Susan Quinn

War drama comes to stage

Stages tackles The Diary of Anne Frank for Portal Players’ season debut at the Capitol Theatre.

Black Sheep in tough as playoff round opens

The Port Alberni Black Sheep played spoiler against the Nanaimo Hornets on Saturday.

Knife-wielding suspect charged

Scott Brandon Little, 22, of Port Alberni is in custody and awaiting a court appearance after an armed standoff with RCMP last week.

‘Pocket park’ progresses uptown

Central Park is starting to take shape on Third Avenue and Angus Street in Port Alberni’s uptown.

Pot of gold for hospice

Pot Luck Ceramics donates largest cheque yet to Ty Watson House.

Dryer catches fire in Port Alberni home

Fire crews were called to a dryer fire in a basement of a home on Redford Street.

Campers clash with PAPA over change

The Port Alberni Port Authority wants to make changes at China Creek Marina to attract more users.

‘Unless we get this all out it’s not going to change.’

Diana Spark's was placed in a temporary curtained enclosure, located in what is normally a dining area, during her stay at WCGH

Alberni athletes on provincial stage at Games

Alberni Valley Special Olympics figure skater Kimberly Giesbrecht returned home from the B.C. Winter Games in Penticton with a silver medal.

Bulldogs squeak into BCHL playoffs

The Bulldogs will face first-place Nanaimo Clippers in the first round of the BCHL playoffs beginning this Friday, March 4 in Nanaimo.

Down to the wire for ‘Dogs

With playoff spot on the line, Bulldogs plan to honour emergency responders.

Self-defence on tap

You’re walking home and you have your earbuds in your ears. Suddenly, someone comes out of a doorway and grabs your arm. What do you do?

Bantam rep ’Dogs win Island banner

The bantam rep Bulldogs have captured the Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey Association banner for the 2015-16 season.

Salvation Army moving uptown

The Salvation Army has put its property on Redford Street up for sale and will be moving into the a building on Argyle Street by the summer.

Five women, one dress

Another classic on stage from Portal Players

Guardian Angel

Grateful Kayla Aolick is paying it forward after her guide dog, Shadow, changed her life.

Nominate a business for chamber excellence awards

The Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its 2016 Community Excellence Awards.

Alberni Armada host 33rd annual tourney

Big changes took place last year for the Alberni Armada Wrestling Invitational and the event is ready to go again.

Black Sheep 2–0 to open second half

The Port Alberni Black Sheep are 2–0 two games into the second half of their season after beating Westshore No. 2 38–17 at home.

Ready to wrestle

The 33rd annual ADSS Invitational kicks off with dual meet vs. Calgary on Friday, March. 6.