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The Wizard of Oz coming to Alberni

Portal Players Dramatic Society presents a beloved family-friendly musical, The Wizard of Oz, next February and March

Barkley Sounds Choir

Everyone needs a little Christmas

Phil’s Harmonics and the Barkley Sounds Choir perform We Need a Little Christmas Sunday, Dec. 1 at the ADSS Theatre beginning at 2:30 p.m

Barkley Sounds Choir

One very rocking Christmas

Portal Players Dramatic Society’s Glee and Wee Glee show choirs present “A Rockin Christmas” on Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Capitol Theatre.

Nominees sought for BE awards

Organizers of the 14th annual Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards want to know which is the best business on this Island.

Kennedy Lavertu

Lavertu wins skating title

FIGURE SKATING: | Alberni athlete Kennedy Lavertu has won a pre-novice championship and earned a coveted spot on BC Games team.

Kennedy Lavertu
Capoeira instructor Formiga Santos

Capoeira coming to Alberni

A martial art that combines self defense, dance and funky music is coming to Port Alberni on this weekend at Char's Landing.

Capoeira instructor Formiga Santos
Linh Khanh

Culture shock works both ways for CWY

YOUTH EXCHANGE: | Canada World Youth exchange students find challenges, motivation, pride in each other’s home countries.

Linh Khanh
Carmen Delano

Alberni woman turns love of sport into U.S. business

An Alberni woman who grew up at the Port Alberni Gymnastics Academy now operates two gymnastics gyms in California.

Carmen Delano

Celebrate arts district

The Rotary Arts District of the Alberni Valley is holding a free evening of entertainment and dessert on Nov. 29 at the Capitol Theatre

Debra Hamilton portrays Zelda

Portal Players’ one act plays creatively diverse

This is the final weekend for Portal Players Dramatic Society’s one act plays.

Debra Hamilton portrays Zelda

Seminar sets out facts and plan for your estate

Free estate planning workshop at Chances RimRock Casino. Registration is at 5:30 p.m. with seminar beginning at 6 p.m.

Canada World Youth arrive in city

Host families still needed in Alberni for Canada World Youth.

Artwork by the late Nelson Joseph

Alberni Valley Museum mounting show of late Hupacasath artist’s work

Rod Sayers presents information on the late Nelson Joseph in an information meeting Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.

Artwork by the late Nelson Joseph

Midgets square off in Alberni tourney

The Van Isle Ford Midget Bulldogs are hosting their annual Remembrance Day hockey tournament in Alberni this weekend.

Char’s goes Celtic

Vancouver’s Tim Readman of The Arrogant Worms and Jennie Bice bring celtic and folk music to Char’s Landing on Friday, Nov. 8 from 8–10 p.m.

Craft fair season begins in Alberni

The annual Christmas in the Valley giant craft fair kicks off its 39th year at the Alberni Athletic Hall Nov. 8–10.

Survey gauges pulse of Alberni

Readers of the Alberni Valley News have a chance to win a cool $1,000 for completing an online survey.

Dave Ralla’s Yellow Lightening beat the Dave Ralla Blue Thunder 59-57 to win the 2013 Port Alberni Ladies Basketball League championship.

Lightening ladies basketball league champs

Dave Ralla’s Yellow Lightening beat the Dave Ralla Blue Thunder 59-57 to become the Port Alberni Ladies Basketball League championship.

Dave Ralla’s Yellow Lightening beat the Dave Ralla Blue Thunder 59-57 to win the 2013 Port Alberni Ladies Basketball League championship.

Alberni Freemasons help with Read and Feed

Each year Euclid Lodge # 158 members in Alberni invite their neighbours, friends and relatives to their annual fundraising loonie/toonie

Ladies from both the nine- and 18-hole divisions display their year-end trophies at Alberni Golf Club: Marie Randall

ACG ladies wrap up golf season in Alberni

The Alberni Golf Club’s ladies’ divisions held their closing luncheon and awards recently.

Ladies from both the nine- and 18-hole divisions display their year-end trophies at Alberni Golf Club: Marie Randall