Kristi Dobson

Alberni’s little library program gets a retail boost

When Artemis Books closed in mid-June, owner Kevin Wright saw potential for a free community library that would give back.

Alberni and Abashiri renew relationship

A reaffirmation between Port Alberni and Abashiri, Japan was signed marking 30 years of friendship for the sister cities.

Alberni cyclists take bike racing to extremes

Port Alberni riders Blaise and Parcher challenge themselves with a 24-hour endurance race in Golden.

Celebrating 30 years with Abashiri

A small delegation from Japan will arrive in Port Alberni on July 16 to honour the twin cities.

‘Device detox’ leads to more family time

Behavioural specialist practices what she preaches, limiting device time at home.

Ryan Hall is The Province’s Coach of the Year

Ryan Hall, coach for the Alberni District Secondary School's female rugby team, is honoured and humbled by his win.

ADSS girls’ rugby earn silver at BCs

The ADSS girls’ rugby team brought home a silver medal at the provincial championships at the end of May.

Alberni Blazers bring home gold

On Sunday, May 29, the Port Alberni U12 Blazers fastball team brought home a gold medal from the first tournament of the year.

Alberni taekwondo competitor ranks eighth in Canada

Teya Doughty from Port Alberni has returned home from the taekwondo National Championships with an eighth place win in her weight class.

Syrian refugee family arrives in Port Alberni

Port Alberni Refugee Sponsorship Committee keeps lid on new family's privacy for now.

Keeping language alive

A Nuu-chah-nulth education worker motivates kids to learn her culture

‘There was a lot of tension and fear’

A Port Alberni worker is home after fire forces evacuation of Fort Mac

Butterfly effect brings colour to beach

Port Alberni residents will release 400 butterflies at Canal Beach for inaugural hospice fundraiser.

Students driven to help Haiti

John Howitt kids were inspired to help after participating in WE Day.

Autism group brings local support to Alberni

Rock the Walk takes place April 23 at 10 a.m. at the Best Western Barclay Plus Hotel.

Volunteering’s about people reaching out, says Masso

The one thing that stands out for Deb Masso as a volunteer in Port Alberni is the idea of people reaching out.

Alberni high school students schooled in Cuban culture

Spring break for a group of Alberni District Secondary School band students was an unforgettable one this year.

Second refugee group prepares for family

The congregation of the Notre Dame Catholic Church is anxiously awaiting the arrival of its sponsored refugee family.

Gymnasts vaulting to success

The Port Alberni Gymnastics Academy is a busy place this time of year.

Raffle will raise bus funds

Stepping Stones fundraises for new bus for kids.