Alberni Valley

Naomi Pope’s ‘Magical Macktush’ won Mosaic Forest Management’s 2020 photo contest. Whose entry will win this year? (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Capture west coast’s beauty this summer and win camping passes with Mosaic

Last year’s photo contest drew 450 entries as people headed outdoors

  • May 21, 2021

 

A poignant Pandemic Postcard Project submission has led Lesley Wright and Graham Hughes of Literacy Alberni on a new path toward anti-racism education. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

‘I am not a virus’: How one postcard sparked a Vancouver Island pushback against racism

Literacy Alberni receives $50K in funding to create web-driven system for reporting racism

 

A photo of Clifton Johnston is placed against a rock in front of the Port Alberni Friendship Center during a candlelight vigil for the young man. (SUSAN QUINN/Alberni Valley News)

Friends, family remember young Alberni stabbing victim with candlelight vigil

Port Alberni RCMP say Clifton Johnston’s stabbing death was homicide, arrest made

 

Divers use the new descent/ascent line attached to the migrant ship wreck at China Creek Marina. (PHOTO COURTESY BRENDA ROSZMANN)

Divers hope to make a lasting mark on the Alberni Inlet

New marker buoy acts as a beacon for divers and boaters alike marking scuttled immigrant ship

Divers use the new descent/ascent line attached to the migrant ship wreck at China Creek Marina. (PHOTO COURTESY BRENDA ROSZMANN)
Reverend Brenda Nestegaard Paul prepares to record a worship session at Trinity Anglican/ Lutheran Church in Port Alberni. Nestegaard Paul has been creative in keeping her congregation connected through COVID-19. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Island faith leaders voice opposition to churches defying COVID-19 restrictions

‘The church is not just a building,’ says Vancouver Island pastor

Reverend Brenda Nestegaard Paul prepares to record a worship session at Trinity Anglican/ Lutheran Church in Port Alberni. Nestegaard Paul has been creative in keeping her congregation connected through COVID-19. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Letitia Charleson is a Nuu-chah-nulth woman currently living in Port Alberni. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Vancouver Island woman in the running for ‘Maxim’ Cover Girl contest

Voting for the finalists ends on Thursday, July 2

Letitia Charleson is a Nuu-chah-nulth woman currently living in Port Alberni. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Local doctors and nurses can now treat patients via phone or video. (File photo)

Area doctors offer virtual treatment in addition to in-person visits

Message comes from Central Island Division of Family Practice

Local doctors and nurses can now treat patients via phone or video. (File photo)
Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns (Photo submitted)

Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns hosts telephone town hall meeting March 30

Event runs from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Mar 29, 2020
Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns (Photo submitted)
Port Alberni Paper Chase runners depart from Cherry Creek Community Hall on Sunday, March 8. (Elena Rardon photo/Black Press)

ORCA runner Davies sets new mark at Paper Chase 15K

VIRA cancels the last three events of race series

Port Alberni Paper Chase runners depart from Cherry Creek Community Hall on Sunday, March 8. (Elena Rardon photo/Black Press)