Crews fight fire on Highway 4 east of Port Alberni

!Coastal Fire Centre crews stage on the side of Highway 4 partway up to Alberni Summit (the Hump) to fight a forest fire, Friday afternoon (Sept. 12/14). - TONY SHUMUK/ Special to Alberni Valley News
  • posted Sep 12, 2014 at 5:00 PM

A small forest fire has been burning on private timberland near Highway 4.

Forest fire help tops communities' wish list

  • posted Sep 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM

B.C. government fund for community forest fire prevention is all spent, and fires still threaten some parts of province

School's in at home

  • posted Sep 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Homeschooling means no learning interruptions for McIver family over strike.

Teachers strike mediation hopes rise as Ready talks to BCTF, province

  • updated Sep 12, 2014 at 11:10 AM

Negotiators for both sides in bitter strike expected to meet as early as today

Premier urged to accept aboriginal title B.C.-wide

  • posted Sep 11, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Aboriginal leaders call for an end to costly legal tactics and a return to title negotiations derailed in 2009

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