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Mixed Results for Athabasca U14 Soccer Teams
May 27...A couple of U14 soccer games from yesterday, May 26, yielded mixed results for Athabasca.
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Multiplex Upgrades Approved by Town and County
May 27...Two more capital purchases have been approved for the Athabasca Multiplex.
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Police Urge Caution Following Spike in "CRA" Scam Calls
May 26...Police in Athabasca are reminding people to be vigilant after a recent series of scam calls from people claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency
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Bonnyville Man Caught Doing 202 Km/Hr Near Boyle
May 25...A 20 year old Bonnyville man was pulled over recently for driving at 202 km/hr, near the village of Boyle.
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Development Permit Filed for Tim Hortons in Athabasca
May 25...Athabascans may soon be able to get their morning coffee and timbits before heading to work.
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Ford Truck Stolen From the Athabasca Multiplex
May 25...Police in Athabasca are looking for help in finding a grey Ford SRW truck that was stolen from the Athabasca Multiplex
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Farm Food and Safety Day for Grade 4 Kids
May 25...Around 180 Grade 4 kids from Landing Trail Intermediate School (LTIS), Grassland, Boyle and the Athabasca Colony School will be part of the Farm Food and Safety Day on May 25.
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Boyle Wins 1A Banner in Track and Field Meet
May 24...It was a successful showing at track and field zone meet for Boyle School.
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Government Signs Off on New School Builder Choice
May 24...The Alberta Government has approved the recommendation made by the Aspen View School Division regarding their choice of builders.
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49 Street Sewer Project to Be Done Over Two Years
May 24...The 49 Street Sewer and Water project in Athabasca will be done over two years.
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Aggravated Assault in Athabasca
May 20...Police in Athabasca are investigating a case of aggravated assault in town.
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Boyle School Steps Up Big to Help Fort McMurray Evacuees
May 20...The Aspen View School Division will be hiring an extra teacher to meet the demands at Boyle School.
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Fire Bans Lifted Ahead of Long Weekend
May 20...Ahead of the May Long Weekend, the province wide fire ban has been lifted.
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Town Council Makes River Rats Contribution
May 20...The Town of Athabasca will be contributing $2,500 towards the River Rats Festival this year for fireworks.
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Town Won't Commit to Increase Pool Funding Commitment Just Yet
May 19...The Town of Athabasca isn't prepared to increase their pool funding commitment to $7.25 million just yet.
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Multiplex Meetings To Be Open to Public
May 18...Multiplex Society meetings may soon be open to the public.
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Town and County Seemingly Split on Athabasca Library Location
May 17...There's an apparent split on where a new library should go in Athabasca.
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County Council Discusses Fort McMurray Fire
May 16...Athabasca County Council were discussing the fire in Fort McMurray at their last council meeting.
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Athabasca COP Program Underway
May 16...The Athabasca Citizen's on Patrol Group is up and running.
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Lions Club to Install Playground at Centennial Park
May 13...The Lions Club want to install another playground within the Town of Athabasca.
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Boyle By-Election Date Announced
May 12...A by-election will be held in Boyle to replace David Bencharsky
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Sharen Kucey Named New Boyle School Principal
May 12...Sharen Kucey has been named the new principal of Boyle School effective the 2016/17 school year.
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No Tax Breaks to Local Based Oil Companies
May 11...Athabasca County has declined a request from Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) to reduce their property taxes for 2016.
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Desmarais RCMP Looking for 25 Year Old
May 11...The RCMP in Desmarais are looking for help in finding 25 year old Chantel Tremblay.
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Athabasca Area Fire Crews Help Battle Fires in Fort McMurray
May 10...Fire Crews from Athabasca and area were among the many crews helping to battle the fires in Fort McMurray.
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Area Communities Step Up to Help Fort McMurray Evacuees
May 11...There's been an outpouring of support from the Athabasca community towards
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Break and Enter at Canadian Tire
May 10...Police are investigating after a man and a truck were seen leaving the Canadian Tire in Athabasca earlier this month.
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Evan Ladouceur Drafted by Lethbridge Hurricanes
May 10...Athabasca's Evan Ladouceur was drafted by the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the recently concluded WHL Bantam Draft.
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Tax Rate Bylaws Approved At Town and County
May 10...Both the Town of Athabasca and Athabasca County have approved their respective tax rate bylaws for 2016.
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Athabasca Woman Killed in Highway 2 Collision near Nestow
May 9...A 40 year old woman from Athabasca has been identified as the victim of a fatal collision on Highway 2 on Saturday.
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Insurance Companies Working To Assist Fort McMurray Evacuees
May 9...Insurance companies across Canada have already begun deploying mobile response units and flying in personnel to Alberta
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Town Asked to Increase Pool Project Commitment
May 9...Athabasca Town Council has been asked to increase their commitment for the new swimming pool to a maximum of $7.25 million.
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County to Discuss Opening Multiplex Meetings
May 9...County Council will be discussing whether or not they would support opening up the Multiplex Meetings to the public.
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The Latest on the Fort McMurray evacuations
May 6...Athabasca opened its doors to people fleeing Fort McMurray last night, as a wildfire engulfed parts of the city.
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Convoys of Vehicles Heading South from Fort McMurray
May 6...A massive convoy is underway to move thousands of evacuees stranded north of the fire ravaged city of Fort McMurray.
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Athabasca RCMP Recover Possibly Stolen Items
May 6...Police in Athabasca say they've found some items that they believe were stolen.
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Grassland Busy with Fort McMurray Evacuees
May 6...The Hamlet of Grassland was bustling with activity given the mass evacuations from Fort McMurray due to the wildfires.
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Aspen View Opens Doors to Fort McMurray Evacuees
May 6...The Aspen View School Division says they are now able to accept students
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Joint Delegation Not Needed at School Board Meeting
May 5...Athabasca County Councillors will not be at today's Aspen View School Board Meeting.
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Aspen View To Pay $1 Offsite Levy for New Athabasca School
May 5...At long last, success from Aspen View's perspective.
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Possible Cougar Sighting in Athabasca
May 4...A possible cougar sighting in Athabasca.
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County Ups Pool Project Commitment to $7.25 Million
May 3...The Town of Athabasca will be asked to increase their maximum commitment for the new pool project to $7.25 million.
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Trailer Stolen Then Recovered in Atmore
May 2...Police in Boyle are investigating after someone stole a trailer and portable toilets from the Atmore Community Hall.
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Fire Restriction for Town of Athabasca
May 2...The Town of Athabasca is also under a Fire Restriction, given the warm and dry weather that is expected.
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Two Mischief Cases in Athabasca RCMP Area
May 2...Police in Athabasca are hoping to solve two cases of mischief with the public's help.
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Clark Builders Recommended by Aspen View Board of Trustees
May 2...The Aspen View School Division has recommended a bid to the provincial government for the new school project.
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Evan Ladouceur Represents Athabasca at the Alberta Cup
May 2...Athabasca's only representative at the Alberta Cup Hockey Tournament finished with a goal and an assist.
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Arson in Calling Lake
April 29...Police are looking for information and witnesses following a suspicious fire in Calling Lake.
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Tax Rate Bylaw Discussed at Town Council
April 29...The Town of Athabasca has given first and second reading to their tax rate bylaw for 2016 at their last meeting.
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