The Rise of the Mastodon

Life moves pretty fast. In the words of Ferris Bueller, "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." If you're on The Twitter, life is moving VERY fast ever since the takeover and massive overhaul by Elon Musk. There is an exodus happening as …

Want to increase civility and feel happier, delete Facebook.

(This letter was inspired by this Editorial in the AV News October 25, 2022) Dear Editor, and Port Alberni We have a problem. Facebook, and the way its algorithms, groups and interface manipulate us subconsciously to react and enflame, has ripped the heart out of this so-called Community with a Heart. An article published in …

City of Port Alberni Elections – By the Numbers since 1993

An Exciting Night If you needed any proof that every vote is critical, you only need to look at the result from last night's municipal election in the City of Port Alberni. Thanks to archives of the Alberni Valley Times and on the City of Port Alberni website, I was able to to find numbers …