Port Alberni Blogs

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Alberni Valley Chamber
- 3 years 3 weeks ago
For four successful seasons the Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce volunteer Ambassador Program has successfully been meeting and greeting visitors to the region. Some forty-five strong, this valiant...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 4 weeks ago
"I can't parallel park!" laments a reader. Although many of us have trouble with this aspect of driving, he didn't make this comment in the way you might think. "The other drivers won't stop to let...
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Barry Miller
- 3 years 5 weeks ago
ViewPoint from top of the Hump Phantom plays Nanaimo Theatre Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera is known as the longest-running musical in Broadway history and in London as the second...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 7 weeks ago
Are you prepared to drive on wet roads after our dry summer? It's time to shift mental gears and be ready for another season of less than ideal driving conditions. Many drivers try to blame their...
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Port Alberni Port Authority
- 3 years 7 weeks ago
On the recent tenth anniversary of the attacks on the United States in 2001 it was only natural that many of us reflected on where we were and how that fateful day changed the world and how we live...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 8 weeks ago
Hey, that machine is driving on the wrong side of the road! Can that utility truck park like that while they fix the overhead wires? These are just two of similar questions that the public often ask...
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Barry Miller
- 3 years 8 weeks ago
Restored Kinsol Trestle now open for biking and hiking Last week I was attending a meeting in Victoria in connection with the provincial government’s decision two years ago to take away the right...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 10 weeks ago
For most of us, there is no way around it. If we drive a motor vehicle on a highway we must carry our driver's licence with us at all times and produce it on the demand of a police officer. We must...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 11 weeks ago
Virtually every crash scene that I attended during my policing career featured at least one good samaritan. These were people who stopped to help another in a time of need, often at some risk to...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 12 weeks ago
This article may be one of many that you read over the next week or so reminding you that our children will soon be on their way to school again. They will remind you that school zones will be in...