Community

‘Coldest Night’ event raises more than $22,000 in Port Alberni

Funds were raised for Alberni Community and Women’s Services Society

Port Alberni students have a blast at North Island College open house

NIC’s Port Alberni campus hosted its annual open house for high school students

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Snow day hits the Alberni Valley
Port Alberni celebrates Chinese New Year
What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?
Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army

Kids help Alberni Aquarium build rockfish luminary for next exhibit

Swimming For Change takes over in time for spring break

  • Feb 21, 2019

Unplowed Roads parody song destined to be a classic

Move over Weird Al, Island elementary students on the same level

Lost a ring? This B.C. man will find it for you

Chris Turner founded The Ring Finders, an international directory of metal detector hobbyists

Coldest Night of the Year event brings attention to plight of the homeless

Port Alberni teams prepare to walk one of three routes and raise funds too

Arrowsmith Rotary seeking artist proposals for mural near Harbour Quay

Mural project will be based on the theme of reconciliation

  • Feb 14, 2019

Westwind Pub scavenger hunt celebrates 30 years

Scavenger Hunt for Variety in Port Alberni raised more than $7,600 for children’s charity

  • Feb 13, 2019

Alberni Valley Community Foundation accepting grant applications

Applicants need to be Revenue Canada registered charitable organizations

VIDEO: Port Alberni enjoys a snow day

Alberni Valley residents armed themselves with sleds and shovels

  • Feb 12, 2019

VIDEO: Port Alberni’s Chinese Canadian Society rings in new year

Four different groups receive donations from Canadian Chinese Society

  • Feb 12, 2019

PAC RIM ACTIVE: New signs coming for Port Alberni’s trails

City’s parks supervisor is open to ideas for new signage

  • Feb 8, 2019

Blind B.C. artist uses fingers for creative vision

Shuswap art studio helps people with special needs express themselves

Lark sparrow impresses at Port Alberni’s annual Christmas bird count

Alberni Valley’s bird count was up by thousands for 2018

  • Jan 30, 2019

VALLEY SENIORS: Karen Freethy dedicates her life to recreation

Alberni’s Echo Sunshine Club benefits from her knowledge, enthusiasm

  • Jan 30, 2019

Black Press Media reporter chosen for prestigious leadership academy

Erin Haluschak to attend the Poynter Institute Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

Is your dog one of Canada’s top 10 most popular breeds?

Labs still top the list, French bulldogs move up

Divers explore the deeps of Sproat Lake using vintage equipment

Heritage Hard Hat Divers will have a maritime heritage exhibit in Port Alberni