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Minor injuries for pair hit by truck

Minor injuries for pair hit by truck

Two pedestrians were taken to the Athabasca Health Care Centre following a motor vehicle collision last Tuesday at the intersection of 50th Street and 50th Avenue in front of the Grand Union Hotel.
VIDEO: New Pine Creek : The Spirit of the West

VIDEO: New Pine Creek : The Spirit of the West

Gone Cruisin'

Gone Cruisin'

Todd, Danica and Sabrina Brad stand in front of a recently restored 1923 Ford Model T at A&W's Cruisin' For A Cause Day last Thursday. The event raised $5,845 for the MS Society of Canada. The car show was won by Talon Langton's 1949 Buick Pedal Car.
New CAO selected for Athabasca

New CAO selected for Athabasca

The Town of Athabasca has named Ryan Maier as their new chief administrative officer (CAO) with a start date of September 17. Maier is the current assistant CAO in Rimbey, a small community (approximately 1,500 people) south west of Edmonton.
Calling all local dialysis patients

Calling all local dialysis patients

A call is being put out to all dialysis patients in and around Athabasca who would benefit from having a dialysis machine in town.
Rhonda Cardinal's family plagued by hurtful rumours

Rhonda Cardinal's family plagued by hurtful rumours

While Rhonda Cardinal endured 16 days alone in the wilderness, her family back home had to endure rumors and gossip in order to continue the search and keep hope alive. When Cardinal returned home Aug. 15, she was very happy, as was her family.
Could multiplex be home to new Athabasca school?

Could multiplex be home to new Athabasca school?

Could a new school in Athabasca be incorporated into the Athabasca Regional Multiplex? It’s definitely a possibility, Aspen View Public Schools superintendent Brian LeMessurier confirmed.
Hold On Tight

Hold On Tight

Skyler Bearchief went for a wild ride during the bareback event at the Roughstock Rodeo on Sunday, part of the M étis Nation of Alberta's 84th Annual Assembly in Athabasca.
Aspen View proposes new school in Athabasca

Aspen View proposes new school in Athabasca

Building a new school in Athabasca is now Aspen View School Division’s number-one priority. Previously, Aspen View had prioritized the renovation of Landing Trail Intermediate School (LTIS), and Edwin Parr Composite (EPC).
Rhonda Cardinal found alive, well

Rhonda Cardinal found alive, well

After wandering in the wilderness for two weeks, Rhonda Cardinal was found safe and sound last week.
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