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Riverfront Garden Gets $1,500 Grant from FortisAlberta
July 29...The town of Athabasca is in receipt of a $1,500 cheque from FortisAlberta to help fund their Riverfront Community Garden Project.
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Residential Speed Limit Pilot Project Approved
July 29...Town council has given their blessing to a one year pilot project
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Driver Charged Following Collision in Athabasca
July 29...One person was taken to hospital in Edmonton with serious injuries following a collision on Monday.
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Two Applications Received for Landing Park Development
July 28...Two applications will be going before the Municipal Planning Commission this evening, July 28.
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Athabasca County Fire Training Centre Taking Shape
July 27...Work on Athabasca County's Fire Training Centre is steadily progressing.
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Man Facing Charges Following Fatal Rollover Near Island Lake
July 27...A 24 year old man is facing charges of impaired and dangerous driving
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RCMP Searching For Two Men Following Calling Lake Break and Enters
July 24...Police are looking for two people following a series of break and enters in the Calling Lake area.
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Twinned Section of Highway 63 Opening
July 24...You can expect delays between kilometre markers 154 and 186 on Highway 63 starting today.
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Boyle Council To Cover Costs To Send Library Representative to Northern Lights Meetings
July 23...The Village of Boyle has agreed to cover some costs of sending a Boyle Library Board member to Northern Lights Library meetings.
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Drugs Seized Following Two Search Warrants; Charges Laid
July 22...Two men have been charged after police seized 1.1 kilograms of cannabis marijuana,
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Organizers Pleased with Boyle Rodeo Turnout
July 21...Boyle Rodeo 2015 has come and gone, and the organizers are reflecting on what they say was a successful weekend.
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Gas Cylinders Stolen from Athabasca Business
July 21...Police in town are looking for help after some compressed gas cylinders were taken from a local Athabasca business.
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Fly in BBQ Sees Largest Crowds Yet
July 20...Close to 40 planes and over 600 people were present at Athabasca County's fifth annual Fly in Barbecue held this past Saturday.
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Boyle Saddled Up for 2015 Rodeo
July 17...The village of Boyle will be buzzing this weekend, as the Boyle Rodeo returns for another year.
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Fire Advisory for Athabasca County
July 17...Given the rainfall in the past few days, areas of Athabasca County outside the Forest Protection Area has dropped to a fire advisory.
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Wildrose Villa Project Officially Underway
July 16...The Wildrose Villa expansion project is officially underway, following a ground breaking ceremony held on July 15.
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Power Outage in Boyle, Caslan and surrounding areas
July 15...If you're in the Boyle, Caslan, Buffalo Lake, Newbrook or Bondiss area this morning, you might be without power.
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RCMP Investigate Theft and Mischief Case in Calling Lake
July 14...Athabasca RCMP say a Nissan Murano had it's tires slashed in Calling Lake this past weekend.
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Lightning Ignites House Fire in Athabasca
July 13...No one was hurt or injured after a house fire in the Hees Estates area of Athabasca over the weekend.
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Shania LaForce Raring to Go Ahead of Edmonton Race
July 10...Shania LaForce is back on the track this weekend, as the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series returns to the Alberta Capital.
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Fire Restriction Issued for Athabasca County
July 10...A fire restriction has been issued for Athabasca County effective today.
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Athabasca RCMP Investigate Hit and Run
July 9...Police in Athabasca are investigating a hit and run from June 29.
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Colin Piquette Opens Athabasca Office
July 7...Provincial politicians are in their constituencies for the summer, having completed a two week sitting of the Legislature.
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Chainsaw Among Items Stolen from Rural Property
July 7...A brand new Husqvarna chain saw was among things stolen from a rural property along Highway 813.
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Groundbreaking at New Boyle Municipal Centre Location
July 6...Work on the new municipal centre in Boyle will be on going for the next several months or so.
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Police Look For Information in Two Mischief Cases
July 6...Police are hoping for assistance in solving a vehicle mischief case within the town of Athabasca.
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Athabasca Celebrates Canada Day
July 2...Athabascans young and old spent Canada Day at the riverfront, taking in the River Rats Festival.
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River Rats Festival Kicks Off June 30
June 30...Athabasca's Riverfront will be a sea of activity over the next two days, as the Magnificent River Rats festival kicks off today.
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Man Dead Following Domestic Disturbance on Monday Night
June 30...One man is dead following a domestic disturbance complaint on Cornwall Drive yesterday evening.
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High School Grad Weekend in Athabasca
June 26...It's grad weekend in Athabasca, and the Class of 2015 at Edwin Parr Composite is gearing up for their big day on June 27.
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Blue Green Algae Advisory Issued for Baptise Lake
June 25...A Blue-Green algae advisory has been issued for Baptiste Lake.
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Transportation Fees Remain for Aspen View Schools
June 24...Aspen View Trustees voted down a motion to reduce transportation fees to $50 for the year at their last board meeting.
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Town Committee of the Whole Meetings To Start September
June 24...The town of Athabasca will be starting with monthly Committee of the Whole meetings in September.
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Fatal Collision on Highway 63 Near Wandering River
June 23...One person has been killed following a deadly crash on Highway 63, about one kilometre north of Wandering River.
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23 Year Old Caught Speeding Excessively
June 23...A 23 year old man will make a court appearance after he was caught doing 191 km/hr near the House River area
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New Pipeline in the Boyle Area to Begin Construction Next Year
June 23...There's a new pipeline expected in the Boyle area, which is expected to begin construction next summer.
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Caboose Sale and Restoration Possible
June 22...There's a plan in motion that could see the caboose parked near the Athabasca Train Station both sold and renovated.
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Local Improvement Tax Possible
June 20...Town Council in Athabasca has directed administration to draft a local improvement tax policy.
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Police Look For Masked Man After Overnight Incident at New Western Inn
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Unions Criticize Athabasca University Task Force Report
June 18...The Athabasca University Faculty Association (AUFA), is one of three unions that have criticized the Athabasca University (AU) Sustainability Task Force Report, released June 1.
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Residential Speeds Could Be Lowered to 40 km/hr
June 17...Town Council will be reaching out to residents of both Hees Estates and the High School Hill Area
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Rodeo Results
June 15...The Lakeland Cowboys were in Cold Lake. The Billy McDonalds Summer Series took the Tour North Ranch Open Rodeo to Fort McMurray.
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AU Convocation
June 11...Over the next three days, the Athabasca Multiplex will be buzzing thanks to Athabasca Universities Convocation Ceremonies.
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STARS Landing
June 10...Alberta Health Services is conducting a feasibility study into the construction of a new helipad at the Athabasca Hospital.
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Boat Motor Theft Attempt
June 9...The Athabasca RCMP are seeking tips about an attempted theft at a property in the heart of Colinton. Overnight Sunday, thieves attempted to steal a boat motor attached to a small boat.
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Wynn's Law
June 9...The Independent Member Of Parlianment for Edmonton-St. Albert has introduced a private member's bill which would create tougher rules for suspects seeking bail.
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Portage College Programs
June 9...Portage College wants to expand recreation programs.
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Tragedy In Edmonton
June 9...One Edmonton Police Service Officer was killed, and another wounded when they came under fire while trying to make an arrest last night at a west end home.
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Property Crime Prevention
June 8...This evening there will be a presentation by the RCMP in Boyle, relating to property crime and prevention.
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Friday Shooting & Pursuit
June 8...An 18 year old faces a long list of charges after the Police chase Friday afternoon from Gibbons through a number of communities including Westlock which ended in Barrhead following an incide...
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AU Sustainability Report
June 8...Athabasca University's sustainability task force is out with a report, on what the future could be for the University.
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Boyle Municipal Centre
June 8...The new Municipal Centre Project in Boyle will begin construction very shortly.
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Garr Scott Tractor Now Outside Old Brick School
June 5...Outside the Old Brick School, the Garr Scott Steam Tractor Engine now sits proudly
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Slight Changes Possible for Aspen View Budget
June 5...There might be slight changes to the budget approved by the Aspen View Board Trustees.
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No Beer Gardens at this Year's River Rats Festival
June 5...There will be no beer gardens at the River Rats Festival this year.
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Aspen View Represented at Truth and Reconciliation Commission Conclusion
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Colin Piquette Sworn in as Area MLA
June 4...For Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater MLA Colin Piquette, the last one month has been a steep learning curve.
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