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Fitness for fun and function for Alberni seniors

Fitness for fun and function for Alberni seniors

CBI Health Centre boosts its offerings with a new weekly seniors fitness class

  • Sep 10, 2018
How does your (Winter) garden grow?

How does your (Winter) garden grow?

Tasty ideas cap two years of Grow Local programming

  • Sep 3, 2018
See Emily, a Saker Falcon, at the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre.

Exciting things are happening at the Wildlife Recovery Centre: Plan your visit today!

Centre opens year-round with host of events and new activities

  • Sep 3, 2018
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Best practices for maintaining your denture's soft liner
Want to sell a home? Amy Hadikin reveals what you must know
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Why the North Island's most-trusted builders choose Temprite
Riders whip around the YoYo at the Alberni District Fall Fair. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Are you ready for the Fair? Here’s 5 (+1 extra) ways to celebrate!

Community focus highlights the Valley’s favourite late-summer event

  • Aug 27, 2018
Riders whip around the YoYo at the Alberni District Fall Fair. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
No matter what your family’s back-to-school resolutions might be, bc211.ca, a province-wide resource created in partnership with United Way, can help!

Is your family ready to head ‘back to school?’ bc211.ca can help!

From study skills to school supplies, 5 ways to get this year off to a GREAT start

  • Aug 20, 2018
No matter what your family’s back-to-school resolutions might be, bc211.ca, a province-wide resource created in partnership with United Way, can help!
2 stages + 4 days = a weekend full of fun

2 stages + 4 days = a weekend full of fun

The inside track on who’s coming when for this year’s Alberni District Fall Fair!

  • Jul 23, 2018
2 stages + 4 days = a weekend full of fun
The legal team from Marshall & Lamperson Law, opening a new office in Port Alberni this week.

‘New’ law firm pairs city quality with community values

Qualicum firm finds room to grow in the Alberni Valley

  • Jul 23, 2018
The legal team from Marshall & Lamperson Law, opening a new office in Port Alberni this week.
Facepainting is just part of the family-friendly fun planned for Alberni District Co-op’s Members’ Day.

Play, win and celebrate at Alberni Co-op’s Members’ Day

Games, prizes, food and fun are all planned for the July 7 festivities

  • Jul 2, 2018
Facepainting is just part of the family-friendly fun planned for Alberni District Co-op’s Members’ Day.
Anderson Hill will enjoy a unique setting at the centre of the Alberni Valley, near shopping, transit, community amenities and Dry Creek Park.

Anderson Hill Master Planned Community Vision Takes Shape

Excitement is building for Port Alberni’s first master planned community

  • Jun 18, 2018
Anderson Hill will enjoy a unique setting at the centre of the Alberni Valley, near shopping, transit, community amenities and Dry Creek Park.
Your new career starts here

Your new career starts here

Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair comes to Nanaimo June 21

  • Jun 11, 2018
Your new career starts here
Jessica Salvage displays the ribbon she and her Hampshire cross sheep Lana won at last year’s Alberni District Fall Fair. Susan Quinn photo

Showcase your talents at the fair!

From Lego to livestock, entry options feature ‘farming galore and a whole lot more’

  • Jun 4, 2018
Jessica Salvage displays the ribbon she and her Hampshire cross sheep Lana won at last year’s Alberni District Fall Fair. Susan Quinn photo
Brent Wilson, general manager at Port Alberni’s Beaver Creek Home Center.                                Brent Wilson, general manager at Port Alberni’s Beaver Creek Home Center.

Planning a home renovation or project? Here’s 5 reasons to visit your local experts first

Find service, selection and know-how, at home in Port Alberni

  • May 28, 2018
Brent Wilson, general manager at Port Alberni’s Beaver Creek Home Center.                                Brent Wilson, general manager at Port Alberni’s Beaver Creek Home Center.
Kingsway Hotel and Pub owner Helen Poon, left, and Chase Yellowquill of First Canadian Construction Corp., which handled the pub’s renovation, prepare to cut the ribbon on the Kingsway’s grand reopening in Port Alberni on May 26, 2018. (SUSAN QUINN / Black Press photo)

You gotta see this! Transformed Kingsway Pub opens the doors on new look and feel

Nod to the past remains as landmark pub looks to the future

  • May 28, 2018
Kingsway Hotel and Pub owner Helen Poon, left, and Chase Yellowquill of First Canadian Construction Corp., which handled the pub’s renovation, prepare to cut the ribbon on the Kingsway’s grand reopening in Port Alberni on May 26, 2018. (SUSAN QUINN / Black Press photo)
Centra Cares Foundation will once again give away a full house of windows to a family in need.

Deserving families sought for home renovation contest

Centra Cares Home Renovation Contest returns

  • May 21, 2018
Centra Cares Foundation will once again give away a full house of windows to a family in need.
Fully run by volunteers, Pot Luck Ceramics raises funds through the sale of Catalonian terra cotta creations, which it then distributes to deserving local organizations.

Do you know a deserving Alberni Valley non-profit that could use $10,000?

Pot Luck Ceramics calls for your feedback during its Spotlight on the Community

  • May 21, 2018
Fully run by volunteers, Pot Luck Ceramics raises funds through the sale of Catalonian terra cotta creations, which it then distributes to deserving local organizations.
Alberni Valley Hospice’s caring team brings so much to residents and families.

Alberni marks a decade of Ty Watson House

End-of-life care celebrates 10 years of love, laughter and lives well-lived

  • May 14, 2018
Alberni Valley Hospice’s caring team brings so much to residents and families.
The Alberni Valley has a brand new Co-op – stop by for the grand opening Wednesday, May 16.

Fuel up and save!

Co-op celebrates grand opening of third gas bar location

  • May 14, 2018
The Alberni Valley has a brand new Co-op – stop by for the grand opening Wednesday, May 16.
‘Teeth in a Day’ can be life-changing for patients, improving oral, physical and mental health.

Teeth in a Day explained

‘It is true that you can Change your Smile, Change your Life’

  • May 8, 2018
‘Teeth in a Day’ can be life-changing for patients, improving oral, physical and mental health.
Working a food garden into part of the garden you already enjoy spending time in will make it easier to maintain – and enjoy!

What’s on your fork? Grow your garden with Grow Local

If you’re considering a food garden, start here!

  • Apr 30, 2018
Working a food garden into part of the garden you already enjoy spending time in will make it easier to maintain – and enjoy!
A simple solution for hard-to-heat spaces

A simple solution for hard-to-heat spaces

Enjoy easy installation and a money-saving rebate with a natural gas wall furnace

  • Apr 30, 2018
A simple solution for hard-to-heat spaces