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Barrhead Blue Heron Fair, Wildrose Rodeo Finals cancelled due to COVID-19

Barrhead Blue Heron Fair, Wildrose Rodeo Finals cancelled due to COVID-19

No layoffs at Athabasca University, yet

No layoffs at Athabasca University, yet

NDP opposition warns of 3,500 post-secondary layoffs across the province
Jarvie store burns down

Jarvie store burns down

The building also housed the community post office
Does the province consider the Meadowview Lutheran Church old?

Does the province consider the Meadowview Lutheran Church old?

County of Barrhead councillors delay decision on funding request from the Meadowview Lutheran Historical site until it can be determined if church is deemed as a Provincial Historical Resource
AU a resource for other schools during the pandemic

AU a resource for other schools during the pandemic

Sharing how to learn and educate at a distance is important to the university
Large wakes on shallow lakes

Large wakes on shallow lakes

Resident wants Athabasca County council to support education campaign
Pay up or you can’t use our roads

Pay up or you can’t use our roads

County of Barrhead councillor suggests “tearing up” road-use agreements of companies in arrears of their linear property taxes and are unwilling to work with municipalities to get their accounts squared away
Northern Lights Library System forced into financial crunch due to Library Act

Northern Lights Library System forced into financial crunch due to Library Act

Boyle councillor seconding motion to AUMA to lobby for revisiting the legislation
BREAKING: Athabasca doctors to withdraw hospital services

BREAKING: Athabasca doctors to withdraw hospital services

Letter of intent to AHS says they will stay on until pandemic is under control
Popular grant funding reallocated indefinitely

Popular grant funding reallocated indefinitely

Community Initiatives Program grants will now cover operating costs only