Port Alberni Blogs

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Winston Joseph
- 3 years 50 weeks ago
Folkfest Parade! This is your last day to take part in the parade. We thank Gillian Shearwater for all the time that she has put into getting this parade ready. It is a lot of work involved, and I...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 51 weeks ago
How much time do you have to look, decide and then execute a left turn in heavy traffic? Do you feel pushed by the drivers behind you into making that decision quickly? If you cannot "check your six...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 51 weeks ago
Cyclists are entitled to their share of the highway, just as motor vehicle drivers are. When they are overtaken by a motor vehicle, it is the driver's responsibility to pass the cyclist safely. It is...
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Sandy McRuer
- 4 years 24 min ago
I know, the first thing you’ll probably be thinking is what the heck is this? Really, it’s a mapping exercise, because that is the major finished product; a book of maps. When it’s complete, British...
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Port Alberni Port Authority
- 4 years 2 days ago
The Port Alberni Port Authority has been the resting place of the Princess Jacqueline since October 27, 2008. Although she has been moored at our terminals all this time the Port Authority does not...
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Tim Schewe
- 4 years 6 days ago
Most of the people on my RV forum have moved away from ST tires to LT tires. They claim these tires have a higher reserve load capacity, better construction and much lower failure rate. The failure...
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Tim Schewe
- 4 years 2 weeks ago
A tungsten lamp filament can tell a crash investigator a great deal post collision if you look carefully. Was it on or was it off? The outcome may mean that the headlights were on or that the signal...
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Port Alberni Port Authority
- 4 years 3 weeks ago
The recent magnitude 9 earthquake and subsequent tsunami disaster in Japan was a dramatic and stark reminder that the world around us, as we know it, can change in an instant. Such an event should...
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Tim Schewe
- 4 years 3 weeks ago
I've noticed a new way to do left turns onto a busy four lane highway near my home. You stop at the stop sign on the side road, look both ways, then turn left, head on into the left turn lane on the...
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Tim Schewe
- 4 years 4 weeks ago
Dynamic speed display signs are popping up beside B.C.'s Highways. They display the speed of passing vehicles above a sign showing the posted speed limit. Are these signs useful in persuading drivers...