Community

‘Sing Me a Song’ about B.C. for a chance at $1,000 contest prize

Entries due by March 30 for lieutenant-governor’s British Columbia-themed competition

VIDEO: Elk parade on Vancouver Island is awesome sight

They’re out in force for a morning stroll. Check out some of Youbou’s famous elk.

WATCH: Rainy days in the Alberni Valley

Showers are expected to continue for the next week

B.C. husband and wife honoured for saving each other’s lives

Couple presented with Vital Link Awards for quick use of CPR

Light Up Alberni winners announced

Businesses, homeowners dressed up their houses with Christmas lights

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Rainy Days in the Alberni Valley
Port Alberni rings in the new year
Port Alberni takes the plunge
Christmas in the Valley

An ongoing struggle with poverty

Summerland woman relies on regular support from food bank

Join a community pruning workshop on a heritage orchard

Eden Tree Farm and Gardening has leased the five-acre orchard as a community space

  • Jan 10th, 2018

What’s the Buzz all about?

Creston Concert Society presents the first performance of 2018 Buzz Salutes Gershwin

Port Alberni celebrates First Night

Port Alberni rang in the new year with celebrations at Echo Centre, Glenwood and Multiplex

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Coldest Night in Port Alberni will be Feb. 24

Outdoor walk is a fundraiser for transition house, programs

WATCH: Port Alberni takes the plunge

Port Alberni rang in 2018 with a dip in the Alberni Inlet during the annual Polar Bear Swim

Part III: Saving an Indigenous language by teaching adults and creating an app

A multimedia series with videos and photos from a community Sm’algyax class on B.C.’s North Coast

Alberni businessman buys new flag for charitable business

Don Ferster helped out Pot Luck Ceramics

  • Dec 27th, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Christmas in the Alberni Valley

Port Alberni celebrates the holidays

  • Dec 25th, 2017

‘Twas the night before Christmas

Happy Holidays from Santa Claus and Black Press

B.C. student pleads for blood donors to step up

During the holiday season, Canadian Blood Services is begging for platelet and blood donations.

  • Dec 23rd, 2017