Susie Quinn

Judith Sayers, elected president of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, has been appointed to the Order of Canada. She is one of 125 recipients in 2017. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Vancouver Island Indigenous leaders appointed to Order of Canada

Judith Sayers, Chief Robert Joseph both named officers to the Order

Judith Sayers, elected president of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, has been appointed to the Order of Canada. She is one of 125 recipients in 2017. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Family A memorial is set up on the corner of 10th Avenue and Redford Street the day after a 17-year-old girl was struck and killed. ELENA RARDON PHOTO

Port Alberni mourns death of teen in tragic accident

Girl was on her way to ask about volunteering at SPCA when she died

Family A memorial is set up on the corner of 10th Avenue and Redford Street the day after a 17-year-old girl was struck and killed. ELENA RARDON PHOTO
BC company sends planes to fight California wildfires

BC company sends planes to fight California wildfires

Vancouver Island-based Coulson sends two C-130 aircraft to fight fires

BC company sends planes to fight California wildfires
British Columbia Liberal leadership candidate Dianne Watts, left and Alla Drigola from her campaign office chat with Chris Mellin and Bob Cole, president of the Liberal riding association in Alberni-Pacific Rim, during Watts’ meet and greet at Pastimes Bar & Grill, Saturday night. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

BC Liberal leadership candidate stresses community in first Island stops

Dianne Watts continues tour in Victoria on Sunday, Oct. 29

British Columbia Liberal leadership candidate Dianne Watts, left and Alla Drigola from her campaign office chat with Chris Mellin and Bob Cole, president of the Liberal riding association in Alberni-Pacific Rim, during Watts’ meet and greet at Pastimes Bar & Grill, Saturday night. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
Beaver Creek Fire Chief Charlie Starratt removes road barriers on Kitsuksis Road at Poplar Street following a fatal car crash early in the morning on Sept. 11, 2017. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Port Alberni

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash on Kitsuksis Road in…

Beaver Creek Fire Chief Charlie Starratt removes road barriers on Kitsuksis Road at Poplar Street following a fatal car crash early in the morning on Sept. 11, 2017. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
The vehicle involved in the crash was a green Chevy Suburban, similar to this one.

Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Port Alberni

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash on Kitsuksis Road in…

The vehicle involved in the crash was a green Chevy Suburban, similar to this one.
Campbell River Search and Rescue personnel prepare an injured hiker from Comox for helicopter evacuation from Margaret Creek near Della Falls on Monday, Aug. 7.                                 CAMPBELL RIVER SAR PHOTO

Hiker rescued from Della Falls

Comox man airlifted to Port Alberni hospital with minor injuries

Campbell River Search and Rescue personnel prepare an injured hiker from Comox for helicopter evacuation from Margaret Creek near Della Falls on Monday, Aug. 7.                                 CAMPBELL RIVER SAR PHOTO
Inmate David Enease Blackmore has been apprehended after escaping custody on Aug. 1, 2017 in Port Alberni. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Escaped inmate caught in Port Alberni

David Enease Blackmore had broken free from custody while attending his mother’s funeral.

Inmate David Enease Blackmore has been apprehended after escaping custody on Aug. 1, 2017 in Port Alberni. SUBMITTED PHOTO
An armyworm climbs a blade of grass in a Beaver Creek farm field last month. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Entomologist to visit Alberni Valley over armyworm infestation

Public meeting planned for Wednesday, Aug. 2

An armyworm climbs a blade of grass in a Beaver Creek farm field last month. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
Smoke can be seen wafting over the Alberni Valley from a fire 15 kilometres southeast of the city, late Saturday afternoon. A Coastal Fire Centre spokesman said the cause is unknown at this time. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Forest fire burns southeast of Port Alberni

Firefighters attacking the fire from ground, air: Coastal Fire Centre

Smoke can be seen wafting over the Alberni Valley from a fire 15 kilometres southeast of the city, late Saturday afternoon. A Coastal Fire Centre spokesman said the cause is unknown at this time. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
Tyler van Anrooy, right, accepts the 2017 West Coast Amateur low gross trophy from Alberni Golf Club pro Bruce MacDonald, Sunday afternoon. Van Anrooy shot a two-day gross 147 for the win. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Comox man wins West Coast Amateur golf tourney

Tyler van Anrooy takes low gross title at Alberni Golf Club

Tyler van Anrooy, right, accepts the 2017 West Coast Amateur low gross trophy from Alberni Golf Club pro Bruce MacDonald, Sunday afternoon. Van Anrooy shot a two-day gross 147 for the win. SUBMITTED PHOTO
BC VOTES 2017: Scott Fraser wins Mid Island-Pacific Rim

BC VOTES 2017: Scott Fraser wins Mid Island-Pacific Rim

UPDATE: West coasters hope for more focus on their issues as Fraser takes back his seat

BC VOTES 2017: Scott Fraser wins Mid Island-Pacific Rim
BC VOTES 2017: Scott Fraser wins Mid Island-Pacific Rim

BC VOTES 2017: Scott Fraser wins Mid Island-Pacific Rim

UPDATE: West coasters hope for more focus on their issues as Fraser takes back his seat

BC VOTES 2017: Scott Fraser wins Mid Island-Pacific Rim