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Armada’s Owen Spencer (Grade 9)

ADSS wrestles way to top tourny spots

The Armada captured seven gold, six silver, seven bronze and another eight top six finishes in the tough event.

Armada’s Owen Spencer (Grade 9)
Michael Cone is trying to determine the ultimate fate of the Wenonah which may have sailed in local waters in the 1950s.

Does anyone remember the Wenonah?

The Wenonah was a wooden fishing trawler with an interesting pastwhichi included…

Michael Cone is trying to determine the ultimate fate of the Wenonah which may have sailed in local waters in the 1950s.
F-35 - set to debut at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow

F-35A to debut in Canada at Abbotsford International Airshow

See the F-35A on display at Abbotsford International Airshow – August 12-14, 2016.

F-35 - set to debut at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow
Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year

Abbotsford Airshow: Heroes of the Skies

The Abbotsford International Airshow takes place Aug. 12-14 and includes US Navy Super Hornets and the Breitling Jet Team

Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year
Photo by Steve Dutt. Named Next Generation Photographer of the Year 2014. Photo taken at the 2014 Abbotsford International Airshow.

Finalists selected for B.C. Amateur Photographer of the Year

Seventy photographers will compete at this year's Abbotsford International Airshow

Photo by Steve Dutt. Named Next Generation Photographer of the Year 2014. Photo taken at the 2014 Abbotsford International Airshow.
A map provided by the ACRD shows which properties are affected by a July 20

Dog Mountain update: new evacuation order for properties due to unstable slopes

The ACRD is warning people to stay away from the shoreline of Dog Mountain at Sproat Lake due to unstable slopes.

A map provided by the ACRD shows which properties are affected by a July 20

Travel tips for flying out of Comox airport during airshow weekend Aug. 14–16, 2015

Travellers using Comox airport can expect delays during airshow weekend. Here are some tips to follow.

Port Alberni RCMP are looking for a Caucasian male

Port Alberni convenience store robbed

Port Alberni RCMP are searching for a male suspect in an armed robbery at Mac's Convenience Store on Johnston Road.

Port Alberni RCMP are looking for a Caucasian male
Lilith Pro is holding a leadership program in August at Quest University in Squamish

Lilith 400 accepting applications from motivated, educated young women

Citing a lack of women in powerful corporate positions, Lilith Professional is holding a 6-day conference in Squamish, B.C. this August.

Lilith Pro is holding a leadership program in August at Quest University in Squamish
Dean Leyland of Alberni Wrestling pins his opponent in the 78 Kg final enroute to a gold medal in Campbell River last weekend. The ADSS boys won the Campbell River Invitational in style

ADSS boys win Campbell river invitational

The tournament was the last competition prior to the Island Championships Feb. 14, the qualifiers for the BC High School Championships.

Dean Leyland of Alberni Wrestling pins his opponent in the 78 Kg final enroute to a gold medal in Campbell River last weekend. The ADSS boys won the Campbell River Invitational in style
Grade 12s Lauren Barker (in red) and Remi Wells

Wrestlers face off at Miri Piri in Abbotsford

Wrestlers impress visiting coach Russell Fersch at Abbotsford tournament.

Grade 12s Lauren Barker (in red) and Remi Wells

Steelhead LNG signs $30M contract with engineers for Sarita Bay LNG project

Huu-ay-aht chief Jeff Cook promises HFN citizens will have a say in consultation process.

Students from Alberni District Secondary School present their awareness campaign for Doctors Without Borders in the ADSS Auditorium last month.

Students raise awareness for Doctors Without Borders

Social Justice students at ADSS launch awareness campaign with presentation at school auditorium.

Students from Alberni District Secondary School present their awareness campaign for Doctors Without Borders in the ADSS Auditorium last month.
Dr. David Smith

Part V: Eating Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Dr. David Smith looks at the effects and symptoms of deadly illnesses like bulimia and anorexia nervosa.

Dr. David Smith
Dr. David Smith

Part IV: Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Problems – Which Came First?

Alcohol and marijuana (or cannabis) are the substances most used by B.C. teenagers, writes Dr. David Smith.

Dr. David Smith
Ski for MS goes Jan. 25 at Mount Washington Alpine Resort.

Ski for MS goes Jan. 25 at Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Skiers and snowboarders raise funds and have a free day of fun on the slopes

Ski for MS goes Jan. 25 at Mount Washington Alpine Resort.

Give yourself a break

Ah, it is that time again. The longer dark days have set in. The holiday season is in full swing.

Dr. David Smith

Part II: Fear Not – There is Help for Children and Youth with Anxiety

Everyone has times of feeling anxious, scared or fearful. Without it, we would never have survived as humans, writes Dr. David Smith.

Dr. David Smith
Dr. David Smith

Part I: Mental Health for Children and Youth – How to Get the Help You Need

Dr. David Smith says 13 per cent of B.C. youth experience a mental health issue every year – 83,700 children under age 19.

Dr. David Smith
Instructor Ryan Dvorak

When the forest is the classroom

Alberni District Secondary teacher Ryan Dvorak takes students to the resource in project-based learning class.

Instructor Ryan Dvorak