Port Alberni celebrates Port Day

The second annual Port Day featured tours, rail rides, musical entertainment and activities for kids

Kiwanis Club receives $40,000 to improve Canal Waterfront Park

The donation came from the Co-op Community Spaces Program that helps revitalize park spaces

Wanted: hangman. No previous experienced required

It’s much closer to the way justice was served in British Columbia than you might think!

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Fundraiser on tap for Alberni boy, 2, with leukemia

Blood campaign, beer and burger night planned

New online directory for community services launches in B.C.

The new website,, offers help on employment, mental health, housing and more

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Alberni Valley churches host KAIROS Blanket Exercise

Program offers education on colonialization, understanding of reconciliation

Solstice Arts Fest and Port Day happenings 2017


North Island College graduation student speaker


ADSS prom parade 2017


First Annual Family Food Fest


First Annual Family Food Fest in Port Alberni

Fun, food, music and more at the Alberni fairgrounds on Sunday, June 4 for the Family Food Festival.

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Rotarians from Thailand visit Port Alberni

The group was part of the reciprocal Rotary Friendship Exchange

Treasure Our Young Ones hold grand opening

The Friendship Centre daycare facility has been operational for four months

Victoria’s Tony Webster wins downwind challenge

The 9km stand-up paddleboard race took Webster 54:50 to complete

Magic in small spaces: fairy gardens more than a fad

Vicki Ordano came upon something most peculiar on a boulevard.

Hair-raising experience for Alberni boy with Cystic Fibrosis

Victor Ferguson of Port Alberni cuts locks for a cause

  • May 26th, 2017

Port Alberni Early Years Centre turns one year old

Students; facilitators plant a tree to celebrate

Walk for dog guides in Alberni on Sunday

Kayla Aolick’s life changed when she got Shadow

Girl on a Board returns to China Creek

Kiteboarding lessons offered in ideal wind destination

Tour de Rock vlog episode 1: The Observatory Hill

Black Press media rider Arnold Lim, tests his hill biking four years after his last foray with the Cops for Cancer, Tour de Rock.

HOMEFINDER: Sidney gardener shares the joy of micro-gardening in small-space living areas

Small garden spaces can made townhome living more enjoyable, says Donna LeFleur

Plan your plants in Port Alberni

Two plant sales kick off gardening season in the Alberni Valley

French movie on at ADSS

Movie is in honour of 25th class of graduating students from the French Immersion program

  • May 11th, 2017