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Ag disaster in Athabasca County

Ag disaster in Athabasca County

Four straight years of misfortune for area farmers led to June 9 decision
Barrhead inventor fills a need

Barrhead inventor fills a need

Lyle Knittig creates a new way to retrieve golf balls eliminating contact points with flagstick and the cup
Councils consider return to chambers

Councils consider return to chambers

Dr. Hinshaw OKs in-person council meetings, provided precautions are followed 
Barrhead FCSS preparing to reopen its doors to the public

Barrhead FCSS preparing to reopen its doors to the public

Executive director Shelly Dewsnap sets mid-June as a target date
Pembina Hills switches insurance providers to save money

Pembina Hills switches insurance providers to save money

School division was hit with $600,000 hike in insurance premiums in the fall
RFPs for 4 St. work accepted

RFPs for 4 St. work accepted

Council will decide on bids for 3 St. at June 17 meeting 
Athabasca RCMP report some crime stats are dropping

Athabasca RCMP report some crime stats are dropping

Sexual assault and mischief down, weapon and drug offences up slightly
Homelessness not just a big city problem

Homelessness not just a big city problem

Ripple Connection executive director estimates that there are from seven and 10 homeless in Barrhead and that number increases exponentially when couch surfers are included
Backyard hen project ruffles some feathers on town council

Backyard hen project ruffles some feathers on town council

Bylaw will be drafted but could still end up on the chopping block
A bird in hand ...

A bird in hand ...