Susan Quinn

Airport work delayed until March

Inclement weather forced the runway expansion program to cease in the fall.

Christmas tree recycling raises funds for KidSport

Volunteers from Port Alberni Fire Department helped collect trees to be chipped and re-used as compost.

Wrapping a city in love

Waterproof bags filled with warm items and snacks have been placed on trees in Dry Creek Park for those in need.

Alberni businesses nominated for Island excellence

Eight Alberni Valley businesses have been nominated for Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards this year.

Alberni Teens Can Rock: acoustic version

The band will debut their un-plugged version next week at a BC harbourmasters' convention in Alberni.

Year in review 2016: top online news stories

Both good and bad news made it on our list of top online news stories in 2016.

year in review: 2016 in perspective

Among the good, bad, celebratory and downright odd news that occurred in 2016, we have chosen a few that captured attention.

Bulldogs’ Malik Kaila out for season

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs' defenceman was left with a broken vertebrae in his neck after he was checked during last Wednesday's game.

Cleanup begins following 10th Avenue mall fire

Store owners at the 10th Avenue Plaza were mopping up on Tuesday, with restoration companies on hand to assist in cleanup.

$15M request for West Coast Aquatic fish habitat

WCA executive directors travelled to Ottawa Nov. 18 to meet with federal fisheries staff and ask for $15 million over 10 years.

Fire guts Port Alberni barbershop

Several stores at 10th Avenue Plaza are clearing out smoke after a fire Monday morning

Wild night for Bulldogs teddy bear toss

Bulldogs’ Cayden Kraus scored at 5:12 in the third to break Wenatchee’s 2–0 lead, prompting fans to toss teddy bear on the ice.

TC Cup final postponed for Black Sheep rugby

Saturday’s snowstorm has forced the Vancouver Island Rugby Union to postpone the TC Cup championship.

Heritage ‘a key community value’: Ruttan

The Alberni Valley's culture leaders were honoured at the Alberni Valley Museum's annual Heritage Commission awards.

Alberni homeless count lower than expected

Port Alberni’s first official homeless count yielded 73 anonymous surveys from people without housing.

Port Alberni Black Sheep headed to TC Cup final

The Black Sheep rugby team are headed to Nanaimo on Saturday for the TC Cup championships.

Raise a Reader sets record

Once a matching government grant was applied to its fundraising, Literacy Alberni raised $133,564.

Lady Rose Marine issues holiday challenge

Help Lady Rose Marine Services fill their food donation box to overflowing, and encourage other businesses to do the same.

Highway 4 to Tofino reopens with single lane traffic around sink hole

Weeks of heavy rain degraded road bed until it washed away, says Emcon Services spokesman

Alberni kettle challenge is on

Starfleet Alberni Deep Space Port have adopted a kettle for the day on Dec. 3 and are asking others to do the same.