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Grand opening of BES playground occurs a year after construction

Grand opening of BES playground occurs a year after construction

New playground equipment was paid for through donations, provincial grants and fundraising
HSAA red alert highlights paramedic shortage in rural communities

HSAA red alert highlights paramedic shortage in rural communities

For a short period of time Oct. 5 no ambulances were available in Westlock and Barrhead
Woodlands County applies for $195K education credit on $888,000 in uncollectable taxes

Woodlands County applies for $195K education credit on $888,000 in uncollectable taxes

Councillors also approve transfer of $1.4 million from education credit program to equipment reserve
Recently retired public works employee enters the fray

Recently retired public works employee enters the fray

Anthony Oswald hopes voters decide to keep an Oswald on council
RCMP give two County of Barrhead men District Commander’s Certificate of Appreciation

RCMP give two County of Barrhead men District Commander’s Certificate of Appreciation

RCMP Eastern District Supt. and Barrhead Detachment commander hope Nolan Tuininga and Quinn Meunier seriously consider a career in law enforcement
Bombers new coach excited to be in Barrhead

Bombers new coach excited to be in Barrhead

Hours after his plane landed, the Bombers’ new bench boss evaluates talent at a tryout camp
Barrhead man celebrates his 105th birthday

Barrhead man celebrates his 105th birthday

Otto Enders commemorates the occasion with pizza dinner with his children
Message in a bottle

Message in a bottle

Bob Walker is hoping bottle will make it to the Arctic Ocean
Going for the fourpeat

Going for the fourpeat

Town of Barrhead councillor Ty Assaf says the next four years will be an exciting one for the community and he hopes to be part of it
Woodlands County declares its own state of agricultural disaster

Woodlands County declares its own state of agricultural disaster

Crop yields are poor and cattle feed is likely to be in short supply, which will force producers to sell off their herds