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PHRD cancels senior high school at Fort Assiniboine School

PHRD cancels senior high school at Fort Assiniboine School

The senior high school program at Fort Assiniboine School will be closed come the new school year. Pembina Hills Regional Division No. 7 made the decision on March 16 to close the program, which will affect students in grades 10 to 12.
PHRD decides tomorrow on high school program

PHRD decides tomorrow on high school program

Woodlands County is setting the record straight with its involvement in the potential closure of the senior high school program and Fort Assiniboine School.
RCMP ramps up seatbelt enforcement

RCMP ramps up seatbelt enforcement

Seatbelts save lives, and if anyone is found not wearing one in a vehicle, they will be fined. It’s that simple, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is stressing that fact through its Occupant Restraint campaign. Barrhead RCMP detachment Sgt.
Hillcrest working on adding 40 more units

Hillcrest working on adding 40 more units

If everything falls into place, an additional 40 units may be in the future for Hillcrest Lodge.
BES hosts annual science fair

BES hosts annual science fair

Young Einsteins last week demonstrated their developing genius when Barrhead Elementary School hosted its annual science fair. A total of 45 projects were on display at the elementary school’s gymnasium on March 3.
Grocery stores cook up deal for lunch program

Grocery stores cook up deal for lunch program

Family and Community Support Services, Freson IGA and the Co-op have devised a winning recipe for the lunch program at Barrhead Elementary School, and organizers will now purchase 100 per cent of their groceries in Barrhead.
Deadline looms for Fort Assiniboine School

Deadline looms for Fort Assiniboine School

The deadline for the future of Fort Assiniboine School’s senior high program is fast approaching, and residents are looking to prevent it from happening. Pembina Hills Regional Division No.
Horner throws his hat in the ring

Horner throws his hat in the ring

If all the other Progressive Conservative Party associations were like that of Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock, Albertans would have no reason to doubt the party’s ability to govern them, according to one candidate in the PC leadership race.
Snowmobile collision claims life of teenager

Snowmobile collision claims life of teenager

A lot of questions have been left following the death of a 16-year-old Neerlandia resident. Tyson Mast was killed Feb. 23 when the snowmobile he was driving collided with a tree somewhere near Neerlandia.
Exercise Slow Release tests disaster management skills

Exercise Slow Release tests disaster management skills

Exercise Slow Release went down in Barrhead Feb. 22, and it took a co-ordinated effort to respond to the mock disaster.
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