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COVID-19: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations members stop visitors en route to Tofino and Ucluelet

Group at Sutton Pass not preventing traffic from coming in, but convincing some to turn around

Port Alberni homeless count postponed due to COVID-19

Alberni was selected as a pilot site for five-day ‘Point in Time’ homeless count

National parks closing visitor services tomorrow

The prime minister announced it as a measure to help ‘flatten the curve’ against COVID-19

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Western Forest Products sells ownership interest to Huu-ay-aht First Nations

Huu-ay-aht will acquire seven percent ownership interest in APD sawmill

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

UPDATED: Visitor restrictions in place at Island Health facilities in response to pandemic

Effective immediately, no visitor who is unwell may visit any Island Health facility

North Island College transitioning to ‘alternate delivery methods’

Campuses remain open; more counselling services available

Port Alberni gains new police officer with provincial funding

Majority of Port Alberni RCMP officers funded by the city

Cocaine and cash left at local business, Port Hardy RCMP want to talk to owner

The owner appears to have accidently left four ounces of cocaine and over $20,000 by mistake.

School District 70 changing its name to ‘Pacific Rim’

Dropping Alberni will be more inclusive to coastal communities, trustees say

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’

Vancouver Island ‘coffee group’ wins $1-million 6/49 prize

Seven retirees who meet weekly for coffee will share windfall from Tuesday night’s draw

Port Alberni’s tourist train will return for summer 2020

City council earmarks funding for shortened route during latest budget meeting

Cost to replace Port Alberni’s waterfront clock tower escalate

Removal of lead-based paint creates expensive challenge: CAO

School trips cancelled, but no plans to cancel classes in School District 70—yet

Alberni’s high school to get soap in dispensers again in wake of COVID-19 concerns