Dale Leier, owner of Codfather Seafood, was ready to test his barbecued ribs Sunday in the annual King Edward Rib-Cooking Contest, part of fun at the fairgrounds during Family Food Fest. Codfather was voted first for ribs and second for sauce. Solda’s sauce took first while coming second for ribs. MIKE YOUDS PHOTO

Port Alberni’s Family Food Fest draws a crowd

Codfather Seafood wins first prize for best ribs

The annual Family Food Festival took place at Port Alberni’s Fall Fair Grounds on Sunday, June 2.

The event featured plenty of entertainment, activities and, of course, food. It was also the home of the fourth annual King Edward Rib Cooking Competition, where competitors fought to dethrone Brad Declercq, owner and chef at Starboard Grill, who was the winner of the last two competitions.

This year, Codfather Seafood was voted first for ribs and second for sauce. Solda’s Family Restaurant took took first place for sauce while coming second for ribs.

All the money raised at this event will be going to the Ty Watson House.

Just Posted

Overpass, barrier, more parking considered for Cathedral Grove

Provincial government proceeding ‘with caution’

Ladybird ends undefeated season with Spring League championship

Port Alberni spring basketball league ended after three weeks of playoffs

Port Alberni riders compete in Pony Club championships in Courtenay

Two riders earn ribbons at regional competition

Port Alberni contractor earns safety award

Mosaic Forest Management honoured 10 Vancouver Island contractors

Courtenay-Alberni Greens name Sean Wood as federal candidate

Nomination meeting took place June 15 at Hupacasath Hall in Port Alberni

Video shows fireworks shot at swan in Alberta

Alberta Fish and Wildlife is investigating the incident in Grande Prairie

Foot ferry service in Nanaimo won’t happen this summer

Island Ferries says it still needs to secure funding

WITH VIDEO: Two endangered marmots released on Vancouver Island

With three new pups born in May, two more Vancouver Island Marmots… Continue reading

‘Text neck’ causing bone spurs to grow from millennials’ skulls, researchers say

Technology use from early childhood causing abnormal bone growths in 41 per cent of young adults

B.C. teen killed by fallen tree on field trip remembered as hero

13-year-old Tai Caverhill was the first to spot the tree falling and warned his friends

Surrey RCMP raises Pride flag amid din of protesters

There were about 30 protesters on either side, and 20 Mounties doing crowd control

Should B.C. get rid of Daylight Saving Time?

The province wants to know, as state governments down south make the move

Air Canada reviewing how crew left sleeping passenger on parked plane

In a Facebook post, the woman said she woke up ‘all alone’ on a ‘cold dark’ aircraft

Canadians crash out of Women’s World Cup in 0-1 loss to Sweden

Canada missed a chance to tie the game on a penalty shot

Most Read