NOTICE- Watermain flushing in Grassland and Colinton

April 30, 2012– The company responsible for the construction of the regional water line is advising residents in Colinton and Grassland that they will be flushing the line in the coming days. Graham Design Builders announced they would be flushing the line in Grassland on May 1 and in Colinton on May 2. On those […]

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NEWS- Residents warned of high wildfire risk

April 30, 2012 – With little snow left on the ground, and vegetation yet to green up, residents of Athabasca County should be well aware that the region is at a high risk of wildfire. In the last 10 years, an average of over 1,000 wildfires were started in Alberta each year consuming over 120,000 […]

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NOTICE- County calling for Census Enumerators

Athabasca County will be conducting a Municipal Census in June of 2012. Enumerators are required to gather basic demographic information to assist the County in legislative and service delivery decisions. Enumerators will be paid at a rate of $14.00/ hour, plus mileage. Census areas will vary in size, and enumerators can expect to earn approximately […]

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NEWS- County celebrates Administrative Professionals Day

April 25, 2012– Athabasca County formally recognized the hard work and dedication of many of its workers during Administrative Professionals Day. These employees form the bedrock of our organization and are a fundamental part of keeping things going at the County.  

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NOTICE- Upcoming Agriculture Services Workshops

April 25, 2012— Athabasca County’s Agriculture Services department is dedicated to supporting farmers and producers by encouraging production, profitability, and sustainability. Under that mandate, the department has a number of upcoming workshops to assist producers in there region. Here’s a rundown of workshops the county is offering in the coming months: Vertebrate Pest Workshop May […]

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NEWS- Three cheers for volunteers

April 23, 2012– Athabasca County would like to once again thank all the volunteer groups and individuals that help make this region such an exciting place to live. In the words of Reeve David Yurdiga, “We would not have a thriving community without the contribution of all volunteers.” Those in attendance at the Volunteer Appreciation […]

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NEWS- Jet ride raffle tickets on sale now

April 11, 2012– Members of the local 230 Air Cadets Squadron will be out in full force peddling raffle tickets for one very special prize: a ride on a jet at the 2nd Annual Athabasca County Fly-In Barbeque. The group has printed off 990 tickets that will be sold for $10 each, with the grand […]

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NEWS- County census on the way

April 3, 2012– In an effort to get an accurate picture of how many people reside in the municipality, Athabasca County has started the process of performing a census targeted at all residents. Although no exact date for the census has been set, provincial guidelines require it be administered between April 1 and June 30. […]

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NEWS- Province opens Heritage Award nominations

April 2, 2012– As part of its ongoing efforts to honour local contributions in the protection, preservation and promotion of Alberta’s built heritage, the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation (ARHF) is seeking nominations for its Heritage Awards 2012. The awards provide an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of the many individuals and groups […]

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