Wawmeesh G. Hamilton

Tseshaht whaling exhibit to be unveiled

A Tseshaht First Nation whaling exhibit at the Maritime Discovery Centre will feature a mix of historical and contemporary art

Teen moms part two: VAST and daycare give teen moms a chance

The VAST education centre and Hummingbird Child Care Services help Alberni teen moms navigate life as new parents and returning students.

SD70 talks amalgamating with other school districts

SD70 trustees called for a meeting with the Vancouver Island School Trustees Association to talk amalgamation with other school districts

Rotating school strikes to hit Alberni May 27

Alberni parents will need to make other plans for their school-age children after BC teachers served one-day strike notice for May 27

SD70 talks amalgamation with other school districts

Amalgamating with another school district and sharing services may be the only thing that stops school closures in the Alberni Valley

SD70 to deplete surplus to balance budget

School District 70 officials want to use the district’s $900,000 surplus to balance its debt and keep existing programs and services.

City’s help on hold for Alberni Valley Bulldogs

The Alberni Bulldogs’ fiscal fate will hinge on a decision from the Alberni-Clayoquot Region District.

Teaching students by tablet

A special SD70 pilot project combines computer tablets with books as a new way to learn in a Grade 5 class at Alberni Elementary School.

Haa-huu-payak expands to Grade 7

There's space issues to work out but Haa-huu-payak Elementary School in Alberni is set to offer Grade 7 starting this September.

Making tracks in Alberni

The Alberni Valley Track Club competed in the Bob Dailey Memorial track event on May 3-4.

Future of Alberni Bulldogs in question

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs are a year behind in ice rental payments; community ownership model a challenge to work with for society

Alberni cop facing assault charge after prisoner incident

RCMP have recommended assault charges against one of their own officers following the handling of a prisoner at the Alberni RCMP detachment

Upnit Power Corp goes to court over damaged cement floor

A lawsuit may be at the centre of why dividends haven’t been paid to the city of Alberni for its stake in the Upnit Power Corporation.

Bulldogs ask city for break on ice rental

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs want the city to reduce their ice rental fee by 50 per cent to help the team balance its budget.

Alberni learning council launches

Collaborative solutions to the educational needs of Alberni Valley stakeholders underpin the creation of the Alberni Valley learning council

Alberni property crime trending downward

Property crimes are up by 30 per cent over last year in Port Alberni but the number is the second lowest in five years, RCMP say.

Alberni Athletics ‘55 men’s team headed to hoops hall of fame

The Alberni Athletics men's team that won the 1955 Senior A National Championship is being inducted into the Basketball BC Hall of Fame.

SD70: Public demands more timely budget info

SD70 trustees are under fire for not providing timely financial information to the public in advance of budget meetings in May

Teachers job action begins in Alberni

SD70 administrators and not teachers will be supervising recess starting this week, ADTU President Ken Zydyk said

Chamber asks for help with focal sign

Resurrecting the Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce sign would showcase Alberni Valley history and act as a highway visitor magnet