Editorials

EDITORIAL: Post-tsunami calm is time for reflection for Port Alberni citizens

‘It’s rare we get a chance to do a do-over. What a gift we’ve been given.’

  • Jan 31, 2018

EDITORIAL: Alberni youth deserve RCMP liaison officer

Alberni students deserve to be heard

  • Jan 24, 2018

EDITORIAL: Five years was too long for historic Maa-nulth signing

The signing is a government-to-government agreement to work collaboratively…

  • Jan 17, 2018
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Regional Heritage Fair in Port Alberni
17th annual Alberni Valley Museum Heritage Fair
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Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018

LETTER: Land downhill from timber cut is in danger, says retired logger

To the Editor, Well, citizens of this once proud and beautiful valley.…

  • Dec 27, 2017

EDITORIAL: Logging companies owe Alberni Valley a meeting over access

It’s not surprising that forest companies cancelled their appearance…

  • Dec 13, 2017

EDITORIAL: Alberni Valley would benefit from national forest strategy

Forest strategy, new blood needed in Alberni market

  • Dec 6, 2017

EDITORIAL: BC Liberal Party has lost touch with constituents

The BC Liberals will only get one shot at rebuilding their constituents’ trust

  • Nov 1, 2017

EDITORIAL: Name game over train catches Alberni council by surprise

Smith has been asking city council for nearly a year for documentation…

  • Oct 18, 2017

EDITORIAL: Opioid dialogue must be a two-way street

Alberni’s Shelter Society is asking people to listen as well as talk

  • Oct 11, 2017

Editorial: Lady Rose would be good tourist draw

Six years after the MV Lady Rose made her final, poignant trip…

  • Sep 20, 2017

EDITORIAL: Is school district meddling in parents’ realm?

An elementary school in Duncan has made a bold decision…

  • Sep 13, 2017

EDITORIAL: Gord Johns raises his riding’s profile despite not being in power

Gord Johns has made good on his election promise…

  • Aug 29, 2017

EDITORIAL: Alberni Valley’s a rich place to live

Included in our Aug. 24 print edition—on our 11th anniversary, as it…

  • Aug 24, 2017

EDITORIAL: City of Port Alberni must commit to rail business

The McLean Mill Society is going to have to come up with…

  • Aug 17, 2017

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

EDITORIAL: Travellers have spoken, and BC Ferries should listen

Reaction to our Question of the Week about BC Ferries’ reservation system—which…

  • Aug 10, 2017

EDITORIAL: Alberni needs to build federal relationship

Port Alberni Mayor Mike Ruttan was one of a small group of…

  • Aug 10, 2017

EDITORIAL: BC Ferries’ reservation system needs a revamp

It’s time for BC Ferries to come clean about its ‘reservation’ system…

  • Aug 8, 2017