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Portage College to create first Pipeline Training Facility

Portage College to create first Pipeline Training Facility

Portage College continues to innovate, this time by creating Alberta’s first Pipeline Training Facility.
AHS favours dialysis bus, not fixed unit at hospital

AHS favours dialysis bus, not fixed unit at hospital

Alberta Health Ser­vices has yet to commit to a permanent dialysis treatment centre inside the William J. Cadzow Health Centre, despite some very pointed words from local and provincial politicians. Last week, Lac La Biche-St.
Family bikes 483 km to fight deadly disease

Family bikes 483 km to fight deadly disease

It’s dusk, and Keith Black has travelled 133 kilometres on his CCM road bike today. He coasts down a steep hill and into the Hamlet of Lac La Biche, trucks honking as they pass.
County says curbside pick-up program a work in progress, but a necessary one

County says curbside pick-up program a work in progress, but a necessary one

After 20 years of discussion, planning and delay, the time has finally come to pull the trigger on the Lac La Biche County solid waste transitional plan, and the first phase came into effect two weeks ago when County launched their curb-side garbage
Local shoots bear that wandered into his house

Local shoots bear that wandered into his house

It was like Goldilocks and the Three Bears in reverse. A local man recently encountered a curious bear that had wandered into the foyer of his Lakeview Estates-area home. The man shot and killed the animal in the entranceway of his house.
crossword - Keeping it Rural

crossword - Keeping it Rural

Saskiw says "heads should roll" at AHS over LLB dialysis

Saskiw says "heads should roll" at AHS over LLB dialysis

MLA Shayne Saskiw had very strong words to say about the handling of local dialysis services by provincial officials. “Heads should roll [at Alberta Health Ser­vices],” Saskiw said at a meeting with Lac La Biche County Council on July 12.
Brokerlink spearheads campaign to raise funds for rare disorder

Brokerlink spearheads campaign to raise funds for rare disorder

Williams Syndrome Awareness week runs from Aug. 1 to 7, but the Lac La Biche branch of Brokerlink will be running a fundraising campaign for a full month, from July 16 to Aug.
Art community thriving in LLB

Art community thriving in LLB

After last week’s column about the lack of dedicated art-space in Lac La Biche, several members of the art community came forward to share ideas and let residents know that art in Lac La Biche isn’t just an afterthought, it is a thriving community.
Tornado Watch issued by Enviro Canada for Lac La Biche Area

Tornado Watch issued by Enviro Canada for Lac La Biche Area

Environment Canada has issued a Tornado Watch for the areas within and neighbouring Lac La Biche County.
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