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UPDATED: Taylor Flats wildfire in the Alberni Valley under control

Fire is located close to Highway 4 near Sproat Lake

Port Alberni youth breaks neck in riverbank accident

Fundraiser has been set up for youth and his family

Port Alberni’s high school gets a rainbow crosswalk for Pride Day

Students and staff at Alberni District Secondary School celebrated the official opening…

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Gallic Road fire
Port Alberni welcomes first of three cruise ships
Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears

Port Alberni man dies in ATV accident

A Port Alberni man has died following an all-terrain vehicle accident near…

City of Port Alberni imposing water restrictions

Stage 1 restrictions go into effect June 17

  • Jun 14, 2019

PROGRESS 2019: Port Alberni-based program helps bridge business generation gap

Venture Connect focuses on B.C.-wide entrepreneurial shortage

  • Jun 13, 2019

PROGRESS 2019: Alberni Valley organizations with common goal form seniors’ sector

A new organization has formed to better serve seniors in the Alberni Valley

Salal die-off on Vancouver Island a sign of climate stress, says forester

Others blame logging practices for declining health of coastal forest

  • Jun 12, 2019

PROGRESS 2019: Collective wisdom grows in Port Alberni

Small-scale growers take advantage of group dynamics to ‘grow’ business

  • Jun 12, 2019

UPDATE: Family escapes injury in structure fire west of Port Alberni

Firefighters rescue family’s dog from fire on Tseshaht First Nation land

PROGRESS 2019: New businesses are boosting the vibe to Port Alberni’s Uptown

New and veteran business owners say it’s South Port’s time to shine

PROGRESS 2019: Coulson Aviation’s Fireliners advance world’s wildfire arsenal

Versatile 737 modifications fly higher, faster, halfway around the world

  • Jun 12, 2019

PROGRESS 2019: Alberni artists show contrasting shades of commercial success

Collaboration a common denominator for these two visual artists

  • Jun 12, 2019

Alberni Valley News earns six national journalism awards

This year, judges celebrated our editorial pages

Alberni Valley Regional Airport to replace aging weather station

$65,000 B.C. Air Access Program grant will help pay for new station

Port Alberni students’ murals a ‘welcoming beacon’ for public health unit

Murals are a collaboration between Island Health and ADSS art class

UPDATE: Elderly woman found safe: Port Alberni RCMP

89-year-old woman went missing on Central Lake Road

Port Alberni high school students bring issues to city hall

Alberni District Secondary School students talk washroom accessibility, food waste

Courtenay-Alberni MP says plastics ban is ‘a beginning’

Canada will ban single-use plastics as early as 2021

  • Jun 10, 2019

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District workers going on strike

CUPE 118 members take action over “unfair” treatment of casual and temporary workers

  • Jun 10, 2019