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Wednesday , 14 April 2021

Jena Colbourne

AHS thanks St Paul Healthcare Auxiliary

Pictured: left to right Auxiliary member Raymonde Boulianne, Auxiliary President Evelyn Collins, Area Manager Allied Health Sharon Winik, Occupational Therapist Paul (PJ) Dechaine, Auxiliary Member Gladys Boisvert, and Therapy Assistant Amy Malmberg. Photo captured prior to social distancing protocols.  The Occupational Therapy Department at Alberta Health Services’ St. Therese Healthcare …

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Two SPERD outreach schools to close

St. Paul Education Regional Division (SPERD) board has voted to close two outreach schools. Both Elk Point Outreach School (EPOS) and New Horizons in St. Paul will be closed following the current school year. Enrolled students will finish their 2019-20 studies virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision to …

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Local lawyer nominated for Top 25 lawyers in Canada

Leighton Grey, of Grey Wowk Spencer LLP, has been nominated as one of Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada, in the field of Human Rights, Advocacy and Criminal Law. The nomination comes as a huge accomplishment for Grey, considering 85% of those nominated practice in Eastern Canada. Sponsored …

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Lac La Biche County holds fire ban in place

Lac La Biche County said it will not lift its fire ban until the province lifts theirs. A statement released by the County read, “Alberta Agriculture & Forestry has not lifted the fire ban in the Forest Protection Area. Because that covers more than three-quarters of Lac La Biche County, …

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Lakeland region remains clear of COVID-19 cases

All COVID-19 cases in the Lakeland have recovered, with zero new cases in the region, as of Thursday evening.     Alberta’s COVID-19 hospitalization rates remain low with 59 people in hospital, six of whom are in intensive care. In total, 5,710 Albertans have recovered from COVID-19. Four more Albertans …

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COVID-19 cases remain at zero for Lakeland region

There are no cases of COVID-19 for the second day in a row as of Wednesday evening. All cases in the general Lakeland region have been resolved. There were 16 total cases in the region since March 17th, 2020; The Municipal District of Bonnyville had seven, County of St. Paul …

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No active COVID cases in Lakeland region

The Lakeland region is reporting zero active COVID cases as of Tuesday afternoon. There are seven recovered cases from the Municipal District of Bonnyville region, six recovered cases from the Vermilion River County and three recovered cases from the County of St. Paul. Alberta’s COVID-19 hospitalization rates remain low with …

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Elk Point RCMP make multiple arrests after warrant operation

“Multiple charges were laid as a result of this operation,” says Sergeant David Henry, Elk Point Detachment Commander. “We will continue to target known offenders in order to disrupt criminal activities.” On May 12, 2020, Elk Point RCMP with assistance from RCMP Air Services, Eastern Alberta District Rural Crime Reduction …

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Whoa! Virtual Fundraiser Brings In $12,500

Last Saturday, members of the 2nd Chance Trail Ride Society took part in their first ever Virtual Trail Ride to raise funds and awareness about Organ and Tissue donation. The members, along with a handful of supporters, saddled up and rode part of the Alberta Iron Horse Trail, sharing live …

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