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Tuesday , 14 July 2020
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Bianca Mazziotti

Bianca Mazziotti is a York University graduate with a Professional Writing degree, who found a passion in reporting. She was fortunate enough to get a reporting job in the beautiful hamlet of Lac La Biche, and she has loved learning about the town and the people in it.

Barber gives back to extended care patients

Omar Saleh is once again able to give back. The owner of Omer’s Barbershop is now allowed to give free haircuts to the extended care patients at the William J. Cadzow-Lac La Biche Healthcare Centre since COVID-19 restrictions are loosening.  “It’s exciting that I get to go back to the …

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Elderly man crashes into Scotiabank in LLB

An elderly man crashed into the Scotiabank on Main St. in Lac La Biche early Thursday morning, on July 9. RCMP received two calls at roughly 8:30am and said the driver had lost control of his vehicle because he was experiencing a minor medical emergency. He was taken to the …

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Ag Minister hears Lac La Biche farmers flood concerns

Good to excellent crops down to 40% during state of agricultural disaster, said Minister Dreeshen Last Thursday, the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Devin Dreeshen, visited the hamlet of Lac La Biche to talk with local farmers, the service board, and members of council. On June 12, County council declared …

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Peace officers focusing on impaired driving

For the month of July, Lac La Biche County Peace Officers will be focusing on impaired driving. According to Statistics Canada, the majority of people who drink and drive are repeat offenders. “In 2014, about 4 per cent of drivers in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, Yukon and Nunavut reported driving in …

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Fines coming for left-hand turns on main roads LLB

Lac La Biche County Peace Officers want to remind residents that making left-hand turns across street lines on the main roads is illegal, and if caught, residents will face a $155 fine. Chris Clark, manager of enforcement services, says they catch anywhere from three to five people a day making …

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Lac La Biche Show and Shine crowns winners

The four winners of the Vintage Show & Shine have been announced. The two winners for the 1990 and up category are Gerald Gladue with a 2014 Challenger, and Jessie Malofe with a 2011 Challenger. The two winners for the vintage car category are Theyb Tarabien with a 1969 Camero, …

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Moghrabi estimates LLB flood damages could top $4M

The County is still assessing the damage Lac La Biche County has sent a request to the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Kaycee Madu, for $1.6 million dollars to help cover the cost of the damages due to the flooding that occurred in June. Mayor, Omer Moghrabi, said the $1.6 million …

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MAZZIOTTI: The scam of the motivational speaker

I’ve been to two Tony Robbins seminars, and they were vastly different experiences. The second event was very much the same as the first, but what had changed was me. Now I see it for what it is–a scam. Tony Robbins is a life coach, best-selling author, and public speaker. …

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