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Midget B Hawks Tie Cold Lake
December 1...Donovan Stapley scored the only goal for Athabasca Midget B Hockey team
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Tender Opened for Bridge Replacement Project on New Pine Creek Road
December 1...Athabasca County will be moving ahead with a bridge replacement project on the new Pine Creek Road, east of Perryvale.
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TELUS to Install New Towers in Athabasca County
November 29...There are two new cell towers planned for the Athabasca and Boyle area next year,
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Midget Hawks Beat Vegreville and St Paul in Weekend Games
November 28...It was another solid weekend for the Athabasca Midget A Hawks team.
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Boyle Huskies Finish Fourth in 1A Provincials
November 28...The Boyle Huskies Senior Girls Volleyball team finished fourth
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Temporary Camping Bylaw Defeated by County Council
November 28...Athabasca County's Temporary Camping Bylaw is no more.
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Man Shot At on Calling Lake Reserve
November 26...The RCMP in Athabasca say early in the morning on November 23, they responded to reports a call about gun shots on the Calling Lake Reserve.
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Boyle Huskies Off to Provincials
November 24...The senior girls volleyball team at Boyle School will be competing at provincials this year.
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Hawks Beat Fort McMurray in Road Doubleheader
November 22...A good weekend for Athabasca's Midget A Hawks team.
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Police Investigate Stolen Truck from Athabasca Super 8
November 21...The RCMP in Athabasca are investigating the theft of a welding truck from the parking lot at the Super 8 in town on November 1.
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Two Arrested Following Break and Enter in Calling Lake
November 18...The Athabasca RCMP say they responded to a report of two men breaking into a house in Calling Lake.
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Child Attacked by Family Dog in Athabasca
November 18...The Town of Athabasca might be giving consideration to a pit bull ban in the future,
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Mayor Fighting Allegations of Partiality
November 18...Athabasca Mayor Roger Morrill is fighting allegations that he was to blame for the town losing Joe Day as CAO.
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Town CAO Candidate Turns Down Job
November 16...The town of Athabasca will have to look elsewhere for a new Chief Administrative Officer.
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Athabasca Atom A Team Vying to Host Provincials
November 16...If all goes well, between March 16 and 17 next year, Atom level skaters will descend into Athabasca.
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County Asked to Implement False Alarm Bylaw
November 16...Police in both Athabasca and Boyle have asked County Council to look into the idea of a false alarm bylaw.
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Auditor General Critical of Athabasca University IT Disaster Recovery Plan
November 15...Athabasca University (AU) has been scolded for its failure to establish off-site disaster recovery facilities
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Municipal Inspection to Take Longer Than First Planned
November 14...The Municipal Inspection in to the affairs at the Town of Athabasca will take longer than first reported.
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Hunter Found in Woods after Search
November 14...Police in the Boyle area say a man was found safe after he went missing while out hunting.
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Midget Hawks Teams Enjoy Mixed Weekends
November 14...The Athabasca Midget A Hawks beat Fort McMurray 10-4 on November 13 in the Northern Alberta Interlock League.
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Blue Green Algae Advisories Lifted
November 10...Blue green algae advisories in various area lakes have been lifted
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Aspen View Votes Against No Closing School Motion
November 9...The Aspen View School Division has voted considering any of their schools for closure until September 2018.
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Rapids Win Big at First Meet of New Season
November 8...Athabasca swimmers got off a good start at the Penguin Spring Series #1 meet on November 5,
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Hawks Blank Vegreville for First Win of Season
November 7...Jayden Anderson and Tyson Tymo both found the back the net twice,
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Athabasca County Officials Monitoring Harvest Situation
November 7...Harvest conditions in Athabasca County aren't as bad as a few other places in Alberta.
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Athabasca Couple Wins House in Lottery Draw
November 4...Gene and Lois Cowan are two lucky Athabascans.
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Municipal Review Expected to be Done by March
November 3...At their regular council meeting on November 1, Athabasca town council were given an update into the pending municipal inspection.
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Boyle Fire Department Upgrading Equipment
November 3...Firefighters in Boyle will be upgrading their search and rescue equipment over the next little while.
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Town Council Offers CAO Role to Joe Day
November 2...The Town of Athabasca has voted 4-3 in favour of extending an offer of employment to Joe Day, formerly of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.
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Aspen View Considering Recognizing National Aboriginal Day
November 2...The Aspen View School Division is looking into the possibility of recognizing National Aboriginal Day on June 21 each year.
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Midget Hawks Tie Barrhead to Open New Season
November 1...Shaun Funk scored twice as the Athabasca Midget A Hawks roared back to a 4-4 tie with Barrhead.
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Fire Department Gets $25,000 From AlPac for Water Rescue Equipment
November 1...The Athabasca Fire Department will be in receipt of a $25,000 grant from the Alberta Pacific Forest Industries (AlPac)
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Aspen View Nixes Suggestion to Reduce Number of Trustees
November 1...As things stand, there will be seven seats in six wards up for grabs at the next Aspen View election in October 2017.
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