EVENT- Get the “Scoop on Poop” with Municipal Affairs workshops

Have questions about septic systems? Get the “Scoop on Poop” with Dean Morin from Alberta Municipal Affairs on November 14 at the Athabasca Agriplex 7 pm-9 pm The seminars cover everything from common problems, maintenance, setbacks, signs of septic system failure and the choices available to homeowners. To register, call Trent Keller or Roxanne Senyk […]

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NEWS- Wandering River pipeline project complete

October 25, 2012– A year after work began, the pipeline designed to bring water from the Town of Athabasca, east to Boyle, then north to Grassland and Wandering River is complete. Athabasca County was proud to be a part of the grand opening celebration of the waterline in Wandering River last week. The design build team, […]

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NEWS- Athabasca County Conversation #12

Miss out on last week’s 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 31. In this week’s episode, we cover a little bit of everything.

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EVENT- Small Business Week Meet & Greet

Small businesses have a big impact on our economy. Defined as an organization employing 5 to 100 people, small businesses represent 98 per cent of all companies operating in Canada. Those companies provided jobs for nearly 50 percent of the total workforce That’s why Athabasca County is proud to host the 1st Annual Small Business […]

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NEWS- Athabasca County Conversation #11

Miss out on last week’s 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 17. In this week’s episode, we cover a little bit of everything.

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NEWS- Fire Prevention Week 2012

While the snow may be flying in Athabasca County, Fire Prevention Week is in full swing. This year’s theme is “Two Ways Out,” stressing the importance of having more than one escape route planned in case of an emergency. For the week, we’d like to remind citizens to keep these home fire safety tips in […]

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EVENT- Clubroot information session in Grassland

Agricultural producers are invited to attend a clubroot information session at the Grassland Community Hall on October 11 at 7 pm. Clubroot is a soil-borne disease affecting many crops such as cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower. Of particular importance, clubroot has the potential to be a significant threat to canola production in parts of Alberta. Clubroot […]

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NEWS- Centennial farm family recognized

October 9, 2012– Athabasca County was proud to welcome Susan and Dan Chiernyk to Council chambers this week to recognize their family’s 100 years of farming in the region. Dan explained that their farm, near Rochester, started with his grandfather homesteading in 1912. From there the farm changed hands, but always stayed in the family. […]

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NOTICE- County office closed for Thanksgiving

The Athabasca County Administration building will be closed for Thanksgiving on October 8, 2012. We reopen at 8 am on Tuesday October 9. Happy Thanksgiving.

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NEWS- County congratulates Blue Heron on 25 years in community

October 3, 2012–  Last week we welcomed Arno Birkigt, Executive Director of the Blue Heron Vocational Centre, to congratulate the organization on their 25th anniversary in the community. Dedicated to improving the lives of people with developmental disabilities, the organization serves the entire region, operating 7 full staffed group homes and 10 supported homes. They […]

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