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Touring the hard way

Carla Johnson will cycle the length of Vancouver Island as part of this year’s Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock.

Former junior rider an inspiration for Tour

Matt Webb was one of the Tour de Rock's original junior riders. This year, he was asked to participate again—as a full-fledged rider.

Tour de Rock riders roll through Alberni

A few images from the Tour de Rock as it arrived in Port Alberni on Friday.

Lady to shear locks for Cops For Cancer

Debbie Molloy plans to cut nearly two feet of her hair off and donate proceeds to Cops For Cancer to honour her late husband's wishes.

Meet the 2012 Tour de Rock team in Port Alberni

The Cops for Cancer tour comes through the Alberni Valley on Friday, Sept. 28. Tickets to the community dinner are still available.

  • Sep 6, 2012

Port Alberni mortgage broker earns award

Alberni Valley mortgage broker Sharie Marie Francoeur has been awarded the BE Award for Real Estate Company of the Year.

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Sea turtle rescued from Alberni Inlet
Port Alberni students celebrate National Forest Week
Port Alberni mayor responds to tragedy on Bamfield Road
Port Alberni has fun at 74th annual Fall Fair

Black Press Tour de Rock rider is bushed but game

He’s hurting, cold, and wet but if you’re a Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock rider then you’re supposed to be right now, Black Press rider Chris Bush said.

Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock arrives in Alberni

They arrived a little cold, wet and sore but those were small challenges to overcome for Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock riders as they arrive in Port Alberni.

News has Tour de Rock covered in Alberni

Dress rehearsal prepares riders for real deal in upcoming Tour de Rock.

Tour de Rock community party a hairy affair in Port Alberni

Some well-known moustaches disappeared on Sunday (Sept. 18), and interesting hairlines reappeared as community members faced the razor for Port Alberni RCMP Tour de Rock rider Const. Tom Gill.

Pelk’s hair on chopping block in Alberni

An Alberni man wants to raise $15,000 for the Tour de Rock and will shave his head if he reaches his goal.

Alberni men compete in trash-the-‘stache contest

An Alberni citizen as well as police and fire personnel are squaring off in a trash-the-moustache contest to raise money for the Tour de Rock.

TOUR DE ROCK: Alberni mountie ready to roll in Tour de Rock

Alberni RCMP traffic officer Tom Gill is stoked to roll in this year's Tour de Rock.

TOUR DE ROCK: Get rid of your wrecks and help Alberni’s rider Tom Gill

Got a wreck of a car eating up space in your driveway or garage? Rudy Kurath of Alberni Towing wants it. And he’s willing to pay you for it, if you’re willing to support the Canadian Cancer Society’s Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock.