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Art Matters showcases painter Mike Wright

Art Matters showcases painter Mike Wright

Dabbling in several different mediums throughout his life, Wright, now, predominantly creates his works with acrylic paint.
Snow keeps City of Port Alberni busy

Snow keeps City of Port Alberni busy

City crews were out all weekend plowing main roads, and on Monday had moved to plowing residential streets.
Seniors waiting longer for residential care in B.C.: watchdog

Seniors waiting longer for residential care in B.C.: watchdog

Advocate’s annual report says seniors wait an average of six more days to get into a care home
A Christmas miracle for Fort Mac

A Christmas miracle for Fort Mac

For the fifth year in row, WestJet released its annual tear-jerker Christmas video and this year they stayed close to home.
B.C. claims flexibility on national carbon price accord

B.C. claims flexibility on national carbon price accord

Not all provinces aboard as PM hails climate action framework agreement

Warren Baader out on bail

a Port Alberni man charged with manslaughter in the death of his two-month-old daughter has been released from custody on a $7,500 bail

New possibilities for McLean Mill

Port Alberni Chamber of Commerce executive director Bill Collette spoke on behalf of the McLean Mill Society on Wednesday, Nov. 30.

Alberni homeless count lower than expected

Port Alberni’s first official homeless count yielded 73 anonymous surveys from people without housing.
Flood recovery for Sproat Lake homes

Flood recovery for Sproat Lake homes

At a Dec.1 Sproat Lake residents meeting, a panel from Emergency Management BC gave advice on applying for disaster financial aid.

Winter wonderland transforms Coulson rink

This year’s West Coast Winter Wonderland is up and running at the Alberni Valley Multiplex.