NOTICE- Wildfire hazard is HIGH

September 26, 2012– The wildfire hazard in Athabasca County is high. The County is restricting the issuance of any new fire permits to essential burning only.  The use of burn barrels, cooking and warming fires are still being permitted at this time; however, please use extreme caution and never leave a fire unattended. Athabasca County […]

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NEWS- Whispering Hills paving project highlights inter-municipal cooperation

September 24, 2012– Athabasca County and the Summer Village of Whispering Hills were proud to announce the completion of paving of Township Road 670, which doubled as a nod to the importance of cooperation between municipalities. This project, at a total cost of about $750,000, would not have been possible without inter-municipal cooperation. The portion […]

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NEWS- Athabasca County Conversation #10

Miss out on our first Athabasca County Conversation on 94.1 The River? Give it a listen and be sure to stay tuned every other Wednesday at 8:20 am. Next show runs October 3. In this week’s episode, we cover inter-municipal cooperation and a recently completed paving project.

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NEWS- FCSS looking for Mentorship volunteers

September 20, 2012– Athabasca’s Family and Community Support Services is putting the call out to any and all people interested in volunteering for the Athabasca Mentorship program. The program pairs Mentors with Mentees (grade 3 or 4 student) for one-hour sessions once per week at Whispering Hills Primary or Landing Trail Intermediate School. The role […]

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NEWS- RCMP demo highlights importance of seatbelt safety

September 20, 2012– Athabasca RCMP’s Sergeant Brian Scott was on hand at the County Public Works yard to demonstrate the importance of wearing a seatbelt. With the police rollover simulation unit in tow, Scott showed the difference wearing a seatbelt makes during a crash. Using a seat belt is the most effective way to reduce […]

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NOTICE- Council Meeting Changes

The January 30, 2014 Regular Council Meeting has been cancelled.  

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NOTICE- Watermain flushing in Wandering River

Watermain flushing will occur in Wandering River on Thursday, September 13. During this period you may experience brief periods of water discoloration, and variations in water pressure. Upon completion of the flushing, the water will be treated with chloramines from the Aspen Regional Water Treatment Plant. Information about the changeover to chloramine can be found […]

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NEWS- Warm welcome to Nicaraguan delegation

September 5, 2012- We’d like to give a warm welcome to some Central American visitors. A delegation from the municipality of Somoto, in Nicaragua, arrived in Athabasca this week for the fourth exchange between our municipalities, part of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) economic development exchange program. Athabasca County officials have visited their municipality […]

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NEWS- Athabasca County Conversation #9

Miss out on our first Athabasca County Conversation on 94.1 The River? Give it a listen and be sure to stay tuned every other Wednesday at 8:20 am. Next show runs September 19. In this week’s episode, we cover a little bit of everything that’s going on at the County.

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NOTICE- October Council meeting re-scheduled

Athabasca County Council’s October 25, 2012 meeting has been re-scheduled to October 24, 2012.

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