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Get moving and grooving for Our Town in Port Alberni

First Our Town event of the summer takes place Tuesday, July 9

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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
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Vancouver-based artist paints Zeballos wildfires

Paintings by Liz Toohey-Wiese address climate change, effects of economy on physical world

VALLEY SENIORS: Music is a family affair for the Noiles siblings

Five of six siblings sing in Port Alberni’s Folk Song Circle

  • Jun 29, 2019

Enderby, B.C., named Canada’s most active community

The ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge to award city with $150,000

Alberni valedictorian is proud of his time at ADSS

Jayden Iversen was voted valedictorian of the 2019 graduating class

Butterflies released in Port Alberni in memory of loved ones

Alberni Valley Hospice Society hosts fourth annual ‘Butterfly Effect’

  • Jun 25, 2019

VIDEO: Sproat Lake Fire Department demonstrates sprinkler safety

Demonstration only took 3-5 minutes to create a deadly scenario where no one could survive

  • Jun 19, 2019

Paint your toe for Pride in Port Alberni

Alberni couple launches campaign to show support for the LGBTQ community

Homalco tour gives glimpse into area’s ‘People, Land, Water’

First Nation business mixes cultural components with wildlife excursions

Fundraiser set up after fire destroys Alberni Valley family’s home

Fire on Tseshaht First Nation land leaves young family in need

‘Eat vegetables’ among advice given from ages 4 to 90 in B.C. students’ video

‘Character Matters’ project produced by Grade 6 students in Abbotsford

PAC RIM ACTIVE: Access agreements with Mosaic could solve forested land conflicts

The presence and enormous popularity of these trails is causing headaches…

  • Jun 12, 2019

City of Port Alberni recognizes World Elder Abuse Day

Every year on June 15, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is commemorated in Canada

  • Jun 11, 2019

Port Alberni’s Family Food Fest draws a crowd

Codfather Seafood wins first prize for best ribs

  • Jun 9, 2019

Vancouver Island mom enters Maxim Cover Girl contest for daughter’s sake

Grand prize money would help with costs of 10-year-old daughter’s spinal surgery

Map tracks GPS-equipped bald eagles throughout B.C.

Residents are able to get a glimpse into the daily life of a bald eagle

Time capsule found in wall of White Rock church slated for demolition

‘Opportunity to say goodbye to First United’ set for Sunday