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Two weeks to Election Day

A total of five candidates have now stepped forward to represent the new Athabasca-Barrhead-Westlock riding in Alberta’s 30 general election, which will be held Tuesday, April 16.
Election signs in Barrhead vandalized

Election signs in Barrhead vandalized

The Barrhead RCMP is asking for the public to keep an eye out for vandalism or theft of election signs after two signs were defaced in Barrhead last week.
Elections Alberta looking for workers

Elections Alberta looking for workers

The writ has been issued and the provincial election has been called for April 16, but Elections Alberta is still looking for workers.
Alberta election called for April 16

Alberta election called for April 16

Albertans will head to the polls April 16 after Premier Rachel Notley announced the election in Calgary this morning.

R.F. Staples principal joins local MLA race

R.F. Staples School principal and Dapp native Wayne Rufiange has joined what’s become a three-man race to represent the newly-formed Athabasca-Barrhead-Westlock riding in the yet-to-be announced provincial election.
NDP confirm local candidate

NDP confirm local candidate

The Alberta NDP have found a standard bearer for the upcoming election, with Smoky Lake resident Therese Taschuk acclaimed as the party’s candidate for the Athabasca-Barrhead-Westlock constituency.
Three confirmed candidates in local riding

Three confirmed candidates in local riding

The Athabasca-Barrhead-Westlock riding has two new confirmed candidates for the as-yet-to-be-called provincial election.

Putting Boyle back on the map

The village needs an up-to-date map, according to chief administrative officer Charlie Ashbey, who spoke to council at their regular meeting Feb. 6.

Fire on ice again in Boyle

Emergency responders from Athabasca and Boyle converged at the Millview Recreation Complex Feb. 2 to take part in the Seventh Annual Rod Winder Memorial Emergency Services Hockey Game.
Three identified in CP train derailment

Three identified in CP train derailment

FIELD, B.C. – Condolences flooded Albe Bulmer’s social media status hours after he announced his son, Daniel Waldenberger-Bulmer, was one of the three who died in the Monday (Feb. 4) CP train derailment near Field, B.C.