Alberni News Staff

Port Alberni RCMP released this surveillance footage of a suspect who robbed a 7-Eleven store on Sunday, Nov. 27. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Port Alberni RCMP seek suspect in armed 7-Eleven robbery

The suspect, wearing a ski mask, allegedly produced an edged weapon and demanded money

Port Alberni RCMP released this surveillance footage of a suspect who robbed a 7-Eleven store on Sunday, Nov. 27. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District office is located in Port Alberni. NEWS FILE PHOTO

Results tossed, rural Port Alberni area community headed back to the polls

Irregularities in October election mean residents Cherry Creek community must redo election

The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District office is located in Port Alberni. NEWS FILE PHOTO
Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Ethan Bono battles along the boards behind the Rivermen net with Langley forward Riley Wallack. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ Ethan Bono named to BCHL All-Star team

All-Star Tournament will take place in January 2023 in Penticton

Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Ethan Bono battles along the boards behind the Rivermen net with Langley forward Riley Wallack. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
AV NEWS FILE PHOTO

Port Alberni man facing charges following gas station robbery

Police dog assists in catching suspect following nighttime robbery

AV NEWS FILE PHOTO
Poppy the puppy sits in the Alberni-Clayoquot SPCA branch in Port Alberni after being left outdoors overnight at the centre. (BC SPCA PHOTO)

Puppy dumped in planter box at Port Alberni branch of BC SPCA

Three-month-old ‘Poppy’ is recovering from mange, infections with foster family

Poppy the puppy sits in the Alberni-Clayoquot SPCA branch in Port Alberni after being left outdoors overnight at the centre. (BC SPCA PHOTO)
Tseshaht First Nation elder Cody Gus drops the ceremonial puck before a game between the Alberni Valley Bulldogs and the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday, Nov. 5. (PHOTO COURTESY CHAISSON CREATIVE)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs drop close game against Bucks

Bulldogs wore new jerseys designed by Tseshaht First Nation artist Gordon Dick

Tseshaht First Nation elder Cody Gus drops the ceremonial puck before a game between the Alberni Valley Bulldogs and the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday, Nov. 5. (PHOTO COURTESY CHAISSON CREATIVE)
The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District office is located in Port Alberni. NEWS FILE PHOTO

Regional district asks court to overturn election results in rural Alberni Valley area

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District submits bid to Supreme Court to have 2022 results deemed invalid

The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District office is located in Port Alberni. NEWS FILE PHOTO
The Port Alberni RCMP’s vessel is tied up at a wharf near the Maritime Discovery Centre. (PORT ALBERNI RCMP PHOTO)

Pair of boaters rescued after vessel sinks in Alberni Inlet

Bystanders watched as boat sank 30 metres from shore near waterfront park

The Port Alberni RCMP’s vessel is tied up at a wharf near the Maritime Discovery Centre. (PORT ALBERNI RCMP PHOTO)
The Port Alberni RCMP’s vessel is tied up at a wharf near the Maritime Discovery Centre. (PORT ALBERNI RCMP PHOTO)

Port Alberni RCMP rescue pair after their boat sinks in Alberni Inlet

Bystanders watched as boat sank 30 metres from shore at Canal Waterfront Park

The Port Alberni RCMP’s vessel is tied up at a wharf near the Maritime Discovery Centre. (PORT ALBERNI RCMP PHOTO)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward AJ Vasko attempts to skate the puck around Vernon Vipers forward Bowden Singleton. (GARRETT JAMES PHOTOGRAPHY)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs aim to snap three-game losing streak at home

Bulldogs picked up two losses at BCHL Showcase in Chilliwack

Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward AJ Vasko attempts to skate the puck around Vernon Vipers forward Bowden Singleton. (GARRETT JAMES PHOTOGRAPHY)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Ethan Bono had a four-point night against the Powell River Kings on Oct. 15. (PHOTO COURTESY CHAISSON CREATIVE)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Ethan Bono had a four-point night against the Powell River Kings on Oct. 15. (PHOTO COURTESY CHAISSON CREATIVE)
A hiker who suffered injuries while on Mount Arrowsmith’s Judge’s Route trail is rescued due to the combined efforts of Alberni Valley and Arrowsmith volunteer rescuers. (PHOTO COURTESY ALBERNI VALLEY RESCUE SQUAD)

Volunteers rescue hiker in medical distress from Mount Arrowsmith

Multiple agencies involved in complicated retrieval from Judges Route

A hiker who suffered injuries while on Mount Arrowsmith’s Judge’s Route trail is rescued due to the combined efforts of Alberni Valley and Arrowsmith volunteer rescuers. (PHOTO COURTESY ALBERNI VALLEY RESCUE SQUAD)
Jasmine Wilson, with a hand-painted fish, takes a turn at the wheel from the Salmon Enhancement Society while Shirley Shiner looks on. (SONJA DRINKWATER / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Teenage angler nets $10,000 top prize at Port Alberni salmon derby

Derby took place over Labour Day long weekend

Jasmine Wilson, with a hand-painted fish, takes a turn at the wheel from the Salmon Enhancement Society while Shirley Shiner looks on. (SONJA DRINKWATER / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
A Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue vessel patrols the waters around Port Alberni. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)

Three injured in Alberni Inlet boat crash

Crash took place over salmon derby weekend

A Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue vessel patrols the waters around Port Alberni. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)
Paper Mill Dam Park. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)

Bones found in Somass River determined to be animal bones

RCMP, Tseshaht First Nation and City of Port Alberni ask the public to avoid Paper Mill Dam

Paper Mill Dam Park. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Ethan Bono will play in a pair of games in his hometown of Port McNeill in September 2022. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs exhibition schedule highlighted by trip to Port McNeill

Bulldogs begin 2022-23 exhibition schedule on Sept. 3

Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Ethan Bono will play in a pair of games in his hometown of Port McNeill in September 2022. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)
The Beaver Creek Fire Hall, located on Beaver Creek Road. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)

Man found dead after Beaver Creek firefighters spot burning house while on another call

Fire sparked by cooking left unattended when man succumbed to medical condition

The Beaver Creek Fire Hall, located on Beaver Creek Road. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)
Amber Manthorne of Port Alberni has been missing since July 7, 2022. (FACEBOOK PHOTO)

Vancouver Island’s major crime unit takes over search for missing Port Alberni woman

Amber Manthorne’s ex-boyfriend has been found but she isn’t with him: RCMP

Amber Manthorne of Port Alberni has been missing since July 7, 2022. (FACEBOOK PHOTO)
Vancouver Island Regional Library is ready for summer with reading clubs for adults, children and teens. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Vancouver Island Regional Library kicks off summer reading challenges

Readers of all ages encouraged to build and maintain their reading skills during the summer months

Vancouver Island Regional Library is ready for summer with reading clubs for adults, children and teens. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
(AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)

RCMP investigating suspicious death at Port Alberni motel

RCMP say there is no threat to the public

(AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)