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Glenn van Dijken wins Athabasca-Barrhead-Westlock

Glenn van Dijken wins Athabasca-Barrhead-Westlock

With 92 out of 98 polls reporting, incumbent United Conservative Party MLA Glenn van Dijken is set to hold his seat in the new Athabasca-Barrhead-Westlock constituency.
Thousands vote in advanced polls

Thousands vote in advanced polls

The Alberta election has seen a record voter turnout at the advanced polls, with more than 400,000 people province-wide casting a ballot in advance of the April 16 vote in just the first three days alone.

Boyle to apply for watershed council membership

The Village of Boyle's council approved a motion to apply for membership in the Athabasca Watershed Council at their council meeting held April 3. The motion made by Coun. Barbara Smith was unanimously approved by all councillors present.
Jobs and economy dominate all-candidates forum

Jobs and economy dominate all-candidates forum

Jobs and the economy were top of mind for voters at an April 3 all-candidates forum in Barrhead.
Election signs disappear across constituency

Election signs disappear across constituency

Reports of election vandalism have reached the Athabasca-Barrhead-Westlock constituency, as the NDP campaign reports that about 300 signs have been stolen or damaged during the campaign.

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.