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CAO Ryan Maier Moves to Athabasca County
July 23...The town of Athabasca is on the lookout for a new Chief Administrative Officer.
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Trailer Broken Into In Calling Lake
July 23..Athabasca RCMP are asking for assistance in solving a case of mischief and theft in Calling Lake.
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New Gas Bar and Convenience Store in Downtown
July 22...A new gas bar could be coming up in the downtown Athabasca.
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Ontario Man Dead After Crash on Highway 63
July 22...An Ontario man has been killed in a head-on crash on Highway 63.
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Tier IV AA Baseball Tournament in Athabasca
July 22...Athabasca is getting ready to hold the Tier IV AA Midget baseball tournament this weekend between July 25 and July 27.
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County Pleased With Fly-In BBQ Turnout
July 21...Athabasca County officials are pleased with the turn out for the 2014 Fly in Barbecue.
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Calgary Based Company Eyeing Boyle Property
July 21...A new company could be setting up shop in Boyle in the future.
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Cross Lake Under Blue-Green Algae Advisory
July 18...Alberta Health Services says Cross Lake is now under a blue-green algae advisory.
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Bridge Work on Highway 813 Begins
July 18...Drivers can expect minor delays on Highway 813 near Wabasca starting today.
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Traffic Delays Possible on Highway 63
July 18...A super-wide load is on it's way to Fort McMurray and it will be passing through our area today.
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Tap Water Fine But Further Tests Are Being Done
July 17...The Aspen Regional Water Services Commission say they are aware of and are working to address
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RCMP Investigating Break and Enters
July 17...Athabasca RCMP are asking for help in solving two break and enters.
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Pool Borrowing Petition Has 346 Signatures
July 17...Athabascans could be headed to the polls soon to have a say whether the town should borrow $5 million for the new pool project.
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Special Air Quality Statement Issued
July 17...Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Athabasca, Westlock and Barrhead.
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Brian LeMessurier Marks Last Day in Office
July 16...Aspen View Superintendent Brian LeMessurier is marking his last day in office today.
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Boyle Rodeo This Weekend
July 16...The Boyle Rodeo starts this Friday which means it's final preparations for the organizing committee.
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Ryan Giroux Wins Dr. Josephine M. Brown Scholarship
July 16...Ryan Giroux was awarded the Dr. Josephine M. Brown Scholarship at yesterday's council meeting.
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RCMP Looking for Missing Quad
July 16...A cash reward may be offered for information that help in identifying suspects.
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Highway 754 Reopened
July 16...Highway 754 close to Wabasca Lake has reopened following a fortnight long closure.
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Off Leash Dog Park Pilot Project Approved
July 16...Dog owners in Athabasca will have the opportunity to use an off leash dog park
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Thirty Seven Speeding Violated Handed Out Near Boyle
July 15..A total of 37 drivers were issued speeding tickets this past Sunday near the village of Boyle.
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Dr. Josephine Brown Memorial Scholarship Presented Today
July 15...The Dr. Josephine Brown Memorial Scholarship will be presented today at town council meeting.
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Silver for U18 and U14 Soccer Teams
July 15...The Athabasca U18 and U14 boys soccer teams have both won silver at provincials.
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Class GDL Driver Among Many Pulled Over for Impaired Driving
July 14...A class GDL driver was pulled over while driving impaired on Friday one of four impaired drivers pulled over in six hours by the Boyle RCMP.
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No Licences Needed for Family Fishing Weekend
July 11...It's Family Fishing Weekend, which means no licences are required.
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Air Quality Advisory for the Athabasca Region
July 11...Athabasca, Boyle and area is under a precautionary Air Quality Advisory.

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By-Election Called For Aspen View
July 10...The Aspen View Public School Division will be holding a by-election August 25 to replace former trustee - and chair - Paul Ponich.
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New Architecture Degree at Athabasca University
July 10...There is a new architecture degree offered at Athabasca University this summer.
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Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo Area Voted Liberal
July 9...By-election data shows that Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo voted Liberal in the past by-election.
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Boyle Census Almost Complete
July 9...The village of Boyle is nearing the end of their census.
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New Village Office for Boyle
July 8...A proposal to build a new municipal centre for Boyle is in very early stages.
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Pair of Collisions on Area Highways
July 8...RCMP believe intoxicating substances may have been a factor in a single vehicle collision last week Highway 2
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Woman Airlifted following Collosion on Highway 63
July 7...A woman is in critical condition following a collision with a moose on Highway 63 this morning.
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Highway 813 Collision
July 7...One person is dead following a collision between a motorcycle and a moose on Highway 813.
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Boyle Rural Crime Watch May Make a Comeback
July 7...The Boyle Rural Crime Watch may make a comeback, given a recent surge of crime in the Athabasca and Boyle communities.
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Charges Pending in Calling Lake Stabbing
July 7... Charges are pending following a stabbing in Calling Lake on July 2.
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Neil O'Shea named Associate Superintendent for Aspen View
July 4...Neil O'Shea has been appointed as the new Associate Superintendent of Aspen View Public Schools.
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Aspen View to Comply with Education Minister's Request
July 4...The Aspen View School Board will be passing on records..
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County Council Statement regarding School, Pool and Library Location
July 4...Athabasca County Council say they're committed to seeing the region grow.
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New Library Needed but Where Should It Go?
July 4...Concerned Athabascans were seeking answers as to why the library was being moved from the downtown core and it's present location.
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New Mayor for Boyle
July 3...Bob Clark is the new mayor of Boyle following an organizational meeting yesterday, July 2.
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Special Weather Statement Issued
July 3...A special weather statement is in effect for Athabasca, Westlock and Barrhead today.
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Library Announces Partnership with hoopla
July 2...Library members will now be able borrow movies, TV shows and music online using hoopla.
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Rotary Club Paving More Trails in Town
July 2...The Rotary Club of Athabasca is adding on to their longest running project.
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Near Drowning on Area Lake
July 2...A man is in stable condition following reports of a near drowning on an area lake this past weekend.
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By-Election Results
July 2...Monday's bye-election in the Fort McMurray-Athabasca riding didn't change seats, however, the vote was a lot closer.
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Police Looking for Missing XUV's
June 30...Athabasca RCMP are looking for help in tracking down two missing John Deere 825I Side by Sides.
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McMorris Brothers Tell Grads to Follow their Dreams
June 30...Snow boarders Mark and Craig McMorris were the guests of honour for Edwin Parr's graduation ceremonies over the weekend.
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County Approves Funding for Colinton Bowling Alley
June 30...Athabasca County council voted to approve $11,000 in funding to the Colinton Bowling Alley.
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Blue Green Algae Advisory Issued for Baptise Lake
June 27...A blue-green algae advisory has been issued for Baptiste Lake by Alberta Health Services.
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EMS Fundraiser today until 5
June 27...There is a fundraiser going on in the parking lot of By-Low foods until 5 o'clock today.
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County Supports Using Helmets when riding Off Highway Vehicles
June 27...Athabasca County is in support of Alberta Transportation's proposal to recommend helmets for off highway vehicle drivers and passengers under 18 years of age.
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East Hill will soon have Streetlights
June 27...The east hill in Athabasca will soon have working streetlights. But when exactly, that is still being determined.
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Temporary Foreign Workers Issue Still Raising Questions
June 27...The temporary foreign workers issue is still raising questions in the area.
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Graduation at EPC this Saturday
June 27...It's graduation tomorrow at Edwin Parr High School. The ceremonies are taking place at the Athabasca Multiplex.
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Brad Jacobs' Ring Found
June 27...Olympian Brad Jacobs has his ring back. It was recovered late last night by the Boyle RCMP.
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Police Arrest Youth with Replica Gun at the Post Office
June 26...Events at the post office got a little heated today.
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Final Preparation for River Rats Festival Underway
June 26...The Magnificent River Rats festival kicks off this Monday.
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Athabasca County CAO Interviews
June 26...Interviews for Athabasca's new Chief Administrative Officer will be held of July 3rd.
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Final Mile Project at Halfway Stage
June 26...Athabasca County council heard yesterday that the Final Mile Project is about fifty per cent complete.
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Sochi Olympic Ring Stolen in Boyle
June 25...Olympic Gold Medallist Brad Jacob's 2014 Olympic Champions ring was stolen during a recent visit to Boyle.
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Advance Poll Numbers down in Fort McMurray-Athabasca
June 25...Just 2,659 ballots were cast during the advanced polling period in the Fort McMurray - Athabasca riding.
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Council Okays Use of Jubilee Ball Diamonds for Camping
June 25...The Jubilee Park Baseball diamonds can be used for camping
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Delays on Highway 831 following semi rollover
June 24...Highway 831 could see delays this week as crews continue to cleanup following a semi roll over on Sunday, June 22nd.
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Paul Ponich Resigns as Aspen View Board Chair
June 24...Paul Ponich has handed in his resignation as Aspen View School Board Chair, effective at the next school board meeting on July 3.
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Fatigue Almost Causes Collisions on Highway 63
June 24...Two fatigued motorists almost caused serious collisions on Higway 63 in separate incidents.
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Lack of Public Input So Far to Discuss the School and Pool Project in Athabasca
June 23...An open meeting will be held on July 3rd at the Nancy Applebee Theatre to voice concerns and suggestions
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RCMP Investigating Multiple Break and Enter Cases
June 23...Boyle RCMP are investigating multiple Break and enters in Grassland, Atmore and Wandering River from the past week.
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Bantam Trappers season ends
June 23...The Athabasca Bantam Trappers ended their season two games into the playoffs this past weekend.
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Hwys 63/881 Traffic Enforcement
June 18...The Boyle Integrated Traffic Unit handed out over 400 speeding tickets on Highways 63 and 881 during an enhanced traffic enforcement initiative.
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Vehicle Fire
June 17...The Athabasca RCMP say overnight Saturday at around 1:30PM, a vehicle was set on fire in the New Western Inn parking lot.
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Boyle Area Break Enter Theft
June 17...The Boyle RCMP say sometime between Saturday and Sunday, numerous items and firearms were stolen from a rural residence along Highway 63 near kilometre marker 18.
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Healthy Families Healthy Futures
June 16...Healthy Families Healthy Futures has impacted over 25-hundred people over the past year, whether at a movie at the park or with the families on their case-load which they make weekly visits...
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Peter MacKinnon Ready to Lead as Athabasca University President
June 13...Peter Mackinnon officially takes over the reigns at Athabasca University on July 1 as interim president.
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Open Meeting to Discuss Senior's Housing in Athabasca
June 13...An open meeting to discuss seniors housing in Athabasca is taking place tonight.
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Grassland Fire Department Open House this Sunday
June 13...The Grassland Fire Department is holding their third annual open house and car show on Father's Day Sunday.
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Staged Vehicle Checks on Highway 63 Today
June 12...Between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. this afternoon drivers on Highway 63.
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Visitor Information Centre Open For Univerisity Convocation
June 12...The Visitor Information Centre at the Athabasca train station opens today until the weekend
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New Bridge Can be Upgraded in future, if Needed
June 12...A letter from Alberta Transportation has town councillors feeling a little relaxed.
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Possible New Security System at the Multiplex
June 11...A proposal to install a new security system will be before town council, possibly at their next meeting...
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Cardlock proposed for Wandering River
June 11...There may soon be a cardlock in Wandering River as Athabasca County heard a proposal for a project at Tuesday's meeting...
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Convocation 2014 Sees 355 Graduates Come to Athabasca
June 10...It's convocation season at Athabasca University...
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Head-On Collision near House River
June 9...One person was airlifted to hospital in critical condition following a two vehicle head-on collision...
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Paul Ponich Elected Division 7 Councillor
June 9...A by-election called for early July in Division 7 will no longer be necessary...
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Athabasca Gutsy Walk This Sunday
June 6...The third annual Gutsy Walk for Crohn' and Colitis in Athabasca takes place this Sunday...
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Libertarian Candidate Tim Moen Distancing Himself from Moncton Shooter
June 6...Libertarian candidate for the Fort McMurray - Athabasca by-election Tim Moen is distancing himself...
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RCMP Thank People for their Support
June 5...Athabasca RCMP would like to thank whoever place flowers...
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Liberal Candidate Kyle Harrietha on the Federal By-Election
June 5...For Liberal candidate for the Fort McMurray- Athabasca by-election Kyle Harrietha, the campaign trail involves a lot of driving...
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Councillor Verhaeghe Moved to Multiplex Committee
June 5...Athabasca Councillor Tim Verhaeghe will take a spot on the Multiplex committee, in place of Tanu Tyszka-Evans...
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Missing Athabasca Teenager Found in Calgary
June 4...A northern Alberta girl reported missing last week has been found safe and sound...
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Several Break -Ins in Rochester
June 4...Athabasca RCMP are seeking the public's assistance following several cases of break and enter in Rochester...
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Council Looking at Borrowing Options for Swimming Pool Project
June 4... Discussions into the involvement of the public with regard to the new swimming pool besides the Athabasca Multiplex...
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Twinning of Highway 63 Underway
June 4...Roughly 650 workers will be out this construction season working on the twinning of Highway 63...
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Teachers Meeting in Red Deer
June 3...School boards from across the province are continuing their talks with Education Minister Jeff Johnson...
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Rochester Fire Department to Acquire New Fire Truck
June 3...The Rochester Fire Department are in the market for a new fire truck...
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Third Place for Jessica McKenna at Olympic Power Fitness Invitational
June 3...Jessica McKenna set junior club records on route to her third place in the novice category...
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New Supeintendent for Aspen View Schools
June 2...The Aspen View School Board has named Mark Francis, as the new Superintendent, effective July 14...
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École Plamondon wins Provincial Health Incentive
June 2...École Plamondon is one of seven recipients of a 2014 Nutrition Innovation Award...
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Superintendent Pleased with Conditional Approval from Province
May 30...Aspen View School Board Superintendent Brian LeMessurier is pleased that the Alberta government has given a conditional approval...
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Smith School Marks Leadership Day
May 30...Smith School is hosting their first annual leadership day today...
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Missing Teen Believed to be in Calgary
May 29...Athabasca RCMP believe that a 16-year-old girl, missing since early May, could be in the Calgary area...
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Infrastructure Minister Gives Verbal Support for New School
May 29...Alberta's Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Wayne Dresdale is prepared to give his verbal support...
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Mayor Pleased with Athabasca's Growth
May 28...Mayor Roger Morrill is optimistic about the growth and growth potential for Athabasca...
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Herbicide Vegetation Program Begins June 1
May 27...The Athabasca County's herbicide vegetation program begins on June 1...
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Pacers to play CJFL football this season
May 27...Edwin Parr's Brady Ballard will be part of the Edmonton Wildcats in the Canadian Junior Football League...
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New Doctor for Athabasca
May 26...There's a new doctor in Athabasca, and it could be the sign of things to come...
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Nominations for Athabasca County Division 7
May 23...The nomination day is approaching for Division 7 in Athabasca County....
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Minister Dallas Visits Athabasca
May 22... Alberta minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations Cal Dallas was in town...
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Break In at Athabasca University
May 21...Another break in has the RCMP asking the public for help...
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Minor Tax Increase in Boyle
May 22...Taxes are going up in the village of Boyle, but only slightly...
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Federal Grant for Athabasca and District Minor Hockey Association
May 21... The Athabasca and District Minor Hockey Association are recipients of $19,816 grant...
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Nomination Date Announced for the Athabasca County By-election
May 21...Nomination Day for the vacant Athabasca County seat is Monday, June 9...
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Edmonton Man Facing Impaired Driving Charges
May 21...A sixty year old Edmonton man is facing impairing driving...
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Airport Closed for Maintenance Work
May 21...The Athabasca Airport will be closed today until Friday...
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Break In At Athabasca CIBC Branch
May 20... Athabasca RCMP are looking for information following a break in at the CIBC branch in the downtown core...
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Two Arrested following Weekend Standoff
May 20...A weekend standoff in Calling Lake has two people in custody...
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Man Charged following Erratic Driving Complaint
May 20...Athabasca RCMP have arrested and charged Sammy Cardinal of Edmonton with obstruction and driving a motor vehicle when disqualified...
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Weekend RCMP Statistics
May 20...Boyle RCMP were out in full force, engaging in an enhanced policing initiative in an effort to reduce crime and ensure safe roadways...
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Alberta Permitting Fishing Without a Licence this Weekend
May 16... The Alberta Government is waiving the need for fishing licences for this long weekend only...
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Boyle RCMP Observing Crime Prevention Week
May 16...It's crime prevention week in Alberta, and Boyle RCMP have been working with partner agencies...
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TELUS investing $500,000 in Athabasca
May 16... TELUS is investing $500,000 in Athabasca this year to expand and enhance its services including high speed Internet and LTE coverage...
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Wildfire Hazard High in Athabasca County
May 15...The wildfire hazard in Athabasca County is HIGH...
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Athabasca University name new President
May 15... The Athabasca University Board of Governors have appointed Peter MacKinnon...
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Athabasca RCMP Conducting Checkstops This Weekend
May 14...
The Athabasca RCMP will be conducting check stops this long weekend, as part of Canada Road Safety Week...
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Date set for Athabasca County Byelection
May 14... A by-election has been called for Monday, July 7 after Athabasca County Council accepted David Yurdiga's resignation.
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Boyle RCMP Nab Wanted Offender
May 13... Boyle RCMP have charged Lloyd Boudreau of Buffalo Lake..
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