Karly Blats

Lack of security: why Vancouver Island food production is on the decline

Big Read: agriculture a big, expensive commitment as advocates push to make us more food secure

Big Read: locked out of the woods

Vancouver Islanders struggle to balance back country public access with private land protection

Port Alberni home destroyed in early-morning fire

A house on Beaver Creek Road and Wadena Road caught fire Wednesday morning

B.C. school closes after six year old First Nation boy dies in Port Alberni home

The Port Alberni school will be closed the rest of the week following the death of a six-year-old

‘I would like to acknowledge we are on the territory of First Nations’

Reconciliation, tradition behind practice now becoming common across Vancouver Island

Potential route examined for pipeline feeding major new West Coast LNG facility

Corridor could travel from Northeastern B.C. across the Island to Sarita Bay facility near Alberni

Romance is more than fun, it’s good for you

Find out not just how to keep those Valentine’s Day fires burning, but why

Proud parents cheer on Island-raised athletes at Winter Olympics

Parents remember their kids as young athletes before the Olympics

Five Islanders carrying Canadian colours in the Winter Olympics

Brenneman, Tandy, Harle, O’Brien and Sharpe five names to watch

Port Alberni man charged with sexual offences involving minors

Lance Dobosz, 41, has been released on bail following numerous sexual offence charges

Smoking ban arrives on BC Ferries

No crackdown, just education as BC Ferries enacts smoking ban

#MeToo at work: How reporting sexual harassment works – and how it doesn’t

British Columbians have four options to report harassment or assault, but none of them are easy

Port Alberni man stabbed in the chest

The 45-year-old suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries Tuesday

Women’s changing role in war

The presence of women in the Canadian military goes back over a century

Home destroyed by fire in Port Alberni

Beaver Creek area sees two structure fires in two days

Coulson Aviation tests thermal technology in preparation for Australian fire season

Helicopters were on and around Sproat lake testing NVGs and thermal cameras this week

Coulson Aviation tests thermal technology in preparation for Australian fire season

Helicopters were on and around Sproat lake testing NVGs and thermal cameras this week

Bulldogs lose home opener against Victoria Grizzlies

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs lost their home opener against the Victoria Grizzlies…

Beaver Creek club begins work on new playground

The first step towards a new playground at Beaver Creek Community Hall…

Nuu-chah-nulth families share stories of missing and murdered relatives

Stories and recommendations will be added to National Inquiry into MMIWG