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Aquatic centre fundraising under way

Aquatic centre fundraising under way

A fundraising campaign for the new aquatic centre is under way – even though the pool location has not yet been chosen. One Barrhead and District Agrena Society initiative is a 50/50 cash lottery with a maximum prize of $50,000.

Charges to be laid in PHRD fraud case

The 23-month-long fraud investigation into an unnamed Pembina Hills school division employee has concluded with Crown prosecutors recommending charges.

After Thanksgiving

Ah, Thanksgiving. The time to express what we are thankful for. The time to spend with family, and laugh with them. To share a belly-stuffing turkey dinner, then sit back and relax.
Looking cool on ice

Looking cool on ice

It is Wednesday evening at the Agrena. Katie Magill is midway through her practice skate when she sees a photographer lurking off the ice.

Town council looks to build new pool in 2014

A new aquatic centre will be built in 2014 if Barrhead Town Council has its way. It is expected to cost $12-15 million. Councillors have also agreed to decide on a suitable pool site “as soon as possible.
Taste of Barrhead great success

Taste of Barrhead great success

Barrhead discovered the recipe for success over the weekend as dedicated volunteers, teamwork, community support, and a lot of great food.

Man to face charges linked to PHRD fraud probe

A 61-year-old man is to face two charges linked to a fraud investigation into the expense accounts of a former employee with the Pembina Hills school division.

Multiple bear sightings in Fort Assiniboine

Over the past week there have been at least half a dozen calls to Barrhead Fish and Wildlife reporting black bear sightings in the Fort Assiniboine area.

Come celebrate arts, culture and food!

The countdown is on … just three days to go before Barrhead joins a province-wide celebration of arts and culture.
Solar power options abound

Solar power options abound

How do you get power out to fields in the middle of nowhere? That was a dilemma facing farmers across the province who were looking for ways to water their cattle in pastures, and one for which Vern Stocking provided a solution.