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School board goes to public for budget help

The Northern Lights School Division board of trustees asked parents, teachers and community members for help in determining priorities when reducing the upcoming school year budget by $1.7 million.
Stay off the tracks for rail safety week

Stay off the tracks for rail safety week

Rail Safety Week runs from May 2 to 8, and CN police are asking for the public’s help in saving lives and preventing incidents.

NLSD ask for public's help in trimming $1.7 million from budget

The Northern Lights School Division is hosting a series of public consultations as they seek the help of parents, students, and community members to help determine which school programs should be kept in the face of looming budget cuts.

A raise for LLB County council? Maybe

How much should a county councillor be paid? Ask some councillors, and the answer is more than the current amount. Others say the issue is one of pay equity between municipalities.

SRD Minister talks about LARP

The Lower Athabasca Regional Plan (LARP) will define how land is used across the region, from conservation, to recreation, to industrial, uses.

No candidates forum in Lac La Biche County

A candidate showdown for Lac La Biche County residents interested in federal politics is looking like a non-event after three weeks of unsuccessful attempts to roundup the four contenders in the Fort McMurray-Atha­basca riding.

Interpretive Society requests records rights

The Interpretive Society is no longer pursuing construction of a building, and have instead focused their efforts on preserving the history of the Lac La Biche region.

Budget approved

Lac La Biche County councillors passed the municipality ’s 2011 bud­get last Tuesday. The $50 million document passed by one vote.
Local group donates $100,000 to rebuild history

Local group donates $100,000 to rebuild history

“We want to start telling our story,” said Rod Webb, a member of the Lakeland Interpretive Society, about a recent $100,000 donation from the group to help rebuild a 98-year old ship model.
Music Festival kicks off this week

Music Festival kicks off this week

Students Colleen Kaufman and Michael Wheeler along with other Lac La Biche area students are gearing up for the 38th year of the Music Festival which starts tomorrow.