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 […]

Pandemic a time for the new generations to lead.

We do what must be done. In times of crisis, humanity naturally comes together. We help each other. We volunteer to do our part. We look after those who are in need. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world a few things have become clear. 1) Without strong preventative measures, it spreads quickly and […]