Elena Rardon

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

B.C. judge says $80,000 toward home purchase was no gift of love

Port Alberni woman ordered to pay ex-boyfriend his share of house purchase

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
School District 70-Pacific Rim’s head office is located in Port Alberni, B.C. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)

B.C. mother loses appeal over Indigenous smudging in school

Court rules events did not breach freedom of religion or ‘duty of state neutrality’

School District 70-Pacific Rim’s head office is located in Port Alberni, B.C. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)
Larry Spencer, right, has been involved in the logging industry for 45 years. He attended a rally Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021 in Port Alberni backing loggers and their stance against the B.C. government’s recent two-year deferral of old-growth logging. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

New B.C. council aims to build resiliency in forestry communities

Council will include voices of forestry workers

Larry Spencer, right, has been involved in the logging industry for 45 years. He attended a rally Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021 in Port Alberni backing loggers and their stance against the B.C. government’s recent two-year deferral of old-growth logging. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
The artwork on the Wolf Tower was designed by Tseshaht artist Willard Gallic Jr. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

100 years later, First Nations wolf ritual shakes off its chains on B.C. waterfront

Dawn to dusk Tseshaht celebration took place in Port Alberni to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day

The artwork on the Wolf Tower was designed by Tseshaht artist Willard Gallic Jr. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Dontay’s father, Patrick Lucas, speaks with the media outside of the Port Alberni RCMP detachment on Monday, May 9. Lucas was accompanied by his sister and mother. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Mother, stepfather charged in death of 6-year-old Port Alberni boy

Rykel Frank and Mitchell Frank face 1st-degree murder charges in 2018 death of Dontay-Patrick Lucas

Dontay’s father, Patrick Lucas, speaks with the media outside of the Port Alberni RCMP detachment on Monday, May 9. Lucas was accompanied by his sister and mother. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
The Hawaii Mars sits on Sproat Lake back in 2013. (SONJA DRINKWATER / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Iconic B.C. Martin Mars waterbomber put up for sale

Coulson Aviation looks for new home for Hawaii Mars, inactive in firefighting since 2015

The Hawaii Mars sits on Sproat Lake back in 2013. (SONJA DRINKWATER / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District seeks feedback for evacuation plan

No formal evacuation route plan exists for the Alberni Valley

Port Alberni Bombers still seek elusive first franchise win

'Growing pains' to be expected with new Jr. B franchise says hockey ops manager

Former A.W. Neill School to formally receive new name Sept. 29

Racist politician's name will be replaced for National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Rain makes for wet and muddy weekend at Alberni Motorsports Park

Another off-road racing event scheduled for Oct. 2 and 3

First Nations language pole unveiled in Port Alberni

The FNEF/ United Nations totem pole, called n'aasn'aas?aqsa, has found its home

Totem pole unveiled in Port Alberni

The totem pole, called n'aasn'aas?aqsa, has found its permanent home at San Group property

Courtenay-Alberni candidates pledge to ease students’ financial, housing worries

Four candidates participate in virtual NISU all-candidates meeting

Courtenay-Alberni candidates pledge to ease students’ financial, housing worries

Four candidates answered student-led questions in virtual NISU all-candidates meeting

Courtenay-Alberni candidates pledge to ease students’ financial, housing worries

Four candidates answered student-led questions in virtual NISU all-candidates meeting

Homeless count reveals 125 without housing in Port Alberni

Data shows "higher proportion" of people experiencing health concerns

ELECTION 2021: How to vote in Port Alberni

Election Day is Sept. 20, but there are other ways to cast your vote

City of Port Alberni gets serious about sewage with $65M infrastructure commitment

Untreated sewage released into Alberni Harbour as many as 171 days a year

Music conservatory opens in Port Alberni

Sevilya Hendrickx-Rai brings diverse musical background to the Alberni Valley

City of Port Alberni proposes safety improvements for two intersections

10th and Redford, 10th and Dunbar intersections both the sites of cyclist fatalities