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Country Strong

Terri Clark performed in front of a packed house at the Athabasca Regional Multiplex last Saturday. The popular musician treated the crowd to stirring renditions of her many hit songs during the show.
Sunny outlook shines after 17 years in the bush

Sunny outlook shines after 17 years in the bush

His is a tale of unfettered optimism, of rolling with the punches, of not giving up. More than 17 years ago Larry Radomske was injured in a workplace accident that left him with a collapsed lung and a nine-day hospital stay.

Bell waits for verdict on house

Barbara Bell is waiting for a verdict after her assessment appeal board hearing concluded last Wednesday, Nov. 3 at Athabasca Town Hall.
Portage president discusses HEO program's future

Portage president discusses HEO program's future

The soon-to-be Portage College heavy equipment operator training centre in Boyle will eventually expand to encompass two other programs, boosting enrollment from 40 to 300 in five to seven years. Portage College president Dr.

A Pirate's Life For Me

Shandayah Casselman was dressed as Capt. Jack Sparrow during the Whispering Hills Primary School Halloween parade.

VIDEO: Whispering Hills Halloween Celebration

Play school gets permanent home

Play school gets permanent home

The Athabasca Play School Association now has a place to call home.
Sports park project underway

Sports park project underway

The shovels are in the ground at the Athabasca Regional Multiplex. The sports park project was given the ceremonial green light last Friday when dignitaries and community members came together to recognize the beginning of the monumental project.

Council hosts public hearing for proposed vehicle recycling yard

Locals had their say on the proposed amendment to land use bylaw 6-2002 at a public meeting hosted by Athabasca County councillors on Oct. 27.

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble

Nearly 100 seniors were on hand for the Athabasca Lions Club's Seniors Harvest Festival last Sunday. The event, held at the seniors drop-in centre, featured some toe-tapping music, dancing, door prizes and a delicious meal put on by the volunteer group. Mary Pidzarko may have looked like a witch, but she was all smiles throughout the event.