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Third Party Review Underway for Athabasca University
January 20...A third party review into the future of Athabasca University (AU) was announced on January 19, to be led by Ken Coates.
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Stalemate at Town Council over CAO Hiring Process
January 20...The deadlock at Athabasca Town Council remains as councillors couldn't agree how to move forward in their search for a new CAO.
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Athabasca False Alarm Bylaw to Be Revisited
January 19...False alarms were discussed once again at Athabasca Town Council, as the RCMP presented their latest stats to council.
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More Medals for the Athabasca Rapids Swim Club
January 18...The Athabasca Rapids Swim Club were in Edmonton this past weekend, where they brought home 19 medals.
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Dr. Recycle Donates to Community Project
January 18...The spray park project in Boyle, the Athabasca Riverfront Design Committee and the new Swimming Pool in town
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Rapids Win Medals at Fort McMurray Swim Meet
January 17...Another successful meet for the Athabasca Rapids Swim Club.
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Midget A Hawks Unbeaten Over Weekend Games
January 16...The Athabasca Midget A Hawks took to the ice twice this past weekend, and remained unbeaten.
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Local Dignitaries Weigh in at AU President Installation
January 16...Athabasca Mayor Roger Morrill and County Reeve Doris Splane were both speakers at the installation of Dr. Neil Fassina
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School Buses Cancelled on January 12
January 12...All school buses to Athabasca, Boyle, Grassland, Rochester and Smith schools have been cancelled today,
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Successful Jasper Event for Tawatinaw Valley Freeriders
January 12...Several local and area skiers were in Jasper last weekend,
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Man Arrested Following New Year's Day Assault
January 12...A man in his mid 20's was arrested on New Year's Day from a house on Moose Drive in Calling Lake.
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Dr. Neil Fassina Officially Installed As Athabasca University President
January 12...Athabasca University's new president Dr. Neil Fassina was officially installed as the eighth president
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EPC Girls Win Basketball Bronze Medal in Edson
January 11...It was a bronze medal for the Edwin Parr senior girls basketball team this past weekend in Edson.
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Town Committees Reappointed Following Adams Resignation
January 11...The Town of Athabasca has a full complement of committee appointments, following Nichole Adams resignation from council.
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Hawks Split First Games of 2017
January 9...The Athabasca Midget Hawks played their first game of 2017 this past weekend.
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Athabasca RCMP Make Several Arrests in Various Investigations
January 9...Police in Athabasca took several people into custody last week for various reasons.
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MLA Office Receives Harassing Calls
January 9...Police are investigating a report of various harassing calls made to MLA Colin Piquette's office.
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Mischief at Pioneer Rentals in Athabasca
January 7...The RCMP in Athabasca are investigating a case of mischief at Pioneer Rentals in Athabasca,
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Police Urge People to Drive According to Road Conditions
January 6...It's been a busy start to 2017 for police in Athabasca.
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Two Gas and Dash Incidents at Petro Canada Athabasca
January 6...Police in Athabasca are investigating two gas and dash incidents in town, both at the downtown Petro Canada.
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2016 Tax Rate Bylaw Passed Once Again by Council
January 5...Athabasca Town Council voted to pass their 2016 tax rate bylaw once again,
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Nichole Adams Resignation Officially Accepted
January 4...Athabasca Town Council have decided how they will fill the Deputy Mayor role moving forward.
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New Edwin Parr School Will Incorporate Solar Technology
January 3...The Aspen View School Division has been given the go ahead to install solar technology at the new Edwin Parr (EPC) School in Athabasca.
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Rapids Bring Home 35 Medals from Ponoka Meet
December 30...Athabasca swimmers brought home 35 medals from a very successful outing at the Ponoka Pool Sharks
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Nichole Adams Resigns from Town Council
December 30...Athabasca Town Councillor Nichole Adams has officially handed in her resignation from council.
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Public Comments Sought for Athabasca Municipal Inspection
December 29...Athabasca town residents and ratepayers are being asked for some input
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Man Arrested Following Calling Lake House Fire
December 23...A 35 year old man has been arrested following reports of a house fire in the Calling Lake area.
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Town To Put Together Numbers on New Swimming Pool
December 23...Athabasca Town Council has directed their administration staff to put together some figures on what the new pool will cost residents.
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County in Support of Potential Changes to Fishing Regulations
December 22...Fish biologist Ray Makowecki is lobbying the provincial government to change some of their fishing rules
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Verhaeghe Proposed Town Council Motions Be Read Before Vote
December 21...Athabasca Town Council will now see motions read back to council by the CAO or a designate prior to them being voted on.
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Concerned Citizens to Meet With County Over Pool Project
December 21...There will be a meeting taking place between a Concerned Citizens Committee and Athabasca County
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Athabasca Municipal Inspection Underway
December 20...The Town of Athabasca's Municipal Inspection is underway,
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Hazardous Materials Assessment Underway at Old Brick School
December 20...A hazardous materials assessment is underway at Athabasca's Old Brick School.
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Man Arrested After Vandalism Spree in Downtown Athabasca
December 19...A string of vandalism in downtown Athabasca in the early morning hours of December 19 had police investigating.
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Athabasca Hawks Split Jasper Games; Lose to Whitecourt
December 19...It was another mixed weekend for the Athabasca Midget Hawks teams.
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County Approved New Weed Control Policy
December 19...A new weed control policy has been approved by Athabasca County Council.
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