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City formalizes Bulldogs fee reduction plan

The city has tweaked its new agreement with the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, just weeks after voting to help the beleaguered hockey team

Old ADSS theatre and gymnasium now rubble

A concrete block and two mounds of rubble are all that remains of the theatre and gymnasium of the old ADSSon Burde Street.

Paulson first casualty in Multiplex cuts

Reducing ice rental fees paid by the Alberni Valley Bulldogs has forced the city to lay off Parks and Recreation programmer Ron Paulson

Grad 2014: MC and valedictorian close the book on high school

MC Ross Johnson and valedictorian Logan Jackson will usher Grade 12 graduates out of high school and into adult life on Friday.

IHS unveils plan to increase McLean Mill-train revenue

A new agreement between the city and IHS promises to increase ridership on the Alberni Pacific Railway and introduce train station vendors.

Alberni man faces charges after explosive device incident

A 35-year old Alberni man is facing charges after allegedly bear spraying several residents in a home then threatening to blow them up.

Two in hospital after Little Qualicum Falls crash

Two people are in Nanaimo hospital with serious injuries after a two-vehicle collision near Little Qualicum Falls on Sunday.

City council probes community paramedicine model

Alberni city councillors voted to solicit the province to support establishing a community para medicine pilot program.

Teachers’ strike: full-strike looms but final exams to go ahead

Barring a deal between BC Teachers and government soon the school year will come to an end on Friday, June 13.

City leases contested land to port authority

Plywood Lots A and B will remain industrial waterfront despite beach supporters’ outcry over lack of public consultation.

No public muzzle over Canal Beach: city

The city is criticized for lack of public consultation in leasing Lots A and B to the port authority, but city says issue has been public.

Teen Moms Part Four: no easy answers to issue, agencies say

In Part Four of the News series on teen moms in Alberni health agencies say there are no easy answers to the issue.

Suspect charged in Alberni shooting

RCMP have recommended eight charges against David Bird,35, in connection with a shooting in Alberni on June 03.

Alberni high school students earn their stripes

High school credits, a peek at a possible career and a brightening a senior citizen’s day are some of the benefits of being a candy striper.

Teen moms part three: former teen mom shares her story

In Part Three of the News series on teen moms in Alberni a former teen mom reflects about life as a parent and about working with teen moms.

New SD70 superintendent a familiar face

Hiring a known commodity in Greg Smyth as new School District 70 superintendent gives stability & continuity, board chair Larry Ransom said

Bulldogs seal deal with city

Port Alberni city council voted in favour of reducing the Alberni Valley Bulldogs operating expenses by 50 per cent for the next two years

New land-based earthquake sensors slated for Alberni

Enhanced earthquake alert capability is behind an Ocean Networks Canada initiative to install new sensors in Alberni.

Sjoholm finds home with Shelter Society

Cindy Sjoholm is fundraising for the city's less fortunate with an initiative with the Port Alberni Shelter Society.

Alberni South Asian community seeks Komagata Maru monument

Alberni South Asian community to ask city for Harbour Quay monument honouring Komagata Maru passengers who almost landed here in 1914.