Opinion

LETTERS: Doctors speak out on surgical wait times for B.C. patients

‘Governments know they will lose private clinic lawsuit’

  • Aug 15th, 2018

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

LETTER: Time to move Port Alberni’s drag races back to airport

The more rural setting is just the place for a full quarter mile

  • Aug 15th, 2018

LETTER: Resident sandbagged by thief

Someone had actually taken that $4.50 bag of sand

  • Aug 15th, 2018

LETTER: Shop owner’s kindness was appreciated

A fine example of the kindness and helpfulness of the people of Port Alberni

  • Aug 15th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

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Port Alberni RCMP remember Fredericton fallen
Hundreds attend the 36th Tlu-piich Games
Five Acre Shaker rocks McLean Mill
Drivers get loud at Thunder in the Valley

LETTER: Sir John A. Macdonald’s role in residential schools

Canada’s first prime minister was progressive for his time

  • Aug 9th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Events give a voice to the future

Indigenous communities in the Alberni Valley are reclaiming their languages

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

PAC RIM ACTIVE: Exploring the Mount Porter divide

Trip to Doran Lake scratched off bucket list

  • Aug 4th, 2018

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

LETTER: Writer hopes response to Taylor Arm fire is ‘new norm’

Maybe all the fuss many of us made during and after the Dog Mountain fire paid off

  • Aug 1st, 2018

LETTER: Resident conflicted over Rainbow Gardens expansion

A better location would have been former Sproat Lake School site

  • Aug 1st, 2018

LETTER: A boater’s good fortune

Cheers to friendly boaters and campers

  • Aug 1st, 2018

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

LETTER: City of Port Alberni ‘gave our park away’

I agree 100 percent with the writer’s comments

  • Jul 25th, 2018

LETTER: Kudos to West Coast General Hospital staff

I couldn’t have been put in more competent and caring hands

  • Jul 25th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Alberni’s musical expression has room to grow

Port Alberni has quietly become a hub for musical headliners

  • Jul 25th, 2018

LETTER: Senior ‘insulted’ by comments over Port Alberni park

Kudos to Rainbow Gardens for seeing the need of more senior housing

  • Jul 25th, 2018