Community

Port Alberni quilters donate placemats to Meals on Wheels clients

Sunshine Club quilters have already started on 2019 projects

Sproat Lake firefighter celebrates 50 years of service

Walt Fenske recognized by Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District

West Coast General Hospital Auxiliary donates $150K to hospital

Successful year for Attic Thrift Store and hospital gift shop

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Abashiri students visit Port Alberni
Port Alberni dives into the New Year
Westhaven Christmas carolling 2018
Parade of boats arrives in Port Alberni

Beaver Creek Fire Hall gets into the Christmas spirit

Volunteer fire department holds community food and clothing drive

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

Alberni Valley celebrates history with annual heritage awards

Alberni Valley Heritage Commission celebrates its history-keepers

Port Alberni’s Santa Train breaks attendance record

All 10 runs sold out Dec. 8-9

  • Dec 11, 2018

Port Alberni enjoys parade of boats in annual Sail Past

The fifth annual event drew a crowd at Harbour Quay

VIDEO: Close encounter with a whale near Canada-U.S border

Ron Gillies had his camera ready when a whale appeared Dec. 7

Kuu-us Crisis Line Society kicks off 21st annual Festival of Trees

26 Port Alberni businesses will decorate trees on Dec. 9 for festival

Last chance to enter Alberni Valley News’s story contest

Entries to our annual Christmas story writing contest are due by 5 p.m. on Dec. 7, 2018

Alberni Valley students fill Salvation Army truck with food

ADSS high school’s annual food drive helps fill Christmas hampers

ADSS students collecting food for Port Alberni food drive

Athletics Dept. students will be out from 5–7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 knocking on doors

Port Alberni’s annual sail past happening Dec. 9 at Harbour Quay

It’s the fifth year for the rejuvenated sail past, courtesy of Blue Marlin Inn

PAC RIM ACTIVE: Christmas bird counts are part of a busy season

Many birders making plans for this year’s event

  • Dec 5, 2018

VIDEO: Port Alberni lights up for Christmas season

Plenty of Christmas spirit in the Alberni Valley

  • Dec 4, 2018

Jeopardy responds to William Shatner tweet about word invented by B.C. 6-year-old

Jeopardy questions from Nov. 20 spur Twitter support for levidrome

Northern B.C. city dealing with its own otter problem

Vanderhoof’s Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative working to increase fish survival rate