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Town and village residents will see a Fortis fee increase

The amount the Village of Boyle and the Town of Athabasca will be collecting from ratepayers for Fortis fees is going up as of Jan. 1, 2020.
County Council Briefs

County Council Briefs

Aspen View Public School District Supt. Neil O’Shea and trustee Dennis MacNeil met with Athabasca County Council Oct. 31 to discuss the possibility of a separate school in Athabasca.
Individuals sought in connection to local woman's murder

Individuals sought in connection to local woman's murder

The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit is looking for assistance to identify the two males in the attached photos. The police would like to talk to these individuals in relation to the Nature Duperron homicide investigation.
Weather Oct. 30 to Nov. 5

Weather Oct. 30 to Nov. 5

Oct. 30 Cloudy. High 4 C/low -1 Oct. 31 Cloudy. High 3 C/low -5 C Nov. 1 Partly cloudy. High 4 C/low -2 C Nov. 2 A.M. snow showers. High 5 C/low -2 C Nov. 3 A.M. snow showers. High 0 C/low -12 C Nov. 4 Partly cloudy. High -5 C/low -12 C Nov.
Public sector cuts coming

Public sector cuts coming

This article was originally published by our sister paper, St. Albert Today and written by Jennifer Henderson. The size of Alberta’s public service will shrink by 7.7 per cent over the next four years.
Tuition freeze lifting in 2020-21, Alberta budget reveals

Tuition freeze lifting in 2020-21, Alberta budget reveals

This article was originally published by our sister paper, St. Albert Today and written by Jennifer Henderson.
No spending increase on education in Alberta budget

No spending increase on education in Alberta budget

This article was originally published by our sister paper, St. Albert Today and written by April Hudson. Spending on education in Alberta won't increase for the next four years as the provincial government works to rein in expenses.
Mixed news for municipalities in 2019 Alberta budget

Mixed news for municipalities in 2019 Alberta budget

This article was originally published by our sister paper, St. Albert Today and written by Jennifer Henderson.
Alberta budget cuts spending by $1.3 billion over four years

Alberta budget cuts spending by $1.3 billion over four years

This article was originally published by our sister paper, St. Albert Today and written by April Hudson. The Government of Alberta is banking on a pipeline being built in the next four years in order to keep spending cuts to a minimum.
Armed and dangerous suspect believed to be in Lac La Biche area

Armed and dangerous suspect believed to be in Lac La Biche area

UPDATED: Barton Lohouse was found deceased Oct. 20. The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance locating a male suspect believed to be connected to an aggravated assault that took place on the morning of Oct. 18.