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Aging water utility line breaks frustrates area residents in Lac La Biche

Aging water utility line breaks frustrates area residents in Lac La Biche

A handful of residents and homeowners in the hamlet of Lac La Biche are feeling frustrated by the impact of several waterline breaks in the last six years due to aging infrastructure. The municipal-owned underground cast iron pipes breaks, along 101A St. near the Royal Canadian Legion continues to cause grief for homeowners and residents who are looking for a resolution.
New responsibilities for Lac La Biche County officials on provincial highways open opportunities

New responsibilities for Lac La Biche County officials on provincial highways open opportunities

A recent shift in jurisdiction over a few portions of provincially operated highways in Lac La Biche County is going to go a long way to improving timelines for road maintenance and providing business opportunities locally.
Crime rates reduced during this year's Summer Days celebrations

Crime rates reduced during this year's Summer Days celebrations

The Summer Days festivities celebrated during the Heritage Day long weekend is generally a period where police experience heightened crime, but this year there was a reduction says Lac La Biche County's enforcement services manager.
Lifelong volunteer and community member Jim Piquette wins Citizen of the Year Award

Lifelong volunteer and community member Jim Piquette wins Citizen of the Year Award

Jim Piquette is this year's Citizen of the Year, nominated for his community involvement, work with several local organizations and business accomplishments. 
Volunteering is key says Lac La Biche County’s Senior Citizen Award receipt

Volunteering is key says Lac La Biche County’s Senior Citizen Award receipt

This year’s Lac La Biche County Senior Citizen Award recipient Annette Plamondon not only has decades of service supporting community organizations around the county but is also always willing to lend a hand to groups, activities and events that need support year-round
Farm-to-table experience in Plamondon will celebrate local food producers

Farm-to-table experience in Plamondon will celebrate local food producers

All across Alberta, communities will be celebrating a culinary experience provided by local agricultural producers in August. One of this month's local events is a farm-to-table experience being held in Plamondon on Aug.12.
No overnight physician coverage in Emergency Department at Lac La Biche hospital

No overnight physician coverage in Emergency Department at Lac La Biche hospital

The William J. Cadzow Healthcare Centre Emergency Department in Lac La Biche will be without a physician from 5 p.m., on Aug. 9 to 8 a.m., on. Aug. 10.
Gallery: Summer Days' events provided community entertainment

Gallery: Summer Days' events provided community entertainment

Summer Days events provided community entertainment during Heritage Day long weekend
Indigenous programs this month aim to provide awareness

Indigenous programs this month aim to provide awareness

A handful of Indigenous workshops and performances this month aim to spread awareness and teach participants about local Indigenous history. From jingle dancing lessons, storytelling, and the importance and meaning of teepee spaces all while connecting with guests through a hands-on experience.
Caregivers and teens engage in creative workshops

Caregivers and teens engage in creative workshops