Local News

UPDATE: both lanes open Hwy. 19 south after multi-vehicle accident

A car fire has since been extinguished at the Hillview Rd. crash site Thursday morning

RCMP searching for man wanted on sexual assault charges

William Meers is known to frequent the Duncan area

Kinder Morgan protest planned for Port Alberni

Protest is part of a nationwide movement on Friday, March 23

RCMP searching for man wanted on sexual assault charges

William Meers is known to frequent the Duncan area

Get emergency prepared with workshop at Capitol Theatre

Emergency preparedness workshop will take place on Friday, Mar. 23

  • Mar 21st, 2018

Beaver Creek home destroyed in early morning fire

A house on Beaver Creek Road and Wadena Road caught fire early Wednesday morning

Port Alberni's steam train to fire up again in 2018
Snow Day in Port Alberni
North Island College (Alberni campus) open house
Fire at Alberni Pacific Division Sawmill in Port Alberni

Alberni film maker getting worldwide recognition for short film on salmon life cycle

Peter Mieras’ short film I Am Salmon has been accepted to film festivals around the world

Only minor injuries after semi rolls over on Alberni Highway

Semi ended up in the westbound ditch for a number of hours

  • Mar 19th, 2018

Port Alberni RCMP looking for missing truck

Truck was last seen at Liquor Depot on Wednesday

  • Mar 19th, 2018

Huu-ay-aht mother reunited with newborn daughter after court case

Mother and child will reside in Port Alberni with supervision and support

  • Mar 15th, 2018

$100,000 kicks off new wildfire recovery campaign

Campaign looks to “ReLeaf” fire affected areas

Gord Johns calls on Liberal government to act on unfair newsprint tariffs

U.S. anti-dumping tariff could have “devastating impact” on Island communities

  • Mar 15th, 2018

Port Alberni council endorses climate, food security measures

Pared-down list includes market-garden, home conversion incentives

  • Mar 15th, 2018

Young Nuu-chah-nulth boy remembered by his big, beautiful smile

A six-year-old boy died in a Port Alberni home on March 13

BBB brings virtual cybersecurity to businesses and consumers Island-wide

Free virtual CyberSecurity Awareness Event on your computer terminal March 23

Port Alberni city council tweaks election rules

City moves to same-day registration for Oct. 20 vote

  • Mar 14th, 2018

Harbourview slapped with nuisance status

Apartment building triggers too many police, fire callouts, council says

  • Mar 13th, 2018

Vancouver Island connection surfaces to century-old shipwreck

Card game and a bottle saved her ancestor’s life

  • Mar 13th, 2018

Port Alberni police seek Mercury Topaz involved in a hit and run

The RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the vehicle and driver

  • Mar 12th, 2018