Community

Alberni Rotary club donates shoe boxes filled with necessities to shelters

BY SONJA DRINKWATER Special to the News Members from the Port Alberni…

  • Dec 30, 2018

Christmas comes to Westhaven retirement home in Port Alberni

Kinsmen, Salvation Army ensure seniors and hospital patients receive holiday cheer

  • Dec 27, 2018

Take a dip on Jan. 1 with Port Alberni’s annual Polar Bear Swim

New Year’s Day swim takes place at Canal Waterfront Park

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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

VALLEY SENIORS: Alberni seniors share memories of year-end celebrations

How was the last day of the year celebrated in the old days?

  • Dec 25, 2018

How much do you really know about Christmas?

Whether you’re a Christmas angel or a Grinch, this test will challenge your knowledge of the holiday

North Island College Year In Review

From a new campus in Port Hardy, to major donations by businesses in the community

  • Dec 22, 2018

Port Alberni gets lit with Christmas displays

Lights bring Christmas cheer to Alberni Valley

Rare Russian bird sighting sees birdwatchers flock to the B.C. Shuswap

The fieldfare, a member of the thrush family, might have made its way to B.C. from Russia

Port Alberni church puts nativity scenes on display

Southside Community Church used nativities as their coffee house theme

Port Alberni quilters donate placemats to Meals on Wheels clients

Sunshine Club quilters have already started on 2019 projects

Sproat Lake firefighter celebrates 50 years of service

Walt Fenske recognized by Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District

West Coast General Hospital Auxiliary donates $150K to hospital

Successful year for Attic Thrift Store and hospital gift shop

Beaver Creek Fire Hall gets into the Christmas spirit

Volunteer fire department holds community food and clothing drive

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

Alberni Valley celebrates history with annual heritage awards

Alberni Valley Heritage Commission celebrates its history-keepers

Port Alberni’s Santa Train breaks attendance record

All 10 runs sold out Dec. 8-9

  • Dec 11, 2018

Port Alberni enjoys parade of boats in annual Sail Past

The fifth annual event drew a crowd at Harbour Quay

VIDEO: Close encounter with a whale near Canada-U.S border

Ron Gillies had his camera ready when a whale appeared Dec. 7