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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

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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

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

Intern gives Port Alberni’s museum artifacts an update

St. John’s man travelled more than 7,000 kms to assist with curatorial duties

Port Alberni realtor trekking the Sahara Desert in support of ACAWS

Chris Fenton of The Fenton Team will spend five days hiking in the Sahara Desert

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

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