Julia Caranci

Alberni Health Report part four: dealing with addictions

In this installment we learn how communities can help those struggling with challenges, and what happens to those who go down a dark path

Alberni health report – Part 3: Kids’ path to success can be rocky

Reporter Julia Caranci examines efforts to tackle Port Alberni’s serious juvenile crime rate, which is twice as high as the B.C. rate

School District 70 district principal Stacey Manson says health is a key indicator to educational success in young children.

Alberni health report – Part two: Nurturing children to health

In this second part in our series in Alberni we explore how health is so much more than a physical state of being.

School District 70 district principal Stacey Manson says health is a key indicator to educational success in young children.
Health statistics for the Alberni Valley released over the past two years show there are critical areas where we are failing our children and teens.

Taking the pulse of health care in Alberni

It takes a community to raise healthy children. Reporter Julia Caranci talks to medical experts who weigh in on how Alberni is doing.

Health statistics for the Alberni Valley released over the past two years show there are critical areas where we are failing our children and teens.
Brodie and Kylie Marshall of Port Coquitlam cover their ears as the whistle blows during a steam donkey demonstration at McLean Mill National Historic Site during the antique truck show over Labour Day weekend.

Alberni still no closer to fixing McLean Mill dam

More meetings on the horizon between council and Industrial Heritage Society, minus city staff.

Brodie and Kylie Marshall of Port Coquitlam cover their ears as the whistle blows during a steam donkey demonstration at McLean Mill National Historic Site during the antique truck show over Labour Day weekend.
Port Alberni Mayor John Douglas helps Charlene Patterson cut the ribbon to a new wheelchair ramp in front of her entertainment venue

Alberni backs liquor application for Char’s Landing

Council asks owner of entertainment venue to modify proposed hours for outdoor patio, closing before endorsing her application.

Port Alberni Mayor John Douglas helps Charlene Patterson cut the ribbon to a new wheelchair ramp in front of her entertainment venue

Log export review finished

A report on log exports in B.C. has been completed and results should be released 'soon', says government.

Riders get on a bus at the new Port Alberni exchange

Get on the bus and ride

Alberni's mayor bids for free bus passes to entice city councillors to take transit, get in touch with new system.

Riders get on a bus at the new Port Alberni exchange
Kate Moran

NEPTUNE seeks greater presence in Port Alberni

Kate Moran lobbies to bring NEPTUNE programming into classrooms, give public a better idea of the Pacific Ocean project based in Alberni.

Kate Moran
Gary Murton

Dam clock ticks down in Alberni

Time is running out to perform costly repairs to the McLean Mill National Historic site dam that suffered extensive water damage last year.

Gary Murton
Chef Brad DeClercq is working feverishly to get his new restaurant

Alberni cooks up deal with new eatery

The city has reached a five-year lease agreement with the Starboard Grill that opens the door for the re-birth of a Harbour Quay restaurant

Chef Brad DeClercq is working feverishly to get his new restaurant

City shells out half mill for facility upgrades

City hall in Alberni is getting a $550,000 upgrade after council approved replacing the building’s roof, mechanical systems and boiler

Catalyst and Alberni do $5 million infrastucture deal

Catalyst Paper Corp. and the City of Port Alberni have swung a $5 million deal for the paper giant's wastewater treatment facility and land

Port Alberni RCMP Sgt. Dave Paddock oversees an inspection of the cadets at the closing ceremonies of the RCMP Youth Camp on Thursday at EJ Dunn Middle School.

RCMP youth camp seeks community support to continue

A new partnership between the Port Alberni RCMP and School District 70 has been forged thanks to the completion of the first RCMP youth camp

Port Alberni RCMP Sgt. Dave Paddock oversees an inspection of the cadets at the closing ceremonies of the RCMP Youth Camp on Thursday at EJ Dunn Middle School.