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Councillors formalize longstanding practice

Councillors formalize longstanding practice

County of Barrhead councillors approve new reserve policy
County of Barrhead signs off on RCMP’s annual performance plan

County of Barrhead signs off on RCMP’s annual performance plan

RCMP Sgt. Dodds said drug addiction still the cause of the majority of the area’s crime
Councillors approve new Rates and Fees Bylaw with little changes

Councillors approve new Rates and Fees Bylaw with little changes

Discussion about the bylaw reveals potential shortcomings in how the municipality’s Fire Protection Service Charges policy
Woodlands County councillor calls for resumption of in-person firefighter training

Woodlands County councillor calls for resumption of in-person firefighter training

While online training was allowed, weekly practices had been put on hold due to COVID health restrictions
New law gives partners, families access to abusers' past

New law gives partners, families access to abusers' past

Clare’s Law came into effect in Alberta April 1
COVID-19 cases within County of Barrhead more than double within three days

COVID-19 cases within County of Barrhead more than double within three days

UK variant of COVID-19 becomes the dominant strain of virus in Alberta
Woodlands County seeking meeting with Bridge to Care over proposed Fort Assiniboine facility

Woodlands County seeking meeting with Bridge to Care over proposed Fort Assiniboine facility

Christian-based organization wants to convert old Trident Exploration building into therapeutic treatment facility for youth
Six people arrested in chop shop sting operation

Six people arrested in chop shop sting operation

Barrhead RCMP Sgt. Bob Dodds says six people are facing 56 charges as the result of the sting and he expects several more by the time the investigation is complete
Glenn van Dijken one of 16 MLAs to protest Step 1 rollback

Glenn van Dijken one of 16 MLAs to protest Step 1 rollback

Athabasca-Barrhead-Westlock MLA signs letter stating that abandoning economic relaunch strategy is the wrong decision
Applications may now be submitted for Culture Days grants

Applications may now be submitted for Culture Days grants

Barrhead Public Library was among the groups to successfully apply for grant in 2020