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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
FCSS to celebrate Senior’s Week with free drive-thru pancake breakfast

FCSS to celebrate Senior’s Week with free drive-thru pancake breakfast

Seniors over the age of 60 must register by calling FCSS before June 4
Helping businesses impacted by COVID

Helping businesses impacted by COVID

Town of Barrhead councillors approve policy that would make businesses and not-for-profit organizations eligible for an up to $3,000 grant
Barrhead doctor named 2021 Rhapsody Award winner

Barrhead doctor named 2021 Rhapsody Award winner

Dr. Kent Bernes receives the award for his work in promoting rural medicine