Community

Getting their child back from a ‘deep hole’

After Makena suffered 100 seizures, surgery became a ‘high point’ for these parents

  • Dec 2, 2019

Changing the outcome through philanthropy

Donor support plays a vital role when it comes to cancer breakthroughs

  • Dec 2, 2019

Harbour Quay lights up Port Alberni’s waterfront

Cold temperatures can’t keep people away from annual tradition

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A Day in the Life of Port Alberni: Pandemic Edition
Port Alberni nurse surprised by retirement parade
What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?
Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army

Christmas toy drive follows Port Alberni fundraiser for out-of-work forestry workers

Between forestry workers on strike and early Mosaic closure, thousands are affected

  • Nov 29, 2019

VALLEY SENIORS: Pickleball is a sport for all ages

Albenri Valley seniors helped increase interest in sport, facilities

  • Nov 27, 2019

North Island College time capsule opened

25 years of memories revealed when capsule opened in NIC’s Port Alberni campus

Vancouver Island bakery cooks up Coast Salish inspired gingerbread house

Geoff Cram creates gingerbread displays every year, this time he wanted to do something Canadian

Port Alberni’s Salvation Army kicks off Christmas season

Hope in the Valley breakfast was held at the Royal Canadian Legion

Alberni high school students decorate city garbage cans with painted themes

Some of Port Alberni’s garbage cans have a new coat of paint,…

Eagles congregate around Salish Sea for one last feast before period of famine

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society preparing to receive birds in need of care

  • Nov 22, 2019

Student volunteers will be talking recycling at your doorstep

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District is conducting a survey of homes

B.C. mayor urges premier to tweak road speeds in an ‘epidemic of road crash fatalities’

Haynes cites ICBC and provincial documents in letter to John Horgan

  • Nov 20, 2019

Salvation Army kettle campaign targets $200,000 for Island residents in need

Goal is to raise $250,000 this year for Vancouver Island residents needing support

Alberni adventurers talk about trekking Vancouver Island’s ‘Secret Coast’

Windh will share photos and stories from the expedition at Alberni Valley Museum

Port Alberni remembers our veterans

Remembrance Day ceremonies took place Nov. 11

Salmon Fest derby ticket wins Alberni man $1,000

The last winner of the 48th Port Alberni Salmon Festival has finally…

QUIZ: Do you know the way to Sesame Street?

The iconic children’s television show first aired 50 years ago

Not looking forward to raking? Here’s why to leave the leaves

Nature Conservancy of Canada has good news for those who hate yard work

Port Alberni’s veterans: then and now

Eight veterans are portrayed in their wartime photographs and as they are in 2019

  • Nov 7, 2019

Port Alberni’s Legion in danger of closing

Branch 293 executive hope volunteers step up to fill vacant roles