LETTER: Change needed in long-term care homes

This is not meant to criticize well-run long term care facilities…

  • Jun 3, 2020

LETTER: Swiss governance would never work for Canada

Canada is 24,000 times bigger in size than Switzerland…

  • May 28, 2020

LETTER: Teenagers are our hope for the future

I believe some of our unsung heroes are our community’s pre-teens, teens and young adults…

  • May 20, 2020

LETTER: COVID-19 pandemic provides opportunities

“Make lemonade out of lemons…”

  • May 20, 2020

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020
A Day in the Life of Port Alberni: Pandemic Edition
Fire crews battle fire at San Group construction site
Cruise for Care
Port Alberni nurse surprised by retirement parade

LETTER: This new way of life isn’t so bad

People seem to be more cheerful and willing to converse and more apt in helping one another…

  • May 13, 2020

LETTER: Siren use ‘way overdone’, says writer

Sounding all the sirens and horns and whistles and bells is a lame way to show appreciation…

  • May 13, 2020

LETTER: Citizens need help before corporations

Writer says Canada should not bail out big corporations over COVID-19

  • May 13, 2020

LETTER: Canada should look at Switzerland’s political system

We do not live in a democracy…

  • May 6, 2020

LETTER: Writer quick to give credit to company despite differences

Praise should come at least as quickly as concern…

  • May 6, 2020

COLUMN: From flattening the COVID-19 curve to Team B.C. recovery

B.C. business leaders say they’re ready to restart economy

  • Apr 30, 2020

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020

LETTER: Writer takes issue with landscaping at main Port Alberni intersection

State of trees, topsoil a source of concern for Port Alberni resident

  • Apr 29, 2020

LETTER: The air we breathe is more important than woodburning bylaw discussion

Finally, the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District is putting restrictions into place…

  • Apr 29, 2020

LETTER: Sometimes, it’s prudent to cut down trees

SAN Group of companies is establishing a lumber enterprise beside the paper mill on the waterfront..

  • Apr 22, 2020

LETTER: Emergency nurse appreciates Saturday siren salute

It was extremely impressive and touching and brought tears to my eyes…

  • Apr 22, 2020

LETTER: Sirens should only be used for emergencies

I have no issue with people showing support for frontline workers…

  • Apr 22, 2020

LETTER: Citizens deserve action from their municipal council

Council should have been seen to be taking concerns about the McLean Mill property more seriously…

  • Apr 22, 2020

LETTER: People deserve to know where COVID-19 is present

I have to state my objections to the current Island Health policy…

  • Apr 15, 2020