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Kinettes Club of Lac La Biche to hold 1st annual Cookie Walk

If you are finding it difficult to get a head start on your Christmas baking this year, never fear; the Kinette Club of Lac La Biche have you covered. December 4 will mark their first annual Cookie Walk, with proceeds going to Santa’s Helpers.
RCMP member pleads guilty to assault

RCMP member pleads guilty to assault

A Lac La Biche RCMP constable has been suspended without pay after he plead guilt to assaulting a prisoner at the local detachment ’s holding cells last September. Const.

Local bird watchers help out with 111th Christmas Bird Count event

Blowing winds, blizzards and minus 30 degree temperatures are par for the course when you take part in the annual Christmas bird count.

Crime clips

Giving a friend a ride home from the Lac La Biche RCMP detachment ended up costing a Lac La Biche man $3,000 in tickets. The man arrived at the detachment just after 2:30 a.m.
Local student wins anti-bullying logo contest

Local student wins anti-bullying logo contest

When Grade 11 Ecole Plamondon student Danika Sehn entered an anti-bullying poster con­test, which was put together by the Drayton Valley Family and Com­munity Support Ser­vices in co-operation with the Pembina Crisis Connection Society, she never dre
Benefit for Tianna raises $30,000

Benefit for Tianna raises $30,000

Lac La Biche area resident Colleen Skyrpan never imagined her 11-year-old daughter Tianna – who has donated her hair twice to Kids for Cancer – would end up with T-Cell Lym­phoma.
Country veteran Jamie Warren sings up a Christmas treat

Country veteran Jamie Warren sings up a Christmas treat

It sounds like Jamie Warren is looking forward to talking to Lac La Biche concert-goers just as much as he is looking forward to singing to them. "quote about people there..." The veteran Canadian country music star will be in Lac La Biche on Dec.
Troubled home has nice history

Troubled home has nice history

Weeds have taken over the front lawn, exposed electrical wires hang from the ceiling and slanted steps with brown paper bags left over from squatters is what the fiveplex on 103rd street now looks like.

Local volunteer recognized by community and the province

Having won the Coach of the Year, Athlete of the Year, Volunteer of the Year in Canada award, local volunteer and archery club promoter Rene Schaub was still shocked when he found out Lac La Biche County employees nominated him for a provincial award