Port Alberni Blogs

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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 9 weeks 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
- 3 years 11 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
- 3 years 12 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
- 3 years 12 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
- 3 years 13 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...
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Javen Simon
- 3 years 14 weeks ago
In my opinion this is the best time of year. Playoffs, Temperatures are entering the double digits, we have relief from the torrential downpours associated with our notorious winters, and I can...
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Sandy McRuer
- 3 years 14 weeks ago
Lots of people these days travel with bicycles on Vancouver Island. And why not? It’s a great way to get a little exercise and have a relaxing time peddling through the neighbourhoods and parks of...
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Winston Joseph
- 3 years 14 weeks ago
GET INVOLVED IN YOUR COMMUNITY… This is Volunteer’s month. We need each other to create this vital and giving society. We congratulate Pam Craig, who is the Citizen of the Year. The poet told us:...
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Tim Schewe
- 3 years 14 weeks ago
Passing zones always presented interesting situations for traffic enforcement. There were many times when I would find one driver in the right lane traveling at or near the speed limit and another...
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Winston Joseph
- 3 years 14 weeks ago
I WILL LIVE EACH DAY AS IF IT WERE MY LAST! This has been one of my favourite quotes, and I proved it last week. In my last week’s column, I was all excited about my session with a class of First...