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Alberni Valley fire crews battle nighttime home blaze

Firefighters contained fire to one structure on Margaret Street

Port Alberni missing out on Island’s flourishing film industry, says insider

Lack of investment, poor listings in film database just two barriers to success

Wounded Warrior run stops in Port Alberni

Royal Canadian Legion Br. 293 hosting runners’ dinner March 1

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Alberni Valley fire crews battle Beaver Creek grass fire
800-year-old carving log arrives in Port Alberni
Canadian Maritime Engineering catamaran
New cell tower comes to Sproat Lake

Service for fallen Port Alberni RCMP officer on March 4

Const. Douglas Rentz was off duty when he died

  • Mar 1, 2019

Spill response vessels unloaded in Nanaimo

Spill response vessels designed for heavy weather won’t enter into service yet due to funding delays

Port Alice awaits word as few remaining pulp mill workers sent home

No word yet from company as to whether move marks permanent closure of dormant Neucel cellulose

New area code rolling out in B.C. this spring

All phone numbers with current area codes are set to run out by May 2020

Cameras catch drivers passing school buses in SD70

Port Alberni RCMP ticketing people caught on school bus video surveillance

  • Feb 28, 2019

Application for Beaver Creek cannabis facility passed on to province

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District chooses not to support or deny application

New woodlot raises concerns for Alberni Valley trail

A new woodlot north of Maplehurst Park has trail users worried

  • Feb 27, 2019

Judge commends Vancouver Island man’s efforts to escape addiction

Court acknowledges steps Michael Andrew McConechy took to change a life of petty crime

How to find out if you’re vaccinated as an adult in B.C.

Many adults are not certain if they are vaccinated or not

BUDGET 2019: Port Alberni council makes decision on 2.7 percent tax increase

New budget sees 20 percent increase in infrastructure spending

BC-run cannabis store on the way for Port Alberni

Government eyes spot in Pacific Rim Shopping Centre

Logging truck loses its load at busy Port Alberni intersection

90-year-old man taken to hospital after logs hit his car

  • Feb 25, 2019

Port Alberni RCMP mourn loss of off-duty officer

The flag is flying at half-mast in front of Port Alberni’s RCMP…

‘Explosion’ in Alberni’s downtown turned out to be innocent

Fire crews investigate reports in 3000-block of Third Avenue

  • Feb 25, 2019

VIDEO: Wounded Warrior Run 2019 kicks off journey on Northern Vancouver Island

The team left Carrot Park in Port Hardy at 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 25 in -6 weather conditions.

Wedding plans derailed following City of Port Alberni’s train announcement

Five wedding parties are scrambling to find alternate transportation arrangements to McLean…