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No more smear campaigns

No more smear campaigns

With the federal election quickly approaching, I had to mentally prepare myself for the negative side of campaigning. I think way too much time is spent on smear campaigns, and sharing information that’s not relevant to voters.
Congratulations, Team Ahkameyimok

Congratulations, Team Ahkameyimok

Last week, the finale of the seventh season for The Amazing Race Canada aired. Local fans, along with the rest of the country, watched as James Makokis and Anthony Johnson crossed the finish line.
MLWS not in favour of weir removal

MLWS not in favour of weir removal

Dear Editor, Moose Lake, like many of the lakes in the Lakeland region, provides innumerable services. Thousands of people utilize Moose Lake for recreational activities, and call the watershed their home.
UPDATE : They're buying it ... now column has to change

UPDATE : They're buying it ... now column has to change

Publisher’s Note: We wrote the following column a day before Lac La Biche County council decided they could afFORD to say OK to spend $5 million to turn the former Lac La Biche Ford dealership (originally OK Ford) into a new protective services unit.

Letter Team Finland says thanks

Lac La Biche and it's sincerely warm and friendly people made such an impact on me, I will never forget you.
LETTER : Team Israel send thanks to community for Worlds

LETTER : Team Israel send thanks to community for Worlds

I would be grateful if you let the people of llb read our thank you note as its the best way to reach all of the great helpful and lovely people we met.

OK ... where's the fire?

There’s a poorly kept rumour in the community that the municipality is looking at spending $5-6 million or so to buy a currently empty building that once held a prominent private business, and convert it into a new Fire and Protective Services headqu
Stop banning ‘the boy who lived’

Stop banning ‘the boy who lived’

I feel like at the beginning of every school year, there’s always a news story about a book or series being banned for whatever reason.
Left out, or forgotten?

Left out, or forgotten?

As a rural Alberta community plagued with crime, I thought for sure we would have made the cut for the Minister of Justice Doug Schweitzer’s provincial tour. Meagan MacEachern The MacEachern Mindset Guess I was wrong.
About AHS advisories

About AHS advisories

Dear Editor, As partners in health, it’s important to us that community residents understand our role and goals when it comes to identifying health risks in recreational bodies of water, and the steps we take to reduce exposure to those risks.