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UPDATE: RCMP investigating Owl River homicide

UPDATE: RCMP investigating Owl River homicide

A man has been charged with second degree as RCMP continue to investigate a homicide near Owl River. Police were called to investigate a "suspicious occurrence" at 8 a.m.

NLSD facing budget cuts

Despite increases in education funding announced in the 2011 provincial budget, the Northern Lights School Division is facing nearly $2 million in cutbacks for the upcoming school year if they want to maintain their operating surplus, division admini

Sugaring Plamondon up

The Lemays may be more than 3,000 kilometres away from any of Quebec’s sugar shacks, but the Plamondon couple has kept the French tradition alive in Plamondon for the past 23 years.

MSI funding won't pay for Bold Center this year

Lac La Biche County will receive close to $2.9 million in capital funding through the provincial government’s Municipal Sustainability Initiative figures which were released last week.

Wild-west show headed Elk Point way

The wild-west entertainment that warmed the hearts of America more than a century ago is headed straight for Elk Point next week, with just a few tickets left for the six rip-roaring performances as Elk Point Community Choir and Friends present Annie
Green Hornet stings its viewers with bad superheroes

Green Hornet stings its viewers with bad superheroes

Like a bad bee sting, the Green Hornet becomes painful to watch and annoying as the superheroes take on criminals.

No new schools in budget

The 2011 Alberta budget has been released, and Lac La Biche students will have to wait a little longer for a new school, as funding has still not been approved for construction of a school at the Bold Center.
RCMP gets help from volunteers

RCMP gets help from volunteers

For the past twelve years Lac La Biche resident Glenn Stuut has responded to car crashes, gone on patrols and conducted check stops with the local RCMP.

Chamber hears how to promote growth in LLB

Creating economic growth in a town takes a plan, but it also takes the willingness to abandon that plan. It also takes ambition, drive, and a salesman attitude.

Mom of fallen RCMP officer tells of inquiry tale

tobias romaniuk post staff For more than a week, Grace Johnston sat in a courtroom in Stony Plain listening to the Mayer­thorpe fatality inquiry of four RCMP officers, including her son Leo Johnston, who was shot and killed by James Rozko in what was