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Barrhead town councillor steps forward as Liberal candidate

Barrhead town councillor steps forward as Liberal candidate

Kevin Berger – Leader Staff Town of Barrhead councillor Leslie Penny has been named as the Liberal Party of Canada candidate for the Peace River-Westlock riding in the upcoming federal election, which will take place on Monday, Oct. 21.

BREAKING NEWS: One injured in CrossIron Mills shooting, suspect remains at large

Airdrie Today Staff Calgary Police has tweeted the incident is not an active-shooter situation and is believed to be a targeted attack. "We do not believe there to be any further risk to public (sic)," the tweet read. UPDATED 8:40 p.m.
Man who tried to fight grizzly bear in Banff National Park fined $4,000

Man who tried to fight grizzly bear in Banff National Park fined $4,000

Jenna Dulewich RMO Outlook BANFF – It's not every day a man tries to fight a grizzly bear.
Athabasca River contributing to deterioration of world heritage site, report finds

Athabasca River contributing to deterioration of world heritage site, report finds

Reduced flows from the Athabasca River are contributing to environmental deterioration at Wood Buffalo National Park, according to a new comprehensive report from Parks Canada. The report was created by the firm Independent Environmental Consultants.

Classic cars go on tour

The Edmonton Antique Car Club will stop in Athabasca and Barrhead as it showing vehicles from days long past with its Oldies Tour 2018 July 25 to 28.
Boyle hosts annual Fiesta Days Slo-Pitch Tournament

Boyle hosts annual Fiesta Days Slo-Pitch Tournament

The clang of bats against baseballs rang throughout Boyle as 20 teams gathered to compete at the annual Fiesta Days Slo-Pitch Tournament July 13-15.
Boyle RCMP search for theft, break-and-enter suspects

Boyle RCMP search for theft, break-and-enter suspects

The search is on for two men suspected of stealing a cell phone from a vehicle and breaking into a business just outside of Boyle July 12.
Province negotiating for purchase of Carillion highway contracts

Province negotiating for purchase of Carillion highway contracts

Alberta Transportation is negotiating with a third-party to purchase Carillion Canada's highway maintenance contracts which encompass Athabasca, Lac La Biche, Westlock and Barrhead.
Child and Youth Advocate calls for action for youth opioid abuse

Child and Youth Advocate calls for action for youth opioid abuse

Alberta's Child and Youth Advocate is calling for the province and Alberta Health Services (AHS) to take steps to improve their handling of youth opioid abuse.
Boyle community group makes spray park dreams a reality

Boyle community group makes spray park dreams a reality

After four years of fundraising, the Greater Athabasca Community Foundation (GACF) broke ground on its Boyle spray park project June 21.