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Elena Rardon

Elena Rardon

I have worked with the Alberni Valley News since 2016. During this time, I've most recently garnered the 2023 BCYCNA (Ma Murray) award for arts & culture writing.

Phone
778-421-8063
Email
elena.rardon@albernivalleynews.com

Recent Work by Elena

Mother, stepfather get 15 years in prison for death of six-year-old Port Alberni boy

Mother, stepfather get 15 years in prison for death of six-year-old Port Alberni boy

Both Mitchell and Rykel Frank pleaded guilty to manslaughter in 2018 incident
Passenger train returning to Port Alberni’s waterfront in summer 2024

Passenger train returning to Port Alberni’s waterfront in summer 2024

Train will run along a shortened track for one-year contract
Teenager struck in hit-and-run on rural Vancouver Island road

Teenager struck in hit-and-run on rural Vancouver Island road

Port Alberni high school student appeals to driver of SUV to turn herself in
Logging at cemetery’s edge a ‘shock’ for Port Alberni residents

Logging at cemetery’s edge a ‘shock’ for Port Alberni residents

Mosaic Forest Management says trees came down due to public safety risk
Juried art show invites submissions from Vancouver Island artists

Juried art show invites submissions from Vancouver Island artists

Show will run at the Alberni Valley Museum this summer
‘Rowdy’ dog seeks forever home after more than 90 days at SPCA

‘Rowdy’ dog seeks forever home after more than 90 days at SPCA

Three-year-old Rottweiler and mastiff cross is a ‘puppy in a dog’s body’
Craft brewery moving into historic Port Alberni train station

Craft brewery moving into historic Port Alberni train station

Train station will be second location for award-winning Twin City Brewing
Family of Port Alberni child killed in 2018 asks for memorial park space

Family of Port Alberni child killed in 2018 asks for memorial park space

Port Alberni city council plans to find a space to honour Dontay-Patrick Lucas
Fire department rescues cat trapped between two buildings in Port Alberni

Fire department rescues cat trapped between two buildings in Port Alberni

Cat fell and was wedged between two buildings on Third Avenue
City of Port Alberni shuts down ‘relentless’ commenting on social media

City of Port Alberni shuts down ‘relentless’ commenting on social media

Negative comments target one staff member in particular, city too shortstaffed to moderate pages
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