Kristi Dobson

Alberni parents provide artistic opportunities

A small group of parents are hoping to make a big impact on the arts in Port Alberni.

Alberni’s grannies step up to the plate

Ten years ago, a few local women joined a movement to help women and children in Africa.

Alberni Valley volunteer fair returns Sept. 21

Many organizations in Port Alberni are facing the challenge of a lack of volunteers.

Peak DJ bids Valley goodbye

Ashleigh Clark is saying goodbye to her Peak radio gig and the Alberni Valley after two years as the 'afternoon drive' host.

Alberni’s little library program gets a retail boost

When Artemis Books closed in mid-June, owner Kevin Wright saw potential for a free community library that would give back.

Alberni and Abashiri renew relationship

A reaffirmation between Port Alberni and Abashiri, Japan was signed marking 30 years of friendship for the sister cities.

Alberni cyclists take bike racing to extremes

Port Alberni riders Blaise and Parcher challenge themselves with a 24-hour endurance race in Golden.

Thieves pilfering flowers from planter boxes all over the city

Plants designed to beautify the city have been the target of theft and vandalism since the May long weekend.

Celebrating 30 years with Abashiri

A small delegation from Japan will arrive in Port Alberni on July 16 to honour the twin cities.

Ryan Hall is The Province’s Coach of the Year

Ryan Hall, coach for the Alberni District Secondary School's female rugby team, is honoured and humbled by his win.

Alberni Valley Gleaning Project works to reduce food waste

Organizers hope that a more streamlined structure will ensure that no fruit is left to rot this summer.

ADSS girls’ rugby earn silver at BCs

The ADSS girls’ rugby team brought home a silver medal at the provincial championships at the end of May.

Alberni Blazers bring home gold

On Sunday, May 29, the Port Alberni U12 Blazers fastball team brought home a gold medal from the first tournament of the year.

Alberni taekwondo competitor ranks eighth in Canada

Teya Doughty from Port Alberni has returned home from the taekwondo National Championships with an eighth place win in her weight class.

Syrian refugee family arrives in Port Alberni

Port Alberni Refugee Sponsorship Committee keeps lid on new family's privacy for now.

Keeping language alive

A Nuu-chah-nulth education worker motivates kids to learn her culture

‘There was a lot of tension and fear’

A Port Alberni worker is home after fire forces evacuation of Fort Mac

Butterfly effect brings colour to beach

Port Alberni residents will release 400 butterflies at Canal Beach for inaugural hospice fundraiser.

Autism group brings local support to Alberni

Rock the Walk takes place April 23 at 10 a.m. at the Best Western Barclay Plus Hotel.

Alberni high school students schooled in Cuban culture

Spring break for a group of Alberni District Secondary School band students was an unforgettable one this year.