Local News

UPDATE: Advisory lifted for Papermill Dam in Port Alberni

Papermill Dam was closed on both sides of Somass River due to high E. coli counts

Manhunt over: A look at the three murder victims found in northern B.C.

The bodies of Chynna Deese, Lucas Fowler and Leonard Dyck were discovered days apart

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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

Outcome of search for B.C. fugitives ‘absolutely devastating’: Alberni mayor

Manitoba RCMP believe they’ve found the bodies of Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky

Fire crews extinguish blaze in Port Alberni home

No one was in the Seventh Avenue house when the fire started

Valley Street Rods to close Harbour Quay for annual car show Aug. 9

Show n’ shine will go on even though Thunder in the Valley is cancelled

Sighting of B.C. fugitives near Moose Jaw, Sask. ‘not credible’, says RCMP

Tip came in over the weekend that the two suspects were in Saskatchewan

Language revitalization pole project runs out of money

Carvers continue to work as group makes urgent plea for funding

Swim advisory lifted at Canal Beach in Port Alberni

New area of concern crops up along Somass River

City of Port Alberni’s reconciliation report makes 27 recommendations

Some initiatives are straightforward while others will take time, says mayor

  • Aug 5, 2019

City of Port Alberni to invite proposals for McLean Mill

McLean Mill Society continues to manage historic site

  • Aug 4, 2019

RCMP call in dive team to search for BC fugitives near Gillam

Divers will arrive overnight, search for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky in morning

Port Alberni man charged with sexual assaults involving sex trade workers

Stephen Bradley Ewing arrested in connection with crimes that happened in Nanaimo

Another rock slide on Highway 4 cuts off Tofino-Ucluelet

Single-lane alternating traffic now moving around debris

Police probe ‘suspicious vehicle’ thought to be linked to B.C. fugitives in northern Ontario

Caller thought males could be Kam McLeod, Bryer Schmegelsky of Port Alberni

Hwy. 4 between Tofino-Ucluelet and the rest of Vancouver Island closed in both directions

Drivers are once again stuck either in or out of the Tofino-Ucluelet area Wednesday morning.

Woodland Village tenants in Port Alberni say no to condos

Port Alberni redevelopment keys on condominiums to increase units

  • Jul 30, 2019

Sproat Lake residents oppose cannapark proposal

Right idea, wrong place, residents tell Wild Coast Canna