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Dumasfield project called a "fiasco", councillor tells consultant he should be fired

Dumasfield project called a "fiasco", councillor tells consultant he should be fired

A construction project has been dubbed a “fiasco” after Councillors learned of cost overruns totalling hundreds of thousands of dollars. The project involves constructing a storm water pond in Dumasfield, and road paving and utility services work.
Throwback Friday as Portage welcomes 50 years of history

Throwback Friday as Portage welcomes 50 years of history

It promises to be a day rich in memories, anecdotes and powerful emotions. When Portage College alumni reunite in the gym on Friday, September 14, they will bring a collective educational experience spanning more than five decades.
Young boater dies as storm takes canoe

Young boater dies as storm takes canoe

Lac La Biche RCMP say an eight-year-old child is dead after a canoe incident in rough water on Lac la Biche Lake on Saturday. RCMP say the youngster was in a canoe with a 13-year-old youth near Poplar Point when a sudden storm blew across the lake.
Suspect still at large after truck theft and pursuit

Suspect still at large after truck theft and pursuit

Lac La Biche RCMP are continuing their investigation into the theft of a dual-axle pickup truck last week that resulted in a pursuit drawing police from the Boyle area along with municipal peace officers, and tracked across more than 60 kilometres of
Municipal Affairs Minister says area is a "gem"

Municipal Affairs Minister says area is a "gem"

Exploring Lac La Biche’s rich history, reading to children at the library, sampling beer at a brewery, viewing the “beautiful” lake … There was a lot for Municipal Affairs Minister Shaye Anderson to take in during his first visit to the area last Mon
Planning sessions start for 2019 World Archery event

Planning sessions start for 2019 World Archery event

POST Staff A major planning operation for the 2019 World 3D Archery Championships in Lac La Biche County is getting under way.
Culture days planning gets funding help

Culture days planning gets funding help

Three funding grants from the provincial government have been approved for Lac La Biche and area organizations helping to plan Culture Day events for September of this year.
Chamber hosts Market sale Thursday

Chamber hosts Market sale Thursday

Well — who doesn't like a bingo? Or a market? Or a great deal? Or Prizes? The Lac La Biche and District Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with local business are hoping this week's Sidewalk Sale and Market will offer something most local residents w
Pow Wow Days tradition continues this weekend

Pow Wow Days tradition continues this weekend

Months of preparation layered on years of tradition will be on display this weekend as the Lac La Biche region celebrates its long-standing summer celebration Pow Wow Days.
World stage hoop dancer at Pow Wow Days

World stage hoop dancer at Pow Wow Days

Multi-talented doesn't seem to quite do it. Dallas Arcand Jr.
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