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MLA weighs in on recent anti-restriction rallies

MLA weighs in on recent anti-restriction rallies

Glenn van Dijken supports a more regional approach to potential future COVID-19 regulations
Organizer of Enough is Enough rallies ticketed

Organizer of Enough is Enough rallies ticketed

Benita Pedersen faces more than $2,000 in fines under the Public Health Act
COVID cases remain low in T&C region

COVID cases remain low in T&C region

Athabasca, Barrhead and Westlock areas now each have less than 10 active cases 
Woodlands County to provide Mayerthorpe with $51K for recreation services, FCSS

Woodlands County to provide Mayerthorpe with $51K for recreation services, FCSS

Contribution to local services utilized by county residents was based on old agreement between the two municipalities
Majority of Pembina Hills buses parked

Majority of Pembina Hills buses parked

Extreme cold leads to 56 bus route cancellations
Woodlands County council hears request for financial aid from STARS

Woodlands County council hears request for financial aid from STARS

Non-profit society experiencing downturn in fundraising and grants alongside increase in COVID-related missions
Woodlands partnering with Thorhild, Greenview to apply for ACP grant

Woodlands partnering with Thorhild, Greenview to apply for ACP grant

Woodlands County will be partnering with Thorhild County and the MD of Greenview to jointly apply for a provincial grant to carry out a three-part project that will ultimately allow for greater efficiency in maintaining the road network in each munic
MLA frustrated following Biden’s decision to cancel KXL

MLA frustrated following Biden’s decision to cancel KXL

Glenn van Dijken calls new U.S. president’s decision “purely political”
Woodlands seeks solution to smoke from burning brush piles

Woodlands seeks solution to smoke from burning brush piles

Council passes motion on Jan. 19 to set up meeting with province regarding smoke, which has forced some residents out of their homes
COVID-19 restrictions to continue indefinitely

COVID-19 restrictions to continue indefinitely

‘We are not in the clear yet’, Hinshaw says as Alberta reaches 1,500 deaths