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Snow on roads keeps Parksville Qualicum Beach emergency crews hopping

Oceanside RCMP received 18 reports of motor vehicle accidents

Young musicians invited to perform at Port Alberni’s Youth Battle of the Bands

The Battle, in its fourth year, takes place at the Rainbow Room on May 26

Be Bear Smart with your garbage around the Alberni Valley

Bears are out of hibernation and looking for food

New manager at the Bread of Life hopes to ramp up volunteer base

Lynda Wright joined the centre in January as operations manager

Island Good program introduces new way to identify local food

Quality Foods is amongst the four stores involved in the program to help shoppers buy locally

Beaver Creek home destroyed in early morning fire

A house on Beaver Creek Road and Wadena Road caught fire early Wednesday morning

Alberni film maker getting worldwide recognition for short film on salmon life cycle

Peter Mieras' short film I Am Salmon has been accepted to film festivals around the world

B.C. school closes after six year old First Nation boy dies in Port Alberni home

The Port Alberni school will be closed the rest of the week following the death of a six-year-old

Jazz duo bring bilingual show to Char’s Landing

Heather Keizur and Steve Christofferson play the Alberni venue on Friday, March 23

Potential route examined for pipeline feeding Kwispaa LNG facility near Sarita Bay

Corridor could travel from Northeastern B.C. across the Island

Solutions discussed for backcountry access issues in Alberni

The public will have the chance to discuss solutions at a future meeting

Alberni’s Warren Lee earns Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black belt

Lee is one of only four people in Canada to have received a black belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Alberni company builds their largest vessel yet

Canadian Maritime Engineering is building an 85-foot aluminum catamaran for a Prince Rupert company

LIV: Wedding talent takes the cake in Port Alberni bakeries

Port Alberni couples looking for a wedding cake don't have to go far.

Port Alberni man charged with sexual offences involving minors

Lance Dobosz, 41, has been released on bail following numerous sexual offence charges

Tsunami sirens should be louder: Port Alberni resident

Grabbing the kids and heading to higher ground was Port Alberni resident Annette Samuel's first thought after finally hearing the tsunami warning early Tuesday morning.

City of Port Alberni “dropped the ball” in communicating tsunami warning on social media

Officials will look at how to better communicate emergencies to the public online

Tsunami warning prompts Alberni’s Best Western Barclay hotel to evacuate 55 rooms

Guests were evacuated to the Alberni Valley Multiplex early Tuesday morning

B.C. artist depicts wildlife, nature through wood burning

Growing up on Vancouver Island, artist Samm Moore creates pieces inspired by the world around her

Two adults rescued after falling down embankment at Roger Creek

Emergency crews responded to the call around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday