Community

WATCH: Giving the special needs community a Night to Shine

Global event offers people with special needs a full prom experience in Chilliwack, Surrey

WATCH: Abashiri students visit Port Alberni

Nine students from Abashiri, Japan were welcomed to the Alberni Valley

New dog greeter spreading smiles at prestigious B.C. hotel

Trained as a guide dog, Winston was ‘too friendly’ for official service

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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

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

Local ‘bird-nerd’ gets shot of Mandarin Duck

VIDEO: Theo the 800-pound pig finds a home on Vancouver Island

An 800-pound rescued Langley pig, named Theodore, is off to a livestock sanctuary on the Island.

PAC RIM ACTIVE: GreenMax trail offers a loop for hikers

Trail offers good, low-elevation hike in the Alberni Valley

  • Jan 9, 2019

Port Alberni welcomes students from Abashiri, Japan

Student delegation will arrive on Wednesday, Jan. 9

Port Alberni dives into the New Year

Annual PEAK Polar Bear Swim drew 200 swimmers

City of Port Alberni offers Christmas tree recycling

Tree chipping service is a fundraiser for KidSport Alberni

Alberni Rotary club donates shoe boxes filled with necessities to shelters

BY SONJA DRINKWATER Special to the News Members from the Port Alberni…

  • Dec 30, 2018

Christmas comes to Westhaven retirement home in Port Alberni

Kinsmen, Salvation Army ensure seniors and hospital patients receive holiday cheer

  • Dec 27, 2018

Take a dip on Jan. 1 with Port Alberni’s annual Polar Bear Swim

New Year’s Day swim takes place at Canal Waterfront Park

VALLEY SENIORS: Alberni seniors share memories of year-end celebrations

How was the last day of the year celebrated in the old days?

  • Dec 25, 2018

How much do you really know about Christmas?

Whether you’re a Christmas angel or a Grinch, this test will challenge your knowledge of the holiday

North Island College Year In Review

From a new campus in Port Hardy, to major donations by businesses in the community

  • Dec 22, 2018

Port Alberni gets lit with Christmas displays

Lights bring Christmas cheer to Alberni Valley

Rare Russian bird sighting sees birdwatchers flock to the B.C. Shuswap

The fieldfare, a member of the thrush family, might have made its way to B.C. from Russia

Port Alberni church puts nativity scenes on display

Southside Community Church used nativities as their coffee house theme

Port Alberni quilters donate placemats to Meals on Wheels clients

Sunshine Club quilters have already started on 2019 projects