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More than 700 in area benefit from Legal Aid funding, now extended

More than 700 in area benefit from Legal Aid funding, now extended

Legal Aid Alberta provided certificates for 743 Athabasca, Barrhead, and Westlock area residents
Athabasca Employment Services wants you to celebrate their new grand opening

Athabasca Employment Services wants you to celebrate their new grand opening

First 85 guests will receive Minhgo’s Way food truck vouchers
‘If those walls could talk’: Historic Dent House sold to new owners

‘If those walls could talk’: Historic Dent House sold to new owners

The 112-year-old house functioned as police barracks, jail cells between 1928 to 1947
EPC rugby squad’s NB tour ‘once in a lifetime’ experience

EPC rugby squad’s NB tour ‘once in a lifetime’ experience

Ten-day tour included matches against four schools and variety of East Coast experiences
BREAKING: Boyle’s emergency department to close at 4 p.m. July 11

BREAKING: Boyle’s emergency department to close at 4 p.m. July 11

Closure prompted by lack of registered nurses
Bigstone Cree Nation announces boycott of Slave Lake over 'racist' councillor comments

Bigstone Cree Nation announces boycott of Slave Lake over 'racist' councillor comments

Controversy sparked by Slave Lake Coun. Shawn Gramlich's online post has raised questions of racism, public safety, and individual and institutional accountability
Athabasca County orders fire ban alongside town and village

Athabasca County orders fire ban alongside town and village

Town of Athabasca and Village of Boyle both ban outdoor fires within municipalities
BREAKING: Fire ban in place for Forest Protection Area

BREAKING: Fire ban in place for Forest Protection Area

Gov’t issues cross-province ban for all FPAs, including Lac La Biche and Fort McMurray
BREAKING: Wandering River, Calling Lake on watch for severe thunderstorms

BREAKING: Wandering River, Calling Lake on watch for severe thunderstorms

Environment Canada issues Wednesday afternoon alert
Two probation breaches land 17-year-old $200 fine

Two probation breaches land 17-year-old $200 fine

Judge warns youngster things change after turning 18