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Shannon Stubbs To Represent Lakeland Riding in 2015
December 19...Conservative Party members in the new Lakeland riding have chosen their next representative.
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Town Council Reviewing Bylaws
December 19...Town Councillors are looking at reviewing bylaws that are on the books.
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River Rats President Requesting Stage Maintenance
December 18...Magnificent River Rats president Ida Edwards presented town councillors..
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Boyle Municipal Centre RFP Ending Soon
December 18...The RFP process for the Village of Boyle's new municipal centre seems to be coming along very well.
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Garr Scott Tractor Staying in Athabasca
December 17...There is a light at the end of the tunnel
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Deputy Fire Chief Receives Emergency Services Medal
December 17...Athabasca Deputy Fire Chief Ryan Bodnarchuk was presented with the Alberta Emergency Services Medal
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Workplace Fatality Claims Another Life
December 16...Alberta Occupational Health and Safety are investigating after another workplace fatality
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Multiple Break and Enter Cases in Athabasca
December 16...Athabasca RCMP are trying to solve multiple break and enter cases.
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Athabascan Wins Medals at Weightlifting Provincials
December 16...Fourteen year old Aashna Mann took home a pair of medals
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Food Bank Needs Donations Ahead of the Christmas Season
December 15...The holidays are a time for giving and the Athabasca community has been doing just that.
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Over 900 Served at Community Christmas Supper
December 12...Hundreds of people, young and old, were at the Athabasca Multiplex for the Community Christmas Supper.
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Councillors Raise Budget Priorities; Town Sewers Among Them
December 12...One of the big talking points of this year's budget deliberations for town council is expected to be sewers
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AU President Peter MacKinnon's Term Extended
December 11 - Peter MacKinnon's term as President of Athabasca University just got a little longer.
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New Joint Recreation Committee Between Athabasca County and Boyle
December 11...The Village of Boyle and Athabasca County are looking into forming a new joint recreation committee.
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Development Fee Increases in Athabasca County
December 10 - Development Fees are going up in Athabasca County in the new year.
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Town Water Rate Could Remain Unchanged
December 8...In early November, the Aspen Regional Water Commission raised water rates
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Wildrose Villa Delayed; Goes to Tender Jan 5
December 8 - Boyle's new Wildrose Villa goes to tender on January 5.
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Gas Tax Funding To See No Rise
December 5...Turns out the town's share of the new gas tax pie won't be increasing after all.
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Town Council Passes 2015 Library Budget
December 4...There's a slight increase of $5,485 to the Library Budget, that's been approved by town council.
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RFP for Village of Boyle Municipal Office Open
December 4...The RFP for the Village of Boyle's New Municipal Centre is now open.
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Town Turns Down Aspen View Request for Tour of Joint Use Facilities
December 3...Town Council turned down a request to accompany the Aspen View School Division..
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Survey Asking Residents For Wishlist At The New Swimming Pool
December 3...There's a survey going around town, that is asking people what they would like to see in the new swimming pool complex.
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Rural Transportation School Bus Funding Still a Concern
November 28...The Aspen View School Division will be part of an ad hoc group,
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Snowfall Warning Still in Effect, Expected to Taper
November 28...The Pacific weather system which brought large amounts of snow to parts of Alberta yesterday,
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Two Thefts in the Athabasca Area
November 28...A couple of thefts in the Athabasca area to tell you about.
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Snowfall Warning for November 27 and 28
November 27...There is a snowfall warning for parts of the Athabasca
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New Spray Park, Play Park Possible in Boyle
November 25...A new spray park and play park could soon be in the Village of Boyle.
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Operation Christmas Child Brings in 224 Boxes
November 25...The Athabasca and area stepped up when it came to the Operation Christmas Child 2014.
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New School Announcement Imminent
November 24...The new Athabasca School is possibly days away from being officially approved by the Alberta Government.
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Theft From Vehicle At Day's Inn
November 21...The Athabasca RCMP are looking for help in solving a theft in town.
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Future of Steam Tractor Still Not Clear
November 21...The fate of the Garr Scott Steam Tractor Engine is still not clear.
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Special Weather Statement Issued
November 21...Brace yourself Athabasca, we could be seeing significant snowfall this weekend.
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Keegan Kanzig Traded To The Calgary Hitmen
November 20...Keegan Kanzig is closer to home.
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Kick Addictions During National Addictions Awareness Week
November 20...National Addictions Awareness Week continues until the 22nd of this month.
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County Looking at Options to House Missing Pets
November 20...Athabasca County will be looking for another permanent solution to house stray and missing pets
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Boyle Council Hope To Borrow For Municipal Centre by June
November 20...The village of Boyle is looking at a possible 25 year term
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Northern Alberta Not Being Ignored Insists MLA Johnson
November 19...For Lac La Biche - St Paul - Two Hills MLA Shayne Saskiw the throne speech was pretty clear
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PC's Still Committed to Pipeline Training College in Boyle
November 19...Some concern for Lac La Biche - St Paul - Two Hills MLA Shayne Saskiw.
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Town's Share of the Gas Tax Pie Revealed
November 19...The town of Athabasca will be getting $328,000 every year through
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Volleyball Season Ends at Edwin Parr
November 18...Volleyball season at Edwin Parr Composite (EPC) is officially done and dusted.
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County Looking At 4% Increase in Library Funding in 2015
November 17...County council discussed the increase proposed by the Northern Lights Library Board
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Motion to Deny Grant Requests Defeated at Council
November 14...A motion at town council by Councillor Tim Verhaeghe, to grant no requests for funding for next year has been defeated.
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River Rats Society Executive Chosen
November 14...The River Rats Society held their AGM last night,
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Numerous Impaired Driving Charges Laid
November 13...This past weekend, four impaired driving charges were laid by the Athabasca Traffic Services.
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Rotary Club Receives Grant From Alberta Recycling
November 13...The Rotary Club of Athabasca's Youth Development Association are recipients of a grant from Alberta Recycling.
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