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Dance studios oppose Pembina Hills’ limit on extracurricular activities

Dance studios oppose Pembina Hills’ limit on extracurricular activities

Frustrated by conflicting statements from officials, Pembina Hills seeking further guidance from province
Opposition MP finds positives in Throne Speech

Opposition MP finds positives in Throne Speech

Unfortunately, CPC Peace River-Westlock MP Arnold Viersen says they are outweighed by the negatives
Agricultural Day the latest casualty of the coronavirus

Agricultural Day the latest casualty of the coronavirus

County of Barrhead fieldman hopes to be able to reschedule the popular event
Woodlands County council disappointed over Whitecourt’s stance on assessment model

Woodlands County council disappointed over Whitecourt’s stance on assessment model

Barrhead, Mayerthorpe councils recently agreed to send letters of support over proposed changes to assessment model, which will heavily impact rural municipalities
Visibility is one factor needed for economic growth

Visibility is one factor needed for economic growth

GROWTH Alberta executive director outlines organization’s efforts to draw attention to the region via its website
COVID-19 map now lists single case in County of Barrhead

COVID-19 map now lists single case in County of Barrhead

In Alberta, 1,459 active cases have been identified, the most being in Edmonton with 747
Getting the public's input

Getting the public's input

County of Barrhead councillors approve public engagement plan for 2021 budget process, which includes an online survey
BARCC Connect to test out new ‘Alert Ready’ feature

BARCC Connect to test out new ‘Alert Ready’ feature

Residents who have landlines but not cellphones (or who have poor cellphone coverage) will receive alerts on major disasters
Swan Hills Treatment Centre layoffs will impact the entire region

Swan Hills Treatment Centre layoffs will impact the entire region

Woodlands County Fort Assiniboine/Timeu Coun. Dale Kluin notes several people employed by the facility live in the hamlet
Capturing lightning in a bottle

Capturing lightning in a bottle

Edmonton entrepreneur credits County of Barrhead residents for being able to open his distillery