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Pacers Travel to Bonnyville for Exhibition Game
September 23...The Athabasca Pacers are on the road today for an exhibition game against the Bonnyville Voyageurs.
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No Town Consensus Over New School Road Extension
September 23...Town councillors spent close 30 minutes debating what to do with the road extension and site servicing at the new school site.
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Open House Scheduled for County Land Use Bylaw and Municipal Development Plan
September 22...Athabasca County will be holding a public hearing for their draft Land Use Bylaw (LUB) and Municipal Development Plan (MDP) on October 27.
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Wildrose Villa Residents Begin Move to New Facility
September 22...Some 13 residents at the Wildrose Villa in Boyle spent the night of September 21 in their new rooms at the new facility.
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Town Resident Asks Council for Answers
September 21...Town Resident Sandy White was a delegation at the September 6 council meeting.
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Town Councillor Asked to Resign
September 21...Councillor Nichole Adams is being asked to step down following a motion by council.
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Five New Members Appointed to Athabasca University Board
September 20...Five new members have been appointed to the Board of Governors at Athabasca University (AU).
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College Hockey Challenge A Roaring Success
September 20...Athabasca's College Hockey Challenge was a roaring success for the players and fans in attendance.
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Ron Golonka Receives Mac Kryzanowski Lifetime Achievement Award.
September 20...Aspen View's recently retired Director of Student Services Ron Golonka has been named a recipient
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Councillors Raise Concerns over School Site Costs
September 19...New drawings and estimates will be presented to town council at a future meeting.
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Pandas Beat Huskies at College Hockey Challenge
September 19...It was a successful end to the Athabasca College Hockey Challenge this past weekend.
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Town Council Begins Hunt for Permanent CAO
September 19...Town Council is moving forward with the search for a new Chief Administrative Officer.
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Pacers Beaten in 2016 Home Opener
September 19...Nathan Roddick-Ament was 8 for 18 and threw for 143 yards and touchdown on Friday night
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Pacers Welcome Barons in 2016 Home Opener
September 16...It's the home opener tonight for the Athabasca Pacers.
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County Voices TELUS Concerns
September 16...County Councillors are raising concern about service deterioration with TELUS.
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Council to Seek Legal Opinion Over Aspen Village Condo Paving
September 16...The Town of Athabasca will be seeking several legal opinions over an invoice, after concern was raised by Mayor Roger Morrill.
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Contaminated Water Advisory Lifted for Calling Lake
September 15...A contaminated water advisory that was in place for the water at campground beach
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Police Looking for Suspects After Armed Robbery At Caslan Store
September 14...Police are looking for two suspects following an armed robbery at the Caslan Store, on September 13, around 6:10 PM.
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Meanook Community Mailbox Idea Nixed by County
September 14...Athabasca County has withdrawn their support for a new mailbox in Meanook.
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Athabasca University Discussed At Mayor's and Reeve's Breakfast
September 14...There was some discussion about Athabasca University (AU) at the Athabasca Mayor's and Reeve's breakfast.
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Athabasca Points West Living Facility Likely Moving Ahead
September 13...There appears to be some movement regarding a new seniors facility in Athabasca.
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Groundbreaking Ceremony Date Chosen for New School
September 13...The Aspen View School Division has chosen September 29 as the date for their groundbreaking ceremony
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Bears Come Out on Top at Men's College Hockey Challenge
September 12...Jayden Hart led all scorers with 4 goals, as the University of Alberta Golden Bears came out on top
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Pacers Fall to Wainwright After Close Game
September 12...The Athabasca Pacers had a shot right until the very end of their game against Wainwright.
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Two Arrested After Stolen Vehicle Found
September 12...Two people were taken into custody after police in Boyle got reports of a vehicle stuck at an oil lease site, northwest of Boyle.
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Boyle RCMP Investigate Vehicle Thefts
September 9...Police in Boyle are investigating reports of four separate stolen vehicles
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Pacers Head to Wainwright for Game 2 of 2016 Season
September 9...The Athabasca Pacers are in Wainwright, September 9, for their second game of the 2016 season.
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Town Yet to Decide on Old Brick School Hazardous Materials Assessment
September 8...No decision yet from Town Council on whether they will spend $10,000 for a hazardous materials assessment on the Old Brick School.
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Tandem Trailer Stolen in Athabasca
September 8...A tandem dump trailer was stolen from outside Buy Low Foods on September 6, around 6:00 PM.
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Aspen View Moving Ahead With Student Trustee Initiative
September 8...The Aspen View School Division is moving ahead with a Student Trustee initiative.
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Boyle Municipal Centre Opening Date Chosen
September 8...Council in Boyle has picked October 13th as their date for the grand opening of the new Municipal Centre.
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Fort McMurray Man Caught Speeding on Highway 63
September 7...A 36 year old Fort McMurray man will be in court after he was caught doing 192 km/hr over the long weekend.
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Joanne Peckham Steps Down from TED Committee
September 7...Councillor Joanne Peckham has stepped down from the Tourism and Economic Development (TED) Committee
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Pacers Drop Season Opener to St. Paul
September 6...The Athabasca Pacers were on the wrong side of a 41-0 defeat at the hands of the St. Paul Lions on September 2.
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Dennis MacNeil To Carry On As Aspen View Board Chair
September 2...Dennis MacNeil will carry on as the board chair for the Aspen View School Division.
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Pacers On the Road to Open 2016 Season
September 2...The Athabasca Pacers are on the road for their first game in the 2016 season.
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Hockey Coach Billy Moores to Speak at College Hockey Challenge
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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiry Underway
September 1...The panel tasked with looking into the disproportionately high rates of violence against aboriginal women and girls across Canada
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Athabasca Set to Host College Hockey Challenge
September 1...Some of the best university and college hockey teams around will be in Athabasca later this month.
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Power Out in Portions of Athabasca County
August 31...A few residents across Athabasca County are without power this morning.
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Amber Skyrpan to Represent Team Canada at Rio Paralympics
August 31...Athabasca County will have one representative in Rio for the upcoming Paralympic Games.
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Town Asked to 'Review' TED Committee Member Appointment
August 31...Athabasca Town Council has been asked to review the appointment of their member on the Tourism and Economic Development (TED) Committee.
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County Denies 2017 Reduction in Taxes to CNRL
August 30...Another request by Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) to have their property taxes reduced
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Hazardous Materials Assessment Expected for Old Brick School
August 30...There are plans to do a hazardous materials assessment on the Old Brick School in Athabasca.
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Athabasca Ag Society Celebrating 101 Years
August 26...It's the Centennial 101 celebrations this weekend for the Athabasca and District Agricultural (Ag) Society.
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