To The Editor: The Travesty at Stamp and Roger

Have you ever noticed the rail embedded in the ground near the Barclay? The remnants of a former crossing to the mill property which looks much different today. This photo is from around 2011 The area on April 18, 2020 Update:A few days later, the letter below has not been published in the paper yet […]

Learning from the past

One hundred years ago, during the last pandemic —- the H1N1 influenza virus known then as Spanish Flu —- swept the world while the world was also at war and this poster circulated in newspapers in Canada. Maybe even in Port Alberni. Today’s pandemic is from a different virus, the SARS-related 2019 corona virus or […]