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Barrhead FCSS’ Thrive program in jeopardy

Barrhead FCSS’ Thrive program in jeopardy

Executive director Karen Gariepy says she is doing all that she can to ensure the the family violence and relationship abuse prevention initiative survives into the New Year
The other seats in Ottawa

The other seats in Ottawa

Oct. 18 election will include nominees for lifetime Senate appointments
Recognizing Barrhead’s fallen service people

Recognizing Barrhead’s fallen service people

A small group of volunteers place more than 200 flags at the Field of Honour
Helping children stay warm

Helping children stay warm

Local business collaborates with FCSS to make sure kids have proper winter outerwear
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