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Upgrade Announcements Coming Soon for Seniors Facilities
March 4...Our MLA Jeff Johnson is teasing about new announcements that will deal with senior's housing in the coming weeks.
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Off Leash Dog Park Approved for 2015
March 4...Dog owners rejoice!
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Mark Centazzo Moving to Northern Lights School Division
March 3...Former Edwin Parr Composite (EPC) Principal Mark Centazzo is moving to Bonnyville.
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Budget Talks Continuing in Athabasca
March 3...A motion at Sunday's special council meeting to present the 2015 budget for approval at the March 17 council meeting was defeated
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Ukranian Orthodox Church Burns Down in Thorhild
March 1...The Community of Thorhild lost a landmark on Saturday.
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Man Busted for Possessing Cocaine for Trafficking
March 2...One person is facing charges after a Boyle RCMP investigation into trafficking of cocaine.
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Eddie Andruchow Named Bus Driver of the Year
February 27...Eddie Andruchow has been named the Bus Driver of the Year
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Snow Clearing Policy Will See More Review
February 26...An updated snow clearing policy for the Town of Athabasca will see some more work done to it
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Brian Jean Announces Wildrose Leadership Bid
February 26...Brian Jean has made it public, saying he wants to run for leader of the Wildrose Party.
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Police Look for Man in Boyle Truck Theft
February 26...Police in Boyle are looking to speak to a man, who they believe might have information regarding a stolen welding truck.
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Slight Increase to Sewer and Water Charges for Athabasca
February 25...A couple of increases could be coming to the town of Athabasca ahead of the 2015 budget.
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Athabasca University Facing Financial Pressures; President Optimistic
February 25...It's no secret that Athabasca University is facing a budget crunch, much like the province of Alberta.
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Pink Shirt Day Across Aspen View Schools
February 25...It's Pink Shirt Day today, across Canada and here at all Aspen View Schools as well.
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First Reading Done To New Boyle Sewer Rate Bylaw
February 24..."Use more, pay more." That's the gist of what Boyle Council hope to achieve
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RCMP Present Stats to Town Council
February 23...The RCMP in town have presented their 2014 stats to town council.
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Cash Stolen From Vehicle in Boyle
February 23...RCMP in Boyle are investigating a series of overnight thefts from vehicles within the Village limits.
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Former MP Brian Jean Mulls Wildrose Leadership Bid
February 20...Brian Jean is considering a run for the leadership of the Wildrose Party.
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New Furnaces Coming to Boyle Arena
February 19...Two new furnaces are on their way to the Boyle arena, after one of the old ones simply gave way.
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Boyle Council Look to Long Term Loan for Municipal Centre Project
February 19...Early discussions were had regarding how the Village of Boyle will borrow money to finance their new municipal centre project.
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RCMP Investigating Stolen Truck; Blue Heron Also Broken Into
February 19...The RCMP in Athabasca a looking for help in finding a stolen truck.
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Town to Buy "Upscale" Promotional Items
February 18...Following some debate, the town of Athabasca will be buying promotional items
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False Alarms Up 45% in Athabasca RCMP Area
February 18...The numbers are in for the Athabasca RCMP for 2014.
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Jeff Johnson Acclaimed as PC Candidate
February 13...Jeff Johnson has been acclaimed once again as the PC candidate for the Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater riding.
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Careless Driving Ticket Issued for East Hill Collision
February 13...A woman and small baby are fine after that two vehicle collision on the East Hill yesterday, February 12.
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Aspen View Wants Community Input for New School Project
February 13...If you want to have an initial say into what the new Athabasca school could look like, you can.
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New School Is Still A Go, Despite Provincial Cutbacks
February 12...There was verbal assurance from Finance Minister Robin Campbell, that the new Athabasca school is still on the books and will go ahead as planned.
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Aspen View Holding Off Major Decisions; Waiting for Provincial Budget
February 12...Transportation fees, the impact of the new school calendar on bus drivers and support staff,
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Impaired Driver Taken Off the Road near Wandering River
February 12...The RCMP continue to take a proactive approach to road safety in the area.
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Boyle Looking at Revising Sewer Rate Charges
February 11...The Village of Boyle will be looking into newer sewer rate charges.
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Mischief at Cornwall Apartments
February 11...Police are hoping to solve a case of mischief at the Cornwall Apartments.
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River Rats Headline Artists Revealed
February 10...Vancouver based rock duo Dear Rouge, blues guitarist Jack Semple and country musician Gil Grand are your headliners for the 2015 River Rats festival.
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Police Urge Parents to Keep Inactive Cellphones Away from Children
February 10...Police are urging people to keep inactive cell phones away from children.
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Travis Olson Will Represent the Wildrose Once Again
February 10...Travis Olson has been acclaimed as the Wildrose Candidate
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Meals on Wheels Program Looks for More Volunteers
February 10...Athabasca's Family and Community Support Services are looking for volunteers to help with the Meals on Wheels program.
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Pacers Holding Skills Camp
February 9...Football season is still several months away, but the Edwin Parr Pacers are already have their eye set on the season.
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Two Break and Enter Cases Near Grassland
February 9...Boyle RCMP are looking for information regarding two recent break and enters near Grassland.
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RCMP To Focus On Distracted Driving Awareness This Month
February 6...It's February which for the RCMP is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
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Lewis Semashkewich Resigns from Aspen View School Board
February 6...Lewis Semashkewich has announced his resignation from the Aspen View School's Board of Trustees.
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2014 Farm Women's Awards Presented
February 6...The 2014 Pioneer Farm Woman of the Year is Pat Miller.
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Snowfall Warning Issued
February 5...The Athabasca and area is under a snowfall warning.
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Council Approves Use of Town Reserves for their Share of the Bridging Architect
February 5...Town Council approved a recommendation from CAO Josh Pyrcz to borrow money
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Terry Mudryk-Harbarenko Wins Boyle Community Spirit Award
February 5...The 2014 Boyle Community Spirit Award was presented to Terry Mudryk-Harbarenko at the February 4 council meeting.
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Athabasca Rescue Truck To Be Sold to Buffalo Lake Fire
February 4...The current Rescue Truck at the Athabasca Fire Department will be sold to the Buffalo Lake Fire Department.
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Break In at Fish and Wildlife Warehouse
February 4...The RCMP in Athabasca are looking for help in solving a break in at the Fish and Wildlife warehouse
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County Approves Pool Project Manager Share
February 3...Athabasca County at their last meeting, approved their 50 per cent share for the pool project manager
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County to Rewrite Land Use Bylaw
February 3...The County is undertaking a massive rewrite of their Municipal Development Plan (MDP) and Land Use Bylaw (LUB) this year.
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Warren Griffin Won't Seek PC Nomination
February 3...Warren Griffin will not be seeking the PC nomination in the Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater riding.
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