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Bears and Berries a hit with young Forts visitors

Bears and Berries a hit with young Forts visitors

”If you go down in the woods today…” A brave and excited group of youngsters, all clutching their favourite bears, dinosaurs, monkeys and other stuffed friends, converged on Fort George and Buckingham House on Saturday, eager to head off to the woods
Elk Point holds the line on tax rate

Elk Point holds the line on tax rate

Elk Point Town Council gave approval to its 2013 taxation rate bylaw May 13 voting to keep the overall mill rate in line with the last year. The residential mill rate is set a 9.996 mills and the business rate is 22.5 mills.
Elk Point airport offered up for $1

Elk Point airport offered up for $1

Alberta Transportation is offering up the Elk Point airport to the Town of Elk Point and the County of St. Paul for $1.
Elk Point mayor optimistic as two acute care beds open

Elk Point mayor optimistic as two acute care beds open

Mayor Parrish Tung announced last week that ongoing negotiations with Alberta Health Services (AHS) has resulted in the re-opening of two of the 12 available acute care beds at the Elk Point Health Centre.
Alberta's Lakeland reviews challenging, eventful year

Alberta's Lakeland reviews challenging, eventful year

“It’s been a challenging, eventful past year,” Alberta’s Lakeland Destination Marketing Association president Fred Alexandruk told members at the April 28 annual meeting. “We’ve celebrated some victories and welcomed new members.
Adventure challenge back on track

Adventure challenge back on track

Friends of Fort George and Buckingham House provincial historic site, volunteers from the Riverland Recreational Trail Society and other community volunteers agreed last Tuesday that the show – in this case, the Fourth Annual Riverland Adventure Chal
Health Advisory Council hears communities' concerns

Health Advisory Council hears communities' concerns

Alberta Health Services' infamous provincial menu and the shortage of doctors and other medical staff were top priorities when Lakeland Communities Health Advisory Council members from Fishing Lake, Grassland, St.
Council explores water options

Council explores water options

Elk Point town council discussed three potential options to achieve the town's goal of a 24/7 water supply at last Monday's meeting.
Former Jr. B Canadien, Elk Point Sr. Elks player to be honoured at memorial tourney

Former Jr. B Canadien, Elk Point Sr. Elks player to be honoured at memorial tourney

Jim Vinge was a strong supporter of Elk Point Minor Hockey and the A. G. Ross Arena.
Chamber looks back at an 'excellent year'

Chamber looks back at an 'excellent year'

Elk Point and District Chamber of Commerce looked back on “an excellent year” at their 2011 annual general meeting, with president Sandy Smith topping a lengthy list of accomplishments with the win of the Alberta Chamber of the Year award for the und
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