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Pool plans moving forward

Pool plans moving forward

After almost four years of planning, Barrhead Town council may have settled on a design for the community’s new aquatic centre. Though the plan is still a conceptual draft, Mayor Gerry St.
Pembina West Co-op marks their 75th anniversary June 14

Pembina West Co-op marks their 75th anniversary June 14

On June 14, the residents of Mayerthorpe celebrated the 75th anniversary of their local Co-op grocery store, which was officially incorporated in 1939.
Students showcase their works of art at BCHS

Students showcase their works of art at BCHS

All four walls of a Barrhead Composite High School classroom were covered with the talent of art students last week. So were a few tables.
Things looking up for the demolition derby

Things looking up for the demolition derby

The future is looking brighter for Barrhead’s Blue Heron Fair demolition derby after a well-attended meeting about the event’s fate last week.
Message in a bottle discovered after 25 years in river

Message in a bottle discovered after 25 years in river

It wasn’t an SOS to the world, but Diane Ebert hoped someone would get her message in a bottle when she tossed it into the Athabasca River in 1989.
Agrena Society seeking volunteers

Agrena Society seeking volunteers

The Barrhead Agrena Society is trying to move full steam ahead in its fundraising efforts for the new pool.
Barrhead part of Alberta 's Building Rural Capacity tour

Barrhead part of Alberta 's Building Rural Capacity tour

Associate Minister of Services for Persons with Disabilities Naresh Bhardwaj paid a visit to Barrhead last Friday as part of his Building Rural Capacity tour.
Save the demolition derby!

Save the demolition derby!

This year could be the last for the Blue Heron Fair’s demolition derby. Unless the event sees more entries, derby lovers can say goodbye to the popular smash up extravaganza.
Musical entertainment smorgasboard at Onoway school June 14

Musical entertainment smorgasboard at Onoway school June 14

Looking for games, music, and family entertainment? Onoway will have plenty of that this weekend. The third annual FLY’s MusiXtravaganza is taking over the Onoway Junior Senior High School Saturday, June 14. The fun begins at 11 a.m.
BCHS band students enjoy musical trip to Cuba

BCHS band students enjoy musical trip to Cuba

Students in the Barrhead Composite High School band program had the opportunity to travel to Cuba May 17 to 25. BCHS band director Kerri-Lee Kostiw shares a recount of the unforgettable music trip.
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