Community

Tofino to ban plastic bags, set minimum charge for paper and reusable bags

Town says minimum pricing aims to avoid excessive rebound to paper and reusable bags

Cape Beale rescue ‘one for history books’

Bamfield resident, former coast guard member recalls mission full of surprises

  • Mar 10, 2019

Grow your own with Alberni Valley Seedy Saturday at Char’s Landing

Market in Uptown Port Alberni will draw vendors from across Vancouver Island

  • Mar 7, 2019
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Beaver Creek Community Hall celebrates 70th birthday
Regional Heritage Fair in Port Alberni
17th annual Alberni Valley Museum Heritage Fair
Easter weekend in the Alberni Valley

Air Quality Council talks about air quality in the Alberni Valley

Public meeting will include VIU’s mobile air quality van

PAC RIM ACTIVE: How many trails are there in the Alberni Valley?

Marked trails, those that go through private property vary wildly, says columnist

  • Mar 6, 2019

Alberni Valley farm celebrates all things maple

Arrowvale Campgound and Collins Farm hosted annual Maple Syrup Festival

Stolen hamburger returned to B.C. restaurant with side of shame

Misunderstanding leads to removal of sizable ornamental sandwich

B.C. First Nations youth ready to sing during International Women’s Day

Group requested to peform their song ‘Worthy’ during New Westminster event

‘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

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