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RCMP investigating death of commercial fisherman in Alberni Inlet

Incident is not considered suspicious at this time

Arrowview Hotel owner gets one last chance to deal with derelict building

City of Port Alberni agrees to wait 30 days in an effort to avoid large demolition bill

B.C. aviation company sends helicopters to fight fires in Amazon

Three helicopters from Coulson Aviation are enroute to Bolivia under temporary contract

Port Alberni mayor responds to tragedy on Bamfield Road
Fire burning east of Port Alberni
Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District acts to limit cannabis production

ACRD board made a move to prevent new construction of cement-based buildings

Alberni high school students help remove racist covenant from historic house

Former Comox-Alberni MP A.W. Neill once lived in the home

  • Sep 3, 2019

North Island College asks for public’s input on its future

Strategic planning will bring NIC into the future, says president John Bowman

  • Sep 2, 2019

Crews will be paving Johnston Road after Labour Day

Port Alberni highway work will take place Sept. 4–7

Alberni Valley Hospice Society earns business facade improvement grant

Community Futures Alberni-Clayoquot, City of Port Alberni contribute to hospice office renos

Tseshaht First Nation to hold healing event for former AIRS students

Alberni Indian Residential School closed 46 years ago, but painful memories still linger

  • Aug 28, 2019

Second fire near Loon Lake extinguished quickly

BC Wildfire Services dealt with new blaze

  • Aug 27, 2019

Youth suspected of vandalism return to clean up heritage rail cars in Port Alberni

Two youth accused of vandalizing a pair of heritage rail cars at…

Sproat Lake residents have more questions than answers over commercial cannabis

Sproat Lake residents want to know whether there is any way the…

Port Alberni RCMP investigate string of commercial break-ins

A number of businesses in Port Alberni’s commercial districts have been hit…

  • Aug 26, 2019

Truck seized after fatal Parksville hit-and-run

Black Ford F-250 currently under examination by investigators

UPDATED: Crane truck tips onto two condominiums in Nanaimo

All eight units evacuated, no reports of injuries

Father of suspected B.C. killer seeks access to video taken before son’s death

Alan Schmegelsky wants a video taken before, Bryer Schmegelsky, was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot

Striking Western Forest Products workers could lose benefits in September

Union, forest company at odds over Vancouver Island benefit payments as strike enters third month

Vancouver Island rainbow crosswalk covered in mysterious black substance

Black substance spilled intentionally near Qualicum Beach school and difficult to remove