2013 Farm Woman of the Year Award

Each year, Athabasca County is proud to present the Farm Women’s Conference, an event dedicated to celebrating the contribution women bring to farming. Set for February 6, 2014 at the Grassland Community Centre, this year’s conference is an opportunity for farm women to come together, enjoy each other’s company, learn and celebrate their accomplishments. The event […]

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NEWS – Update Athabasca River sediment release

Province’s water tests confirm there is no immediate risk to human health The Province of Alberta has recommended that the Aspen Regional Water Services Commission (ARWSC) resume pumping from the Athabasca River. Water quality results from water tests conducted by Alberta Health and Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (AESRD) say there is no immediate risk to […]

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NEWS – (Update) Athabasca River sediment

The Aspen Regional Water Services Commission (ARWSC) in conjunction with Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, and Alberta Health, continue to monitor the sediment release into the Athabasca River from the Obed Mountain Mine Site. Based on ongoing water tests for sediment in the water, ARWSC closed the water intake valve from the Athabasca River […]

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NEWS – Athabasca County Conversation – November 13, 2013

 The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs 94.1 The River. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about an upcoming Problem Wildlife Workshop and a public meeting being planned by the Town and County regarding changes to the Intermunicipal Development Plan. […]

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NOTICE – Joint Public Hearing

Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) A Joint Public Hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at the Athabasca Regional Multiplex to allow the public discussion of an amendment to the Athabasca County/Town of Athabasca Intermunicipal Development Plan, being Bylaw 17-2011(County) and Bylaw 13-11 (Town). The Municipal Government Act, R.S.A. 2000 (“the […]

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NOTICE – Council Meeting Cancellation

Due to a scheduling conflict with the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties (AAMDC) Fall Conference, the Regular Council Meeting scheduled for November 12, 2013 has been cancelled. The next Regular Council Meeting will take place beginning at 9:30 am on November 28, 2013.

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NEWS – (Update) Sediment release into Athabasca River

Sediment anticipated to arrive in Athabasca later this week The Aspen Regional Water Services Commission (ARWSC) in conjunction with Alberta Sustainable Resource Development and Alberta Health continue to monitor the sediment release into the Athabasca River from a decommissioned coal mine near Hinton. The sediment which is visible in the river, is not expected to […]

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NEWS – sediment release being monitored in Athabasca River

Government responders are monitoring a sediment release into the Athabasca River from a decommissioned mine near Hinton. The sediment release is in the river downstream from the Obed Mountain Mine site. The sediment was released from an onsite water storage pond. The pond contains high levels of suspended solids, which include such things as clay and organic […]

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NOTICE – Invitation to Cater

Athabasca County is issuing an Invitation to Cater for the following event: FARM WOMEN’S CONFERENCE Grassland Community Hall February 6, 2014 Bids should consist of a menu plan which would include light breakfast items (muffins, scones) with coffee, a buffet dinner with two meats for up to 225 people with a cost per plate. * […]

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