Alberni News Staff

Helen Poon, 2020 BC Liberal candidate, Mid Island Pacific Rim. (FILE PHOTO)
Helen Poon, 2020 BC Liberal candidate, Mid Island Pacific Rim. (FILE PHOTO)
Mid-Island Pacific Rim Election 2020 candidates.
Mid-Island Pacific Rim Election 2020 candidates.
Smokey Port painted by D.F. Gray during the eighth annual Paint Out. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Port Alberni’s DRAW Gallery celebrates art online and in person

Fall in Love With Art! exhibit runs until Nov. 27

Smokey Port painted by D.F. Gray during the eighth annual Paint Out. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Mount Arrowsmith rises over the City of Port Alberni in its late summer splendour. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

More funding available through Alberni Valley Community Foundation

$30K available for charities responding to COVID-19; deadline is Oct. 30

Mount Arrowsmith rises over the City of Port Alberni in its late summer splendour. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Port Alberni RCMP are looking for a missing Indigenous woman, Maxine Thomas, who was last seen Oct. 3, 2020 in Port Alberni. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Port Alberni RCMP are looking for a missing Indigenous woman, Maxine Thomas, who was last seen Oct. 3, 2020 in Port Alberni. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
The Barkley Sentinel, a 73-foot Ocean Class Oil Spill Response Vessel, arrived in the Alberni Inlet on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. It will be one of several vessels moored at the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation’s base in Port Alberni, B.C. (PHOTO COURTESY PA PORT AUTHORITY)

Alberni spill response base to conduct exercise at fuel dock Oct. 15

Fuel dock will remain open for business during West Coast Marine Response Corporation’s drill

The Barkley Sentinel, a 73-foot Ocean Class Oil Spill Response Vessel, arrived in the Alberni Inlet on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. It will be one of several vessels moored at the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation’s base in Port Alberni, B.C. (PHOTO COURTESY PA PORT AUTHORITY)
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Question of the Week: Oct. 14, 2020

Would you let your children go trick-or-treating this Halloween?

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Two writers featured at virtual Alberni Valley Words on Fire

Next open mic and spoken word event takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 14

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs winless on the road over long weekend

Bulldogs fall to Cowichan Valley Capitals twice

Friendly Phone Service seeks volunteers

Since 1994, service has kept in touch with seniors living alone in the Alberni Valley

Highway 19 reopens near Parksville following police incident

Oceanside RCMP closed the highway for several hours on Saturday, Oct. 10

Port Alberni RCMP reminding drivers to stop for school buses

High resolution cameras have captured photos of vehicles passing stopped buses illegally

Port Alberni RCMP seeking witnesses after ‘vulgar’ graffiti painted on Highway 4

The damage occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 7 sometime between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Port Alberni student receives $3,500 bursary from Port Authority

Paige Tardif is this year’s recipient of the Gillian Trumper Memorial Staff Bursary

EDITORIAL: No excuse for bad buildings in Port Alberni

It is costing taxpayer dollars to have bylaw, RCMP and firefighters respond to calls

Port Alberni Dairy Queen raising funds for BC Children’s Hospital

From Monday, Oct. 5 until Sunday, Oct. 11, Dairy Queen will be donating $5 for every cake

BC VOTES 2020: Helen Poon advocates for small business and families in Mid Island-Pacific Rim

Helen Poon is a BC Liberal candidate in the 2020 provincial election

BC VOTES 2020: Josie Osborne wants to work for the people of Mid Island-Pacific Rim

Josie Osborne is a BC NDP candidate in the 2020 provincial election