Editorials

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
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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

EDITORIAL: Alberni Valley News tells Valley’s stories through photos

The art of photojournalism—telling stories through photographs—takes talent. A photojournalist is often…

EDITORIAL: B.C. government will need to be balanced

There’s every reason why we can expect even debate and strong voices arguing all sides

  • Aug 1, 2017

EDITORIAL: Port Alberni saves face with tax incentive program

The best thing the City of Port Alberni did for beautifying the…

  • Jul 27, 2017

EDITORIAL: Alberni Rotary Club’s message remains strong after 80 years

Service club changes with the times, keeping relevant

  • Jul 25, 2017

EDITORIAL: It takes a special kind of person to fight fires

When a fire starts in the forest, or in a home, most…

  • Jul 20, 2017

EDITORIAL: Focus must be on Alberni Valley farmers and their crop losses

The infestation of armyworm hit Alberni Valley farms fast and hard last week…

  • Jul 18, 2017

EDITORIAL: Community’s loss runs deep

You never truly know the depth of a leader’s influence and hold…

  • Jul 13, 2017

EDITORIAL: Canadian is Canadian, even when the circumstances are distasteful

When you’re Canadian, you’re Canadian. Period.

  • Jul 11, 2017