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BCHS students forced into isolation nearly 1,200 times due to COVID-19 throughout 2020-2021

BCHS students forced into isolation nearly 1,200 times due to COVID-19 throughout 2020-2021

Principal and associate principal outline turbulent school year for Pembina Hills trustees at June 9 meeting
Council signs-off on Barrhead Cares survey

Council signs-off on Barrhead Cares survey

Asking residents what they would like an all-wheel park to look like
Pembina Hills rolling out six strategies to address COVID-related gaps in literacy and numeracy skills

Pembina Hills rolling out six strategies to address COVID-related gaps in literacy and numeracy skills

Trustees approve withdrawal of $200,000 from operating reserve to fund strategies, but provincial money may also be available
Woodlands County to exchange land at airport to fix an old mistake

Woodlands County to exchange land at airport to fix an old mistake

Roadway built years ago on private property without compensating landowner, while private building extends into Public Utility Land
Council approves new non-residential tax exemption bylaw

Council approves new non-residential tax exemption bylaw

County of Barrhead councillors hope individuals and businesses will be enticed by potential large tax breaks to expand or improve their properties
Seven Barrhead, Westlock students earn medals at provincial Skills competition

Seven Barrhead, Westlock students earn medals at provincial Skills competition

COVID-19 pandemic required most students to compete ‘virtually’, either at home or at school
County takes on the responsibility for the school trustee election

County takes on the responsibility for the school trustee election

Two County of Barrhead councillors suggest the municipality and PHSD should split the election training and facility rental cost evenly regardless of the situation
Woodlands County council approves use of special ballots for 2021 municipal election

Woodlands County council approves use of special ballots for 2021 municipal election

Woodlands County councillors passed two motions during their June 1 meeting to allow the public to request special ballots for the 2021 municipal election and to set a deadline for returning those completed ballots.
Pop-up memorial honouring the victims of a Kamloops residential school disappears

Pop-up memorial honouring the victims of a Kamloops residential school disappears

Barrhead resident and daughter and granddaughter of residential school survivors Tiara Yiu disheartened that someone would remove the memorial she started
New FCSS executive director ready to start writing the “next book” in her life

New FCSS executive director ready to start writing the “next book” in her life

Karen Gariepy comes to the Barrhead and District Family Community Support Services after nearly 30 years in municipal government