Community

Tseshaht First Nation youth raises more than $1K for cancer research

‘It was hard not to be able to hug him and our family’

Port Alberni’s Canada Day parade cancelled until 2021

Organizers encourage citizens to celebrate virtually this year

Banners will hang in Port Alberni’s Rotary Arts District despite COVID-19 delay

Only half the banners were painted before nationwide closures due to the pandemic

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IHS Vintage Trucks on Canada Day
Port Alberni's 2020 grads celebrate
A Day in the Life of Port Alberni: Pandemic Edition
What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?

QUIZ: In honour of mothers

On Mother’s Day, see how much you know about the day and about some famous mothers

B.C. Grade 7 students create ‘We Are Canada’ video and web page

Abbotsford project features voices from across the nation defining what it means to be Canadian

  • May 7, 2020

A LOOK BACK: Port Alberni during the Depression

Take a peek at Alberni Valley history with Alberni Valley Museum

Island Health needs photos to memorialize nurses in action

Canada marks Nursing Week May 11 to 17 to coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale

Get ready for Day in the Life—Port Alberni Pandemic edition!

Send the Alberni Valley News photos of what you’ve been doing during the pandemic and we’ll share them

QUIZ: A tribute to The Beatles

How much do you know about the iconic band from the 1960s?

A LOOK BACK: Port Alberni’s hospital

Take a peek at Alberni Valley history with Alberni Valley Museum

  • May 2, 2020

A LOOK BACK: at the Alberni District Fall Fair

A Look Back is a new feature in the Alberni Valley News featuring historic community photos

VIDEO: Port Alberni’s Cruise for Care draws 150 cars

Cruisers salute health-care workers at long-term care homes, hospital

VIDEO: Port Alberni nurse surprised by retirement parade

Linda Kenny’s friends and colleagues took to the streets during COVID-19 to celebrate her retirement

  • Apr 29, 2020

Seed money helps Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District ‘garden packs’ grow

Groups partner to promote local growing, food security on Vancouver Island

  • Apr 29, 2020

100-year-old gravestones vandalized at Surrey Centre Cemetery

Headstones of local pioneers toppled in Cloverdale

B.C. salmon farmers donate 60,000 pounds of canned salmon to food banks

The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) has created a salmon donation initiative…

  • Apr 28, 2020

Ladysmith cartoonist documents loggers’ lives through caricatures

Gordon Barney’s cartoons tell stories of lives inside logging camps along the west coast of the Island

Sooke Fine Art Show moves online due to COVID-19 pandemic

34th annual event hosted online in order to adhere to social distancing practices

  • Apr 27, 2020

QUIZ: A salute to health care workers

How much do you know about doctors, nurses and medicine? Put your knowledge to the test.