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Lac La Biche News

UPDATE: Slave Lake fire sends smoke over Lac La Biche

UPDATE The smoke in the air is from the Slave Lake and Janvier Fires. Forestry officials say the wind shifted from the southeast to the northwest overnight. No major fires are burning within the Lac La Biche area.

CN invests $10 million in LLB-Ft.Mac line

In an effort to improve transport time and to be more efficient, Canadian National Railway an­nounced last Tuesday that they will invest $10 million in improvements to the Lac La Biche line extending to Fort McMurray.

Take a stroll for art

Lac La Biche artists are gearing up for the first ever art walk on June 11, offering residents and visitors the chance to go on a walking tour of local art displays inside different businesses to admire local art.

Dry Earth Wind & Fire

Fires at all corners of the region have had fire departments and forestry crews busy over the windy weekend.
County firefighters battle blazes

County firefighters battle blazes

Lac La Biche County fire departments were kept busy last weekend battling numerous fires throughout the county.

Council looks at Bold Center management options

A discussion on management of the Bold Center has lead Lac La Biche County council to consider re-creating a regional recreation board.

County sells "drug house" land to developer

Lac La Biche County council has agreed to sell the property at 10308-103 St. purchased by the previous council, with the buyer paying $131,000. That’s less than half of what the county originally paid for the property.

Student conference moved from Bold Center because of fieldhouse work

The Northern Lights School Division student conference, which was to be held at the Bold Center this Thursday, has been moved to Bonnyville due to warranty work being done in the Bold Center fieldhouse.

LLB to benefit from Cenovus growth

The Cenovus Christina Lake SAGD plant near Conklin is in the early stages of a large expansion that will likely lead to increased need for services and labour from Lac La Biche.

Peace Officer's role to be looked at by council

The Lac La Biche County Peace Officers have been the focus of public meetings and discussions over the past month, after a resident’s complaint against a peace officer sparked an investigation by county senior administration.