Susan Quinn

Youngsters tear up the track at Alberni drag races

Four junior dragsters took their inaugural runs down Stamp Avenue at this year’s Thunder in the Valley.

August is peak time for Valley’s blueberries

Harvest time’s a family affair for the Dhaliwals at Cox Lake farm, off Franklin River Road.

Sweeney Todd plays Thunder in the Valley

Sweeney Todd plays Glenwood Centre this Saturday, Aug. 6 along with the Berry Cup Blooze Band and other guests.

Tyee Landing ‘the next Steveston’: PAPA

Tyee Pier at Tyee Landing will offer fuel service and a docking facility for Pacific Seaplanes when it is complete.

Pioneer Cottages face rent hike or sale

Residents at the cottages had until Monday to consider another voluntary rent increase to pay their property tax bill.

Seniors at Alberni’s Pioneer Cottages face second huge rental increase

Residents have been asked to approve a $159 per month rental increase to pay for property taxes and capital improvements.

Sproat Lake Regatta ‘best one we’ve had’: Van Bergen

Spectators lined the beaches and water at Sproat Lake for the third annual revival of the Sproat lake Regatta over the weekend.

No ID yet on human remains found in Valley

An autopsy is needed on the human remains found on Thursday, July 14 before an identity can be determined

‘Miss BC’ vintage hydroplane at Alberni Regatta show n’ shine

The Blue Marlin Inn parking lot will be full of racing boats, classic cars and entertainment until 8 p.m.

Millstones relocated to new park

Millstones from the Catalyst Paper grounds have been moved to their new and final home on Monday morning.

Watch the Hawaii Mars launch onto Sproat Lake

The Martin Mars waterbomber gets wet for the first time in 2016.

UPDATE: Body discovered in woods behind Alberni Valley Exhibition Grounds

Port Alberni RCMP have recovered a body in the woods behind Glenwood Centre.

Martin Mars waterbombers back in the water; first flight could be July 13

A small crowd gathered at the Coulson Flying Tankers bomber base to watch the Hawaii Mars take her first dip of the year.

Familiar waterbomber in the skies over Port Alberni

The Hawaii Mars waterbomber made her first flight of the year on Wednesday, drawing Port Alberni people out of their homes to watch.

Chilliwack wins gold in U19C championship

Alberni Valley Blazers win girls’ softball silver in double knockout rematch with Stealers at the U19C girls' BC Softball Championships.

Martin Mars waterbombers hit the water at Sproat Lake

Both Martin Mars, owned by Coulson Flying Tankers, will be on the water by Tuesday afternoon (July 12, 2016)

Chilliwack Stealers win U19C softball championship in Port Alberni

Host Alberni Valley Blazers win provincial silver in 9–2 loss to Chilliwack.

Classic Model A Fords to invade Port Alberni

If you see streets overrun with classic Ford Model A cars this week, you haven't hit a time warp.

Jane Austen Festival goes after Guinness World Record

The venue for Saturday's official count location remains at Glenwood Centre. Registration starts at 10 a.m.

Alberni Valley Blazers host U19C provincials

“It’s the first time we’ve hosted U19C girls,” says Shannon Charlesworth, who is coaching the Alberni Valley Blazers this weekend.