Elena Rardon

Two B.C. cannabis dispensaries raided on legalization day

Port Alberni dispensaries ticketed for “unlawful sale” of cannabis

Indigenous tourism blossoming on Vancouver Island

BIG READ: Islanders investing in First Nations cultural experiences to attract the world

VIDEO: Young B.C. musician sings with the Foo Fighters

Stranger Than Fiction’s Madi Duncan from Port Alberni was invited up on stage at the Vancouver show

Vehicle catches fire near Vancouver Island provincial park

Fire shut down Highway 4 in both directions

Martin Mars unlikely to see firefighting action in Port Alberni

Water bomber ‘isn’t anywhere ready’ for fires burning in its Vancouver Island backyard

Conditional sentence meted in ‘Molly’ case

A Port Hardy man charged with the neglect of shepherd-cross dog named Molly received a three-month conditional sentence last Thursday.

Sea Wolf celebrates with ‘family gathering’

Sea Wolf Adventure Tours hosted its second annual traditional dance performance at Telegraph Cove.

Fresh off the boat — when cultures meet

ALERT BAY—Alert Bay was blessed with an incredible group of Maori exchange students recently thanks to organizer Massoud Moslehi and Jamie Hunt.

Wild eyes


Wild eyes

Maori natives from New Zealand come off the Alert Bay ferry doing one of their traditional dances. More than 50 Maori youth came on an exchange to Alert Bay. 

Thanks given to Kingcome helpers at Alert Bay dinner

The Namgis Health Centre in conjunction with the Cormorant Island Emergency Management hosted a dinner to recognize those who generously volunteered during the emergency flood evacuation from Kingcome Inlet Sept. 25.

Janet Wasden’s years of dedication to seniors lauded at retirement

More than 250 people honoured Wasden April 2 for her many years of working at the non-profit 'Maya'ant Centre for seniors.

Weaving cultural connections: Junior Canadian Rangers visit Alert Bay

The JCR transited from Ucluelet and Port McNeill to attend the FTX. Prior to arriving on Cormorant Island they attended at movie and dinner in Port McNeill and marched to the ferry terminal. Everyone met at Lams Recreation Centre in Alert Bay and set up their beds for the night.