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LETTER: Awareness of racial bias an important first step

To the Editor, Re: Our work against racism not finished yet, Letters,…

  • Apr 7, 2021
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LETTER: Contract out public works and save money

Writer says it’s time for the City of Port Alberni to think creatively

  • Apr 7, 2021
The Echo 67 Aquatic Centre is nearing the end of its service life, and many people in Port Alberni want to see a new pool. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

LETTER: City should spend reserves on pool, not path

All too often, to avoid public scrutiny, councils have used reserve funds to pay for pet projects…

  • Mar 31, 2021
The Echo 67 Aquatic Centre is nearing the end of its service life, and many people in Port Alberni want to see a new pool. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

LETTER: City of Port Alberni’s ‘new’ pool fund not so new, says former employee

So why create a new “contingency” fund?

  • Mar 31, 2021
The Echo 67 Aquatic Centre is nearing the end of its service life, and many people in Port Alberni want to see a new pool. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
A mantle of smoke overhangs the city of Port Alberni, indicating a thermal inversion of the sort that commonly traps harmful smoke particulate in winter. (MIKE YOUDS PHOTO)

LETTER: Protect Port Alberni’s watershed and save our drinking water

To the Editor, My town is slowly poisoning itself, and we aren’t…

  • Mar 29, 2021
A mantle of smoke overhangs the city of Port Alberni, indicating a thermal inversion of the sort that commonly traps harmful smoke particulate in winter. (MIKE YOUDS PHOTO)
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LETTER: City has a good start on environmental change, but it could be better

The scientific evidence is overwhelming…

  • Mar 29, 2021
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LETTER: Work against racism isn’t finished

When I heard the news of a shooting in Atlanta on March 17, 2021…

  • Mar 29, 2021
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LETTER: Port Alberni has good health care

I recently had to be rushed to West Coast General Hospital by paramedics in an ambulance…

  • Mar 17, 2021
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A mantle of smoke overhangs the city of Port Alberni, indicating a thermal inversion of the sort that commonly traps harmful smoke particulate in winter. (MIKE YOUDS PHOTO)

LETTER: Wood burning stoves still viable for some

I note that wood heat remains a viable and valuable resource for the community…

  • Mar 17, 2021
A mantle of smoke overhangs the city of Port Alberni, indicating a thermal inversion of the sort that commonly traps harmful smoke particulate in winter. (MIKE YOUDS PHOTO)
Echo Pool has been around for 51 years, and is the only pool that age that has not been replaced in B.C. AV NEWS FILE PHOTO

LETTER: Access to Port Alberni’s pool is too restricted, says writer

Making a reservation at our community pool should not be like buying Rolling Stones tickets!

  • Mar 10, 2021
Echo Pool has been around for 51 years, and is the only pool that age that has not been replaced in B.C. AV NEWS FILE PHOTO
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LETTER: Bring back rooming houses to help solve low-income housing issue

My “room” had a kitchenette and bathroom…

  • Mar 10, 2021
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Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks Guardian Gisele Martin shares a moment with an old growth tree. (Submitted photo)

LETTER: Gov’t needs to listen to people when it comes to old growth forests

While the government delays, irreplaceable old growth forests are being logged and permanently lost

  • Mar 10, 2021
Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks Guardian Gisele Martin shares a moment with an old growth tree. (Submitted photo)
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LETTER: The City of Port Alberni’s tax proposal is out of touch with reality

Residents have too much financial hardship for a tax increase, says letter writer

  • Mar 3, 2021
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Raegan Elford of Victoria discovers ‘Hope’ in the woods and holds it in her pocket. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

LETTER: Hope is found

Keep fighting…

  • Mar 3, 2021
Raegan Elford of Victoria discovers ‘Hope’ in the woods and holds it in her pocket. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
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LETTER: Port Alberni needs to straighten financial priorities

I’m writing to express my utter frustration with the City of Port Alberni’s financial priorities…

  • Mar 3, 2021
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A mantle of smoke overhangs the city of Port Alberni, indicating a thermal inversion of the sort that commonly traps harmful smoke particulate in winter. (MIKE YOUDS PHOTO)

LETTER: Time to ‘clear the air’ in Port Alberni

Over the past five years we have had two surveys done on the air quality in the Alberni Valley…

  • Mar 3, 2021
A mantle of smoke overhangs the city of Port Alberni, indicating a thermal inversion of the sort that commonly traps harmful smoke particulate in winter. (MIKE YOUDS PHOTO)
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LETTER: Port Alberni’s pool is a valuable asset to all

I wish to say how grateful I am to access the pool on a regular basis…

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Echo Pool has been around for 53 years, and is the only pool that age that has not been replaced in B.C. AV NEWS FILE PHOTO

LETTER: Reduced hours at Echo Aquatic Centre is detrimental to good health

It has been my good fortune to be able to use our Echo Aquatic Centre for many years…

  • Feb 24, 2021
Echo Pool has been around for 53 years, and is the only pool that age that has not been replaced in B.C. AV NEWS FILE PHOTO
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LETTER: New cardlock in Alberni will encourage trucks to take main drag

Road maintenance would then fall to province, not city tax coffers

  • Feb 24, 2021
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LETTER: Build the pool already, says former City of Port Alberni worker

With each passing year the risk of a failure to our 54-year-old pool increases…

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