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‘It’s incomprehensible’: Locals react to Port Alberni teens wanted for 3 deaths

Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, are wanted for a double homicide and suspicious death in northern B.C

July 24 is 2019’s Day in the Life of Port Alberni

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VIDEO: Missing Alberni teens now suspects in three northern B.C. killings

Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky are wanted in the deaths of Lucas Fowler, Chynna Deese, unknown man

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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

Port Alberni looks to sell or lease out heritage train station

(By MIKE YOUDS and ELENA RARDON) City staff in Port Alberni will…

Port Alberni’s Arrowview Hotel will be demolished

City council chooses lowest of three demolition bids

  • Jul 23, 2019

VIDEO: Man found dead near Alberni teens’ truck could be linked to a double homicide

RCMP said they are looking for Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18

Alberni teens missing after vehicle found ablaze near Dease Lake, BC

Two Port Alberni teens are missing after their vehicle was found on…

  • Jul 21, 2019

Six inducted into BC Hockey Hall of Fame

The 26th ceremony in Penticton welcomed powerful figures both from on and off the ice

RCMP investigate two shootings in the Lower Mainland

Incidents happened in Surrey, with a victim being treated at Langley Memorial Hospital

Rich the Vegan scoots across Canada for the animals

Rich Adams is riding his push scooter across Canada to bring awareness to the dog meat trade in Asia

Port Alberni beach closed due to high bacterial count

Island Health has closed Canal Waterfront Park on the Alberni Inlet to…

Port Alberni RCMP identify suspect in locker room thefts

Multiple complaints came in about thefts from Echo Centre lockers

Logging truck accident briefly closes Franklin River Road near Port Alberni

A single vehicle rollover involving a logging truck temporarily closed Franklin River…

West Coast General Hospital Foundation steps up for Westhaven

The WCGH Foundation is a fundraising partner at Port Alberni hospital

City of Port Alberni ponders future of uptown train station

Developer interest in heritage building prompts discussion on uptown revitalization

Somass River sockeye fishery estimates cut in half

Local fisheries closed; poor ocean survival a prime suspect

  • Jul 15, 2019

CO’s call off efforts to trap bear who attacked North Island man

Woss man recuperating after incident on remote logging road

City of Port Alberni to discuss train station in committee of the whole meeting

City has received two “high quality” expressions of interest in redeveloping the train station

Port Alberni’s SPCA asks for help after three animals undergo surgery

The Alberni-Clayoquot branch of the SPCA is making a public appeal for…

  • Jul 12, 2019

New rental units proposed for Woodland Village in Port Alberni

The new development would include four five-storey buildings with 150 units