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B.C. man, 71, builds bike that can glide along unused railroad

Island Corridor Foundation says rail use not permitted on active railroad

Young musicians invited to perform at Port Alberni’s Youth Battle of the Bands

The Battle, in its fourth year, takes place at the Rainbow Room on May 26

Be Bear Smart with your garbage around the Alberni Valley

Bears are out of hibernation and looking for food

Lack of security: why Vancouver Island food production is on the decline

Big Read: agriculture a big, expensive commitment as advocates push to make us more food secure

Columnist Sonja Drinkwater ‘downsizing’ at Alberni Valley News

Celebrate popular Scene and Heard writer at April 22 retirement party

Big Read: locked out of the woods

Vancouver Islanders struggle to balance back country public access with private land protection

New manager at the Bread of Life hopes to ramp up volunteer base

Lynda Wright joined the centre in January as operations manager

Island Good program introduces new way to identify local food

Quality Foods is amongst the four stores involved in the program to help shoppers buy locally

UPDATE: Arson not ruled out in Beaver Creek house fire

A house on Beaver Creek Road and Wadena Road caught fire early Wednesday morning

Beaver Creek home destroyed in early morning fire

A house on Beaver Creek Road and Wadena Road caught fire early Wednesday morning

Alberni film maker getting worldwide recognition for short film on salmon life cycle

Peter Mieras’ short film I Am Salmon has been accepted to film festivals around the world

Jazz duo bring bilingual show to Char’s Landing

Heather Keizur and Steve Christofferson play the Alberni venue on Friday, March 23

B.C. school closes after six year old First Nation boy dies in Port Alberni home

The Port Alberni school will be closed the rest of the week following the death of a six-year-old

Young Nuu-chah-nulth boy remembered by his big, beautiful smile

A six-year-old boy died in a Port Alberni home on March 13

‘I would like to acknowledge we are on the territory of First Nations’

Reconciliation, tradition behind practice now becoming common across Vancouver Island

Potential route examined for pipeline feeding Kwispaa LNG facility near Sarita Bay

Corridor could travel from Northeastern B.C. across the Island

Solutions discussed for backcountry access issues in Alberni

The public will have the chance to discuss solutions at a future meeting

Alberni’s Warren Lee earns Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black belt

Lee is one of only four people in Canada to have received a black belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Alberni company builds their largest vessel yet

Canadian Maritime Engineering is building an 85-foot aluminum catamaran for a Prince Rupert company

Romance is more than fun, it’s good for you

Find out not just how to keep those Valentine’s Day fires burning, but why