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Port Alberni moves a step forward to accepting retail cannabis stores

Council discusses doing away with setback restrictions between stores

Open house for Kwispaa LNG proposal taking place today in Port Alberni

Public can view plan, talk to Steelhead LNG officials starting at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 27

Cold snap coming to Vancouver Island, but get ready for warm winter

Islanders should expect overnight temperatures below freezing throughout the weekend

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Strong winds, rain make a mess of Port Alberni
Conservation officers hunt for bears in Port Alberni
Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle
Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences

Provincial dialogue begins over Cathedral Grove traffic

Transportation ministry holds open houses asking for suggestions

Open burning restrictions expected to improve air quality in Port Alberni

Proposed regulations reflect greater understanding of health risks

  • Nov 27, 2018

Port Alberni escapes extreme weather for now

Somass River under high streamflow advisory, but no flooding

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District election irregularity goes to court

Electoral officer has asked for two area elections to be declared invalid

Controlled burning lights up Beaufort Range above Port Alberni

No wildfire, but registered slash burning is taking place: Coastal Fire Centre

Vancouver Island job rate slightly worse than the provincial average

Greater Victoria records unemployment rate of 3.9 in October 2018

Murder trial of Chemainus man halted pending psych report

Justice Warren said it was essential to ascertain Colin John’s level of fitness to stand trial.

Port Alberni hires new city planner

Katelyn McDougall replaces director of development services Scott Smith

  • Nov 22, 2018

Why you should vote for proportional representation — and why you shouldn’t

Vancouver Island MLAs offer answers to electoral reform questions

  • Nov 22, 2018

City doubles bylaw fines for unsightly properties

Property maintenance makes up 80% of bylaw calls: Scott

School District 70 trustees pursue bus seat belt issue

We need to make some noise,’ chair Craig tells board

  • Nov 21, 2018

Conservation officers hunt for bear in Port Alberni

Family says a bear attacked a man in his yard near local movie theatre

Vancouver Islanders among B.C.’s most engaged on electoral reform

Parksville-Qualicum and Courtenay-Comox lead the province in voter turnout, Island high in general

Port Alberni residents, city council divided on rules for cannabis stores

Public speaks up about pot at committee of the whole meeting

Port Alberni RCMP officers honoured for bravery

Five faced ‘violent, deranged’ male during break-in