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Allison Kariel Receives 2015 Dr. Josephine Brown Scholarship
May 22...The 2015 Dr. Josephine Brown Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Allison Kariel,
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False Alarm Bylaw Passes First Reading at Town Council
May 22...A false alarm bylaw could soon be in place for the Town of Athabasca.
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Fire Restriction Issued for Athabasca
May 21...The Town and County of Athabasca is under a Fire Restriction, that was issued this afternoon.
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New Playground Construction Underway in Richmond Park
May 21...Over the next three days, the hamlet of Richmond Park will a hub of activity.
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Boyle Council Passes 2015 Budget
May 21...Taxes in Boyle will be going up slightly.
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Police Hoping to Solve Case of Mischief in Calling Lake
May 21...Police in Athabasca are hoping to solve a case of Mischief in Calling Lake.
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Lions Club Helping With A New Campground Near Athabasca Agriplex
May 20...The Athabasca Lions Club has approval from town council to put a campground near the ball diamonds by the Agriplex, North of the river.
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Man, Woman To Make Court Appearances Following May Long Speeding Incidents
May 20...A man will be in court on August 10 after he was caught doing 200 km/hr over May Long Weekend.
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Water, Sewer, Waste Hike Approved
May 20...The increases to water, sewer and waste collection charges within the Town of Athabasca are now official.
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Aspen View Changes Kindergarten Enrolment Date to December 31
May 19...The Aspen View School Division has changed their policy on Kindergarten enrolment, which will take effect for the 2016/17 school year.
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Licence Seized after Man Found Driving Golf Cart on Road
May 19...A man and a woman were ticketed, after they were found driving a golf cart on the road in a summer village east of Boyle.
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New Principal At Landing Trail Intermediate School
May 15...Landing Trail Intermediate School (LTIS) will have a new principal ahead of the next school year.
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RCMP/Fire Urge Safety Ahead of May Long Weekend
May 15...Ahead of May Long Weekend, Athabasca Fire Chief Bryan Hall is reminding people to be 'Fire Smart.'
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Police Looking to Solve Theft/Mischief Cases
May 15...Athabasca RCMP are looking for help after a case of mischief to a vehicle.
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New Principal Named For Edwin Parr Composite
May 14...There's a new principal announced for Edwin Parr (EPC) High School.
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Wildfire Hazard High Ahead of May Long Weekend
May 14...The wildfire hazard in Athabasca County is high.
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RCMP Looking for Help in Solving Two Thefts
May 14...Police in Athabasca are looking for help in solving two thefts.
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Aspen View on Track to Approve 2015/16 Budget
May 13...Despite the change in Alberta's government, the Aspen View School Division are still on track to get their budget done for next year.
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No Injuries Following House Fire South of Athabasca
May 13...There's some information regarding a fire from Monday south of Athabasca.
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Three Charged Following Athabasca/Boyle Joint Operation
May 12...Three people are facing charges after police recovered a number of stolen items
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Aspen View Implements Transportation Fee Schedule
May 12...A fee schedule was approved by the Aspen View Board of Trustees, beginning in September 2015.
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RCMP Focusing on Young Drivers This May
May 11...All through the month of May, the RCMP will be paying a special attention to Young Drivers and their driving habits.
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RCMP Staff Sgt. Brian Scott Retiring
May 8...Staff Sergeant Brian Scott is calling it a career.
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Traffic Fines to Increase Across Alberta
May 5...People who run red lights, fail to stop at crosswalks or have a habit of speeding, will have to dig deeper into their pocketbooks, if caught by police.
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Colin Piquette Wins Riding; NDP Crushes Tory Rule
May 6...Colin Piquette is the new MLA in Athabasca - Sturgeon - Redwater riding, beating out the PC's Jeff Johnson and the Wildrose Candidate Travis Olson.
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Alberta Election Primer
May 5...Here's your primer ahead of the May 5 vote in Alberta
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Local Election Candidates on Health Care
May 1...Along with education, health care and the "bloated bureaucracy" at Alberta Health Services in one of the issues that all parties
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Election Candidates On Their Priorities for Athabasca - Sturgeon - Redwater riding
May 1...There's five days left for the Alberta Provincial Election, and local candidates are making their final attempt to woo over voters to their ranks.
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Off Leash Dog Park Opens for 2015 Season
May 1...The Athabasca Off Leash Dog Park opens will open for the season on May 2; open daily from 9 am until sundown.
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Local Election Candidates on Education
April 30...The provincial election is fast approaching and local candidates are making one final pitch to voters.
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Planning for Bypass Around Colinton Almost Complete
April 30...Alberta Transportation has almost completed planning for a bypass around Colinton.
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RCMP Look for Suspect Who Shot at Vehicle
April 30...Athabasca RCMP are looking for a suspect, after what they believe was a vehicle being shot at last Tuesday afternoon.
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Election Candidates Make Final Push Ahead of May 5 Vote
April 29...As the provincial election draws closer, local candidates begin one final push to connect with voters, before they make their choice.
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EPC Pacers Holding Equipment Fitting and Practice
April 29...The Edwin Parr Pacers are getting set for the next football season.
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RCMP Looking for Missing Quad, Generator and Wood Chipper
April 29...The RCMP in town are looking for help in locating
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Holocaust Survivor Eva Olsson in Athabasca Wednesday
April 29...The Aspen View School Division will be hosting Holocaust Survivor Eva Olsson
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Athabasca Area Fire Hazard Extreme
April 28...The Athabasca Fire Department is urging people to avoid doing any burning today, as the wildfire outlook for the area is extreme.
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Aspen View Voicing Concern About Education Budget
April 27...The Aspen View School Division, through an open letter to Alberta Education and local election candidates,
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Riverfront Ban on Smoking and Dogs to be Discussed
April 28..There will be some consideration from town council to restrict dogs and smoking from sensitive areas along Athabasca's Riverfront.
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Athabasca Man Facing Dangerous Driving Charges
April 27...An Athabasca man is facing dangerous driving charges
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Aspen View Considers Changes to French as a Second Language Mandate
April 23...There's a few changes being considered for the French as a Second Language (FSL) Program at Aspen View Schools
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Town Council Passes 2015 Budget
April 22...The town of Athabasca has approved their 2015 budget, that will see the projected surplus of $96,033 all but gone.
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RCMP Nab Elusive Dirt Biker
April 22...A Boyle man is facing $919 in voluntary fines,
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Residents Voice Concerns About AU at Town Hall Meeting
April 21...Athabasca area residents quizzed their local election candidates on various issues plaguing Athabasca University
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Athabasca County Wants Public Input into Land Use Bylaw Update
April 21...Athabasca County is holding open houses for residents for give input into the Land Use Bylaw and Municipal Development Plan review.
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Detour on Highway 63 Near Wandering River
April 21...Drivers to and from Fort McMurray on Highway 63 will have a detour south of Wandering River.
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TELUS Investing $500,000 in Athabasca in 2015
April 20...TELUS will be investing $500,000 in Athabasca this year,
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Boyle RCMP find shoe print at Crime Scene; Asking for Help
April 20...RCMP in Boyle are asking for help in solving rural break and enter cases.
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RCMP Respond To Rollover, Calcium Spill on Highway 813
April 17...Early on Friday April 17, around 10:00 in the morning,
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2015 Athabasca Capital Budget Discussions
April 17... It's looking like a surplus for the town of Athabasca, albeit smaller that before.
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Athabasca Legion Hands Out $8,000 on Awards and Appreciation Night
April 17...The Athabasca Legion held their awards and appreciation night yesterday, April 16,
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Fire Advisory for Athabasca County
April 16...Athabasca County has issued their first fire advisory of the 2015 season, late yesterday afternoon on April 15.
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RCMP Urging Caution After Black Bear Sighting Near EPC
April 16...A black bear sighting in residential areas near Edwin Parr High School has the RCMP in Athabasca urging caution.
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Town Passes New Traffic Bylaw with Amendments
April 15...The town of Athabasca has passed their new traffic bylaw, with some amendments.
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AUFA Holding Town Hall to Discuss Future of AU
April 15...A Task Force on Sustainability is reviewing options for Athabasca University (AU)
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Aspen View Faces Bigger Shortfall in 2015/16 Budget
April 14...The Aspen View School Division is slowly beginning to see what the Alberta provincial budget means to their bottom line.
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Town Cracks Down on Illegal Signs; Bylaw Update Possible
April 13...The Town of Athabasca has identified more than 50 signs, both portable and on businessess
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Aspen View Launches Red Means Stop Campaign
April 13...The Aspen View School Division have launched a "Red Means Stop Campaign."
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