Community

Island record show will indulge the audiophile lifestyle

Organizers expect dealers to bring about 20,000 records to Comox Valley event

PAC RIM ACTIVE: Hiking the Alberni Inlet Trail

I’ve hiked stage one of the Alberni Inlet trail many times…

  • Oct 2, 2019

PHOTOS: Tour de Rock rolls into Port Alberni

Almost $25 million has been raised for Tour de Rock over the past 22 years

  • Sep 28, 2019

VALLEY SENIORS: Abbeyfield in Port Alberni celebrates 17 years

Abbeyfield Port Alberni is the home of 21 permanent residents

  • Sep 25, 2019
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Port Alberni students celebrate National Forest Week
Port Alberni has fun at 74th annual Fall Fair
What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?
Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army

Valley Vonka raises more than $5,000 for Literacy Alberni

Winners of the sweet fundraiser were announced at the Raise-A-Reader breakfast

Tour de Rock ride kicks off in the North Island

I would ride all day in the rain if it means raising money to help these kids”

Island music trivia tournament a hit on World Alzheimer’s Day

More than $13,000 raised by people naming that tune

September is Community Foundations Month in B.C.

Initiative aims to educate people about what community foundations do

Thanksgiving Food Drive returns to Port Alberni

Volunteers will go door-to-door to collect non-perishable items

  • Sep 21, 2019

Island contestant competes on Great Canadian Baking Show

Andrea Nauta auditioned for the show before but was lucky second time around

Swedish visitors celebrate steam donkey at McLean Mill—without the steam

Volunteers celebrate 90th birthday of mill’s vintage steam donkey

  • Sep 19, 2019

Tour de Rock arrives in Port Alberni Sept. 27

Beer and burger fundraiser at Boston Pizza on Monday, Sept. 23

Port Alberni’s 35th Toy Run draws 420 riders

Gloomy weather didn’t dampen spirits

Participants double at Parkinson’s Superwalk in Port Alberni

Second annual event also saw an increase in funds raised

  • Sep 14, 2019

B.C. conservation officers: Don’t leave food out ahead of bears’ foraging season

Officers will be conducting ‘attractant audits’ and ticketing violators of the B.C. Wildlife Act

More growers sign onto Alberni Valley’s Family Farms Day

Self-guided tours take place Sunday around Alberni Valley

  • Sep 11, 2019

VIDEO: Port Alberni has fun at 74th annual Fall Fair

Alberni District Fall Fair took place at the Fall Fair Grounds

Who’s got the final Valley Vonka ticket?

All 1,000 chocolate bars are sold out!

  • Sep 10, 2019