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Discover your dream staycation at this hidden gem!

Discover your dream staycation at this hidden gem!

North Okanagan’s Sugar Lake offers four seasons of memory-making opportunities

  • May 18, 2020
Deep roots and fresh growth for local silviculture company

Deep roots and fresh growth for local silviculture company

From tree planting to wildfire management, this company is proud to call Port Alberni home

  • May 18, 2020
Recycling and textiles in the Valley: What you need to know

Recycling and textiles in the Valley: What you need to know

Options exist for clothing and related items that no longer bring you joy

  • May 11, 2020
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How can you tell if a raptor is healthy? Give it a check-up!
Galaxy Motors' sales event: Free TVs, BBQs & $500 gift cards
Best practices for maintaining your denture's soft liner
Want to sell a home? Amy Hadikin reveals what you must know
Your family staycation could look like this

Your family staycation could look like this

At Sugar Lake, find all your favourite Okanagan amenities, without the crowds!

  • May 4, 2020
Your family staycation could look like this
Recycling storage tips to get you through self-isolation

Recycling storage tips to get you through self-isolation

Circumstances have definitely changed over the past few weeks, and many of…

  • Apr 27, 2020
Recycling storage tips to get you through self-isolation
The Alberni Valley landfill on McCoy Lake Road has added a second recycling station to accommodate social distancing measures. Curbside recycling is also continuing.

Recycling during COVID: What you need to know

3rd Avenue depot is closed, but curbside and landfill recycling station remain open

  • Apr 13, 2020
The Alberni Valley landfill on McCoy Lake Road has added a second recycling station to accommodate social distancing measures. Curbside recycling is also continuing.
Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You

Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You

Comprehensive web, social and print options are available

  • Apr 1, 2020
Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You
Spring gardening offers lots of ways to reduce and recycle!

Spring gardening offers lots of ways to reduce and recycle!

Spring is in the air in Port Alberni and people are getting…

  • Mar 30, 2020
Spring gardening offers lots of ways to reduce and recycle!
Trash talk: Time to take the recycling challenge!

Trash talk: Time to take the recycling challenge!

Residents currently divert less than 20 per cent of recyclable material from the landfill

  • Mar 16, 2020
Trash talk: Time to take the recycling challenge!
Ron Merk is co-ordinating Sharing Lived Experience, an initiative of the Community Action Team’s Families Helping Families, March 25. Learn about a planned workshop series, offer feedback about topics of interest and chat with other families.

Families come together to explore impacts of addiction

CAT’s Families Helping Families hosts afternoon session March 25

  • Mar 9, 2020
Ron Merk is co-ordinating Sharing Lived Experience, an initiative of the Community Action Team’s Families Helping Families, March 25. Learn about a planned workshop series, offer feedback about topics of interest and chat with other families.
Secluded Wellness Centre holistic health practitioner Naomi Nicholson works with clients on health readings, using technology that provides information about four core systems in the body.

Teaming up with technology to take a health snapshot

Port Alberni Certified Holistic Health Practitioner offers lifestyle tips based on health readings

  • Mar 9, 2020
Secluded Wellness Centre holistic health practitioner Naomi Nicholson works with clients on health readings, using technology that provides information about four core systems in the body.
Get Bear Smart: simple steps to protect your home and neighbourhood

Get Bear Smart: simple steps to protect your home and neighbourhood

Alberni Valley bears can’t change their behaviour, but you can, to better co-exist with wildlife

  • Mar 2, 2020
Get Bear Smart: simple steps to protect your home and neighbourhood
Don’t wait ‘til spring has sprung: It’s home and garden time now!

Don’t wait ‘til spring has sprung: It’s home and garden time now!

Meet all the experts at the free Port Alberni Spring 2020 Home Expo, March 7 and 8

  • Mar 2, 2020
Don’t wait ‘til spring has sprung: It’s home and garden time now!
Last summer, the ACRD conducted a waste composition study that showed that almost 74 per cent of the waste stream does not need to go to the landfill.

What’s in your garbage?

Audit finds 47 per cent of Alberni Valley’s garbage is recyclable materials

  • Feb 24, 2020
Last summer, the ACRD conducted a waste composition study that showed that almost 74 per cent of the waste stream does not need to go to the landfill.
Naomi Nicholson at Secluded Wellness Centre in Port Alberni uses massage to help promote wellness. Photo by Trisha Thomas/SalishEye.com

Make the most of your massage!

Award-winning Shiatsu massage provider in Port Alberni uses various methods to promote healing

  • Feb 10, 2020
Naomi Nicholson at Secluded Wellness Centre in Port Alberni uses massage to help promote wellness. Photo by Trisha Thomas/SalishEye.com
Where does Port Alberni’s recycling go?

Where does Port Alberni’s recycling go?

Probably the most frequently asked question that staff at the 3rd Ave.…

  • Feb 10, 2020
Where does Port Alberni’s recycling go?
Health and wellness options boosted in the Alberni Valley

Health and wellness options boosted in the Alberni Valley

Naturopathic physicians team up to offer lakefront services, variety of treatments

  • Feb 3, 2020
Health and wellness options boosted in the Alberni Valley
Why recycling works in the Alberni Valley!

Why recycling works in the Alberni Valley!

Finding an end market for recycling is getting more and more difficult.…

  • Jan 27, 2020
Why recycling works in the Alberni Valley!
Deb Hamilton, Executive Director of the Alberni Drugs & Alcohol Prevention Service (ADAPS), and co-chair of the Alberni CAT, with CAT co-chair Mark Lacroix. The CAT is developing a Families Helping Families program to support those with a loved one affected by substance use disorder.

Alberni CAT connects Families Helping Families

Initiative supports families of those living with substance use disorder

  • Jan 20, 2020
Deb Hamilton, Executive Director of the Alberni Drugs & Alcohol Prevention Service (ADAPS), and co-chair of the Alberni CAT, with CAT co-chair Mark Lacroix. The CAT is developing a Families Helping Families program to support those with a loved one affected by substance use disorder.
From individual pieces comes the big picture of a financial plan

From individual pieces comes the big picture of a financial plan

3 steps key to keeping your financial plan on track

  • Jan 20, 2020
From individual pieces comes the big picture of a financial plan