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Tag Archives: Elk Point

Fibre optic coming to Elk Point

Fibre op is coming to Elk Point, starting with the town’s office. At Monday night’s town council meeting council voted to approve a five year contract with Telus. The decision was made following a presentation to council by Telus explaining the particulars of how the phone system would work and …

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Animal trap agreement deferred to Public Works

A decision on the proposed ‘Animal Trap Agreement’ for the Town of Elk Point has been deferred to the Public Works meeting on Oct. 13 following a lengthy discussion by town council. As drafted, the agreement would put responsibility for trapped animals on the person using them. “Anyone who would …

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Elk Point franchise fees unchanged

Franchise fees charged in the Town of Elk Point will stay the same going in to 2021. According to information included in the agenda package, the town raised the franchise fee for ATCO Electric from 3.6 per cent to 5 per cent in 2019. Administration recommended against further increases “due …

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Parade of Hope running through Elk Point

Elk Point RCMP have come together in an effort to inspire hope in the community amidst a year filled with uncertainty with what they’re calling the Parade of Hope this Friday. The event is being spearheaded by S/Sgt. Dave Henry, who felt the need to bring people together after seeing …

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Town of Elk Point Mayor & CAO Meet with Premier Jason Kenney

Last Wednesday evening, the Town of Elk Point Mayor Lorne Young and CAO Ken Gwozdz met with Premier Jason Kenney and MLA David Hanson, along with municipal neighbors County of St. Paul, Town of St. Paul and Village of Glendon. Mayor Young addressed the need for broadband in our community, …

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Stoney Lake issued blue-green algae advisory

Alberta Health Services has issued a blue-green algae advisory for Stoney Lake, located 15 minutes west of Elk Point, on Monday. Avoid all contact with blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) blooms. If contact occurs, wash with tap water as soon as possible. Do not swim or wade (or allow your pets to swim or …

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EPOS staying put for the immediate future

Horizons Outreach school in St. Paul will remain closed Despite being scheduled for closure earlier in the year, the Elk Point Outreach School (EPOS) will remain open and at its current location for the next two years. The school was originally going to be relocated into the F.G. Miller Jr./Sr. …

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SPORTSHOUND: Ready to play, but not today

Image: Elk Point Midget Sox 1999 Tales from the Doug-Out: July 7th, 2020 Congratulations to all the 2020 graduates. The class of 2020 is the one that everyone will remember forever. The year it didn’t happen. This past weekend got me thinking of all the years we did have grade …

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Ready for the Prime Time

Image: Opening ceremonies Alberta Midget A Baseball Provincials 1998 Tales from the Doug-Out: June 16th, 2020 Stage two of our historical Covid 19 relaunch has just started. Let’s hope we can get through it in flying colours and get on to Stage three, and then on to Exit Stage Right?! …

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