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Melissa Tolsma of Nanaimo was the winner of last year's Reno Me! with FortisBC contest.

Building the outdoor room of your dreams

Melissa Tolsma is blogging during the renovation she won last year as part of the RenoMe! with FortisBC contest.

Melissa Tolsma of Nanaimo was the winner of last year's Reno Me! with FortisBC contest.

Bulldogs sign goalie

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs sign Billy Christopoulos to complete their netminding duo.

Twins go on adventure at McLean Mill in new children’s storybook

Jacqueline Swann launched her much-anticipated children’s book Chance and Carter Visit McLean Mill in Alberni last weekend.

Alberni wrestler excels at 2014 BC Summer Games

Alberni wrestler excels at the 2014 BC Summer Games.

Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma won the Reno Me! with FortisBC contest last year.

Something old, something new

Reno Me! with FortisBC winner Melissa Tolsma continues her renovation.

Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma won the Reno Me! with FortisBC contest last year.

Volunteers needed for Art Rave

Officials with the upcoming Alberni Art Rave are looking for volunteers.

Proteau wins fourth women’s mid-Amateur golf title

Proteau wins Mid-Amateur with 16-stroke lead; heads into final day of women's Amateur two strokes behind leader.

Melissa Tolsma was last year's winner of the Reno Me! With FortisBC contest.

In the planning stages

Reno Me! with FortisBC contest winner Melissa continues her renovation.

Melissa Tolsma was last year's winner of the Reno Me! With FortisBC contest.

Pitch N’ Putt: Williamson shines with low gross honours

Marta Williamson wins low gross and more at Alberni Golf Club's ladies' day golf.

Coast Realty Group launches third annual Port Alberni home makeover contest

Do you know someone who needs an exterior home makeover? Now's the time to nominate them.

Melissa Tolsma was last year's winner of the Reno Me! With FortisBC contest.

A reluctant renovator starts her renovation

Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma was the winner of the RenoMe! With FortisBC contest and has recently started her outdoor space renovation.

Melissa Tolsma was last year's winner of the Reno Me! With FortisBC contest.
'Joy' - a submission in the Your Best Shot contest. An entry for the Amateur Photographer of the Year. Yuki Sageishi of Richmond.

Amateur photographers can enter the Your Best Shot contest

Contest open to participants across the province. Deadline to enter amateur photo contest is July 4. Time is running out. Enter today.

'Joy' - a submission in the Your Best Shot contest. An entry for the Amateur Photographer of the Year. Yuki Sageishi of Richmond.
B.C. is entering into a blue box battle

May 19 has come and gone, now Victoria must be accountable for MMBC mess

The Province's new recycling fee system has been implemented, and Buckerfields CEO Kelvin McCulloch has noticed the trickle...

B.C. is entering into a blue box battle
Undefeated mixed doubles partners Jesse Law

ADSS comes close at Island championship

The ADSS Armada headed down to Victoria on May 8 to participate in the Island Badminton Championship at St. Michael’s University.

Undefeated mixed doubles partners Jesse Law
Submitted photo Melissa Hazel Lowe

Jimmy Dean on the scene in Alberni

Portal Players Dramatic Society presents our final production of our 2013/14 season: Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

Submitted photo Melissa Hazel Lowe
Lorraine Jeffries skipped the crew that had a successful nationals in Alberta.

Alberni skip leads way at Nationals

A Port Alberni skip has led the women’s team from BC to the playoffs at the 2014 ATB Financial Canadian Masters Curling Championships

Lorraine Jeffries skipped the crew that had a successful nationals in Alberta.
Seniors and students learn about computer technology together

‘Tech buddies’ learn together in Alberni

SD70: | Elementary school students, local seniors team up to learn about technology and iPads in unique educational partnership.

Seniors and students learn about computer technology together

Alberni chamber excellence award finalists announced

Winners will be declared April 25 an an awards gala at the Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel.

'Walt the Curber' is a program between Black Press and CarProof to illustrate the risks of purchasing a vehicle from a private seller.

Buying a Used Car? Protect Yourself

When buying a used vehicle, you should do your homework, says CarProof. 150,000 British Columbians buy from a private seller each year.

'Walt the Curber' is a program between Black Press and CarProof to illustrate the risks of purchasing a vehicle from a private seller.
Abigail Anderson takes a flying leap on the balance beam during her performance at the provincial championships in Kamloops last weekend. Anderson placed second in the province in the beam event.

Alberni Gymnasts busy at provincials

ABASHIRI: | Gymnastic Academy prepares to host athletes from Port Alberni’s sister city in Japan.

Abigail Anderson takes a flying leap on the balance beam during her performance at the provincial championships in Kamloops last weekend. Anderson placed second in the province in the beam event.