Local News

Catalyst Paper to sell U.S. mills to Chinese company

Sale will allow company to focus on B.C. interests, says president Ned Dwyer

  • May 25th, 2018

Study recommends jurors receive more financial and psychological support

Federal justice committee calls for 11 policy changes to mitigate juror stress

Celebrate cycling in Port Alberni during Bike to Work and School Week

Numerous ‘celebration stations’ are planned for May 28 to June 2

Grads receive BC Transit passes

BC Transit provides passes to graduating students in more than 50 communities

Alberni RCMP kept busy with 170 calls over May long weekend

Detachment answers calls from fatal vehicle crash to man with a gun, trailer thefts

  • May 23rd, 2018
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Port Alberni fire departments respond to a grass fire in the Beaver Creek area
Fire near Quinsam coal mine
Family of 30-year cold case victims speak to the public
Arrest made in 30-year homicide cold case of Oak Bay High grads

Ucluelet shakes up emergency services, removes manager, eyes new sirens

District has eliminated Emergency and Environmental Manager position

Port Alberni’s Walk for Dog Guides has a new look, new route

Bosley’s comes on board as sponsor for May 27 event

Alberni RCMP officers honoured for taking drunk driver off the streets

Constables Brian Kenny, Rob Jackson named to Alexa’s Team

Port Alberni man dies in single-vehicle collision

Pickup truck with three occupants went off the road on first day of May long weekend

  • May 20th, 2018

RCMP seeking missing Campbell River woman

She may be in the Nanaimo area heading to Prince George

  • May 18th, 2018

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District dives into pool discussions

Facilitated discussion will be funded by the city of Port Alberni

Vancouver Island under burn ban starting May 18

Small campfires still allowed under Cat. 2 open fire prohibition

  • May 17th, 2018

Railway groups disappointed with premier’s comments

Advocates maintain rail is still best option

More room for babies coming at Port Alberni hospital

Island Health spending $650,000 on new labour and delivery room, pharmacy improvements

North Vancouver Island 911 seeks to reduce accidental calls

Corporation launches education campaign for Mid, North Island residents

  • May 15th, 2018

Wood School builds playground addition

Three years of PAC fundraising comes to fruition for students

March for drug addiction awareness arrives in Port Alberni

Walk is one in a series that started in Tofino and will end in Victoria

  • May 15th, 2018