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By Masha Scheele

Hinton’s official first case of COVID-19 related to travel

Hinton learned about its first local case of COVID-19 this week from Alberta’s chief medical health officer, Dr. Deena Hinshaw.

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Mental health resources ramp up for COVID

Social isolation has become a common phrase over the past few weeks in the wake of COVID-19, and there are plenty of resources to cope with the effects of this isolation.

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Hinton courthouse operating on a reduced scale

Access to the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Alberta Court of Appeal has been limited to essential services only due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Hinton to become ‘one-stop-shop’

Despite the current global situation, councillors held their standing committee meeting via zoom call to allow for self-isolation and social distancing on March 24.

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Canada Post continues nation-wide services

Canada Post is practicing their due diligence to keep employees and customers safe while offices remain open and operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Sweet Surrender

The book is not only about Duncan’s journey with cancer but about practicing the surrender method she believes healed her and changed her life.

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Hinton Food Bank demand spikes

The Hinton Food Bank saw a jump in demand from 57 per week in the first two months of 2020 to 80 on Tuesday, March 17.

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COVID-19 posing ‘dramatic impact’ on Town operations and community

The Town of Hinton (TOH) implemented a low-level one Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) late on Friday, March 13 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Operating and capital budget 2020 approved

Council approved an amended 2020 Operating Budget of $29,137,747, and a 2020 capital budget of $10,130,302.

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Local industry proceeds, making continuity plans

During public updates on the impact of COVID-19, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has mentioned different industries that will feel the effects.

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