Susie Quinn

Beaver Creek Fire Chief Charlie Starratt removes road barriers on Kitsuksis Road at Poplar Street following a fatal car crash early in the morning on Sept. 11, 2017. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Port Alberni

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash on Kitsuksis Road in…

Beaver Creek Fire Chief Charlie Starratt removes road barriers on Kitsuksis Road at Poplar Street following a fatal car crash early in the morning on Sept. 11, 2017. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
A DriveBC.com warning shows Highway 4 is closed near Tofino due to a road incident. SCREEN PHOTO

Highway 4 closed again, this time near Tofino

Highway 4 is closed again, this time at the north boundary of…

A DriveBC.com warning shows Highway 4 is closed near Tofino due to a road incident. SCREEN PHOTO
Inmate David Enease Blackmore has been apprehended after escaping custody on Aug. 1, 2017 in Port Alberni. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Escaped inmate caught in Port Alberni

David Enease Blackmore had broken free from custody while attending his mother’s funeral.

Inmate David Enease Blackmore has been apprehended after escaping custody on Aug. 1, 2017 in Port Alberni. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Signs over Highway 4 on Vancouver Island tell drivers to use caution. FILE PHOTO

Semi-trailer crash causes another road closure on Highway 4

BC Hydro repairs transmission line near Ucluelet Junction

Signs over Highway 4 on Vancouver Island tell drivers to use caution. FILE PHOTO
An armyworm climbs a blade of grass in a Beaver Creek farm field last month. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Entomologist to visit Alberni Valley over armyworm infestation

Public meeting planned for Wednesday, Aug. 2

An armyworm climbs a blade of grass in a Beaver Creek farm field last month. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
Students attending the 2014 RCMP Youth Camp in Port Alberni learn about the RCMP’s Air Division with a visit from the RCMP helicopter on the field near ADSS. FACEBOOK PHOTO

RCMP Youth Camp kicks off in Port Alberni

Students from SD68, SD69 and SD70 participate in mini police training camp

Students attending the 2014 RCMP Youth Camp in Port Alberni learn about the RCMP’s Air Division with a visit from the RCMP helicopter on the field near ADSS. FACEBOOK PHOTO
Smoke can be seen wafting over the Alberni Valley from a fire 15 kilometres southeast of the city, late Saturday afternoon. A Coastal Fire Centre spokesman said the cause is unknown at this time. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Forest fire burns southeast of Port Alberni

Firefighters attacking the fire from ground, air: Coastal Fire Centre

Smoke can be seen wafting over the Alberni Valley from a fire 15 kilometres southeast of the city, late Saturday afternoon. A Coastal Fire Centre spokesman said the cause is unknown at this time. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
BC VOTES 2017: Scott Fraser wins Mid Island-Pacific Rim

BC VOTES 2017: Scott Fraser wins Mid Island-Pacific Rim

UPDATE: West coasters hope for more focus on their issues as Fraser takes back his seat

BC VOTES 2017: Scott Fraser wins Mid Island-Pacific Rim