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Road rage victim burned by lit cigarette

Victoria Police seeking suspect and witnesses to bizarre incident

Port Alberni elementary students walk out to protest climate crisis

Movement led and organized by Grade 7 class at Wood Elementary School

Port Alberni Salmon Fest gives back with donation to hatchery

Port Alberni’s Salmon Festival Society is continuing to help salmon enhancement projects…

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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
Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle

North Island College grads prepare for wildfire season

12 students engage in wildfire training at Port Alberni campus

  • Jun 1, 2019

Air Canada Rouge delays direct Nanaimo-Toronto flight launch until July

Airline says grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft impacting service company-wide

Tofino’s ‘Mushroom Man’ wins Top Chef Canada Season 7

Chef Paul Moran of 1909 Kitchen at Tofino Resort + Marina won the $100,000 prize and Top Chef title.

Port Alberni Port Authority has long-term vision for cruise ship business

The future for a budding cruise ship industry in the Alberni Valley is looking bright

Alberni town hall hashes out input on Green New Deal

Localizing resources, food security prominent among suggestion

  • May 28, 2019

Three cougars destroyed in Qualicum Beach after killing sheep

Four sightings in town reported to conservation office this month

VIDEO: Port Alberni welcomes the first of three cruise ships

“They said it was the best welcome that they’d received in any community.”

City of Port Alberni takes action on problem property

Home on 10th Avenue has a collection of garbage, shopping carts

Pacific Seaplanes adds flights to Port Alberni

Daily service doubled between Port Alberni and west coast

SPCA urges Port Alberni dog owners to vaccinate against parvovirus

Two dogs from the north side of Port Alberni were diagnosed with parvo

  • May 27, 2019

Port Alberni’s bylaw department shifts from reactive to proactive

8.5 times more files being completed by bylaw officers

Port Alberni Port Authority talks logistics for cruise ship visit

Some restrictions for pedestrians, boaters will be in place

UPDATE: Teenage girl missing from Port Alberni has been located

16-year-old Lasheena Seward was reported missing from a group home on May 9

  • May 22, 2019

Alberni’s Omega Pacific Hatchery releases third batch of chinook salmon

The independent facility is located near Great Central Lake

  • May 21, 2019

Mattress recycling program provides work experience in Port Alberni

Recycle Matters was started by INEO Employment Services

Two new developments approved for Port Alberni

Rental apartments and new retail space proposed