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Assault charges laid following incident at Vancouver Island cadet training centre

A one-day court martial concerning an assault charge at HMCS Quadra will…

Lessons from the Tseshaht longhouse: countering ignorance-based racism with knowledge

A Nuu-chah-nulth First Nation and School District 70 share their cultures during annual event

  • Feb 7, 2020

Arrowview Hotel Demolition continues

Owner intent on building condominiums once old building is razed

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Alberni Valley First Nations show support for Wet'suwet'en hereditary leaders
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Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears

Province appoints special mediators in bid to end coastal forest strike

Amanda Rogers and Vince Ready given powers to craft recommended deal to break eight-month impasse

BUDGET 2020: Hefty insurance hike weighs on City of Port Alberni budget talks

Critics also raise objections to proposed Third Avenue revitalization plan

  • Feb 5, 2020

Sooke rallies to show its support in the wake of tragic deaths

Fund raising efforts, scholarships and meal trains have all been launched

Planned 24-hour closure looms for Tofino-Ucluelet highway

Highway 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down from 11 a.m. Feb. 22 to at 11 a.m. Feb. 23

‘Significant snowfall’ in the weather forecast for Vancouver Island

Environment Canada issues special weather statement for Tuesday

Storm leaves Bamfield travellers stranded on either side of washed out gravel road

Gravel road washes out, stranding people in west coast community; floods low-lying Alberni areas

  • Feb 2, 2020

Store in Victoria area bans paparazzi to curb royal frenzy

Store owner Rosemary Scott says Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle deserve privacy

Malahat mudslide slowed southbound traffic through Goldstream

Crews cleared the lane just before 3 p.m. Saturday

Bamfield Road closed, flood warning issued for western Vancouver Island

Alberni Valley Landfill closed due to powerlines down on Landfill Road

Windstorm causes 47 power outages on southern Vancouver Island

Almost 2,500 customers without power through Saturday morning

Port Alberni moves closer to Third Avenue beautification project

Preferred option carries minimum $1-million price tag, would promote pedestrian and bicycle traffic

Longtime Hupacasath First Nation chief arrested

Steven Tatoosh faces numerous charges following a Jan. 28 incident

DFO sets Salish Sea herring harvest rate at 20 per cent

Coastal communities and conservation groups say that Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)…

Lack of communication deemed a hole in ACRD’s emergency planning

ACRD hears six recommendations from researcher to improve emergency messaging

Heavy rainfall could spell flooding for Somass, Stamp Rivers near Port Alberni

BC River Forecast Centre issues high streamflow advisory for all of Vancouver Island

Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce to operate McLean Mill

City of Port Alberni signs three-year agreement for non-historic zone

Port Alberni cancer survivor starts new support group

Alberni Valley Cancer Support Group meets on the first and third Monday of every month