Kristi Dobson

No word on MRI increase for Port Alberni’s hospital

The impact to West Coast General Hospital, which is on the rotation of a mobile MRI unit on Vancouver Island, remains to be seen.

Burde Beans fulfills a dream

The new business in the neighbourhood is a modern take on the mom and pop corner stores that are now rarely seen.

Bread of Life, Pizza Factory both host Christmas meals

Through the generosity of the community, those in need will have two opportunities to enjoy Christmas dinner this year.

Conductors learn the ropes on Alberni rails

The final group of six students from BCIT wrapped up its hands-on conductor training on local rails, just in time for the real storms.

Arts Council celebrates 50 years of culture

The Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley has supported art in all its forms for 50 years.

One small gesture reveals one big heart

An Alberni man who was once homeless has recently been fed, clothed and given shelter after a small random act of kindness quickly spread

Four artists share single vision for arts

Four artists with four different styles came together to host an annual art show.

Schools team up for The Nutcracker

BALLET: | Stage West School of Dance, Urban Dance Connection from Campbell River present joint ballet on ADSS Theatre stage.

Port Alberni school community embraces Wonder Women undergoing cancer treatment

Tickets for Nov. 21 Wonder Women Benefit dance are still available but the dinner is sold out.

Change of venue for Lion’s TV auction

The phone lines for pre-bids will be ready to go at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28 with the on-air program starting at 4:30 p.m. on Shaw.

A closer look at ‘Patsy Cline’

Kerri Shannon has no trouble showing her passion on stage.

MS volunteers honoured for long service

Two longtime volunteers with the MS Society were recently recognized for their commitment to providing support.

Cancer shock for Halls

HEALTH: | Alberni’s Hall family moves house to Vancouver as father Chris battles leukemia.