Kristi Dobson

No word on MRI increase for Port Alberni’s hospital

The impact to West Coast General Hospital, which is on the rotation of a mobile MRI unit on Vancouver Island, remains to be seen.

Burde Beans fulfills a dream

The new business in the neighbourhood is a modern take on the mom and pop corner stores that are now rarely seen.

Pat Miller hanging up her music baton

After more than 30 years as conductor of Timbre! Choir, Miller recently announced her retirement.

Conductors learn the ropes on Alberni rails

The final group of six students from BCIT wrapped up its hands-on conductor training on local rails, just in time for the real storms.

Arts Council celebrates 50 years of culture

The Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley has supported art in all its forms for 50 years.

Four artists share single vision for arts

Four artists with four different styles came together to host an annual art show.

Schools team up for The Nutcracker

BALLET: | Stage West School of Dance, Urban Dance Connection from Campbell River present joint ballet on ADSS Theatre stage.

A closer look at ‘Patsy Cline’

Kerri Shannon has no trouble showing her passion on stage.

Joseph puts focus on abilities

When she opened the doors to Fresh Steps Ability House at the beginning of September, Janis Joseph saw her long-term dream become a reality.

Cancer shock for Halls

HEALTH: | Alberni’s Hall family moves house to Vancouver as father Chris battles leukemia.

Port Alberni train engineer youngest in BC

A local train enthusiast got his start on the rails, lending a…