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Al Lameman retiring after 34 years as BLCN chief

Al Lameman retiring after 34 years as BLCN chief

After 34 years as chief of Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Alphonse “Al” Lameman, 68, is retiring from politics. Lameman was first elected in 1971 when he was only 28 years old, making him one of the youngest chiefs in Canada at the time.
Two cups of culture and a dash of history

Two cups of culture and a dash of history

A mosaic of cultures is what Canada is known for, and Lac La Biche County is no exception.
Your Community This Week

Your Community This Week

Councillor proposes town cameras

Putting closed-circuit surveillance cameras along Main Street would help reduce crime, say police and a local councilllor.

Terry's Coach's Corner - Voyageurs vs. MacEwan

Voyageurs 4 MacEwan Griffins 1 The sixth week of the 2011-12 ACAC hockey season had the Voyageurs playing a home and home series with the MacEwan Griffins. Last weekend the Voyageurs enjoyed a win and a tie against the Briercrest Clippers.
Plamondon celebrates church renovation

Plamondon celebrates church renovation

After years of planning and thousands of volunteer hours, the Catholic Church officially blessed the recently renovated St. Isidore Parish in Plamondon.

LLB eyed for oil expansion

Lac La Biche County could soon be seeing more oil projects – and the revenue that comes with them – if regulators approve the new in situ projects. The Canadian Natural Resource Ltd.
Greyhound cuts LLB day service

Greyhound cuts LLB day service

Residents who rely on the Greyhound for transportation will have to search for alternatives after the bus company scrapped their daytime Lac La Biche service to and from Edmonton and Fort McMurray.
Plans for large propane tank near schools and restaurant get sidelined by wary council

Plans for large propane tank near schools and restaurant get sidelined by wary council

Plans by a local business owner to expand his propane retail outlet with a large 4,816 cubic-foot tank to be situated near three schools and within a few hundred feet of a fast-food restaurant and the Al-kareem Mosque have been challenged by Lac La B

County takes lead on airport issue

Lac La Biche County is spearheading a $93,000 promotion and awareness campaign to address the impact the closure of the Edmonton City Centre Airport will have on medical air services.