Community

RAISE A READER 2018: Klitsa Tutoring helps students set, achieve goals

Karlee Simpson and Tyrelle Braker are 2018’s Klitsa Tutoring bursary winners

  • Sep 19, 2018

RAISE A READER 2018: Learning over coffee

Seven years later, Coffee Celebrations at Literacy Alberni are an institution

  • Sep 18, 2018

RAISE A READER 2018: Food literacy is important, too

Cooking for Life class at Literacy Alberni teaches skills in the kitchen

  • Sep 18, 2018
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Abashiri students visit Port Alberni
Port Alberni dives into the New Year
Westhaven Christmas carolling 2018
Parade of boats arrives in Port Alberni

Port Alberni quilters donate to those in need

Sunshine Club quilters delivered bags of toiletries to ACAWS, cat beds to SPCA

Food Drive seeks support from Port Alberni residents

Province-wide food drive will support local food banks

  • Sep 16, 2018

Toy Run roars through Port Alberni

Vancouver Island’s largest motorcycle event draws more than 500 riders

Incredible effort by amateur pet detectives brings home lost B.C. dog

Community effort in Campbell River helps reunite Yorkshire terrier-chihuahua Jax with family

Rain doesn’t stop Parkinson’s SuperWalk in Port Alberni

Alberni group raised almost $4,000

  • Sep 12, 2018

VIDEO: Fun at the Alberni District Fall Fair

74th annual Fall Fair ran over four days

  • Sep 12, 2018

Alberni Valley Gleaning Project is fruitful for all involved

More to gleaning than meets the eye

  • Sep 9, 2018

Vancouver Island elders share words of wisdom

Big Read: Seniors weigh in on what our youth are getting right — and what they might be missing

Nominations open for Vancouver Island family business awards

Family Business Association Vancouver Island accepting nominations until Oct. 12

10 B.C. cities to pilot new program against childhood obesity

Healthy Family Living program being tested in 10 communities, including Chilliwack

Alberni Valley Transition Town highlights health at Fall Fair

Popular “guess the weight of the squash” contest will return this weekend

  • Sep 5, 2018

PAC RIM ACTIVE: Alligators on Vancouver Island?

Northern Alligator Lizard not easily spotted

  • Sep 5, 2018

North Island College kicks off school year in Port Alberni

More than 250 students will be attending the Port Alberni campuses

‘Paws’ this weekend and fight animal cruelty in B.C.

The BC SPCA is centralizing its Paws for a Cause event to just six community events in B.C.

Councillor Denis Sauvé announces intent to run for mayor of Port Alberni

Sauvé is the sixth mayoral candidate for the upcoming October election

  • Sep 4, 2018