David Wiwchar

Teen charged in girl’s murder

Autumn Dawn Desjarlais, 18, appeared in a Port Alberni courtroom July 16, 2015, charged with the murder of 19-year-old Carlene Jack.

Teen charged with murder in Port Alberni

An 18-year-old woman has been charged with murder following the death of Carlene Jack, 19, in Port Alberni.

Port Alberni woman gets four months for attempted robbery

Would-be robber pens hold-up note on back of own resume, gets jail time as a result

Pater punished over porn

Shaun Pater of Port Alberni has been sentenced after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography.

Serial pedophile Shaun Pater to remain in jail

Pater was convicted in 2013 of sexually assaulting two young girls in separate instances.

Teen sentenced as an adult in Roger Creek assault case

Alberni teenager sentenced as adult for raping exchange student.

Alberni man in RCMP-car incident granted bail

The man accused of running down a local police officer twice within a minute in Port Alberni, was freed on bail yesterday.

Medical marijuana grow-op may come to Port Alberni

Man applies for rezoning at the former Stephen's Sheet Metal building on Bute Street to allow for a commercial grow-op.

Island Timberlands starts logging Alberni Hump

Island Timberlands will log along Highway 4 at the top of the Hump starting next Monday.

Family fights sale of aboriginal ceremonial family masks

A First Nations family in Alberni is fighting the sale of family cultural property that was sold by Seahawk Auctions on Nov. 4 in Vancouver.

Anchors aweigh for former B.C. ferry in Alberni

The Princess Jacqueline is finally leaving Port Alberni this morning.After weeks of…

Alberni’s regional airport now debt-free

The Alberni Valley Airport has paid off all of its debt. But the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District still plans an $88,000 property tax to support the airport—down from $137,000 last year, the final year of the debt undertaken after a referendum.