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Hardy Loomis a little fiddler with big dreams

Hardy Loomis a little fiddler with big dreams

In his first fiddling competition, six-year-old Hardy Loomis of Athabasca won the novice competition at the 28th Grand North American Old Time Fiddle Championship in Radway at the Agricenter July 20-22.

Chamber of Commerce to publish business directory

The Athabasca District Chamber of Commerce will be producing a business directory.

VIDEO: Boyle Rodeo

Athabasca physician recruitment drive in full swing

Athabasca’s Physician Recruitment Committee is continuing its good work, having played host to two recent visits from doctors to the Town of Athabasca.

Public hearing to discuss rezoning, new subdivision

The rezoning of property on the east hill from urban reserve to R2 residential could mean a new subdivision for Athabasca.

Don't Try This At Home

The daring Krista Graham shows off her moves while trick riding at the annual Boyle Rodeo last weekend.
Wedding ring lost …and found 35 years later

Wedding ring lost …and found 35 years later

It’s not every day that an item gets found after 35 years. And it’s even loss often when that item is a wedding ring lost in the banks of a lake.

Conference policy not needed, says Athabasca Town Council

Athabasca Town Council voted against adapting a policy regarding councillors attending conferences at last Tuesday’s council meeting. The idea of a policy regarding conferences sparked a debate amongst the councillors.
Running for a cure and creating hope for the future

Running for a cure and creating hope for the future

After going through one of the most trying journeys of her life, Madena Reimer has come out a warrior and a survivor in the battle against breast cancer.

Born To Be Wild

Taking a minute to show off their bikes, (l-r) Joe Gudmondson, Kelly Combs, Kyle Moneta, and Josh Vametre enjoy their weekend campout at the 13th annual Hawg Flatts Pig Roast and Bike Rally last weekend.