Local News

Port Alice gets two RCMP officers stationed in the village

“The second Port Alice RCMP position has been filled”

Second fatal crash occurs in Alberni Valley

Traffic on Highway 4 is being re-routed as investigators are en route

  • Jan 15, 2019

New look and feel on the horizon for Gate House Theatre in Port McNeill

“We are hoping between now and then to do another fundraising campaign for acoustics”

Port Hardy council agrees to list question and answer period on agenda packages

CAO Allison McCarrick confirmed the question and answer period will be listed on the next agenda.

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Port Hardy council to consider live streaming meetings in the future

“Council is going to be having discussions about that going forward”

Two illegally shot elk discovered near Gold River

“An adult cow elk was discovered in a cut block at approximately 120 km of the Nimpkish Mainline”

Windstorm blows in a December record for cancelled BC Ferries sailings

BC Ferries reports 50 per cent increase over the previous December high

Baby Jesus stolen from Parksville church

Roman Catholic Church of the Ascension’s replica goes missing from nativity scene

Parks cleanups and closures continue on Vancouver Island in wake of windstorm

Damage assessment underway due to fallen trees, hanging debris

  • Jan 10, 2019

Snowfall warning for parts of Vancouver Island

Up to 20 cm possible for inland areas of the Island

Duke Point ferry terminal will be closed for one weekend this month

Jan. 26-27 sailings will continue to operate on a Tsawwassen-Departure Bay route

Someone in Nanaimo is a $1-million Lotto 6/49 winner

No one matches all six numbers, so guaranteed $1 million prize awarded

All runs open at Mount Washington

All 81 Alpine ski runs operating, as are all Nordic trails

Port Hardy’s Visitor Information Centre building could be out of commission until March

“I think I will have a better time estimate when the contractors can get in and get to work.”

UPDATED: Rain and wind warnings continue for Vancouver Island

Winter storm season on B.C.’s wild west coast with up to 100mm of rain falling across the Island

Port McNeill Fire Rescue refurbishes sister truck for display

The Town of Port McNeill intends to assist PMFR to put it on display in the community.

60,000 still without power; wind warning continues across Vancouver Island

Winds expected to ease by Saturday afternoon and into overnight

North Island-Powell River MP speaks on Indigenous issues

Housing, education, children in care, and aquaculture are some of the issues Rachel Blaney spoke on.