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Churches doing their best during coronavirus pandemic

Churches doing their best during coronavirus pandemic

Many offering online services and outreach
Replacing BCHS top priority in Pembina Hills School Division's capital plan

Replacing BCHS top priority in Pembina Hills School Division's capital plan

Full modernization of Westlock Elementary School second on the list
Visitors to seniors lodges restricted

Visitors to seniors lodges restricted

Only one designated family member can visit seniors in lodges or AHS centres
Classes to resume remotely by March 30

Classes to resume remotely by March 30

Teachers tasked with coming up with alternative course delivery methods
Grocery stores adjust hours, provide extra cleaning during COVID-19 pandemic

Grocery stores adjust hours, provide extra cleaning during COVID-19 pandemic

Plastic bag fees waived in an effort to stem the use of cloth
Barrhead and District FCSS suspends or cancels most services

Barrhead and District FCSS suspends or cancels most services

Food bank and Meals on Wheels will continue for the time being
COVID-19 impact on local businesses

COVID-19 impact on local businesses

Some are faring better than others just days into isolation guidelines
SUV backs into Main Street business

SUV backs into Main Street business

Police on scene following Monday-morning accident in downtown Westlock
Families adjusting to school closures

Families adjusting to school closures

Social distancing means parents have to come up with alternatives
Town of Westlock declares state of emergency

Town of Westlock declares state of emergency

Mayor says "continued vigilence" is necessary for the success of AHS measures