Local News

Port Alberni homeowner assaulted after confronting break and enter suspect

One man facing charges of break and enter and assault with a weapon

  • Jan 7, 2019

Duke Point ferry terminal will be closed for one weekend this month

Jan. 26-27 sailings will continue to operate on a Tsawwassen-Departure Bay route

Vancouver Island parents charged for capture of child luring suspect

Video of Port Alberni assault was widely distributed on social media

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Strong winds, rain make a mess of Port Alberni
Conservation officers hunt for bears in Port Alberni
Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle
Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences

Parvovirus scare underscores lack of veterinary care on Vancouver Island’s West Coast

Puppy from near Ucluelet treated in Nanaimo after contracting highly contagious canine disease

Someone in Nanaimo is a $1-million Lotto 6/49 winner

No one matches all six numbers, so guaranteed $1 million prize awarded

All runs open at Mount Washington

All 81 Alpine ski runs operating, as are all Nordic trails

Prices hit all-time high for Alberni Valley real estate

Fewer homes sold after record-breaking 2017

Community comes forward to help Port Alberni SPCA

Thieves targeted the animal shelter, stealing donations meant to help animals in care

Thieves were busy in Port Alberni over Christmas holidays

Forestry companies, retail businesses, homes all targeted

Port Alberni RCMP officer assaulted during arrest

Nanaimo man, Alberni woman charged following altercation

  • Jan 2, 2019

Port Alberni welcomes 2019 New Year’s baby

Beckett Dhillon surprises his parents with early arrival

UPDATED: Rain and wind warnings continue for Vancouver Island

Winter storm season on B.C.’s wild west coast with up to 100mm of rain falling across the Island

Alberni Valley Hospice Society finds new home for offices

Society has purchased a building on 10th Avenue and will move offices in 2019

Ditidaht First Nation family loses winter food stores in power outage

Nearly 30 families from isolated First Nation displaced due to Dec. 20 windstorm

Bamfield residents wait for power to be restored following BC storm

‘I couldn’t believe the storm force winds we had throughout the night’

Bamfield, Dididaht, some Sproat Lake areas still without power

Hydro crews to work through Christmas; some services available for people affected by the storm

City of Port Alberni hires new fire chief

Mike Owens brings 19 years of experience in fire protection and rescue services

  • Dec 24, 2018

State of emergency ends for Tseshaht First Nation

Only two homes left without power after windstorm

  • Dec 24, 2018