Haggis celebrated

!Shawn Standley slices the haggis after first addressing it in true Robbie Burns style, Jan. 23 at a Burns dinner at John Paul II Catholic School gym. The Port Alberni Highland Dancers hosted the dinner as a fundraiser. - SONJA DRINKWATER/Alberni Valley News
  • posted Feb 7, 2015 at 11:00 PM

Robert Burns once called haggis 'great chieftain to the sausage race'; it's an acquired taste.

BlackPress4Good making a difference in communities

  • updated Feb 20, 2015 at 10:28 PM

More than $16,000 raised since launching last fall

Pizza Factory helps Port Alberni Brownie unit

  • posted Feb 7, 2015 at 11:00 PM

Business was brisk on Friday at a Mt. Cokely Brownie unit pizza fundraiser.

Cat in the Hat was popular at preschool event

  • posted Feb 7, 2015 at 10:00 PM

The Cat in the Hat made a special appearance at the Here We Come Preschool event at ADSS.

Literacy fun in Port Alberni

  • posted Feb 7, 2015 at 10:00 PM

Family Literacy Week activities revolved around the Pete the Cat stories.

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