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CAO Bylaw Brought Back to Council
July 22...The previously defeated CAO Bylaw was brought back to the table at Athabasca Town Council on July 19.
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Athabasca Tax Rate Penalty to Be Split
July 21...The town of Athabasca will be splitting their penalty rate ahead of implementing a new tax penalty bylaw.
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Disqualification Motions Rescinded by Town Council
July 21...The February 2016 motion to disqualify Mayor Roger Morrill and Councillor Tim Verhaeghe from council was rescinded
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Town Off-Highway Vehicle Bylaw to Be Amended
July 20...You might see changes to the way you can use off-highway vehicles (OHVs) within the Town of Athabasca.
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Random Drug and Alcohol Test Suggestion Defeated At Town Council
July 20...A proposal to institute random drug and alcohol tests for town staff
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Blue Green Algae Advisory For Calling Lake
July 20...Alberta Health Services (AHS) is advising people to stay away from Calling Lake.
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Fly-In BBQ Draws Crowd of 600
July 19...Athabasca County Officials say 30 planes and over 600 people
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No New Heliports Planned At Area Hospitals
July 19...Helicopter landings at area hospitals might not happen for the foreseeable future.
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Local Athletes Win Medals at Alberta Summer Games
July 18...Athabasca athletes have won medals at the 2016 Alberta Summer games in Leduc.
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Boyle Community to Lobby for New Hospital in Future
July 18...The community of Boyle is going to keep fighting for upgrades to their hospital over the next few years.
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Contaminated Water Advisory for Devonshire Beach
July 18...Alberta Health Services is asking you stay away from the waters at Devonshire Beach, near Slave Lake.
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$1.6 in Upgrades for Boyle Hospital
July 15...The hospital in Boyle is getting $1.6 million in upgrades this year
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Rodeo Weekend in Boyle
July 15...It's Boyle Rodeo weekend once again, and there will be a ton of things going on this weekend.
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Health Minister to Tour Boyle Healthcare Centre
July 14...Health Minister Sarah Hoffman will be stopping in Boyle today
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Preliminary Review of Town Underway
July 13...Town councillors will be interviewed as part of the review in the affairs at the Town of Athabasca.
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U12 Girls Win Provincial Soccer Gold
July 12...Athabasca's Under 12 Girls team have returned home
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Landlords Could Be on the Hook for Tenant's Water Bills
July 8...Landlords around Athabasca County will now be on the hook for any outstanding charges
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Six Teams Head to Soccer Provincials
July 8...It's provincial soccer weekend for the six Athabasca teams
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Blue Green Algae Advisory For Baptiste Lake
July 7...Alberta Health Services (AHS) is advising people to stay away from Baptiste Lake.
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CRA Scam Calls Continue in Area
July 7...It appears those CRA Scam phone calls never left the area.
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$3,100 Donation from Boston Pizza to Road to Hope
July 6...The Road to Hope Foundation were recently presented with a cheque for $3,100.
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Another Deficit Budget for Aspen View in 2016/17
July 5...The Aspen View School Division is projecting around $317,000 in deficit for the 2016/17 school year.
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River Rats Celebrates 20 Years
July 4...Music, Parades, Dancing, Fireworks. It was all there at the riverfront this long weekend, as Athabasca celebrated Canada's 149th birthday.
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New School Work Should Begin in August
June 30...Athabasca's new school could see shovels in the ground in late August.
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Athabasca CAO Bylaw Passes Second Reading
June 29...Athabasca's new CAO Bylaw passed second reading at the last meeting but it did not pass third reading.
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Shake Up on Town Library and Archives Board
June 28...There's a few shakeups on the library and archives board for Athabasca.
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Area Municipalities Reapply for Canada 150 Grant
June 28...Area municipalities are once again trying for the Canada 150 Grant.
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Meanook Area Residents Request Community Mailbox
June 27...Meanook Residents are asking Canada Post for a community mailbox in their hamlet.
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U14 Soccer Team Heading to Provincials
June 27...Athabasca will be represented at the Under-14 soccer provincials this year.
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