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Athabasca Potentially Joining Fort McMurray and Lac La Biche in New Provincial Riding
May 26...There's some insight into how provincial ridings could be drawn up for the next election in 2019.
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Athabasca Water and Sewer Bylaw Passes Two Readings
May 25...There's been a slight delay to the town of Athabasca officially implementing a change to the water and sewer rates.
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Boyle Infrastructure Replacement Levy In Place
May 24...The Village of Boyle has implemented a $10 monthly levy, that kicks in July 1.
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PO Box Moves Concerns Some Residents
May 24...Some Athabasca County residents are not happy their mailbox might be moved to the Colinton Post Office.
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Amber Valley Plaque Unveiled
May 19...A new plaque has been unveiled in Amber Valley,
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Pool Tender Week Inches Closer
May 18...An Athabasca town councillor won't review pool tender submissions ahead of the public opening next month.
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1969 Chevelle Stolen From Baptiste Lake
May 16...Police in Athabasca are looking for information into the theft of a classic car from the Baptiste Lake area.
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2017 Boyle Budget Passed
May 16...The Village of Boyle has passed their 2017 budget, with plans to bring in a new utility levy, along with a 2 per cent increase in taxes.
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Back Alley Grass Fires Deemed Suspicious
May 15...Two grass fires were put out by quick thinking of local residents
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CN Caboose Restoration Given Green Light
May 15...The Athabasca Classic Cruisers Car Club has a green light to get to work on restoring the old CN Rail Caboose.
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911 Hang Up Leads to Marijuana Bust in Athabasca Area
May 11...An accidental call by a 5-year-old led the Athabasca RCMP to find the makings of a grow-op and a large quantity of marijuana.
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Dr. Ken Coates Optimistic Over Athabasca University's Future
May 9...The man conducting the third party review into Athabasca University (AU) believes the school has a future.
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Aspen View Tables Another Deficit Budget for 2017-18
May 8...It's another budget with big cuts for the Aspen View School Division.
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Downtown Revitalization Committee Formed by Town
May 3...A new committee has been set up that hopes to tackle downtown revitalization in Athabasca.
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Ag Society To Build Indoor Riding Arena
May 3...The Athabasca Agricultural Society wants to build a new indoor horse riding area, near the Agriplex, north of town.
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Council Approves New School Road Extension
May 3...The new Athabasca School has its road extension.
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Police Investigating Homicide in Smith
May 3...Police in Slave Lake are investigating the death of a woman in a rural residence near Smith.
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Independent Report on AU Operations Due Soon
May 2...An independent review of the operations of Athabasca University was due by the April 30 deadline
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Tom Cochrane Rocks Athabasca
May 1...Hundreds of people were at the Athabasca Multiplex on Friday night rocking out to Canadian rock legend Tom Cochrane and Red Rider.
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Emergency Preparedness Day on May 6
April 28...The Athabasca Fire Department is holding an Emergency Preparedness Day next Saturday, May 6.
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Two People Arrested After November Assault in Calling Lake
April 26...Two people have been taken into custody following an investigation into a call of shots fired in Calling Lake.
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Air Cadets Place Tenth at Marksmanship Provincials
April 26...A strong showing for the Athabasca Air Cadets at their marksmanship provincials held earlier this month.
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Boyle RCMP Investigating Theft of Tools
April 25...Police in Boyle are investigating a theft, valued at around $20,000.
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Town Passes 2017 Budget
April 25...The Town of Athabasca has passed a balanced budget for 2017
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Stolen Property from Boyle Area Found in Red Deer
April 24...Three men are facing numerous charges following search warrants in the Red Deer area earlier this month.
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