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Unplowed Roads parody song destined to be a classic

Move over Weird Al, Island elementary students on the same level

Lost a ring? This B.C. man will find it for you

Chris Turner founded The Ring Finders, an international directory of metal detector hobbyists

Coldest Night of the Year event brings attention to plight of the homeless

Port Alberni teams prepare to walk one of three routes and raise funds too

Arrowsmith Rotary seeking artist proposals for mural near Harbour Quay

Mural project will be based on the theme of reconciliation

  • Feb 14, 2019

VIDEO: Port Alberni enjoys a snow day

Alberni Valley residents armed themselves with sleds and shovels

  • Feb 12, 2019

VIDEO: Port Alberni’s Chinese Canadian Society rings in new year

Four different groups receive donations from Canadian Chinese Society

  • Feb 12, 2019
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Snow day hits the Alberni Valley
Port Alberni celebrates Chinese New Year
Abashiri students visit Port Alberni
Port Alberni dives into the New Year

Westwind Pub scavenger hunt celebrates 30 years

Scavenger Hunt for Variety in Port Alberni raised more than $7,600 for children’s charity

  • Feb 13, 2019

Alberni Valley Community Foundation accepting grant applications

Applicants need to be Revenue Canada registered charitable organizations

PAC RIM ACTIVE: New signs coming for Port Alberni’s trails

City’s parks supervisor is open to ideas for new signage

  • Feb 8, 2019

Blind B.C. artist uses fingers for creative vision

Shuswap art studio helps people with special needs express themselves

Lark sparrow impresses at Port Alberni’s annual Christmas bird count

Alberni Valley’s bird count was up by thousands for 2018

  • Jan 30, 2019

VALLEY SENIORS: Karen Freethy dedicates her life to recreation

Alberni’s Echo Sunshine Club benefits from her knowledge, enthusiasm

  • Jan 30, 2019

Black Press Media reporter chosen for prestigious leadership academy

Erin Haluschak to attend the Poynter Institute Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

Is your dog one of Canada’s top 10 most popular breeds?

Labs still top the list, French bulldogs move up

Divers explore the deeps of Sproat Lake using vintage equipment

Heritage Hard Hat Divers will have a maritime heritage exhibit in Port Alberni

Intern gives Port Alberni’s museum artifacts an update

St. John’s man travelled more than 7,000 kms to assist with curatorial duties

Port Alberni realtor trekking the Sahara Desert in support of ACAWS

Chris Fenton of The Fenton Team will spend five days hiking in the Sahara Desert

WATCH: Giving the special needs community a Night to Shine

Global event offers people with special needs a full prom experience in Chilliwack, Surrey

WATCH: Abashiri students visit Port Alberni

Nine students from Abashiri, Japan were welcomed to the Alberni Valley