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Getting LLB connected

It took five workers four days to install a 300-foot tower last week that will connect Lac La Biche residents to high speed Internet.

Portage loses matching funding from gov

A decision by the ministry of Advanced Education to suspend funding to the Access to the Future grant program, which matched fundraising dollars for post-secondary schools, will impact Portage College’s efforts to raise money for program development

Bank robber charged with 32 offenses

RCMP have charged Franklin William Gladue-the man who committed armed robbery at seven different banks across the province including the ATB in Lac La Biche- with 32 charges including seven counts of a robbery with a weapon and eight counts of posses
LLB Mountie could face months in jail for jailhouse assault

LLB Mountie could face months in jail for jailhouse assault

Lac La Biche RCMP officer Desmond Sandboe, who is facing sentencing in relation to the assault of Andrew Clyburn in September 2009, should face a minimum of six months of jail time, said Crown Prosecutor Jason Neustaeter in an Edmonton courtroom last

County sends letter to Department of National Defence about Cold Lake "involvement" with Lac La Biche tax dollars

While La Biche County councillors complain to the Minister of National Defence about a Cold Lake air force official they feel is getting too involved in municipal politics, military spokespeople say 4Wing Cold Lake Colonel David Wheeler has the full

Big Dock soon to be history

What’s the Big Dock worth? One dollar is what lac La Biche County has paid to aquire the aging structure. The Big Dock sitting in a bay on Lac La Biche may soon be just a memory, now that it belongs to Lac La Biche County.

Traffic on Hwy 881 at standstill

An earlier accident involving a tractor-trailer sliding into the ditch off of Highway 881 near Heart Lake blocked the highway for almost an hour, causing traffic to build up in both directions.

Mounties shhot armed man in Grassland

A man described only as being “in his 40s” was taken to an Edmonton hospital Sunday night after being shot by a local RCMP member.

Cold Lake Air Force boss flies into Lac La Biche land debate

Whether he’s a federal bureaucrat dabbling into the affairs of local politics, or a concerned military officer wanting the best for the personnel under his command, CFB Cold Lake Com­manding Officer Col.
Leftover lint causes dryer fire in Dumasfield

Leftover lint causes dryer fire in Dumasfield

A Lac La Biche man Gained a new appreciation for laundry maintenance as a Tide of firefighters Bounced into his Dumasfield home last Thursday morning to put out a dryer fire.