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Astronaut’s visit uplifts B.C. community still reeling from wildfires

Chris Hadfield joins field-research team in Telegraph Creek

Who’s got the best ribs in Port Alberni?

Family Food Fest seeks entrants to annual rib contest

  • Mar 15, 2019

Vancouver Island weather forecast shows serious signs of spring

Sunshine and temperatures in the mid-teens expected Sunday and Monday

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Port Alberni students celebrate National Forest Week
Port Alberni has fun at 74th annual Fall Fair
What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?
Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army

New farm program in Alberni serves as model for sustainable agriculture

Partnership between Port Alberni Shelter Society and North Island College will grow young farmers

  • Mar 13, 2019

Nude bungy jumpers stretch annual Vancouver Island event to record heights

More than 100 take the plunge for the BC Schizophrenia Society at WildPlay Nanaimo

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

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