Susie Quinn

Vancouver Island reverend keeps up congregation’s spirits during COVID-19 restrictions

Pastor Brenda gets personal while praying among the pews

COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees

Staff exempt from self-isolation upon return from international travel according to Island Health

Tsunami waves, earthquakes and COVID-19: What if the worst ‘worst’ case scenario hits the Coast?

“All the basic principles still apply here, in terms of community response.”

Port Alberni Black Sheep coach earns B.C. Rugby award

Jas Purewal named Jack Patterson Memorial Trophy recipient

Love letters from Port Alberni, the community with a heart

People got creative with their community heart hunt ideas on the weekend

Outbreak of illness in Port Alberni seniors homes not COVID-19: Island Health

Anyone tested for flu in high-risk category will now be tested for COVID-19

COVID-19: Highway 4 Kennedy Hill project scaled back

Road closure schedule has changed as Emil Anderson Construction modifies construction plans

Community heart ‘hunt’ catches on in Port Alberni

Next up will be a city-wide Easter egg ‘hunt’ for families

Referral-only COVID-19 testing facility opens in Port Alberni

No location was disclosed by Island Health as people without a referral are asked to stay away

Meals on Wheels finds kitchen to keep preparing meals in Port Alberni

Crisis occurred when COVID-19 restrictions forced a sudden closure of restaurant kitchen

Port Alberni curlers score rare eight-ender

Harvey Gudbranson’s double late in a Daytime League game was the golden shot

BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ coach looks back on the team’s 2019-20 season

From an ammonia leak closing their rink to losing both goalies to illness, season was an odd one

Meals on Wheels in Port Alberni loses kitchen under BCLC’s gaming centre closure

The Cypress restaurant at Chances Rimrock usually cooks for homebound clients

City of Port Alberni, ACRD close facilities in wake of COVID-19 restrictions

Offices will continue to do business remotely; rec facilities are now closed to public

Alberni Valley agencies focus on vulnerable citizens as concern over COVID-19 grows

CMHA coordinates efforts so people living in poverty ‘don’t get missed’

Port Alberni, ACRD open joint Emergency Operations Centre to keep ahead of COVID-19

No cases of COVID-19 in Alberni Valley, says ACRD official

An ongoing updated list of Alberni Valley events affected by COVID-19

Has your event been cancelled or postponed? Check here

BC Rugby suspends weekend games, any out-of-province travel over COVID-19

League taking cautious approach in wake of pandemic status

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District hires for emergency preparedness

Heather Zenner, Charlie Starratt take on new roles

Port Alberni’s Shelter Farm offers second year of market gardener program

Tuition, books will be paid for 12 students, and an internship is included