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Members of the Alberni Valley Fusion celebrate after winning a silver medal at the Richmond Ice Classic girls’ hockey tournament in Richmond in March. The midget Fusion finished their regular season on a seven-game winning streak.

Sooke beat Fusion in Richmond

Sooke beat the Alberni Fusion in the gold medal game at the Richmond Ice Classic female hockey tournament.

Members of the Alberni Valley Fusion celebrate after winning a silver medal at the Richmond Ice Classic girls’ hockey tournament in Richmond in March. The midget Fusion finished their regular season on a seven-game winning streak.
Myra Westra

Hockey try-it for girls only

The AV Midget Fusion invite girls to join them in a Female Hockey Fun Day April 21 at the Multiplex.

Myra Westra

Phoenix rising in Alberni

Cancer may have knocked Sean Hogan down for a while, but the B.C.-based country roots singer has bounced back in a big way.

VIHA community nutritionist Hélène Dufour shows her display highlighting the amount of sugar in various popular beverages. Dufour and other VIHA dietitians encourage families to eat together.

Families put their best foot forward

A community program that promotes eating together has gained popularity in Port Alberni over the past few months.

VIHA community nutritionist Hélène Dufour shows her display highlighting the amount of sugar in various popular beverages. Dufour and other VIHA dietitians encourage families to eat together.

Ladies golf near in Alberni

The Alberni Golf Club’s “Tuesday Business Ladies” will be starting up on Tuesday, April 2.

Salute to Cohen at Char’s Landing

The music of Leonard Cohen will fill the old church at Char’s Landing on Argyle Street this Saturday, March 30.

Actors wanted

Actors are still needed for a one-act play called Mudflaps, which will be performed at Char’s Landing on May 18

Auditions on Sunday at Main Artery for ‘Mudflaps’

Port Alberni's Art Matters Society president Gwynne Hunt is looking for nine women to star in her original social justice play.

Better Business guide distributed in Alberni

Vancouver Island consumers wanting to do business with the region’s most trusted businesses now have one more resource at their fingertips.

Feel the groove with The Boombox Saints

Boombox Saints living at Alberni’s Rainbow Room

Vancouver based hip-hop-slash-R&B group Boombox Saints hits The Rainbow Room in Port Alberni on Friday, March 22.

Feel the groove with The Boombox Saints
Jon Brooks is one of two returning artists headlining at Char’s Landing this weekend.

Brooks releases new CD at Char’s

Folk artist Jon Brooks will hold a CD release party at Char’s Landing in Alberni on March 22.

Jon Brooks is one of two returning artists headlining at Char’s Landing this weekend.
An NCN Young Gunz player gets some air and two points in a game against Kitkatla at the BC Junior All Native

Young Gunz out at BC Junior All Native

The gave it their best shot but the NCN Young Gunz bowed out of the BC Junior All Native hoops tourney in two straight.

An NCN Young Gunz player gets some air and two points in a game against Kitkatla at the BC Junior All Native

Meeting for Relay For Life team captains

Port Alberni’s Relay for Life committee will host its first team captains meeting on Thursday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Alberni Toyota.

Business project finds permanent home in Alberni

The province has signed a Labour Market Partnership agreement with Community Futures Alberni-Clayoquot to support Venture Connection

Members of H2O Helping Hands present Cindy Sjoholm of the Bread of Life with a cheque for $524

Youth group lends a hand to Bread of Life

The H2O Helping Hands youth group from Alberni Valley United Church threw a spaghetti dinner to raise money for the soup kitchen.

Members of H2O Helping Hands present Cindy Sjoholm of the Bread of Life with a cheque for $524

Minister denies connection between Liberal strategy, Hesquiaht apology

Liberal MLA Ida Chong 'disturbed' by NDP efforts to undermine importance of Hesquiaht First Nation apology.

Learn to act naturally with Gwynne Hunt

Gwynne Hunt of Main Artery and Portal Players Dramatic Society have teamed up to offer Act Natural 2, a workshop for actors of all ages

Royal BC Museum program hits shelves

The Royal BC Museum Spring/Summer Guide will be available and online through eEditions on individual Black Press newspaper websites.

Your photo could be the next to grace the AVT Sports Tourism brochure.

Alberni Valley Tourism hosts photo contest

Your photo could be the next one to grace the cover of the AVT Sports Tourism brochure. AVT president Jonathan Cross is looking for entries.

Your photo could be the next to grace the AVT Sports Tourism brochure.

Volunteer bus drivers needed in Alberni

Fir Park Village and Echo Village seniors’ facilities are looking for volunteers to drive residents in their bus to community events.