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Boyle Blazers Off to Bantam D Provincials
March 1...The Boyle Bantam Blazers are going to provincials. Over the course of two games, they beat the Elk Point Avalanche 7-5.
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RCMP Athabasca Investigating Broken Fence Collision
February 28...Police in Athabasca are investigating reports of a damaged fence
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Hefty Fine for Excessive Speeders in Boyle Area
February 28...Two Alberta men were given hefty fines for driving at excessive speeds in the Boyle area.
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Water Main Leak Closes Boyle Hospital
February 28...The Boyle Healthcare centre is temporarily closed following a water main leak adjacent to the facility.
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Tawatinaw Valley Freeriders Win At Local Ski Meet
February 28...Another good weekend on the hills for the Tawatinaw Valley Freeriders (TVFR) ski club.
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Area Municipalities Asked to Support Lobbying Efforts on Sportfishing Regulations
February 24...Athabasca County is in support of a request from Lac La Biche County concerning sportfishing regulations in the area.
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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges for Athabasca Woman
February 24...Police in Athabasca have charged a local woman with possession of a controlled substance for trafficking
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Athabasca Man Arrested for Drug Possession
February 24...Police in Athabasca have charged another person following a incident at a gas station in Athabasca.
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Truck Stolen For Super 8 in Athabasca
February 23...If you saw a white truck driving east from the Super 8 yesterday morning, police would like to speak to you.
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Town Moving Forward with Axia Agreement
February 21...If all goes well, Athabasca will soon become an Axia fibre town.
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Atom A Hawks Qualify For Provincials
February 22...The Athabasca Atom A Hawks are heading to provincals; after a massive 10-2 win over the CR Knights on Sunday.
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Police Investigate Colinton Post Office Alarm
February 22...An alarm at the Colinton Post Office this month had the police in Athabasca investigating.
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Woman Robbed in Athabasca
February 21...Police in Athabasca are investigating after a woman was robbed in town.
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Hawks Teams Close to Clinching Provincial Berths
February 21...Athabasca's Peewee A team will play the provincial zone finals after beating Hinton 7-4 on Friday night.
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County Land Redistricting on Hold
February 21...Athabasca County will be revisiting their proposed Land Use Bylaw (LUB) and Municipal Development Plan (MDP) changes following concerns raised by residents.
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Calling Lake Seasonal Cottages Broken Into
February 17...Police in Athabasca are investigating after some seasonal cottages were broken into in Calling Lake.
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Police Remind Drivers that Marijuana Is Still Illegal
February 17...After a spike in roadside drug seizures, the RCMP in Athabasca are reminding people that marijuana is still illegal.
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Old Brick School Abatement to Be Discussed By Joint Councils
February 16...There will be a meeting between the town and county to discuss the Athabasca Old Brick School.
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Town Looking at Ways for Public Budget Input
February 15...Athabasca Town Councillors are in favour of asking the public for input into the budget process.
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County Meets MLA Over Electoral Boundary Update
February 15...Provincial electoral boundaries was a topic of discussion as MLA Colin Piquette met with County Council at yesterday's meeting.
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Midget B Hawks Blank Barrhead
February 14...Athabasca's Midget B team shut out Barrhead's B team 6-0 over the weekend.
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Four Weekend Wins for Athabasca Hockey Teams
February 13...A couple of weekend wins for the Athabasca Midget A Hawks.
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Town Council Considering Axia Pitch to Become Fibre Town
February 13...Athabasca Town Councillors are weighing the pros and cons about signing on with Axia.
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Mobile Mammography Unit in Athabasca on February 27
February 10...Residents of the Athabasca area will have access to mammography screening services in their area later this month.
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Aspen View Updates School Closure Policy
February 10...The Aspen View School Division is updating their policy surrounding school closures.
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Athabasca Moves Past Drayton Valley at Zone Playdowns
February 9...Brady Bilsky saved all 20 shots he faced, as Athabasca routed Drayton Valley 9-0
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No Movement Yet in Town Finding Replacement CAO
February 9...There hasn't been much movement regarding Athabasca's search for a new CAO.
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EPC Grad Wins Outstanding Student Paper Award in San Francisco
February 9...Edwin Parr Composite graduate Lynsay Spafford has been singled out for her outstanding research
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Hawks Beat Drayton Valley in Game 1 of Provincial Qualifier
February 8...Another big win for the Athabasca Midget A Hawks at provincial playdowns.
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Police Investigate Assault with a Weapon and Sexual Assault
February 8...Police say an argument between cousins got a little violent in Calling Lake on February 1.
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Town Council in Support of Faster Refugee Resettlement
February 8...Athabasca Town Council was also in support of lobbying the Federal Government to expedite the resettlement of refugees in the area.
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2016 Area Census Data Shows Some Growth
February 8...Population numbers are in for communities across Canada.
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