Are Vancouver Islanders ready for the 2018 wildfire season?

Foresters concerned residents don’t take the threat seriously enough

  • Mar 16th, 2018

Surrounded by coastal serenity, tourists spontaneously tie the knot in Ucluelet

“I said, jokingly, to Justin, ‘Hey, you want to get married today?’ He said, ‘Yeah!’

PAC RIM ACTIVE: Salmon habitat enhancement underway on the Somass River

Fish habitat enhancement project draws curious onlookers at Victoria Quay

  • Mar 7th, 2018

VALLEY SENIORS: Meals on Wheels offers assistance for home-bound

For almost 50 years, the program has delivered daily nutritious meals in Port Alberni

  • Feb 28th, 2018

‘You just don’t know when someone has a challenge’

Wounded Warriors Run BC spreads awareness of mental health, hopes to raise $100,000

What was your best car?

PAC RIM ACTIVE: The iconic Tri-conic Loop

The Tri-Conic “Iconic” bicycling route features many wonderful things

  • Feb 7th, 2018

LIV: How to plan a wedding in three days

Port Alberni’s Kaitlyn Deforest and Dave Johnston didn’t have a ‘traditional’ wedding ceremony

LIV: Travel on a shoestring budget

Check out these smart and frugal travel tips for exciting international experiences

  • Feb 1st, 2018

LIV: Goldsmith has a history in the Alberni Valley

Goldsmith Rob Liddicoat enjoys what the Alberni Valley has to offer

NIC, McDonald’s create business degree pathway

McDonald’s management students earn NIC credit

  • Feb 1st, 2018

VALLEY SENIORS: Diane Dvorak lives for the love of music

‘We enjoy singing lively music that brightens someone’s day’

  • Jan 31st, 2018

PAC RIM ACTIVE: First responders in the backcountry

Volunteers keep people safe in the outdoors

  • Jan 2nd, 2018

VALLEY SENIORS: You’re not alone with Friendly Phone Service

Volunteers make sure Alberni Valley seniors have someone to talk to

  • Dec 23rd, 2017

16 Days of Activism: Teresa Bird

Bird is the publisher at the Alberni Valley News

  • Dec 10th, 2017

16 Days of Activism: Theresa Kingston

Kingston was the city’s director of community services until her retirement this year

  • Dec 7th, 2017

16 Days of Activism: Susan Fox

Fox works in leadership roles for not-for-profit agencies and projects in the Alberni Valley

  • Dec 6th, 2017