Life

Former Valley resident’s video chosen to CTV commercial

The video was chosen for CTV’s Canada in a Day promo for the 150th celebration

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Miss BC competition a ‘catalyst’ for confidence, advocacy

Past winner Tara Teng reflects on her accomplishments as this year’s event approaches

PROGRESS 2017: Expanded airport means economic growth in Port Alberni

City hopes Coulson Aviation’s 737 conversion program is just the first step

PROGRESS 2017: Six-million-dollar makeover for Port Alberni

Port Alberni seeks new look for city’s entrance, business facades

PROGRESS 2017: China Creek campground focuses on recreational growth

Port Authority has issued a request for proposal to attract entrepreneurs.

PROGRESS 2017: Codfather hopes to be shellfish hub

Port Alberni’s fish market is undergoing renovations to become a certified seafood producer

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PROGRESS 2017: Making Dog Mountain green again

Close to 20,000 trees have been planted on the fire-damaged land

PROGRESS 2017: Entrepreneurs breathe life into Port Alberni

Young business owners see potential, possibilities in city that straddles Island’s divide

Leadership lessons forged from politics

Book review: On! Achieving Excellence in Leadership

PAC RIM ACTIVE: Port Alberni’s lost lagoon

Burde Street ponds offer an easily accessible oasis

  • Jun 6th, 2017

VALLEY SENIORS: Heritage Place celebrates 10 years

Seniors’ facility opened a decade ago in the Alberni Valley

  • May 30th, 2017

WILD ‘N FREE: Red-necked grebe has short stay at recovery centre

The bird was found on the ground in a lumber yard in Port Alberni

  • May 28th, 2017

Pac Rim Active: exploring Weiner Falls

Columnist Sandy McRuer hopes for improvements for the descent down to the waterfall

  • May 2nd, 2017

The family that cooks together could win money together

B.C.-wide contest looks for three minute videos of families cooking together

LIV: St. Jean’s Cannery thriving with Nuu-chah-nulth owners

The cannery has become the largest cannery and smokehouse in B.C.

What lies beneath

West coast’s Peter Mieras leads the way for marine conservation

LIV: Coffee With…John Mayba

Mayba wears many volunteer hats in the Alberni Valley

Heritage Place, a good place to live: Marilyn Lowe

Lowe reflects on her past life and the one she enjoys now at the seniors’ home

  • Apr 25th, 2017

CANADA 150: Jowsey’s has been an Alberni Valley fixture for 70 years

Three generations of Jowseys have kept the furniture store going on Johnston Road

Spine Trail considers link with McLean Mill trail

Trail reps hopes for campsite for mill trailhead