County Conversation – Checking Winter Burn Sites

Landowners play a role in preventing wildfire by checking brush piles Athabasca County has a bi-weekly radio segment that airs on The BOOM 94.1 to help our residents, businesses and visitors stay up to date on County news. The segment airs every second Wednesday around 9:25 am. If you missed hearing it over the radio, […]

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Holiday Office Hours

To allow our staff an opportunity to spend time with family and friends during the holiday season, the County Administration Office, the offices of Family and Community Services (FCSS) and Public Works will be closed on the following days during the holiday season: • Monday, December 25, 2017 • Tuesday, December 26, 2017 • Wednesday, […]

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Cellular and internet outage

An Information Alert has been issued for Athabasca County making the public aware of an outage with both internet and cellular services in areas of the County. Telus advises the outage is due to a cable cut that occurred today and crews are currently working to restore services. To see updates on the progress of […]

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County Conversation – August 2, 2017

Athabasca County has a bi-weekly radio segment that airs on The BOOM 94.1 to help our residents, businesses and visitors stay up to date on County news. The segment airs every second Wednesday around 9:25 am. If you missed hearing it over the radio, you can listen to it here by clicking on the play […]

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County Conversation – Winter Burn Sites

Residents are encouraged to check brush piles for hot spots If you missed hearing this week’s County Conversation radio segment on 94.1 The River you can listen to it here. This week we talk about the importance of checking winter burn sites and brush piles that may still have hot spots. The conditions for checking brush […]

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First Reading held for Temporary Camping Bylaw

Athabasca County Council has conducted its first reading of the Draft Temporary Camping Bylaw (Bylaw 017-2016). This now initiates the gathering of thoughts and ideas of residents about the proposed bylaw. The proposed Land Use Bylaw and Temporary Camping Bylaw together set out the new rules for camping in Athabasca County. This webpage and downloadable PDF summarizes […]

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County Conversation – MDP/LUB Public Hearing

This week’s County Conversation talks about an upcoming Public Hearing that will gather further public input about the County’s new Land Use Bylaw (LUB) and Municipal Development Plan (MDP). The Public Hearing is one of the final steps before Athabasca County Council adopts the two statutory documents. This audio clip was originally aired on 94.1 The River on […]

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