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Port Alberni’s BCHL ownership team is bringing a Junior B hockey team to the city for 2021-22. (SCREENSHOT)

Question of the Week: June 9, 2021

Do you plan to watch Port Alberni Bombers Jr. B hockey games?

The ‘Locks of Love’ fence at Wally Creek is no more as the ministry of transportation and infrastructure removed the unpopular litter magnet on May 21. (Anne-Marie Gosselin photo)

Question of the Week: June 2, 2021

Are you happy to see the ‘Locks of Love’ fence removed from Hwy. 4?

A worker checks to ensure his work is square at the Maitland Street Village low energy housing complex. (March 15, 2021) (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Question of the Week: May 26, 2021

What kind of housing project would you like to see next in Port Alberni?

B.C.’s public health restrictions on non-essential travel are reinforced by orders effective April 23, 2021 to stay within your own regional health authority except for essential travel such as work and medical appointments. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)

Question of the Week: May 19, 2021

Will you be travelling over May long weekend?

B.C.’s public health restrictions on non-essential travel are reinforced by orders effective April 23, 2021 to stay within your own regional health authority except for essential travel such as work and medical appointments. (Priyanka Ketkar photo/Lakes District News)
A sign on a shop window indicates the store is closed in Ottawa, Monday March 23, 2020. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is raising its estimate for the number of businesses that are considering the possibility of closing permanently. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Question of the Week: May 12, 2021

Do you think the provincial and federal governments have done enough to support small businesses?

A sign on a shop window indicates the store is closed in Ottawa, Monday March 23, 2020. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is raising its estimate for the number of businesses that are considering the possibility of closing permanently. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Various first-aid and safety kits were at the Oceanside Emergency Preparedness Expo in the Parksville Curling Club building in 2017. (PQB News file photo)

Question of the Week: May 5, 2021

Do you and your household have an emergency plan?

Various first-aid and safety kits were at the Oceanside Emergency Preparedness Expo in the Parksville Curling Club building in 2017. (PQB News file photo)
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Question of the Week: April 28, 2021

Do you think Port Alberni should ban styrofoam takeout containers?

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A worker checks to ensure his work is square at the Maitland Street Village low energy housing complex. (March 15, 2021) (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Question of the Week: April 21, 2021

Have you given up on buying a new home because of rising housing costs?

A worker checks to ensure his work is square at the Maitland Street Village low energy housing complex. (March 15, 2021) (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
A server clears a table on a patio at a restaurant, in Vancouver, on Friday, April 2, 2021. B.C. has banned indoor dining at restaurants and bars as part of a three-week measure to curb the spread of COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of COVID-19 variants. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Question of the Week: April 14, 2021

Have you been supporting local restaurants by ordering takeout?

  • Apr 13, 2021
A server clears a table on a patio at a restaurant, in Vancouver, on Friday, April 2, 2021. B.C. has banned indoor dining at restaurants and bars as part of a three-week measure to curb the spread of COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of COVID-19 variants. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Jim Lowes, a living kidney donor who was inspired by Humboldt Broncos bus crash victim Logan Boulet, is photographed at his home in Burlington, Ont., on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. Green Shirt Day, April 7, was started after the crash that killed 16 people and coincides with the anniversary of Logan Boulet’s death. Boulet’s family donated his organs after the crash. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
Jim Lowes, a living kidney donor who was inspired by Humboldt Broncos bus crash victim Logan Boulet, is photographed at his home in Burlington, Ont., on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. Green Shirt Day, April 7, was started after the crash that killed 16 people and coincides with the anniversary of Logan Boulet’s death. Boulet’s family donated his organs after the crash. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
Premier John Horgan speaks about Phase 2 in B.C.’s COVID-19 immunization plan as Dr. Penny Ballem, far left, Dr. Bonnie Henry and Minister Adrian Dix look on during a press conference at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, March 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Question of the Week: March 31, 2021

Are you confident in the B.C. government’s response to COVID-19?

  • Mar 30, 2021
Premier John Horgan speaks about Phase 2 in B.C.’s COVID-19 immunization plan as Dr. Penny Ballem, far left, Dr. Bonnie Henry and Minister Adrian Dix look on during a press conference at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, March 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
“Occupy the Shelter” protesters have set up a covered area, propane heaters and some tents in front of Our Home on Eighth, Port Alberni’s multi-service shelter, to protest the way homelessness is being dealt with. Oct. 25, 2020 (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Question of the Week: March 24, 2021

Would you welcome a second emergency shelter in Port Alberni under different management?

  • Mar 23, 2021
“Occupy the Shelter” protesters have set up a covered area, propane heaters and some tents in front of Our Home on Eighth, Port Alberni’s multi-service shelter, to protest the way homelessness is being dealt with. Oct. 25, 2020 (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
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Question of the Week: March 17, 2021

Do you plan to get your COVID-19 vaccine now that the clinics have started?

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Campsites at Fort Townsend are empty and waiting, as the state parks in Jefferson County opened for camping on Tuesday, while the county campgrounds will be opening on Thursday. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Question of the Week: March 10, 2021

Did you book a campsite for this summer once reservations opened on March 8?

Campsites at Fort Townsend are empty and waiting, as the state parks in Jefferson County opened for camping on Tuesday, while the county campgrounds will be opening on Thursday. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
A CVS pharmacist prepares a COVID-19 vaccine at Village Green Retirement Campus in Federal Way on Jan. 26. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

Question of the Week: March 3, 2021

Are you satisfied with the province’s vaccination rollout for COVID-19?

  • Mar 2, 2021
A CVS pharmacist prepares a COVID-19 vaccine at Village Green Retirement Campus in Federal Way on Jan. 26. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing
Work was progressing on the Portview Landing apartment complex on Burde Street back in July. (SUSAN QUINN / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Question of the Week: Feb. 24, 2021

Are you struggling with housing costs in the Alberni Valley?

  • Feb 23, 2021
Work was progressing on the Portview Landing apartment complex on Burde Street back in July. (SUSAN QUINN / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
The Vancouver Island Connector along with the Tofino Bus will not be resuming service this month and will remain suspended until further notice. Black Press file photo

Question of the Week: Feb. 17, 2021

Do you think the province should help restore bus service on the Island?

  • Feb 16, 2021
The Vancouver Island Connector along with the Tofino Bus will not be resuming service this month and will remain suspended until further notice. Black Press file photo
Echo Centre on Wallace Street in Port Alberni includes Echo Pool, the community centre, Alberni Valley Museum and the VIRL Port Alberni library.

Question of the Week: Feb. 10, 2021

Do you think the city was right to have reduced the hours Echo Pool is open?

  • Feb 9, 2021
Echo Centre on Wallace Street in Port Alberni includes Echo Pool, the community centre, Alberni Valley Museum and the VIRL Port Alberni library.
John Edmondson, left, from Bread of Life, Colin Minions and Capt. Michael Ramsay from the Salvation Army demonstrate Port Alberni’s first community food pantry, located on Tebo Avenue outside Jericho Road Church, Jan. 22, 2021. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Question of the Week: Feb. 3, 2021

Would you like to see more community food pantries in the Alberni Valley?

John Edmondson, left, from Bread of Life, Colin Minions and Capt. Michael Ramsay from the Salvation Army demonstrate Port Alberni’s first community food pantry, located on Tebo Avenue outside Jericho Road Church, Jan. 22, 2021. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
The Rogers Creek Trail system has multiple trails and not all of them are well marked. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Question of the Week: Jan. 27, 2021

Do you think trail signage in the Alberni Valley needs to be improved?

The Rogers Creek Trail system has multiple trails and not all of them are well marked. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)