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Well-known Port Alberni politician, philanthropist Gillian Trumper has died

Community remembers Trumper as generous to her community, and a groundbreaking politician

2019 FEDERAL ELECTION: Courtenay-Alberni candidate videos

Election day in Canada is Oct. 21

  • Oct 13, 2019

Bamfield boat service increases following fatal bus accident

Science students taking MV Frances Barkley to Bamfield marine station

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Sea turtle rescued from Alberni Inlet
Port Alberni mayor responds to tragedy on Bamfield Road
Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears

Courtenay-Alberni candidates trade barbs at Alberni all candidates meeting

Crime, climate change, seniors all on slate of questions

Derelict hotel in Port Alberni sold

New owner from Lantzville plans to build condos on Arrowview Hotel site

2019 ELECTION: Courtenay-Alberni candidates face tough questions from ADSS students

All candidates meeting took place at Alberni District Secondary School

Tour de Rock 2019 team raises more than $1.1 million for kids cancer research

Cops for Cancer team cycled 1,000 kilometres across Vancouver Island

New open burning restrictions take effect in Alberni Valley

Rules aimed at reducing harmful particulate in populated areas

  • Oct 8, 2019

Injured Vancouver Island mushroom picker says thanks to rescuers

‘Perfect storm’ of events challenge search team from Port Alberni

The iconic MV Lady Rose passenger vessel has been sold again

Sechelt group buys former Union Steamship vessel from Tofino owner

Semi-truck rollover slows traffic heading in and out of Tofino-Ucluelet

The highway is open to single-lane alternating traffic and drivers should 20 minute delays.

Port Alberni ‘Stroller Brigade’ marches for child care

Port Alberni one of 21 communities across B.C. participating in Stroller Brigade for Child Care

Alberni Valley Community Foundation invests in community

Private bequests help fund non-profit programs in the city, says board chair

No more warnings for Vancouver Islanders who leave out bear attractants

Under the Wildlife Act of B.C. people are required to secure all wildlife attractants or face fines

Sugar kelp partnership sweetens food hub proposal on Vancouver Island

Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood, Cascadia Seaweed envision growth of industry

  • Oct 4, 2019

VIDEO: Rare tropical sea turtle rescued from Alberni Inlet

‘Berni’ the olive ridley sea turtle is recovering from cold shock at the Vancouver Aquarium

Alberni city councillor elected to UBCM executive

Port Alberni city councillor Helen Poon has been elected as a director-at-large…

UPDATE: Jaws of Life used to free two people trapped after collision on Alberni Highway

Emergency personnel responded to a multi-vehicle accident near Coombs Country Candy

Healing from residential school experience requires fuller redress, says Vancouver Island chief

Tseshaht First Nation near Port Alberni draws hundreds for three-day healing event

  • Sep 30, 2019