Editorials

EDITORIAL: Graduates are the voices of today

On Friday, students from Alberni District Secondary School will don caps and gowns…

  • Jun 26, 2019

EDITORIAL: Plastics ban needs to start from the top

The more people talk about the plastics ban, the more it may catch on elsewhere…

  • Jun 19, 2019

EDITORIAL: Progress takes cooperation in Port Alberni

Our fifth annual Progress edition has hit the streets…

  • Jun 12, 2019

EDITORIAL: Cancellation of drag races another hit to Port Alberni tourism

The first hit came a few months ago when city council shut down popular Alberni Pacific Railway

LETTER: Newest MP hops on gravy train at just the right time

By-election held in Nanaimo-Ladysmith saw about 40 percent of eligible voters turn out…

  • May 22, 2019

EDITORIAL: Have faith in our community, and make sure to tell others

Alberni Valley businesses had the chance to shine on April 26…

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2019 ADSS grads travel to prom in style
Sproat Lake fire department demonstrates sprinkler safety
Gallic Road fire
Port Alberni welcomes first of three cruise ships

EDITORIAL: Local businesses are the heart of a community

Shopping locally is a win-win for everyone involved

  • Apr 17, 2019

EDITORIAL: Voices carry on well after provincial Indigenous youth conference is over

The Alberni Valley played host last week to an important cultural event…

  • Mar 27, 2019

EDITORIAL: Was Port Alberni’s decision on trains the right decision?

For two years, we have been hearing about how much the train and mill are draining public coffers…

  • Mar 6, 2019

EDITORIAL: Time to get serious about Port Alberni’s floodplain

Port Alberni is situated in a unique topographical area…

  • Feb 6, 2019

EDITORIAL: In face of tough week, Port Alberni first responders deserve our respect

Last week was a difficult week for first responders in the Alberni Valley…

  • Jan 23, 2019

EDITORIAL: Housing prices, balanced market a sign of confidence for Port Alberni

Port Alberni’s real estate market has quietly been breaking some records…

  • Jan 16, 2019

EDITORIAL: Sister city Abashiri’s dedication to Port Alberni something to honour

This week we welcome a delegation of students and adults from Abashiri, Japan

  • Jan 9, 2019

EDITORIAL: Alberni Valley News is dedicated to sharing region’s heritage stories

It is important to acknowledge our history, no matter how uncomfortable it may be

  • Dec 12, 2018

EDITORIAL: School washrooms are no place for fear

This is about access for people who need to use the facilities…

  • Nov 14, 2018

EDITORIAL: It’s time to stop stereotyping Port Alberni’s homeless population

Homelessness is so much more than a bunch of tents and tarps…

  • Oct 31, 2018

EDITORIAL: What will it take to cruise to success on Port Alberni’s waterfront?

Port Alberni is already a popular place with cruise ship visitors…

  • Oct 10, 2018

EDITORIAL: City of Port Alberni needs to step up over McLean Mill

What was once a main part of the city’s Alberni Heritage Network is in jeopardy

  • Sep 26, 2018

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

EDITORIAL: B.C. is burning under a lack of common sense

This is not about access, this is about safety

  • Aug 22, 2018