Alberni Valley News

City of Port Alberni to move forward with ‘Quay to Quay’ pathway

Port Alberni city council has proposed connecting Victoria Quay to Harbour Quay


Nanaimo woman will buy ‘supersonic’ hair dryer after $500,000 lotto win

Debra Allen won $500,000 in July 28 Lotto Max draw

  • Aug 10, 2020


BC Hydro urges caution over planned flow increases on Ash River

River flow increases will assist fish migration, but could pose safety risk to humans

  • Aug 9, 2020


Indigenous regalia stolen from car in Port Alberni

RCMP are asking for information on three ceremonial items

  • Aug 8, 2020

Scammers use Port Alberni RCMP number for fraud call

Caller demanded person buy bitcoin to avoid arrest

  • Aug 7, 2020

Vancouver Island team takes on wacky challenges of world’s largest scavenger hunt

Greatest International Scavenger Hunt taking place Aug. 1-8

Median maintenance planned for Johnston Road

Drivers can expect delays on Friday, Aug. 7

  • Aug 6, 2020

ALBERNI GOLF: Stewart beats out Rasmussen in a count back

40 members came out during the B.C. Day long weekend

  • Aug 5, 2020

ARTS AROUND: Exploring nature with summer art camps

The Rollin Art Centre in Port Alberni is hosting summer art camps for children

  • Aug 5, 2020

LETTER: Cats and their behaviour are misunderstood

One longtime cat owner from Port Alberni

  • Aug 5, 2020

LETTER: Crushing debt should not be cost of COVID-19 and climate change

This thinking will crush people with trillions of taxpayer funded debt

  • Aug 5, 2020

LETTER: No good reason to let cats roam

Once you let your cat out, they may bring home fleas or disease…

  • Aug 5, 2020

Khalsa Aid Canada helps Port Alberni family after house fire

Family of four has been staying at Redford Motel since July 25

Port Alberni firefighters raise $500 for Burn Camp

To date, Port Alberni has raised $13,000 for the BC Professional Fire Fighters' Burn Fund

  • Aug 4, 2020

Port Alberni residents fighting with BC Ferries

Medically assured loading aboard ferries welcomed by Islanders

  • Aug 4, 2020

Canal Beach in Port Alberni open for swimming

Beach had been closed in July after high bacteria readings were detected in the water

Cooler days help crews fighting fire on mountainside southwest of Nanaimo

Firefighters making progress, but it's 'slow-going,' says B.C. Wildfire Service

North Island College offers resources for students learning online

College will hold a 'virtual orientation' this week

  • Aug 3, 2020

Port Alberni company earns $10,000 grant from Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Company produces specialized equipment for large-scale mining, logging machinery

  • Aug 2, 2020

UPDATE: Crews report ‘good progress’ fighting wildfire southwest of Nanaimo

Green Mountain fire held at 15 hectares overnight