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Liepert and Horner meet with invited guests, talk budget

Liepert and Horner meet with invited guests, talk budget

Minister of Finance Ron Liepert and Treasury Board president Doug Horner were at the Bold Center last Tuesday evening to talk to invited community members about Alberta’s 2012 budget.
Hundreds walk to end family violence and bullying

Hundreds walk to end family violence and bullying

It started small – just a few people huddling together for warmth near the entrance to Central Elementary on a chilly morning. But then they started walking, and in the space of a few blocks their numbers swelled to dozens and then hundreds.

County tries to fix office 'deficiencies'

Lac La Biche County lacks information to accurately report on their financial situation due to major gaps in accounting and bookkeeping throughout the year, according to a report made public by council last week.
Two rollovers and a damaged fire truck on icy Hwy. 881

Two rollovers and a damaged fire truck on icy Hwy. 881

Icy road conditions on Highway 881 last Tuesday kept firefighters busy as they dealt with two rollovers – and a vehicle that slid into a fire truck arriving at one of the crash scenes. Around 7:30 a.m.
Local war veteran shares first-hand experiences

Local war veteran shares first-hand experiences

This Friday’s Remembrance Day will be the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the eleventh year of this century — 11-11-11. The date will mark the end of World War I, when an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany in 1918.

Cutting and pasting a new club into the library's schedule

Decorative cutting, trimming, cornering, pasting and lettering were among some of the things people found at the first meeting of the new scrapbooking club beginning Nov. 5 at the Stuart McPherson Library at the Bold Center.

POST staff take it on the chin for Movember

Josh Marcellin and Rob McKinley at the Lac La Biche Post went bare-skinned to start the month of November to raise money for a global campaign for men's health.

VIDEO: Can you find the real Mr. Norton?

Central Elementary School Principal Blair Norton stands among artistic renderings of him made by art class students.

VIDEO: Pond Crash

Highway 881 has been a trouble spot for drivers. High speeds and distracted drivers have caused many crashes, including this one from earlier in the summer.

VIDEO: Reporters have fun half hour for video training ... then it's BACK TO WORK!

The Post reporters took a bit of time to get used to their new video equipment on Wednesday. A little imagination, a swing-set, an office filing cabinet and a pile of leaves ... that's all it takes for a good time at the paper.