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VIDEO: Sproat Lake Fire Department demonstrates sprinkler safety

Demonstration only took 3-5 minutes to create a deadly scenario where no one could survive

  • Jun 19, 2019

Paint your toe for Pride in Port Alberni

Alberni couple launches campaign to show support for the LGBTQ community

Homalco tour gives glimpse into area’s ‘People, Land, Water’

First Nation business mixes cultural components with wildlife excursions

Fundraiser set up after fire destroys Alberni Valley family’s home

Fire on Tseshaht First Nation land leaves young family in need

‘Eat vegetables’ among advice given from ages 4 to 90 in B.C. students’ video

‘Character Matters’ project produced by Grade 6 students in Abbotsford

PAC RIM ACTIVE: Access agreements with Mosaic could solve forested land conflicts

The presence and enormous popularity of these trails is causing headaches…

  • Jun 12, 2019
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Sproat Lake fire department demonstrates sprinkler safety
Beaver Creek Community Hall celebrates 70th birthday
Regional Heritage Fair in Port Alberni
17th annual Alberni Valley Museum Heritage Fair

City of Port Alberni recognizes World Elder Abuse Day

Every year on June 15, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is commemorated in Canada

  • Jun 11, 2019

Port Alberni’s Family Food Fest draws a crowd

Codfather Seafood wins first prize for best ribs

  • Jun 9, 2019

Vancouver Island mom enters Maxim Cover Girl contest for daughter’s sake

Grand prize money would help with costs of 10-year-old daughter’s spinal surgery

Map tracks GPS-equipped bald eagles throughout B.C.

Residents are able to get a glimpse into the daily life of a bald eagle

Time capsule found in wall of White Rock church slated for demolition

‘Opportunity to say goodbye to First United’ set for Sunday

20 things we bet you didn’t know about the Franklin Expedition

Echoes in the Ice wraps up at the Alberni Valley Museum on June 8

Show and Shine draws hundreds of spectators in Port Alberni

Westwind Pub hosts 23rd annual event

  • Jun 4, 2019

Organization for Alberni’s Canada Day parade well underway

Plans are coming together for a Canada Day Parade on Third Avenue…

  • Jun 3, 2019

Alberni Valley firefighters fundraise for Wounded Warriors Canada

Firefighters in the Alberni Valley passed the hat among members last month…

SENIORS: Alberni Lifeline offers second line of defence

Alberni Lifeline Monitoring has been bringing security to seniors in their homes for 31 years

Are we killing hummingbirds with our kindness?

Numerous hummingbirds have died in Port Alberni over the past few weeks

  • May 30, 2019

Volunteer helps restore Alberni Valley’s industrial heritage

Tom Maher is a longtime member of the Western Vancouver Island Industrial Heritage Society

  • May 29, 2019

SENIORS: From bus driver to bush pilot, Alberni’s Bill Cove lives storied career

Cove moved with his family to Port Alberni in 1987 and joined the Alberni Flying Club in 1988