Susie Quinn

The San Group is expanding its operations in Port Alberni with the purchase of 25 acres of land for a new sawmill. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

San Group announces plans to build new sawmill in Port Alberni

San Group has purchased 25 acres of Catalyst Paper land for expansion

The San Group is expanding its operations in Port Alberni with the purchase of 25 acres of land for a new sawmill. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
Happy, a three-month-old quarter-horse, peers out from owner Terry Galloway’s home west of Port Alberni on Monday (Sept. 24) after following a friend into Galloway’s livingroom. Happy had to be rescued by members from the Sproat Lake Volunteer Fire Department. SUBMITTED PHOTO

‘Hello, 911? There’s a horse in my living room’

Sproat Lake firefighters called to ‘rescue’ quarter-horse from Alberni Valley house

Happy, a three-month-old quarter-horse, peers out from owner Terry Galloway’s home west of Port Alberni on Monday (Sept. 24) after following a friend into Galloway’s livingroom. Happy had to be rescued by members from the Sproat Lake Volunteer Fire Department. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Natalie Rumsby of Victoria has been a 911 dispatcher for 12 years. In April 2018 she coached a woman from Port Alberni in CPR when the woman’s husband collapsed in the shower. SUBMITTED PHOTO

B.C. 911 call-taker gets rare glimpse of what happened after call

Call-taker coached Port Alberni woman in lifesaving CPR on her husband

Natalie Rumsby of Victoria has been a 911 dispatcher for 12 years. In April 2018 she coached a woman from Port Alberni in CPR when the woman’s husband collapsed in the shower. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Cliff Atleo of the Ahousaht First Nation speaks about a BC Supreme Court decision on Aboriginal fishing rights outside the Vancouver courthouse, April 19. JOHN JACK PHOTO

B.C. First Nations get clarity on fishing rights from top court

Nations call federal government to settle fishing rights ‘within the true meaning of reconciliation’

Cliff Atleo of the Ahousaht First Nation speaks about a BC Supreme Court decision on Aboriginal fishing rights outside the Vancouver courthouse, April 19. JOHN JACK PHOTO
UPDATE: Tsunami warning cancelled for coastal British Columbia

UPDATE: Tsunami warning cancelled for coastal British Columbia

Warning issued following 7.9 earthquake off Kodiak, AK

UPDATE: Tsunami warning cancelled for coastal British Columbia
BC company sends planes to fight California wildfires

BC company sends planes to fight California wildfires

Vancouver Island-based Coulson sends two C-130 aircraft to fight fires

BC company sends planes to fight California wildfires
British Columbia Liberal leadership candidate Dianne Watts, left and Alla Drigola from her campaign office chat with Chris Mellin and Bob Cole, president of the Liberal riding association in Alberni-Pacific Rim, during Watts’ meet and greet at Pastimes Bar & Grill, Saturday night. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

BC Liberal leadership candidate stresses community in first Island stops

Dianne Watts continues tour in Victoria on Sunday, Oct. 29

British Columbia Liberal leadership candidate Dianne Watts, left and Alla Drigola from her campaign office chat with Chris Mellin and Bob Cole, president of the Liberal riding association in Alberni-Pacific Rim, during Watts’ meet and greet at Pastimes Bar & Grill, Saturday night. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
Inmate David Enease Blackmore has been apprehended after escaping custody on Aug. 1, 2017 in Port Alberni. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Escaped inmate caught on Vancouver Island

David Enease Blackmore had broken free from custody while attending his mother’s funeral in Port Alberni.

Inmate David Enease Blackmore has been apprehended after escaping custody on Aug. 1, 2017 in Port Alberni. SUBMITTED PHOTO