Port Alberni Blogs

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Barry Miller
- 3 years 5 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 7 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 8 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 9 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...
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Barry Miller
- 3 years 9 weeks ago
Summer in Winnipeg After wrapping up three days on the Alberni Pacific Railway as conductor, I scooted home over the hump to Nanaimo. I had just a few hours to pack and snatch a bit of shuteye...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 9 weeks ago
A very annoying problem we hear on the local roads are the numerous Boom Boxes playing at all hours of day or night. I think our noise by-law should be enforced, as we have enough noise pollution as...
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Port Alberni Port Authority
- 3 years 9 weeks ago
It is extremely sad that it often takes a tragedy to remind people to stop, think and act in a Safety-First manner wherever and whatever they do. The tragic death of a scuba diver next to Port...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 11 weeks ago
Would you write an article on bike lanes? Please explain whether a bike in a bike lane can pass on the right of a car and the proper way for cars to turn right through a bike lane. A bike lane is a...
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Barry Miller
- 3 years 12 weeks ago
Qualicum Summer For the past nine years my wife Pat and I have had our feet planted in two communities, Nanaimo where we spend the greater part of the year, and in the Alberni Valley where we have a...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 12 weeks ago
I was issued a ticket for Speed Against a Municipal Sign for driving over 30km/hr in a playground zone. The officer had no laser and no radar; she flagged me over, saying "The speed limit here is 30...