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Five hedgehogs quickly adopted after being left at BC SPCA

Lucky new owners picked up their pets from Maple Ridge branch on Aug. 20

Groovy B.C. wedding a throwback to Woodstock ‘69

Couple hosts themed wedding 50 years after legendary festival

China Creek bullhead derby a hit

Derby was organized by the Port Alberni Port Authority

  • Aug 20, 2019

Go Bearfoot in the Park and help kids too in Port Alberni

Fundraising event will take place at Blair Park on Aug. 24

Excavators help cute kid who copied their dig with his toys stay “safe at work”

Carson Carnegie wakes up at 7:00 am every morning to watch construction work on his street

Port Alberni cadet learns outdoor skills at Vernon camp

Outdoor skills some of leadership learning activities at annual summer camp

  • Aug 18, 2019
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2019 ADSS grads travel to prom in style
What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?
Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army
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Port Alberni wants to bring back bed races for annual Salmon Fest

Veteran racer recalls thrill of racing a handcrafted bed through city streets

Photographer captures Perseid meteor shower over Shuswap

Six hours spent capturing hundreds of meteors streaking across night sky

Have a blast at final Our Town in Port Alberni

Final summer event takes place Aug. 20

B.C.-born NHL captain Shea Weber gifted ‘Old Town Road’ sign from Sicamous

Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X will also recieve signs like NHL star Shea Weber

Vancouver Island man recuperating from harrowing grizzly bear attack

‘I could hear the teeth on my bone,’ Colin Dowler recalls

PAC RIM ACTIVE: Exploring the other Alberni Valley Lookout

The Sproat Lake Fire Lookout overlooks the lake from a hilltop

  • Aug 7, 2019

QUIZ: Put your knowledge of British Columbia to the test

In honour of B.C. Day, take this short quiz and see how much you know about our province

Peer mentoring helps seniors in Port Alberni beat loneliness

Java Mentorship participants celebrate 12 weeks of teamwork

Port Alberni’s Maritime Discovery Centre hosts summer fun for kids

Water World event features crafts, games and a pirate

  • Aug 2, 2019

Suit up for superhero themed Our Town event in Port Alberni

The event at Bob Dailey Stadium will feature a movie under the stars

VALLEY SENIORS: Alberni Ambassadors promote Alberni Valley for tourists

Group of volunteers has been promoting Alberni Valley for more than 15 years

  • Jul 31, 2019

Picnic in the park reunites Port Alberni refugees, sponsors

Three young families welcomed to Port Alberni since 2016

  • Jul 30, 2019