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Enjoy a spooky Halloween weekend in the Alberni Valley

There are many Halloween-themed events taking place in Port Alberni this weekend

EJ Dunn Elementary School celebrates playground

MLA Scott Fraser cuts official ribbon, climbs with kids at Port Alberni play space

B.C. woman finds mysterious coin among Grandma’s collection

Grandmother died when she was very young and her past is not well known to her mother

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Port Alberni remembers on Nov. 11
Port Alberni students celebrate National Forest Week
What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?
Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army

Alberni Lifeline grants lifetime subscription to centenarian

Vivian Thomson, 101, says Lifeline keeps her going

Alberni Valley Kennel Club brings back Canine Classic dog show

55th annual Dog Show weekend takes place Oct. 18-20

Culturally safe space opens at West Coast General Hospital

New amenity welcomes Indigenous cultural approach to healing

  • Oct 14, 2019

Port Alberni cancer patients get new ride to appointments

Qualicum Beach woman donates van to Freemasons’ transportation program

  • Oct 14, 2019

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

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