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Striking Western Forest Products workers willing to ‘modify position’ if talks progress

Brian Butler, USW 1-1937 president, says union and WFP to meet Thursday, Dec. 12

BUDGET 2020: City of Port Alberni departments ask for more staff

Industrial Heritage Society, SPCA to go over their budgets in Dec. 10 meeting at 6 p.m.

Supportive housing for women, children to be constructed in Port Alberni

Housing will be operated by Alberni Community and Women’s Services Society

Talks continue over new aquatic centre for Alberni Valley

Joint ACRD, City of Port Alberni committee asks for staff report on next steps

Alberni vet heading to Africa with Veterinarians Without Borders

Dr. Roberta Templeton and her vet husband will help dairy farmers in Uganda

  • Dec 8, 2019

BUDGET 2020: Port Alberni Fire Department needs new equipment

Police services ask for funding for community policing office

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Northwest B.C. wildlife shelter rescues particularly tiny bear cub

Shelter co-founder says the cub weighs less than a third of what it should at this time of year

Child care sector feels the squeeze in Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District

There are five children for every licensed child care space in the ACRD

Alberni Valley Community Forest manager hosts open house

More trails registered in community forest

  • Dec 4, 2019

BUDGET 2020: High staff injury rate, poor condition of parks driving up costs in Port Alberni

City’s departmental budget presentations continue Dec. 4 with police, fire and technology

Wild Coast Canna looks for new location for micro-cultivation cannabis facility

Vancouver Island regional district forced to re-run cannabis hearing

Port Alberni RCMP cleared in drowning death

IIO says RCMP attempted to save man found naked, bloody in car wash

Province turns attention to Cathedral Grove safety improvements

Blasting around ‘Angel Rock’ at Cameron Lake also part of the plan

Bridge work to begin at busy Port Alberni intersection

Work begins on Gertrude Street bridge at intersection with Roger Street, Stamp Avenue

Port Alberni dips to record-breaking low temperature amid cold snap

The Vancouver Island city was the only one to break cold temperature records this week

Port Alberni man dies in rollover crash on Mount Arrowsmith logging road

Family and friends mourn loss of Connor Gagnon, thank his rescuers for their actions

Naked, bloody man drowns on Vancouver Island; police watchdog notified

Port Alberni RCMP received a call about man covered in blood at car wash

Port Alberni proposes 5.1 percent tax increase for 2020

Capital projects include community safety building, welcome sign

Port Alberni taxpayers will have to pay for damage to heritage rail cars

Damage didn’t quite reach city’s insurance deductible: CAO Tim Pley