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South Island measles exposures confirmed at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria

Two cases of measles confirmed in Victoria, Island Health warns of hospital exposure

Meet the missing on Vancouver Island

BC RCMP site lists 12 ongoing missing persons investigations, 10 current, two historic

Indigenous youth create monument to language, culture at Alberni event

Culture, language go hand in hand with Gathering Our Voices drum project

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Orca Whales in Alberni Inlet
Gathering Our Voices 2019-Drum Project
Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears

Alberni-Clayoquot byelection candidates lay out platforms

BY MIKE YOUDS Special to the News Candidates outnumbered electors at a…

  • Mar 28, 2019

Federal Minister Joyce Murray hears from Port Alberni elders

The Liberal MP for Vancouver Quadra is on a federal budget tour

Indigenous voices celebrated at Alberni Athletic Hall

Gathering Our Voices 2019 concludes with song, dance and awards

Drag racing could return to Port Alberni’s airport for 2019

New airport committee gives tentative nod to Thunder in the Valley returning to airport

Defence says man committed fatal hotel shooting in Nanaimo to protect wife

Brandon Tyler Woody set to learn fate in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo on Wednesday

Port Alberni city council gives green light to retail cannabis stores

Alberni Cannabis and Platinum Cannabis received positive recommendations

Video of ‘brutal, shocking and chilling execution’ opens Vancouver Island murder hearing

Sentencing underway for Brandon Woody after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in Nanaimo

Port Alberni is home to B.C.’s luckiest lotto store

Five million-dollar winners bought tickets from same corner store

Drag races could return to Stamp Ave in Port Alberni in 2019

Thunder in the Valley might not return to the Alberni Valley Regional Airport this year

Inspirational Vancouver Island youngster dies after battle with brain cancer

Kaiden Finley ‘was seriously the strongest 11-year-old’

Indigenous youth connect with their culture at Gathering Our Voices workshops

Secluded Wellness Centre in Port Alberni hosted traditional wildcraft sessions

  • Mar 23, 2019

Protective human chain forms around Victoria mosque for Friday prayer

Islanders stand arm-in-arm to show support in aftermath of New Zealand shootings

Illegal cannabis club in Port Alberni ticketed again

RCMP seize cannabis, issue fine for second time in five months

  • Mar 22, 2019

Motorists attempted CPR on victim in fatal Highway 4 crash west of Whiskey Creek

Witnesses say three vehicles involved in collision; man in 70s confirmed dead

  • Mar 22, 2019

Real-life tsunami threat in Port Alberni prompts evacuation updates

UBC study says some people didn’t recognize the emergency signal

Indian Day School students eligible for $10K apiece

Islanders included in settlement package reached with Canada’s federal government

Short list for new gnome home includes Parksville, Coombs

Five potential locations have been chosen by Howard’s owners who will decide Tuesday