Christopher Sun

City shares Chances wealth

City of Port Alberni receives $112,706 or 10 per cent of Chances Rim Rock's profits made in the last quarter.

Boats with the Mobile Optimist Sailing School launch from a revamped Canal Beach this week.

City to spend $50K more cleaning up Canal Beach

City already spent $55,000 to clean up Lot C of the former Alberni Plywood Site.

Boats with the Mobile Optimist Sailing School launch from a revamped Canal Beach this week.

Sign of the old times in focus

Port Alberni's old welcome sign to be refurbished and then will need a new home.

City returns to Roundup

Port Alberni will continue to use the herbicide Roundup within the city.

Youth denied help

Port Alberni council decides to not donate $250 to the Canada World Youth program.

Caddy Bill McIlmoyle

Blind golf champs play AGC

Best of the best vie for Canadian title in Port Alberni Aug. 12-13.

Caddy Bill McIlmoyle

Grass could be greener in cemetery: Kenny

Port Alberni Parks and Recreation staff will prepare a report on the cost of installing irrigation.

Port Alberni reverses ban on herbicide, allows Roundup

Concern within the community prompts city council to look at whether use of the controversial herbicide should be banned again.

New landscaping will help homeowner Avrielle Lewis take care of the outside of her home at her own speed.

Home makeover changes woman’s life for the better

Avrielle Lewis is this year's Coast Realty Home Makeover contest.

New landscaping will help homeowner Avrielle Lewis take care of the outside of her home at her own speed.

Beer and wine store owner objects to proposed liquor licence move in Alberni

Westwind Beer and Wine Store owner Chris Danroth says a proposed liquor store on Johnston Road is too close to him.

HandyDART rides down

Decreased ridership in Port Alberni brings down overall numbers, but ridership has increased in other communities says BC Transit.

A Tofino Air floatplane is tied up at the dock in Tofino. The company's owner is looking at bringing his service to Port Alberni.

Tofino Air eyes float plane service to Alberni Inlet

Port Alberni's Centennial Pier could be the new home of a Tofino Air base, says Chris Danroth.

A Tofino Air floatplane is tied up at the dock in Tofino. The company's owner is looking at bringing his service to Port Alberni.
Wind enthusiast Sandra Gentleman is happy to see the changes City of Port Alberni workers are making at Canal Beach

LIfe’s a beach in Port Alberni

Wind enthusiasts are happy to see some big changes to the former Alberni Plywood site, which they've renamed Canal Beach.

Wind enthusiast Sandra Gentleman is happy to see the changes City of Port Alberni workers are making at Canal Beach

No cause yet in Alberni apartment fire

Port Alberni's fire department still hasn't determined what set off a fire in an eight-unit complex on Fourth Avenue.

Alberni city councillor questions proposed liquor licence move

Port Alberni already has enough liquor stores on Johnston Road, says Cindy Solda, who opposes moving a licence from the old Somass Hotel.

Preliminary hearing set for Foord case

A Port Alberni man charged with four counts of attempted murder will have a preliminary hearing on Dec. 16.

Alberni Athletic Hall installing new lift

The Alberni Athletic Hall will install its new wheelchair lift, even though the society is $5,000 short in paying for it.

Tom Weegar has served as principal at North Island College's Port Alberni campus since 2005. He will leave in November for Cumberland College in northern Saskatchewan

North Island College’s Tom Weegar leaving for Saskatchewan

Port Alberni NIC principal Tom Weegar will leave in November for a new post as president of Nipawin-based Cumberland College.

Tom Weegar has served as principal at North Island College's Port Alberni campus since 2005. He will leave in November for Cumberland College in northern Saskatchewan

Summer’s hot and police are busy

Calls to the RCMP up 11 per cent and majority are related to alcohol consumption.

Council wants fence back

Fencing around the burnt out remains of former Tidebrook restaurant were removed last week.