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Lunch is food for thought

Lunch is food for thought

It’s no secret that both Freson IGA and the Co-op go out of their way to support many local charitable organizations. And their support is greatly appreciated by the many people who have been helped by those two businesses.
Bus drivers need to be thanked

Bus drivers need to be thanked

Dear Editor, In response to the letter about the “in town” bus driver; I rode the bus from 1977 to 1989 and was forgotten three times that I remember in all those years.
Bus driver didn't do anything wrong

Bus driver didn't do anything wrong

Dear Editor, In response to the Feb.
Shelter is needed

Shelter is needed

Women in the area who are looking for a place to escape from an abusive relationship will soon have a place to go.
Student takes DARE lessons to heart

Student takes DARE lessons to heart

Dear Editor, Well last year in Grade 6, Const. Johnson came to the elementary school to teach us about DARE, and she is the reason why I will never smoke, drink or do drugs.
Centennial needs you

Centennial needs you

Now that the federal government has gotten behind Athabasca’s centennial celebration, don’t you think you should, too? Last Friday’s announcement of a $32,200 federal grant towards the centennial celebration is welcome news to the organizing committe
Shelter support

Shelter support

The Sparrow’s Hope women’s shelter is almost ready to accept women desperately seeking a new life after escaping dangerous and abusive relationships. And it has to be said that it’s about time.
Another setback

Another setback

The Spirit Centre project just can’t seem to get a break. Since its inception the new arena and fieldhouse facility has made headlines, but not always for the right reasons.
Cheerfest a smash success

Cheerfest a smash success

The entire community of Athabasca should feel proud for making the 2011 EPC Cheerfest a spectacular event. Held on a snowy Saturday, the event could have been marred by the poor weather.
For the Children

For the Children

Almost two weeks ago, Alberta’s Minister of Education announced that talks broke down between the province, the Alberta Teachers Association and the Alberta School Board Association in regards to a proposed deal that would mean less days of school fo
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