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A short investment of time can make a big difference in a student’s life

A short investment of time can make a big difference in a student’s life

Barrhead and District FCSS looking for mentors for students at Barrhead Elementary School
Province scraps assessment models, munis still ‘cautiously optimistic’

Province scraps assessment models, munis still ‘cautiously optimistic’

Unpaid taxes still a problem, says Westlock County CAO
Changes in visitation policy at Hillcrest Lodge due to positive COVID test

Changes in visitation policy at Hillcrest Lodge due to positive COVID test

Number of visitors to Hillcrest Lodge, Golden Crest, Klondike Place and Jubilee Manor restricted to one essential visitor
Mask bylaw passed, but face coverings not required as of yet

Mask bylaw passed, but face coverings not required as of yet

Two triggers in addition to further council discussion would cause bylaw to be enacted
County of Barrhead writes off $450,000 in taxes and penalties from three energy companies

County of Barrhead writes off $450,000 in taxes and penalties from three energy companies

Coun. Marvin Schatz said there was no other choice
County of Barrhead councillors say advocacy effort paid off

County of Barrhead councillors say advocacy effort paid off

Municipal Affairs minister puts a stop to a plan that would have cost the county from $500,000 to $900,000 in linear assessment tax revenue
Hillcrest Lodge resident test positive for COVID-19

Hillcrest Lodge resident test positive for COVID-19

Facility is in lockdown for a minimum of 28-days
Two more COVID-19 cases identified in Barrhead over the weekend

Two more COVID-19 cases identified in Barrhead over the weekend

Active cases in the County of Barrhead region stands at eight
Barrhead AUPE employees join province-wide wildcat strike

Barrhead AUPE employees join province-wide wildcat strike

Picketers concerned about what privatization and job losses will have in the community
Unionized health care support workers stage wildcat strike

Unionized health care support workers stage wildcat strike

Workers walk the picket line in Athabasca, Barrhead and Westlock