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County of Barrhead proceeding with $1.3 million road construction program in 2020

County of Barrhead proceeding with $1.3 million road construction program in 2020

Councillors debate whether or not to wait for completion of IDP before rebuilding two miles along Range Road 22
Town of Athabasca voice concerns regarding provincial highways

Town of Athabasca voice concerns regarding provincial highways

MLA met with councillors at a special Feb. 11 meeting
Locals get wise to online rental scam

Locals get wise to online rental scam

Phony landlord asked for cash deposits and personal information
Past trauma no longer rules Theo Fleury’s life

Past trauma no longer rules Theo Fleury’s life

Former NHL star shares his story of hope, healing and recovery at Feb. 21 “Playing with Fire” event
Boyle Chamber of Commerce facing dissolution

Boyle Chamber of Commerce facing dissolution

Emergency elections will be held Feb. 27
Go Fund Me page set up for frostbite victim

Go Fund Me page set up for frostbite victim

Long-time friend says Derek Lamoriss will have a lot of medical expenses to deal with following the amputation of part of his leg
Town makes changes to Surveillance Camera Rebate Program

Town makes changes to Surveillance Camera Rebate Program

Annual allocation reduced to $1,000 from $2,500
County of Barrhead denies tax exemption request

County of Barrhead denies tax exemption request

Blue Heron asked for exemption on rural property they purchased to host a client who must live alone
More money promised for classrooms

More money promised for classrooms

Actual funding figures won’t be provided until province’s 2020 budget is released Feb. 27
Deheer takes third run at Green Party leadership

Deheer takes third run at Green Party leadership

AWC chair also sought top post in 2017 and 2018