Christopher Sun

Kiwanis Club director Stormie Holland

Kiwanis, ADSS band raise $9,000 for Salvation Army

The Port Alberni Kiwanis Club and the ADSS Band students hosted all seven of the Alberni Valley Salvation Army Kettles on December 12.

Kiwanis Club director Stormie Holland
Wood Duck Reflections by Meaghan Stouck is one of the pieces currently on display at the Rollin Art Centre.

Still Moving at the Rollin

A new exhibit, Patsy Cline and more on the Alberni arts scene.

Wood Duck Reflections by Meaghan Stouck is one of the pieces currently on display at the Rollin Art Centre.

Immersion exceeds French in Alberni

The Independent School Series continues with a piece about French Immersion in the Alberni Valley

Alberni issues aired at UBCM

An emergency resolution demanding the province renew the Martin Mars water bomber contract was passed at the UBCM last week.

City weeds out second medical pot shop idea

A second party has expressed interest in opening up a medical marijuana dispensary in Port Alberni.

Alberni backs bomber talks at UBCM

A meeting between Alberni and B.C. Forest Ministry at the UBCM in Vancouver about the Martin Mars water bomber has been called.

ACRD directors walk for reconcilliation in Vancouver

Two Alberni Clayoquot Regional District directors will be attending the Walk for Reconciliation in Vancouver this week.

Dolly McRae

Aboriginal chefs show how it’s done in Alberni

Dolly McRae and Annie Watts will create a traditional salmon feast over an open fire on an episode of Untamed Gourmet next week.

Dolly McRae

Alberni regional district tepidly supports anti-violence walk

Support for an anti-violence walk in Port Alberni received a luke-warm response from the Alberni Clayoquot Regional District.

City councillor Cindy Solda discusses the demolition of a derelict house on Golden Street with Blair Pletti of B Pletti Contracting

Golden Street house finally gone

NUISANCE PROPERTIES: | Fire-damaged house stood forgotten for three years before city took command of its demolition.

City councillor Cindy Solda discusses the demolition of a derelict house on Golden Street with Blair Pletti of B Pletti Contracting

Fewer fires so far in 2013

Less house fires compared to last year so far, but there has been a spike in grass and mulch fires.

Port Alberni RCMP Const. Julie Martel displays the two medals she won at the World Police and Fire Games in Belfast

Officer wins on world stage

Port Alberni RCMP constable wins medals at the World Police and Fire Games in Ireland.

Port Alberni RCMP Const. Julie Martel displays the two medals she won at the World Police and Fire Games in Belfast
Dion Hopkins wants to open a medical marijuana production facility in the old Stephen's Sheet Metal building on Bute Street near Fourth Avenue.

Entrepreneur eyes legal grow-op for city

The former Stephen's Sheet Metal building on Bute Street may become the location of a marijuana production and mailing facility.

Dion Hopkins wants to open a medical marijuana production facility in the old Stephen's Sheet Metal building on Bute Street near Fourth Avenue.

ACRD antes up for celeb hoops event

ACRD gives $2,500 to Jericho Road Church's Unity Celebrity Basketball Game.

Gurmail Aujla has taken over the West Coast seat on SD70.

Aujla acclaimed in SD70 byelection

Former teacher, Gurmail Aujla is acclaimed as the new school trustee representing the West Coast.

Gurmail Aujla has taken over the West Coast seat on SD70.

Alberni youth to plead guilty in Roger Creek sex assault case

A lawyer for a Port Alberni youth accused of assaulting a teenage girl says his client intends to plead guilty at his next appearance.

Salmon Fest needs volunteers

Port Alberni's 42nd annual Salmon Festival starts Aug. 30.

Liquor store move unpopular

Port Alberni city council against application to move a liquor store to the Alberni Highway in Cherry Creek.

Fire department turnout time improving

Port Alberni firefighters aiming to meet national standards between when the fire department is paged by 911 to rolling out.

City moves to ban fireworks

City council tables a proposal to ban consumer fireworks in the city.