NEWS- Athabasca County honouring community volunteers

March 30, 2012–  Athabasca County is putting the call out to any and all volunteers working in the region to come enjoy a free dinner, live music, and prizes on April 19 at the Athabasca & District Seniors Centre. The County is hosting a Volunteer Appreciation Night to recognize the individuals and groups that make […]

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NEWS- Centennial farm families honoured

March 30, 2012– Following up with a policy change, Athabasca County retroactively recognized another three farm families who have been a part of the community for more than 100 years. On March 29, County council was on hand to recognize and congratulate members of the Major, McCutcheon and Schmid families for their dedication to farming […]

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NEWS- County launches Facebook page

March 28, 2012– As part of an ongoing effort to get County information to residents and stakeholders, Athabasca County has officially launched its Facebook page. Users can ‘Like’ the page to receive regular updates about services, news and public notices. You can find the page here. If Facebook isn’t your thing, feel free to sign […]

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NEWS- Athabasca County pleased to welcome Metis Nation of Alberta

March 20, 2012– Athabasca County is pleased to partner with the Town of Athabasca to welcome leaders of the Métis Nation of Alberta, who announced last week they will be hosting their Annual General Assembly in the area in August. Between August 17 and 19, over 3,000 members of the Métis Nation will converge on […]

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NEWS- County looking for Farm Family Award nominations

March 9, 2012 — Athabasca County needs your help in nominating an outstanding farming family for the upcoming Northlands Farmfair 2012. The county has been chosen as one of the organizations eligible to nominate a family for the 44th Annual ATB Farm Family Awards, to be hosted at the Edmonton EXPO Centre between November 3 […]

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NEWS- County agriculture experts to visit local classrooms

March 6, 2012 — Grade four students from around the region will get a glimpse into the intricate world of agriculture with a visit from Athabasca County’s farm production specialist, Trent Keller, and agricultural services administrative assistant, Roxanne Senyk. Between March 6 and March 16, Keller and Senyk will visit five schools in the area […]

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