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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Sometime after Easter, historic St. Mary’s & St. Paul’s Anglican Church was broken into and many beloved artifacts were stolen. The theft was discovered when a cleaning crew entered the church to...

Friday, April 27, 2012

Filmed in Port Alberni during 2009/10, Histakshitl Ts’awaatskwii,  (We Come From One Root) the  67- minute documentary film will have its Alberni Valley premiere public screening...

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Dear Editor,
 
It is time for the people of British Columbia to lend their voices on how our most vulnerable women can be made safer.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, announced that the Harper government will introduce new changes to protect the productivity of recreational, commercial and Aboriginal fisheries.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Tseshaht First Nation and Parks Canada have signed a historic agreement on planning and management of the Broken Group Islands in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Port Alberni teenager Daley Forbes is now a three-time national champion.

Forbes, 18, defended her crown in the juvenile girls' 75-kilogram category at the national wrestling championships, which...

Monday, April 16, 2012

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission Regional Event held in Victoria April 13 and 14 had a very different atmosphere than the local event held in Port Alberni last month at Maht Mahs gym. The Victoria...

Monday, April 16, 2012

Lelaina Jules has always loved learning. It just took a while for her to warm up to education in a classroom setting.

“As I was growing up, I didn’t have a good relationship with school. I did it...

Monday, April 16, 2012

Gwa’wina Dancers - One Night only!

Tuesday, April 17, 7:00 pm, Great Hall, Museum of Anthropology

($9 flat-rate admission rate for everyone includes Gwa...

Monday, April 16, 2012

April 15 to April 21 is Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Week in British Columbia to recognize the devastating impacts of child sexual abuse and the importance of working together to keep children safe.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Huu-ay-aht Chief Councillor Jeff Cook was surprised to learn that after about 40 years since he had left Alberni Indian Residential School something from his time there had survived— a 16 by 20 inch...

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

A group of 15 First Nations students ranging from age 17 to 45 are nearing the end of a month-long training program called Bridging to Trades.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Hupacasath and Tseshaht representatives were on hand April 1st as neighbor Port Alberni celebrated the launch of its year-long commemoration of the city’s 100th anniversary of incorporation.

Monday, April 2, 2012

A young member of Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation has been elected to the First Nations Advisory Committee at Vancouver Island University.

Friday, March 23, 2012

And then there was one.

The Skidegate Saints are the 2012 BC Junior All Native boys’ basketball champions thanks to a hard-fought 66-62 victory over Heiltsuk Nation on Friday afternoon in Port...

Friday, March 23, 2012

Down three points at the end of the third quarter, Ahousaht Mystic Sunz Kylee Sam sparked her teammates to a wild come-from-behind 51-47 win over Gingolx Storm to take the girls title at the 2012 BC...

Friday, March 23, 2012

Friday, March 23, 2012

A double Storm front rolled in to Athletic Hall on Friday morning to determine which girls team would make it into the final at the 2012 BC Junior All Native Basketball Championship.

Friday, March 23, 2012

The annual BC Junior All Native Basketball Tournament has developed into a major showcase for young First Nations athletes, but if you’re hoping to attract the attention of college scouts, playing for a...

Friday, March 23, 2012

There are two roads to travel at the 2012 B.C. Junior All Native Basketball Championships in Port Alberni. The high road and the low road and both can be found on the map, better known as the tournament...

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

On the surface, Wednesday morning’s match-up pitting Heiltsuk Nation of Bella Bella against the boys from VanCity may have suggested a small-town/big-town rivalry, but on closer inspection it illustrated...

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

An event the size of the British Columbia Junior All Native Basketball Championships will have as many different scenarios to play out as there are teams, and with 23 teams entered for the 2012 Girls side...

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The Sylix girls from Okanagan Nation hope to repeat as champions at the 2012 BC Junior All Native Basketball tournament, but after a heart-breaking 53-52 loss to Island Storm Tuesday morning at Athletic...

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