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Courtenay man has full solar eclipse experience in Oregon

‘The shadow comes and your hair stands up. It gets cooler and then the stars show up’

SLIDESHOW: Eclipse in Port Alberni

People gathered to watch the partial eclipse on Monday morning using a variety of methods.

UPDATE: RCMP investigating cause of fire at Snaw-Naw-As community hall

Nanoose First Nation’s community hall was badly damaged by an early-morning fire Saturday

VIDEO: Air support contains fire at Great Central Lake

Air tankers and skimmers worked to contain a one hectare fire north of Great Central Lake on Friday.

  • Aug 20th, 2017

Nanaimo family with baby on board victims of hit-and-run near Chemainus

“I looked back and saw the truck coming up behind us and then hit us,” said Nanaimo’s Bibi Wallace, recounting the hit-and-run near Chemainus.

Paws for a Cause walk fights animal cruelty

Join the Alberni-Clayoquot branch walk on Sunday, Oct. 1

  • Aug 20th, 2017
Eclipse in Port Alberni
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Fire at Great Central Lake


    Port Alberni's 2017 Our Town-Hawaiian Luau


      2017 TriConic Challenge--promo


        UPDATE: Great Central Lake fire 30 per cent contained

        Crews continue to battle a one hectare fire near Great Central Lake

        Cathedral Grove cat reunited with owner

        After spending close to two months in the wild, a calico cat has been identified by it’s owner

        Alberni firefighters assist in fire ravaged Interior, gain valuable skills

        Rick Geddes and Lucas Banton continue to fight fires near Clinton, B.C.

        Two girls rescued from French Creek train trestle

        Parksville and Qualicum Beach fire departments called out to help young climbers in French Creek

        UPDATE: Three sent to hospital after crash near Taylor River Bridge

        Highway 4 was closed in both directions for approximately two and a half hours

        • Aug 17th, 2017

        Three new judges appointed in B.C., two senior judges reappointed

        Senior judges will serve B.C.-wide, new judges head to Penticton, Kelowna and Kamloops

        Alberni Pacific Railway needs $300K if steam train to run again

        Alberni pitches 10-year, $1.2M rail maintenance program

        VIDEO: Semi rollover on Highway 4 sends one to hospital

        Driver suffers ‘minor injuries’ in late-night crash at Cameron Lake

        Budget process begins for Port Alberni city council

        Draft budget for 2018-2022 will be brought forward in October

        Port Alberni will grant development cost reduction to Rainbow Gardens with new bylaw

        Staff to bring forward a 50 percent reduction bylaw, building permit fees waived