Alberni News Staff

Ben Worcester of Said the Whale takes the stage at the Five Acre Shaker in 2019. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Port Alberni’s Five Acre Shaker music fest expanded to four days

Festival at McLean Mill Historic Park is now in its sixth year

Ben Worcester of Said the Whale takes the stage at the Five Acre Shaker in 2019. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
(BLACK PRESS file photo)
(BLACK PRESS file photo)
A pedestrian died on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 at the intersection of Third Avenue and Bute Street in Port Alberni. The accident happened near a crosswalk. Third Avenue will be closed for several hours. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Pedestrian killed in Port Alberni

Third Avenue reopens following fatal collision

A pedestrian died on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 at the intersection of Third Avenue and Bute Street in Port Alberni. The accident happened near a crosswalk. Third Avenue will be closed for several hours. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Dash cam footage submitted to the RCMP shows a vehicle passing over a double solid line near Cameron Lake on Hwy 4. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Driver ticketed after dash cam footage shows dangerous driving on Hwy 4

RCMP encouraging drivers to provide dash cam footage

Dash cam footage submitted to the RCMP shows a vehicle passing over a double solid line near Cameron Lake on Hwy 4. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
NEWS FILE PHOTO

Port Alberni RCMP cleared in drowning of naked bloody man

Independent investigations concludes RCMP attempted to save man initially spotted in car wash

NEWS FILE PHOTO
NEWS FILE PHOTO

Naked, bloody man drowns on Vancouver Island; police watchdog notified

Port Alberni RCMP received a call about an unclothed man covered in blood

NEWS FILE PHOTO
NEWS FILE PHOTO

Naked, bloody man drowns on Vancouver Island; police watchdog notified

Port Alberni RCMP received a call about man covered in blood at car wash

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Port Alberni residents flee from police after crashing car

Port Alberni residents flee from police after crashing car

Two people have been arrested by Port Alberni RCMP

Port Alberni residents flee from police after crashing car
The School District 70 administration office in Port Alberni. AV NEWS FILE PHOTO

New school name proposals unveiled for Alberni, Ucluelet

Board of education suggests new names, asks for public feedback

The School District 70 administration office in Port Alberni. AV NEWS FILE PHOTO
AV NEWS FILE PHOTO

Port Alberni man arrested after armed liquor store robbery

Suspect brandished a weapon at King Edward Liquor Store

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Meow Meow is a nine-year-old tabby currently recovering at the Alberni-Clayoquot SPCA branch after being attacked by a stray dog. SUBMITTED PHOTO

BC SPCA seeks help after senior cat attacked by dog twice

Nine-year-old tabby named Meow Meow will need her front leg amputated

Meow Meow is a nine-year-old tabby currently recovering at the Alberni-Clayoquot SPCA branch after being attacked by a stray dog. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Alberni Valley Bulldogs defenceman Jackson Munro carries the puck behind his own net during a game against the Nanaimo Clippers on Wednesday, Nov. 13. GREG SAKAKI / BLACK PRESS

BCHL’s Alberni Valley Bulldogs move game to Parksville due to ice rink closure

Prince George and Bulldogs to battle it out Tuesday, Nov. 19 at Oceanside Place

Alberni Valley Bulldogs defenceman Jackson Munro carries the puck behind his own net during a game against the Nanaimo Clippers on Wednesday, Nov. 13. GREG SAKAKI / BLACK PRESS
Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre is in the remote community of Bamfield, accessible only by logging road, boat or air. (Google Maps)

Two killed after bus crashes taking university students to Bamfield

Crash happened Friday night around 10 p.m., RCMP say

Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre is in the remote community of Bamfield, accessible only by logging road, boat or air. (Google Maps)
Supporters showed up at the courthouse in Port Alberni for the schedule appearance of a woman and her partner charged with assault causing bodily harm and unlawful confinement on Jan. 11, 2019. (Susie Quinn/Alberni Valley News)

Port Alberni parents get conditional discharge in assault of child-luring suspect

Couple and family friend were alleged to have captured a man who planned to have sex with daughter

Supporters showed up at the courthouse in Port Alberni for the schedule appearance of a woman and her partner charged with assault causing bodily harm and unlawful confinement on Jan. 11, 2019. (Susie Quinn/Alberni Valley News)
The Alberni Valley Bulldogs have acquired defenceman Ben Raffler from the Powell River Kings. SUBMITTED PHOTO

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs release captain Vanuden

Vanuden gone a month after receiving ‘C’, Raffler joins ‘Dogs from Powell River Kings

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs have acquired defenceman Ben Raffler from the Powell River Kings. SUBMITTED PHOTO
16-year-old Amina Moussa has been missing since June 6. SUBMITTED PHOTO

16-year-old girl from Port Alberni reported missing

Port Alberni RCMP are looking for Amina Moussa, who was last seen June 6

16-year-old Amina Moussa has been missing since June 6. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Friday’s Lotto Max offers $112M in prizes

Friday’s Lotto Max offers $112M in prizes

In addition to the jackpot, there will be 52 Maxmillion prizes available

Friday’s Lotto Max offers $112M in prizes