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Pembina Hills ends year with $2.7M surplus, but may need to run deliberate deficits

Pembina Hills ends year with $2.7M surplus, but may need to run deliberate deficits

Provincial government wants school jurisdictions to bring down reserves, which can only be reduced through deficits
Barrhead Healthcare Centre emergency department will have no overnight physician coverage on Nov. 30

Barrhead Healthcare Centre emergency department will have no overnight physician coverage on Nov. 30

Staffing shortages led to closure of in-patient beds, temporary shutdown of obstetrics program earlier this summer
Barrhead girls and boys earn bronze at 3A Provincials

Barrhead girls and boys earn bronze at 3A Provincials

Both Gryphon squads had nearly the same path through the championship hosted by R.F. Staples in Westlock
Barrhead facing doc shortage, medical director tells chamber

Barrhead facing doc shortage, medical director tells chamber

One physician leaving at the end of November and another at the end of January, leaving five
Pembina Hills asks province to review commercial trucks’ passage through school zones

Pembina Hills asks province to review commercial trucks’ passage through school zones

Letter to transportation minister spurred by Nov. 2 accident involving logging truck and school bus
Main Street Merchants reviving Christmas Light-up on Nov. 19

Main Street Merchants reviving Christmas Light-up on Nov. 19

After taking a year off due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Barrhead Main Street Merchants Association is bringing back the Christmas Light-up event for Friday, Nov. 19. As noted on the association’s Facebook page, the event will begin at 6 p.m.
Only a handful of COVID cases left in Pembina Hills

Only a handful of COVID cases left in Pembina Hills

More than half of all staff have submitted their vaccination records to the division ahead of Nov. 29 deadline
Nov. 2 accident would not trigger review of hauling route, says transportation minister

Nov. 2 accident would not trigger review of hauling route, says transportation minister

Accident occurred along provincial highways, so it does not fall within Town of Barrhead’s jurisdiction
Pembina Hills staff must now submit vaccination records to division by Nov. 29

Pembina Hills staff must now submit vaccination records to division by Nov. 29

Division is looking at having Shopper’s Drug Mart in Westlock conduct testing of unvaccinated/partially vaccinated employees
School bus, logging truck involved in freak accident at Barrhead on Nov. 2

School bus, logging truck involved in freak accident at Barrhead on Nov. 2

One student taken to hospital as a precaution and may have concussion; otherwise, no injuries reported