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Uptown prepares for Art Rave

The first annual Art Rave will in and around the historic Port Alberni Train Station Aug. 17-18.

Irene Seitcher-Schmidt

Golf for Kuu-us society

Night golf benefiting Kuu-us Crisis Society on Aug. 17 at Hollies Executive Golf Course.

Irene Seitcher-Schmidt

More than one way to get to Comox Air Show

There will be several ways to get to the Comox Air Show at CFB Comox on Aug. 17 that don't require a car.

A 1928 Buda locomotive is back on the tracks at the Port Alberni Train Station after spending a year undergoing restoration at the Industrial Heritage Society's facility.

Buda locomotive back on tracks at Alberni Pacific Railway

The distinctive Buda spent the past year undergoing restoration at the Western Vancouver Island Heritage Society facility.

A 1928 Buda locomotive is back on the tracks at the Port Alberni Train Station after spending a year undergoing restoration at the Industrial Heritage Society's facility.

‘Lab rat’ label hurts writer

News of nutritional experiments conducted on children at residential schools brings back bad memories for Port Alberni woman.

Logging’s out for logging

Re: city visits watershed logging operation of TimberWest.

Kennedy O’Donovan from Port Alberni practices clarinet with Cpl. Gary Tse at the Cadet Training Centre in Comox. O’Donovan will perform in an upcoming appearance at the BC Legislature in Victoria.

Cadets on a roll at band camp

Port Alberni cadet taking weekly clarinet lessons at Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Quadra Cadet Summer Training Centre.

Kennedy O’Donovan from Port Alberni practices clarinet with Cpl. Gary Tse at the Cadet Training Centre in Comox. O’Donovan will perform in an upcoming appearance at the BC Legislature in Victoria.

Bitterness unwelcome

We should welcome investors and allow them to build on the what we have here.

Home makeover goes to Lewis

Avrielle Lewis wins a home makeover from Alberni Valley's Coast Realty Group.

The Uchuck Years

The Uchuck Years

David Esson Young writes a book about his life on the Uchuck.

The Uchuck Years

No love lost over labour

Rising costs in Port Alberni is unaffordable to fixed income earners and minimum wage workers.

Get borrowing under control

BC Hydro's rate increase and BC government debt will hit lower income people.

If it ain’t broke, why fix it?

We need to preserve and build on what we have, not destroy it to develop something else.

Pocket Knife—Naomi Kavka and Torie Beram—play Char’s Landing on Wednesday

Pocket Knife play in Port Alberni

Pocket Knife—Naomi Kavka and Torie Beram play Char's Landing.

Pocket Knife—Naomi Kavka and Torie Beram—play Char’s Landing on Wednesday

No praise for industrial ‘junk’

Industry art outside of city hall reminds us of our industrial decay and declining employment.

Jenny Stewart

Canadian war bride meets Mountie of her dreams

Port Alberni resident Jenny Stewart told nurses at Ty Watson House hospice it was her lifelong dream to meet a Mountie in red serge.

Jenny Stewart

Crime Stoppers resurrected in the Alberni Valley

Former Alberni Valley resident Quintin Winks heads up the Crime Stoppers program after a two-year hiatus.

Man receives little respect for his investment

Homeowner contemplates selling rental home and leaving Port Alberni.

SD70 should look further for student recruitment

Don't limit recruitment efforts to China for international students, reader says.

Puddle Ducks bring the world to Harbour Quay

Second year for puddle duck watercraft brings worlds to Port Alberni.