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Accident causes power outage on Beaver Creek Road

One sent to West Coast General Hospital in crash

Port Alberni co-ops targeted in different crimes

One break-and-enter, one case of graffiti at each gas station

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Lease agreement signed for Port Alberni oil spill response base

25-year lease agreement is part of a larger expansion plan

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Cherry Creek sets water restrictions for summer 2018

Stage One water restrictions are in effect immediately

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Green housing project sparks interest in Port Alberni

Maitland Street multi-family residence raises bar on affordability

  • Jul 17th, 2018
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Vehicle catches fire near China Creek Marina
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Truck driver faces 29 charges in Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Port Alberni ponders adding office spaces to Harbour Quay

Waterfront space is currently zoned for retail and tourism

Campfire ban coming into effect across West Coast

The Coastal Fire Centre says bans will begin on Wednesday

One hurt in Gertrude Street Bridge accident

Driver suffers medical emergency in Port Alberni crash

Motorcyclist caught driving 117 km/h on Beaver Creek Road

Port Alberni man was driving in a posted 50 km/h zone

  • Jul 16th, 2018

Heat warning issued for Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to cool down later this week

Vehicle catches fire near China Creek Marina

No injuries in blaze, according to witnesses

Living with obsessive compulsive disorder

The Big Read: Vancouver Island mom calls for more mental health services as son battles OCD

Premier wades into fishery closure debate

John Horgan questions the federal government’s approach

Horse riders resurrect public riding ring near Port Alberni

Open house planned for July 22 so public can check out Beaver Creek facility

Bomb threat closes North Island College campuses

“Out of an abundance of caution, all campuses are being evacuated.”

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UPDATED: Somass River closed to sockeye fishery

Early closure aimed at conserving Great Central Lake stock

  • Jul 12th, 2018

Island moves four to five millimetres away from mainland

Southern Vancouver Island shifts due to tiny tremors