sturgeon was captured, tagged and released back into the Sacramento River near Corning in California. (Steve Martarano - U.S. Fish and Wildlife)
Port Renfrew taxpayers will no longer contribute funds towards SEAPARC. (File - Sooke News Mirror)

Port Renfrew cuts cord from SEAPARC funding

Funds will be reallocated through Sooke and Juan de Fuca

  • Jul 20, 2020
Port Renfrew taxpayers will no longer contribute funds towards SEAPARC. (File - Sooke News Mirror)
This stretch of Highway 14 on Parkinson Hill near Port Renfrew has been limited to one lane of traffic since a road washout in 2018. The province recently awarded a contract to construct a retaining wall and do other safety related work on the roadway to bring it back to two-lane traffic. (Ministry of Transportation photo)

Construction begins soon on one-lane stretch of Highway 14 near Port Renfrew

Roadway has been narrowed since heavy rainfall caused slope to fail in 2018

This stretch of Highway 14 on Parkinson Hill near Port Renfrew has been limited to one lane of traffic since a road washout in 2018. The province recently awarded a contract to construct a retaining wall and do other safety related work on the roadway to bring it back to two-lane traffic. (Ministry of Transportation photo)
A group of Port Renfrew volunteers is planning to clear Parkinson Road of weeds Thursday afternoon. Anyone interested in helping out are asked to meet at the Port Renfrew Firehall at noon. (Google Maps photo)

Volunteers sought to remove weeds from Port Renfrew’s Parkinson Road

Road has no sidewalks, forcing pedestrians to walk on pavement

A group of Port Renfrew volunteers is planning to clear Parkinson Road of weeds Thursday afternoon. Anyone interested in helping out are asked to meet at the Port Renfrew Firehall at noon. (Google Maps photo)
Port Renfrew is looking to reopen to the public. (Portrenfrew.com photo)

Port Renfrew reopening June 1

Community opens door to visitors after provincial health restrictions loosen

  • May 20, 2020
Port Renfrew is looking to reopen to the public. (Portrenfrew.com photo)
The Port Renfrew salmon hatchery puts almost one million fish into the water annually. (Contributed photo)

Fund boosts salmon enhancement efforts in Port Renfrew

Pacific Salmon Foundation hands out $1.2 million in grants across B.C.

  • May 15, 2020
The Port Renfrew salmon hatchery puts almost one million fish into the water annually. (Contributed photo)
The installation of fibre optic cable to Port Renfrew would be a game changer for the community. (Black Press Media)

Telus eyes fibre optic connection to Port Renfrew

‘This could be a game-changer for the region,’ official says

The installation of fibre optic cable to Port Renfrew would be a game changer for the community. (Black Press Media)