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All Saints Anglican Church celebrates history with opening of museum

All Saints Anglican Church celebrates history with opening of museum

The establishment of a new museum featuring items from the 120 year existence of Athabasca’s All Saints Anglican Church will help connect present parishioners with those that came before them.

River's Edge Campground open for long weekend

River’s Edge Campground closed last week on June 23, at 6:00 a.m. because Alberta Transportation bought the property.

New fire chief appointed to Boyle

The Boyle Fire Department is under Joshua Anderson’s care after the Boyle council appointed him fire chief last Tuesday.
Water levels of Athabasca River continue to rise

Water levels of Athabasca River continue to rise

After many consecutive days of rain, the Athabasca River has risen to engulf the Rotary Way trail along the waterfront.

Citizens have their say

Athabasca town council held a public hearing last Tuesday at the Athabasca Regional Multiplex, for the purpose of discussing the possibility of installing streetlights along the west entrance to Hees Estates.

$1.6 million needed to balance school budget

Aspen View School Division needed $1.5 million from reserves to create a balanced budget for the 2011-2012 school year. With cuts to education across the province, rural Alberta schools are taking a beating.
Duplex to be built in Cornwall Estates

Duplex to be built in Cornwall Estates

An Athabasca subdivision and development appeal board hearing was held last Thursday at the Athabasca town office to discuss the proposed construction of a duplex in Cornwall Estates.

Pick-up locations established for Advocate subscribers

With the shutdown of Canada Post as a result of labour issues with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), alternate pick-up locations have been established for Athabasca Advocate subscribers, effective June 21.

Congratulations, graduates

Athabasca Mayor Roger Morrill offers his congratulations to the 2011 graduating class of Athabasca University at convocation last Saturday.

Students learn about PC candidates

Boyle School is trying to educate its students about politics. Gail Mageean, an English and science teacher, accompanied a group of students to see the three candidates for leadership of the provincial Progressive Conservative party last week.