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

House in Alberni Valley destroyed in early morning fire

No occupants were home at the time of the fire Monday, May 14

Tsunami evacuation ‘went well’ in Port Alberni: UBC study

City has work to do communicating evacuation plans, researchers say

Historic Alberni Valley hotel will be demolished

Arrowview Hotel’s owner has 30 days to complete demolition

Engineer plans to rebuild derelict hotel in Port Alberni

Arrowview Hotel has been abandoned following a 2015 fire

Port Alberni is B.C.’s low-income capital

One-fifth of the population living in low-income status, according to 2016 census

Alberni man wants to resurrect iconic MV Lady Rose

Sailor Mike Wright sees tourism potential in rusting ship

BOOT CAMP: Mid-Island students learn about RCMP life

RCMP isn’t just about policing streets: students learn there are 175 different RCMP jobs