Mosaic Forest Management Only Has Contempt

(Background: “Logging near cemetery a ‘shock’ for Port Alberni residents”) Dear Editor, I am not shocked. Mosaic’s (formerly Island Timberlands and Timberwest) recent logging adjacent to the cemetery and Hole in the Wall shows in the worst way that it respects the dead as much as it respects streams, watersheds, public access and amenities, wildfire …

Paddle Together

Dear Editor, (Sent October 13, 2023 – Published October 24 Issue of AVNews note: printed version omitted final sentence with E&N, but the digital version was the full letter) It was wonderful to see the ribbon cutting on Bamfield Road. Once upon a time I rode that bus to Bamfield Marine Station on that same …