NEWS- FCM recognizes County with Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal

February 21, 2013– Athabasca County was recently honoured with its very own Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal, after being nominated by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. The award marks the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada The medal, given specifically to Reeve […]

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Athabasca County Conversation #20

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 March 6.

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NOTICE- Campgrounds booking now

February 21, 2013– With the camping season upon us, Athabasca County is now accepting reservations for all campgrounds. Under Policy 7630, bookings can be made anytime after March 1. To book your spot, contact Kelly Berger at 780-675-6626.

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NEWS- Unplug for Family Day

January 31, 2012- Athabasca’s Family and Community Support Services wants you to disconnect from electronic devices and enjoy time with your loved ones this coming Family Day, set for Monday, February 18. Part of a broader provincial campaign dubbed “Family Day Unplugged,” Athabasca’s FCSS is asking locals to enjoy what the community has to offer, […]

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NOTICE- County offices closed for Family Day holiday

A reminder to all citizens, the County offices will be closed on Monday, February 18 for the Family Day holiday. Normal hours resume on Tuesday, February 19.

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NOTICE- Seasonal employment opportunities

Athabasca County has a variety of seasonal/summer positions requiring skilled and semi-skilled workers for various departments. The terms of the positions, dependent of weather, will run from May to October 2013. (Timelines will be adjusted to accommodate post secondary education students – May to August 2013). The positions available are as follows: Labourer / Light […]

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NEWS- Province accepting nominations for Seniors Service Awards

February 13, 2012–  The provincial government is now accepting nominations for outstanding volunteers who make a difference in the lives of seniors. Both individuals and organizations are eligible to receive the award, and details can be found here. The awards will be given at a special ceremony during Seniors Week in June. To qualify, the nominee must […]

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NEWS- Farm Women’s Conference honours Bessie Speers

February 8, 2013– At 95 years old, Bessie Speers is still going strong, a fact made clear in her recent Pioneer Farm Woman of the Year award. On February 7, women from throughout Athabasca County gathered for the annual Farm Women’s Conference. Billed as an event to bring women together for a day of education, […]

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Athabasca County Conversation #19

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 February 20.

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NOTICE- Peace Officer reminds of respecting private property

February 5, 2013– While Athabasca County is a great destination for quadders and snowmobilers, Community Peace Officer Ryan Alice wants to remind all users of the importance of respecting private land. “Most rec vehicle users have a high level of respect for private property,” he said. “We just want to make sure that citizens are aware […]

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