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Alberta Transportation prepares for eventual bridge replacement

Alberta Transportation prepares for eventual bridge replacement

When the time comes to replace the bridge over the Athabasca River on Hwy 813, Alberta Transportation has an idea of where to put the new one.
Attainable housing project underway in town

Attainable housing project underway in town

A local developer sees the need for attainable housing in Athabasca, and has designed a subdivision to meet that need. Michael Mallock’s new housing development will be located down Woodheights Road.
Three options for Boyle Highway 63 twinning

Three options for Boyle Highway 63 twinning

Alberta Transportation is weighing their options in regards to twinning the Boyle section of Highway 63.
Making A List, Checking It Twice

Making A List, Checking It Twice

During Moonlight Madness in Boyle last Friday, a very happy Easton Lockhart, 2, ran straight to Santa when he entered Boyle Central Sales and Service. The youngster wasted no time in telling Santa what he wants for Christmas this year.
New diamonds unfinished: AMBA

New diamonds unfinished: AMBA

The Athabasca Minor Ball Association (AMBA) feels that the Athabasca Regional Multiplex did not meet their agreements with the newly constructed ball diamonds, and wants to use part of their pledged $100,000 to make the fields safe and ready to use.
Council wants more info on AEC funding request

Council wants more info on AEC funding request

Athabasca town council told Alberta Energy Corridor representatives last Tuesday that in order for council to commit to $30,000 each year for three years, they would have to see some numbers.
Moonlight Madness set for Friday

Moonlight Madness set for Friday

Athabasca Moonlight Madness fever continues, as stores around town get ready for the festivities this Friday. For participating Moonlight Madness merchants, giving back to the community is important, hence the Christmas Wish List Giveaway.
Friends 'Til The End

Friends 'Til The End

Edwin Parr Composite School's For Sale Theatre brought the groovy 1960's back to life with The Ghoul Friend last week at the Nancy Appleby Theatre. Drama unfolded as monstrous tall tales, told to keep a struggling hotel afloat, began to take on a life of their own. Dan Merrick (Vincent Major) comforts Marina (Lindsay Madden) during the show.
Fatal crashes on weekend

Fatal crashes on weekend

Boyle RCMP responded to two fatal crashes on Highway 63 over the weekend. The first occurred on Saturday at approximately 11:50 a.m. The crash occurred 45 kilometres north of Wandering River at kilometre marker 91.
Housing development requires rezoning

Housing development requires rezoning

Athabasca town councillors showed their support for a new housing project by passing first reading of a rezoning at their Nov. 6 meeting and scheduling a public hearing for next month.
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