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Collective success

Collective success

Over 200 Lac La Biche residents, chamber members and business owners packed the Agricom on Saturday night to recognize the successes of businesses small and large in the community, bringing Small Business Week to a close with a bang.
Local teams kick butt

Local teams kick butt

The Ronnie Richard Memorial Tournament hosted by JAWS at schools and held all over Lac La Biche this past weekend showcased talent from 16 girls and 14 boys’ high school volleyball teams.
Dr.Swift student cuts off hair for cancer

Dr.Swift student cuts off hair for cancer

The idea of cutting eight inches of her hair off for Kids with Cancer Society didn’t scare Grade 8 student Saralea Andrichuk when she chopped it off last Tuesday at the Mane Attraction salon.
Aboriginal awards highlight acheivements

Aboriginal awards highlight acheivements

Under the black and white decorations lit up by a few white Christmas lights hung around Jubilee hall, more than 200 people came out to celebrate the winners of the third annual Aboriginal Awards last Saturday night.

Golf season over

Lac La Biche Golf Club superintendent Steve Levesque and maintenance workers Daniel and Bronson put the finishing touches on the tarp covering the 10th green as the golf course was put to bed for season last Thursday. The entire grounds crew was busy all day covering the greens and preparing the course for its seasonal hibernation. The timing of the closure couldn't have been better as the following day brought chilly temperatures and snow.
Sobeys shakes up grocery sector by going 24 hours

Sobeys shakes up grocery sector by going 24 hours

The jury is still out on a 24-hour experiment undertaken by Sobeys. The company is keeping several of its stores open 24 hours as of July 2. This includes the St. Albert location.

Crime rate declines

Statistics released this week show nearly across the board decreases in crime across the country, but local member of Parliament Brent Rathgeber wants more done to address youth crime.
Condo project shifts toward seniors, affordability

Condo project shifts toward seniors, affordability

A St. Albert housing complex originally conceived as a high-end adult facility is now being marketed as a moderately priced retirement development for the 55-plus crowd. Lions Village of Greater Edmonton Society has bought the site at 2 Inglewood Dr.
Community rallies behind McCann family at vigil

Community rallies behind McCann family at vigil

Hundreds gathered Saturday night in the shadow of St. Albert Place for a candlelight vigil of hope as the search continues for a missing St. Albert couple. The vigil drew more than 250 people to downtown St.
Search for missing Australian leads to LLB

Search for missing Australian leads to LLB

The trail for a missing Australian man may have connections to the Lac La Biche area.